The Leannan Boathouse is a bolthole for two in the Angus countryside offering views of tranquil woodland and pretty fishing ponds.

Staycations Scotland 2021: Victorian boathouse on an Angus estate features two balconies with stunning countryside views

Perfect for a couple looking for a tranquil break away from it all, this historic hideaway on the banks of a fishing pond dates back to 1855.

The Leannan Boathouse offers luxurious self-catering accommodation for two tucked away in the country resort of Forbes of Kingennie, five miles north of Dundee.

With glorious woodland on either side, the beautiful bolthole has two beautiful south-facing balconies with stunning views.

Inside, everything has been renovated to a high standard, adding luxurious contemporary touches to the traditional building and perfect fot a summer staycation.

The first floor contains a stylish stone-floored kitchen and living area with every convenience you would expect, including a dishwasher, washing machine, and classic dining table.

The peaceful lounge has original stone-clad walls, a period fireplace, a wooden floor, comfy leather sofa and high-tech plasma-screen digital TV and sound system.

Take the staircase down to the master bedroom with a bespoke kingsize bed and Tempur ‘body-shape moulding' mattress, while the luxury extends into the en-suite bathroom, with a magnificent ‘waterlily' Jacuzzi that’s large enough for two.

French doors lead out to the large lower balcony, ideal for dining alfresco under sunshine or starlight.

You can also take advantage of all the amenities on the estate, including dining at the Waterside Restaurant or Cairn O' Mount Bar, playing the Kingennie Golf Course or casting a rod into the fishing pond right outside your front door.

You can book the Leannan Boathouse at

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