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Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing

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Enjoy stunning views and sunsets from the Retreat's wonderful wood burning Hot Tub
Private, sheltered sun terrace with stunning views over the Strathearn Valley and beyond.
1 of 46Enjoy stunning views and sunsets from the Retreat's wonderful wood burning Hot Tub
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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This award-winning, top-rated Visitscotland 5 Star holiday Retreat is credited with being the most romantic and best located self-catering cottage in the area. A beautifully decorated and spacious house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, it has a traditional log burning Hot Tub and is totally private with stunning open views south over the Strathearn Valley. Yet only 10 minutes from Scotland's best Restaurant, The Gleneagles Hotel/Spa and Golf Courses and the Scenic Scottish Highlands. It is the perfect location for a holiday in Perthshire, Scotland! The Retreat is reached by private access and is surrounded by the picturesque landscape of Trinity Gask Estate with its private woodlands, ponds and Salmon Fishing on the River Earn. This beautiful cottage has been lovingly restored and ...This award-winning, top-rated Visitscotland 5 Star holiday Retreat is credited with being the most romantic and best located self-catering cottage in the area. A beautifully decorated and spacious house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, it has a traditional log burning Hot Tub and is totally private with stunning open views south over the Strathearn Valley. Yet only 10 minutes from Scotland's best Restaurant, The Gleneagles Hotel/Spa and Golf Courses and the Scenic Scottish Highlands. It is the perfect location for a holiday in Perthshire, Scotland! The Retreat is reached by private access and is surrounded by the picturesque landscape of Trinity Gask Estate with its private woodlands, ponds and Salmon Fishing on the River Earn. This beautiful cottage has been lovingly restored and successfully marries the charm of a traditional stone house with the best progressive eco-build practices. Relax and enjoy the benefits of sleeping in a breathable, allergy free house with solid oak wooden floors and underfloor heating. Guests at the Retreat can enjoy a fabulous Hot Tub with incredible views and play Tennis on a new Astro/artificial grass Tennis Court. The court is a short distance from the cottage and has the same stunning views across the Strathearn Valley. See photo gallery for a photograph of the beautiful court. Enjoy the feeling of a luxury stay with fluffy Hot Tub ROBES and SLIPPERS, free access to SKY sports and entertainment packages, NESPRESSO coffee machine and capsules. A food welcome pack, luxury toiletries and household goods are all included in the rental. The extremely spacious interior of this special cottage is simple, fresh and contemporary. There is a large, high-ceilinged, open-plan kitchen/living area with a stylish contemporary kitchen complete with a large dining table for 8. In the living area, large comfortable leather sofas are perfect for stretching out on in front of the open fire. There are two Spacious Bedrooms: The Double has two windows with views West (perfect for evening sun) towards woodlands and Ben Vorlich. The superking bed is extremely comfortable and is made up with crisp Egyptian cotton linen. Both bedrooms have more than ample hanging and shelf space and come with hairdryers. The large Double Bedroom is high-ceilinged and extremely bright, 2 east and 1 south windows provide uninterrupted views across the valley. The Family Bathroom has a big doubled ended bath, separate walk in shower and is stocked with organic shampoo, conditioner, soap and body lotion. There is also a beautiful new en suite shower room from the Double Bedroom with a large walk in shower and amazing south views and a door on to a superb garden terrace. Adjacent to the back door is a separate outhouse, which is the perfect washing and drying room. There is a large stainless steel sink, washing machine, an overhead pulley and underfloor heating. Spacious, airy and warm, it is the ideal place for pets to sleep when they are not in the garden. Please note that pets are not allowed in the house at any time due to our allergy-free status. For your entertainment there is a 37' HD flat screen smart TV with Sky sports and entertainment packages included. A DVD, Ipod docking station and CD/radio player and a karaoke machine! There is a good selection of games and an abundance of touring, walking and cycling maps as well as interesting books on Scottish wildlife, history and culture. For those that enjoy touring, the Retreat is well positioned to visit many top tourist attractions. The Glenturret Whiskey Distillery, Stirling Castle, Drummond Castle Gardens, Perth and Scone Palace are only 15 minutes from the cottage. Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews can all be reached within an hour... making The Retreat an ideal base for a holiday in Scotland!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dogs are welcome but due to our allergy free status no pets are allowed in the house at any time. We have a drying/utility room which is bright and spacious with underfloor heating which works well for dogs when they are not in the large enclosed garden surrounding the property.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Mrs L
Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2010
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to Lisa for a brilliant stay at the Retreat. Great communication before arriving and house very clean on arrival. Excellent location for exploring perthshire but nice remote feel too. House well equipped with everything you need. Hot tub great and easy to use. Look...More

Date of stay: November 2020
Thank Scottflem123
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for this fantastic review - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Retreat and were so happy to read your kind words 😊

Reviewed 6 October 2020

Our 4th visit to the retreat cottages, having also stayed at the sister cottage in the woods. We tend to alternate between both as we still can't make our minds up as to which we prefer.. Both cottages are superbly equipped and furnished and each...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Paul H
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2020

Aw, that is such a lovely review and it makes my job all the more pleasurable when I read such kind words - it’s really made my day - thank you so much !

