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Beautiful Cottage - 3 bedroom/2 bath, secure garden and courtyard, tennis courts

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
A beautiful, immaculate, refurbished 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, grade B listed cottage, in a secluded spot, set within privately maintained park and woodlands on the outskirts of Dundee, close to St Andrews, rural Perth/shire and Angus. Entrance to the property and the accommodation is all on the one level, allowing easy access for those less able. The courtyard and garden are fully enclosed, great for young children and dogs. Cosy up to the wood burning stove on a cold winters evening. Enjoy strolls around the private park and woodlands with your children or 4 legged friends. Free use of tennis courts. The accommodation is suitable for groups, families, couples and the less able, looking for a rural location, yet minutes away from all the area has to offer. The accommodation is all on t...A beautiful, immaculate, refurbished 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, grade B listed cottage, in a secluded spot, set within privately maintained park and woodlands on the outskirts of Dundee, close to St Andrews, rural Perth/shire and Angus. Entrance to the property and the accommodation is all on the one level, allowing easy access for those less able. The courtyard and garden are fully enclosed, great for young children and dogs. Cosy up to the wood burning stove on a cold winters evening. Enjoy strolls around the private park and woodlands with your children or 4 legged friends. Free use of tennis courts. The accommodation is suitable for groups, families, couples and the less able, looking for a rural location, yet minutes away from all the area has to offer. The accommodation is all on the one level, allowing easy access for those less able. Nearest pub and shops are 1 mile away. Westwood Cottage, a spacious, beautiful home, accommodation with three bedrooms (1 king with ensuite, 2 doubles + single fold down bed), large well equipped dining kitchen, with an antique dining table, perfect for socialising. The luxurious, comfortable livingroom with wood burner, is an ideal room to relax in after a day of hill-walking in the nearby Glens, day out to Edinburgh or visiting the V&A in Dundee. The 3 comfortable bedrooms, will ensure a good nights sleep and the pullout single sleepover bed, allows flexibility in the sleeping arrangements. The large bathroom, with over-the-bath shower, provides facilities for guests in double bedrooms 2 & 3. Westwood is ideal for visiting Dundee, St Andrews, Perth and Angus, Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. A perfect home for a relaxing retreat or exploring this part of Scotland. Maximum of 2 well-behaved dogs are welcome at the property (1 large or 2 small-med) - charges apply Cleaning charge of £80 for bookings of 4 nights or less to be paid direct to the owner The city of Dundee (UNESCO city of design) offers arts & culture in abundance, family friendly attractions and all that you would expect from a city of its stature – museums, theatres and shopping. Dundee was named number 5 in "The 10 hot destinations" named by The Wall Street Journal. With the opening of the V&A Museum in September 2018 at the Waterfront and Captain Scott's ship "Discovery" moored next to the museum, take in the stories of old and new when exploring GQ Magazines "coolest little city in Britain". Golf, fishing, cycling and walking are all popular activities in this fantastic part of Scotland. Accommodation: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double, 1 single pullout bed, Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with log burning stove. Amenities: Gas central heating with log burning stove Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer, dishwasher, Smart TVs (livingroom, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms - suitable for PS4 or XBox consoles), Alexa (music), selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent (some logs provided) Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Cot and highchair on request Outside dining furniture Roadside parking next to cottage for 2 cars Lockable Storage for bikes Large lawn (enclosed) Central Courtyard (enclosed) Shop and Restaurant/pub 1.5 miles Tennis Courts on site (free) Private Grass & Woodlands Estate House Rules: Maximum of 2 small or medium dogs or 1 large dog (please confirm at time of booking) - £40/per stay - Dogs are not allowed on the furniture; sofas, chairs, beds - additional cleaning because of this will incur a deduction of £100 from the damage deposit - Dogs must not be left unattended at the property. Sorry....this is not a party pad, and quiet hours are detailed in the Rental Agreement Stays of 4 nights or less are subject to a cleaning fee of £80 to be paid before the day of arrival. No smoking Welcome Hamper Minimum renter age is 30 Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: STL0000
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
The cottage is set in a peaceful location - no rowdy get togethers I'm afraid Max - 2 S or M dogs or 1 L - Fees apply (£40 per stay). Dogs are strictly not allowed on the furniture and additional cleaning will be charged. Dogs must not be left unattended at the property or cottage grounds or become a nuisance to neighbouring properties Min age of renter - 30. Stays of 4 nights or less are subject to a cleaning fee of £80 detailed on the Rental Agreement
Bedrooms
1 Queen2 Doubles1 Single
Bathrooms
1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Gillian B
Hosting since January 2019
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe will be there to meet you at the cottage, show you around and answer any questions you may have. You will have our contact numbers should you have any queries/questions/issues during your stay.

