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Enjoy an evening BBQ
Lounge with woodburner
Relax by the fire
Relaxing bright lounge
Well-equipped kitchen
Dining area
Unwind in the first of the double bedrooms
Second double bedroom full of colour and character
Enjoy a soak in the bath or a invigorating shower
Feature window in the bathroom
Outside seating for al fresco dining
Lovely garden area
View to  garden and property
Enjoy a day out at Scone Place
Enjoy a walk along the River Tay Perth
1 / 15  Enjoy an evening BBQ
2 / 15  Lounge with woodburner
3 / 15  Relax by the fire
4 / 15  Relaxing bright lounge
5 / 15  Well-equipped kitchen
6 / 15  Dining area
7 / 15  Unwind in the first of the double bedrooms
8 / 15  Second double bedroom full of colour and character
9 / 15  Enjoy a soak in the bath or a invigorating shower
10 / 15  Feature window in the bathroom
11 / 15  Outside seating for al fresco dining
12 / 15  Lovely garden area
13 / 15  View to garden and property
14 / 15  Enjoy a day out at Scone Place
15 / 15  Enjoy a walk along the River Tay Perth

Rockdale

Perth (2mls NE), Perth and Kinross
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Ideal bolt-hole two miles from the historic site of Scone Palace, a wonderful place for a day trip
  • Lovely spacious garden with patio seating and BBQ available for alfresco dining
  • Visit the many Castles and Museum's and Galleries Perthshire has to offer  
  • Located in the bustling village of Scone, with shops and pubs within walking distance
Property code: ROCKD

Single-storey property offering comfortable accommodation for four guests, located in the village of Scone, just a short distance from Scone Palace, and two miles from the city of Perth.

"This period cottage, dating to the early 20th century, is a sweet stone property with a gorgeous south-facing garden, perfect for a family trip or couples’ retreat with dogs in tow. Set in the historic village of Scone, beside the beautiful Scone Palace, there’s plenty to explore to inspire your holiday memories.

Step into this charming stone building to discover a gorgeous spacious lounge. Natural decor, pops of colour, and a wood burner create a relaxing environment to read, watch TV, or discuss the day’s activities. Head through into the kitchen to rustle up a family feast — there’s a lovely dining table set beside the window so you can supper in style. When you’re tuckered out from the day, find your bedrooms – two doubles, equally indulgent and restful – and a bathroom complete with a bath and shower to keep any guest happy. Outside, the garden space is safely enclosed with a charming seating area, and looks out on the village.

The village of Scone is a great place to begin your Perth adventure, with shops, pubs, and a park within a mile of your door. Or head to Scone Palace, a lovely 3-mile walk or drive from the property. The palace is a glorious example of Scottish royal architecture and is surrounded by extensive gardens and wooded grounds. Beyond, the River Tay breezes by, providing some wonderful walks to impress your dogs, and just 2 miles away, the city of Perth provides every amusement you could wish for, including galleries and more historic sites than you’ll know what to do with."

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Wood burner with first basket of logs provided, with further available to purchase at the cost of £7 per 2 fires
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and washing machine
  • Electric, and heating include
  • 2 medium dogs up to Labrador size accepted
  • Roadside parking
  • Pubs and shops within walking distance
  • City of Perth - 2miles
  • Any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements. The property is not suitable for wheelchair users due to narrow doors.

Enjoying a central location in Scone village, you won't be more than a few hundred yards to the local shop, eatery and village green. With roadside parking available outside the property, you can easily ditch your wheels for a few days and enjoy the sights nearby. Or, for a slight pickup in pace, you can drive the 3 miles to Perth where a whole host of restaurants, bars and boutiques await to vie for your attention. If your city lust is still not satiated, then a trip to Dundee is definitely in order. Only 19.5 miles away, you can wander the streets of this attractive coastal city and visit some of the many attractions, including a trip to Discovery Point.

