Near Alyth, Angus
Braefoot Cottage is about 6 miles from both Alyth and Kirriemuir in Angus and 12 miles from Blairgowrie in Perthshire - a most attractive, extremely comfortable holiday home much in demand the whole year around.
|Sleeps: 5||Bedrooms: 3|
|Changeover Day: Sat||Pets Allowed: Yes (1)|
Standing in its own trim grass garden backed by woodland at the side of a quiet country road in Glen Isla, it has only 3 or 4 houses in the immediate neighbourhood and is just 100 yards from Loch Lintrathen (Scottish Wildlife Trust bird-watching hide/restaurant).
Inside, Braefoot is furnished in a traditional style which is very comfortable and kept cosy by its efficient central heating. The sitting room is bright and sunny and the kitchen is large and full of character, with a dining area backed by windows which give a wonderful view of the many birds which frequent the garden.
All on one level, the bedrooms are attractive and comfortable. There is a double bedroom with an en suite shower room, a second double bedroom and a single room for maximum flexibility. The family bathroom completes the accommodation.
Outside, there is a sizeable enclosed garden with plenty of parking and a large, secluded grassed garden area.
With Lintrathen close on one side and the RSPB site at Kinnordy almost as close on the other there is no doubt that Braefoot will be a first choice for ornithological enthusiasts.
There is lots to do in the area aside from the wildlife. Nearby Kirriemuir is the birthplace of J M Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, whose house is open to the public. Camera Obscura is another attraction there, with amazing views of the surrounding countryside.
Glens Isla, Clova and Prose, often called Scotland’s best kept secret, are within easy reach of the cottage and offer excellent walking and cycling. Glen Isla joins the Braemar road and having the Glenshee skiing area just 12 miles away adds to Braefoot’s year round charm.
To the east, the Angus coast is accessible in under an hour. The Montrose Basin is another good place to see shoreline and wetland birds and there is a superb beach at Lunan Bay. South of Arbroath is Carnoustie with its championship golf course and more beaches.
For some retail therapy, Dundee is just the place. There you can also visit Captain Scott’s vessel Discovery which is moored in the harbour or take the Tay Bridge across to Fife and St Andrews. Those with an interest in stately homes should not miss the birthplace of the late Queen Mother at Glamis Castle, while just north of Perth, Scone Palace is another rewarding destination.
There are 12 golf-courses within one hour's drive, pony trekking within 8 miles, a choice of hotels/pubs within a short drive and an excellent craft shop and farm shop just nearby.
Local Events and Attractions
Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.
Sitting room with TV
Kitchen/dining room with fridge/freezer, electric cooker, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer, etc
Double bedroom with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin.
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Towels (per person)
Bed linen is INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by electric heating (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 1 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do.
The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).
Changeover Day: Sat
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 5|
|18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021||£475.00|
|09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021||£550.00|
|30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021||£395.00|
|18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021||£595.00|
|28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||£595.00|
|06 Jan 2022 - 04 Feb 2022||£395.00|
|05 Feb 2022 - 01 Apr 2022||£475.00|
|02 Apr 2022 - 22 Apr 2022||£550.00|
|23 Apr 2022 - 06 May 2022||£475.00|
|07 May 2022 - 27 May 2022||POA|
|28 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022||POA|
|04 Jun 2022 - 24 Jun 2022||POA|
|25 Jun 2022 - 22 Jul 2022||POA|
|23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022||POA|
|27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022||POA|
|17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022||POA|
|08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022||POA|
|29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022||POA|
|18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022||POA|
|28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023||POA|
|06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024||POA|
Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.