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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
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
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
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
Early Autumn Sep 5 - Sep 25, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Autumn Sep 26 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Winter season Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015 7 night min stay
Easter 2016 Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Early Spring Apr 2 - Apr 29, 2016 7 night min stay
May Holiday Apr 30 - May 6, 2016 7 night min stay
Spring May 7 - May 20, 2016 7 night min stay
May Holiday May 21 - Jun 3, 2016 7 night min stay
Early Summer Jun 4 - Jul 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Summer Jul 2 - Jul 29, 2016 7 night min stay
High Season Jul 30 - Sep 2, 2016 7 night min stay
Late Summer Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016 7 night min stay
Early Autumn Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2016 7 night min stay
Autumn Oct 29 - Dec 16, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
VAT Tax Rate20%
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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
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.
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Direct booking on www.finnichcottages.com
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