The cottage is set in the hamlet of Monzie, on a 4,500-acre farming estate, with walks from the door. While nature-lovers should keep their eyes peeled for local wildlife including red squirrels, hares, red kites and deer. Golf enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that there are an abundance of excellent courses in the area including the Gleneagles Golf Courses, Crieff Golf Club and for those looking for a quick nine holes, the Foulford Course is a mile away.
The market town of Crieff is just 6 minutes away and known for its fantastic choice of restaurants and cafes, with the closest being Glenturret Distillery and Michelin Starred Lalique Restaurant and The Glenturret Distillery is well worth a visit and offers the opportunity to learn the handcrafting process of whisky production, they also have an excellent café, which makes a nice walk from the house. Drummond Castle Gardens is also a short distance as well as Innerpeffray Library, Scotland’s oldest lending library.
Should you wish to venture further, Stirling Castle is about 45 minutes away. The capital city of Edinburgh is around 1.5 hours away. Here you can enjoy numerous attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the National Museum of Scotland and the Royal Yacht Britannia. For a spot of retail therapy, head to Princes Street or grab a bite to eat from one of the many restaurants on George Street.
A car is very useful for travelling to the property and for ease of getting around. Some guests do travel by train to Gleneagles (about 12 miles away) and take a taxi to the property. Nearly every supermarket delivers to Monzie and with plenty of local taxi firms, it is possible to travel around without a car.