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Romantic Getaway for two with hot tub in Scotland.

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2. Views of Ochil hills

Romantic Getaway for two in the Heart of Scotland.

Thimblewynd is situated in the conservation area of the Historic Village of Dunning. The Cottage is newly renovated and is a typical terraced cottage of the 1860s.

The 1st floor consists of a large bedroom with a king sized brass bed, this leads into a luxurious drench ensuite shower room. The living room is on the ground floor, there is a leather sofa for two, which is perfect, to cosy up and enjoy the crackling of a log burning stove on a chilly evening. The galley kitchen is small but has all mod cons, including a dishwasher, induction stove and microwave.

What is not typical of Thimblewynd is its large but secluded back garden, This can be accessed from the kitchen as well as a vennel, allowing for easy, but safe storage of bikes, canoes etc.

The Hot Tub of course is the perfect place to relax of an evening and star gaze, whether that is on a cool summer evening or in the middle of winter.

Adam and I have recently refurbished Thimblewynd with the aim of creating a romantic hideaway for couples who are looking to take some time out together, but don’t always have the luxury of time!

Talking of Luxury, Gleneagles is only10 miles away with its golf course and 4 restaurants, including the 2 Michelin star Andrew Fairlie Restaurant. Dunning, however for the more pocket conscious boasts its own Golf Course, Tennis courts and 2 village pubs, both serving excellent food.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Dunning in Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Kingsize bed
  • On suite bedroom with tv.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Reviews

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Romantic Getaway for two with hot tub in Scotland.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Glasgow, United Kingdom
5

Wow - would give 6 stars!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic cottage, beautifully furnished to such high spec throughout right down to fluffy robes! We had everything we could need - and more - to make the best of a few days relaxation. The garden is beautiful and secluded; hard to believe you're surrounded by houses. The village is lovely too, had a friendly welcome at both pubs. We can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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5

Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have just had a wonderful stay in Thimblewynd Cottage. Beautiful cottage which mixes old and new features. The cottage also has an amazing garden, which the photographs don't do justice to. Would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Beautiful, little getaway .

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my wife wanted a few romantic nights away.The cottage was beautiful and the pictures don't do it justice, the back garden is beautiful and secluded, you wouldn't know you were in a town, quiet and peaceful with no on overlooking it and the icing on the cake was the hot tub. To sum it up, a perfect few nights away in a perfect little cottage.

PS. Thanks Maggie you couldn't have been more helpful. Hopefully we will be down again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint, cosy, with secret garden

  • 5 of 5

The property is set in the quaint village of Dunning. There is a local shop and pub that serves good food.

Inside the property feels cosy and peaceful and in the evening you can light a log fire. The owners have paid great attention to detail with lots of little additions around the house and garden for you to discover.

The secluded garden is an interesting space to relax and probably makes the property. Of course there is also the hot tub too.

It's a great space for a couple to get away, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and will likely return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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5

A place with a lot of warmth.

  • 5 of 5

Spent a few days just for a little break. What a lovely house. Very peaceful and a good location if you plan to do a bit touring of the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is beautiful and tastefully decorated. A mixture of old features with modern makes it a very pleasant place to stay. Everything we needed was there and the hot tub was amazing. Will definitely return and highly recommend it. Owners kept us updated and offered any assistance if needed.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Owner

Maggie Moore
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, maggiemoore39@yahoo.co.uk
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2018

Why Maggie Moore chose Dunning

We love Thimblewynd. We should. It’s got a lot going for it. Thimblewynd is a terraced 1860 C-Listed Cottage found in the Perthshire village of Dunning. Renovated in 2017, we have created a little hideaway, that ticks a lot of boxes. Hot-tub? Yes. Log burner? Yes. Gastropub on the corner? Yes. Village shop and post office at the bottom of the street? Yes, that as well.

We are pretty chuffed to have Thimblewynd in our lives and will be delighted to share it with you.

And then there’s Dunning…

As a village, it’s probably Perthshire’s best keep secret. It’s tiny, but it holds a pay to play golf course ( tennis courts, two pubs, pick you own fruit farm and shop, loads of walks, cycle routes and lots of history. Within 2 minutes you can find a 800 year old church built on a spot where 6 century St Serf supposedly slew a dragon. In it they’ve popped a 9th Century Pictish Carving (more info can be found here

If you really love your history you’ll already know about the Dunning Roman camp, burning of witches and the links to the Viking Rollo. Won’t go on, but the point is it’s old and there’s stuff to look at. If that’s not enough for you, Perth is 15 minutes away by car, Glasgow and Edinburgh are 60 minutes away. Dunning is very close to the A9.

That’s if the bottle of bubbly waiting in the fridge doesn’t tempt you to hang up your car keys…

Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Edinburgh
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Dunning
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Perth
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £35

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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