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Luxury House In Large Secluded Garden With A River At The Bottom Of Garden

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Kirkmichael, Nr. Pitlochry, Central Scotland - Peaceful Location To Allow You To Relax Or Explore The Countryside

STRATHCLARE HOUSE is conveniently situated in the centre of this picturesque old highland village, at the gateway to the Cairngorm National Park. Surrounded by magnificent scenery, KIRKMICHAEL is at the geographical centre of Scotland making it the ideal touring base with much of the country, within a day's trip. A beautiful house in an idyllic countryside setting in the village of Kirkmichael, with welcoming luxury furnishings and a cosy ambiance, this luxury holiday home offers relaxation in abundance. A perfect place to sleep up to 8 people for a family self-catering getaway or as a break with friends, you'll leave refreshed and rejuvenated after a stay at Strathclare House. A very special setting for a very special holiday home, with lots to do in the local area come rain or shine. Key features are the open plan living to cater for 8 people with 4 bedrooms, ensuites for the 3 double bedrooms plus a shared bathroom for the twin bedroom. The lounge has 50'' TV with satellite TV and surround sound system / Blu Ray player whilst each bedroom has is equipped with TV and freesat. Wi-fi is available for the house. Outside, the house opens up to a large secluded garden with the River Ardle at the bottom of the garden. We are also dog friendly and accept up to 2 well behaved dogs. Please note that the property is Non Smoking.

More Details

Owner
Kenny Crawford
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2017

About Kenny Crawford

Hi there.

My name is Kenny and I live and work in Scotland with my wife, Kim.

Kim and I have a holiday home in Kirkmichael, Perthshire, Scotland which has recently been renovated and is new on the market as a luxury holiday home.

We have spent many holidays in Perthshire for many years and fell in love with the area. This made us purchase our property and the intention is that we will eventually retire to this house in several years time.

We are sure that you will the area as much as we love the area.

Why Kenny Crawford chose Blairgowrie

My wife Kim and I have spent many holidays in Perthshire and decided we wanted to buy a house with the aim of allowing others to enjoy the area before we eventually retire to Kirkmichael.

What makes this house unique

This luxury detached holiday home is located down a quiet lane off of the main street. The spacious, delightful, secluded garden sits in an acre of grassland and is ideal for alfresco dining, and the house is within easy walking distance of the village pub, restaurant and well-stocked community shop.

The house sleeps 8 people and has 3 double bedrooms with ensuites plus a twin bedroom with shared bathroom. It is perfect for a group of friends or families to enjoy the open plan lounge / dining and kitchen (12*5 metres).

Strathclare House is the perfect destination for exploring, or taking part in outdoor activities such as fishing, walking, cycling, skiing and hiking. A little further north takes you to Glenshee ski slopes or you can simply relax in the peace of village life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Strathclare House in the small village of Kirkmicheal between Blairgowrie and Pitlochry, is a rural haven with a beautiful house in a lovely garden with a river at the bottom of the garden. Wonderful birds and animals visit the garden. The house is a home with everything you would need. It has 4 good-sized bedrooms with 3 en-suites and a 4th separate bathroom. The Kitchen is well equipped including a dishwasher and washing machine. It is beautifully furnished and very comfortable. It is a 20 min drive from Blairgowrie or Pitlochry. The Strathardle Inn in Kirkmicheal is very good for evening meals if you wish to eat out, or there are plenty of restaurants in Blairgowrie or Pitlochry. Finally it is well positioned for a large number of golf courses within 20 - 50 mins drive, such as Pitlochry, Blairgowrie, Strathmore, Alyth, Kirriemuir and Forfar. A great location.
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Kirkmichael Inn
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Rosemount, Blairgowrie
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Pitlochry
Nearest Motorway
27 Miles
M90
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Strathardle Inn
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Glenshee
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
St Cyrus on north east coast of Scotland

Coast/Beach:

No coast or beach but St Andrews / St Cyrus is approximately 1 and half hour drive away.

Travel:

Direct Train from London to Pitlochry. (Kirkmichael 12 miles by road).

Fly from all London Airports to Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Distance from Edinburgh or Glasgow airports :

90 miles Glasgow to Kirkmichael,

70 miles Edinburgh to Kirkmichael.

Essential that car hire or private car is used.

Distances:

12 miles to Pitlochry and Blairgowrie

28 miles from Braemar and Balmoral castle

13 miles from Blair Atholl Castle

14 mile to the Cairgorms national park

35 miles to Glamis Castle

60 miles to Balmoral Castle

Further Details:

Kirkmichael has a village shop and post office, petrol station. There re also 2 pubs in the village where lunch and evening meals are served.

Further afield, Blairgowrie and Pitlochry have banks, restaurants, pubs, shops and supermarkets 12 miles away.

In addition, you can visit the distilleries, House of Bruar, Blair Atholl Castle, Glamis Castle or even the Pitlochry Festival Theatre where there is always something on.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with walk-in shower, heated towel rail En-suite to bedroom 3 with walk-in shower plus underfloor heating En-suite to bedroom 4 with walk-in shower plus underfloor heating Shared bathroom with walk-in shower & heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, king size with ensuite walk-in shower, TV & Patio Doors to garden Bedroom 2, twin beds with TV & DVD Bedroom 3, king size with ensuite walk-in shower, TV Bedroom 4, king size with ensuite walk-in shower, TV & Juliet Balcony
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Outside: Large secluded private garden in acre of land. River at bottom of garden which is fenced off. Large patio area with dining table and chairs plus a barbecue. Patio doors from bedroom open up onto decking and then onto the main patio area. French sliding doors in lounge open into conservatory with an external door to patio area. Utility room has a porch with access to side of garden. Utility Room: Sink, washing machine, ironing board and steam generated iron, clothes horse. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We do an on site meet and greet. Bed linen, towels and robes are supplied. The property is cleaned once a week. Other: Each bedroom has a TV with freesat. The twin room also has a DVD player. Hair dryers are provided.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Fantastic Family Luxury House

  • 5 of 5

Strathclare House is amazing & was absolutely ideal for our family's holiday base. No squabbles about the bedrooms as all were very comfortable and with en-suite. Lovely spacious lounge and kitchen area.

