Steading Cottage, Crieff, Perthshire
This exceptionally well appointed and spacious Crieff self-catering holiday accommodation is in a stunning location hidden from sight yet within easy reach of Crieff. Surrounded by rural farmland, the river is close by and a stunning far reaching view to the mountains from the sitting room and patio - often with magical clear skies. There is wildlife, with many birds of prey living in the trees (yellow hammers, sparrow hawks, woodpeckers, owls, buzzards, peregrine falcon, gueese) red squirrels and roe deer can often be seen in the woodland and fields around, a tea garden of 1200 tea bushes has been planted.
The self-catering cottage accommodation sleeps four people in great comfort, within walking distance of Crieff town centre and only 25 minutes drive to Perth, Strathearn's largest town. Crieff is a perfect location from which to visit central Scotland and all its many tourist attractions: Drummond Castle Gardens, Glenturret Distillery and Innerpeffray Library and Chapel are within 3 miles. Numerous Scottish golf courses are also within very easy reach - Comrie, Auchterarder, Muthill, Crieff, St Fillans and Gleneagles are within 15 minutes drive. There is a choice of fishing locations - rivers and lochs and centres of culture within easy reach too.
This Scottish holiday cottage has glorious views towards Ben Vorlich. The cottage is in a tremendous location for walkers and golfers, to rent. As Crieff is close to the geographical centre of Scotland, Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily accessible, as is the west coast of Scotland and the rest of the highlands of Scotland, and the East coast - St Andrews is just over an hours drive.
- Sleeps - 4 but discount given to 2 guests
- Bedrooms - 2 one King, 1 twin
- Large Shower room
- Dishwasher, oven, microwave
- Washing machine, iron and ironing board
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Hair dryer
- T.V, DVD, CD/stereo
- Desk with chair
- Wood-burning stove + logs
- Cotton bed linen + towels
- Spacious - 2 sitting areas
- Enclosed garden, patio + BBQ
- Travel Cot on request
- Plenty of parking for 2 cars
- No smoking inside cottage
- Short breaks on request
- Fresh Flowers and welcome pack
- Pets welcome by arrangement
- Edinburgh / Glasgow Airport - 1 hr drive
- Gleneagles railway station 15 mins
- Dunblane railway station 25 mins
- Perth 27 miles
- Crieff 1 mile
- Restaurants, cafes, wine bar - Crieff
- Good food pub - 1 mile
- Drummond Castle gardens 2 miles
- Crieff Hydro 5 minutes - riding,
quad bikes, zip wires, golf, putting
- Comrie Croft mountain biking - 4 miles
- Tea plucking in season and
Tea making courses at The Scottish Tea Factory
- Auchingarroch Wildlife Centre - 7 miles
- Drovers Tryst Walks, cycling, hill walking
- Use of all weather tennis court
- Shops + supermarket - Crieff
- Swimming pool in Crieff
- Loch and River Fishing close by
- Buchanty Spout - large salmon leap
their way up the River Almond in Autumn
- Gleneagles indoor tennis, golf, choice restaurants - 7 miles
- Water sports - Loch Earn
- Fabulous car touring routes
- Comrie Croft mountain biking - 5 miles
suitable from beginner to advanced
- Golf courses - 0.5, 2 & 7 miles
- there are 40 golf course in Perthshire
- Spas at Crieff Hydro, Knock Castle and Gleneagles
A superb Perthshire self-catering holiday property with two bedrooms - one king size bed, a twin bedded room and a separate bathroom. The cottage is part of the Steading where the owners live - so are on site for assistance or information - you will not find them intrusive. Huge attention to detail mean that everything from cotton sheets, fresh flowers in the sitting room and bedrooms and a welcome pack - the perfect vacation retreat if you want to visit Scotland.
Open plan sitting/dining room, with impressive vaulted ceiling is gorgeous and has seating for four at the dining table and a cupboard full of games to keep all family members entertained! There are comfortable sofas and chairs for relaxing in the warmth by the wood burning stove, and a further sofa and chairs by the patio doors with views towards Ben Chonzie. There is also a desk and chair. The kitchen area is brilliantly designed, giving easy access to cupboards, fridge freezer, microwave as well as the oven, Nesproeeo coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine! Guests often comment on how cleverly it has been arranged.
The patio to the rear of the cottage - leading out from the double doors in the sitting room has a table and chairs for out-side dining on the patio. There is also a secure lawn garden. The front the cottage has its own entrance and a gravel area for car parking at the front.
By Road: Follow the A822 into Crieff, turn left immediately after the bridge and follow the farm track for a mile until it splits into two. From here, follow the track down the hill and you will arrive at the cottage, surrounded by far reaching Perthshire views.
By Rail: Perth railway station is 17 miles away, and we are happy to meet a train when possible. Gleneagles train station is 10 minutes away.
Sorry there is a no-smoking policy in the cottage, but there are seats in the garden; this is a pet friendly cottage if you are bringing your dog on holiday too.
There is plenty car parking space at the cottage.
All bed, bathroom and kitchen linen are provided. Duvets and covers, towels, and all cleaning materials, toilet paper and bin bags, logs, gas fired central heating and electricity are all included in the rental price.
There is an excellent choice of restaurants locally and Crieff - (less than a mile away) has supermarkets, a great delicatessen, fantastic fish shop, butcher, baker, pubs and many good shops.
There is an all weather tennis court in the grounds and you are welcome to use this by arrangement with the owners. Indoor tennis is by arrangement at Glenagles (15 minutes drive).
The property is close to the River Earn - you can buy a permit locally to fish for salmon and brown trout. Fishing is also available on lochs and rivers close by.
For hill walkers there are many good hills to climb nearby and the Drovers Tryst walking festival is centered in Crieff.
Cost and availability
This holiday cottage in Perthshire, Scotland, UK is rented out year round.
Rental arrival 4pm and departure at 10am, but flexible changeover days where possible and short breaks are available.
To book this luxury Perthshire self-catering cottage, click the enquiry button below and request for availability.
Crieff vacation retreat sleeps 2-4 people
Steading Cottage is a luxury holiday retreat, a rural yet accessible place to stay in Perthshire - first class self-catering accommodation, often booked by guests attending weddings at Crieff Hydro, Gleneagles, Fowlis Wester church or Comrie Croft. Golfers, walkers and mountain bikers flock to this area of Scotland on vacation and accommodation is often booked well in advance throughout the year. Fishermen can purchase a fishing permit on the River Earn just a few hundred yards away. Drummond castle gardens - Innerpeffray library - The famous Grouse Distillery - The Scottish Tea Factory and Comrie Croft are all within a few miles! Golf, tennis, cycling and fishing are also available very close by.