• About Tinkerbell

    This half-round property is set amidst trees in the grounds of the Bainaboth Estate, offering a peaceful retreat.

    "Acres of peaceful and secluded countryside surround these magnificent cottages..."


    At the heart of Glenprosen, one of the renowned ‘Glens of Angus’, lies the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park; 6,000 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.

    These 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.
    Magnificent 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.
    Enjoy 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.
    Good road, rail and air access to Angus provide easy access from all parts of the UK or international destinations. Shop 9-10 miles.

    Set amidst trees near the main house, this unique, half-round cottage has been converted from the original dairy. Open-plan sitting/dining room with multi-fuel stove and kitchen area. First floor: Wood-panelled double bedroom with 5ft bed, coombed ceiling and en-suite bathroom with toilet.

    • Multi-fuel stove – fuel at cost
    • Electricity rads and partial NSH by meter reading
    • TV (no reception)
    • Washer/dryer
    • Garden area with furniture

    • Electricity by meter reading
    • Bed linen included
    • Towels £3 per person per week
    • Travel cot
    • High chair
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Small shared sauna available at Balnaboth House (£15 per hour)
    • Grounds of 6,000 acres
    • Parking
    • River 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)
    • Grazing and stabling for visitors’ horses by arrangement
    • Natural spring water supply
    • No smoking
    • NB: River and pond in grounds

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      Cottage

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      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      Yes 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
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
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    Hoseasons "This half-round property is set amidst trees in the grounds of the Bainaboth Estate offering a peaceful retreat.\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\nSet amidst trees near the main house this unique half-round cottage has been converted from the original dairy. Open-plan sittingdining room with multi-fuel stove and kitchen area. First floor Wood-panelled double bedroom with 5ft bed coombed ceiling and en-suite bathroom with toilet.\n\n\n\nMulti-fuel stove – fuel at cost \n\nElectricity rads and partial NSH by meter reading\n\nTV no reception\n\nWasherdryer\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/915/840/915431.jpg SAL

    Tinkerbell reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.3 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.2

    Comfort and Equipment

    8.9

    Location

    9.7

    Cleanliness

    8.8

    Value for money

    8.9

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    7
    out of 10

    Lovely cottage on large remote estate away from busy-ness of life. Just missing a few touches, some quite basic , to make it v highly recommended. You need to take a washing up cloth , have to take electric readings and pay accordingly and remember to take your own towels. It’s 10 miles to the nearest shop if you forget.

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    2019-09-05

    10
    out of 10

    Tinkerbelle is a delightful, quirky cottage set in the most beautiful and peaceful countryside. No phone signal, tv reception or WiFi to interrupt your day which was perfect for us! There are no local amenities, the nearest shop is 10 miles away, but if you know that before you go you can work round that :-) We will be returning in the future.

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    2019-08-19

    9
    out of 10

    Peaceful & quiet. Lovely surroundings. Great walks.

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    2019-06-30

    9
    out of 10

    Had a wonderful and very peaceful time at Tinkerbell. This place is a tardis, plenty of space inside to make yourself comfortable in front of the fire. If you want to relax and get some peace and quiet away from it all then this is your place. Lots of walks to do with the dog too.

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    2019-06-26

    10
    out of 10

    Brilliant cottage in a beautiful area, the visits from a red squirrel together with bird life made for a wonderful stay.

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    2019-05-26

    10
    out of 10

    Amazing time at tinker bell . Cottage lived up to its name. Beautiful surroundings, stunning walks. Couldn’t fault it

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    2019-03-24

    10
    out of 10

    Absolutely loved it and will be back again this year

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    2019-01-08

    10
    out of 10

    We had an absolutely amazing time! The cottage is the cutest place we've ever stayed and it was perfect for the dogs who loved the log fire! The surrounding area is secluded but that's what we wanted. We enjoyed lots of lovely walks, mountain biking and kayaking! Would definitely bring family and friends back to stay!

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    2019-01-03

    8
    out of 10

    Quirky unusual property in lovely setting. Very quiet and relaxing. Excellent Woodburl t stove. Enjoyed visits from the Peacocks.

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    2018-09-25

    8
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    2019-06-08

    10
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    2019-06-06

    10
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    2018-11-28

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