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

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.

Sycamore cottage: Helensburgh Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 447396ha

Perfectly placed to make the most of Loch Lomond, Sycamore Cottage is a charming conversion of an old steading bakery. The holiday cottage is newly and freshly renovated and consists of a double bedroom with a king sized bed and a shower room with a large powerful corner shower. The pretty new kitchen leads into the open plan living room with a dining table and chairs, comfortable sofa and easy chair, TV, DVD and audio equipment. A large glazed door leads onto the paved patio with lawns and old trees stretching away into Finnich's parkland.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 44 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 Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom with large double bed (can also be separated into twin beds as it is 'zipped and linked' ) two bedside tables with lamps, wardrobe and dressing table...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Modern bathroom with a corner shower cubicle with strong shower. Basin, vanity unit, some shelves and a WC....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Finnich Steading Cottages lie at the southern edge of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park which is the 4th largest park in the British Isles. With its romantic scenery, diverse wildlife and vast choice of outdoor activities available, there is something here for everyone! For those who just want to relax, the peace and tranquillity of the Finnich Estate with woodland walks and an easy stroll up to view points to Loch Lomond and the Highlands is all you could wish for. Walking - the National Park and the surrounding hills provide a full range of routes to suit all abilities, from strolls along the shores of Loch Lomond to climbing to the peak of Ben Lomond. The West Highland Way also passes through the nearby village of Drymen. Cycling - Mountain Biking on routes throughout the National Park or more leisurely cycling between the many places of interest including the West Loch Cycle Path. Water Sports - Loch Lomond provides a full range of aquatic sports from sail...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • 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
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

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
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

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

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May Holiday
May 2 - May 22, 2015
7 night min stay

£350

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Summer
May 23 - May 29, 2015
6 night min stay

£350

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early Summer
May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

£512

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£510

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£565

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£410

Changeover Day: Saturday

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

£390

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

£500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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You can pay with Paypal (charges will be passed on to you) or with a bank transfer.

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

Monthly bookings will get a 25% discount

Between October and May we may make and additional charge for heating.

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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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

  • Sycamore cottage living /dining-room

    Sycamore cottage living /dining-room

  • 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, 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 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; 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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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Direct booking on www.finnichcottages.com
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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