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Stable Flat

(Ref. 916097)

Scone near Perth, Perthshire, Angus & Fife Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • lovely (16)
  • grounds (13)
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41 Customer Reviews

  • "Just spent a lovely week at Stable flat."

    Would highly recommend it. Dog friendly. The gardens are beautiful as was the Pinetum. Owners very accommodating. Suggestion would be to have some paper information on local attractions. Also recommendation for places to eat. But we asked and got couple recommendations. It was the best Sykes accommodation we have stayed at to date. We wish the family all the best for their up coming care project.

    Reviewed by Jm5.0Aug 2022

  • "Wonderful location with excellent genuinely caring friendly hosts."

    Very comfortable dog friendly property that met our needs. Only constructive feedback would be to oil the creaking front door. Would return as the stay was perfect.

    Reviewed by Fiona4.7Aug 2022

  • "Lovely stable flat in wonderful grounds."

    Owner was there if we needed anything. My only moan would be that it said there was a DVD player and there wasn’t. This would have been useful due to very poor tv reception. We did manage to get our own Google chrome set up to their Wi-Fi which was very good. The weather was particularly good. So managed to get out and sbout

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jun 2022

  • "All was as we expected for a perfect stay"

    Thank you for your kind feedback Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lilias5.0Apr 2022

  • "Well equipped, warm and comfortable."

    Beautiful area with a stunning garden. Lots of walks nearby and a good location for Perth racecourse and the city itself.

    Thank you for your comments. Thanks to lots of hard work the garden is looking even better Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne4.1Apr 2022

  • "We had such a genuinely warm welcome and really enjoyed the grounds of the house."

    Roomy flat with everything you needed. We had a brilliant stay.

    Glad you enjoyed your visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Mar 2022

  • "Absolutely perfect property."

    Much nicer and bigger than the photos make out. The beds are comfy and pretty much everything you can think of is provided. Cleanliness was really good too. The owners were lovely, not intrusive but there should you need them. They even provided sledges for our children when it snowed! The WIFI worked well, handy for teenagers. Amazing surroundings with excellent walks. Great for wildlife. Super quiet at night. The flat was lovely and warm as well. We are already planning on coming back.

    Thank you so much for your kind words. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had a wonderful short break at this property."

    The host was friendly and approachable and nothing was too much to ask. His knowledge of the wildlife and ecology of the area was refreshing and welcomed. We would definitely return to this comfortable and well placed accommodation.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback and it is good to know you enjoyed the break Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Dec 2021

  • "Well equipped flat."

    Lots of good walks nearby.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had a great time at Stable Flat."

    It’s location is fantastic, you’re in the middle of the beautiful grounds of a stately home which are really are outstanding. You are also only 2/3 miles from Perth. The flat was clean, comfortable and warm. We were made most welcome and certainly considering returning soon !

    Thank you for such kind comments and really glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan4.4Nov 2021

  • "Excellent location and accomodstion."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by John4.7Oct 2021

  • "Lovely property- fantastic location and lovely hosts."

    We were made to feel really welcome but enjoyed a stay without being disturbed

    Thank you for for your feedback and so pleased you had an enjoyable stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2021

  • "Comfortable, clean flat just on the outskirts of Perth."

    Great base for exploring the area. Owner Stephen was on hand and very helpful. Lovely grounds. Access would be a little difficult for those not confident on stairs.

    I agree the stairs could be a challenge if you are not steady on your feet. We try to keep them swept and in the winter we salt them to make sure they are not icy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Oct 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time at Stable Flat, it is a lovely warm comfortable place with good access to Perth and local amenities."

    It was perfect for us to get away from normal life for a while, good facilities in the flat all very well presented in lovely surroundings. I have no hesitation in recommending Stable Flat for a great getaway.

    Thank you for such positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We are working hard to make the garden even better. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Sep 2021

  • "Stable Flat was lovely clean and cosy great location for Perth and great for ..."

    Stable Flat was lovely clean and cosy great location for Perth and great for dog walking would definitely go back Shona Nichol Sept 2021

    Reviewed by Shona5.0Sep 2021

  • "The Stables Flat was perfect for our holiday."

