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Ivy Cottage - Self-Catering Cottage In Crieff, Perthshire

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

Ivy Cottage is situated within walking distance of Crieff town centre and all amenities. The nearest pub serving food is just a 10 minute walk for those not wishing to drive, or for those who wish to relax, sit in the conservatory and bird watch (feeder and wild bird seed provided) or the garden in the summer. Crieff is an ideal touring base for the whole of Perthshire (Perth only 20 minutes drive, with good public transport). Glasgow / Stirling / Edinburgh all within easy reach. Full of character and charm, this south facing, traditional one bed cottage is set within its own enclosed walls, with large private parking area / garden / outdoor table / chairs and barbecue. With a gas combination boiler serving endless hot water and double glazed throughout, it is a cozy, welcoming place to stay. Well equipped and personally supervised by the owner, an ideal cottage for couples who would like to explore the surrounding area.

Jane Cant
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Jane Cant

Hi, I have never used an agent, as part of the fun for me is to meet my guests when they arrive at the cottage.

To show them around and be there so that I can answer any queries or give them any help they may need.

I have had so many lovely comments and repeat business, so I must be doing something right!

I have lived in Scotland all my life and love it, with my husband ( who speaks German)) we live nearby but not in Crieff.

Our family are all grown up and we have grandchildren, dogs and hens, all spoilt in that order!...we both have a good knowledge of the surrounding area, and we look forward to meeting you.

Thanks for taking the time to read this. Jane

Jane Cant purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Jane Cant chose Perthshire

We lived there for many years, so it is not an unloved cottage, I love it if I have time before my visitors arrive, to just sit in the garden and have a cup of tea and admire the garden, which I have put a lot of work in to.

Crieff is great there are so many things to see in the surrounding area, there is a country cottage feel, but yet you are minutes from the town centre.

Access to Edinburgh and Glasgow are also within easy reach with good links to public transport, so you never feel remote while staying at Ivy Cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Just the chill-out feel, and the magic of Ivy Cottage does the rest.


Special interest holidays:

Hill/Low Walking: excellent scenic routes for all ages surrounding the local area.

Excellent local golf,and whisky tasting at Glenturret Distillery!

For dog owners there are 2 dog friendly pubs,The Meadows in Crieff (10 min walk), and The Royal in Comrie (7miles away)

For fishing contact www.creiffanglingclub.org.uk


Edinburgh Airport: 51 miles. Travel time 1hour (just over)

Glasgow Airport: 56 miles. Travel time 1hour (just over)

Trains from Perth,Dunblane and Gleneagles

Local Buses from Crieff

Megabus from Perth bus station or Park and Ride at Broxden


Crieff is within walking distance

Further Details:

Crieff is the main town in Strathearn, lying on the Southern edge of the Scottish Highlands. It has been a holiday resort since Victorian times being a former spa town, and is the second largest town in Perthshire with a population of almost six thousand; it is an ideal touring base for the whole of Perthshire, or to venture to the east or west on days out, and yet the town spills into many easy accessible woodland walks (at high and low level).

Ivy Cottage is situated within walking distance of Crieff town centre and all its amentities. It is a great location for a Scottish holiday. The nearest pub serving food is just a 10 minute walk away. Perth, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld and Pitlochry are all within easy reach by car. Edinburgh, Stirling , Glasgow, Dundee, St Andrews are only about an hour away. There are castles, historic churches and gardens all close by, there is so much to see and do in the area you are spoilt for choice!

Loch and river fishing, walking (at high and low level) and local attractions including the oldest Distillery in Scotland (Glenturret), excellent golf courses close by, Crieff has been a popular holiday resort since Victorian days - now with a good choice of many restaurants to suit all tastes; the Strathearn valley lies an hour from Scotland's main cities.


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
  • Budget
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath, overhead shower, WC and wash hand basin, and additional underfloor heating. Adjoining the bedroom is a small WC with handbasin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 + cot (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs, a double room with king-sized bed (made up prior to arrival), electric blanket, hair dryer.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes on accommodation: Pets are very welcome but there is a small charge of £15 per pet. Registered assistance dogs are free of charge. Baby equipment provided: cot (not bedding), high chair, car seat, pushchair and potty! There are maps, guides and leaflets which will help you enjoy your holiday. Outside: There is a small barbecue, outside table and chairs, I have planted over the years a tiny orchard that has apples, plums, damsons, blackcurrants, please help yourself. Utility Room: Utility room gas boiler, washing machine,dishwasher, large fridge/ freezer, microwave,iron and breadmaker. Cleaning materials are provided. Coffee, tea, sugar, salt, pepper, cling film, tin foil, wash powder, conditioner, soap and toilet paper provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, towels, tea towels are all provided for you, if a fortnight booking,replacement linen and towels are provided.


