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Gardener's Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Glen Lyon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Gardener's Cottage (sleeps 4 people) is the perfect place from which to enjoy the beauty of Glen Lyon and explore Perthshire beyond. The cottage is set in open countryside, and has wonderful south facing views of the glen. The river Lyon is at the bottom of the track, and the hills all around are perfect for walking.

The cottage dates from the 1800s and has been converted into a cosy holiday cottage. It's well equipped kitchen includes an electric cooker, freezer, fridge, microwave, and washing machine. Sky television and a DVD player are provided in the sitting room.

House trained dogs are allowed but dogs that might cause any damage must please be kept in private cars.
Listing #HL200601
About the Owner
Debbie B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:72%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

All was in full accordance with our expectation : site, interior design, comfort, equipement. Truly wonderfull ! We were so able to (re)discover Scotland in the best conditions.

Thank Grussi
Management response:Responded July 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your review and for being wonderful guests. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay so much.

Reviewed March 8, 2018

Hamish was superb and as ever a first class visit! The cottage was very comfortable and we were lucky that Frances could once again cook for us. Thank you.

Thank nickloweth
Management response:Responded March 12, 2018

Nick, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and will be in touch soon about your booking for next year. Kindest regards Debbie

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

A beautiful Highland cottage in Glen Lyon. Amazing scenery and after a day on the hill it was great to sit around the log burning stove in the living room. A very family friendly estate where the staff are very keen for you to make...More

Thank Alan B
Management response:Responded February 15, 2018

Dear Alan. Thank you so much for your review and also for being such good guests. It seems you will be a regular now! Kindest regards. Debbie

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    4 Twins
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Payment and cancellation terms:

25% of the total amount due is payable at the time of the booking. The remainder is payable 8 weeks in advance of arrival. We will be in touch to sort out payment, which can be by cheque or bank transfer.

Please note that you will be billed for any damage other than general wear and tear.
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About the neighborhood
Walking & picnicking.
A picnic site and table is also provided next to one of the prettiest pools on the river. The Old Gardener's Cottage is an ideal base for those keen on more hill walking, with a number of Munros within easy reach, including Ben Lawers, a National Nature Reserve due to its rare flowers.
The area is also renowned for fishing and salmon and trout fishing permits are available on the River Lyon (these should be organised in advance).Catches over the last 10 years on the South Chesthill estate have averaged 55 salmon and many trout, with 2011 being a record at 101 salmon. Nowadays, if the river is well fished in a week, then in good conditions around 10 fish should be caught, while in less good conditions one or two would normally be caught. The catc...
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How to get there
Check in: from 3.00pm. Check out: by 10.00am.


1) From Edinburgh airport and the south, aim for the Forth Road Bridge and then the M90 (easy sign-posts from the airport) then take the A9 towards Inverness.
2) Exit off the A9 north of Perth at Ballinluig and head west to Aberfeldy along the A827.
3) Before leaving Aberfeldy turn right at the cross roads onto the B846.
4) Head through Weem, past Dull, and a couple of miles later turn left at Coshieville towards Fortingall (signposted).
5) Go through Fortingall and turn right after 300 yards into Glen Lyon (signposted).
6) The cottage is c.3 miles along Glen Lyon. Pass a white cottage by the road on the right with antlers above the door (Woodend), then the river gets very close to the left of the road. Pass two stone gate po...
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