View towards the house and garden
Lovely stylish lounge
Relax on the comfortable sofas after a day out exploring the local area
Well-equipped kitchen
Lovely traditional king-size bedroom
Light and bright twin
Large bathroom with walk in shower
View from the front of the house
Enjoy a trip to Arbroath harbor and sample an Arbroath Smokie
Beautiful Glamis Castle
Camperdown Country Park
1 / 11  View towards the house and garden
2 / 11  Lovely stylish lounge
3 / 11  Relax on the comfortable sofas after a day out exploring the local area
4 / 11  Well-equipped kitchen
5 / 11  Lovely traditional king-size bedroom
6 / 11  Light and bright twin
7 / 11  Large bathroom with walk in shower
8 / 11  View from the front of the house
9 / 11  Enjoy a trip to Arbroath harbor and sample an Arbroath Smokie
10 / 11  Beautiful Glamis Castle
11 / 11  Camperdown Country Park

Shank Of Omachie Cottage

Carnoustie (6mls NW), Angus
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Explore the Angus Glens and Cairngorms National Park, ideal for all outdoor pursuits
  • Close to Broughty Ferry with its castle next to the beach, small independent shops and cafes
  • Kingennie trout fishing pools, provides excellent fishing for experts and beginners alike
  • Golfers can enjoy Carnoustie Championship course and an array of local courses close at hand
  • Enjoy the coastal cycle track from Arbroath, through Carnoustie and Broughty Ferry
  • Within easy reach of Arbroath, famous for the Arbroath Smokie and the vibrant city of Dundee
Property code: 58026

This charming traditional detached cottage, with lovely mature fully enclosed garden. Nestled in a beautiful rural position, enjoying splendid rolling hill and countryside views.

This pretty single-storey cottage is a beautiful rural retreat for a couple escaping to the Angus countryside for a relaxing break. A family of four with young children would also feel at home here, as it includes an additional twin bedroom accessible via the king-size bedroom. Set amongst open fields, with the local restaurant and shop only 0.5 miles away, you can enjoy a peaceful stay without being feeling cut-off.

Inside the cottage is a welcoming home-from-home, bright throughout and cheerfully decorated with colourful furnishings. Both spacious and comfortable, there is ample room for you to spread out, whether that’s curling up in the lounge or admiring the views from the sunroom.

Return from your day out and head inside to the light and well-equipped kitchen. Plenty of space means you can prepare a romantic meal together, and there’s extra seating at the breakfast bar. Take your dinner through to the lounge/diner, and once you’ve finished move straight from the table to a soft seat. Choose from the DVD selection for a cosy film night in or compete over one of the board games before settling down with a hot drink. Soak in the large walk-in shower and get a good night’s sleep in the charming king-size bedroom (through which you also have access to the twin). The cottage also has a triple-aspect sunroom, so you can sunny days and cloudless evenings together there making plans for the days ahead.

In the morning, grab a coffee from the machine in the kitchen and step outside to the seating on the lawn. The enclosed garden is a beautiful spot for taking in the scenery and spotting local wildlife.

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

  • 2 Bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin (access to the twin bedroom is through the king-size bedroom)
  • Sleeps 2 + 2
  • 1 Shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and coffee machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 Dog welcome - not permitted in the bedrooms
  • Beach 4 miles, restaurants and pubs within walking distance, small newsagents and shop within walking distance
  • Smart TV/DVD
  • Increased accessibility - please ensure you refer to our FAQ's

Close to the coast, explore the seaside towns and villages, including Monifieth (4.5 miles), Carnoustie (9.5 miles), and Broughty Ferry (5.5 miles) which as well as a lovely sandy beach has an impressive castle. When the weather is good, make a day of it: walk around the town and pop into the independent and family run shops and cafes, discover the town's history inside the castle, and end with an ice cream on the beach.



For woodland walks, Monikie Country Park (5 miles) is a short drive away. Pack a picnic and follow the trails around the two former reservoirs. There's a bird sanctuary for wildlife lovers, so keep your eyes peeled, and thrill-seeking couples should try their hand at the watersports offered by the adventure centre.



Further afield, Arbroath (13.5 miles) boasts the magnificent ruins of an abbey, plus the town itself has a miniature railway and harbour. Spend an entire day at Glamis Castle (12 miles), childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and the setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth (also go to Cawdor Castle).



The vibrant city of Dundee is an 8-mile drive from the cottage, and major attractions include one of the oldest warships in the world, HMS Unicorn, and the V&A design museum. Dundee is recognised as a UNESCO City of Design, so leave some time just to explore.


This property is personally managed by Lisa.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rita 20th December 2019

We enjoyed our stay and would recommend this cottage to anyone travelling to the Dundee area. Very secure and quiet area outside town, but still close enough not to feel totally secluded. The owner met us when we arrived. She was very friendly and made the house feel homely by decorating it for the festive season.