TV had surround sound system which was pretty impressive & which I am now under pressure to get at home!!

The garden is huge which our collie cross found much to her liking and with a picturesque river at the bottom to set it all off.

Kirkmichael was a welcoming village with the community shop very close by and good food at the Strathardle Inn just a short stroll away. Stunning scenery was always available within just a short drive and Perth and Pitlochry were popular destinations. All in all a very relaxing and wonderful break, highly recommended.

Thank you Kenny and Kim.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Luxury Home Perfect For Our Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We were four old friends from University days who had not been together in the same place for some 42 years!! After some searching we found this perfect place for our reunion that included respective better halves. Some of us have been renting homes for holidays around the world using the HomeAway website for a long time but nowhere we have stayed comes close to the well equipped and luxurious standard of this house which is such a lovely location with easy access to country walks for working off the fabulous meals we were able to prepare in the kitchen. The men had agreed to cook the main courses, the ladies providing the desserts. So not wishing to get caught short for my Coconut salmon curry I brought along my Le Creusot and mortar and pestle - the kitchen already had these and everything else we needed. The large dinner table and open plan kitchen/diner/living area was perfect for catching up and telling stories - lots after so long.

Not only that upon arrival we found the best welcome basket ever, followed by a phone call from Kenny who wanted to make sure all was o.k. All very much appreciated.

5 star bathrooms and bedrooms throughout meant that no couple felt they got the short straw in room allocation. Just lots of little extras everywhere to make the stay just that little bit nicer. Even a long, comfortable seating bench by the front door to make changing shoes & boots that bit easier.

Plentiful parking for the Chelsea tractors too, and a very large garden leading to the river. If some or all of us do not return I will be amazed.

So thankyou Kenny for opening your wonderful home for us all to enjoy. We will never forget our reunion there.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning house and garden with everything you could possibly need

  • 5 of 5

First impression of the house was amazing and it never failed the whole weekend. Plenty of space for a big family trip, eight adults two small children and two dogs. The open plan of the living area was perfect. So good that we actually spent quite a lot of time at the house. We had a nice little walk on the Sunday, then back to the house for an afternoon playing in the garden, Easter Egg hunt and big family Sunday lunch. All the rooms are large and spacious and lovely bathroom. All the accessories in the house are a touch of luxury! Huge TV, lovely high quality bedding and even down to the dishes and glasses in the kitchen! There was also a nice hamper on arrival full of treats! By far the best holiday house any of us have ever stayed in. No one wanted to leave!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your feedback. We are delighted that you all loved the house and had a great time at Easter.
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5

Amazing house in beautiful countryside

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect holiday home for 3 generations of our family. The bedrooms were so comfortable and we all loved the open plan area downstairs for socialising. Every little detail had been put in place to make our time there memorable from the generous welcome pack to the towelling robes in the bedrooms. I wish the weather could have been better to have made more use of the lovely garden but the youngest members of the family were thrilled with the river at the end of the garden and the rabbits playing on the grass.

The Strathardle Inn was friendly and a great place for an evening meal.

Thank you Kenny and Kim. You have a beautiful house in Perthshire.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed the house and garden for you and your family.
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Beautiful house and superb location- highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Superb for families- the property has excellent facilities, and lovely garden which is great for children. We had a fantastic ten days and would recommend the house to all our friends and family

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou so much for your comments and we are glad you loved the house and garden. It means a lot to us that you would recommend the house to your friends and family.
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A Fantastic House for a Family Holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family holiday for a week at the beginning of June and were absolutely delighted with the well equipped house. The weather was so kind to us that the paddling pool was out for several days for toddler and dog. The garden is enormous and enclosed so is safe for a well behaved dog and children. The welcome pack gave us a great start - many thanks Kim and Kenny!

The area is perfect for visits to Pitlochry theatre and restaurants as was Blairgowrie and Dunkeld/Birnham. There is also good food at the local hotel. The local shop is just a few minutes from the house where you'll receive a warm welcome from the locals. Everyone we met was so friendly.

I would love to come back and would recommend Strathclare House.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. You certainly picked a good week to come for your holiday and we would gladly welcome you back anytime.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Blairgowrie, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn2017
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£560
for 4 nights
From
£140
 
 
Festive 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
From
£200
 
 
Mid Season early 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£580
for 4 nights
From
£145
 
 
High Season 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,260
for 7 nights
£1,260
 
 
Autumn 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£580
for 4 nights
From
£145
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£720
for 4 nights
From
£180
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
25% deposit payable when booking property which is non refundable.
Balance of full payment is 6 weeks before visit.
Paypal is acceptable as is Bank Transfer or Cheque.

Changeover Day:
Check ins are Saturdays after 1600 hours whilst the check out is the following Saturday by 1000 hours. Where the rental period is for 4 to 6 days, the check in day can either be a Saturday or Sunday.

Notes on prices:
If you need more information, please get back in touch with me.

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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