This charming semi-detached cottage is situated in the heart of the Perthshire village of Stanley. It offers easy access to the surrounding countryside and yet is only 10 minute drive from the City of Perth. Kyle Cottage has recently undergone a complete renovation that has transformed this modest, traditional cottage into a stylish and extremely comfortable holiday home. Loving restored with a focus on quality and comfort the interior has a welcoming, elegant atmosphere.
Accommodation comprises ( on one level ):
A spacious kitchen with dining area, very well-equipped ( oven, hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble drier) with plenty of space for cooking and a breakfast bar that provides additional informal dining. Large windows flood the whole room with light and look out over the private rear garden.
Attractive double bedroom with ample storage.
Large, modern shower room with walk-in shower.
Charming living room with feature wooden beams, comfortable seating and solid fuel stove ( initial supply of logs provided) French doors lead out to the garden and patio area. Lockable shed for storage of bikes and sporting equipment.
Master bedroom with attractive en-suite bathroom (shower over bath)
Underfloor heating throughout ensures guests are warm all year round.
WiFi, heating and electricity included.
All bedding and towels supplied.
An initial supply of logs for the stove are provided.
A refundable good housekeeing deposit of £50 will be required.
Perthshire has something to offer everyone, renowned for its adventure sports (there is everything from downhill mountain bike tracks, white water rafting, kayaking and bungee jumping) this beautiful region of Scotland is also rich in culture and history. Perthshire offers world class fishing with the River Tay only minutes away from Kyle Cottage. For walkers and cyclists there are endless opportunities to explore some of Scotland’ s most fabulous scenery, whilst others may prefer to visit the many castles, distilleries, and charming highland villages.
Just over an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow and conveniently situated just off the main A9 Stanley has an excellent bus service, village store, local pub and restaurant. The historic Stanley Mills is one the best-preserved relics of the 18th-century Industrial Revolution. For 200 years, this spectacular mill harnessed the power of the River Tay to produce textiles. Today visitors can explore the mill buildings, gaining a fascinating insight into the lives of the mill workers.
The Fair City of Perth is just a ten minute drive from Stanley and offers visitors a concert hall, theatre, cinema, excellent shops and numerous restaurants. Perth Racecourse is Scotland’s most northerly course and one of the UK’s favourite days out. Nestled in the stunning parklands of Scone Palace, Perth Racecourse has built a reputation for fantastic racing in beautiful surroundings. Just outside the Cathedral town of Dunkeld ( 10 miles north) is The Hermitage, with spectacular falls where salmon leap in season and lovely woodland walks meander along the River Braan. To the east of the town is the RSPB site at The Loch of the Lowes, with a hide from which visitors can view the ospreys who come to nest each year. Further north is the bustling highland town of Pitlochry, with its Festival Theatre and Fish Ladder. From there you can explore lochs Tummel and Rannoch and admire at first hand the Queen's View, from there too you are borne swiftly up the A9 to Aviemore, the Cairngorms and Inverness.
The market town of Crieff, twenty miles west of Perth has a range of interesting independent shops and a golf course. It is best known for the Glenturret distillery, the home of Famous Grouse whisky where tours are available and visitors can sample a ‘wee dram’. For golf enthusiasts, the renowned Gleneagles Golf Course is only 20 miles away. Further afield, Dundee (23 miles) is easily reachable for a day trip with plenty of shops, pubs, restaurants, museums, newly opened V&A Design Museum as well as the Dundee Science Centre which includes live science demonstrations and interactive displays that will easily while away an afternoon. The ‘home of golf’ St Andrews is also reachable in just over an hour.