The Longhouse

Central Scotland Perthshire Aberfeldy

  • From £164 a night
  • Sleeps 6
  • Cottage

A dog-friendly Perthshire holiday cottage in the Highlands near Aberfeldy

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This stylish holiday home roots you in the very heart of Perthshire, between the town of Aberfeldy and Kenmore on the banks of Loch Tay. There’s a lot to explore, but even if you stay put in this self-catering property, you won’t forget where you are. That’s because it’s been cleverly designed to make the most of the view – with huge windows from the open-plan living space looking out over the Perthshire Hills. This space, with its double-height ceiling, mid-century furniture and statement log burner, sets the tone for the rest of the house. It’s modern, light and airy, stylish and warm.

Sleeping six in three bedrooms, the house is ideal for large or extended families and is dog-friendly too, so no one has to be left behind. Living space, bedrooms and bathrooms are all on one level, so there’s a lovely sense of flow and it’s a really sociable space. Huge doors to the enclosed rear garden and outdoor dining area mean that extends to the outside as well. Your kids can be playing in the garden while you cook or relax on the sofa. There’s space for everyone to do their thing, but you’ll still feel connected.

The master has a king-size bed and its own en-suite shower room. The other two bedrooms, a twin and a double, share a family bathroom with a walk-in shower and separate free-standing bath. Everything feels clean and uncluttered, but underfloor heating, curtains, blankets and soft furnishings make it homely at the same time. That clever blending of vintage and modern style continues in the kitchen, where stainless steel appliances sit alongside a butler sink on an island, all under pendant lights.

It’s not only pleasingly designed, but well equipped as well, so self-catering is easy and picking up local produce is also a cinch. Aberfeldy is just a couple of miles away, an hour’s walk alongside the River Tay if you fancy it. There, you’ll find a good butcher, a baker and a Co-op – not to mention its own distillery. And there are plenty of places to eat out too. In the other direction, Kenmore is a picturesque village on the banks of Loch Tay where you can launch onto the water or visit the Scottish Crannog Centre to find out how people lived in this area 2500 years ago.

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The Longhouse is a truly unique and stylish luxury self catering property and is also dog friendly.  The owners of this beautiful home have a real eye for detail and amazing taste. They have lovingly created a vintage mid century style and the end result even had our Visit Scotland inspector totally blown away!  Everywhere you look, you see quality, design features and quirky, original pieces which create a unique, welcoming and stylish home.

The house sleeps 6 and is dog friendly.  The master bedroom has a king size bed and en-suite shower room.  The second bedroom is a double size and the third is a twin.  Between these two bedrooms is a fabulous family bathroom with large shower cubicle and a gorgeous free standing bath.  The living space is open plan and boy does it have the wow factor!  High vaulted ceiling, large windows and doors flooding the area with natural light,  an incredible kitchen with Miele appliances including a built in microwave and warming drawer, large fridge freezer, range cooker and extensive storage space; just some of the amazing features that we just know our discerning guests will love and way above most self-catering properties.  The feature wood burner ensure a very warm and cosy feel to the house and there is also underfloor heating throughout.  Having been built in the last couple of years, the house is also very eco friendly, with excellent ‘green’ credentials.

Outside, there is driveway parking for 3 cars, one of which is undercover plus an additional parking space at the end of the garden area to the rear of the house.  There is a detached garage which has a ping pong table which is great for rainy days or family competitions.  There is a fully fenced garden so its dog friendly too.  There is a furnished patio area for alfresco dining and relaxing.  There is also a large lawn area; great for the kids and dogs to play.  There is a log pile by the back door and kindling in the garage.

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Families and dogs welcome, the maximum occupancy is 6, children under 2 do not count towards occupancy.


he Longhouse is located a short, 5 minute, drive from the popular town of Aberfeldy.  There are lovely walks from the door including a riverside walk to the town.  The Highland Town of Aberfeldy offers a great selection of shops including a large Co-op supermarket, McDonalds Butchers and Breadalbane Bakers.  There are also numerous gift shops, galleries and an aware winning bookshop, The Watermill.  The town also benefits from a a great choice of cafes and restaurants.  Aberfeldy also has amenities such as leisure centre with indoor pool, petrol station, ATMs, medical centre, dentist and vet. Just 2 minutes from the house is Highland Safaris, who offer Landrover safaris and lots of great activities for all the family as well as having a wonderful cafe with great food and friendly service.  They also offer Loch Safaris on the majestic Loch Tay, just 5-10 minutes drive from the house.

The charming conservation village of Kenmore, sits at the eastern end of Loch Tay and has so much to offer.  There is a great beach which is ideal for picnics and paddling, water sports and boat hire, golf course, riding stables and a great choice of bars and restaurants.  There are also lots of great walks including Drummond Hill which has marked paths and an amazing view point.

The beautiful part of Highland Perthshire is a real haven for outdoor enthusiasts who visit for walking and cycling. There is also great opportunity to try canoeing, rafting and paddle boarding  we recommend Unique Adventure tours Scotland.

If it is culture and shopping you are looking for then there is a wealth of castles, distilleries, and unique independents shops, including the famous House of Bruar.  We are also lucky enough to have an amazing community owned cinema,  The Birks Cinema


Available all year.


3 nights from £870; 7 nights from £1150.

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The Owner Says

Highland Perthshire Holiday Homes is a small family business, established in 2009.  We manage a portfolio of hand-picked, self catering properties, for their owners, in and around the Aberfeldy, Kenmore and  Loch Tay area of Highland Perthshire. We work very hard to provide an excellent level of customer service to our guests and we (myself, Angela Penfold and my daughter-in-law, Jenni Penfold) are locally based and always on hand if needed. We know every one of our properties intimately and have lived in the area for 30 years, so are well placed to offer local advise and suggestions for things to do and places to visit.
Our moto is to always strive to exceed the expectations of our guests and we are very fussy about the properties we take on.  In fact, we will not take on a property that we ourselves wouldn't love to spend a family holiday in.  We are great dog lovers and the vast majority of our properties are dog friendly. Our local area is also very dog friendly with lots of bars and cafes allowing dogs and an endless choice of beautiful walks.  All of our properties are of a 4 or 5 star standard and our verified guest reviews average 4.8/5.
We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our beautiful properties and look forward to hearing from you soon!


Contact Website  07887 926 347  The Longhouse, Croftnamuik, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2JE

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