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Farmhouse Courtyard Cottage, near Stirling

The Monty Python team looked for the holy grail at nearby Doune Castle, but if they had travelled a few miles west they would have discovered this treasure of a cottage instead.

Forming part of a farm courtyard, this 19th century cottage is available to hire on a self-catered basis for a group of up to 8 guests. Recently refurbished the cottage now offers comfortable and traditional accommodation to a modern standard. The open plan living and dining area is a large welcoming space for everyone to relax. The well equipped kitchen will cater well for this group size. The bedrooms are all twin bedded rooms with their own shower room. The spacious games room provides perfect entertainment for all ages. The main section of the cottage has oil fired central heating, with the living room and one of the twin room sections with electric heating. It has been modernised and refurbished to a high standard. With gardens to the front and the farm to the rear, this is a delightful cottage to enjoy a rural holiday. Situated in a quiet rural setting, though being close to Stirling, there is parking available for 4 cars and it also has access to an outdoor tennis court.

The sitting room is larger than you might expectThe elegant dining table seats 8 guests The kitchen is compact and well equippedThe games room Three of the bedrooms are located off this hall

Living Space

Reception rooms

There is one large living space which is split between the seating area and the dining space. The seating area looks like a classic elegant sitting room you would find in a country house rather than a cottage, with comfortable sofas and armchairs and prints of game birds on the walls. With a warming wood-burning stove and TV, this is a lovely setting to be entertained in. In the converted garage space which adjoins to the cottage is a games room/sporting room, which houses a table tennis table, wood-burning stove and is adorned with antlers, taxidermy and rod holders for fishing rods. There is also access to a tennis court within the grounds.

Kitchen / Dining

The kitchen is beyond the living space in the centre of the house and it is a classic rectangular space, which has been well designed to maximise work space and storage. With 4 electric hobs and oven, along with the microwave, there is plenty of cooking capacity for the numbers involved. A dishwasher and fridge/freezer are located in the kitchen, whilst a chest freezer can be made available in the games room. There is one large living space which is split between the seating area and the dining space. This dining section is elegantly set-up, with a fine dining table that can seat up to 8 people, surrounded by a dresser and antique pictures on the wall.

  • Accommodation, ground floor
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fishing
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Games Room
  • Heating, Central
  • Internet Access
  • Logs, initial supply
  • Microwave
  • Oven, hob, electric
  • Table Tennis Table
  • Tennis Court
  • TV, Sky
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Wood burning Stove
A twin bedroomOne of the four comfortable and well presented twin bedrooms Three of the cottage's four bedrooms have ensuite bathroomsThis is a lovely cottage with comfortable rooms One of the bathroomsA charming and cosy bedroom with ensuite bathroomEn-suite shower room to the twin bedroomThe annexe twin room, with traditional wood clad walls and ceiling

Bedrooms & Bathrooms - Sleeps 8

The 4 bedrooms can be found in two distinct areas, with 3 of them located beyond the kitchen off the main corridor and the other bedroom located near the front entrance. Off the corridor, there are 3 twin-bedded rooms, all with their own en-suite shower rooms. The other bedroom near the front is also a twin-bedded room, but it has a ramp access to the living space and a separate shower room and w.c in the hall. This section is electric heating only, compared to the other 3 bedrooms which have radiators from the central heating system.

  • 2 Twin Bedroom/s With Ensuite Bathroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom With Shared Shower Room
  • 1 Twin Bedroom/s With Ensuite Shower Room
Self catering holiday cottage near StirlingThe cottage is located on a farm in rural StirlingshireA self-catered holiday gem set in beautiful Scottish countrysideThe holiday cottage and surrounds enjoys marvellous countryside views

Grounds & Surrounds

Set on a working farm, it is surrounded by fields. Located 10 miles from Stirling, a few miles away from Doune, this property is centrally positioned, being only 46 miles from Edinburgh and 36 miles from Glasgow. With a general store and additional shops in Doune, major supermarkets can be found in Stirling. Blair Drummond Safari Park is nearby and is a perfect day out for families. Stirling Castle, Doune Castle and the Wallace Monument are within easy reach. Fishing is available on the Teith. There are many golf courses in the area including Gleneagles. The nearest distillery is Springston Distillery.