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Reviews (11)
taylk27
taylk27
Perth, United Kingdom21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Didn't want to leave
Just home from a short break in Westwood Cottage. Gillian and Michael were truly lovely hosts who have kitted out the cottage to a very high standard making it a true home from home. Fully enclosed back and front gardens which was handy for the toddlers (and the dog). The cottage is decorated immaculately with all fixtures and fitting to a very high standard but it still feels very welcoming. The pictures of the accommodation online are very accurate, there's definitely no disappointment when you get there. The grounds of the estate are great to walk around and Dundee itself is easy to get to. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the cottage to anyone. Thank you both for a lovely break.
Visited October 2021
Written October 24, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Frances S
Frances S
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful cottage In a Fabulous Location
We had a wonderful stay at Westwood Cottage and cannot recommend it highly enough. The cottage has everything for a wonderfully relaxing stay with beautiful decor, log fire, Netflix, Alexa, a lovely courtyard for outdoor dining and all set within the extensive grounds of the Liff Estate. Extremely easy access to Dundee city centre and for transport links to North (Aberdeen, Inverness) and South (Perth, Edinburgh) - a great central location for exploring Scotland. The owners Gillian and Michael are very warm and welcoming and could not be more helpful. We highly recommend and hope for a return visit.
Visited October 2021
Written October 3, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Nicola D
Nicola D
Musselburgh, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful place, great hosts!
A beautiful cottage; very spacious; well equipped; lovely decor and so homely. We had a lovely much needed family break, here; the cottage and garden were even lovelier than depicted in the photos. Gillian and Michael are lovely hosts; providing a warm welcome and have thought of just about everything to ensure their guests needs are catered for! Family time around a lovely dining table; outdoors eating and relaxation in the courtyard garden; relaxing with a glass of wine in front of the log burner! My son was very impressed that there was even a goal for him in the large grassy back garden! A central location; short drive to shops and local attractions. Would love to stay here again and would highly recommend.
Visited September 2020
Written September 21, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We're so glad you enjoyed your much needed and long overdue break with your family. Thank you for looking after the place during your stay. It would be our pleasure to welcome you all back again in the future.
Written September 22, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

arobson77
arobson77
Glasgow, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic place to stay
We are a family of 5 and this was a wonderful place to stay. The cottage is very spacious and beautifully decorated with lots of outdoor space to sit, eat or play. It is situated in a lovely setting with stunning grounds that are very child friendly. The cottage is kitted our really well and there are lots of nice touches to make it feel very homely. Gillian and Michael were great hosts, there to greet us at the beginning of our stay and thankfully there to help us reunite our daughter with her ‘left behind’ cardigan at the end. We would love to stay here again and can’t recommend it highly enough.
Visited July 2020
Written July 31, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Thank you for your outstanding review Andrew. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your time at Westwood cottage and all the area has to offer. Thank you for looking after the property, during your stay, we would love to welcome you back again in the future.
Written August 5, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

joseyhenderson
joseyhenderson
Darlington, United Kingdom3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful
All the photos do not do this cottage justice - it is beautiful. There are lovely touches, such as the welcoming pastries and toiletries as well as an Amazon Echo and Netflix. Feels very homely and we came away with more than a few decorating ideas! Would definitely stay again.
Visited September 2019
Written March 2, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Thank you for your wonderful review Josey, it was a pleasure meeting you both at the cottage and great to hear that you enjoyed your time there. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.
Written March 16, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

