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Garden Cottage - Whitebridge

Whitebridge, The Highlands
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A cosy white-washed two-bedroom cottage with private garden
  • Relax in front of the flickering flames of the open fire
  • Share an early evening drink alfresco on the garden bench
  • Enjoy moorland walks across the estate grounds
  • Take a boat out on picturesque Loch Paiteag
  • Search for Nessie on a boat trip across nearby Loch Ness
Property code: CA148

A charming cottage suitable for families and friends seeking a rural retreat from which to explore the Highland countryside, spectacular lochs and historic sites of the area.

Set in the heart of the Kinloss Estate, this charming stone-built two-bedroom cottage is the perfect getaway for families seeking a restful base within easy reach of the outdoor activities and attractions of Fife. Spend your day strolling the estate grounds, home to the annual Fife Show, watch the ducks swimming in the pond, or practise your serve on the nearby tennis court. The medieval market town of Cupar is less than 5 miles away where you can stock up on provisions or enjoy a meal in one of the welcoming restaurants.

Reached via a private road, your traditional cottage, originally the head gardener’s cottage, sits in beautiful gardens and adjacent to woodlands and a babbling stream, creating a sense of peace and oneness with the natural environment. Windows look out onto the garden and grounds, adding to the tranquillity of your holiday home and allowing you to relax and forget the stresses and strains of the modern world.

Step through the front door and into the entrance hall where you can remove walking boots and wellies. Cook up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen and share leisurely family meals around the elegant dining room table. After a day of exploration, snuggle up in the sitting room, where plump sofas invite you to sink into them and relax. Light the open fire and enjoy some friendly competition with a game of cards or a board game.

When it’s time for bed, head upstairs to the two comfortable bedrooms. With handmade beds crafted from the estate’s own wood, the double and twin rooms are restful spaces decorated in soothing tones. The family bathroom is also on this level.

Outside, spread your blanket out on the front lawn for a picnic lunch watching the ducks swimming in their pond, where hopefully Harry the Heron will stop for a quick dip. Enjoy an early evening meal alfresco at the garden table enjoying the tranquillity of your surroundings. Just 100 yards from the cottage is the tennis court which you are welcome to use by arrangement.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, washbasin and WC
  • Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV and video, stereo
  • Electricity and heating included
  • Open fire – fuel included
  • Private garden with garden furniture
  • Parking on opposite side of the road
  • Shops and pub 1 mile
  • 1 dog welcome
  • This self-catering holiday cottage can be let alongside Dell House if required to accommodate larger parties

With woodland walks and countryside rambles straight from your front door, this is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Stroll through the adjacent woodland, where deer, pheasants and guinea fowl can often be spotted or walk the quiet country lanes passing the fields full of wheat and barley.

Stroll the medieval streets of historic Cupar (1 mile), admiring the 17th-century architecture of Preston House and the Corn Exchange. Browse the independent stores and pick up some local produce for your evening meal. On the outskirts of town is the fascinating Hill of Tarvit (3.5 miles), a wonderful example of Edwardian life. View the fabulous Sharp Collection, explore upstairs/downstairs life on a tour of the mansion, or step back in time with a round of golf at Kingarrock Golf Course, complete with 1920s hickory clubs.

Spend the day in coastal St Andrews (10.5 miles), exploring the atmospheric ruins of the castle and cathedral. Uncover the history of golf at the British Golf Museum, opposite The Royal and Ancient Clubhouse, where interesting exhibitions chart nearly 500 years of the game. Feed the penguins and seals at St Andrews Aquarium and discover the aquatic life of the Scottish coast and beyond.

Not to be missed is the enchanting landscape of Tentsmuir (12.5 miles), where forest trails wind their way between tall trees and rippling sand dunes. Watch the water birds at Moreton Lochs or walk through the forest to discover the 19th-century icehouse and World War II pillboxes. Stroll along the long sandy beach and have a paddle in the clear waters – you may even spot some seals splashing in the waves.

This property is personally managed by Carol.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Catherine July 2019

A beautiful place, very quiet... everythings were perfect...

Reviewed by Mrs Campbell White December 2018

Very cosy ... however the beds were very uncomfortable so some new mattresses would be welcome

Reviewed by Ms Duncan July 2018

Lovely cottage in a great location on south side of Loch Ness. The cottage was spotless, very comfortable and has been modernised (different from photos on web site) - new kitchen, bathroom and furnishings, large garden area. We were 2 adults + 1 dog, but it is also suitable for families. Great location, very peaceful, lovely walks in surrounding aRead morerea and has hotel/pub in the local village of Whitebridge. Handy for trips to Fort Augustus, Invergarry (lovely river walk), Falls of Foyers, Great Glen etc. We stayed 1st week of July 2018 and had fantastic weather. Would definitely recommend property. Hide

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From the isolated and peaceful Shetland Islands in the north to the thriving border towns and cities in the south, across wild mountains and serene lochs, and encompassing over 700 islands, Scotland’s rich and dramatic landscape simply must be seen to be appreciated. Scotland is home to the ten highest mountains in the UK – including Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak – and is bordered by three seas, offering epic scenery unlike any other you may have seen.

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