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Ivy Cottage - Self-Catering Cottage In Crieff, Perthshire
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews

Super cosy and great location

  • 4 of 5

Had a great stay here in the depth of winter. The cottage is in a good location - very private and there is a lovely walk into town by the river. Parking is good and the garden is really well-kept - am sure it'd be great in summer but still looked lovely all frosty when we were there. The cottage itself is really cosy, especially with the underfloor heating in the bathroom and the electric blanket. The little conservatory is great for breakfast or a wee glass of wine after dinner (but keep the door code with you to get back in! :-)). Jane, the owner was really helpful and sets the heating to exactly what you want. We would definitely like to return some time. There's loads to do around with good walks, cycle routes, eating places and gorgeous scenery. Also worth popping over the hills to Aberfeldy for the stunning drive and plus the Watermill bookshop / cafe / art gallery and Birks Cinema. And it's close to the very picturesque village of Comrie (a very pleasant bike ride away). We had a lovely time, thanks Jane.

Sheila & Jamie, Glasgow

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review. Glad you had a happy stay. And pleased that you would like to come back.. Hope that 2017 is kind to you. Regards jane
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Charming, cozy, convenient

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Ivy Cottage in Crieff — that conservatory! Jane has made a beautifully one-of-a-kind home, anticipating everything a traveler could need or want. A lovely bedroom with a view of the garden, and so nice to have the little half-bath upstairs next to the bedroom so we didn't have to venture down at night. We enjoyed walks along the river, to the Coop grocery, to The Meadows Inn for a drink or dinner — but most evenings, we cooked at home and ate in the conservatory to watch night fall on the garden. And coffee and breakfast there every morning, too. Highlights in area: walking followed by tea at Comrie Croft; Sunday roast at Deil's Cauldron in Comrie; Drummond Castle Gardens and woods walk; Dundee museums, Verdant Works and the Discovery ship. Ivy Cottage was a wonderful week in Scotland!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judy, for your kind words about Ivy cottage. Even when I am cleaning the cottage I sit having my coffee break in the conservatory. Perthshire is I think a wonderful area to explore, I hope your travels home went smoothly and it was lovely to meet you both. Best wishes jane
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Comfortable and cozy home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I were delighted when we arrived at this quaint and typically Scottish cottage. This certainly was a treasure we did not

expect. The property is beautiful and well kept and the flowers were

in full bloom. The cottage decor was in keeping with the age of the

cottage and everything was clean with all the conveniences of a modern kitchen, including a clothes washer. We enjoyed our stay very much. Thank you Jane!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words.. You were both the perfect guests and it was lovely sitting and chatting in the conservatory ..I was glad to give you the extra bedroom for your sister.. And again thanks very much for leaving it so clean. Regards jane
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Lovely Cosy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in this lovely cottage over new year for a few days. It was nice and cosy and had everything we needed it in. It suited us well and we enjoyed our stay. Jane who owns the cottage was very welcoming and friendly. I would recommend this cottage to anyone who is wanting to explore Crieff and its surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was nice to meet you both. And thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you chose Ivy cottage to celebrate the beginning on 2017. I hope you have a happy safe year and would like to return to the cottage in the future. Greetings jane
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Cosy cottage

  • 4 of 5

Cosy cottage for two well equipped and great place to relax with beautiful garden good location to explore surrounding areas. .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Ivy cottage, thanks for your nice comments about my garden, and the note in the visitors book.. You were very kind in leaving the cottage so tidy send clean, it was a good coffee chat when you both arrived. Thanks.. The found keys have found there home ! Hope you travelled home safely, and hope will return to Ivy cottage. Regards jane
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Great discovery

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this charming cottage. Jane has put a lot of thought in making her guests feel cosy and comfortable with everything one needs. It was in a quiet location but close to all local amenities. Lovely conservatory which looked onto the garden. Large parking space. We enjoy walking and the great outdoors and Creiff is an ideal base with plenty places of interest in the surrounding area. Highly recommend and we will certainly be back

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so very much. Glad that you enjoyed all those walks... It was good to meet you both and when I get comments like this it is a reward. Regards jane
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Crieff, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23/12/17 - 29/12/17
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30/12/17 - 05/01/18
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
06/01/18 - 02/02/18
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
03/02/18 - 02/03/18
3 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2018 - 4 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
Once we receive your booking request, we will email you to confirm the booking and to request payment of a non-returnable 25% deposit, or full payment if the booking is less than 4 weeks ahead.

Changeover Day:
Normally it is Saturday, as in the busy summer month we only accept weekly bookings, if you are on a short break we are of course flexible.
please send me a email re dates you are interested in. Thanks jane

Notes on prices:
Prices include gas/electricity, heating, hot water, all linen, towels and tea towels etc.

Payment is by cheque or bank transfer. Please discuss which suits you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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