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The Old Schoolhouse, Kinross

SuperhostPerth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom
Entire house hosted by Elaine
5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Clean and tidy
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Elaine is a Superhost
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The Old Schoolhouse is located in the charming small town of Kinross, a short walk from the famous Loch Leven Heritage Trail & Castle. Golf courses, super restaurants, quirky coffee shops + brewery are only a short stroll away. Recently converted into 4 light & airy houses, this stylish & comfortable 2 bedroom house includes a private entrance, enclosed garden and private parking. Many attractions within the area plus an easy drive to Falkland, Perth, Edinburgh & St. Andrews to name but a few.

The space
Newly converted mid terraced house/bungalow (all accommodation is ground floor) within the Old School House building which was converted into 4 quirky and beautiful compact homes in August 2019.
Our ‘home from home’ is located in a residential area, a quiet spot but only a short walk to restaurants and cafes which are mostly located at the opposite end of the High Street.

Number of Guests:
Please note, the accommodation is suitable for up to 5 guests - we suggest 3/4 adults maximum but suitable for up to 5 guests for families with young children.

Entrance & Dining Kitchen:
The private entrance is accessed from the back of the building via a gate into the back garden which has a flat sloped path leading directly to the main door. Each room has very high ceilings giving a lovely light and airy feel throughout. The newly fitted kitchen has a dining space with table and seats for 4 & appliances consist of: dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle & 4 slice toaster.

Livingroom:
The living room is via double doors from the kitchen & has 1 2/3 seater sofa and 1 chair (waiting on the arrival of new 2 seater Sofabed which will replace the chair) plus Smart TV, TV unit and side tables.
The smart TV has a built in DVD player + Netflix & Streaming available using your own credentials. WIFI is available throughout.

Bedrooms:
The master bedroom has 1 king size bed and bedroom no. 2 has 1 double bed. Each bedroom has wardrobe space with drawers, 2 bedside tables, darkening curtains plus each ottoman bed has further storage room underneath.

Bathroom:
The bathroom has a W.C. W.H.B. and Bath with electric shower over.

Garden:
The west facing back garden is a generous size so catches the sun all day in the summer plus its fully enclosed with a fence/gate.

Parking:
2 private (free) parking spaces are located at the back of the building, near the entrance to the holiday home.
Additional free on street parking is available nearby if required.

A travel cot & high chair are available on request - please bring your own cot bedding.
Towels, bed linen, Iron, ironing board & hairdryers available.

Guest access
The entire mid terraced house.

Other things to note
Kinross as a base for exploring:
Kinross is known as the heart of Scotland due to its central location, making it an excellent base for discovering other parts of our beautiful country.
The M90 is only a 5 minute drive from Kinross & the following villages/cities/attractions are within an easy drive...
Aberdour, Silver Sands Beach, Falkland, Culross, Perth, Linlithgow, Edinburgh, Queensferry Crossing / The Forth Rail Bridge, The Kelpies, Falkirk Wheel, Fife, St. Andrews, Dundee, Pitlochry plus many more.

Edinburgh Airport is only a 30 minute drive away.

Kids attractions: Muddy Boots, Deep Sea World, Craigies Farm, Little World of Play, Lochore Meadows, Willowbrae Activity Centre, Silversands Beach, Cairnie Fruit Farm + lots more within easy reach by car.

Attractions etc. within Kinross:
Kinross has a great selection of restaurants & quirky cafes such as The Kirklands, The Courthouse, The Muirs, Cafe 98, The Boathouse, Unorthodox Roasters coffee shop plus farm shops nearby (Lochend Farm Shop & Loch Leven’s Larder with its beautiful gift shop, a play park & stunning views across Loch Leven ).
Loch Leven Brewery is a fairly recent addition to Kinross and is located next to the Golf Course.
Loch Leven Heritage Trail offers fabulous walks and cycle route and you can also visit Loch Leven Castle which is 10 minutes by boat. Mary Queen of Scots was held captive in Loch Leven Castle between 1567-68. There are small boat trips to the island where the castle is located from 1st April to the 31st October.
Kinross has 2 golf courses plus a 3rd golf course located in the next village, Milnathort, which is 5 minutes away by car or a 20 minute walk. Milnathort is a quaint little village which also has some shops and cafes, Heaven Scent cafe is particularly popular with a fabulous menu of fresh food and home made baking.

Babysitting:
If you require childcare during your stay I can recommend a local experienced child minder.
The Old Schoolhouse is located in the charming small town of Kinross, a short walk from the famous Loch Leven Heritage Trail & Castle. Golf courses, super restaurants, quirky coffee shops + brewery are only a s…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Hair dryer
TV
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Essentials
Washing machine
Hangers

Accessibility

Getting inside

No stairs or steps to enter

Full kitchen

No stairs or steps to enter

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Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Old Schoolhouse is within a residential neighbourhood so fairly quiet and peaceful and only a short walk to lovely local restaurants, cafes and the beautiful Loch Leven.
The property is located at the end of the High Street, the opposite end to the shops and most cafes, restaurants etc.
Kinross also has a Leisure Centre with swimming pool, a chemist, award winning butchers, beauty salons, 2 super markets (Co-op & Sainsbury’s) and a few play parks. The play park at Kirkgate Park (on the banks of Loch Leven) is very popular with young and older children.
The Old Schoolhouse is within a residential neighbourhood so fairly quiet and peaceful and only a short walk to lovely local restaurants, cafes and the beautiful Loch Leven.
The property is located at the…

Hosted by Elaine

Joined in May 2014
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Hi, we're the Starkey's :-) We're experienced hosts who offer a ‘home from home’ in the heart of Scotland - the charming small town of Kinross. Before we relocated our family to Kinross, we hosted holiday accommodation for 5 years in Edinburgh and enjoyed meeting guests from all around the world. Ross and I look forward to welcoming guests to our newly converted property in Kinross (within The Old Schoolhouse). Please get in touch if you have any questions, we'd love to hear from you. Elaine & Ross
Hi, we're the Starkey's :-) We're experienced hosts who offer a ‘home from home’ in the heart of Scotland - the charming small town of Kinross. Before we relocated our family to Ki…
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House rules
Check-in: 14:00 - 22:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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