Beechwood Cottage ref: UK30787

Meiklour, near Blairgowrie, Perthshire & Stirling

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
2
Sleeps
bedrooms
1
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
Any
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  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • All En-suite 
  • Open Plan 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Beechwood Cottage is a fabulous, semi-detached cottage, set in a peaceful location in the quaint village of Meiklour, it sits tucked away from the road in peaceful surroundings. Attached to the owners house, but completely self contained, it has its own private enclosed lawned garden, surrounded by a mature beech hedge which gives the cottage its name. Soak up the sun on warm days and enjoy a glass of something on the patio area, accessed from the spacious kitchen area, or on cooler evenings curl up in the cosy living area. The bedroom with its quality bedding and fittings can be configured as a twin or super kingsize depending on your requirement, and the powerful shower in the elegant bathroom with refresh you after a day out exploring the many paths and walks in the immediate surroundings. Bright, stylish and contemporary furnishings combine with real comfort to ensure you have a memorable and relaxing break in this beautiful part of Perthshire.

Meiklour is renowned for its beech hedge, the tallest in the world, and there is a gorgeous inn serving very good food just a very short walk from the cottage. Dunkeld, a delightful village spanning the River Tay is only a short drive away, which features a majestic cathedral, part ruin and part parish church, as well a selection of artisan shops and good eating places. There are plenty of outdoor activities in this part of the world, from canoeing and clay pigeon shooting, to off road driving experiences, golf and masses of walking at the Hermitage or the Tay Forest Park. Look for the ospreys at the nearby Loch of the Lowes or further afield, the cities of Perth and Edinburgh are within easy reach for very pleasant days out taking in the culture and attractions in both cities. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Sky TV.
Dining area.
2 steps to...
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, fridge and French doors leading to garden.
Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on requested) and en-suite with roll-top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail (also accessed via hallway).

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Air source central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Blairgowrie
  • Shops
    4 miles
  • Distance
    4 miles
  • Restaurant
    200 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Perth
  • Pub
    200 yards
  • Railway station distance
    12.0 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles

About the local area

Stirling is at the centre of the nation's national heritage, and it was here that William Wallace and Robert the Bruce won independence for Scotland. The city and its castle have had a very rich and turbulent past, being the residence of many Scottish Kings and the scene of numerous sieges and famous battles, including the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and Bannockburn in 1314.

The castle is perched on a rocky crag, elevated above the surrounding countryside and is one of Scotland's grandest. Stirling itself nestles in lowland rolling hills and has a lovely `Old Town' with striking architecture and cobbled streets which wind upwards to the castle. The Old Town Jail is now a fascinating attraction depicting the horrors of life in a 19th century jail, also of interest is the medieval Church of the Holy Rude, where James VI was crowned and John Knox preached.

Stirling is an ideal base from which to explore nearby Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. The surrounding countryside is lush and fertile with peaceful slopes, rolling countryside and a scattering of town and villages such as the former spa town of Allan Water, with riverside walks and olde worlde charm and Doune with its imposing 14th century castle and award-winning nature reserve.

Perthshire is most definitely the Adventure Capital of Scotland. Here you'll find world class fishing, high level mountain trekking and lower level waymarked forest trails, great on road and off road cycling and superb golf courses. Or maybe try your hand at canyoning, microlight flights or cliff jumping!

Discover a rich diversity of landscapes and habitats that support a range of plants, animals and birds; exceptional woodlands, mighty rivers and high mountains all make this an area a haven for naturists. The River Tay runs through Perthshire to the sea and has internationally important populations of salmon and otters. Many of Perthshire lochs attract breeding pairs of osprey and Loch Leven National Nature Reserve is a magnet for wildfowl. Up in the hills red deer can be heard roaring during the autumn rut.

The small provincial city of Perth is situated on the banks of Tay and has an influential history stretching back over 8,000 years; close by Scone Palace is where many Scottish kings were crowned on the Stone of Destiny. There are many places of interest such as the pretty town of Pitlochry on the river Tummel overlooked by Ben Vrackie; here there are wonderful riverside and woodland walks, also the beautiful Loch Tay near Aberfeldy and Glen Lyon which stretches some 34 miles and has some of Perthshire's finest scenery.

Things to do nearby

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

This historical military regiment is a great destination for a family day out.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

One of the oldest museums in the U.K., Perth Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect day trip out on one of those famous Scottish rainy days!

Highland Safaris

For those after something a little different, Highland Safaris provides some of the most exciting and unique safari days and events in central Scotland.

Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine

This 28 mile round route is excellent for exploring Loch Katrine and the surrounding Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Beatrix Potter Garden

The Beatrix Potter garden located in the Birnham institute, near Dunkeld, is said to be the childhood inspiration to the writing and artwork of Beatrix Potter.

Linlithgow Palace

Set in West Lothian and with roots as far back as the 12th century, Linlithgow Palace boasts some amazing scenery making it extremely popular with visitors throughout the year.

Blair Castle

This remarkable 13th Century private home is open to the public and allows visitors to explore its magnificent gardens and grounds.

Scone Palace

Contrary to what its name may lead you to believe, Scone Palace is actually a place rich in history.

Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House

Set in over 6,500 acres of outstanding natural landscape, Hopetoun House is steeped in family history and displays wonderful architecture with the many scenic walks and trails surrounding it.

Crieff Visitor Centre

Crieff visitor centre is home to an interesting mixture of attractions.

Scottish Crannog Centre

Who would have thought that sites such as Loch Tay would be hiding early iron-age loch dwellings (Crannogs) deep under the water?!

Loch Katrine

The best place to enjoy the timeless beauty of the Trossachs is Loch Katrine.

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