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Taigh Gleusta

Forfar (5 mls S), Angus
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Sky TV
Quirky
Cinema Room
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • High-tech house nestled in an idyllic position with breathtaking views over the countryside
  • Cinema room with 8-foot cinema screen and Dolby Atmos sound
  • Work out in the gym, relax in the jacuzzi bath or unwind in the outdoor hot tub
Property code: 85534

This fantastic contemporary home is jam-packed with state-of-the-art gadgets including touch screens and surround sound in all rooms, with a cinema room, gym and hot tub.

Nestled in a beautiful rural position, this high-tech home has wonderful views towards the Angus Glens and the Strathmore hills, on the outskirts of the pretty village of Tannadice. There is an array of excellent local golf courses to enjoy at Forfar, Kirriemuir, Brechin and the championship course at Carnoustie, with the Old Course at St Andrew's within touring distance. Explore the spectacular Angus Glens of Isla, Prosen and Clova on the southern fringes of the Cairngorms National Park or enjoy skiing at Glenshee in winter. Beautiful sandy beaches are also within easy reach including Lunan Bay and St Cyrus with a National Nature Reserve. Visit Glamis Castle, the ancestral home of the Queen Mother, or explore the medieval fortress of Dunnottar Castle.

This wonderful, contemporary ‘smart house’ is nestled in an idyllic location with high-tech, state-of-the-art gadgets. Its name means 'clever house' in Gaelic and this property certainly displays this with the benefit of Control4 Smart Home technology with touch screens, multi-room audio and underfloor heating in all rooms. Step inside into the vestibule and through to the spacious, light and bright, open-plan living area. Relax in the comfortable lounge after a day out exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and enjoy a great movie on the Smart TV or just sit back and admire the wonderful views through the picture window with double French doors leading directly out onto the decked area. Next is the spacious dining area, the perfect space to enjoy family gatherings, which also has access to the outside area through French doors. The well-equipped bespoke kitchen has a built-in electric double oven and microwave, a large central island with a ceramic hob, coffee machine, wine cooler, dishwasher and American-style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispensers. There is also a Smart TV and dining area in the kitchen with French doors leading directly out to the enclosed garden. This is followed by the handy utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer. The amazing cinema room has a fantastic 8-foot cinema screen with Dolby Atmos sound, a Smart TV and automatic blackout blinds. There is also a gym where you can work out on the treadmill, rowing machine, cross trainer, bike and free weights. Completing the ground floor is a bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, shower and WC. Heading up the stairs, you will find four beautifully decorated bedrooms all with Smart TVs, ample storage space and wonderful countryside views. There are three double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and WCs. To complete the accommodation is the master king-size bedroom with a large picture window with a Juliet balcony, a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom with a freestanding bath, shower and a separate WC located next door.

Venturing outside, the spacious garden has extensive decking and a comfortable seating area for al fresco dining or evening star-gazing – perhaps with a wee dram, a nice glass of wine or a good local ale. There is also a fantastic private hot tub in which to relax and unwind, with mood lighting and surround sound. Ample off-road parking is available directly in front of the property.

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 3 doubles
  • 5 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with jacuzzi bath, shower and WC, 3 en-suite showers rooms with WCs; 1 en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and WC
  • Electric double oven, ceramic hob, microwave, coffee machine, wine cooler, fridge/freezer with water and ice dispensers and dishwasher
  • Utility – washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Multi-room audio throughout
  • Underfloor heating
  • Smart TV in lounge, gym and all 4 bedrooms
  • Cinema room with 8-foot cinema screen, Dolby Atmos sound, automatic blackout blinds, Smart TV
  • Gym
  • Private hot tub with mood lighting and surround sound
  • Large garden with decking area and seating area with surround sound
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Shops 5 miles, pub and restaurant 1.5 miles
  • Personal chef available (pre-booking directly with owners additional charges will apply)
  • Whisky, wine and gin tasting (pre-booking directly with owners additional charges will apply)
  • Smart cameras out side of property, this is for security purposes
  • Please Note- Group Bookings - These require to be checked with the owner before confirming
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Lisa Hogg

This property is personally managed by Lisa.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kenneth 26th January 2023

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No improvements necessary. Everything included to enjoy luxury break.

Reviewed by Alistair 29th December 2022

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Lovely house which was roomy and comfortable. Had a couple of small issues that were quickly fixed. We particularly liked the cinema room. Liked the welcome hamper, which was packed with quality goods.

Reviewed by Louise 2nd December 2022

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If youre looking for a luxurious lodge go no further than this one, absolutely stunning, with amazing tech features, large cinema room and large spacious spaces. Enough for dancing! Having had a pre-Christmas weekend we were able to cook and serve a full Christmas dinner with the space of the huge kitchen too! the house was set for Christmas with aRead more beautiful tree and decorated throughout. Hot tub is big enough for 8 adults and a delight be under the canopy of stars. Returning is a definite! Hide

Reviewed by marjorie 10th November 2022

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Reviewed by Allison 4th November 2022

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We had a lovely relaxing weekend and only left the house to go out for Sunday lunch at The Drovers Inn, which was fantastic. The house is well designed for socialising and we loved the cinema room.

Reviewed by Louise 27th August 2022

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Super house and beautifully clean

Reviewed by Ian 13th August 2022

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Very good holiday - amazing tech, clean house, isolated peaceful spot - whole family enjoyed experience - owners were very good, attentative - Hot tub was brilliant.

Reviewed by Lesley 11th March 2022

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This house is absolute luxury and highly recommended. We all had a fantastic time. The smart living is great and so easy to use. The connecting music throughout the house was one of our highlights. The cinema room is excellent with the huge projector screen and very comfortable seats. The hot tub is so relaxing and the views are gorgeous. The houseRead more is fully stocked with everything you need. The large bedrooms have the most comfortable beds. Thanks to John and Angie for a welcoming stay. Hide

Reviewed by Maureen 26th February 2022

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A fabulous big cottage with lots of room for a family of 8 to relax. The cinema room was a huge hit and the hot tub was fabulous! Go if you can!!!

Reviewed by Becky 30th December 2021

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We had a fantastic stay at Taigh Gleusta. The house is fantastic - immaculately clean, great communal spaces, comfy beds and excellent smart features to control lights, temperature and music throughout all rooms. The cinema room and hot tub were a real highlight. John and Angie were amazing hosts, so welcoming when we arrived and easy to contact atRead more any time. They also left a lovely welcome hamper!! We hope to return soon! Hide

Reviewed by Sue 23rd December 2021

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Wonderful house, fabulous location and views. Property owner friendly and very easy to contact. We would return in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by Isobel 26th November 2021

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Lovely ,comfortable, spacious ,house with all we needed and more. Hot tub and cinema room were a highlight. John and Angie were great hosts and made sure we had all we needed when we arrived in the middle of storm Arwen!

Reviewed by Melanie 23rd October 2021

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Stunning cottage, we was all very impressed. Cinema room is perfect for raining days cottage had everything we needed. The hot tub was amazing especially with the views. The owners Angie and John were lovely very helpful and made you feel right at home. This cottage is stunning we will definitely be coming back. Perfect

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