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The Old School, Careston

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Brechin, Angus, Scotland
This four star architect designed conversion of the old primary school at Careston is set in the heart of the charming rolling farmland of Angus, it offers a very comfortable detached holiday cottage set on two floors with spiral staircase sleeping a maximum of six in three bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms.

It is situated in a region known as 'Scotland's Birthplace', within easy reach of the Angus Glens, so, whether it's golf, fishing, walking or the dramatic scenery that holds your interest you will be well placed to take advantage of any or all of them during your stay.

It would suit anyone looking for a base for a Golfing, Fishing or Walking holiday or those that want a quiet comfy base to explore the county of Angus and its nearby Glens or just to visit relatives.
Listing #HL432810
About the Owner
NIck Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great week. The house is fantastic and the location is perfect with many things to do nearby.

Thank RogerL2686
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful holiday home in a great location. So well equipped it's just like home away from home. The secure garden is brilliant for kids. Nick the owner was a gentleman to deal with. Would highly recommend this beautiful house and the lovely cake that...More

Thank Ann Marie D
Management response:Responded 19 August 2018

Ann Marie it was a pleasure to welcome you and your family to the Old School and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay, I hope we have the pleasure of your company again at some time in the future.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This beautifully converted school house surpassed our expectations. The combination of a traditional building set within pretty and peaceful countryside along with a most comfortable and contemporary interior ensured we had a very enjoyable short holiday. Our group made full use of all the facilities...More

1  Thank Venture549304
Management response:Responded 11 May 2018

We were delighted that you had such a good stay and would very much like to see you all again at some stage in the future. We were glad that the weather was OK for your walking and cycling.

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
The only access to the first floor where all the bedrooms are is via a spiral staircase. No cots are provided so guests with young children requiring a cot should bring their own...
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 441 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Normal rental period is from Sat 4pm-Sat 10am. Short breaks are possible depending on availability.
Preferred payment is via cheque, bank transfer.
Please contact owners direct to book, a deposit of 20 percent of the fee secures the booking other terms are laid out in the Terms and Conditions available on the Owners Web Site www.carestonschool.co.uk.
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About the neighbourhood
From your base here some of the most atmospheric of Scotland's unspoilt places are virtually on your doorstep, the Angus Glens offers moorland treats, colours, scents the vista they also include ten 'Munros' (mountains of over 3,000 ft) which offer great delights and challenges to hill walkers, and nature lovers alike. If you decide that you want a less strenuous day then the Cities of Aberdeen, Dundee and Perth and the Towns of St Andrews, Arbroath, Montrose and Stonehaven are all within a 45 minute drive. If it is castles that take your fancy then Glamis Castle, Edzell Castle, Dunnotter Castle, House of Dun, Dunninald House and Gardens are just some of the large historical buildings within any easy drive.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aberdeen: 80.0 km
Railway: Montrose: 22.0 km
The Old School at Careston is located 3.5 miles West of Brechin and one mile North of the A90 (The main Perth to Aberdeen Road).

Use of the DD9 6SA Post Code using a Satellite Navigation unit gives the incorrect location, it places the Post Code at Peat Hill, Careston approximately half a mile from the Old Schools location.

Using Latitude and Longitude type in 56.7335,-2.7636 in Google Maps in the search box and this will identify the exact location of the Old School.

Using an Ordinance Survey Map use map issue NO and grid reference 534605.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 28.0 km.
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