Reviewed by Stephen 14th October 2019

This is a beautiful, well equipped, well cared for cottage,. Secluded enough for privacy yet close enough to explore Dundee itself. Plenty to do in and around this area and the Forbes Kingennie resort is a stones throw away for Golf, fishing, food and drink. We found the local taxi firms were also very good and well priced if you wanted to leave yoRead moreur car on the drive. A wonderful stay and would certainly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Russell 7th September 2019

A well equipped cottage tucked away but with easy access to the beach in Monifieth, tastefully decorated and warm and cosy, everything you could possibly need to unwind and relax

Reviewed by Alan 31st August 2019

Lovely cottage in a perfect setting for touring the local area, walking in the Cairngorms and enjoying the local beaches etc.

Reviewed by Heather 24th August 2019

Loved our 2nd stay. Beautiful enclosed garden with lots of lawn for the dog and pretty borders for us to enjoy, made lots of use of the sunroom, loved starry skies on clear nights. Great days out to Lunan Bay, both local country parks and Glamis Castle.

Reviewed by Kay 3rd August 2019

Perfect attention to detail. Even our dog had a nice welcome!

Reviewed by Gerard 27th July 2019

Spacious and comfortable cottage, very peacefully located in the fields, with beautiful views of over 25 miles far. Beautiful garden with abundant flowers. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the silence of the location. The centre of Edinburgh can be reached within 2 hours, by a relaxing 1,5h train ride from Dundee.

Reviewed by Wilson 20th July 2019

Situated in open countryside in a very peaceful location, it can be enjoyed whatever the wather with conservatory and garden seating as well as the comfortable well equipped indoor rooms. The Kingennie Fishery and leisure site is an excellent place for eating out within a short distance. Well placed for Dundee and other local towns and beaches.

Reviewed by Tom 13th July 2019

Wonderful cottage really big the pictures don't do it justice

Reviewed by Stuart 15th June 2019

Cottage was fantastic, lots of home comforts, had everything we needed for a lovely holiday. The garden was equally lovely to sit out in and enjoy the views of the surrounding fields very quiet and relaxing. Great restaurant and bar just five minutes walk from the cottage that you don't have to walk on any roads to get too either. Great holiday

Reviewed by Graham 19th May 2019

Very peaceful, excellent value for money. Lovely beach at Carnoustie dog friendly all year round. St Andrews highly recommended.

Reviewed by Annie 10th May 2019

I would definitely recommend this cottage for two people - for the views alone - amazing! It was comfortable & had lots to recommend it. I would not want four people sleeping there because of the need to walk through the main bedroom.

Reviewed by Ros 3rd May 2019

This cottage is in a very peaceful setting with safe walking areas for the dog/s. The very large enclosed garden, mostly lawn, was thoroughly enjoyed by our Border Collie, with us sitting in the cosy conservatory. It was a very cold week but the sun through the glass was very warming. There was everything that one could need as regards basic suppliRead morees and more besides. We would return for another week without hesitation. Hide

Reviewed by Heather 15th March 2019

Spacious cottage for a couple or young family, with a king sized bed in the main bedroom and a twin bedroom off the main bedroom. Loved the sun room with two armchairs and views over surrounding fields. Big, lawned garden enclosed by gates and a low wall to the front and hedge / higher wall to the back. Perfect for our dog (small lab size), an exciRead moretable escape artist could probably jump out. Nice circular hour-long dog walk on the doorstep with great country park a short drive away. Quiet. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 6th October 2018

We would recommend this cottage as an ideal base to visit Angus and Fife. It has a well equipped kitchen and a comfortable lounge. The conservatory is a bonus when the sun shines. I enjoyed the shower but my wife missed her evening soak in the bath! The bathroom,we think is in need of an uplift.

Reviewed by Paul 29th September 2018

Lovely cottage warm and cosy. Peaceful and relaxing Sun room was added bonus.

Reviewed by Iris 22nd September 2018

This cottage was in a good location and was quiet with a supermarket within driving distance. However, the bedrooms and bathroom were very cold - the sitting room was warm but the heating did go off and it was difficult to warm the room up again.

Reviewed by Margo 19th August 2018

Lovely comfortable, well equipped cottage, rural but a short drive to everything you need.

Reviewed by Edwin 6th August 2018

Older type farm cottage in low walled garden Well equipped kitchen and large shower/toilet Comfortable large lounge/ dining room Excellent views across countryside The south facing sunroom looking over the fields was the biggest plus for us We spent most of our time reading and relaxing in it Ideal for short journeys into Dundee, Broughty Ferry , MRead moreonifieth, Forfar, Carnoustie and Arbroath Thoroughly recommend this Cottage Hide

Reviewed by Yahya 19th July 2018

Wonderful holiday in Dundee cottage.

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