Enjoy a cool refreshment on the terrace
Relax and read
Enjoy dining in
Relax in the lounge after your day out
Open-plan lounge and dining area
Open-plan kitchen and dining area
Double bedroom
View towards the property
Lovely little terrace and seating area
Views on road from Auchterarder to Crieff
1 / 10  Enjoy a cool refreshment on the terrace
2 / 10  Relax and read
3 / 10  Enjoy dining in
4 / 10  Relax in the lounge after your day out
5 / 10  Open-plan lounge and dining area
6 / 10  Open-plan kitchen and dining area
7 / 10  Double bedroom
8 / 10  View towards the property
9 / 10  Lovely little terrace and seating area
10 / 10  Views on road from Auchterarder to Crieff

The Bothy Behind Douglaslea

Gleneagles (2.7mls SW), Perth and Kinross
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
5 more

At a glance

  • Perfect base for touring the Trossachs, Loch Tay and Loch Lomond
  • Located in the lovely historic town of Auchterader 
  • Play golf at one of the three famous golf courses at Gleneagles which is open to visitors all year round.
  • Book a spa day at the Gleneagles Spa Hotel or Crieff Hydro to relax and unwind.
  • Why not visit Dunblane and have lunch or afternoon tea at Andy Murry’s Cromlix House hotel. 
  • Take a leisurely stroll around the unique village shops, pubs and restaurants.
Property code: PE507

Situated at the entrance to the pretty little town of Auchterarder, this detached stone cottage is well placed between Stirling and Perth. Situated up a small pedestrian lane off the main street and within a short walk of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Located in the pretty little town of Auchterarder, situated up a small pedestrian lane off the main street. Within a stroll to shops, pubs and restaurants.

This cottage was originally built as a stable for the main house in 1850 and converted to a dwelling in 1925. The town of Auchterarder has a rich historic past. There is something for everyone to enjoy from golf, fishing, abseiling, canoeing to trekking. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy several interesting low level rambles or head for the more extreme challenges of the Ochil Range and enjoy the bewildering array of majestic scenery. Take a tour of one of the many whisky distilleries or visit many historic places of interest, Innverpeffray library and chapel museum dating back to 1680, Tulllibardine Chapel, Scone palace, Doune castle, Blair castle, Stirling castle and Wallace monument all within driving distance.

The Bothy has an open-plan living area, if you decide to stay in and cook a meal there is a well-equipped kitchen with gas hob and electric oven, microwave and fridge. There is a washing machine in a cupboard at the top of the stairs. Enjoy your meal at the dining table, you don’t even have to do the dishes as there is a dishwasher in the kitchen to do the work for you. Then you can snuggle up and relax in the lounge and watch Smart TV or use the DVD to watch a movie.

Heading up from the lounge via stairs to the double bedroom with sloping ceilings and shower room with WC. Heading outside you will find a lovely little private terraced seating areas, one beside the front door and second one further up the path.

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

  • 1 Double bedroom with sloping ceilings
  • Shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine 
  • Smart TV and DVD in lounge 
  • Electric and central heating included 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Street parking
  • Regret no smoking 
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops, restaurants and pubs within walking distance 

The bothy is located up a pedestrian lane just off the main street of Auchterarder, giving you easy walking access to all the independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The town has a rich history (beyond just golf), which you can discover on foot, passing by the classic Perthshire buildings on the longest main street in Scotland. Check out the Innerpeffray Library, or simply enjoy a wee cuppa at one of the delightful tearooms in town.

Just down the road, a few hundred metres away, you'll discover the Auchterarder Golf Club, where you can delight in a quick (or leisurely) round of golf in inspiring scenery. But don't spend all your best swings here, because this is just one of the famous three courses that comprise Gleneagles, where the Ryder Cup has been held. Golf fans and newbies alike will love relaxing in the luxurious Gleneagles Hotel with its two Michelin stars and spa.

Head south for 19 miles to the town of Stirling for more culture, shopping and great eateries. Take a tour of the local history, including Stirling Castle, a stunning crag-top structure and landscaped gardens where Mary Queen of Scots was raised. Or visit the National Wallace Monument, a majestic tower built on the hilltop overlooking the town.

This property is personally managed by Lisa.


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Reviewed by Eryl 24th August 2019

Highly recommend, perfect for two. Great place to stay and easy to travel around and visit places. And dog friendly which was a bonus


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