The Dower House
Near Glenshee, PerthshireGuest Rating
Sitting up its own private driveway is The Dower House, an elegant detached house of medieval design that has distinctive baronial style turrets that add a touch of grandeur, set on the Dalmunzie Estate near the Glenshee resort (7 miles) in Northern Perthshire.
|Sleeps: 10||Bedrooms: 5|
|Changeover Day: Fri||Pets Allowed: Yes (4)|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 2|
Comfort and cosiness are both on offer in the spacious sitting room that has a wood-burning stove at its heart. The large range cooker in the kitchen is an absolute joy to cook on and there is plenty of space for everyone to enjoy meals together at the dining table. A neat utility area off the kitchen houses the laundry facilities.
For those with mobility issues the ground floor is very accessible as there is a ramp up to the rear entrance and a wet room that has been designed to allow for wheelchair access. A handy downstairs twin bedroom just opposite can be made use of to create an accessible ‘suite’ and there is also a family bathroom and reading/games room on this level.
Upstairs are two double bedrooms and two further twin rooms that have amazing panoramic views of the estate and the Glen Taitneach and Ben Gulabin mountains to admire from the windows.
Parking is right by the door and the lovely enclosed garden has beautiful lawns and lots of mature plants and trees.
In the winter months the first thing on the agenda is sure to be a visit to Glenshee (7 miles) for skiing/snowboarding or from June to September the chairlift is used to transport mountain bikers to the top of the mountain.
The Cateran Trail walking route passes nearby and is 64 miles in total with some stunning scenery to take in along the way. There is a ‘mini trail’ that is only 20 miles long for those looking to get a flavour of the route without completing the whole thing. Some brave people even take part in the Cateran Yomp event each year where teams attempt to complete 54 miles of the trail in under 24 hours!
For a very special day to remember pay a visit to Bowland Trails Huskies (25 miles) near Blairgowrie where a pack of Siberian racing huskies take you on a thrilling sled ride. This is done on snow if there is any but can actually be done at any time of the year.
Activities such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing and mountain biking can be arranged through Outdoor Explore in Alyth (20 miles) where equipment hire and lessons are also available.
Those with a love of the outdoors can try out one of the courses at the Scottish Woodland Skills Centre just outside Alyth where skills such as wood carving, charcoal making, whittling and willow weaving can all be learnt.
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 wood-burning stove and TV (Freeview)/DVD
Kitchen/dining room with electric range cooker with double oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, etc
Utility area with washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
Reading/games room with TV
Wet room shower with WC and wash basin
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.
Master double bedroom
Twin bedroom leading through to double bedroom
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Linen (Single Bed)
- Sets of towels
- Travel Cot
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating and wood-burning stove (logs and starter pack of coal INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy) and is available in the WiFi lounge on the estate. Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 4 dogs is welcome at an additional charge (4 large, 4 medium, 4 small). If you wish to bring any other pets, please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.
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 (£75)
- Save 15% Half Term 2019 From 11/10/2019 to 13/10/2019
- Save 15% Half Term 2019 From 18/10/2019 to 20/10/2019
- February Half Term From 21/02/2020 to 23/02/2020
- Christmas 2019 From 20/12/2019 to 22/12/2019
- New Year 2019 From 27/12/2019 to 29/12/2019
Changeover Day: Fri
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 10|
|11 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019||£795.00|
|01 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019||£650.00|
|20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019||£950.00|
|28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||£995.00|
|06 Jan 2020 - 06 Feb 2020||£650.00|
|07 Feb 2020 - 02 Apr 2020||£695.00|
|03 Apr 2020 - 23 Apr 2020||£795.00|
|24 Apr 2020 - 07 May 2020||£695.00|
|08 May 2020 - 21 May 2020||£795.00|
|22 May 2020 - 28 May 2020||£895.00|
|29 May 2020 - 25 Jun 2020||£795.00|
|26 Jun 2020 - 27 Aug 2020||£895.00|
|28 Aug 2020 - 17 Sep 2020||£795.00|
|18 Sep 2020 - 08 Oct 2020||£695.00|
|09 Oct 2020 - 29 Oct 2020||£795.00|
|30 Oct 2020 - 17 Dec 2020||£650.00|
|18 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020||£950.00|
|28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021||£995.00|
|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.
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