Stunning Scottish stone farmhouse by river, near Edinburgh/Highlands easily accessible

Stunning Scottish stone farmhouse by river, near Edinburgh/Highlands easily accessible


Aug 2012

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 9
3 Bathrooms

About our home

A converted traditional Scottish stone farmhouse with open fires, aga in kitchen and large conservatory and patio overlooking our river. 5 bedrooms, 1 ensuite, sleeps 9. Perfect for kids, swimming in the river, fishing, beautiful walks on your doorstep. Situated beside the 400 year old Mill with 20ft water wheel.

Large family kitchen with free-standing fittings, Aga cooker, original stone walls, stone floor, split stable door.
Large beamed living room with wood burning stove one end, open fire the other - split by wrought iron spiral staircase.
Large master bedroom with 4-poster bed and modern en suite/shower
Large family bathroom - recently renewed with traditional cast-iron roll-top bath and modern enclosed power shower.
2 large children's bedrooms and a further 2 smaller bedrooms (1 with double bed).
Large, bright conservatory with seating area, sofabed and dining table for 8, looks out to patio and multi-level garden looking down to the river Devon.
River Devon: shallow for paddling but you can swim in places (wetsuits & inflatables provided). Perfect for fishing on your doorstep!
Adventure garden on many levels including tree house, rope swings and trampoline!

5 minutes drive from Dollar (mini-supermarket, various coffee shops/restaurants, hotel, bars, delicatessen, chemist, doctors surgery, library, off-licence, chinese takeaway).
20 minutes drive from largest town (Alloa) with train station.
45 minutes drive from Edinburgh/Glasgow
20 minutes drive from 5 star Gleneagles hotel (Voted Best Uk Luxury Resort Spa, Scotland's 2 star Michelin restaurant, Best Golf Course in the World, Host of 2014 Ryder Cup) (
60 minutes drive from St Andrews (Scotland's first University est 1413, home of Golf and world famous Old Course).
Or go further afield to visit Scotland's heritage - castles, glens, lochs and much more! (

House utilities:
Washing machine, dishwasher, Smeg fridge/freezer, wifi, DVD, TV,
2 independent cats which will need feeding!

For more information on the area search "Muckhart" in wikipedia


Pauline's reviews

As a host (9)

More about us

  1. Married professional couple with 3 children.

  2. Julian is HR Director, Pauline is a music teacher.

  3. Had seven successful house swaps so far!

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Glasgow/Edinburgh/Stirling for nightlife
Cool bars
Glasgow/Edinburgh/Stirling for nightlife
Cozy cafés
In Dollar, 10 mins drive
Retail therapy
Glasgow/Edinburgh/Stirling for shopping
Bit of culture
Scotland: Edinburgh Festival/Fringe, highlands
Walks in the park
Dollar park 10 mins drive - but wait to you see the walks round the back of the house!
Spot of exercise
Stunning walks literally from the front door, 10 mins drive into Dollar for a hike up to Castle Campbell, or an hour drive to climb Scottish Munroes (mountains). Superb golfing including Gleneagles
Day tripping
Train or 45 minute drive for trips to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, St Andrews, Gleneagles - or further afield to the Scottish Highlands (Braveheart (William Wallace), Robert Burns)

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