Conditions

Security Bond

The owner requires a fully refundable security bond to be paid within 7 days of the holiday start date.
This owner has chosen to use our secure online payment service to collect this bond from guests.

Check in / Check out

Guests are welcome to arrive from 4:00pm and are asked to depart by 10:00am on the day of departure.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

Cancellation Policy - Strict

Included in the rental

Linen, towels, electricity and heatingand an initial supply of logs for the wood burning fire

Notes & Warnings

Please note there is no washing machine. A cleaning service for clothes can be arranged with the house with advance notice.

Dogs are welcomed in the games room of this property only.

Stag and Hen bookings may not book this property, unless discussed in advance for approval. Neither the Owner nor the Agent will accept any liability should a booking be confirmed as a consequence of non-disclosure of the above which may later result in a booking cancellation by the Owner. For more information on this matter please speak to a member of our staff.

LocationStirling

One of the most historic cities in Scotland, Stirling has a rich heritage based around the Wars of Independence. The magnificent Stirling Castle was a site of historic importance. The grand National Wallace Monument overlooks the Battle site at Stirling Bridge, where the patriot and martyr Sir William Wallace won a famous victory. The Old Town is packed with medieval and renaissance architecture, and cobbled streets, but there is also a bustling modern city centre, where you can find an array of shops and restaurants. Kings Park, Stirling’s largest park is fun for the family, with a golf course, and beautiful walks, as well as extensive playground equipment for the kids, crazy golf and a skate park. 

Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire sits in the very centre of Scotland. The county town of Stirling itself is considered a gateway to the Highlands. The town and indeed the shire of Stirling has played a tremendous role in Scotland’s historical wars for Independence; with William Wallace’s defeat at the Battle of Falkirk, and Robert the Bruce’s famous Battle of Bannockburn, there are now several sites of historical interest to visit. The town of Falkirk lies in the Forth Valley, and boasts the impressive Falkirk Wheel, a rotating boat lift. The town of Blair Drummond is home to the Safari and Adventure Park; a fantastic family day out, and Edinburgh and Glasgow are both popular for day trips. Other towns of interest in Stirlingshire include Bridge of Allan, Grangemouth and Denny. To the west lies the Trossachs National Park, and the east shores of Loch Lomond. The spectacular highland beauty found here is ideal for nature lovers, and explorers.

Central Scotland

Incorporating the two largest Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, Central Scotland is a hive of activities and attractions for visitors, and there will be plenty to entertain you on your trip. For a family outing try Edinburgh Castle, for a day at the beach try the Firth of Forth coastline, for shopping you can’t beat either city centre, or if you just want soaking up some Scottish landscapes try Perthshire’s rolling southern lowlands, and wilderness of its highland. Whatever takes your fancy, the central counties can offer it all. Airports at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Prestwick offer great transportation links for those coming from afar.  

Area Stirlingshire Type of location Farmland Nearest shop 2 miles Nearest supermarket 10 miles Nearest pub 2 miles
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh 39 miles
Glasgow 45 miles
Nearest Train Station
Stirling 10 miles
Doune Castle is near enough for a picnic

Reviews

Feefo is an independent feedback service used by Scotts Castle Holidays to give you an opportunity to see how other guests feel about this property.

19th August 2013 Excellent 

Owners were a lovely couple- friendly and welcoming. House very comfortable, table tennis a great hit with all the family. Enjoyed the tennis also. A lovely area to visit and loads to do. Would definitely consider returning to this house. Loved your dogs too. Thank you very much.

Always happy to help, so glad that you all had a nice time.

Don't forget to ask about our Loyalty discount scheme if you decide you would like to re book!

Naomi
Scotts Castle Holidays
Email: sales@scottscastles.com

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