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Luxury Cottages Created Within a 19th Ct. Steading, Set in Private Parkland. - Oak Cottage

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

On line booking on own website : www.finnichcottages.com

The cottages have been created round the courtyard of the beautiful 19th Century red sandstone steading which has recently undergone a total renovation programme. Each cottage has been rebuilt to the highest standards of convenience and comfort while retaining the character and features of the old buildings. In addition to the landscaped courtyard with its large communal games room, each cottage has access to an outdoor patio with views out over the woods and fields.
Each cottage is furnished and equipped to the highest standard with a large living area and wooden floors, a modern fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and a living area with comfortable sofa beds and armchairs. All windows are double glazed with full length curtains or blinds and all are equipped with Sky TV, DVD/CD player and wifi. Each unit has a separate central heating system with ample supplies of hot water for the luxuriously fitted bathrooms and showers. There is a shared laundry and drying room with facilities for ironing.

Oak Cottage: Helensburgh Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 447396ha

Oak cottage sleeps 4-6 A two bedroom cottage on two floors facing South and West. Downstairs is a living area with a long modern kitchen which has a round dining table and a glazed door leading to a round walled private patio. The living area has stunning views across the fields and is fully furnished with a leather sofa-bed and comfortable armchairs. There is a separate downstairs cloakroom with WC and basin. The beautiful wood stairs leads to two bedrooms on the fully carpeted first floor. The master bedroom with a king-size bed has a long window facing West with outstanding views. It has its own wash basin, hanging cupboard and a dressing table. The second bedroom with twin beds has ample cupboard space, a dressing table and an antique writing desk. Between the bedrooms is a large bathroom with basin, bath with shower unit and a full length hot towel rail, and WC. Oak cottage is light, airy and beautifully proportioned and offers visitors luxury with serene peace and quiet

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 990 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Oak cottage: 1 king

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  • Room 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • The fully carpeted master bedroom has a long West facing window with views across open fields and woodland for 30 miles. It Is fitted with an extremely comfortable king size bed, dressing table, wardrobe, and its own wash hand basin. The second bedroom has twin beds, 2 bedside tables, a cupboard, dressing table and an antique desk . Both bedrooms have central heating radiators....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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  • Between the two bedrooms is a modern luxurious bathroom with bath, powerful shower and glass shower screen. There is a built in vanity unit with cupboard space, a WC and a full length heated towel rail. On the ground floor is a separate claokroom with WC and hand wash basin....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Finnich Steading cottages are perfectly placed for visitors to explore some of the most beautiful scenery in Scotland. The Loch Lomond National Park provides a huge range of outdoor activities including water sports, hiking and biking. The famous West Highland Way passes through the charming village of Drymen a short distance away. Riding, golf on a variety of courses and fishing on the river Endrick can all be arranged. The local area provides a range of friendly pubs and small restaurants, art galleries, a range of shops, and an excellent medical center. Glengoyne Distillery is only 3 miles away and caters for visitors seven days a week. Alternatively visitors may just want to relax in the peaceful surroundings and enjoy the woodlands and countryside of the estate and the many walking paths close by. The cottages are perfect for family holidays. Children will love the freedom the grounds provide and pets are welcome if warning is given in advance....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

£622

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer
Jun 27 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

£720

Changeover Day: Saturday

High Summer
Aug 1 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

£839

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Autumn
Sep 5 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay

£556

Changeover Day: Saturday

Autumn
Sep 26 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay

£490

Changeover Day: Saturday

Winter season
Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

£490
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

£700

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Included

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You can book directly on our website , www.finnichcottages.com, or contact us through the contact details.

Yuo can pay with credit or debit card via Fabpay or transfer the money via bacs.

For short stays please contact the owner for availability and rates.

