Invermay

Invermay is an attractive Victorian villa just a mile from the town centre and 16 miles north of Perth on the Royal Road to Braemar.

The house has three spacious bedrooms (plus a study with a fold-down sofa bed that can serve as a fourth) and three modern bathrooms. It can sleep up to 8 adults and a couple of wee ones.

There's a sitting room (with a wood-burning stove and Sky Q TV), a large breakfasting kitchen and a separate dining room.

The house is surrounded by lovely mature gardens with a patio/barbecue area and a summerhouse.

 

Blairgowrie

Blairgowrie is a friendly town where you'll quickly feel at home. 

There are interesting, independent shops selling local produce and excellent local pubs and restaurants when you want eat out.

The countryside of North East Perthshire, with its mixture of rolling farmland and magnificent Highland scenery is on your doorstep, and the Fair City of Perth, Braemar, Pitlochry, Dunkeld and St Andrews are all within an hour's drive

There's plenty to keep you busy, too: walking & cycling on quiet roads and woodland trails; golf on two of Scotland's finest inland courses; some of Europe's best trout & salmon fishing; and Glenshee, the UK's largest ski resort, just 18 miles away.

Facilities

Sitting Room

There are comfortable couches and armchairs for 8 in the sitting room.

Wood-burning stove

The wood-burning stove in the sitting room, comes with logs on the house.

Television

There are televisions in both the sitting room (satellite) and the kitchen.

Satellite TV

The sitting room TV has a Sky Q box, with Sky Sports & Movies, and a DVD player with its own film library.

Audio

There are CD players, radios and i-pod docking stations throughout the house, including plenty of streaming options.

Wi-Fi

Free wi-fi.

Books

You'll find maps and guides to Blairgowrie and Perthshire plus lots of good holiday reading.

Toys

You'll find shelves of kids' toys, games and books on the first floor landing.

Games

Board games, including Monopoly, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit & Risk, cards, chess and draughts.

Dining Room

The dining table seats 10 comfortably.

High Chair

Available on request.

Bedrooms

There are three bathrooms at Invermay. One double and two twins, plus a number of fold-down sofas for unexpected visitors. Bedlinen & towels are provided.

Hairdryers

Hairdryers in every bedroom.

Cot

Travel cot available on request.

Study

The study can provide a fourth bedroom, a playroom or just be a study.

Ovens

Both conventional oven and Aga.

Kitchen

The spacious breakfasting kitchen is well-equipped with dishwasher, blender, toaster, pots & pans, crockery, glassware, cook books - everything you'll need to cater for your own special dinner party.

Microwave

The microwave is just one element of a fully-equipped, spacious dining kitchen.

Nespresso machine

If you fancy a coffee, there's a Nespresso machine (with free capsules), a cafetiere or even a kettle.

Freezer

There is a chest freezer in the garage.

Fridge Freezer

We'll put a pint of milk and a bottle of Prosecco in the fridge for your arrival, then leave it to you to stock up with great local produce.

Bathrooms

There are three bathrooms; one with bath and separate shower; one with a shower only; and one with shower over the bath.

Shaver points

All three bathrooms are equipped with shaver points, as well as complimentary Highland Soap toiletries.

Laundry

There's a washing machine and a tumble dryer, plus outside clothes lines and pulleys in the garage. And, of course, an iron & an ironing board.

Telephone

Free outgoing domestic calls.

Sewing Box

Essential for mid-holiday running repairs.

Garden

Lovely private garden with patio and summerhouse.

Barbecue

The patio is a comfortable spot for outdoor dining.

Summerhouse

The perfect escape!

Parking

Plenty of secure parking.

Table Football

The garage is the table football match venue.

Exercise bike

In the garage, you'll find not only an exercise bike, but also a bicycle for getting around town.

Central Heating

Gas central heating.

Shopping

Blair provides not just national supermarket chains but independent butchers, bakers, and farm shops, too. Plus local crafts & gifts, Highland dress, fishing & shooting gear....

Eating Out

There's a great choice of super restaurants, bistros, pubs and cafes (plus all the usual take-ways) in Blairgowrie. And excellent country house hotels and inns nearby.

Historic Houses

Scone Palace, Glamis Castle and, of course, Balmoral, are all within easy reach of Invermay.

Walking

There's great walking in and around Blairgowrie - take a gentle stroll in the Bluebell Woods or tackle one of the 14 Munros around Glenshee.

Cycling

Great cycling on quiet roads or off-road on way-marked woodland tracks. Bike hire is available a few hundred yards away from Invermay.

Golf

Blairgowrie Golf Club with its two championship courses, Rosemount & Lansdowne, and its charming Wee Course are just a mile from Invermay. St Andrews, Carnoustie & Gleneagles are all within an hour's drive.

Fishing

There's top-class salmon & trout fishing on the Tay and its tributaries the Ericht and the Isla.

Skiing

Glenshee, the UK's largest ski resort, is just 25 miles from Blairgowrie.

Swimming Pool

There's a swimming pool and a well-equipped gym just few hundred yards from Invermay.

Tennis

Blairgowrie Tennis Club has all-weather, floodlit courts open all year and welcomes visitors on a pay and play basis.

Problem-solving

If you need any help or guidance on your holiday, just call!