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This property is no longer available - this entry is due to expire. Poised on the edge of Scotland's majestic Highlands, Crieff is nestled in amongst some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery. Whether it's walking, golfing, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, abseiling or strolling along Crieff�s High Street, Strathearn's stunning hills and glens are a breathtaking backdrop. The cozy and conveniently situated Upper Crust Apartment provides a home from home for visitors taking advantage of all there is to offer.

Within walking distance from the flat are two of Crieff's lovely parks: Taylor Park with its play ground and pathway perfect for children to cycle alongside the Turret burn, and Macrosty Park with its beautiful views and lovely trees. Overlooking the town is the Knock at the Crieff Hydro with a 360 degree vista of the area.

For golfers, Strathearn has a wide variety of golf courses on its doorstep. From the championship courses at Gleneagles (home of the Ryder Cup in 2014) to the wee Foulford course in the Sma' Glen. Even if you are having a bad round, the beautiful scenery will surely cheer you up! Cyclists can pedal down the beautiful quiet country lanes between Crieff and its neighbouring villages Muthill, Comrie and Auchterarder or take to the hills: the Laggan and Knock are favourites. Fishermen can enjoy a spot of angling at any one of Strathearn's beautiful lochs or rivers. The River Earn runs through Crieff where it meets the River Turret. Salmon, sea trout and grayling fishing are readily available on the river at reasonable cost. Nearby Loch Earn is very popular with boat and bank anglers.

Other treasures unique to Strathearn are: Innerpeffray Library with its literary treasures and intellectual history, whisky tasting at The Famous Grouse at Glenturret Distillery (Scotland's oldest distillery), the parterre gardens at Drummond Castle, pot painting at the Ceramic Experience and Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre. Locals and visitors alike enjoy quality local events including the Crieff Markets held on the second Saturday of each month from April - October; Comrie's Fortnight Festival in July/August, The Crieff Highland Games in August, The Drovers' Tryst walking festival in October and Comrie's awesome Flambeaux procession on Hogmanay.

If all that isn't enough Crieff is also an excellent base for touring around Central Scotland. Glasgow and Edinburgh are only an hour away; Stirling and Perth are just a 25 minute drive on either side of Crieff, and Dunkeld and Aberfeldy are just on the other side of the beautiful Sma� Glen.

  • Sleeps - 5-7
  • Bedrooms - 3 (1 kingsized double, 1 twin, 1 single with child's extendable bed, 1 double sofa bed)
  • Bathroom - 1(bath and electric power shower)
  • Dishwasher
  • Gas hob, electric oven, microwave
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • Sky+ enabled widescreen TV, DVD, radio
  • Coal effect living gas fireplace
  • Central heating
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Phone
  • Fresh bread and biscuits on arrival
  • Last minute short breaks out of peak season
  • No pets
  • Situated in the town of Crieff
  • Glasgow airport - 1 hour 15 mins
  • Edinburgh Airport - 1 hour
  • Train stations - Gleneagles 20 mins, Dunblane 35 mins, Perth 40 mins
  • Pubs/restaurants - within 100 yards
  • Next door to award winning Campbell's Bakery
  • Golf - Gleneagles Golf Course and many good local courses including Crieff
  • Wonderful parks
  • Famous Grouse at Glenturret Distillery
  • Close to Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument, Scone Palace, Doune Castle, Drummond Castle Gardens
  • Crieff and Strathearn Drovers' Tryst in October
  • Great walking in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Accommodation: The Upper Crust Apartment is on three floors. On the top floor are one master bedroom with a king size bed, one double bedroom with two single beds and the bathroom with an electric power shower and bath. On the middle floor is a comfortable sitting room with gas fire, books and games for all ages as well as a wide screen TV equipped with Sky+ and DVD player. Also on this floor are another single bedroom (with a slightly smaller 2ft 6inch bed) and the open plan kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, large fridge freezer and dishwasher. The dining area seats 6 people. On the ground level is the entrance, washer, dryer and rubbish and recycling facilities.

From Stirling, follow the A822 all the way into Crieff. Once you cross the bridge keep going until you see Somerfield on your right. Turn onto Union Terrace and go to the end of the road. Turn left onto King Street and look for parking just up on the right, you will see Campbell's Bakery. The flat is next door to the Bakery. From Perth, follow the A85 into Crieff. Turn left at James Square onto King Street and go down the hill, past Commissioner Street. Campbell's Bakery is just past on the right. The flat is next door to the Bakery. From Comrie, follow the A85 until it reaches the High Street in Crieff [Strathearn Gallery is opposite] turn left and continue along to James Square then turn right at James Square onto King Street and go down the hill, past Commissioner Street. Campbell's Bakery is just past on the right. The flat is next door to the Bakery.

What's included:
Gas for the central heating and the coal effect gas fire is included in the rental price. Bed linen is provided. Also, fresh bread and biscuits on arrival, stair gates set up for people with toddlers, travel cot/play pen, highchair and baby toys. There is a Sky+ full package and a phone.

Cost and availability.
Change over day is Saturday, check out by 10am with check in no earlier than 3pm unless otherwise agreed with owner.
Short breaks during the off peak season are possible at short notice if the flat is available.

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The Upper Crust Apartment, 61 King Street, Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3HB Scotland

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