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Hillockhead Cottage

Near Kirriemuir, Angus

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A most charming little house - spacious, light, extremely comfortable and also perfectly placed for exploring the lovely Angus glens and further afield to Braemar or the coast of Angus and Aberdeenshire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
Overview

It has lovely open views across the surrounding countryside to the hills beyond. The owner's house is the only other dwelling nearby but it is completely invisible from the cottage, so privacy and seclusion are assured.

Guests are sure of a warm welcome here. The house is full of charming little touches provided by the thoughtful owners, even down to providing food for the many birds who visit the garden.

The first thing that impresses you as you enter the cottage is its spaciousness. The large, south-facing sitting room is light and bright with windows on three sides and comfortable seating. There are also French doors that open to an attractive and enclosed grass garden (with furniture), perfect for admiring the local wildlife or relaxing on lazy summer evenings.

The excellent dining kitchen is of a size that would not disgrace an average farmhouse.  It is well-equipped with modern appliances and has a lovely traditional Belfast sink. There is also plenty of room for dining, allowing for conversation with the cook.

All on one level, the delightful double bedroom has a magnificent super-king bed that lends a touch of real luxury. The shower room is also of a very good size and with so much space both inside and out and in such a peaceful and secluded situation, Hillockhead is a memorable cottage indeed.

Map & Local

The nearest of the glens to the cottage is probably Glen Isla, which offers wonderful walking opportunities.

All the Angus Glens should be visited while you are in the area. Each has its own distinctive character and charm, yet all are peaceful and unspoiled.

The superb beach at Lunan Bay is 35 miles away, and nearby Kirriemuir (6 miles) and Alyth both have all facilities and good golf courses. The championship course at Carnoustie is also quite easily accessible from the cottage. Fishing is available locally - Lintrathen Reservoir is just up the road, as is the RSPB reserve at Kinnordy.

For a bit of urban bustle, Dundee (24 miles) may be the answer. Captain Scott's vessel Discovery may be visited in the harbour, and from there, too, the Tay Bridge will take you across to Fife and historic St Andrews. The late Queen Mother's family home of Glamis Castle is just 7 miles down the road and is well worth a visit.

Perth (25 miles) is an attractive town with interesting shops and a full range of leisure facilities. Pitlochry, with its famous Festival Theatre in the Hills is 34 miles away.

Local Events and Attractions

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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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Single Storey

Large sitting room with TV/DVD/CD and electric stove
Kitchen/dining-room with electric-cooker, microwave, washing machine/tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, etc
Double bedroom (super king-size)
Shower room, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free

Available Extras

Towels (per person)
£5.00
Pet
£20.00
Camp-bed
£10.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED) and electric stove. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

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
2019
Price

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).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 10% w/c 10 Aug 19 From 10/08/2019 to 12/08/2019
  • Save 15% w/c 20 Jul 19 From 20/07/2019 to 22/07/2019
  • Save 15% w/c 27 Jul 19 From 27/07/2019 to 29/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 03 Aug 19 From 03/08/2019 to 05/08/2019
  • Christmas 2019 From 21/12/2019 to 27/12/2019
  • New Year 2019 From 28/12/2019 to 03/01/2020
  • October Half Term 2019 From 12/10/2019 to 14/10/2019
  • October Half Term 2019 From 19/10/2019 to 21/10/2019
  • October Half Term 2019 From 26/10/2019 to 28/10/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £475.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £395.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £345.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £395.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £295.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £475.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £475.00
06 Jan 2020 - 07 Feb 2020 POA
08 Feb 2020 - 03 Apr 2020 POA
04 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020 POA
25 Apr 2020 - 08 May 2020 POA
09 May 2020 - 22 May 2020 POA
23 May 2020 - 29 May 2020 POA
30 May 2020 - 26 Jun 2020 POA
27 Jun 2020 - 28 Aug 2020 POA
29 Aug 2020 - 18 Sep 2020 POA
19 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020 POA
10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 POA
31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020 POA
19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020 POA
28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA
06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 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.

Reviews

Reviews
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19-Jul-2019

A marvellous cottage in a fantastic location. Minutes from the glens and well placed for touring the sights near and far...

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20-Jun-2019

Great cottage in the country, peaceful lots of wildlife, deer, rabbits, hares even came within feet of the window. If yo...

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30-May-2019

Hillock head is in a good location. It is comfortable warm, spacious and well equipped.

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31-Jul-2018

A pearl in a perfect shell.
If you need to get away completely from the hustle and bustle then this is the place.

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19-Jul-2018

Clean, very comfortable and a fantastic, peaceful location. This cottage was so homely, it was by far the best one we ha...

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