The Granary, Forgandenny
Sleeps 7 – WiFi – Hot Tub
Note: Can be rented with adjoining cottage The Stables (sleeps 6) for larger families (total of 13 guests).
About The Granary
The Granary, one of two self catering cottages in a beautifully converted farm building, on a working farm. Occupying the right hand side of the building enjoying privacy with magnificent views of the Ochils, Sidlaws and Strathearn. 7 miles south of Perth. The Granary also features a stove-heated hot tub outside.
The Fair city of Perth is only a ten minute drive away, allowing guests to explore our historic city, enjoy an evening at the Theatre or our award winning Concert Hall. Perth Museum offers an enjoyable experience for both young and old with many interactive exhibits or special events taking place. Scone place (10 miles), where the Kings of Scotland were crowned, provides an enjoyable day out for the family to explore the grounds. Visit the Palace, walk in the arboretum or enjoy a meal in the tea room. Golfers can enjoy a round at our local award winning courses or visit Gleneagles (10 miles) or St. Andrews (40 miles).
Offering excellent self catering accommodation for up to 7 people in 3 bedrooms. It can be rented along with the adjoining Stables Cottage which sleeps 4 persons. This recent conversion of the original farm buildings has been tastefully done. Though the two cottages here are adjoining, each has its own privacy. Environmentally friendly heating is installed, from a renewable energy system utilizing the heat from the ground and conversion by a heat exchange pump giving lots of hot water and a comfortable temperature. The Granary is situated on a working farm and the views from Horselea are simply stunning. Guests can also enjoy the views from the comfort of the outdoor hot tub.
Situated 7 miles south of Perth, a short walk from the small village of Forgandenny, this location will suit visitors looking for a central location in Perthshire as well as those visiting the nearby schools of Strathallan and Kilgraston. Forgandenny, a short 0.75 mile walk, has a historic Church, and a Post Office and small store. The larger village of Bridge of Earn is a five minute drive and has pubs, restaurants, farm shop and a park for children. The City of Perth is a ten minute drive and offers a range of activities from swimming to walking to shopping, a concert hall, museum and art gallery as well as some of award winning restaurants.
The owner of The Granary has cleverly made use of the stunning views from Horselea by making the lounge on the upper floor; visitors can enjoy their evening drink whilst looking over the Sidlaw Hills towards Perth, the Ochils to the south and Strathearn. The lounge is equipped with TV, DVD, music centre and plenty of tourist information. Also on the upper floor is a double (family) bedroom with a king sized bed and a single (day) bed. This room has an excellent storage cupboard. There is also a large family bathroom with shower over the bath. On the ground floor there is a large kitchen/diner fully equipped with fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, dish washer, TV and WiFi. There is a ground floor Twin room with comfortable beds and a shower room with easy access shower. The floors throughout are wooden with occasional rugs.
Visitors to The Granany can enjoy watching and listening to the birds, watch the cows, horses and sheep, and enjoy the peace and quiet only available in the countryside.
- One king-sized bedroom (with additional day bed)
- One double bedroom
- One twin bedroom
- Bed linen and towels provided
- EPC = C
- Cot and high chair available
- Large family bathroom with shower over the bath
- Shower room on ground floor with easy access shower
- Central heating
- Open plan lounge
- Flat screen television
- DVD player
- Radio and music centre
- Shaver point and hair drier.
- Electric hob
- Built-in oven
- Washing machine.
- BBQ area
- Ample parking
- Stove-heated hot tub outside
- The outdoor hot tub is heated by a wood-burning stove which can get hot. The steps into the hot tub may also become slippery when wet. Children must be supervised at all times when using the hot tub.
The Core Path Network in the area provides many enjoyable walks suitable for all ages and abilities.
Visit Edinburgh and Stirling with their Castles, Glasgow with its shopping and historic buildings. Aberdeen, Inverness, or Dundee are also places of special interest, and easily accessible from Horselea. The castles of Elcho, Huntingtower and Scone Palace are local. Further afield visit Kellie, Falkland Palace, Glamis, Blair Castle. Perth itself has the excellent Horsecross Concert Hall host to artistes from all over the world. There is an Arts Festival in May. The Museum and Art Gallery contain many interesting exhibits, including some rare Perth silver and remains from medieval times. The J D Fergusson Gallery is situated on the banks of the Tay and there’s an excellent walk by the river with interesting sculptures to admire on the way. Also well worth a visit is the National Trust for Scotland’s Branklyn Gardens. There is a wealth of places to discover and enjoy on your visit to Perthshire and we hope you will want to return again and again.