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Glenisla House. Spacious, well equipped home in a peaceful central location.

Beautiful listed building in a quiet lane in the centre of town and close to all Angus has to offer.
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Beautiful listed building in a quiet lane in the centre of town and close to all Angus has to offer.
Large lounge seats 10. Ornamental ceiling, free WiFi, games, books and hand carved oak fireplace.
Part of the Heritage Trail this 19th century Home is full of quirkyness and charm.
Newly fitted kitchen, fully equipped, includes d/washer, w/machine and fridge freezer.
New units and worktops, include various dried goods, and larder staples.
We cater for guests visiting for special family occasions.
Special Occasion? We will bake you a cake.
Large entrance hall with maps, local information and carry out menus.
The ground floor family room has double bed, cot and adjacent single room with single pine bed.
This suite sleeps 2 adults, and baby cot, and small room off with adult size single pine bed,
Newly fitted WC and wash hand basin adjacent to the Green Room.
White porcelain 2 piece suite, with mains mixer tap.
Balcony landing with stained glass window.
Large first floor bedroom with antique wardrobe, king size bed and views to Balmashanner Hill.
Another upper floor bedroom sleeps 3, with bunks.
Bathroom with over bath shower. Complimentary toiletries. Shower stool and bath seat provided.
Large basement games room, sleeps up to 3, with pool table, table tennis table and table football.
This has 3 windows opening to the rear, and incorporates its own bathroom.
Roomy bathroom with 4 piece suite and a sit down shower.
View from our upstairs lounge.
Drive easily parks two vehicles. At a push 3.
Paved, gated, and fully enclosed garden.
BBQ Patio and gazebo.
Bike storage.
Blossom in Spring.
Apple tree.
Lovely park not 5 minutes away.
Forfar Loch - a nature reserve and playground. Sailing, canoeing and a leisure centre.
A friendly town where you can explore this lovely area. We look forward to welcoming you xxxx
Our Local pub, antique shop, fish and chip shop and sweetie shop leading through to the town centre.
All ready and dressed for our Festive Guests. We can do other celebrations too.
The Balmashanner monument stands over Forfar, and can be seen, over rooftops from the Blue Room.
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Glenisla House is a traditional 4 bedroom, sandstone, terraced townhouse, situated in a quiet little lane which forms part of the Forfar Heritage Trail, only 500 meters through an historic Vennel to the town centre. This early 19th Century, listed property, accommodates 8 to10 people plus a baby cot. It is ideally suited as a family holiday home, or for small groups who wish to take advantage of the beautiful scenery surrounding the town, the numerous activities available in the area, or as accommodation for joint family celebrations. Accommodation comprises a large open plan, family/dining/kitchen with dining seating for 10, couch, wall units and upright piano, and fully equipped kitchen area with wall and base units; double family bedroom suite which consists of a double bedroom (with cot) and a separate small single room with an adult... Read more
Listing #HL558907
About the Owner
Anne W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
You will be met by us personally on arrival, and introduced to the property and given suggestions as to what you may like to see and do. Our welcome pack is substantial, so please do not feel you have to bring food supplies with you. Asda Superstore is a 5 minute walk, and is open 7.30 am till 10.00 pm. Beds will be made up for you, though it would be helpful if you could bring your own towels. Toilet rolls and toiletries are also provided. Heating and hot water will be on for when you arrive. We also supply cleaning materials. Do bring your swimming gear as the new Community Leisure Facility is now open. Our Team can be contacted at all times during your stay should you require advice or perceive any issues. We want you to enjoy your stay.
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Glenislahouseforfar, VR Owner at Glenisla House. Spacious, well equipped home in a peaceful central location., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago


Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anne was very keen to be as helpful as possible both before and during our stay. She also waited at the house for much longer than originally anticipated due to my late arrival on the first day. The house was exactly as advertised and exactly...More

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Glenislahouseforfar, VR Owner at Glenisla House. Spacious, well equipped home in a peaceful central location., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John, It was lovely to have you stay, and I am really pleased that your group had a great experience at the Carnoustie Open Golf week. You were charming Guests and we appreciate how well you took care of the House. We would have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would just like to say thanks to the owner of the house firstly, a very kind and warming person throughout my stay. The house is very settling, like going from home to home. Myself,and the other work colleges stayed here whilst working at the...More

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Glenislahouseforfar, VR Owner at Glenisla House. Spacious, well equipped home in a peaceful central location., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Danny, We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I know that you were working long hours under pressure to complete the work at Caroustie in time for the Golf Open You all were model guests, and we would have no...More

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We are suitable for accommodation for wedding guests, and for family celebrations. We accommodate 10. Children love our Games Room. Toilet facilities are on all 3 levels. Pets...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
    1 Bunk
    1 Queen
    2 Sofas
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1 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
2 nights
1 Nov 2018 -
22 Dec 2018
2 nights
1 Jan 2019 -
31 Mar 2019
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Housekeeping: C$59 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$126 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The market town of Forfar is the administrative centre of Angus, providing a bustling and friendly hub from which to explore the area. With its variety of restaurants, shops, museum, and bordering on the beautiful Forfar Loch, this friendly town provides a welcome place to return to after a day of exploration, or somewhere to relax in its friendly atmosphere.There is a sailing club on Forfar Loch, and this nature reserve is enjoyed by walkers and runners Forfar Rugby Club and Football Ground provide Saturday entertainment, and there is also the ice rink which provides curling, and skating, and is a venue for younger members of the family to have fun. Or try your hand at Bowling at one of the several local clubs. The Reid Park is a short dog walk away, and is a safe and enclosed Park which... more
Getting around
Exploring the town is best on foot, with coffee shops, restaurants, and shops all within a close walking distance. The Angus Glens and coast are easily reached by car, but the local bus services are comprehensive and frequent.
Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Dundee, Arbroath, Montrose: 10.0 km
We will contact you prior to your journey to us with full directions, travel information, and weather forecasts, and provide telephone details for you to call us should you need any other information.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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