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Looking towards the property
Hot tub in courtyard with countryside views
Stunning, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Welcome pack of local produce
Well-equipped contemporary kitchen
Dining in!
Relax in the reading gallery
Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
Relax and unwind
Ground floor bathroom
Sit back and read a good book
Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
Large bright bedrooms
En-suite shower-room
A days walking!
Courtyard with BBQ
Just ten mins from your front door Glenisla Gorge
Views from the front of the property
Very friendly ducks on the farm!
On site coffee shop
Enjoy some home baking in the coffee shop
Looking towards the properties in the evening
Wake up to nature!
Neighbours
Resident Deer in stunning countryside
Family pets are welcome too!
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2 / 26  Hot tub in courtyard with countryside views
3 / 26  Stunning, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
4 / 26  Welcome pack of local produce
5 / 26  Well-equipped contemporary kitchen
6 / 26  Dining in!
7 / 26  Relax in the reading gallery
8 / 26  Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
9 / 26  Relax and unwind
10 / 26  Ground floor bathroom
11 / 26  Sit back and read a good book
12 / 26  Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
13 / 26  Large bright bedrooms
14 / 26  En-suite shower-room
15 / 26  A days walking!
16 / 26  Courtyard with BBQ
17 / 26  Just ten mins from your front door Glenisla Gorge
18 / 26  Views from the front of the property
19 / 26  Very friendly ducks on the farm!
20 / 26  On site coffee shop
21 / 26  Enjoy some home baking in the coffee shop
22 / 26  Looking towards the properties in the evening
23 / 26  Wake up to nature!
24 / 26  Neighbours
25 / 26  Resident Deer in stunning countryside
26 / 26  Family pets are welcome too!

Glenisla Escape

Kirriemuir (7.5mls W), Angus
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Increased accessibility
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Luxurious converted barn nestled at the foot of Glenisla
  • A short drive from Carnoustie's famous golf courses
  • Visit the magnificent Glamis Castle the ancestral home of the Queen Mother
  • Close to the historic, picturesque village of Kirriemuir birthplace of J M Barrie and Bon Scott
  • Easy reach of the buzzing city of Dundee with its excellent shopping and leisure facilities
  • Enjoy a trip to Glenshee Ski Centre offering extensive skiing and snowboarding
Property code: CBYRE

1 of 2 traditional stone barns set in picturesque farmland in this beautiful Angus Glen, guests can enjoy a wonderful agritourism experience.   Situated at the foot of Glenisla, this is the perfect destination to enjoy the lovely scenery and unspoilt countryside.  A most attractive barn conversion, finished to an extremely high standard with its own, very unique, charm and character. 

This beautiful traditional stone barn conversion is set in a tranquil spot surrounded by picturesque farmland in the beautiful Angus Glen. Based at the foot of Glenisla, the property offers fresh, welcoming and elegant accommodation for up to eight guests. You will be welcome to explore the extensive farmland which is also home to The Courtyard where you can buy anything from jewellery, kitchenware and books to antiques, local jams, cheeses and sweets. The farm also features a lovely coffee shop and a farm shop. Ideally situated midway between the bustling city of Dundee and the popular Glenshee Ski Centre, the property makes a fantastic base for family or a group of friends looking for an idyllic retreat in this stunning part of Scotland.

This former barn has been imaginatively converted to provide stunning and cosy accommodation. Elegantly designed and decorated in bright and relaxing tones, the property features a fantastic and beautifully furnished open-plan living area with bi-fold doors, flagstone flooring and a beamed ceiling. The property also offers a charming reading gallery overlooking the living space as well as a lovely outdoor hot tub for you to unwind in at the end of a wonderful day.

Entering this wonderful, airy and inviting semi-detached property you will find yourself in the stunning open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The charming lounge is an ideal space to relax, chat and snuggle up with a movie. The kitchen is fully equipped and makes a stylish space for preparing your favourite meals which you can enjoy sharing in the centrally located dining area. Exploring the ground floor further, there are two lovely king-size bedrooms – one with an en-suite shower room.

Going up the stairs to the first floor you will find the delightful reading gallery which overlooks the main living space and is the perfect place to retreat to if you want to catch up with a good book and enjoy some of your own company. There are also two further bedrooms: a single room and a triple room.

Moving outside, you can enjoy a BBQ or an al fresco meal in the pretty and sheltered courtyard which features outdoor furniture, a private hot tub and views across the open countryside. You are also welcome to explore the farm which covers some 650 acres and is home to about 600 sheep and 200 cows. The farm shop stocks a range of local produce, and there’s also a coffee shop and the Courtyard, where a variety of craft demonstrations and workshops take place throughout the year.

