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Drumkilbo House

Meigle, Angus

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Sleeps 24
Bedrooms 13
Bathrooms 12
Change Sat
pets No Dogs
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A stunning listed building dating back to the 13th century reputedly once owned by Robert the Bruce
  • Full of fascinating historical details, such as period fireplaces a stone spiral staircase and elegant and bright reception rooms to host that special party
  • Situated in 14 acres of landscaped grounds, including a woodland garden and croquet lawn with outdoor heated swimming pool


Property code: CA112

This country home is situated in its own private grounds with plenty to explore straight from the doorstep. The surrounding countryside is the perfect place to wander and ramble, discover wild habitats or follow the Dean Water through the rugged Perthshire hills. A mile down the road sits the pleasant village of Meigle, where you'll find a coffee shop and museum. Or head further afield to the outskirts of the Cairngorms National Park (20 miles) for some beautiful walks.

Inside the property, you'll find plenty to inspire a holiday story or two. The beautiful drawing room with its open fire, antique piano, and bay windows, the formal dining room set for a banquet, the reception hall and bar — all are perfectly designed and laid out for a special occasion. For quieter times, a writing room and additional sitting room with views overlooking the grounds are close by. The kitchen is a chef's dream, complete with AGA and pantry. The bedrooms are all arranged in suites with their own names, there are 10 rooms/suites in total. All of the bedrooms have been lovingly decorated, with beautiful period features and special touches.

The outside area of this house is just as magnificent as the interior, with a formal garden, landscaped lawns, a woodland area, and even a 200 year-old elm tree to sit under with a book on sunny days.

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

Read more Code: CA112

  • 13 bedrooms - 6 doubles, 5 twins, 2 singles (configuration detailed below)
  • 5 bathrooms, 7 shower rooms
  • 2 cots and 2 highchairs available
  • Miele Frost Free Fridge/Freezer, 2 x Gorenje under counter Fridges, 2 x Neff Dishwashers, Kenwood Food Processor/Liquidiser, Under counter freezer
  • Gas Hob, Electric AGA, AGA Kettle, Double Oven (Fan Assisted) and Microwave. 2 x Coffee Machines, 1 x Cafetiere, Toaster, Quooker instant hot water and sinkerator
  • 24 bottle Wine Cooler
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer etc
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Catering available by arrangement
  • SKY TV
  • All fireplaces within the property are feature fireplaces only and not for working use
  • No fireworks, tents/campervans/bouncy castles
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool available June to August
  • Private parking
  • Private garden with woodland and formal garden
  • Childrens' enclosed trampoline
  • Property suited to weddings, corporate events, business seminars and house party groups. Local service providers can be arranged to provide for all individual needs
  • Shops - 1 mile away in Meigle

Suite/bedroom configuration detailed below:

  • Suite 1: 7ft double bedroom, separate bathroom (three bedrooms). Double bedroom, separate shower room. Single bedroom (plus cot). Separate toilet
  •  Suite/room 2: Twin bedroom, separate bathroom (no shower)
  • Suite/room3: Double bedroom, separate shower room
  • Suite/room 4: Double bedroom: (5ft x 6ft 6ins bed), en-suite shower room, dressing room
  • Suite/room 5: Twin bedroom (plus cot), en-suite shower room
  • Suite/room 6: Twin bedroom, separate bathroom (no shower)
  • Suite/room 7: Double bedroom (5ft x 6ft 6ins). En-suite bathroom (no shower)and separate toilet
  • Suite 8: Double bedroom (5ft x 6ft 6ins). En-suite shower/toilet. Single bedroom
  • Suite/room 9: Twin beds. Separate bathroom
  • Suite/room10: Twin beds

This property provides a wonderful base for exploring this beautiful part of the Scottish countryside, with Perth (20 miles), Kirriemuir (10 miles), Forfar (11.5 miles) and Dundee (14.5 miles) all within easy reach. Keen golfers have a range of courses to try including Strathmore (4 miles), Alyth, Glenisla (both 4.5 miles), Blairgowrie (10 miles) and Kirriemuir (11 miles), with the famous St Andrews only a little further afield (26 miles). Local attractions include Glamis Castle and Gardens (6 miles) – the setting of Shakespeare's Macbeth, and the Meigle Museum (1 mile) with its display of thousand-year-old Pictish stone carvings. Keen walkers and nature-lovers can explore the Loch of Lintrathen (10.5 miles) and the RSPB Loch of Kinnordy Nature Reserve (9.5 miles). The picturesque town of Kirriemuir is the home of Kirriemuir Camera Obscura, the fascinating Gateway to the Glens Museum and the JM Barrie Birthplace – in honour of the creator of Peter Pan. The bustling market town of Forfar offers a variety of independent shops, restaurants and pubs, and is home to attractions including the Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, Forfar Loch Country Park and the Pitmuies Gardens. A wonderful area for horse riding, cycling and fishing, other attractions within easy reach include the Pictish Room (18.5 miles), Redwings Mountains horse sanctuary (18 miles) and the tearooms and nature reserve at Murton Farm (14 miles). Heading north, you will reach the edge of the glorious Cairngorms National Park (24 miles), with the popular Glenshee Ski Centre a little further on (33 miles).


Lisa Hogg

This property is personally managed by Lisa.


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.
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