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Elfin Lodge

Between Blairgowrie and Pitlochry, Perthshire

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Tucked away in an idyllic woodland setting is Elfin Lodge, a spacious wooden lodge with an unusual living grass roof and a warm and welcoming ambience, near the pretty village of Kirkmichael in the Perthshire countryside.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/8 Bedrooms: 4
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

Inside, guests can enjoy curling up on the huge, L-shaped sofa in the airy sitting room to watch a film in the inviting glow of the wood-burning stove in its feature stone fireplace. Large sliding doors perfectly frame the pretty view of the surrounding forest and open up onto the decked outdoor seating area. There is even a telescope set up so that the wonderful dark skies can be taken advantage of for stargazing.

The huge dining table sits alongside a spacious, partly open plan kitchen with a Belfast sink and additional breakfast bar seating, making it a great social space to linger over meals together. Handy storage for coats and boots can be found in the utility room that leads through to a sleek shower room with a large walk-in shower. This can also be accessed by the beautifully presented master double bedroom with its luxurious king-size bed.

A central hallway stretches the whole length of the lodge with the other bedrooms lying off it. There are two attractive double bedrooms and a twin room that make use of a family bathroom that has a bath with a shower over it.

Parking is right by the door and the extensive, rough garden grounds lead down to a burn (care to be taken with children). The lodge is set along a 500-metre stretch of private drive that is in good condition.

Map & Local

For a small village Kirkmichael (1 mile) is well catered for with an excellent shop and two different eateries to choose from. The Kirkmichael Hotel serves makes use of fresh local ingredients or there is the Strathardle Inn on the edge of the village to try for a drink or a meal (with a takeaway option for those wishing to return to the comfort of the lodge).

Walkers have easy access to the well-known Cateran Trail, a circular walking route that runs through Kirkmichael and can be joined at any point. It is fully waymarked with some of the markers carved with depictions of the Cateran cattle thieves who frequented the route back in the Middle Ages. The circular walk up nearby Ben Vrackie (17 miles) offers wonderful views along the way and only takes roughly 3.5 hours.

Pitlochry (15 miles) is famous for its fish ladder that attracts visitors from all over to see the salmon negotiating their way up and over the dam. The town has an excellent tartan shop for authentic Scottish attire and some traditional souvenirs to take home. Kayaks, paddleboards, pedaloes and boats can be hired to take out on Loch Faskally and there are bikes and e-bikes available for those who prefer dry land.

Golfers will find themselves spoilt for choice with 7 different courses to try out within easy driving distance including the lovely 18 hole course in Pitlochry and the three excellent courses at Blairgowrie (13.5 miles).

Heading north, there are a huge range of outdoor activities on offer within the Cairngorms National Park (8 miles) just a short drive away. The well-known Glenshee Ski Resort has runs to suit all ages and abilities as well as an impressive system of ski lifts that make light work of the mountain ascents.

It is only an hour’s drive into the city of Perth (30 miles) for a day trip spent shopping or sightseeing. The impressive, 12th century Scone Palace on the outskirts of Perth is a delight to tour around with knowledgeable guides that explain its fascinating history and over 100 acres of grounds that just beg to be explored.

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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

Open plan living area with wood-burning stove, smart TV, DVD, electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave etc
Utility room with washing machine and fridge
Double bedroom (king-size)
Double bedroom (king-size)
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin
Shower room with WC and wash basin.
Games room with pool table (can convert to table tennis) and darts board.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free
Highchair
Free
Travel Cot (excluding linen)
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £40 of electricity is INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric central heating, night storage heaters and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 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.

Please note: For Elfin Lodge, the tariff for 4 persons is based on the two bedrooms only being made available. If you need more flexibility, please get in touch with us.

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: Fri

Booked Available
2024
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).

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
31 May 2024 - 20 Jun 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £1,750.00 £1,750.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £1,050.00 £1,150.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £950.00 £1,050.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,750.00 £1,750.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,750.00 £1,750.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £950.00 £1,050.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £1,050.00 £1,150.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £1,150.00 £1,350.00
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Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking and where more than one tariff is shown, the number of bedrooms made available may vary. This is allows us to offer larger properties at lower rates for smaller parties. 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.

Please note: For Elfin Lodge, the tariff for 4 persons is based on the two bedrooms only being made available.

Reviews

Reviews
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08-May-2024

We simply love Elfin Lodge and would very much like to live there! Well equipped Kitchen, good storage in bedrooms, cosy...

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08-Mar-2024

A lovely lodge and perfect for chilling 😎 Woods wildlife right from the door

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So pleased to hear that you choose Elfin Lodge for your holidays - a wildlife splendour!

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28-Sep-2023

perfect! thank you for sharing such a gorgeous space in an utterly beautiful location. exceptional.

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21-Sep-2023

Amazing place, amazing location, so peaceful and set amongst the most amazing setting. We didn't get chance to use the o...

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04-Aug-2022

Elfin lodge was the most ideal place to stay, the lodge itself was excellently equipped, you wanted for nothing. It was ...

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