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luxurious country house 11 people Highlands on the blackwater river, sauna

People11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,670 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

11 persons villa, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, located on river, sauna

Beautifully situated 11-person country house with sauna, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, located on the blackwater river with views of the mountains. Ideal holiday for people who love peace, fishing, hunting, hiking and skiing or. Housing is equipped with all facilities just a few miles from the National Park and Cairngorm Ski Resort near some of the most famous tourist destinations in Scotland


Owner
Barry de Neef and Astrid Bakker
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Blairgowrie in Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3670 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    - 3 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift pass
  • ski

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

luxurious country house 11 people Highlands on the blackwater river, sauna
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Amazing place to stay. The whole group had a great time. The communication with Barry was outstanding. I don't have one bad thing to say about the holly tree lodge. I recommend anyone looking for a lodge to book up the holly tree.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Home from home and a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

This was a chance find and a total success. Arranged to accommodate four generations of the same family, the weekend away was an opportunity for a surprise birthday party. Communication with the owners Barry and Astrid was straightforward and the instructions for the house could not have been clearer. The group of 11 spanned 16 months to 88 years and the house was totally suited to all. While it was cold initially, the house soon warmed up and with the log fire burning everyone settled in quickly. We brought logs but they are available from the owners at a cost. We live fairly close by but family were travelling from Aberdeen and Edinburgh. The location is easy to find and the views are spectacular. A river flows fast at the end of the garden and I would imagine the garden would be great on a summer evening. The kitchen is well equipped, beds are comfortable. The house was clean and nothing more than polite requests posted about the house to remind of the dos and don'ts, all intended to leave the place as you find it. We had requested a late departure, however the people who look after the place turned up about 4 hours earlier than expected and without the annex for them to occupy while we had dinner, it might have been a little awkward to know they were waiting. We also bought the dog but it is tricky to walk directly from the house because there are no paths along the main road outside. Apart from these minor issues, I can readily recommend Holly Tree Lodge to any group looking for a very pleasant place to stay in the north of Perthshire. Thanks very much. One very happy birthday girl!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice house in a perfect remote location !

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice experience in the Holly Tree Lodge. The house is beautiful and very well equipped and it is perfectly located on the side of a lovely river. We definitely recommend the lodge.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Emmanuel for this great review. We hope to see you back at Holly Tree in the future.
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5

Beautiful, Charming and so hard to leave.

  • 5 of 5

Barry and Astrid were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Communication was prompt and excellent.

My family and I travelled from Australia to stay at Holly tree lodge and what can I say. This lodge felt so warm and homely ( even in winter ). Fully equipped with everything and the location was amazing. On the doorstep to the Cairngorms and so many locations no more than a 2 hour drive, we have made memories to cherish and can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christopher for this great review and hope to see you back some day at Holly Tree
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5

A beautiful home and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful property over Christmas and have had the most wonderful holiday. The property was clean, tidy, well maintained and felt warm and cozy yet spacious. The lounge was beautiful and much more spacious than some of the photos show. The kitchen was superb and we fit a huge goose in the oven too! The sauna was an absolute bonus and a really relaxing addition. The property is located well for a number of attractions and in easy reach of Glenshee Ski Centre which attracted us for this holiday. The owners communicated exceptionally well with us and I would highly recommend this property to others. We will certainly look to spend another Christmas here. The Fenwick and Stuttard families.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael for this great review, we hope to see you back at Holly Tree in the future.
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Property has a great layout for a family gathering.

  • 3 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time here together as a family but the heating and hot water system are insufficient to cope with 11 guests. The log burner was a godsend or we would have had a very chilly stay. Kitchen & cooking facilities great & loved the living area, being able to all eat together was essential to our break.

Garden lovely & swing a big hit with kids. Bedrooms & bedding could do with a revamp. Bare screws and string to hold back curtains a little disappointing.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Leanna, We apologize about the central heating after inspection it turned out the system was low of water and this was the reason it didn’t work accordingly to ours and your standards. We try to live up to a high standard of quality so we thank you for this review it gives us the chance to improve our service.
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Dundee
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Strathardle Inn
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
Newcastle
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Dalmunzie golf course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Bridge of Cally Hotel
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Glenshee ski centre
Car: recommended

The Holly Tree Lodge is located near the Glenshee Ski Centre and the Cairngorms National Park. The Blackwater River runs along the bottom of the garden and is ideal for fishing for trout or salmon. Guests are welcome to fish for trout, but salmon fishing license is required. There is a huge choice of golf courses near The Holly Tree Lodge.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Blairgowrie, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
January 3th to July 2th
3 Jan 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£295
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,150
 
 
July 3th to July 17th
3 Jul 2017 - 17 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
From
£350
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,650
 
 
July 18th to September 1st
18 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
September 2th to December 31st
2 Sep 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£440
for 2 nights
From
£220
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
January 05th to March 22th
5 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£420
for 2 nights
From
£210
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
Easter
23 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
April 3th to July 1st
3 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£440
for 2 nights
From
£220
From
£300
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
Summer 2018
2 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Bed Linnen and Towels are included in the rental fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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