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

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Inner courtyard (Rowan Cottage to left of arch)

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Description

Birch cottage: Scotland 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.

About the Property

Four cottages with one or two bedrooms

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.

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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: 03/14/2017
 

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Additional information about rental rates:

You can book directly on our website , www.finnichcottages.com, or contact us through the contact details. Yuo can pay with Paypal or simply with a bank transfer 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% discount
Between Beginning October and End of May the heating will be charged .There is an electricity meter in each unit with a thermostat to adjust the heat . towels, bed linen, soap and shampoo. and wireless free Internet connection are free. Laundry with washing machine and tumble dryer is available at £ 2.00 per load. Please observe our No smoking in the house policy. dogs are allowed but we will charge £ 15.00 per week for each dog.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 82 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • 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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • downstairs cloakroom: toilet

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • 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

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • 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
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

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

Kitchen

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

Outside

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

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Last updated: 03/14/2017
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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 Stirling, UK:
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.


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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Direct booking on www.finnichcottages.com
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/14/2017

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Photos

  • Inner courtyard (Rowan Cottage to left of arch)

    Inner courtyard (Rowan Cottage to left of arch)

  • 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,  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 living /dining-room

    Sycamore cottage living /dining-room

  • Sycamore cottage, bedroom with king sized bed

    Sycamore cottage, bedroom with king sized bed

  • 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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