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Modern Cottage With Stunning Views Over The Tay Valley

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Silverburn Cottage - Rural Location In The Heart Of Scotland's Southern Highlands, 5 Miles From Aberfeldy

Surrounded by fields and forest and on a hilltop site, the cottage offers peace, quiet and wonderful views, is built for comfort, and is filled with light. Features include a satellite TV (freesat), DVD player, CD player with IPOD dock, broadband with wifi, and telephone (free UK landline calls). The sitting room is a place to relax and enjoy the view. It includes a wood-burning stove and extensive bookshelves containing a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books. There is a fully equipped kitchen. Original art adorns the walls throughout. Children are welcome to use the swings and trampoline in the owners' garden next door. A wood-fired sauna lies next to the cottage and is available for use by guests. The cottage is reached by a farm track (easily negotiable by a normal car except in snowy conditions), and the small town of Aberfeldy offers good facilities only 5 miles away. There is excellent walking from the cottage door, while golf, fishing, stalking (in season) and water sports are available nearby. There is skiing at Glenshee, Aviemore and Glencoe, all about 90 minutes drive away. There are plenty of places in the vicinity to visit on wet days (e.g. Blair Castle, Scone Palace, Menzies Castle, Aberfeldy Cinema, Scottish Crannog Centre).

SHORT BREAKS: These are available in the low season (November to March), minimum 3 nights. Please contact the owner for details of prices, etc, via the owner's website: . Please note that the Owners Direct website gives inaccurate information about the cost of short breaks - it is essential to contact the owner.

More Details

Caroline Pearce
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

About Caroline Pearce

I have lived in this beautiful part of Scotland with my husband and daughter for several years. Being Dutch I find the mountains especially attractive.

Our house is just across the track from Silverburn Cottage and we greatly enjoy sharing our stunning surroundings with the guests in the cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The following are extracts from our guest book over the last year:

"Best holiday cottage ever! Thank you so much for a lovely stay and for your genuine hospitality. Many, many happy memories!"

"What a fabulous cottage - we want to move here permanently! The location is superb. We would certainly recommend as a great place to stay."

"Best holiday home in 25 years of holiday homing!"

"Total tranquillity, sweet fresh air and complete silence. Your cottage is a labour of love, and thank you so much for sharing it with us. We will definitely be back!!"
Nov 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Aberfeldy in Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • river
  • rural
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Main bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, WC and handbasin. Cloakroom with WC and handbasin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with double bed and single bed. 2 cots are available for small children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes on accommodation: Both bedrooms are a good size and include a chair and small table. Outside: The gardens are laid to grass, but they are not fenced. There is a small patio with outdoor table and chairs. There is also a sauna with a wood-fired stove. Logs for this and for the sitting room stove are supplied free of charge. The swings and trampoline in the owners' adjacent garden are available for the use of children. Utility Room: No separate utility room, but there is a washing machine and an ironing board in a cupboard off the kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and changed weekly. The property is cleaned weekly.


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Modern Cottage With Stunning Views Over The Tay Valley
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

What an amazing place'

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We stayed here in May 2017 with our 3 dogs. Caroline was so welcoming and I loved meeting Maud and the Sheep! The area is teeming with local wildlife and the views from all sides of the cottage absolutely stunning. The cottage is exceptionally clean, tidy and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Choice of books was fantastic!! The dogs loved the garden, and there is so much to do in the area. We always ended up in Kenmore where the dogs loved to swim in Loch Tay. I had no idea my homeland was so beautiful, and I hope that one day we will be back in this beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my boyfriend. What a lovely cottage, the place was spotless when we arrived and we were warmly welcomed and given tips about the local area. The owners also offered us assistance with our car and how to use things like the private sauna. Aside from this, they left us to it. The place itself is situated in a stunning valley and we were able to view wild deer from the living room window as we ate breakfast. Would strongly recommend for a romantic getaway or for a hiking weekend with a group of friends.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Courtyard, Kenmore
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Car: necessary


The west coast of Scotland at Oban is about 1 hour and 40 minutes away, while St Andrews and the Fife coast in the east are a similar distance in the opposite direction.


Edinburgh Airport: 90 minutes by car

Dundee Airport (flights to and from London City and London Stansted): 75 minutes by car

Nearest rail stations are Pitlochry and Dunkeld (both about 35 minutes drive). There is a daily train at Pitlochry direct to and from London.

Car is essential for access to the property and to enjoy the area.


Aberfeldy: 5 miles

Kenmore and Loch Tay: 3 miles

Pitlochry Festival Theatre: 20 miles

Perth: 35 miles

Blair Castle: 30 miles

Glen Lyon: 5 miles

Further Details:

Aberfeldy offers a reasonable range of shops, including a Coop supermarket and an excellent delicatessen, a post office and banks, and a range of cafes. There is also a newly built cinema and a well-known bookshop/gallery/cafe (the Watermill). There are good restaurants in Weem (4 miles), Kenmore (3 miles), Logierait (14 miles), Pitlochry (20 miles) and Killiecrankie (25 miles). Whitewater rafting and fishing are available on the River Tay, and water sports on Loch Tay. There is excellent walking throughout the area to suit all abilities and experience.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Aberfeldy, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring/Summer 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Autumn 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Winter 2018
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year 2018/19
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Our own website ( includes a booking enquiry form which can be submitted direct to us. We also accept bookings by email and phone. We require a 20% non-returnable deposit to confirm the booking, and payment of the balance at least one month before arrival. We accept payment by BACS, cheque and credit card (via Paypal).
Please note that we only accept bookings of less than a week in the low season (i.e. winter), with a minimum stay of 3 nights.
The Owners Direct website gives misleading information about nightly rates which unfortunately the website does not allow us to change. Please contact us direct for accurate information about low season rates.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday. We ask guests to leave by 10am on day of departure, and to arrive at 4pm or afterwards on day of arrival.

Notes on prices:
During the low season (January to March and November to December) we offer short breaks of minimum 3 nights. Our charges are as follows:
- 6 nights: £410
- 5 nights: £365
- 4 nights: £320
- 3 nights: £275

We charge a £30 supplement for dog(s), and accept a maximum of 2 well-behaved dogs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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