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Gardener's Cottage

South Chesthill Estate, Glen Lyon, Aberfeldy, Perth & Kinross, PH15 2PN

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Gardener's Cottage

South Chesthill Estate, Glen Lyon, Aberfeldy, Perth & Kinross, PH15 2PN

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This attractive holiday cottage dates back to the 1800s and has the most wonderful views of Glen Lyon, one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland. The area around the cottage is particularly enchanting and includes dramatic hills, open fields, mature trees and the River Lyon. It is a perfect base from which to enjoy the surrounding countryside and attractions.

What makes a stay at Gardener's Cottage unique?

Gardener’s cottage, on South Chesthill Estate, offers six miles of river and 7,000 acres for exploring. Deer and other wildlife can often be seen in the field in front of the cottage. It is let on a fully furnished basis including all linen and towels. Electricity, fuel, basic Sky channels, and wifi are included in the cost. Ainster, the estate Keeper, may be able to offer you outdoor activities, such as nature tours, fishing trips and clay pigeon shooting, subject to availability (for more info please see Estate Activities on the website). Newspapers and milk can be arranged to be delivered during the week, with payment to be made directly to the suppliers.

What is the capacity for Gardener's Cottage?

Gardener's Cottage can sleep up to 4 people. There is one twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and one twin bed room with bathroom next door, a dining/living room with log burning stove, and a well equipped kitchen.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Aberfeldy area?

Dewar's World of Whisky - the story of a worldwide whisky brand told through films, interactive exhibitions, distillery tours and tastings. Aberfeldy Golf Club Kenmore Golf Course Loch Tay Boating Centre – boat hire, Kenmore Freespirits Watersports Centre – for rafting, kayaking, canyoning. Grandtully Splash White Water Rafting (one of the UK’s largest expert outdoor adventure activity providers. Aberfeldy Taymouth Marina Watersports – kayaking and canoeing on Loch Tay. Kenmore Perth Leisure Pool Scottish Quads – Perthshire’s most centrally located Quad Biking Centre, with a fleet of over 50 quad bikes, and treks to suit all abilities. Meggernie Pony Trekking – Glenlyon, Open from June to mid October

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Local places to eat include: Fortingall Hotel: highly recommended restaurant, plus the Yew Inn which serves bar meals, lunches, snacks, coffees and teas. Live music every Friday evening from 8pm. Ailean Chraggan Restaurant and Bar in Weem, Aberfeldy. Chillies – a good Indian Restaurant in Aberfeldy. Kenmore Hotel Restaurant and bars. Kenmore. The Courtyard Brasserie and Bar Restaurant and Bar Brasserie – next to the gift shop just outside Kenmore. The Plaice in the Square Fish and Chips – takeaway in the Square in Aberfeldy.

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Information on Gardener's Cottage , South Chesthill Estate , Glen Lyon , Aberfeldy

Price & Room details: Price Per Week From: £475
Price Per Week To: £750
Price Details: Please see the availability calendar for rates
Gas/Electricity Included: Yes
Sleeps Minimum of: 1 people
Sleeps Up To: 4 people
Rooms / Buildings Description: One double/twin room with ensuite shower room, one twin room with bathroom next door
General info: Credit Cards Accepted:  No Credit Cards Accepted
When Closed:  Open all year
Child Friendly:  Children of all ages welcome (Cot and high chair available on request)
Dog Friendly:  Dogs Permitted (No dogs in the bedrooms please.)
Smoking Permitted:  Yes     
Local Services Nearby: Yes
Local Service Details: The nearest village is Fortingall (5 min drive) which has a pub.
Change Over: Sunday
Local directions: 1) From Edinburgh airport and the south, aim for the Forth Road Bridge and then the M90 (easy sign-posts from the airport) then take the A9 towards Inverness. 2) Exit off the A9 north of Perth at Ballinluig and head west to Aberfeldy along the A827. 3) Before leaving Aberfeldy turn right at the cross roads onto the B846. 4) Head through Weem, past Dull, and a couple of miles later turn left at Coshieville towards Fortingall (signposted). 5) Go through Fortingall and turn right after 300 yards into Glen Lyon (signposted). 6) The cottage is c.3 miles along Glen Lyon. Pass a white cottage by the road on the right with antlers above the door (Woodend), then the river gets very close to the left of the road. Pass two stone gate posts on your right (this is the drive to Chesthill House). You will then see the Chesthill House set back from the road on the right. Yours is the next turning, up a track to your right with a green box next to the road (the gate might be closed in which case close it after you please). The track bends to the right and you will then see the Gardener’s Cottage is set back from the track on your left.
Bedroom Facilities: Sky television is available in the living room
Property Facilities: Private garden with furniture and barbecue, Included in the price, Recently renovated and fully equipped
Indoor Activities: DVD library provided
Outdoor Activities: Hind stalking can be arranged, depending on availability, between November and February, and should be organised in advance. Clay shooting - challenging “birds” (fired from a steep hill up the glen) can be tailored to suit your experience and ability. Charged per box of clays, a gun and cartridges can be provided at extra cost if required. Some experience preferred, Plenty of options on your doorstep!, The estate enjoys over 4 1/2 miles of single and double bank fishing and 32 pools on the river Lyon. Trout fishing is available for Cottage tenants, and there may be salmon fishing available, but this can only be arranged during the stay, subject to availability. Rods are charged per day., There is so much wonderful Scottish wildlife living on the estate. Nature walks are a new option available all year excluding September and October. You will be escorted by Ainster, the Keeper, with whom you will discuss what nature you most want to see, and construct the day accordingly. Binoculars recommended. Dogs on leads. Argocat included (subject to availability). A charge will apply for Ainster’s time and use of vehicles. Unlimited people (although max 6 in Argocat). Subject to availability
Nearby Activities: For golfers, there are nine hole golf courses at Aberfeldy, Kenmore, Strathtay and Killin, and an attractive 18 hole course at Taymouth Castle, Water sports are available on Loch Tay, Pony trekking is available locally, There are many places of historic interest and gardens within easy reach, including the Fortingall Yew, reputed to be the oldest living thing in Europe!

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