Reviewed 28 September 2020

The location of the cottage is perfect. It is set amidst the beautiful rolling hills of Perthshire with amazing views all around which you can enjoy from the hot tub! There are numerous places to visit in nearby Perth and Auchterarder as well as being...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Sightseer59228867391
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thank you again for the lovely review, it was so kind of you and lovely to read about how much you enjoy your stays 😊

Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

We had the peaceful relaxing time. The retreat was every thing we expected and more. The location is perfect. The attention of detail was excellent. Everything you can think of is provided. Lisa & Jamie are very welcoming & most helpful. We've already booked to...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank tonih261
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thank you so much!! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your first stay so much and we are looking forward to welcoming you back again very soon 😊 such a kind review, thank you 🙏🏼

Reviewed 21 September 2020

The Retreat was the ideal hideaway cottage for our family of three. Very well equipped and tastefully furnished with great attention to those important details that make all the difference. The wood fired hot tub was the icing on the cake for a luxury experience....More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank simonc775
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

That’s great to hear! Thank you very much for this great recommendation and I was so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your holiday at The Retreat 😊

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Reviewed 18 September 2020

We were looking for a change of scenery after many months of lockdown and — boy — we were not disappointed! There is everything you could wish for in a holiday cottage — and more! Extremely well equipped, from the kitchen to the range of...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Mae B
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

What a fantastic review - thank you so much for your kind words... it really made my day and what we do so rewarding 😊 delighted to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay and well deserved break away from home.

Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

We have stayed at The Retreat around 6 times over the last few years. We have also stayed at The Woodland Retreat. Both are beautiful cottages with fantastic facilities. Our stay in July was, as always extremely enjoyable. We had originally booked for April but...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank LJGW
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thank you so much for such an amazing review - delighted that you enjoy your stays at The Retreats so much and are looking forward to welcoming you back !

Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

The retreat is an absolutely outstanding secluded place to stay in. The Views are incredible, it is very quiet and peaceful and the cottage is superb inside and out The Owners Lisa and Jamie couldn’t have been more helpful and hospitable and they have equipped...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Bruce H
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2020

We were so pleased to read your review, thank you so much for posting such positive feedback and were pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the Retreat’s central geographical location and yet still being in an extremely private peaceful location to unwind and enjoy...More

Reviewed 17 September 2020

The Retreat is exactly what we were looking for and more - immaculate cleanliness, airy rooms, beautify lovely design, tranquil location and of course a helpful host. Lisa was always available to answer our questions and gave us many tips for places to visit, her...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Jessica Y
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2020

Aw, thank you so much, I was really touched by your very kind words😊 and delighted that you enjoyed your first stay at The Retreat so much !

Reviewed 17 September 2020

Another wonderful stay, Lisa and Jamie have maintained the standard of this property over a number of years and always new personal touches added. Ideal escape during through COVID!

Date of stay: May 2020
Thank L5627FTjamesm
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Hot Tub, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, SkySports,Tennis, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2020

Thank you very much for this kind review and we are glad that we continue to live up to your expectations! It is lovely to hear about how much you appreciate the little personal touches that we include.😊

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Tennis Court
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
This is the perfect location for a holiday cottage in Perthshire; extremely private, a haven of peace and tranquility, yet only 10 mins from Auchterarder with its impressive selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and delicatessen. The word famous Gleneagles Hotel Resort is also on the doorstep with spectacular golf courses, one of Europe's best spas, equestrian, falconry, shooting and off-road driving schools. Perthshire's largest city, Perth, a pretty market town on the River Tay, is conveniently located only 15 minutes away. Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and the scenic Highlands are all within an hour of the Retreat.There are a number of excellent, award-winning restaurants within 15 minutes of the cottage.
Getting around
The Retreat is conveniently located within an hour of Edinburgh and Glasgow airports and 30 minutes from Dundee airport. Gleneagles train station is 15 minutes away and Perth train station is 20 minutes away from the cottage.
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