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Chesthill House and Estate, Glen Lyon, Perthshire

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9 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 16
Glen Lyon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Chesthill is a perfect house for people who like the great outdoors. It comprises a comfortable house for up to 16 and a traditional sporting estate of over 7,000 acres of dramatic hillside and 4.5 miles of beautiful river to explore.

Chesthill House is a traditional stone built lodge, comprising 7 twin and 1 single bedroom and 1 studio room which is on the ground floor and is suitable for the chef (all with wash hand basins) with 4 bathrooms (2 with showers). It is important to note that the dining room table only seats 12 adults comfortably.

The ground floor includes a main entrance hall, sitting room with a TV, a bright spacious drawing room with a CD player and radio, small study and large dining room. There's a games room with snooker, table tennis, darts and a stage for budding child actors! There is a drying room, cloakr...
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Listing #HL200602
About the Owner
Debbie B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:72%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had the most wonderful week at South Chesthill with our family. The estate is absolutely beautiful and is located in a quiet, stunning, idyllic setting. We loved that it was far off the beaten path and enjoyed walking and exploring and never seeing another...More

Thank ibsharpe
FrequentFlier520132, VR Owner at Chesthill House and Estate, Glen Lyon, Perthshire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and we are so glad you had such a good time and have decided to return again next year. Hamish and Kay said it was a pleasure to have you there, such lovely, friendly guests!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

This large, comfortable and well run House (sleeps at least 15) sits in idyllic position above the river Lyon in Glen Lyon surrounded by the steep Scottish hills and an amazing array of beautiful well established trees. You can hear the river flowing by and...More

Thank Richard G
Management response:Responded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for this amazing review, which definitely creates a vivid picture of how fantastic it is at Chesthill House and on South Chesthill Estate. With so much to do and see, and Hamish and Kay always willing to go that extra mile,...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

My family and extended party enjoyed all the wonders that Chesthill can provide. Firstly, the River Lyon fishing is if not the most productive it must be the most beautiful in Scotland. Exciting days stalking were enjoyed by the younger members on a daily basis....More

Thank Roberrt B
Management response:Responded 19 October 2015

So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and looking forward to welcoming you back in 2016!

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (15)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(16)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Self-catering facilities are provided in the shape of the kitchen, which is equipped with a double Aga, electric cooker, fridge & freezer and two dishwashers. A small mini-bar is useful for serving drinks from in the drawing room.

House trained dogs are allowed downstairs, but not upstairs. If dogs are muddy or wet, please ensure they are cleaned and dried in the boot room before going any further. Dogs that might cause any damage must please be kept in the kennels in the stables in the yard, or in private cars.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    2 Full baths
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    16 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices listed are excluding sport. If you would like the prices of renting the house with sport, please don't hesitate to get in touch. 25% of the total amount due is payable at the time of the booking. The remainder is payable six weeks in advance of arrival. We will be in touch to sort out payment, which can be by cheque or bank transfer. Please note that you will be billed for any damage other than general wear and tear.
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About the neighbourhood
There are nine hole golf courses at Aberfeldy, Kenmore, Strathtay and Killin, and an attractive 18 hole course at Taymouth Castle. Water sports are available on Loch Tay and pony trekking is available locally.

There are many places of historic interest and gardens within easy reach, including the Fortingall Yew, reputed to be the oldest living thing in Europe! One of the most popular attractions is the area around Blair Castle and the town of Blair Atholl as there is the castle to visit, many visitor centres on the working estate and some of the great scenes of the southern Highlands. Away from Blair there are many great and distinctive Glens to visit, with Munroes to scale or small villages to explore. There are many Castles and historic country houses to visit both in the glens and do...
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How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 132.0 km
Railway: Dunkeld: 40.0 km
Check in: from 3.00pm. Check out: by 10.00am.


1) From Edinburgh airport and the south, aim for the Forth Road Bridge and then the M90 (easy sign-posts from the airport) then take the A9 towards Inverness.
2) Exit off the A9 north of Perth at Ballinluig and head west to Aberfeldy along the A827.
3) Before leaving Aberfeldy turn right at the cross roads onto the B846.
4) Head through Weem, past Dull, and a couple of miles later turn left at Coshieville towards Fortingall (signposted).
5) Go through Fortingall and turn right after 300 yards into Glen Lyon (signposted).
6) Chesthill is c.2 ½ miles along Glen Lyon. Pass a white cottage by the road on the right with antlers above the door (Woodend), and then pass the deer fence on the right, and the gate saying ‘North Chesthill...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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