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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.
Birch cottage: Helensburgh Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 447396ha
Birch Cottage. 2 double bedrooms, living room, dining/ kitchen area, downstairs WC /basin, patio leading to garden
A two bedroom cottage over two floors with a private patio shared with the other cottages. The ground floor consists of a comfortable living area with a large South facing window furnished with a comfortable sofa and armchairs and is open-plan through to the modern fully equipped L shaped kitchen and dining area. There is a separate downstairs cloakroom with basin and WC.
A glazed door leads out from the dining area onto the South facing stone and brick patio leading to the park.
Hemlock wood stairs lead to two bedrooms which are fully carpeted, one with a king size bed and the other with twin beds. Between them on the landing is a modern bathroom with shower and vanity unit.
There are two double bedrooms. One has a large double bed with a very good mattress and luxurious white linen.
The second has twin beds (standing as a large double bed or can be separated) and an armchair which turns into a comfortable single bed if required. For the 5th bed there will be a surchare of £ 10.00 per night ...moreless
Bath has a very good shower over with shower screen. Modern elegant fittings and a vanity unit with plenty of storage space. Hot towel rail...moreless
Finnich Steading Cottages lie secluded in the tranquil countryside of their own 220 acre rural estate on the edge of Loch Lomond National Park outside the quiet village of Croftamie. Sitting in peaceful elegance among the rolling hills and ancient woodland, Finnich Cottages provide all the comforts and high standards you’d expect from a luxury holiday let. They offering breathtaking uninterrupted views to Ben Lomond yet are conveniently only 15 miles from the outskirts of Glasgow.
The Cottages have been lovingly restored around the courtyard of a beautiful 19th Century red sandstone steading with a thoughtfulness that combines luxury with practicality. Each cottage has been renovated to the highest standards of convenience and comfort whilst retaining the character of traditional features.
At Finnich Cottages we specialise in providing luxury accommodation and a wonderful experience that supports the local community and environment ....moreless
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
Refundable Damage Deposit£50
The prices are for 4 beds . If there is a fifth guest we will charge £ 10.00 per night per person. Extra bed for children under 8 years are free.
For bookings from Beginning of October to End of April we are charging extra for the heating cost , if it is required.
For short stays please contact the owner for availability and rates.
Monthly bookings will get a 25% d
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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
Primary:+44 7909694941on line booking at www.finnichcottages.com