Trowan Farmhouse, Crieff
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Trowan Farmhouse self catering cottage sleeping up to 8. Set in pretty countryside, surrounded by fields and close to the River Earn, this peaceful setting is the ideal 'away from it all' house for larger groups. Walk from the door, and to fishing nearby. Golf, shop or eat out in Comrie or Crieff.
Trowan Farmhouse, once a much loved family home, is now an excellent holiday home for larger groups. The kitchen has been completely updated and there is a separate utility room with sink and space for drying and storing outdoor gear. The kitchen opens on to the spacious, south facing dining room. A downstairs games room may be used as a double bedroom and there is a WC on the ground floor. The drawing room is spacious and comfortable and has an open fire for which logs are provided. A staircase with a very handsome iron balustrade leads to the upper floor where there are two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. There are two bathrooms each with a shower over the bath. The views from the house are delightful, and the owner offers permits for fishing his stretch of the River Earn. Stroll from the door to the local landmark, Baird's Monument, or along the country paths by the river.
This setting is perfect for walking or cycling, with Loch Turret close by, The Knock and Lady Mary's Walk in Crieff. Nearby Comrie offers Glen Artney and Glen Lednock to explore and beyond is St Fillans, Loch Earn, Ben Vorlich, Killin and so much to explore. The scenery here is glorious at any time of year, and where better to enjoy it than from one of the very popular local Golf Courses at Crieff, Comrie, Muthill, St Fillans and around 20 minutes by car, the world famous championships at The Gleneagles Hotel where the Ryder Cup was held in 2014. For activities, visit Comrie Croft for mountain biking, and to hire a bike. Auchengarrich Wildlife Centre is an excellent day out with children.
A visit to The Famous Grouse Experience is a must, a very slick and modern presentation of this world famous whisky brand. Outside Crieff is a Visitor Centre which is home to Caithness Glass, as well as Stuart Crystal and an excellent Garden Centre at Bennybeg. Take the children along to Bennybeg as it is next door to The Ceramic Experience, and a great place to while away a morning or afternoon painting plates or cups. Enjoy a cup of tea there too. Nearby is Drummond Castle Gardens, again a must for visitors to the area. The garden is laid out to an Italian design, owned by the Ancaster family it was designed to be at its best in August and September, but it repays a visit at any time of year. Not so well known, but very well worth while visiting is Innerpeffray Library, Scotland's oldest lending library and museum dating back to 1680.
There are excellent places to eat out in the area; in Comrie The Royal Hotel and the Deil' s Cauldron are recommended along with the excellent coffee shops. In Crieff eat at Yan's Del Vino and others. In Muthill visit Barley Bree for an excellent meal. Crieff Visitor Centre, Famous Grouse and the Hydro each have restaurants.
There are wonderful routes to drive, to the East of Crieff is the entrance to the 'Sma Glen. Leading to Dunkeld and Aberfeldy, the scenery is just spectacular particularly with the heather is in full bloom. Stop off too at Buchanty Spout near Glenalmond to see fish jump on their way to the spawning grounds. To the West drive across to Killin, Glen Coe, Oban or Loch Lomond.
Trowan Farmhouse is excellent base for your stay in Perthshire. The scenery surrounding Crieff is magnificent with the rivers Earn and Turret providing the contrast with the peaks of the surrounding mountains. Within close reach are Callander and The Trossachs, famous castles such as Stirling amd Blair Atholl, Scone Palace, while the West Coast, Perth, Edinburgh and Fife are easily accessible for a day’s visit.
Trowan Farmhouse, Crieff
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