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Luxury Glass Fronted Houses with 180 Degree Views near Forfar, Angus, Scotland

Forfar, Dundee and Angus, Scotland, Europe
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Luxury Glass Fronted Houses with 180 Degree Views near Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Bed views Birds eye view Exterior Huge windows
Pool views Dining views Chair Stylish interiors
Dining Log burner Night time views Interiors
Sunset from pool Setting Bed Bedroom
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Price: From £190 per night
One Off Places rating: 6 reviews (6 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
House / Villa
Property Setting
  • Near the Sea
  • Village / Rural
Exterior Facilities
  • Garden
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
Interior Facilities
Internet Access
  • Beach nearby
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Therapies
  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Child Friendly
  • Other rental properties on site
Please note that the map is to provide an indication of the area and may not be exact.
Special Offer

From 1st August 2020 to 10th October 2020

10% discount on 7 nights or more and 100% refunds for cancellation (for any reason) made more than 2 days but less than 60 before arrival.
Discount available for holidays taken till Feb 2021 and booked by end Sep.

One-Off Feature

Set on a family farm in Scotland, Balbinny is a unique self-catering development which comprises glass-fronted Steadings which make full use of their outdoor space. The houses are stylish and unique, and boast 180 degree views across the river South Esk towards the Angus Glens and the rugged Cairngorms beyond. 

General Info

Imagine a place which combines history and sustainability with luxury and contemporary design, a place that offers not just rolling farmland and country living but also mountain views and deserted beaches. Welcome to Balbinny.  With private features and a range of modern facilities to share between the three steadings, the setting is unbeatable. Where better to rest your head after a day exploring the beautiful rural county of Angus?

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

Balbinny sits in the Angus countryside between the market towns of Forfar and Brechin, both of which provide local amenities. There is an extensive network of footpaths accessible from the grounds, leading past the famous Aberlemno Pictish Stones and along the banks of the Lemno burn, and the houses are also ideally placed for exploring the empty beaches at Lunan Bay and St Cyrus as well as the Angus Glens. Glamis Castle and the impressive House of Dun are both within easy reach, Dunnotar Castle is just 40 minutes away, and the cities of Dundee, Perth, Aberdeen and St Andrews are all within an hour’s drive. And don’t forget the huge number of golf courses in the area, not to mention the opportunities for kayaking, fishing, skiing and country pursuits. 

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
Balbinny feels remote but is just 3 miles from the A90. The airports at Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow are all an easy drive.

Nearest Airport:
Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow

Nearest Train Station:
Forfar and Brechin

Nearest Ferry:


Nearest Restaurant:
Forfar and Brechin

Nearest Beach:
Lunan Bay

Nearest Shop:
Forfar and Brechin

Car Hire:


Accommodation Details

Interior Details
Corrugated roofs, recycled stone and renewable energy make these Scottish hideaways truly sustainable but the interiors are slick and modern. The Steadings (of which there are three altogether) each have two en-suite double bedrooms, feature staircases and open plan living areas with sofas, TVs and kitchens with granite-topped surfaces. Music is provided wirelessly through ceiling speakers and all the mod cons are provided.

Exterior Details
Each bedroom opens onto a private garden area and the houses have glass-fronted heated balconies from which to enjoy the stunning views. On site you will find a glass fronted spa and gym complex which comprises a fitness suite, an indoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a treatment room. There is also a tennis court and a multi-games sports pitch.

Conditions of Rental
A 30% deposit is required.

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