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A lovely cottage in a rural setting close to Dundee and Perth



Updated: 06-Oct-2016
3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6, peaceful with great views over the Tay Estuary

Flisk is a traditional single storey cottage, extended and refurbished to a high standard. This comfortable, homely self catering cottage is all on one level. It is adjoining to a second holiday cottage (Eppie) but not internally connected. The cottages have separate entrances. They can be rented alone or together. The cottage has a garden area (patio and grass) with parking space for two cars. There is a shed for storing bikes and a BBQ for guests' use. Inside three bedrooms provide sleeping for 6 people, in 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom. An open plan kitchen dining and sitting area opens out onto the garden. There are 2 bathrooms, one has a bath with shower over and the other is a shower room (ensuite). A utility room provides laundry facilities.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

My name is Melissa Hope. The Hope family has farmed on Powgavie for over 100 years. The two Powgavie cottages, Eppie and Flisk, formerly farm workers' homes, were extended and refurbished in 2008. Since completing the cottages we have enjoyed welcoming guests from around the world and sharing our beautiful part of Scotland.

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Speaks English, French

8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


5 Star cottage near the river Tay .

  • 5 of 5

I booked Flisk cottage because of the reviews it had , It did not disappoint . The outdoor space was great for six adults and two spaniels . Sprawling countryside around us , the dogs loved it . The interior is absolutely fantastic . So clean and fresh . There is everything you need and all in great condition . The beds in the bedrooms are so comfortable they where hard to get out of in the morning . Great large family bathroom , one en-suite , plenty of towels for the week . The living area is spacious with access to the garden through the French doors . The furniture is in top condition and wifi quick and easy to join . We had complimentary wine as well . The area of Perth and Dundee is abundant with things to do , especially Scone Palace is well worth a visit . It is only twenty minutes to Perth and Dundee . We had a trip to Aviemore which is a two hour drive but well worth it , as is St Andrews forty minutes away . We were a family of two twenty year olds , two fifty year olds and two seventy year olds . The facilities in this cottage are 5 star . I recommend it to anyone visiting Perthshire and surrounding areas . Anthony Parkin ,Derbyshire .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Cottage in a Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

A very well presented cottage done inside and out to a very high standard. A beautiful location, quite and relaxing. We were a family of 6 and had plenty of room, all rooms are well presented and spacious. The children loved the toys available to play with both inside and out. Could not have asked for a better week. Thanks to Ian and Dave who were both lovely. Would highly recommend to everyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely clean cottage with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 5 .. Family and friends .. Who spent the New Year at Powgavie Farm Cottages .. We got a lovely welcome from David Hope .. Who showed us around the cottage .. The cottage was comfortable .. Warm and spotlessly clean .. We visited both Perth and Dundee and ate out twice at the Inchture Hotel .. We had our wee dog with us and he enjoyed all the walks ..It was lovely ..

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Yet another wonderful stay in Flisk. This really is our home from home. We love it here as the cottage is so clean and comfortable with views you never tire of. It really is a joy to come up here to this location and it is situated perfectly for our needs. We would happily recommend either of the cottages to our friends and family and will stay here whenever we come to Scotland :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were very happy to stay here a second time and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to others. The property is immaculately clean and has everything to make your stay comfortable. The booking and payment process, communication with owners and entry/exit are completely hassle-free. The location is great with easy 15 minute access to Perth and Dundee. It's a very peaceful spot and the views are stunning at any time of day or night.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, clean and had everything we needed for a family break, including the wi-fi for the teenagers. The views were great and the location of the property was ideal for doing the activities round about. We felt like we were away from it all, yet Dundee was only a 10 minute drive. Thank you for a lovely time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

This property is a comfortable home away from home. A perfect peaceful retreat to relax and also a great central base with good transport links for exploring the surrounding area.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dundee at 9 Miles Nearest Barpub : Inchture Hotel at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : Blairgowrie Golf Club at 15 Miles Nearest Train : Dundee at 9 Miles Nearest Motorway : A90 at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Inchture Hotel at 2 Miles Nearest Ski : Glenshee Ski Centre at 41 Miles Nearest Beach : Broughty Ferry or Tentsmuir at 15 Miles Car: recommended

Golf - there are numerous quality (including championship) course within the local area. There is a golf driving range about 5 minutes drive away. Courses within an hours drive include: Blairgowrie Golf Club, Carnoustie, St Andrews, Gleneagles.

Walking - there are walks to suit all abilities ranging from coastal and woodland walks to drovers paths and munros.

Gardens - those in the area include Branklyn Gardens, Dundee University Botanic Gardens, Glendoick.

Camperdown Country Park is close by, as is Tentsmuir Forest Park and you can get into Cairngorm Mountain Park within an hours drive.

Historic interests in the area include Glamis and Stirling Castles, Scone Palace, The Discovery, St Andrews and Loch Leven.

The area is well known for antiques centres, the closest being the Scottish Antiques and Arts Centre at Abernyte.

Active Kids at Stanley, the Deer Park (Fife), the Beatrix Potter Museum in Dunkeld and Blair Drummond Safari Park all provide great days out for children. There are also good swimming pools in both Perth and Dundee.

Beaches - Tentsmuir, Broughty Ferry, St Andrews and Carnoustie are all close.

If the snow is here and the weather is right there can be skiing at Glenshee, just over an hour away.

There are excellent theatres locally - Dundee Rep and Horsecross Arts (Perth)


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2016
4 Sep 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early summer
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Great... (i) base for visiting friends and family in Perth, Dundee and around (ii) location for getting to the Highlands, and to Edinburgh and Glasgow (iii) for families, including visitors with restricted mobility (iv) for golfers (v) for relaxing in a peaceful rural setting (vi) for enjoying the view of hills, the Tay and its bridges and Fife ....finally (vii) Dundee waterfront regeneration is well underway and we are excited about the arrival of the V&A museum.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite and doors leading to the patio
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • A travel cot is available upon request


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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