Lovely cottage in Cairngorms National Park

United Kingdom - Scotland - Perthshire

Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Front view as you approach via private drive
Front view as you approach via private drive
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Parking for two cars in front of cottage
Parking for two cars in front of cottage
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Front garden perfect for your morning coffee
Front garden perfect for your morning coffee
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Garden at side of cottage
Garden at side of cottage
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Side garden with stream at bottom
Side garden with stream at bottom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,View from cottage
View from cottage
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Private driveway to cottage
Private driveway to cottage
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Dining area seating six people
Dining area seating six people
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Lounge area with Freesat tv and DVD player
Lounge area with Freesat tv and DVD player
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Fully equipped galley kitchen
Fully equipped galley kitchen
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Ground floor double en suite bedroom
Ground floor double en suite bedroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Ground floor en suite bathroom
Ground floor en suite bathroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,First floor twin bedroom
First floor twin bedroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,First floor bathroom
First floor bathroom
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Selection of books and DVDs on landing
Selection of books and DVDs on landing
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Perthshire,Second first floor twin bedroom
Second first floor twin bedroom
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Long-term Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is not offered

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

We have now exchanged for the summer of 2020
We have a three bedroom cottage in beautiful rural setting. 1 double bedroom en suite on ground floor, two twin bedrooms with family bathroom on first floor. Central heating throughout. Fully equipped kitchen with d/washer, w/machine & t/dryer, m/wave etc. Comfortable lounge/diner with seating for 6 people and Freesat TV. Enclosed private garden with garden furniture and bbq. Stunning views across scenic countryside. Ideally situated for fishing, walking, skiing, snowboarding & cycling close to numerous golf courses. Within easy reach of Perth, Dundee and Pitlochry and the ski slopes and mountain biking centre at Glenshee.w


House - 2 or more floors/ Second home


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Access for the disabled
  • Bathroom / toilet wheel chair accessible
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Equipped for Children
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Baby Equipment
  • Parking included


  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)


  • None


  • Rural
  • Mountains


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Driving essential as our cottage is in a very quiet location, with a few local amenities and is perfect for relaxing and getting away from it all. Ideal for bird and wildlife watching we are within the Cairngorms National Park which has a healthy population of deer and other local species. Situated a few metres from a river that supports salmon and trout which can be fished in season with the appropriate permit. Nearest pubs and shop 8 miles away, nearest town 15 miles away, Blairgowrie. For theatre etc expect an hours drive. Approximately 40 minutes from the Queens Scottish residence at Balmoral and Crathie Church, attended by the Royal family for generations. Both the ski resorts of Glenshee (8 miles) and The Lecht (25 miles) are also worth a visit if only for the magnificient views. Woodland, mountains, lochs and streams are all around us and we have even seen the Northern nights on a few occasions.

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River


  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Popular Monuments
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • None


Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Our cottage is situated within the fantastic Cairngorm National Park, 8 miles from Glenshee ski centre and 25 miles from Balmoral, the Scottish home of the Royal family. We have wonderful walks and scenery locally including the famous Cateran trail used by sheep rustlers in the 19th century. A car is essential to visit and appreciate the numerous attractions situated in every direction from the cottage. Perth, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Stirling and Inverness are all accessable for days out, with ample time for sightseeing. Wildlife is a prominent attraction, from the Red Squirrel to the majestic Red Deer. At the Blackwater reservoir, eight miles away, there have been sitings of Sea Eagles and Osprey and this is a fantastic place to take a picnic, chill out and let the world slip by! Below the cottage runs the Shee water, a salmon and trout river where one can fish if the necessary permits are purchased and it is the fishing season.

Our favourite restaurants

Cafés & bars

Special places to shop

Leisure and cultural activities

Walks or jogging paths

Health or fitness clubs

Interesting day trips

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please leave our home as you find it. We take great pride in our property and expect others to do the same. Please be assured we wil treat your property with the utmost respect and care. If any accidents do occur we would be grateful if you notify us so we can replace / repair as soon as possible. We will do the same with your home. We would prefer countryside, seaside or loch/lake location or a quiet rural village / small town.
The property should have all the home comforts that would make our holiday relaxing. A minimum of two bedrooms and two bathrooms . Wi-Fi access essential. A garden with furniture or a balcony / terrace if possible.
We would prefer a second home exchange, although not essential.


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is not offered

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
  • Long-term Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered

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