Set on a working farm, within the owner’s 2000-acre estate in the Vale of Strathmore, these two welcoming and spacious holiday properties have been renovated to a high standard. Set 4 miles apart amongst beautiful farmland and fruit-growing country, they make an excellent choice for relaxing breaks in the heart of rural Perthshire. The location epitomises country life with an abundance of wildlife including red squirrels and herds of deer, with nesting ospreys nearby. Excellent walking from the doorstep and in the beautiful nearby Angus Glens. The estate makes an ideal base for exploring central Scotland, Edinburgh, Perth, St. Andrews and the Highlands. Glamis Castle is a few miles away. Outdoor activities (golf, skiing, riding, cycling) are readily available. Shops 1½-3 miles.
- Bed linen and towels inc
- T/cot and h/chair (by arr)
- Free salmon fishing on River Isla by prior arr
- Ample parking
- No smoking
Note: Osprey Cottage UZQ and Islabank Farmhouse SAAP can be booked together to sleep up to 10 people.
A traditional, characterful, comfortable farmhouse, ideal for families. Living room with open fire. Spacious, well-equipped kitchen/dining room. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath power shower and toilet. Second bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
- Open fire - fuel inc
- Elec and oil CH inc (£45 pw Oct-Mar)
- Elec blankets
- Two TVs (one satellite)
- Two videos (small library)
- ½-acre enclosed garden with furniture
- Cycle store
Customer Reviews of Islabank Farmhouse, Perthshire, sleeps 6
1st comment: Lovely quiet but not isolated location. Super garden for children and dogs, None of the bathrooms are en-suite, so make sure you don’t wonder around without a dressing gown! The log fire was something very special - worth the effort to get it going. April 2012.
2nd comment: Excellent property in quiet location. Would highly recommend it. Nov 2011.
3rd comment: The cottage was furnished to a high standard. The enclosed garden was wonderful for the dogs and I would recommend this property for dog owners. The owner was extremely attentive and any issues were addressed immediately. Aug 2011.
4th comment: Superb location, lovely comfortable house. Wonderful! April 2011.
5th comment: Spacious, well presented property. Good convenient location. Excellent heating and warmth for poor weather. Large fully enclosed garden. Dec 2010.
6th comment: Location, silence and peaceful. Oct 2010.
7th comment: Good size and location. More than one bathroom. Warm once heating times reset. Interesting as on working farm. Sept 2010.
8th comment: Beautiful cottage with a large and very secure garden - an essential requisite for our 2 dalmatian dogs - ensuring a relaxing holiday for all. Aug 2010.
9th comment: Very comfortable and spacious house. Plenty of wild life, pheasants etc visit the garden. Very central location. June 2010.
10th comment: Everything. It suited everyone, my elderly parents, space and the very secure garden for the dogs. The cottage had everything we could have ever needed. March 2010.
11th Comment Very spacious, well decorated. Lovely kitchen and dining area. Nice open fire and plenty of wood. Bedrooms were clean, tidy, very comfy beds. Jan 2010.
12th Comment Quiet, peaceful. Excellent location for visiting many attractions, including castles and seaside areas. The accommodation was spacious and the furnishings including the beds very of a very high standard. Aug 2009.
13th Comment Very relaxing - good overall standard with no pretensions. July 2009.
14th Comment Peaceful and tranquil cottage with many interesting places to visit in close proximity. May 2009.
15th Comment Isla Bank Farm House was perfect in every way! Aug 2008.
16th Comment Decor and furnishings excellent. Extremely comfortable. Jan 2008.
17th Comment A lovely home on a working farm. Very peaceful and minimal noise from the farm and related equipment. The owners were very accommodating and helpful and made us very comfortable. Nov 2008.
18th Comment The Islabank farmhouse is a very comfortable and well-equipped accommodation in a peaceful surrounding and with a great garden. Highly recommendable! The location is also an excellent starting point for day trips to Aberdeen, Bremar, Cairngorms and Edinburgh. May 2008.
19th Comment Good kitchen/diner for family evening meals. Great wildlife on and around the farm. So much to do in the area we will have to return. Owners so very helpful, personal information on where to eat, etc. April 2007.
20th Comment The cottage has been located in a most lovely surrounding in the middle of open fields, including a large garden for outside breakfast, lunches and dinners. It offers perfect driving distances to either the city of Edinburgh or countryside trips - however, not losing the atmosphere of being in the middle of Scotland. July 2006.