Cardean Mill

Meigle near Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 961633)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Blairgowrie 9 miles.

Built in 1840 and located in the idyllic, tranquil riverside location, Cardean Mill is a beautiful property perched between two bridges with picturesque surroundings.

Set along the banks of Dean Water and just 1 mile away from the pretty village of Meigle, known to be one of the oldest villages in Scotland, this former Lint Mill is the perfect getaway for a family or group of friends looking for a calming retreat.

This fantastic renovated mill is oozing with character and retains many of its traditional features, including the working, internal mill wheel and the overhead Velux windows which create a bright and airy feel.

The large, open plan sitting and dining area is freshly decorated and has plenty of comfortable seating for you to sit and relax after a long day exploring.

In addition, the well-equipped kitchen also has all the amenities you need to make a delicious home-cooked meal.

Over two floors, every room has wonderful views of the countryside and river.

There are four bedrooms within the property, including one ground floor twin with a large en-suite shower room, a master double bedroom that has floor-to-ceiling windows with delightful views, as well as en-suite facilities and another double bedroom with walk-in wardrobes.

There is also a family bathroom on the first floor which features a traditional roll-top, freestanding bath.

Outside, the grounds within the property are impressive with plenty of space for the children to play, including the play area that is fitted with swings, a climbing frame and slides.

The lawned area with furniture and barbecue offers the perfect, relaxing, riverside alfresco dining spot.

Right on your doorstep you will find regular sightings of wildlife such as otters, kingfishers, deer and even beavers.

With the garden extending over 1.5 acres of land and access to the neighbouring woodland, you could even go trout fishing and canoeing which is permitted on the river.

Nearby there is plenty to do in your surroundings, including a selection of golf courses - the famous Gleneagles and St. Andrews being only a 45 minute drive away, an outdoor activity centre and even canoeing and walking and cycling tracks.

Admire the stunning architecture and mystique of Glamis Castle or you could even take a day trip to the ski centre nearby!

Nearby is the large town of Blairgowrie and the city of Perth which has an array of attractions, theatres, a shopping mall, numerous pubs and restaurants, as well as nightlife.

With superb views and placed amongst stunning countryside, Cardean Mill is the perfect getaway for a group looking to relax in a peaceful atmosphere.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with roll-top freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in boiler cupboard, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed lawned surrounding the property with wishing well, gazebo and furniture, BBQ and children's play area (please ensure children are supervised here)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, cafe, gift shop and pub 1 mile
  • Notes: The property is beside a river and the mill wheel feature is unfenced, please ensure children are supervised.

About the location

BLAIRGOWRIE

Perth 16 miles; Dundee 19 miles.

The red stone town of Blairgowrie is situated on the banks of the River Ericht, where it emerges from spectacular gorges in Strathmore. With good shops and great restaurants, it makes an excellent base for exploring Perthshire, the beautiful Angus Glens and is a gateway to the Highlands. Surrounded by rolling fields - famed for their raspberries - the town is overlooked by hills and mountains, and is home to Scotland's largest skiing centre at Glenshee. It's the perfect terrain for riding, cycling and walking, whilst golfers are well-catered for with several excellent courses (including Rosemount) locally and St Andrews and Gleneagles also within easy reach. Marvel at the world's tallest hedge at Meikleour (600m long and 30m high), see Meigle's collection of Pictish sculpted stones, or listen to stirring tales at Glamis Castle, the setting for Macbeth and said to be Scotland's most haunted castle! The small town of Dunkeld is also worth a visit with its historic cathedral, riverside walks, Big Trees, such as the Birnam Oak and parent Larches of Dunkeld, and the Hermitage, which offers impressive waterfalls. Blairgowrie is also close to the Loch of the Lowes which is home to breeding ospreys.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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