Converted from the old stable buildings, this wonderful holiday cottage is bright, spacious and modern. The open-plan living area is set on the first floor taking full advantage of the seasonal views over surrounding farmland. Perth is only 5 miles away where visitors will find excellent shopping, restaurants, bars, and a superb theatre and concert hall. The famous Scone Palace is approx. 4 miles from the cottage, less than an hour’s drive leads to Stirling, Edinburgh or Glamis castles. Stanley Mills, a unique complex of water-powered cotton mills, is situated within walking distance on the banks of the River Tay (¾ mile), and a wide range of outdoor activities are also available nearby, including fishing, cycling, white water rafting, clay pigeon shooting, canyoning, archery and golf. Shops 1/2 mile.
Double bedroom (5ft bed) with TV and en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom with TV/DVD. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Living/dining room with wood-burning stove, exposed stonework, rugs on wooden floor and well-equipped modern fitted kitchen area with sloping ceiling.
- Wood-burning stove – initial fuel inc, thereafter avail at cost
- Elec inc
- Full oil CH inc (Oct - Apr £30pw)
- Bed linen and towels inc
- Covered verandah-style sitting-out area, furniture
- Parking (for 2 cars)
- Secure cycle storage
- No smoking
Customer Reviews of Shielhill Bothy, nr Perth - Sleeps 4
1st comment: Comfortable and well equipped accommodation. Helpful, friendly hosts who have good local knowledge. Excellent location for exploring Scotland’s wilderness as well as the cities. Would recommend. A home from home. Oct 2011.
2nd comment: Comfortable, well equipped, very clean, not far to small towns for coffee shops and walks, also Perth for supermarkets, lovely area with rivers lochs and waterfalls,plenty of longer walks,superb scenery. Sept 2011.
3rd comment: Spacious, well designed, comfortable seating, warm. Oct 2010.
4th comment: Good, central location for touring Scotland. Fantastic attention to detail, very well equipped. Would certainly consider staying here in the future. March 2010.
5th comment: Very comfortable (beds sofas etc) Very clean, and bright. All mod cons (looked as good as new). Bathrooms sparkling and excellent showers. Oct 2009.
6th comment: For a holiday in a rural area of Scotland there is a good variety of accessible indoor activities even during wet weather. Very high standard of equipment and furnishing. Good space and layout, including separate bathroom or en-suite for each bedroom. Aug 2009.
7th comment: Peaceful surrondings; property well presented; high standard of decor. Aug 2009.
8th comment: Compared to other properties we have stayed in over the years, this cottage was furnished and presented to excess. We felt as though we were living in a magazine spread. July 2009.
9th comment: Will definitely return to this accommodation in the future, it is an immaculate property, with really friendly and extremely helpful owners. Beautifully equipped (too good to be a holiday home really). Situated in peaceful surroundings with wildlife galore at the doorstep. 10/10 for this place. May 2009.
10th comment: The property was absolutely excellent - really first class accommodation, every comfort catered for. The cottage is in a very central position for exploring Perthshire. Oct 2008.