J4kester
J4kester
Turriff, United Kingdom26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stunning quiet location
Just minutes outside Dundee, this gem in a private estate in Liff has everything you need, whether it be for a long weekend, a family holiday or a very comfortable stop off en route to the airport for your holiday. This is a great place which is very clean, very spacious very quiet and the grounds are beautiful! The rooms consist of 1 double en suite and two doubles, 1 of which has also a pull out single bed, so comfortably sleeps 6/7 the large kitchen is fully equipped and has a very large family dining table, there is a family bathroom which has an in bath shower, the lounge is spacious and has a log burner with fuel supplied for a really cosy night in, the garden is a private mini courtyard which when we stayed in August was stunning and a sun trap! so enjoyed drinks and food outside on the decking, bbq also supplied. In our opinion you will not find a better spot in or around Dundee, the owners were particularly keen to make sure we were relaxed! Private parking, Wifi and Netflix also included, simply the best!!!
Visited August 2019
Written September 22, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It's great to get such positive feedback about the cottage and glad the scottish weather didn't let you down for your stay. We hope to welcome you all back again in the future.
Written October 13, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Yvonne R
Yvonne R
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Gorgeous retreat from metropolis
What a great find. This lovely spaceous ground floor apartment suited all our needs and more. Tucked away in a quiet corner, we enjoyed morning coffee in the sunny courtyard and family meals around the long table in the beautifully modernised kitchen. A day trip to Dunkeld in unusually warm weather was a real treat. All our needs anticipated by the owners and friendly support available for any queries. Would love to return.
Visited August 2019
Written August 28, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Many thanks for your glowing review of the cottage. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, further confirmed by your future booking :). We look forward to welcoming you and your family back next year.
Written September 11, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lynsey M
Lynsey M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stunning Liff Cottage In Beautiful Grounds
Needed somewhere for 5 girls to stay for sporty, energetic weekend in spring. Wanted the beauty & convenience of the countryside for kayaking & biking combined with the closeness of the nightlife & shopping of Dundee. Impressed with the photos & the speed of the owners Gillian & Michael answering our questions informatively. Property in impressive grounds with tennis courts, quiet & well maintained & all rooms spacious, beautifully decorated & plenty of storage & sinks for us girls to do our make-up & hang our glad rags! Had a great time staying there & would thoroughly recommend a stay here. Thanks Gillian & Michael! Can’t wait to go back!
Visited March 2019
Written May 27, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Hi Lynsey..many thanks for tour fantastic review, so glad you and your friends enjoyed your time at the cottage and was able to take advantage of the area and all it has to offer. It was great meeting you all and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Written June 27, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Donna E
Donna E
Chapelhall, United Kingdom7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Easter break
We had a great stay at the cottage (2 families) for our Easter break. Couldn’t fault anything , cottage was beautiful with everything we could possibly need to make our stay enjoyable. Kids had a great time especially Ava with her egg hunt around the house and garden then we made use of the tennis courts , weather was smashing and made our stay even better. Would highly recommend and would also stay again !! Thank you for everything
Visited April 2019
Written April 22, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Hi Donna Tanks very much for the positive review and we are delighted you enjoyed i so much . You did get the weather as it has been cold ever since ! We never found any left over eggs . Thanks for staying with us and hopefully we will see you again
Written May 9, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jessie
Jessie
35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stunning Cottage just outside Dundee - A must stay!
My friends and I (2 couples) booked this cottage as we had a wedding at Guardswell Farm. What an incredible place this is! The decor is so stylish and modern. The place is massive and has 3 big bedrooms (1 with an Ensuite). You have everything you need right there from an exceptionally comfy bed to soft towles, games, fresh condiments and pastries...and Netflix all set up for you. I would highly recommend staying here. The owners, Michael and Gillian and always by the phone if you have any questions and didn't complain that we were later arriving to get the keys than we intended. Thanks so much for having us - i'll definitely stay again
Visited March 2019
Written April 1, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
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Hi Jess, thank you so much for your fantastic review. You were excellent guests and it's great to hear that you found the place comfortable and suitable for your needs and you all had a good time. We would love to welcome you back to the cottage, next time your up this neck of the woods.
Written April 3, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Shared tennis court
  • Terrace
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • City getaway
Services
  • Housekeeping included
Entertainment
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas

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About the neighbourhood
Situated on the Tay Estuary, Dundee is Scotland's sunniest city. The city has plenty of places to see and visit, whether you are looking for a family day out, visit one of the annual events, or want to learn more about the city's history, with its monuments and landmarks, its maritime heritage, the arrival of jute or the city's new scientific and design excellence. The cottage is ideally situated for visiting a vast area of Scotland and below are some travelling times for various sights: Dundee City Centre 4 miles St Andrews 18 miles Ledcreiff and Lairds Lochs 7 miles Long Loch 6 miles Loch Brandy 35 miles Perth City Centre 20 miles Edinburgh City Centre 59 miles Glasgow City Centre 78 miles Cairngorm Mountains Entrance 34 mile
Getting around
Although a car is advisable, there are limited public bus services from the main road into Dundee, for most of these, you would have to change bus at Ninewells Hospital to take your journey further into Dundee. All bus and train routes are accessible from the bus or train station in the city. The local bus drivers are helpful and will assist you in changeover bus information. Bus numbers: 30, 31 & 51. The stop on the main road, opposite the entrance to Liff Estate is know as "Liff Hospital" on the timetables, this is where you would get on/off. Taxis are widely available and pick up/drop off can be arranged by calling any of the local Companies
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Parking available on the estate for up to 3 cars. 18 miles from St Andrews 38 miles from Edinburgh Airport 59 miles from Aberdeen Airport 6 Miles from Dundee Airport Car recommended. Local (limited) buses available from Dundee to the cottage estate. Taxi service to/from Dundee available, costing around £6-£8 one way.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 p.m. Check out by 10 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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