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The Coach House, Birnam, Sleeps 2-4

This little coach house was formally Beatrix Potter's home near the village of Birnam by the River Tay. Sleeps 2-4

Formally the home of Beatrix Potter, this listed home is set on a private road in an elevated position by the river.

Follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter at The Coach House, Heath Park, a listed property formerly the Potter family holiday home in the 1890s. Set in an elevated position on a quiet private road in the Victorian conservation village of Birnam, this cottage has its own garden within the grounds of the owner’s property.

Walking, cycling, golf, fishing, castles, gardens and distillieries locally. Excellent transport links, with Dunkeld railway station, 400 yards. Shop and pub 600 yards. .

Ground floor: 3 steps down to living room with French doors/dining room/conservatory. Kitchen. 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

First floor: Stairs open to 1 double (5ft) bedroom.


  • Gas central heating and gas included (£25per week October-April).
  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included.
  • Travel cot. High chair.
  • Freesat TV. DVD and small library.
  • Electric cooker. Microwave.
  • Washing machine.
  • Tumble dryer.
  • Dishwasher. Freezer.
  • Enclosed garden and furniture.
  • Parking (1 car). No smoking.

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Customer Reviews of The Coach House, Birnam, Sleeps 2-4

1st comment: Quiet location a short walk from Birnham. Lovely walks within easy reach of cottage. Would stay there again. April 2012.

2nd comment: Excellent walks for everyone and dogs too! Lovely quiet village with great activities in the surrounding areas for us and the children. July 2011.

3rd comment: Lovely, quiet and comfortable with lots of little personal touches. Loved the gallery bedroom and having the garden was great even though the weather was a bit damp! Excellent location for walking and wildlife spotting. July 2011.

4th comment: Cottage superbe et très agréable. Les propriétaires, comme tous les écossais rencontrés, sont adorables. Super séjour! July 2011.

5th comment: Overall, the cottage made for a comfortable, cosy and quiet retreat from which we planned our daily jaunts to the surrounding area. A most satisfactory stay in a very habitable cottage with superb surroundings and the added security of the nearby owner’s being on hand. Facilities were just right for the type of stay we expected. April 2011.

6th comment: A very pretty property, especially the main bedroom. With every facility you could require. Jan 2011.

7th comment: Accommodation excellent, owners brilliant, master bedroom fantastic and relaxing. Dec 2010.

8th comment: Comfortable and within easy reach of local walks. July 2010.

9th comment: Well furnished with superb bedroom upstairs. May 2010.

10th comment: The Master bedroom is spacious and very comfortable. The second bedroom although small is perfectly adequate. The lounge is cosy. The conservatory bright and airy - helped if the sun shines. the kitchen very well equipped and bathroom good as well. March 2010.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: 24024
  • HMG Ref: 2754
  • Property Type: Detached Historic Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps Suit: 2 | 4
  • Features:
  • Facilities: High Chair, TV, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Bike Store
  • Location Features: Village
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 1 Cars
  • Pets: 1
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