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

  • 4 bedrooms - 1 triple bedroom which can be made up as super-king + single on request, 1 single bedroom, 1 king-size ensuite bedroom and an   additional king-size bedroom
  • 1 bathroom on ground floor, separate WC on first floor and one ensuite
  • Freeview TV, DVD in lounge,
  • Kitchen - gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Private hot tub
  • No hen/stag parties
  • Owner lives on site however privacy is guaranteed
  • Parties of younger people also must be checked with the owner prior to booking
  • Utility room with washer/dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Ample private off-road parking
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome - care must be taken as the garden area is open and there are animals roaming close by
  • Coffee shop within walking distance, there is a take-away menu for those days when cooking is too much of an effort
  • Pub/hotel 6 miles away
  • Arrival 4pm

Situated just half a mile from the shore of the beautiful Loch of Lintrathen, this delightful property is surrounded by wonderful countryside with plenty of attractions, with chances to spot deer, feed the ducks or meet some of the resident chickens. The spectacular Reekie Linn Waterfall is a pleasant walk away (1.5 miles) or you could head to Glamis Castle (12 miles) – the childhood home of the Queen Mother and the setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth.

There are also several golf courses within easy reach including Kirriemuir (9 miles), Glenisla (5.5 miles) and Alyth (5.5 miles), with the famous Carnoustie Links a little further afield (30 miles). The fascinating Meigle Museum (9 miles) is home to a display of Pictish stone carvings dating back over a thousand years. The thriving town of Kirriemuir is nearby (8.5 miles), and is the home of Kirriemuir Camera Obscura, the Gateway to the Glens Museum and the JM Barrie Birthplace – in honour of the creator of Peter Pan.

Blairgowrie (12miles) offers a variety of great restaurants, cafes, pubs, supermarkets, independent shops, galleries, leisure facilities and a swimming pool. Lying on the banks of the River Ericht, Blairgowrie is the starting point of the circular 60-mile Cateran Trail. The popular market town of Forfar (14 miles) has a choice of independent shops, restaurants and pubs, and is home to numerous attractions including the Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, Forfar Loch Country Park and the Pitmuies Gardens.

Lisa Hogg

This property is personally managed by Lisa.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Maureen 10th October 2020

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Another fabulous holiday at Peel Farm, again we didnt want to leave! The house is well equipped with everything youd need, the beds were extremely comfortable and the house is nice and warm. The owners are so friendly and welcoming. The cafe and courtyard shop are fantastic, lovely little trinkets in the shop and would absolutely recommend the afteRead morernoon tea from the cafe. The hot tub is amazing, we spent almost every night in there star gazing, just perfect! Hide

Reviewed by David 19th September 2020

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Had a great time and relaxing holiday

Reviewed by Christine 29th August 2020

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Great place, plenty of space, set in a beautiful location. We all felt at ease and relaxed, the hot tub was wonderful, the walks fantastic... we all felt like we had been rested and re-charged. Loved being around the animals, the shop was handy for gifts. We were so fortunate with the dry weather so were able to relax outside as well surrounded by Read morethe wonderful scenery. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 15th August 2020

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Fantastic cottage on a working farm - miles from anywhere with complete privacy (except for a few roaming Chickens!), yet next door to a farm cafe, amazing gift shop and deli. Delivers in every way and well worth the stay!

Reviewed by Jill 18th July 2020

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Lovely well equipped house for a holiday or short break. Very handy to have farm shop and coffee shop on site this did not impact the privacy of the property, wildlife was fascinating there was even a swallows nest on the door with chicks!

Reviewed by Diane 28th February 2020

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The cottage is great. Location is a little bit out but the farm shop, cafe and nature trail are there so its a perfect spot to get away. There is everything you could possibly need in the cottage and the hot tub is fab even if its snowing!

Reviewed by Georgina 22nd November 2019

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Fantastic holiday cottage. Very spacious and well equipped. Some very nice touches. Hot tub lovely and very private. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Lauren 21st September 2019

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Reviewed by Julien 17th August 2019

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Really lovely cottage, spacious, clean and very comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed the location on the farm and being surrounded by animals with easy access to Glen Isla and the Cairngorms.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 10th August 2019

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Lovely place. Great for families. Our toddler loved the farm and all the animals.

Reviewed by Chris 14th June 2019

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Reviewed by Lisa 17th May 2019

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The property was beautiful with so much space and the staff all very friendly, the only downside I would say is the location. However, if nice weather then there is much more to enjoy in the local area

Reviewed by Scott 1st April 2019

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Had a great Easter break at the Glenisla escape. Used it as a base to visit Dundee, Stirling & Arbroath, bit of driving involved for all destinations. The house itself was perfect, hot tub at night was a favourite. Family used the Cafe next door and said it was very good. Would return and recommend to others.

Reviewed by Steve 23rd February 2019

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Reviewed by Pauline 11th January 2019

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Great location, perfect for children, spacious comfortable and nice touches with toiletries and food pack, lovely coffee shop on site perfect holiday cottage

Reviewed by Ashley 16th November 2018

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This place was just amazing - really clean and the temperature of the rooms perfect due to the Under floor heating. Would totally recommend

Reviewed by Cara 2nd November 2018

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Looking towards the property
Hot tub in courtyard with countryside views
Stunning, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Welcome pack of local produce
Well-equipped contemporary kitchen
Dining in!
Relax in the reading gallery
Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
Relax and unwind
Ground floor bathroom
Sit back and read a good book
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Location

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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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