Alexander House

Self Catering

Alexander House, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1PR

    A fabulous brand new, but classically designed family holiday home sleeping up to 20, with swimming pool, hot tub, croquet and football lawns, and spectacular panoramic views across Gleneagles Golf Courses and hotel, and to both the Highlands and the Sidlaw hills. A chandeliered dining hall with spiralling turnpike staircase; a hot tub and a swimming pool; a gorgeous four-poster bedroom with an elliptical bath; stunning views over mountain and valley. Hidden high in the Perthshire hills at the end of a farm track, the brand new house gleams inside and out and is sustainably built. Water is from a private bore hole, there's a ground source heat pump and a reclaimed Scottish slate roof. At its heart, a vast, brilliantly light living space encased in glass doors and windows: a 14-seat pine table in the centre still leaves acres of space to curl up on huge tan leather sofas. Lounge on beanbags, cook in the open plan extravaganza of a kitchen (Le Creuset, a range cooker, espresso and ice machines, the full works). Out on the terrace is a barbecue, plus swings, a slide and trampoline. Inside play snooker - or cuddle up with a card game in front of the drawing room fire. Bedrooms are just as finely equipped: a gilded sleigh bed, solid oak four-poster, children's bunks, flexible set-ups for families, sofas in some and magnificent views all around. And of course, an indispensible muddy-boot room to greet you after a stomp, cycle or fishing expedition in Perthshire's wildly wonderful countryside - Gleneagles being just down the road. Don't hold back: this house was designed to be enjoyed.
    Gradings
    5 Self Catering
    Awards
    Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    1
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Alexander House
    £3600.00 per unit per week

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Holiday Rentals
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Children

    • Children's Menu Available Catering can be arranged onsite. Children's meals from £10 per head.
    • Cot Available Two travel cots available by request
    • Indoor Play Area Games Room with 3/4 size Snooker Table and Darts Board (adults only)
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available Change mat available by request
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area Wendy House, Swings, Slides, Sunken Trampoline, Outdoor Swimming Pool
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Internet Access Pay as you go Satellite Broadband
    • Smoking Restricted No Smoking Property
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • CD Player
    • Hi-Fi
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi pay as you go Satellite Broadband

    Payment Methods

    • VISA Card 2% Charge for Credit Cards, no charge for debit cards or bank transfers
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • BACS
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard 2% charge for Credit Cards, no charge for Debit Card or bank transfers

    Transport

    • Cycle Rack
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Catering

    • Evening Meal By Arrangement Catering can be arranged onsite. Dinner from £25 per head.
    • Breakfast Available Catering can be arranged on site Breakfast from £7.50 per head
    • Dinner Available Catering can be arranged onsite. Dinner from £25 per head.

    Domestic

    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Iron Available
    • Heating Throughout Property Underfloor Heating from a GSHP
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Linen Provided
    • Dishwasher
    • WC EnSuite
    • Fridge
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Washing Machine
    • Gas Cooker
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Tumble Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Trouser Press
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Microwave
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Log Fire
    • Bunk Beds

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Spa Pool Available
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool Covered, heated Swimming Pool. £100 charge per weekend September to March, £150 per week September to March. No Charge during Summer.

    Location

    • Rural Location
    • Mountains area

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome Pets welcome by prior arrangement only
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • Dogs Welcome 2 well behaved dogs welcome by arrangement
    • Pets Allowed Pets allowed by prior arrangement
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Disabled Citizens Very welcome, however there are no downstairs bedrooms, only a downstairs shower room and sofabed
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    From the A9 take the Gleneagles exit. Turn towards Glendevon at the top of the slip road, away from Gleneagles Hotel. Take the 2nd road on the left signposted Duchally House Hotel. Follow this road for approx 2 miles past Woodside Farm. Alexander House is the next turning on the right. Follow the signs up the hill.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Auchterarder Tourist Information Centre, turn right down the high street and right onto Abbey Road. Follow Abbey Road over the A9 to a T Junction. Turn Right and follow Duchally Road for approximately 3 miles. Just after Butt End Cottage turn up the hill following signposts for Alexander House.

    Getting there by railway:-
    From Gleneagles Station, take the A9 Southbound at take the first exit off the A9 signposted Gleneagles. Follow the instructions above from this point. (10 mins drive)


    Getting there by aeroplane:- Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee - follow directions from the main A9 above.

    Getting there by ferry:- Edinburgh Rosyth

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