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Luxury 5-star Cottage With Hot Tub and Private Garden

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Luxurious barn conversion set in Idyllic Rural Location, Opposite The River Lyon With Stunning Scenery All Around, Sleeps 4

** Please note we offer short breaks from Monday to Friday (4 nights) or Friday to Monday (3 nights) only. **

Welcome to Croftgarrow Steading, our very special holiday home forming part of a pretty farm conversion, sitting in a quiet spot opposite the River Lyon, near the village of Fortingall in rural Perthshire. An ancient stone steading, painstakingly converted in 2008 with no expense spared, our aim is for our guests to feel special and rather spoilt from the moment they arrive. A thoughfully architect-designed property, one of Croftgarrow Steading's main features is a very large open plan living area containing the farmhouse kitchen, dining area and plenty of seating. A large wood-burning stove forms the centre piece to this space. Double glass doors to the east and south lead out to the private garden with hot tub via a lovely furnished verandah. The backdrop to the garden is open fields and hills with wonderful views wherever you look. Because of its thoughtful design, we find Croftgarrow works well for both romantic retreats and lovely family holidays.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Sue and Chris and we live in Edinburgh with our two children, Max the cat, and Chris' elderly parents who live in a wee house in the garden! We are a very busy family running our own businesses - Chris is a career coach and co-founder of an Investment Management business and Sue is a photographer.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Amazing cottage with amazing facilities and views. The best place to relax in luxury. Already planning our next visit!
Oct 2015
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Pure luxury

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing stay at Croftgarrow. It is sheer luxury and three nights just weren't long enough. Everything you can think of is here and the views are superb. My granddaughter loved watching the sheep in the adjacent field. The beds are so luxurious you didn't want to get up in the morning! Would highly recommend and will definitely be returning again..Thank you Sue.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Liz, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fabulous review. I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at Croftgarrow and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best wishes, Sue
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Location

From the Owner

We fell in love with Croftgarrow the minute we saw it in 2008. It was, and still is, the best built house we have ever been in. The quality of the fixtures and fittings is second to none, and the warmth and comfort of it is just so welcoming, that coupled with it's wonderful location, makes it the most relaxing place in the world for us and a real antidote to our busy lives.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

The property lies 1 mile from Loch Tay, a dramatic loch with stony beaches, beautiful lakeside walks and readily available watersports.

Travel:

Within 2 hours drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports. As the property is in a very rural location, public transport is limited and the use of a car is essential.

Distances:

The pretty conservation village of Fortingall, with its thatched cottages and hotel restaurant and bar, is within walking distance. The village is also the home of the oldest living tree in Europe! The charming 16th century conservation village of Kenmore is 5 miles away and the pleasant market town of Aberfeldy is 10 miles. The property is in a great location for outdoor enthusiasts with Ben Lawers, Schiehallion, Ben More and Stob Binnein all close by.

Further Details:

First class fishing is available on rivers Lyon, Tay, Dochart and Tummel. The area is a mountain biking paradise with access to the Tay Forest park opposite the property. A wide range of outdoor activities is available near Loch Tay and there are several local golf courses. There is a good selection of places to eat and interesting galleries and shops in the area.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£431
for 3 nights
From
£144
From
£192
Fri,Sat,Sun
£750
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
4 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 4 nights
From
£300
£1,500
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 4 nights
From
£300
£1,500
 
 
Low
6 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£431
for 3 nights
From
£144
From
£192
Fri,Sat,Sun
£750
 
 
Easter
31 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£619
for 3 nights
From
£206
From
£275
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
Mid
24 Apr 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£506
for 3 nights
From
£169
From
£225
Fri,Sat,Sun
£895
 
 
High
23 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£619
for 3 nights
From
£206
From
£275
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£575
for 3 nights
From
£192
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Croftgarrow is available for short breaks 3 night weekend breaks (Fri - Mon) and 4 night midweek breaks (Mon-Fri). The seasonal prices for these short breaks are as follows:
Low - £575, Mid - £675, High - £825

A 5% loyalty discount will be offered to all returning customers.

We are very sorry but we are unable to accept any pets other than guide dogs.

Changeover Day:
Friday is our preferred changeover day with arrival at 3pm and departure at 10am. If this is not suitable, please call to discuss and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Croftgarrow Steading sits in a pretty courtyard development of 5 houses, each one built to the same high standards. It's position at the far side of the courtyard means that it has a large private back garden, with spectacular views all around. It has a lovely hot tub which is very relaxing after a long walk or cycle. Inside the property, there is a wonderful large open plan living area with views out to the south and west and a large central woodburner. It has Bose surround sound in all the rooms which is great. Not only is the house fab in every respect, but our neighbours are all lovely too!

Property Type

  • barn

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • river
  • rural

Attractions

  • forests

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing

Floor Area

  • 1800 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • There are two large and luxurious bathrooms each with double shower unit, double-ended bath, heated towel rail and heated mirror. Bathroom fittings are Duravit and Matki. Bedroom 1 enjoys exclusive use of the larger bathroom. Bedroom 2 is en-suite.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - King Size double Bedroom 2 - Twin beds

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Croftgarrow Steading is a treasured and luxurious holiday home. The property benefits from all the amenities you would expect of a modern house but, through the use of high quality natural materials, retains the charm of a stone farm building. The property is spacious and beautifully designed but is extremely cosy and relaxing at the same time. The underfloor heating provides a lovely ambient warmth which can be enhanced with the four-sided central woodburner. The mood lighting panels and multi-room music allow you to create just the right mood for your holiday. We love our family holidays at Croftgarrow and hope that, after a very short time, you will understand why. Outside: The property sits in around 0.5 acre of private land, mostly laid to lawn. Doors from the dining and living areas lead to a sheltered south-facing verandah and the landscaped gravel courtyard containing the hot tub, garden furniture, barbeque and log store. The property has uninterrupted views up to Glen Lyon and Croftgarrow Wood. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed Linen is 100% Egyptian Cotton. Fluffly towels and bathrobes are included along with complimentary Arran Aromatics toiletries. The property is cleaned once a week on changeover day. A mid-stay clean can be arranged at additional cost.

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