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Award-Winning, Top Rated, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, Tennis Court, Fishing

Certificate of Excellence
Private, sheltered sun terrace with stunning views over the Strathearn Valley and beyond.
The lovely, bright open-plan kitchen/dining area
Enjoy the light, spacious open plan sociable living space
Stunning views from the front door and kitchen table!
Enjoy an atmospheric open Log Fire in the Lounge area. with solid oak floors and underfloor heating.
Beautiful bright Bedroom with Superking sized Bed with crisp Egyptian linen, views over Crieff Hills
Large Twin Room with 3 windows for lots of light and amazing views in all directions
What view!
bright and very spacious twin room with three windows showing stunning views South, East and West
The perfect place for an al fresco meal!
Enjoy playing tennis on the nearby tennis court with stunning views across the valley
The private drive into The Retreat
Amazing sunsets over the Rive Earn
Full moon rising up over the River Earn
See stunning sunsets over Ben Vorlich and the Crieff Hills in the West.
Christmas and New Year are always special weeks at the Retreat
A winter wonderland at the Retreat - the location is stunning at anytime of the year.
A shot taken from the garden by a guest during the Christmas week.
Enjoy being surrounded by a winter wonderland and super cosy inside with underfloor heating/log fire
Raymond Blanc came to visit with his right hand man, Steve, Jamie and Lisa (owners)
Enjoy al fresco dining on the sheltered sun terrace with amazing views over the Strathearn Valley.
Extremely spacious, high ceilinged Living area with beautiful solid oak floors & lovely furnishings.
New astro/artificial grass Tennis Court for guests to enjoy.
This stunning shot of the hills was taken from the cottage by a guest.
A wonderful sunset taken by a guest from the Retreat garden.
A guest enjoys watching the sun going down from the Retreat.
The cottage is close to the River Earn with open views over the Strathearn Valley to Ochil Hills.
This beautiful photo was taken by a guest at New Year!
1 of 28Private, sheltered sun terrace with stunning views over the Strathearn Valley and beyond.
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
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. It 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, al...
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About the Owner
Mrs L
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
On the arrival day, Lisa the owner will arrange to meet you at the cottage to show you everything that you need to know and also help with local information and recommendations. Lisa lives on the Estate and is always on hand to help with anything that will make your stay more enjoyable.
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Quiet and secluded location, free fire wood, big tv, good cooking equipment and panoramic views. The rooms were bright, clean and well presented. Really enjoyed staying here, very relaxing and comfortable. Thank you Lisa.

Thank Angus L
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Everything about this place was perfect, the setting, the accommodation, the welcome, the location and even the weather ( snow). Lisa the owner took great care in all aspects of the booking and even rang to guide us through the country roads on a late...More

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I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Top Rated, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, Tennis Court, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you so much for writing such a great review - it was lovely to meet you all and we were delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and are hoping to return :))

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in the Retreat Cottage on a cold November weekend. The cottage had everything we needed for our stay. Beautiful decoration and some lovely homely touches. We particularly enjoyed the coffee machine and the hot tub. Star gazing from the hot...More

Thank Pamela S
I7154VLlisa, VR Owner at Award-Winning, Top Rated, Luxury 5 Star Private Retreat, Tennis Court, Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you very much for writing a lovely review about your stay at The Woodland Retreat. It was a pleasure to welcome you and hope that you can make plans to return sometime soon!!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
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...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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1 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
August 2018
7 nights --
1 Sep 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
September 2018
3 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
October 2018
3 nights
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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.
Car advised
How to get there
Pass Trinity Gask Church on your right and follow road around a beech hedge. Kirkton Farmhouse and steading is on the left hand side and you will also see a large brick chimney. Turn left onto track immediately after this steading, you will see a bin enclosure on your right. Follow track away from steading until you reach the Retreat (approx. 1/4 mile).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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