Dungarthill House

sleeps 21 21
11 bedrooms 11
6 bathrooms 6
2 dogs allowed 2
family friendly
5 star5 star5 star5 star5 star

Cottage with woodburner,

Set within extensive wooded grounds stretching over 28 acres with babbling brooks and ponds and enveloped by countryside rests this magnificent, Victorian holiday home, Dungarthill House. This grand property is the perfect base for a large group of friends or families looking to celebrate together in this unique, though easily accessible location. A half mile private driveway will lead you through the grounds, where you will be find ample off-road parking by the main house. This impressive, eleven-bedroom abode is home to roaring fires, traditional décor in keeping with its history as a hunting lodge, and a superb billiards room to keep you and your guests entertained. Step inside the main entrance porch; kick-off your shoes and hang your coats ready to relax in this homely property before heading out to explore all this area has to offer. Be amazed by the striking grand hallway featuring stag-heads coming out of the walls for a rustic touch. The snug TV room with open fire features a 65” Smart TV and Soundbar, along with scenic views across the grounds to enjoy whilst you unwind. For a moment of peace, head to the main sitting room to listen to the crackle of the fire as you curl up with a good book, or curl up in the snug by the fire offset to the side of the billiards room. When stomachs start to rumble, there is a large country kitchen, complete with a four oven electric AGA cooker, an electric oven and hob, a combi microwave and two dishwashers to clean-up any mess, whilst two integrated fridges are handy for storing your tasty treats. Meals can be enjoyed in a traditional setting in the splendid formal dining room, and why not uncork a bottle of wine to toast with your feast? There is a second dining room for more casual dining, here could be a good spot to rustle up a home-cooked breakfast and enjoy a cup of tea as your browse through a paper. Gather your guests together in the games room for a game of pool, with plenty of seating to watch the gaming enthusiasts compete, along with a supply of board games to keep you entertained whatever the weather. You can freshen your holiday attire in the handy utility room, where you'll find two washing machines and two tumble dryers along with a Belfast sink, whilst the nearby pantry houses a large chest freezer and two smaller fridges for drinks. As the evening draws to a close, climb the grand staircase upstairs to choose between eleven bedrooms, each beautifully-appointed with vintage furnishings and framing marvellous views of the grounds. There are two super-king size bedrooms, each made of two single bed bases with a super-king-size duvet, three king-size rooms, with two benefiting from access to their own en-suite bathrooms, a family suite with a double, an adjoining door to a twin and an en-suite, a double with an en-suite, a second family room with a double and a single and two twin bedrooms. If you can tear yourself away from this remarkable setting, visit the stunning Hermitage with the Black Linn waterfall tumbling amongst the Douglas Firs, and the adventurers of the group may wish to experience the thrills nearby with canyoning, white water rafting, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, paintballing, bungee jumping and much more. Explore the ancient city of Perth, here you can unravel history at The Black Watch Castle & Museum, enjoy a scenic stroll around Branklyn Garden, which also has a tearoom for a scone, or tour the exhibitions at The Fergusson Gallery. Pack warm clothes to ramble the rugged landscape of the Cairngorms National Park, which you can explore either on foot or bike, home to deep lochs and heather moors. For an unforgettable escape to the countryside of Perthshire, choose Dungarthill House.

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Leisure facilities & entertainment:

internet access tv games room

Accommodation layout and features:

Ground Floor, Bedroom 1:
Super king size bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 2:
Super king size bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 3:
King size bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 4:
King size bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 5:
King size bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 6:
Double bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 7:
Single bed(s)Single bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 8:
Single bed(s)Single bed(s)bed linen
Kitchen:
microwave dishwasher freezer laundry facilities
Bathroom:
bath ensuite shower  towels

More about the property:

Central heating open fire Wood stove parking garden Welcome pack

Best suited for:

families

Family friendly features:

Family Friendly

Dog friendly features:

dogs allowed

Accessibility features:

Location:

Perth, Perthshire
Nearest city: Perth, Perth and Kinross 17 mile(s)

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Description

The living areas in the property consist of a kitchen with AGA cooker, electric oven and hob, microwave, two integrated fridges and two dishwashers, two dining rooms, one with an open fire, a TV room with an open fire and a sitting room with an open fire and Smart TV. The property has a utility room containing two washing machines and two dryers and a pantry with two fridges and a chest freezers. There is a games room with a full size pool table and an open fire. The bedrooms consist of two super-king size rooms, two king-size with freestanding bath and en-suite shower room, a king-size, a double with en-suite bathroom, a family room with a double and adjoining door to twin with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, a family room with double and single and a twin, along with a bathroom, a shower room and a ground-floor cloakroom with twin basin and WC. Outside, there is ample off-road parking and extensive grounds with a garden area with furniture. Two well-behaved pets are welcome. Sorry, no smoking at the property. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Within 2.7 miles there is a shop and pub. Dungarthill House is an outstanding property, perfect for a large group of family and friends. Note: Check-in is from 5pm, check-out by 10am. Note: The highchair provided is suitable for children aged 2-3. Note: The fireplaces on the first-floor are features only and are not to be used.

The River Tay runs through Dunkeld, and there are lots of spots to take in the scenery, whether it's from the cathedral grounds or the Taybank pub, where you could be lucky enough to hear some live music. The town itself dates from the 9th century and has a rich history spanning the Dark and Middle Ages to more modern history, including Thomas Telford's Tay bridge. Perthshire Big Tree Country encompasses the woodlands surrounding Dunkeld and adjacent Birnam, and is glorified in Shakespeare's "Scottish Play." The Hermitage is a National Trust forest including Ossian's Hall of Mirrors, a folly built on a rocky ledge near the Black Linn waterfalls as a monument to the 3rd century blind poet Ossian.

Eleven bedrooms: 2 x super-king size, 2 x king-size with freestanding bath and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x family room with double and adjoining door to twin with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with double and single, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Shower room with walk-in shower, twin basin and WC. Ground-floor cloakroom with twin basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Pantry. Dining room with open fire. Second breakfast/informal dining room. Sitting room with open fire. TV room with open fire. Games room with open fire

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