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Braefoot Cottage

Near Alyth, Angus

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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.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
Bathrooms: 2
  • Pets Allowed

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 with an additional electric stove for added warmth. The style of 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. The double bedroom has an en suite shower room and the fact that there are two single bedrooms will make the cottage particularly attractive for parties of friends who might prefer a little privacy. The family bathroom completes the accommodation.

Outside, there is a sizeable enclosed garden with plenty of parking and a large, secluded grassed garden area.

Map & Local

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.



Single Storey

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
Single bedroom
Single bedroom
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin.

Available Extras

Linen (Double bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Towels (per person)


Bed linen and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED). 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 calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available

Weekly Prices

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).

  • Save 15% Christmas 2018 From 20/12/2018 to 26/12/2018
  • Save 15% New Year 2018 From 29/12/2018 to 04/01/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
27 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018 £345.00
20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £525.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £525.00
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 £345.00
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 £365.00
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 £475.00
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 £395.00
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 £475.00
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 £525.00
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £475.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £525.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £475.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £395.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £475.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £345.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £525.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £525.00
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 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.


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