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Beautiful Country House with Hot Tub - Dogs Welcome!

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House near Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland - Pets Welcome

The Old Manse of Monzie is a very spacious house set in the glorious Perthshire countryside and an idyllic setting for a get-together of family or friends. Situated in the centre of Scotland, it is perfectly placed to explore much of the country - but nearby are famous golf courses, distilleries, castles and fabulous walking from the doorstep so you might not have time to drive the hour to Edinburgh to explore its delights! Indeed many guests don't stray far and just enjoy relaxing in front of the open fire, or watching the red squirrels and admiring the view from the hot tub!


Owner
Anne Heseltine
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Calendar last updated:
29 June, 2017

About Anne Heseltine

This was our family home for years but we've moved to Edinburgh so now use it for holidays - a perfect place to escape for peace and quiet!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Recent testimonials: (the house has only been available for rent since May so these are the first guests!)



We've had the most wonderful half term here - accommodation superb and so much to do in the area. We all want to come back in the summer!

Anderson family, Sussex - May 2013



It was the most perfect venue for my father's 70th birthday - ideal for all ages and we had a really fabulous weekend - and sunshine too! Loved all the extra touches that make this such a very special house. Thank you for everything!

Fiona, Edinburgh - May 2013
Jun 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crieff in Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WC's
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Toilet 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 ensuite shower room to master bedroom, 1 family bathroom with bath/shower over, 1 ensuite shower room to downstairs double bedroom, 1 enssuite shower room to double bedroom, 3 separate WCs
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 superking, 1 twin, 2 doubles (one on ground floor with ensuite so suitable for less mobile), 1 quadruple. All beds have electric blankets so you'll be cosy in the winter!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The enormous kitchen has a 4 door Aga, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and plenty of crockery and cooking utensils! There is a wooden table seating 10/12 and at the far end a sofa and TV and DVD player. There is a laundry room (with WC off). A conservatory leads off the kitchen and it's a great place to relax in if the weather isn't warm enough to sit outside. Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom with a large ensuite shower-room. The dining hall has a dining room table and a piano (very out of tune though!) and there is another WC too. The sitting room has an open fire and superb views to the south. Upstairs is a large bedroom with a super-king bed and ensuite shower room; a smaller twin bedroom; a double bedroom with wash hand basin and fitted wardrobe; a large 4 bedded room with basin (2 of the singles are only 2' 6" wide). The family bathroom has a shower over the pea shaped bath and a separate WC. Outside: Large garden with table and chairs, BBQ, croquet set and other garden games, large trampoline and hot tub! All linen and towels are included plus logs for the fire (and electricity & central heating of course!). Free WiFi

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Country House with Hot Tub - Dogs Welcome!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 15 reviews
5

12 of us stayed for 30th Birthday weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Missing the house already. What a great weekend!

The space and the location was everything we were looking for. The house is perfect for a friends and family reunion. The kitchen was my favourite room,plenty of cooking space for 12 guests and a lovely dining area. Anne was extremely helpful with her advise and great customer service. I would definitely recommend this house for anyone looking for a great space for any social occasion.

Nadine

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Am delighted that you had such a great weekend and thanks for your lovely review!
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5

Fantastic house for a weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a weekend getaway for my wife's 40th.

Group of 7 of us.

Owner could not have been more helpful.

Beautiful and amazingly spacious house- photos and description don't do it justice. Massive dining kitchen, separate formal dining room, lovely sitting room and big garden.

Cannot recommend highly enough

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that you had such a happy weekend! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review.
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5

Amazing place to stay for a family gathering !

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house for a family celebration and right from the first communication with the owner, could not have been happier with the experience. The house is beautiful, the gardens stunning and the added bonus of the hot tub made this one of the best week's we have ever had.

Everything has been thought of by the owner and it was so nice to be able to have space for everyone to do their own thing should they want to. The kitchen is enormous and with the bonus of an Aga, made cooking so simple and enjoyable. The area has so much to offer that a week was simply not long enough. We shall be back next Spring! Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Fantastic for large family/friend gathering.

