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Mains of Foffarty

Glamis, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 1112850)

4.9

Outstanding

Luxury Holiday Houses rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Craig

    “Perfect accommodation.”

    Too big for a family of 4 but that didn't matter. A couple of issues the tv in the sitting room didn't pick up a signal. We put the log fire on in the dining room for dinner one evening but had to decant as the room did not vent properly and filled with smoke. It was not windy outside. Pershire is a hotbed for ticks we had to remove them constantly from the dog after he had been in the garden. Not a big issue but visitors should be aware.

    Too big for a family of 4 but that didn't matter. A couple of issues the tv in the sitting room didn't pick up a signal. We put the log fire on in the dining room for dinner one evening but had to decant as the room did not vent properly and filled with smoke. It was not windy outside. Pershire is a hotbed for ticks we had to remove them constantly from the dog after he had been in the garden. Not a big issue but visitors should be aware.

    - Mr Craig, October 2022

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, walk-in rainfall shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with WC
  • kitchen
  • pantry, Utility
  • Dining room with open-fire
  • Sitting room open-fire
  • 2 x conservatories
  • Storage room
  • Oil central heating with 2 x open fires
  • Oil fired AGA, hobs, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi- speed same as 4G
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Large enclosed garden area with patio, barbecue, garden table and chairs
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 3.1 miles

The property

Completely renovated in 2022 Mains of Foffarty is spacious and exceptionally comfortable house. It is the perfect place to relax with family and friends. The large, well-equipped, farmhouse dining kitchen, complete with AGA, is perfect for informal meals. For more memorable meals set the dining room table and dine by the open fire, for that special occasion. From this tranquil location enjoy the panoramic views across the Vale of Strathmore to the Angus Glens and beyond to the southern edge of the Cairngorms National Park. The large garden area is enclosed immediately around the house. Beyond this there is larger area where children can play. The social areas are exceptional whether dining outside, utilising the BBQ and garden furniture, only a few short steps from the kitchen. Alternatively enjoy the light filled conservatory area to enjoy an aperitif, glass of wine or a morning coffee. Locally there is so much to see and do in the local area, with fishing, golfing, shooting, and hiking all well within easy reach. Glamis Castle, is nearby, as is the Gin Bothy, a lovely spot for some gin tasting or afternoon tea. Forfar, a charming town with all amenities, is only 10 minutes drive away, as is Kirriemuir - the birthplace of JM Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, and the Gateway to the Angus Glens. Walks suitable for all abilities are within easy reach, and for birdwatchers and wildlife lovers, RSPB Loch of Kinnordy and the Loch of Lintrathen are a short drive from the property. Less than 30 minutes drive is Lunan Bay, with its wonderful sands, and St Cyrus beach and National Nature Reserve. The nearby town of Dundee is only 30 minutes drive where popular attractions include; V&A museum, McManus Galleries, RRS Discovery and HMS Unicorn. Within 30 minutes there are popular golf courses notably at Carnoustie, Monifieth and St Andrews. EPC Rating: Band F

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

About the location

GLAMIS

Kirriemuir 5 miles; Forfar 5 miles; Dundee 12 miles.

The conservation village of Glamis in Angus is best known for being the childhood home of the Queen Mother at Glamis Castle. Glamis is home to the Angus Folk Museum which is run by the National Trust for Scotland and which recreates scenes of Scottish rural life in a row of stone cottages. Just five miles from Glamis is the lovely red sandstone town of Kirriemuir in the valley of Strathmore, regarded as the gateway to the Angus Glens, which offers some of Scotland's most unspoiled landscape. The town is home to the birthplace of novelist JM Barrie, creator of the much-loved children's character Peter Pan and the house is now a museum looked after by the National Trust for Scotland. A statue of Peter Pan can be found in the town. Forfar is home to the Meffan Museum or you can visit the historic Pictish Stones at Meigle, while the Angus Glens offer great hill walking and climbing. With a fine variety of shops, hotels and pubs in the town and surrounding area, there is something here to suit all tastes.

Note: Though electricity is included, charging for electric cars is not included in the rent

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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