For bookings from Beginning of October to End of April we are charging extra for the heating cost ,


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glasgow
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
in village of Croftamie
55 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Rosyth
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Strathendrick Golf Club, Buchanan Castle Golf Clu
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Main Station Glasgow
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Old Mill , Killearn
60 Miles
Nearest Beach
Argyllshire

Car: Necessary

Finnich Steading cottages are perfectly placed for visitors to explore some of the most beautiful scenery in Scotland. The Loch Lomond National Park provides a huge range of outdoor activities including water sports, hiking and biking. The famous West Highalnd Way passes through the charming village of Drymen a short distance away. Riding, golf on a variety of courses and fishing on the river Endrick can all be arranged nearby. The local area provides a range of friendly pubs and small restaurants, art galleries, a range of shops, and an excellent medical centre.

Glengoyne Distillery is only 3 miles away and caters for visitors seven days a week. Alternatively visitors may just want to relax in the peaceful surroundings and enjoy the woodlands and countryside of the estate and the many walking paths close by. The cottages are perfect for family holidays. Children will love the freedom the grounds provide and pets are welcome if warning is given in advance.

Other Activities: Boating of all types on Loch Lomond; Walking, West Highalnd Way 4 miles

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Andrew and Marguerite Dewar Durie bought this estate when Andrew moved to Scotland to run a large Whisky Company based in Dumbarton . His Family originally came from Fife and Andrew is the Chief of the Duries. He is also a member of the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs. If you are interested to trace back your ancestry, this is where you should base yourself. Marguerite is Austrian and is an Interior Designer. She has planned and designed the beautiful cottages.

Why the Owner Chose Helensburgh:
Finnich Malise Estate had been little cared for for many years and presented a major and exciting challenge to us when we bought it. First priority was to repair and re-decorate the beautiful Georgian house and then to start recovering the parkland with its 200 year old trees. A separate project was to completely re build the derelict 19th century Steading buildings and convert them into 4 holiday cottages. The projects continue with the recent planting of 9 ha of mixed Scottish woodland.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The uniqueness of the Finnich Malise estate which was evident to us when we first saw it, was its location. Close enough to Glasgow and Stirling but positioned in its own 200 acres of grounds to give total peace and tranquillity, with stunning views to the western North over the National Park and with easy access to Loch Lomond , 5 miles away.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Direct booking on www.finnichcottages.com

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Photos

  • Oak cottage kitchen/dining /living area

    Oak cottage kitchen/dining /living area

  • Oak living room with spectacular views

    Oak living room with spectacular views

  • twin bedroom

    twin bedroom

  • Rowan cottage living area with spectacular views

    Rowan cottage living area with spectacular views

  • Rowan cottage: double bedroom with beautiful views

    Rowan cottage: double bedroom with beautiful views

  • Sycamore cottage living /dining-room

    Sycamore cottage living /dining-room

  • Sycamore cottage, bedroom with king sized bed

    Sycamore cottage, bedroom with king sized bed

  • Inner courtyard (Rowan Cottage to left of arch)

    Inner courtyard (Rowan Cottage to left of arch)

  • Birch cottage,  double bedroom with king-size bed

    Birch cottage, double bedroom with king-size bed

  • View westward from the cottages

    View westward from the cottages

  • Boats at Balmaha on Loch Lomond and Inchcailloch island

    Boats at Balmaha on Loch Lomond and Inchcailloch island

  • Oak cottage,  living area

    Oak cottage, living area

  • Oak cottage main bedroom

    Oak cottage main bedroom

  • Terraces for the cottages with access to the garden

    Terraces for the cottages with access to the garden

  • Rowan cottage

    Rowan cottage

  • patio adjacent to cottages

    patio adjacent to cottages

  • Sycamore cottage; view to hall, kitchen and bedroom

    Sycamore cottage; view to hall, kitchen and bedroom

  • Sycamore cottage, kitchen

    Sycamore cottage, kitchen

  • Birch cottage living area

    Birch cottage living area

  • Birch cottage kitchen

    Birch cottage kitchen

  • Wonderful scented azaleas and rhododendrons by the walled garden

    Wonderful scented azaleas and rhododendrons by the walled garden

  • River Endrick at Drymen Bridge, with Strathendrick Golf Club in the distance

    River Endrick at Drymen Bridge, with Strathendrick Golf Club in the distance

  • Finnich steading building

    Finnich steading building

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Direct booking on www.finnichcottages.com
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/01/2015
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