    Very well equipped and cosy and in a beautiful location. We particularly enjoyed the grounds and the walk to the pinetum. A very small criticism would be that the kitchen was so well equipped there was no cupboard space for our own food.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Sep 2021

  • "All was very fine."

    ..Except, for us, the mattresses. They were much softer than we like. I have mentioned this to Stephen.

    Reviewed by David4.4Jul 2021

  • "The location is just wonderful and the owners are such lovely people."

    We had a fabulous weeks holiday here

    Reviewed by Gill4.1Jul 2021

  • "Wonderful location with the freedom to use the grounds of the large house which the stables are attached to."

    The dogs loved it!

    Reviewed by Hamish4.7Oct 2020

  • "I think the photos and description on Sykes' website don't do this place justice."

    The apartment is set within the extensive grounds of a beautiful house and if you are a nature and animal lover it is the perfect place for a holiday. We absolutely loved visiting the horses in the stables right next to the apartment and the two gorgeous alpacas. We also had walks through the gardens up to the pinetum. The apartment itself was extremely clean, cosy and comfortable and very well equipped. If you are looking for a base to explore magnificent Perthshire I cannot recommend The Stables highly enough.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely flat and owners very helpful."

    Reviewed by Rachel4.1Aug 2020

  • "A lovely property, in beautiful grounds."

    Great for dog walking, and a nice base to visit surrounding area. Helpful and friendly owner. Would visit again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2020

  • "Beautiful flat in a beautiful location What a fantastic place!"

    Stunning location with beautiful views. The flat had everything you could need and was very comfortable. The owner was very welcoming and couldn't be more helpful (the eggs from his chickens were delicious!). We were visiting family in Perth so it was the perfect location for us. Will definitely stay again when in the area.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Mar 2020

  • "The owners are really welcoming and helpful."

    The dog walks locally are excellent. The boiler room for drying outdoor garments etc was really useful. Beautiful grounds. Lovely flat.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Nov 2019

  • "Great place on the outskirts of Scone, Perth."

    We will be back!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Nov 2019

  • "Great place, great on site host - will use again"

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Oct 2019

  • "The place we stayed was very nice and relaxing very pleasant owners and well worth to stay would highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Oct 2019

  • "The owner is very friendly and most helpful."

    He allows his visitors to use the gardens, an idyll of mature trees and ponds. I even saw a red squirrel. It's very quiet but only short drive from Perth and Scone. The flat is well equipped and very clean. The outside spiral staircase may provide accessibility problems for some. A lovely place.

    Reviewed by Georgia4.4Sep 2019

  • "Great place and location."

    Reviewed by Gopal4.1Aug 2019

  • "Lovely spot just outside Scone."

    Plenty of space for the kids who had a great time on the wooden play fortress in the garden, and feeding grass to the horses. We’d definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Aug 2019

  • "We enjoyed the flat, very much, so peaceful and relaxing there."

    Stephen was an excellent host and showed us round when we first arrived. I would certainly recommend this flat to friends and family. Thank you .

    Reviewed by Sandra4.7Jul 2019

  • "We most enjoyed the lovely stable flat , and the beautiful countryside."

    The flat was nicely decorated and clean and comfortable. The owners were polite and accommodating. There are some horses in the fields surrounding the property and wonderful nature gardens to walk freely around. There are some fabulous trees , giant cactus, ponds , green fields .. lovely .

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jul 2019

  • "Ideal accommodation with friendly owners."

    Slight hiccup - could not get dvd player to work.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely flat and the owner was helpful with us and polite."

    The sofa bed is really comfy, wonderful countryside and delightful horses and a mate and foal just super .

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Jul 2018

  • "Lovely gardens and grounds which we could use at any time."

    The owners and their staff very friendly and happy to talk about the horses and the grounds.

    3.8Jun 2018

  • "This was a last minute booking as my mother in law was seriously ill and we needed some accommodation urgently."

    The lady we spoke to at Sykes could not have been more helpful, understanding or accommodating. A Special thanks to her.

    Reviewed by Eric3.4Apr 2018

  • "Came down from Aberdeen & Mintlaw with my Mum & our dogs , for a little break away , beautiful setting very comfortable flat to stay the dogs hit use of their huge garden & lots of fun ."

