Built to accommodate the grooms who would have kept the Laird's horses in shining condition, South Stables is stylishly furnished and lies off a picturesque sandstone courtyard.
Step into life of an 18th century coachman in this historic apartment, set in House of Dun's original stable block. Our visitor feedback on the apartment consistently praises the location and tranquillity of the property.
Within the grounds there is an abundance of walks from a simple walk around the main property to a more adventurous step out, to the top of the estate through our "Den of Dun", we also have a children's play area and if you decide to take a complimentary tour of the house a fairy hunt to entertain the children during the tour.
South Stables makes an ideal base from which to explore Montrose and the surrounding area. If you require additional accommodation, North Stables, in the same block can be booked, sleeping 4.
The flat is situated on the first floor, with access via an external staircase (approximately 18 steps).
Sleeping 4 guests, accommodation comprises:
2 twin bedrooms
shower room (down 5 stairs)
Parking available in the nearby public car park
House of Dun is an exquisite Georgian mansion, designed and built by William Adam in 1730 for David Erskine, 13th Laird of Dun. Highlights include its saloon with elaborate ornate plasterwork by Joseph Enzer, and 800 acres of grounds. The Library at House of Dun is now home to the Hutchison collection of Scottish colourists and the Stirling collection of furniture ranging from the 18th century through to the 1960's.
Nearby Montrose is a bustling town with a prosperous history dating back to the 10th century. Today, it has excellent shopping facilities as well as sandy beaches both in town and nearby at St Cyrus and the magnificent Lunan Bay.
The Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre is a haven for birdwatchers. With terrain including mud flats, salt marsh, sea water and fresh water, it's notable for oystercatchers, eiders and pink-footed geese as well as plant life.
Local salmon fishing is available on the River South Esk - contact House of Dun for details, telephone 01674 810 264.