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View towards this unique property
View from the landscaped gardens
Relax by the fire or curl up with a good book in the libray
Dine in style in the beautiful dining room
Formal dining room with access to the gardens
Living room with open fire
Spacious open plan living
Charming kitchen/diner
Kitchen
Double bedroom with ensuite
Double bedroom with open fire
Double bedroom
Spacious four poster bedroom
Bedroom
Twin bedroom
Enjoy a game of snooker in the snooker room
Games and music room
Bathroom
Alfresco dining
Enchanted walled gardens to explore
History and heritage awaits
Birds eye view
Stunning views surrounding the castle
Perfectly secluded spot
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3 / 25  Relax by the fire or curl up with a good book in the libray
4 / 25  Dine in style in the beautiful dining room
5 / 25  Formal dining room with access to the gardens
6 / 25  Living room with open fire
7 / 25  Spacious open plan living
8 / 25  Charming kitchen/diner
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10 / 25  Double bedroom with ensuite
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16 / 25  Enjoy a game of snooker in the snooker room
17 / 25  Games and music room
18 / 25  Bathroom
19 / 25  Alfresco dining
20 / 25  Enchanted walled gardens to explore
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22 / 25  History and heritage awaits
23 / 25  Birds eye view
24 / 25  Stunning views surrounding the castle
25 / 25  Perfectly secluded spot

Airlie Castle

Airlie, Angus
VE We’re good to go scheme

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Sleeps 18
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms 6
Change Sat
pets Dogs welcome 3
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Luxury
Family friendly
Four Poster
Sky TV
Tennis Court
Castles
Party houses
Wedding venues
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning 18th-century castle with historic feature, large private formal garden and a 30,000-acre estate to explore
  • Enjoy a game of tennis or croquet on the lawn
  • Ideal for salmon and trout fishing on the local rivers and within reach of  the famous golf courses in Carnoustie and St Andrews
Property code: CA011

A fairytale castle in the Angus Glens, within easy reach of the coast and the Cairngorms. Perfect for history lovers and those looking for an active family break.

Embrace the romantic allure of Angus, famous for its spectacular coastline, fairy tale glens and rolling hills. Based in your very own castle on the grand Airlie estate, this impressive accommodation has everything you need to celebrate in style with acres of grounds at your disposal. Indulge in a spot of fine dining and champagne in front of the roaring fire in the dining room, the clinking of glasses and sounds of merriment lasting well into the night. Both the keen and amateur sportsman will adore the variety of leisure facilities on offer such as croquet, tennis, football golf and even fishing and stalking nearby. Sleeping parties of up to 18 guests, this spectacular property is ideal for special gatherings and is an enchanting venue for a wedding.

 

 

The castle stands triumphant amongst sweeping lawns and manicured shrubs, its turrets and tower creating a majestic vibe. Inside, each room is brimming with sophisticated charm with traditional furniture and antique artwork. The first two floors are dedicated to socialising, where guests can gather together for some healthy competition in the marvellous playroom or the billiards room, or choose between the drawing room and library to relax with a nightcap. The fantastic kitchen is delightfully equipped for preparing a feast, complete with a rustic table for leisurely breakfasts. The dining room is a treat for the senses, or perhaps you would prefer dining al fresco, sizzling something special on the BBQ. The bedrooms are elegant and comfortable, dressed in deliciously crisp linen, including an irresistible master bedroom boasting a four-poster bed and stairs leading down to an en-suite. A further double bedroom has a wrought iron bath and twin enamel basins, and the remaining bedrooms share a main bathroom on the second floor as well as a smaller one upstairs on the third floor. There’s also a children’s bedroom with three single beds – excellent for sleepovers! A pretty cottage is included within the hire, comprising of a sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and two twin bedrooms; an excellent option for families with young children.

 

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

Please note there is a refundable £1,000 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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  • 9 bedrooms – 3 king size, 1 emperor, 1 double and 4 single beds
  • 6 bathrooms - 2 en-suite bathrooms, 2 bathrooms on attic floor, 1 jack and jill bathroom, 1 in cottage 
  • 3 separate WC''s
  • Aga, dishwasher, drinks fridge, chest freezer, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Highchair and cot (charge applies)
  • Open fires with fuel provided
  • Wi-Fi included
  • TV with Sky, DVD player
  • Walled garden with garden furniture, tennis court, BBQ, croquet lawn, goalposts and play areas
  • Ample parking  
  • 3 dogs welcome - restricted to the basement level of the Castle
  • 2 hours of housekeeping daily included
  • Catering by arrangement
  • Shops and pubs within 4 miles

This is a great base for exploring this lovely area, with the Loch of Lintrathen (5.5 miles) and the RSPB Loch of Kinnordy Nature Reserve (4.5 miles) both nearby. You can also visit the historic Glamis Castle and its stunning gardens (9 miles). The castle is the setting of Shakespeare's Macbeth and is the childhood home of the Queen Mother.

The local market town of Forfar (12 miles) has a range of places to eat and drink, and is home to a number of attractions including the Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, Forfar Loch Country Park and the Pitmuies Gardens. You will also be close to the delightful town of Kirriemuir (6.5 miles), which is home to the Kirriemuir Camera Obscura, the fascinating Gateway to the Glens Museum and the birthplace of JM Barrie – the creator of Peter Pan.

There are several golf courses in the area, including Alyth (4 miles), Glenisla (3.5 miles), Kirriemuir (7 miles) and Rosemount at Blairgowrie (11 miles). Other places of interest include the Redwings Mountains horse sanctuary (14 miles), the Pictish Room (16.5 miles) and the tea rooms and nature reserve at Murton Farm (14 miles). Heading north, you will reach the outskirts of the breathtaking Cairngorms National Park (20 miles).

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View towards this unique property
View from the landscaped gardens
Relax by the fire or curl up with a good book in the libray
Dine in style in the beautiful dining room
Formal dining room with access to the gardens
Living room with open fire
Spacious open plan living
Charming kitchen/diner
Kitchen
Double bedroom with ensuite
Double bedroom with open fire
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Lisa Hogg

This property is personally managed by Lisa.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Jane 31st July 2021

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We had an amazing week at Airlie castle with extended family (age 9 to 80). Such a beautiful location and house full of character. We made full use of the tennis court, table tennis and snooker table and loved the walks around the estate, the river and relaxing in the grounds and felt little need to venture out too often. Would love to return one dRead moreay. Hide

Reviewed by Hazel 10th July 2021

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