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Sauchmore Cottage

Near Glenshee, Perthshire

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Sauchmore Cottage is a delightful countryside cottage set amidst gorgeous scenery on the beautiful Dalmunzie Estate in the Spittal of Glenshee, Perthshire.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (3)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

This cosy cottage is very well placed for discovering the delights of the local area and makes a very welcome retreat to come back to after days spent outdoors exploring.

A wood-burning stove at the heart of the sitting room warms everything through and creates a lovely, cosy ambience. Large picture windows make the very most of the views and a French door leads out to the garden and floods the room with light.

The large kitchen/dining room is very well-equipped and has further doors out to the garden that can be opened up to let the outdoors in. It is supplemented by a handy utility room where the laundry facilities are housed.

Upstairs are a spacious double bedroom (king-size) and an attractive twin bedroom with impressive vistas to enjoy, both of which share a contemporary shower room.

The cottage is set on a working farm so care should be taken as there may be agricultural machinery in the vicinity. Walkers and hill climbers will love the varied terrain of the countryside on the extensive estate and there are herds of deer and other wildlife to spot along the way.

Map & Local

The Dalmunzie Castle Hotel (0.25 miles), the former laird’s residence, in easy walking distance has a bar and a restaurant that provides a warm welcome.

Passing nearby at Spittal of Glenshee (2 miles) is the Cateran Trail walking route. As well as the waymarked trail it also has a special GeoTrail for those interested in geocaching. There are 20 caches to find on the trail and each one has a points value that when added up can be traded in for a collectable geocoin.

Hit the slopes to ski or snowboard at the Glenshee resort (7 miles) or, for the months when snow is less likely to be found, there is also a cross mountain biking trail accessed by a chairlift that makes light work of the 2,998 foot ascent.

For further exploration of the surrounding mountains Mountain Summits near Kirkmichael (10 miles) offer guided walks, mountain guiding and navigation and mountain skills instruction. They can also help people get in some munro bagging.

The popular town of Pitlochry (10 miles) is just under an hour’s drive away with lots of interesting shops to wander around. Whisky lovers will enjoy visiting the Blair Athol Distillery for a tour or tasting session and the 18 hole golf course in the town is particularly picturesque for a round of golf followed by a meal in the clubhouse.

In the autumn each year Faskally forest near Pitlochry is transformed into an amazing sound and light show that is quite a spectacle to witness – tickets book up quite quickly so it is well worth planning ahead.

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, TV (Freeview)/DVD (two steps down)
Kitchen/dining room with electric ceramic hob and oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, etc
Utility room with washing machine
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.


Twin bedroom (beds can be converted to king-size bed)
Twin bedroom (beds can be converted to king-size bed)
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)
Secure Gun Storage

Available Extras

Travel Cot (excluding linen)


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by oil central heating (INCLUDED) and wood-burning stove (generous starter pack of logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED and is available via a 4G router subject to provider. Water is from a private source which is 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 3 dogs is welcome at an additional charge (3 large, 3 medium, 3 small). If you wish to bring any other pets, please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



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: Fri

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).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
29 Mar 2024 - 18 Apr 2024 £750.00
19 Apr 2024 - 02 May 2024 £695.00
03 May 2024 - 23 May 2024 £750.00
24 May 2024 - 30 May 2024 £795.00
31 May 2024 - 20 Jun 2024 £750.00
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £795.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £830.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £750.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £695.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £750.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £665.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £795.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £795.00
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 POA
06 Jan 2027 - 05 Jan 2028 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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Beautiful cottage. Stunning location. Helpful Estate.

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