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Sleeps 25 9 Bedrooms Plus a 2 Bedroom Cottage. Indoor Pool, Pool Table, Wifi

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Last updated: 07/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gartocharn house description

High Wards is a large and very spacious holiday home. Together with a 2 bedroom cottage, the house can sleep 25 people in total. High Wards welcomes Bridal Showers and we can offer beauty and catering options. The house is also ideal for Corporate entertaining, there is sufficient room for helicopter landing and we have a wide selection of catering menus available.
The main house offers 9 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms spread over two floors as follows:-
The First Floor:-
A master bedroom with king-size bed and dressing room. The bathroom has a double shower, large freestanding bath, double sinks and w.c.
A twin bedroom with house bathroom next door. There is a large separate shower, bath, wash hand basin and w.c
There is a twin room with an additional trundle bed which can sleep a 3rd person. This room also has an en-suite shower room.
A double bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom.
Finally there is a family room which is a double bedroom with an adjoining twin bedroom. You have to walk through the double bedroom to access the twin room; therefore, we recommend this room for 2 adults and 2 children. There is also an en-suite shower room accessed via the double bedroom.
The Second Floor:-

A double room with king size bed and en-suite shower room.
A twin room with trundle beds which can sleep 4 in total and an en-suite shower room.
Finally a double room with a wood burning stove and en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, wash hand basin and w.c.

The Ground Floor:-
There is an exceptionally large reception room with seating for 20 and stunning views towards Ben Lomond. There is a telescope and 4 sets of binoculars available so you can watch the wildlife from the window. There is a large pop up flat screen TV and open fire. A pool table sits at the far end of this room.

There is a TV / games room with a cupboard full of games for children of all ages, a conservatory with a dining table to seat 16, sofas and open fire and then the open plan kitchen with dining table to seat 18. The conservatory is next to the kitchen.

The kitchen has a double oven and 5 ring induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, sandwich-maker, bread maker, George Forman Grill, blender & mixer. There are 2 large sub-zero fridges and one sub-zero freezer. Doors from the kitchen lead directly to the patio.

Also on this floor there is a double cloakroom, boot room, utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and indoor heated swimming pool.

Outside:-
The house sits in 98 acres of ground next to an RSPB wetland habitat nature reserve which is home to many species of birds including white fronted geese, pink footed geese, ospreys and whooper swans.
The patio has 2 sets of tables and chairs and a large gas BBQ.
There is a tennis court and a children play area with Wendy house and swings and slides.

The Cottage is located further up the driveway and is a single story building with a double and twin room, bathroom, shower room, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, dining room, sitting room and conservatory.

Example Catering Options:-

3 course Dining menus

Starter course
Seared tuna nicoise salad with waxy potatoes, vodka mayo and soft boiled quails eggs & celery salt
Dorset crab – dressed white meat, claw arancini, & fennel puree, watercress and poppy seed crouton
Dolchalette with sticky figs, Parma ham & mustard seed micro herbs
Aubergine KuKu – middle Eastern take on the frittata with sharp barberry’s, saffron and roast garlic, dressed lemon salad

Main course

Lamb scotadetta – Lamb shanks cooked in lemon and juniper served with potato dauphinoise and honey carrots
Pan roast corn fed chicken with pancetta skirlie and buttered kale, smoked red wine sauce
Roast breast of corn fed chicken, Bombay potatoes, wee buckwheat poppadum’s, smoked cumin sauce & buttered kale
Seared hake fillet with shrimp and samphire potato cake and hollandaise sauce
Butternut and chickpea tagine with lemon couscous and flat breads

Dessert course

Cinnamon rum baba with rum and raisin ice cream and popping candy
Whisky mac cheesecake with stem ginger ice cream and candied lychee
Creamed rice pudding with roast plums and toasted homemade marshmallow
Real custard tart with stewed rhubarb and roast banana ice cream
£32.00 per person

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25, Beds for 11-25

          Bathrooms: 10 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Bridal Shower Pamper Parties:- 15 minute treatments £10 per person (£8.50 pp if more than 10 treatments booked) Nail File and Polish Nails are filed and painted (nails should be polish free) Foot File and Polish Nails are filed and painted (nails should be polish free) Back and Shoulder Massage De Stress those tense shoulders with this deep massage Scalp Massage Great for headaches and tension Mini Facial Cleanse, Exfoliation, Tone and Moisturise Lower Leg and Foot massage Relax those aching feet Hand and forearm Massage Eyebrow Shape Define those brows ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Pool Table