    There is also a tennis court too if you like your sport . The owner was very nice & made sure we had everything & knew how everything worked , always very friendly . So close to Perth , Scone , Dundee , Tillicoultry & Stirling and loads of others too we just never had the time !! The only worry for me was my mum is 75 and still reasonably fit but the stairs up to the flat where for her a wee bit difficult . I’ll defiantly be returning would love to see it in summer . I’d give this a huge rating 10 stars !!!

    Reviewed by K5.0Nov 2017

  • "THIS COTTAGE WAS FOR WORK AND IT WAS AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR US AS WE HAD TO ..."

    THIS COTTAGE WAS FOR WORK AND IT WAS AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR US AS WE HAD TO TRAVEL VARIOUS DISTANCES INCLUDING AVIEMORE AND FORT WILLIAM

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Feb 2017

  • "The owner of the cottage was easy going and we got on with him well, a real gentleman."

    Good sized accommodation, importance of the main house and it's grounds not mentioned in description, we really enjoyed it.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2016

  • "The property was first class owners very helpful and top people nothing was ever ..."

    The property was first class owners very helpful and top people nothing was ever to much trouble if you had a problem left you alone grounds where stunning and well cared for clean and tidy

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Oct 2016

  • "Fabulous location set in private grounds."

    .. Great for long walks with the family and the dog... Would recommend this property to anyone... Will definitely visit here again..!!

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Aug 2016

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Summary

  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and sofa bed.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Shared formal gardens with unfenced ponds, children's play area and furniture
  • Stabling on request
  • Use of owner's tennis court available on request
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Unfenced ponds within the gardens of this property, children to be supervised
  • Note: Property situated above disused stables/storage area and a garage
  • Note: Property accessed via external stairs.

The property

Scone 1.2 miles.

This charming stable block conversion is situated alongside the owners’ country house, near the village of Scone in beautiful Perthshire.

Well appointed, with views over the tennis courts and gardens, this Scone cottage is ideal for families or couples wishing to enjoy time together in one of the most scenic parts of Scotland.

All first floor, and reached by external steps, this Scone cottage has a sitting room with a dining area, a kitchen, and two bedrooms including a twin room leading off the sitting room, and a double bedroom at the other end of the property.

The front of this Perthshire cottage overlooks the stable yard adjoining the owners’ property, while the rear faces the tennis courts and formal gardens.

Here is the ideal place to take a stroll and soak up the tranquil atmosphere of these beautiful gardens.

Should you wish it, there is also stabling available on request.

Walk or cycle through the stunning surrounding countryside, or try one of two courses at nearby Murrayshall Golf Club, only a two-minute drive away.

Why not delve into historic Scotland on a visit to Scone Palace and its spectacular gardens, or enjoy a thrilling day out at Perth Racecourse?

This Scone cottage is the ideal base for exploring central Scotland with the towns of Perth, Dundee and Stirling all within an easy drive, along with the stunning scenery around Dunkeld and the superb Loch Tay.

A charming Perthshire cottage, with something to offer visitors whatever the time of year.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band C

Short-term Holiday Let Licence No: PK-12257-P

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About the location

SCONE

Perth 2 miles; Dunkeld 16 miles; Dundee 19 miles; Stirling 36 miles.

The village of Scone sits two miles north of Perth, and is correctly called New Scone to differentiate it from Old Scone, which had been a medieval village based around the monastery of Scone Abbey and abandoned in the 19th century. The new village was planned by the Earl of Mansfield, whose family seat is Scone Palace, and began being built in 1805. Old Scone had been the historic capital of Scotland in the Middle Ages and was the coronation venue for Scotland’s monarchs, atop the famous Stone of Scone. Scone Palace dates from the early 1800s in the Georgian Gothic style and is a popular visitor attraction open to the public, with rooms and grounds, including a remarkable pineturn. There is a selection of local shops and amenities in Scone, as well as Perth Racecourse, the two 18-hole Murrayshall golf courses, and a wider range of shops are available in nearby Perth. Scone is in the heart of Macbeth Country with his hill fort at nearby Dunsinane and Birnam Wood at Dunkeld. The attractive village of Dunkeld sits to the north, and the wonderful woodland walks at the Hermitage offer a great day out in the country. A wonderful base for exploring the south east of Scotland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas