Dalnagar Castle And Cottages - Keepers Cottage ref: UK30246

Glenshee, near Blairgowrie, Perthshire & Stirling

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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6
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bedrooms
3
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Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
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  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Open Fire 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Stairgate 
  • Satellite TV 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Open Plan 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Customer's choice 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

You’re guaranteed to want to return to Keepers Cottage once you’ve enjoyed the best of both worlds mixing modern luxury, traditional design and outstanding views and surroundings.
Relax and unwind with family or friends in this well-equipped, three bedroom cottage that sleeps six, either in six single beds or two doubles and a twin.
Downstairs there are two bedrooms which can be set up as twin bedrooms or zip-and-linked to make super kingsize beds. They are situated at opposite ends of the cottage and share a shower room with walk-in shower.
The light and spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area has a wood burner and wall-mounted 70" plasma TV with Sky Sports and movie packages included. The kitchen is well-equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine, double oven and hob, microwave and everything you need for cooking and dining.
Open the patio door and stroll on to the large decking area where you’ll find a freshly filled and heated six-person hot tub and garden furniture where you can relax with family and friends.
Upstairs the bedroom has twin beds and its own separate shower room with power-shower.
Dalnaglar Castle Estate covers 200 acres and lies on the southern fringe of, and within viewing distance of the Cairngorms National Park. It’s perfectly located for a quiet romantic break, family holiday or something more adventurous. Explore the Cateran Trail, hit the slopes of Glenshee, enjoy a round of golf, visit many of the nearby popular tourist towns (including the Royals summer retreat at Balmoral), nip down to Persie Distillery for some gin tasting or simply sit back and relax taking in the sumptuous countryside surroundings. There’s also a private loch on the estate which many guest have enjoyed and also used for paddle boarding.
For guests who love hillwalking or touring the estate is perfectly located for exploring the surrounding munro mountains or taking leisurely drives through rustic glens. Even though you’ll feel like you’re in a luxury haven a million miles away you can easily enjoy a day trip to cities such as Dundee which is only 30 miles away, Scotlands capital city Edinburgh (1.5 hours away) or Glasgow which is also only 1.5 hours away.
There really is something magical about this spectacular area where wild deer roam free, buzzards and eagles can be seen, and numerous other forms of wildlife are on your doorstep. When you stay at Dalnaglar Castle Estate properties you are sure to a feel true sense of escapism away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
All properties at Dalnaglar Castle Estate are dog friendly and the estate allows for adventurous walks with your four-legged friends. After exploring the area, you can enjoy the luxury of your private hot tub and be mesmerised by the fabulous starlit skies. After exploring the area, you can enjoy the luxury of your private hot tub and be mesmerised by the fabulous starlit skies. Shop, pub and restaurant 9 miles.
Keepers Cottage can be booked together with Tower Cottage (UK30211), Dalnaglar Cottage (UK30260), Wester Caiplich (UK30261), Easter Caiplich (UK30263) and Dalnaglar Castle (UK7072) to accommodate up to 47 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With wood burner and 70" Sky TV (sports and movie package).
Dining area: With patio door leading to patio.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Steep stairs to...

First floor

Bedroom 3: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Garden with decking and garden furniture. Woodland and landscaped grounds (shared with other properties on-site). Hot tub for 6 (private). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced pond in the grounds.
  • Nearest town
    Blairgowrie
  • Shops
    9 miles
  • Distance
    15 miles
  • Restaurant
    9 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Perth
  • Pub
    9 miles
  • Railway station distance
    31.0 miles
  • Lake
    12.8 miles (Reservoir)

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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

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.

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?!

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

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

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.

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.

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!

Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine

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

Scone Palace

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

Loch Katrine

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

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.

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