The Pheasantry

The Pheasantry offers an idyllic, historic experience, sleeping four, in comfortable self-catering accommodation. Heated by a wood-burning stove, the chocolate-box cottage allows you to slow the pace, and relax in the quietude of the picturesque gardens and meadows at Mayen.

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Large traditional kitchen and fresh eggs from the Mayen hens.
Bright twin room.
Picturesque cottage exterior with lush private garden and vines climbing the façade.
Fresh flowers from the garden.
The sunny living room of the Pheasantry cottage with wood burning stove.

Originally built as a laundry for Mayen House, The Pheasantry is a traditional granite cottage, with a warm and calm atmosphere, in the heart of the stunning Deveron Valley.

Adjacent to the estate’s Walled Gardens, the charming, listed building has been lovingly reimagined into a very special family holiday cottage.
The Pheasantry is complete with beautiful antique furniture, woodburning stove, full kitchen, freestanding roll-top bath, especially comfortable beds decked in luxury linen and a private garden with a gas barbecue and dining furniture.

Catch a glimpse of the abundance of flora in the Walled Garden from your bedroom window, before stepping outside to explore it’s secrets.


Living Room

  • Wood Burning Stove with unlimited Logs
  • 4G WiFi
  • Television
  • Soft Seating
  • Dining Table
  • High Chair


  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Electric Double Oven and Hob
  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Coffee Machine
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Materials


  • One Kingsize Bedroom 
  • One Twin Bedroom 
  • Crisp White Linen
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Walled Garden Views
  • Hairdryers
  • Travel Cot Available
  • Stair Gate


  • Freestanding Period Bath
  • Separate Shower
  • White Fluffy Towels
  • Scottish Fine Soaps
  • Heated Towel Rail 


  • Private Garden
  • Gas Barbecue
  • Garden Dining Furniture
  • Private Parking
  • Shared Secure Bike Storage

House Rules

  • Suitable for Infants and Children
  • Not Pet Friendly
  • No Smoking/vaping
  • No Parties


Please note that The Pheasantry has a central heating system, powered by a woodburning stove in the living room, logs are provided. The Pheasantry is on two levels, with the bedrooms and bathroom upstairs. The Pheasantry is not pet friendly. The cottage is suitable for infants, please advise if you require a cot and high chair, there is a stair gate.


The Pheasantry's chocolate box exterior.
The sunny living room of the Pheasantry cottage with wood burning stove.
Traditional wood burning stove and tiles with baskets of wood ready to keep you warm.
Open plan kitchen and living room with family dining table.
Large traditional kitchen and fresh eggs from the Mayen hens.
Vase of thistles and other flora with cheese board and Mayen chutney.
Sunny double bedroom with stunning views of the garden.
Double bedroom and antique wardrobe.
Unique fairytale window seat.
Bright twin room.
Family bathroom with roll top bath.
Outdoor seating in the private garden.

Your Escape

Stroll through the 700 acres of woodland and meadows, stopping for a picnic or afternoon tea with a view across the valley.
Enjoy the river, by wild salmon fishing with a dedicated ghillie, or simply by taking a long walk along its banks, returning to the warmth of the wood-burning stove.
This idyllic scottish retreat will allow you to escape from it all, to enjoy eachother’s company in stunning surroundings.

Bailies cottage private garden and chocolate box exterior with fire pit and seating.
Comfortable living room with large wood burning stove.
Large family kitchen and dining table.
Classic twin room perfect for children.
Bright double bedroom with views of the the sunny private garden.

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