Of course, Scotland is famed for its unbelievably beautiful scenery, so it would be a shame not to experience some of the incredible landscapes first-hand. A great place to go to dose up on fresh country air and take in the sights, Scone Palace (the site of the coronation of Scotland's kings) is only 2.5 miles away. Providing a wonderful way to while away the hours, the palace boasts extensive gardens, wooded grounds, a children's adventure playground and a maze for you to conquer!

This property is personally managed by Lisa.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Michelle 28th September 2019

Lovely cosy cottage. Nice garden. Very peaceful location

Reviewed by Jacqui 7th September 2019

Very clean homely cottage, large kitchen/diner which contains all you need. Cosy bathroom. Beautiful cottage garden too. Scone is a lovely quiet village surrounded by fields and amazing scenery. Yet in 10 minutes by car you are in Perth. Also possible to walk into town partly via a lovely Woodland Walk next to a burn. Scone Palace nearby. Buses verRead morey regular too. We visit family every year and stay here. Couple of pubs incl the refurbished Scone Arms (also a restaurant). Would recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Jessica 24th August 2019

Great location, lovely little cottage which suited all our needs :) would highly recommend! Xxx

Reviewed by John 20th July 2019

Ideal location for trips to cities and views

Reviewed by Alan 6th July 2019

We broke our journey up at Stokesley to visit a friend, which meant we had an easier journey the next day. First impressions of the cottage were a definite wow! So clean, tidy and well presented and we felt at home straight away. Everything we needed was there, and more. We were absolutely in the right location for getting to places we particularlyRead more wanted to:- Perth, Balmoral, Glamis, Scone Place, Pitlochry, Kirriemuir (J M Barrie museum), Dundee (V&A), St Andrews, Aberfeldy etc. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 15th June 2019

Very comfortable and well equiped cottage,also a lovely garden. We met the owner who was very nice and asked how we were enjoying her cottage and was there anything we needed. It is situated very close to Scone Palace which is a very interesting place to visit .We also visited Dundee and the new V and A museum which is an amazing building.

Reviewed by Andy 25th May 2019

Perfect holiday base for exploring the area. Very comfortable and well equipped. Rockvale is a lovely cottage and garden.

Reviewed by H 18th May 2019

Perfect choice, with everything that we needed.

Reviewed by Antony 27th April 2019

Lovely cottage. Well equipped. Good location. Quiet. Very comfortable. Good bus connections in to Perth. Nice local shops and Pubs.

Reviewed by Rosemary 22nd September 2018

Perfect cottage for a lovely break. Our only problem, we would have prefered to eat out but unless you drive back into the city there are hardly any nice places to eat local. The pub on the corner was BAD - no staff and a very limited menu. Also the internet was almost non existent!. If you want to drop out from the world and cook your own food theRead moren this is the place for you. Hide

Reviewed by Robert 18th August 2018

Lovely well though out cottage , perfect little touches , heating put on low morning and evening for the start of the chilly weather . Hair dryer , well equipped kitchen , spacious bathroom ,shower gel , shampoo etc , quiet location ,plenty of parking , not of road but we could always park outside no matter what time of day , perfect just perfect WRead moreould definitely go back again Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 11th August 2018

Rochdale is a lovely 2 bedroom cottage with all you need for a relaxing holiday. It is well situated for travelling around Scotland and Scone is a lovely village with handy local amenities. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Steve 14th July 2018

Lovely cottage that has everything you would need for a comfortable stay. In an ideal position for visiting all parts of Scotland. Perfect for dogs as well with good garden

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Enjoy an evening BBQ
Lounge with woodburner
Relax by the fire
Relaxing bright lounge
Well-equipped kitchen
Dining area
Unwind in the first of the double bedrooms
Second double bedroom full of colour and character
Enjoy a soak in the bath or a invigorating shower
Feature window in the bathroom
Outside seating for al fresco dining
Show 3 moreLovely garden area

Location

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