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Review of Glenisla House

Lovely old listed property, sleeping 10. Free WiFi, Phone, Parking. Garden. Pet friendly. Games Room
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Lovely old listed property, sleeping 10. Free WiFi, Phone, Parking. Garden. Pet friendly. Games Room
Drive easily parks two vehicles. At a push 3. Front entrance.
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Lovely old listed property, sleeping 10. Free WiFi, Phone, Parking. Garden. Pet friendly. Games Room
Drive easily parks two vehicles. At a push 3.
Front entrance.
The hand carved fireplace, wifi, phone, TV, books, Ninetedo WII, CD and games.
Loads of books and games.
A tribute to 19th century craftsmanship. A proud part of Scotlands, heritage.
Dining/family room open plan to kitchen, seats 10 and high chair.
An upright piano and 2 seater bed settee makes this a great hub for socialising.
Fully equipped kitchen with gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, coffee maker, etc ..
A balcony landing is lit by a stained glass window and leads to 2 double bedrooms and lounge.
This is a spacious double bedroom with views over rooftops to Balmashanner Hill.
Lovely old wardrobe with brass fittings and drawers.
Another upper floor bedroom sleeps 3, with bunks.
Bathroom with over bath shower. Complimentary toiletries. Shower stool and bath seat provided.
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.
Games room with 2 couches, 3/4 pool table, 3/4 table tennis table and table football game.
Two double Japanese Futons offer extra sleeping arrangements.
A great space for the family to enjoy in the evenings or on a damp day.
View from our upstairs lounge.
BBQ Patio and gazebo.
Bike storage.
Lovely park not 5 minutes away.
The Balmashanner monument stands over Forfar, and can be seen, over rooftops from the Blue Room.
Balmashanner Hill looks over Forfar and the Strathmore Valley to the Grampian Mountains beyond.
Forfar Loch - a nature reserve and playground. Sailing, canoeing and a leisure centre.
The Pend is 300 metres away, with its chip shop, and dog, and child friendly pub with great food.
A friendly town where you can explore this lovely area. We look forward to welcoming you xxxx
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Forfar, Angus, Scotland

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cristirom...
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
“Excelent”
Reviewed 19 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

O casa minunata cu o gazda pe masura. Recomand pentru o experienta de neuitat in Scotia.

Stayed for two weeks in this comfortable and friendly home while working in the area. Anne is excellent hosts. The room was beautifully comfortable, warm and welcoming, as was the lounge. The house is fully with everything you want to be like your home.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Aug 2016
It was lovely to have you stay with us, and appreciated how well you all took care of the House. We hope to see you all back in this area again, when you are next back in Scotland. Kind regards Anne.
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Mark P
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Superb!”
Reviewed 8 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Our second time staying in this lovely house. Clean, spacious, quiet, just a 5 minute walk into the centre of beautiful little Forfar and a warm and friendly landlady to boot!
Theres loads to see and do. If its a gateway to the Scottish Highlands your after then look no further!
I strongly reccommend this guest house, you wont be dissappointed.
Thanks again Anne, see you next time x

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jul 2016
Dear Mark, Thank you for once again coming for Bonfest. Thank you to our Forfar businesses, who looked out for you, and helped get you all to Kirrie and back again. You will always be welcome to stay with us. Regards Anne.
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DeniseLor...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Lovely, welcoming and pleasant stay!”
Reviewed 19 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We are just back from a short break away to Forfar for a friend's wedding. We stayed at Glenisla House for two nights. From the beginning Anne (the owner) was very good to deal well - very attentive and keen to make any personal choices to your stay! She met us at the house at the time we requested and gave us a very informative tour around the property and a mutitide of suggestions as to how spend our free time - we found this very useful! There is everything that you need in the house for a short or long stay and was very clean and well stocked. The house is amazing - quirky and a never ending treasure trail! We all enjoyed our stay here! The location is brillaint - only a small walk to local facilities and private parking and a lovely private garden to use!

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Liked best: The layout of the house and the prompt and efficient service from the owner
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
20 Jun 2016
Dear Denise, Thank you so much for your kind comments. You were lovely guests and we look forward seeing you again, with a little more time to explore Angus and all there is to see and do. Our wee team does try to make your break a good experience and will appreciate your comments. Kind regards Anne.
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Mark L
State College, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Glenisla House - Charming and Delightful”
Reviewed 9 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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The address prepares you for a friendly, pleasurable experience: 6 Sparrow Court. Quiet, comforatable, run by a host who makes you feel at home, Glenisla House provides an excellent starting point for exploring the history and beauty of Angus County.

Our stay was so rewarding that we are already planning a return visit.

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Liked best: The value
Liked least: That our stay was not longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
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Management Response
10 May 2016
It was a pleasure to have you stay. There is so much still to see and do, we really look forward to your return visit. You will be more than welcome. Kind regards Anne.
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Theresa12...
New York City, New York
1 review
“Great home from which to explore Scotland from Edinboro to Aberdeen...”
Reviewed 23 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Forfar and the surrounding area is beautiful and welcoming. The history of Scotland starts right there and Anne can help you find everything from the ancient to modern working Scotland, to the fun of the local pubs... drive into the mountains or to the shore, the location can not be better.

Glenisla House itself is lovely and comfortable, with a well stocked kitchen, game room and courtyard to just relax and enjoy the day... truly we found it a perfect base for a vacation

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
23 Apr 2016
Thank you Theresa. It was wonderful to have you stay with us and be able to share this lovely part of the world. Your photos that you sent us were much appreciated, and we look forward to your return visit. Kind regards Anne.
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