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Luxury

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries

              Location Type

                  • Rural

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Tennis

                  Arrival Day

                      • Friday

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining:

                            Plus dining table in conservatory which sleeps 16...moreless

                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Seating for 18 people

                          General

                          • Internet
                          • Fireplace
                          • Wood Stove
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking
                          • Living Room

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Tennis

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Rental rates quoted in: £
                              Dates Nightly Wknd Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event

                              Mar 1 - Jul 3, 2014
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,435 £4,273

                              Jul 4 - Aug 28, 2014
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,588 £4,785

                              Aug 29 - Sep 18, 2014
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,588 £4,785
                              Ryder Cup
                              Sep 19 - Oct 2, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £10,000

                              Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2014
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,588 £4,785

                              Oct 31 - Nov 6, 2014
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,588 £3,598

                              Nov 7 - Dec 18, 2014
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,550 £3,400

                              Jan 9 - Mar 26, 2015
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,991 £4,273

                              Mar 27 - Apr 16, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              £3,418 £4,273

                              Apr 17 - May 21, 2015
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,991 £4,273

                              May 22 - May 28, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              £3,418 £4,273

                              May 29 - Jul 2, 2015
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,991 £4,273

                              Jul 3 - Sep 3, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              £5,025

                              Sep 4 - Oct 15, 2015
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,991 £4,273

                              Oct 16 - Oct 22, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              £3,418 £4,273

                              Oct 23 - Oct 29, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              £4,785

                              Oct 30 - Dec 19, 2015
                              2 night min stay

                              £2,991 £4,273

                              Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2015
                              5 night min stay

                              £5,040 £5,355

                              Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


                              Additional information about rental rates:

                              We will pre-authorise your credit or debit card for £1000.00 as a security deposit. This will be taken 2 weeks prior to your arrival and directions to the property will be forwarded at this point. We will then release the authorisation on your card within 7 - 10 days of your departure providing the house has been left in good order. Credit card payments attract a charge of 2%, Amex 2.6% while other methods do not incur a fee. There is an additional £28.00 Booking Fee.
                              These rates are for the house only sleeping 21 in total. If you require the cottage please add £150.00 per night RYDER CUP DATES INCLUDE TRANSPORT TO STIRLING FOR SHUTTLE TO GLENEAGLES

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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 07/12/2014
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                              Location

                              39 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Glasgow
                              0.5 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Loch Lomond
                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Balloch
                              20 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              M8
                              0.5 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Loch Lomond
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Cameron House
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Cameron House
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Cameron House

                              The house is within easy access of Glasgow airport and there are trains from the airport which run to Balloch Station, approximately 16 miles away

                               

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                              • High Wards

                                High Wards

                              • Dining Table

                                Dining Table

                              • Snooker table

                                Snooker table

                              • Master Bedroom

                                Master Bedroom

                              • Master En-Suite

                                Master En-Suite

                              • En-Suite

                                En-Suite

                              • Second Floor En-Suite

                                Second Floor En-Suite

                              • Double / Twin Room

                                Double / Twin Room

                              • Double / Twin Room

                                Double / Twin Room

                              • Twin En-Suite

                                Twin En-Suite

                              • En-Suite to Twin with Trundle Beds

                                En-Suite to Twin with Trundle Beds

                              • Cottage Twin

                                Cottage Twin

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Drawing Room

                                Drawing Room

                              • Sitting Room

                                Sitting Room

                              • Master En-Suite

                                Master En-Suite

                              • Second Floor Double En-Suite

                                Second Floor Double En-Suite

                              • First Floor Double

                                First Floor Double

                              • Second Floor Double En-Suite

                                Second Floor Double En-Suite

                              • Double / Twin En-Suite

                                Double / Twin En-Suite

                              • House Bathroom

                                House Bathroom

                              • Twin with Trundle Beds

                                Twin with Trundle Beds

                              • Cottage Double

                                Cottage Double

                              • Pool

                                Pool

                              £3,400 - £10,000 per week (GBP)
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                              11 Bedroom / 10 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 25

                              View calendar: Updated 07/12/14
                              Email manager

                              01845597614

                              Speaks: english
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