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Millside Cottage

Blair Atholl, near Pitlochry, Perthshire

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Millside Cottage is situated in the village of Blair Atholl, 34 miles north of Perth right where the smiling countryside of Highland Perthshire gives way to the wilder mountain scenery of the Highlands proper.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

Dominated by the imposing structure of Blair Castle, the seat of the Dukes of Atholl (who are licensed to keep the only private army in Britain), its central location makes it ideal for exploring in all directions.

The cottage’s owners have made every effort to ensure its comfort. The sitting room is large and very inviting with it's wood burning stove and glass doors out to the front garden. The separate dining room can also double as a play room and has a supply of books and DVDs.

The kitchen is modern and well-equipped with all appliances you need very much to hand. The fact that the wonderful Watermill Bakery is just across the road means you can roll out of bed and pick up bread, rolls, bagels or whatever you fancy for breakfast straight from the oven. There is also a shower room on this level.

Upstairs are the three bedrooms, a double, a twin and a single. All the bedrooms are most attractively decorated and furnished, with not-too-steeply coombed ceilings and views away to the surrounding hills from their dormer windows. The double and the twin have plenty of space and in the twin there is even room for a cot as well.

In the single bedroom, the ceiling slopes quite steeply, so it is probably most suitable for a child or a ‘not-too-tall’ adult. The upstairs bathroom is very elegantly appointed and though, once again, the ceiling slopes, with the dormer window there is plenty of headroom in critical areas! And there is always the alternative of the downstairs shower.

Outside there is plenty of off street parking and the cottage sits in its own enclosed garden, which has a patio area (with furniture and BBQ) and a shed that provides storage for bicycles or canoes.

Map & Local

The cottage is just a couple of minutes' walk from Blair Atholl's shop, tearoom and hotel. In the other direction, is just a short walk too from the surrounding forests and hills.

The village has its own 9 hole golf course, fishing is available locally and Atholl Estates can organise stalking in season. Here you are perfectly placed for exploring the wild beauty of Loch Tummel and Loch Rannoch.

The Grampian Mountains, with skiing at Aviemore are just fifty miles up the road. Pitlochry, seven miles to the south, has all facilities and in addition a fish ladder and famous Festival Theatre. There too, you can cut over to the road to Braemar and Royal Deeside.

Railway buffs and children will enjoy the proximity to the local level crossing, but the rail system in this part of the world is a world apart from its southern counterpart. The trains manage to be fairly unobtrusive and to a great extent could be said to be 'seen and not heard'. Why not take advantage, leave the car behind and take a rail trip to Perth, Inverness, or even further afield?

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

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD
Dining room
Kitchen with cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave, etc
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

Upstairs

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

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free
Cot
Free
Highchair
Free
Stair Gate
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED) and wood burning stove (logs INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. 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 29 Jun 19 From 29/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 06 Jul 19 From 06/07/2019 to 08/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 13 Jul 19 From 13/07/2019 to 15/07/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 22 Jun 19 From 22/06/2019 to 24/06/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 29 Jun 19 From 29/06/2019 to 01/07/2019
  • 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 Sleeps 5
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £495.00 £495.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £595.00 £595.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £495.00 £495.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £395.00 £435.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £495.00 £495.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £335.00 £375.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £595.00 £595.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £595.00 £595.00
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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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23-May-2019

Excellent price when divided by 4 people. I suggest the use of bath mats as the floors are slippy. A few more eggcups ...

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09-May-2019

This was our second time staying at Millside and it didn’t disappoint. Fabulously positioned within the beautiful villag...

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14-Mar-2019

Really easy place to stay, clean and spacious. Personally I would have preferred a bigger kitchen dining area rather tha...

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21-Dec-2018

the cottage was comfortable. we relaxed and enjoyed the wood burning stove. (suggest using hard wood instead of soft woo...

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07-Nov-2018

Like a home from home. Excellent location and well equipped.

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