HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815

A luxurious retreat for those who yearn for peace and quiet

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Self-catering accommodation for 5 people (3 bedrooms)

Situated in the tiny hamlet of Pubil, at the far western end of Glenlyon, Ben Grianan cottage is an ideal escape for to those who like to explore magnificent surroundings or simply chill in front of a log burner with a good book. The cottage is decorated to a high spec, comfortably sleeping 5 people in 3 bedrooms with all the home comforts you'd expect and more. NB: there's no mobile reception, nearest shops are a 45min drive.

The Cottage

Ben Grianan cottage offers a relaxing, tranquil environment where you can unwind from the pressures of modern life - there's a TV with Freesat, Blu-ray player and large selection of DVDs/Blu-Rays, a vinyl record player, Marshall bluetooth speaker, and a collection of books and board games. Although there is no mobile signal there is a payphone and basic wifi suitable for checking emails and browsing (no streaming). In the kitchen are an oven, hob, microwave, kettle, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Tassimo coffee machine (pods not included), cafetiere, slow cooker, soup maker and air fryer. Outside there's a gas barbecue, picnic bench and a trampoline for the kids.

Location

Glenlyon is one of Scotland's best kept secrets - the unspoilt River Lyon winds its way along a backdrop of dramatic hills, munros and waterfalls. Once a thriving thoroughfare to Glencoe and the Western Isles, today it is sparsely inhabited with no through road. It is often called "Scotland's longest, loveliest, loneliest glen" with the most breathtaking scenery around every bend. It's an ideal base to explore three local Munros as well as many hidden gems. There's an abundance of wildlife - wild deer (they come down from the hills every evening), eagles and other raptors, highland cows, red squirrels... and brown trout and the odd salmon in River Lyon. Nearby Bridge of Balgie has a fabulous Post Office and Tearooms serving teas, locally-roasted coffee and indulgent sweet treats.

Important Note

We really mean it when we say that Ben Grianan is in a remote location - it's approximately a one hour drive from Aberfeldy and any passing traffic tends to be sheep. We do see a fair few cyclists, but due to the remote location we would recommend journeying by car. If you're looking for hustle, bustle and nightlife... this probably is not the place for you!

More Details

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Single Bedroom - 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

This property doesn't have any reviews yet!

Owner

Ian & Heidi Davies
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2018

About Ian & Heidi Davies

We are the Davies family and we have been enjoying our holidays in Glenlyon for many years.

What makes this house unique

Just a phenomenal place to get away from it all and recharge or batteries.

Location

Car: necessary

Photos

Prices & Availability

Ask Owner a Question

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £20
Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Available
Unavailable