• About Gardener’s Bothy

    This idyllic cottage has a woodland setting and is perfect for both walkers and cyclists with routes around this estate.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Green scheme
      Green scheme
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

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    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "This idyllic cottage has a woodland setting and is perfect for both walkers and cyclists with routes around this estate.\n\n\nAcres of peaceful and secluded countryside surround these magnificent cottages...\n\n\nAt the heart of Glenprosen one of the renowned ‘Glens of Angus’ lies the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park 6000 peaceful and secluded acres surrounding 16th-century Balnaboth House. In its midst these six characterful holiday cottages each offer a unique and magical holiday retreat indeed the creator of Peter Pan himself Sir James Barrie was born in nearby Kirriemuir and holidayed here. \n\nThese cottages were once occupied by shepherds gardeners or other staff of the Ogilvy family when this was a traditional Victorian sporting estate. Red squirrels play in the trees otters frequent the burns and deer graze all around. Because of the varied scenery that varies from beech woods to forest pasture to heather moor mountain streams to river pools the area enjoys a spectacular range of wildlife including species largely extinct elsewhere in Britain such as black game and ptarmigan. \nMagnificent walking bird-watching mountain biking and in season cross-country skiing abound on the estate and further afield downhill skiing at Glen Shee 25 miles. Fishing is available on a 5-mile stretch of the River Prosen and there are twenty golf courses within an hours’ drive. \nEnjoy the seclusion of this beautiful glen - peaceful relaxing scenic - yet just a few minutes’ drive from bustling market towns and busy fishing harbours which hug the Angus coastline as well as from the city of Dundee which offers many attractions for all the family. The exciting Dundee Contemporary Arts is a stunningly-designed centre which incorporates galleries a print studio and two art-cinema screens while the Mills Observatory is Britain’s only full-time public observatory with a resident astronomer. \nGood road rail and air access to Angus provide easy access from all parts of the UK or international destinations. Shop 9-10 miles.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nIn a lovely woodland setting where the Logie Burn meets the River Prosen this idyllic little cottage retains tremendous period charm. Open-plan livingdining room with kitchen area and multi-fuel stove. First floor Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Shower room with toilet.\n\n\n\nMulti-fuel stove – fuel at cost \n\nElectricity rads full NSH and convector heaters by meter reading\n\nTV no reception\n\nWasherdryer\n\nFreezer\n\nGarden area with furniture\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nElectricity by meter reading \n\nBed linen included\n\nTowels £3 per person per week\n\nTravel cot\n\nHigh chair\n\nDVD\n\nMicrowave\n\nSmall shared sauna available at Balnaboth House £15 per hour\n\nGrounds of 6000 acres\n\nParking\n\nRiver fishing on a 5-mile stretch trout foc salmon £15 per day£75per week 16 February to 5 September £30 per day£130per week 10 September to 31 October\n\nGrazing and stabling for visitors’ horses by arrangement\n\nNatural spring water supply\n\nNo smoking\n\nNB River and pond in grounds\n\n\n\n" https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/179/840/179577.jpg SUU

    Gardener’s Bothy reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.1 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1

    Comfort and Equipment

    7.6

    Location

    10.0

    Cleanliness

    8.2

    Value for money

    8.2

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    9
    out of 10

    Loved it, just need to sort out china and cutlery - only one bowl

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    2020-02-28

    1
    out of 10

    Lovely location, but the cottage is tired and requires serious update to to bring it up to an except able standard. We stayed in the cottage 18 months ago only this time to find things had not repaired or changed, and to find other people's underwear left in draws proved that basic checks are not being done.

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    2019-11-28

    10
    out of 10

    A beautiful and cosy cottage in a tranquil setting.

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    2019-10-16

    10
    out of 10

    Love this cottage. Have visited 5 times. No TV, no internet connection, no traffic. Perfect peace & tranquility.

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    2019-10-06

    6
    out of 10

    The Gardeners Bothy is beautiful to look at and the location is fantastic. The Bothy could definitely benefit from some modernization in certain places. We found the shower to be very poor with little water pressure. The shower door is broken and the owner really should do something about this before the glass door falls off and hurts someone. Lots of broken things in the kitchen which should be thrown away or replaced. We also found the bed too soft but some people like that I guess. It would also be nice for someone to come and make you feel at home and welcome you to the Bothy. Overall we had a great time however sometime the small things can make a big difference. It's also refreshing not to have any phone signal or WiFi. Have a walk around the area because there is lots to see.

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    2019-10-06

    8
    out of 10

    Having visited the Gardeners Bothy some 29 years ago we were pleased to see that it had retained its charm and character. We were looking forward to our visit and it didn’t disappoint.

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    2019-09-21

    9
    out of 10

    The location and Bothy is beautiful and was just what we wanted with quiet surroundings, wild life and close to the river. The overall expectations of the Bothy is very good and we where delighted when we arrived and first entered the Bothy. Things to consider are the cooking equipment, cutlery and crockery. Bigger saucepans with lids that fit are needed. This was not to much of an issue for us and the above is just a suggestion. Overall we loved it and had the most amazing week, with daily visits from the Peacocks and walks around the estate. We would highly recommend the Gardeners Bothy as it the most magical place.

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    2019-08-01

    10
    out of 10

    So relaxing and romantic we loved every minute, no WiFi or phone service, it was a complete escape from the city life. Would love to go back!!

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    2019-07-27

    10
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    2019-09-15

    8
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    2019-08-05

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