  • 4 of 5

Have just returned from a Fantastic weekend break at The old Manse of Monzie. The Kitchen/dining/conservatory area is very welcoming and where our family of 12 relaxed and played games the whole weekend. There is a separate lounge with 3 large sofas and a log fire, however we all felt more comfortable gathered round the table while some of us learnt to cook on the Aga. The Lovely Bedrooms were all very big in size, the beds were made up on arrival with good quality pillows, quilts and heated blankets, Some rooms can become a little cold because of the size but you have access to the heating and hot water system, so it never became a problem. The towels are provided for you and you have access to a washing machine if you need to use it. There is a good selection of DVDs and games available for use. The Manse is surrounded by a beautiful private garden which our Dogs loved. Plenty room for them to run and play while the adults enjoyed the Hot tub. I would definitely come back here. The information pack provided on arrival was great and easy to follow, giving all the information needed for local activities and how to use the Aga, WiFi etc. Positives..... size of house (Could easy sleep more), Large fridge freezer, every cooking utensil you could need, Lots of extras in the kitchen (Tea, sugar, foil, salt, pepper etc), Toys, games, DVDs for kids, Ample supply of logs for the fire, peaceful & private gardens, WiFi and lots, lots more. Negatives..... if there are any, I would suggest a notice on the road saying Old Manse of Monzie (I passed it twice), and the only other thing, ensure the Hot tub is cleaned at the end of the break, (We used it Saturday but the Handyman came to clean it Sunday which left it out of use the rest of the break). Looking forward to booking this place again. The owners were more than helpful and accommodating, they offered great communication and customer service. Thank you for allowing us into your beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Am so glad that you had a great stay and want to come again! I am very sorry that there was a mix up with the hot tub cleaning (it's emptied between each guests and the handyman thought you were leaving on Sunday - I do apologise for my mistake). Look forward to welcoming you in the future!
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5

Lovely house in beautiful surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 7 adults and 2 children spent a superb weekend here for a family celebration. The house was ideal with plenty of space for everyone with a large dining kitchen for socialising. Cooking with the " Aga" was fun.

The weather was glorious and we made full use of the extensive garden, including the barbecue.

The children found plenty to play with, the tractor being the most popular.

We found the owner very helpful and informative.

Would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful highland retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful house - everything we could possibly have wanted was in place. We had a really happy and comfortable stay, but also made lots of trips out to see things - a trip to Perth, lovely walks from the door, and the stunning Loch Earn. In the evenings we made full use of the fantastic spacious kitchen. Thank you! See you in the summer, I hope!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Coast/Beach:

West and east coast beaches (and other attractions!) can be visited for the day.

Travel:

Edinburgh airport - 1 hour

Glasgow airport - 1 hour 15 mins

Distances:

Crieff 3 miles, Perth 16 miles

Further Details:

Perth station 25 mins, Dunblane station 30 mins - easy for a day trip to Edinburgh or Glasgow with all the attractions of the cities.

Nearest pubs/restaurants - 7 mins - lots of choice in the area from simple cafes to a Michelin starred restaurant!

Spas at Crieff Hydro (3 miles) and Gleneagles (9 miles) if you want a relaxing, luxurious treatment!

Highland Safaris near Aberfeldy.

Lots of golf courses in the area.

Water sports on Loch Earn and Loch Tay.

Horse riding nearby

Fishing - salmon fishing on the River Tay, river and loch fishing nearby.

Great walking and cycling (from the doorstep).

Superb birdwatching.

Castles, historic houses, gardens - Scone Palace, Glamis Castle.

Distilleries - Scotland's oldest at Glenturret is just a mile away.

Wildlife park 8 miles away, Blair Drummond Safari Park 23 miles.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crieff, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£760
for 2 nights
From
£380
From
£720
Fri,Sat
£2,400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover generally a Friday but flexible.

Short breaks welcome (not July or August though). It's a great place for a celebration with family or friends!

30% deposit required on booking, balance 6 weeks before stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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