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

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Rowan cottage living area with spectacular views

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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.

Rowan cottage: Helensburgh Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 447396ha

Rowan Cottage: One double bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room The entry to the cottages is through the arch into the central court yard and each cottage has its own entrance door from the inner courtyard. Rowan is a one bedroom cottage with a king size bed and memory mattress. The light open plan living area with its fully equipped L shaped kitchen area has a large west facing window giving views across the parkland to Ben Lomond. There is a round pine dining table with four chairs and a comfortable sitting area with a sofa bed for one adult or two children. The modern bathroom is fitted with a large shower unit. The cottage is suitable for partially disabled guests with wide doors. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a dishwasher, fan oven, a 4 ring ceramic hob, fridge and microwave. Rowan cottage combines the perfect blend of modern convenience within a traditional setting.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 48 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • The bedroom has a king size bed with two bedsie tables, a cupboard with ample hanging space and a dressing table. From a large South facing window you have spectacular views over the fields to the rolling hills and in the distance (30 miles) you can see Ben Lomond. Because the steading building is set in its own grounds and the nearest public road is 2 miles away, you will have a wonderfully peaceful night . Sheep and birds will be the only sound you might hear....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • The bathroom has a large corner shower cubicle with an excellent modern shower, a vanaity unit with ample storage space, a mirror cabinet and a WC. The bathroom has enough space for a wheelchair and there is only a very small step into the corner shower ....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The cottage has wheelchair access and as it is on one floor only it is suitable for disabled guests . There are plenty of scenic paths and a private road, where a wheelchair can be pushed safely. Please contact owner before booking to make sure that the cottage has everything you require ....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

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 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • 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

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
early Spring
Apr 11 - May 1, 2015
3 night min stay

£357
May Holiday
May 2 - May 22, 2015
3 night min stay

£350
Early Summer
May 23 - May 29, 2015
3 night min stay

£437
Early Summer
May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
3 night min stay

£544
Summer
Jun 27 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

£550

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£635

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£446

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£420

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

£550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

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

You can pay with Paypal( chargeable bank charges ) or simply with a bank transfer.

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

Heating between October and End of May will be charged at the metered rate. there is a thermostat in each unit to adjust the hea


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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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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

  • Rowan cottage living area with spectacular views

    Rowan cottage living area with spectacular views

  • 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: 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 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

    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
    1
  • 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
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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