Exterior | Buckhood, Glenprosen, by Kirriemuir
Exterior | Buckhood, Glenprosen, by Kirriemuir
  • Cottage
  • Glenprosen, by Kirriemuir
  • SWWY

Buckhood

8.3

out of 10

  • 4

  • 2

  • 1

  • 2

Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio
Detached

This detached cottage offers stunning views over the glen, and some seclusion for a peaceful break.

"Acres of peaceful and secluded countryside surround these magnificent cottages..."


At the heart of Glenprosen, one of the renowned ‘Glens of Angus’, lies the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park; 6,000 peaceful and secluded acres surrounding 16th-century Balnaboth House. In its midst, these six characterful holiday cottages each offer a unique and magical holiday retreat; indeed the creator of Peter Pan himself (Sir James Barrie) was born in nearby Kirriemuir and holidayed here.

These cottages were once occupied by shepherds, gardeners or other staff of the Ogilvy family when this was a traditional Victorian sporting estate. Red squirrels play in the trees, otters frequent the burns, and deer graze all around. Because of the varied scenery, that varies from beech woods to forest, pasture to heather moor, mountain streams to river pools, the area enjoys a spectacular range of wildlife, including species largely extinct elsewhere in Britain, such as black game and ptarmigan.
Magnificent walking, bird-watching, mountain biking and (in season) cross-country skiing abound on the estate and, further afield, downhill skiing at Glen Shee (25 miles). Fishing is available on a 5-mile stretch of the River Prosen, and there are twenty golf courses within an hours’ drive.
Enjoy the seclusion of this beautiful glen - peaceful, relaxing, scenic - yet just a few minutes’ drive from bustling market towns and busy fishing harbours which hug the Angus coastline, as well as from the city of Dundee which offers many attractions for all the family. The exciting Dundee Contemporary Arts is a stunningly-designed centre which incorporates galleries, a print studio and two art-cinema screens, while the Mills Observatory is Britain’s only full-time public observatory with a resident astronomer.
Good road, rail and air access to Angus provide easy access from all parts of the UK or international destinations. Shop 9-10 miles.

With stunning views down the glen, this very comfortable, detached cottage is in complete isolation from other cottages and wonderful for a real ‘get away from it all’ holiday. Living room with wood-burning stove. Large kitchen with dining area. Sun porch. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Narrow stairs to first floor: Two bedrooms, each with low pine coombed ceilings: one double and one twin.

  • Multi-fuel stove - fuel at cost
  • Electric heaters by meter reading
  • Freeview TV
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Payphone
  • Large enclosed grassed area with furniture
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack

  • Electricity by meter reading
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels £3 per person per week
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Small shared sauna available at Balnaboth House (£15 per hour)
  • Grounds of 6,000 acres
  • Parking
  • River fishing on a 5-mile stretch: trout foc, salmon £15 per day/£75per week (16 February to 5 September); £30 per day/£130per week (10 September to 31 October)
  • Grazing and stabling for visitors’ horses by arrangement
  • Natural spring water supply
  • No smoking
  • NB: River and pond in grounds

Features

Cot Available

Cycle Store

Detached Property

Enclosed garden or patio

Garden or Patio

Grouped Property

Highchair Available

Historical Property

Open Fire or Woodburner

Parking - On Site

Pets Allowed

Romantic Getaways

Sauna Privacy - Shared

Washing Machine

Welcome Pack

Woodburning Stove

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 2 pets allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Bed linen

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 21 reviews

8.3

out of 10

Value for money

8

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort and Equipment

7.8

Location

9.8

Local amenities

7.3

Overall rating

8.3

Carol

  • BISHOP AUCKLAND

  • Couple

8

out of 10

A quaint isolated cottage with amazing views. Everything we needed was provided but some furniture and bedding was a little 'tired'. Nearest shop is in Kirriemuir (8 miles away) so go prepared. Fabulous visitor attractions nearby to cater for all tastes.

10 Sep 2022

Neil

  • Pencaitland

  • Friends

10

out of 10

Superb cottage, location is amazing. Would thoroughly recommend

5 Sep 2022

Carol

  • Hampshire

  • Family

8

out of 10

Fabulous location with lovely views from the kitchen window.

9 Aug 2022

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