to our cosy and secluded holiday cottage situated in private
grounds overlooking the River Earn, 4 miles south of Perth,
Built in 1777 as ancillary accommodation to Dunbarney Manse,
it housed stabling and cattle stalls, a carriage room and
a lean to piggery - long since gone!
The self catering cottage is situated in the former Rovers
Den which was used as a meeting room by various Church
for over 200 years until 1991 after which it was briefly
as an artists studio and architects office. It takes it's
name from the Rover Souts who used it as a meeting place.
Perth is an ancient city and its cathedral, St. Johns,
dates back to 1241.
The Rovers Den offers moden luxury accommodation in a stone
built cottage and is suitable for 2 people. It is split
inside with the upper level housing the bedroom. On the
ground floor there is a large living area with a kitchen
alcove, superior shower room and utility room.
To the front (south) and rear (north) are decking area
with garden furniture from which there are extensive views
through almost 300 degrees:
To the north is Moncrieff Hill, a Woodland Trust reserve
and walking area located between the Earn and Tay rivers.
To the west are long distance views towards the Grampians
and the south Lomond hills.