Saturday, 30 January 2010

Cottage of the Month

The Doocot is a delightfully secluded cottage for 2, set in woodland beside an 18th Century doocot. Once part of the Rollo family’s Duncrub Estate, and now with a 9-hole local golf course at the end of the garden, there are stunning views of fields and the Ochil Hills from every angle whether you are enjoying an evening glass of wine in the conservatory or breakfasting on the deck.

The log burning stove makes this a perfect all-year-round hideaway. The cottage's clever modern design provides everything that a couple on holiday could need, exceptionally well thought out for visitors' needs. All the rooms are spotlessly clean and decorated to a high standard. You can feast on home grown fruit and vegetables in the summer or try the home produced free range eggs.

The village of Dunning is only a short walk away and boasts a fine pub (or two!) golf, tennis and the site of the last burning of a witch in Scotland! There is plenty to do and see in the area from fishing to skydiving. Check out The Outdoor Saver pass for discounts up to 10th May.

Only an hour by car from both Edinburgh and Glasgow and 15 minutes from Perth, The Doocot is centrally placed for day trips to the Highlands or for forays over to the west. The East Neuk of Fife and St Andrews are an hour away - so you could spend one day on the beach and the next hill walking in the Highlands.

The Doocot is an ideal base for any length or type of stay, holiday or business, a long weekend or a fortnight you can be assured of a very warm welcome. Prices range from £320 to £480 per week, or £23 to £34.50 per head per night when fully occupied for 7 nights. See availability and book online now.

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