Welcome to Auchenblae, an idyllic country cottage with private garden and uninterrupted views over the River Tay. Equipped and furnished to a high standard Auchenblae offers a home from home. Paradise for golfers, walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Accommodation: 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, sitting room, dining hall, kitchen, shower room, en-suite bathroom.
Auchenblae is a lovely stone built cottage nestling in the pituresque hamlet of Kirkton of Balmerino. It has an enclosed private garden with BBQ and covered veranda from which to sit and enjoy the outstanding views over the River Tay to the Sidlaw hills beyond. There is a another patio area to relax on sunny days and soak up the views. Auchenblae is also stocked with a selection of DVDs, books, games and CDs for rainy days or when you just want to sit back and relax in front of a roaring fire. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard and provides very comfortable accommodation over two floors. The twin room is downstairs with adjacent shower room and the double bedrooms are upstairs. All rooms have a wonderful outlook over the garden towards the Tay.
Auchenblae is ideal for walkers and cyclists, with woodland paths, riverside walks and beautiful scenery at every turn. Golfers are spoilt for choice with the famous Old Course in St Andrews just a 20 minute drive. In fact there are 8 clubs locally, within a 20 minute drive and they all welcome visitors though green fees vary.
Auchenblae is in a very secluded and tranquil setting, however, if you seek the hustle and bustle of city life, Dundee can be reached in 15 minutes. This is the closest centre for any major shopping. Gauldry, which is 2 miles away has a small shop and post office and Newport which is about five miles away has two grocers, a hairdresser, chemist, doctors' surgery, three coffee shops, gift shop, Chinese takeaway and chip shop.
Kirkton of Balmerino is an excellent base for touring, being only 15 minutes from the main motorway network.Road By Road Coming from the south, Kirkton of Balmerino is around 22 miles from the M90. Leave the M90 at Junction 8, taking the A91 towards St Andrews. After Auchtermuchty, turn left at the next roundabout onto the A92 towards Dundee. Carry on until you come to another roundabout, and turn left towards Wormit. At the T junction turn right and then first left towards Gauldry. You will pass Peacehill Farm after which, take the first road on the right to Balmerino. Go through Bottom Craig and then keep your eyes peeled for a small road on the right to Kirkton of Balmerino. At the top of this single track road turn left. A little further and you will see large white double gates - the entrance to Little Haven. Continue round the corner and you will see another set of white gates. This is the entrance to The Haven. Transport
Inter-city services to Perth, Dundee, Ladybank, Cupar or Leuchars, thereafter by local bus or taxi.
Flights to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Prestwick or Dundee. Thereafter via the rail/bus network, local bus or taxi.
Exit the new Superfast Ferry Terminal, Rosyth, follow the motorway signs, and join the M90 (Northbound) at Junction 1. Thereafter, observe the 'By Road' instructions above.
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