A fairytale castle in the Angus Glens, within easy reach of the coast and the Cairngorms. Perfect for history lovers and those looking for an active family break.
This stunning castle enjoys a spectacular location in the heart of the 30,000-acre Airlie Estate. Surrounded on three sides by dramatic tumbling rivers, this beautiful family home is steeped in history and retains many original features. Situated at the end of a long tree-lined drive, this secluded property is just 20 miles north of Dundee. With an extensive walled garden, tennis court, games room and opportunities for fishing and stalking, this magnificent castle has everything you need for a truly exceptional holiday. The main house sleeps 14 guests, with additional space for four further guests in the adjoining cottage. This wonderful property also includes three hours’ housekeeping per day. Catering can be arranged, and the castle also makes an enchanting wedding venue.
Despite its grand and imposing exterior, this marvellous property has a charming and welcoming interior, with vaulted ceilings, original features, a four-poster bed, an AGA and an open fire. Beautifully furnished throughout, the castle offers a fantastic mix of the stylish, traditional, quirky and modern. There are nine cosy bedrooms and a number of fresh and spacious living areas including a children’s playroom, billiards room, library and drawing room.
Entering this fantastic castle, you will find the elegant kitchen which is kitted out with a wealth of equipment and utensils, and features a dining table perfect for enjoying breakfast or a snack. There’s also a spacious playroom with a tennis table, as well as a cosy billiards room. The ground floor also features a boot room, WC and utility room.
Stepping up to the first floor, the light and cheerful drawing room is an ideal space to relax in, with comfortable seating and a lovely open fire. A further open fire can be found in the beautifully book-lined library. You can share a formal meal in the ornate dining room which has plenty of space for up to a dozen guests.
The bedrooms are distributed across the second and third floors. On the second floor, the master bedroom features a four-poster bed and an en-suite bathroom. There’s also a double room with a wrought iron bath and twin basins, as well as a triple room for children and a single room with access to the main bathroom. The third floor has a further triple room, a double and a single.
The property also includes a self-contained charming cottage with a lounge, kitchen, bathroom and two delightful twin bedrooms.
Heading outside, you can explore the extensive grounds, relax in the large walled garden, play tennis, football or croquet, have a BBQ, enjoy miles of walks, or take part in stalking or trout and salmon fishing.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £1,000 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.