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The Wee Nook. Attractive End TerraceApartment in the historic village of Birnam

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

The Wee Nook is an attractive end terrace ground floor apartment set in the historic village of Birnam. Situated in a quiet street, the property is ideal for a getaway break and a sightseeing base. Only a short walk from local amenities and the picturesque village of Dunkeld this holiday home is in an ideal location.The historic villages of Birnam and Dunkeld merge into each other and offer visitors, who love the outdoors and country pursuits, an area of Perthshire rich in places to visit and explore. Locally, there is the medieval Dunkeld Cathedral with its peaceful riverside garden, the Beatrix Potter Gardens and Museum for children, riverside walks and interesting little shops, galleries and cafes in the historic town of Dunkeld. There is a range of marked riverside and forestry walks in this beautiful area of Perthshire and various tracks for cycling. If your interest is bird watching there is the Loch of the Lowes where the ospreys come back to breed.

There is a wealth of activities to choose from including fishing, clay pigeon shooting, 4 x 4 off road driving and gorge crossing for the more adventurous! There is a swimming pool available within walking distance of the property and in the winter, both skiing and snowboarding is accessible at Glenshee, around an hour’s drive from Birnam and Dunkeld.

As well as offering a delicious lunch at The Birnam Institute the attractive little theatre hosts well known musical entertainers from all over the world. There is also a good selection of pubs and restaurants to choose from in the area.

More Details

Owner
Alexandra Simpson
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

Why Alexandra Simpson chose Birnam

Newly decorated, comfy beds and luxury bedding all make this apartment a really enjoyable and comfortable holiday home.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location!! The apartment is situated right in the heart of Perthshire, and just off the A9 which means you're only ever around 2 hours from all major Scottish cities.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Birnam in Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Reviews

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The Wee Nook. Attractive End TerraceApartment in the historic village of Birnam
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
5

Very cosy and comfortable and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Everything I wanted plus the bed was properly the most comfortable I have slept in away from home. Lots to do in the area. Very warm and cosy inside despite the snow and ice outside!

A different walk from the doorstep everyday despite being in the middle of town with shop, bookshop, community centre, cafe and hotel bars a stone throw away,

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for great review. Please come back any time.
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5

Very well equipped, bed really comfy, nicely presented

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and well presented. It had a very well equipped kitchen and a really comfortable bed. Plenty of good walks around the area and nice bar near by.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant wee house

  • 4 of 5

Only complaint we could not open kitchen window so alarm kept going off when cooking breakfast other than that it was perfect

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Small, clean and well furnished in a good location.

  • 5 of 5

Comfy bed (Can't talk about the sofa bed as our friends slept on that but they thought it was fine). Kitchen well equipped, Freesat telly and good wifi. Shower in bath was electric and ok. Bath has anto slip mat.

Good breakfast at wee post office shop/cafe about 300 yards away on the main road.

Dunkeld is very Dog friendly including pubs. A very good few days break. Would recommend Dunkeld and the 'Wee nook'

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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SECLUDED IN BIRNAM

  • 4 of 5

A well appointed and well looked after cottage in a quiet cul de sac, with easy parking. Kitchen excellent, bathroom excellent and lounge very good. My only criticism is that the bedroom is very small - whilst that can't be helped, the storage for clothes is poor. The wardrobe is chocker with other items and the door doesn't close properly. My suggestion would be to rip out the old fashioned wardrobe and replace with an open unit which would make the room seem bigger and give better storage. Location very good - at the end of the road is the theatre and cultural centre, a lovely bookshop/coffee shop and the pub at the hotel isn't bad either. Try the Braan Valley brewery 80/-! Bus to Perth, and other places handy. The station is difficult to find and has few trains stopping. Overall a very good all round place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The nook was a lovely wee apartment close to all the amenities and lots of walks.

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I and our dog had a great break in Brurnum and Dunkeld in a lovely flat that was in the center for touring all of Perthshire or for staying in the local area which had plenty of places to eat and drink and the dog was always welcome

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15
Damage Deposit £50

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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