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The Steading Farm Cottage In The Trossachs With Pool And Hot Tub

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Gartmore, Nr. Stirling, Scotland - Peaceful Rural Location

The Steading at Back Borland holiday cottages. Situated in the fantastic location of the Trossachs National Park, these beautifully renovated 18th-century barn conversions, accessed via a rough track, lie in a peaceful location offering breathtaking views over Ben Lomond and the Menteith Hills. Gartmore is the perfect setting for those who love outdoor pursuits, with hundreds of kilometres of forest track easily accessible. Back Borland has two large fields, both with a stream running through them, in which guests are welcome to take children and/or dogs. The ‘endless’ swimming-pool provides optimal swimming conditions for a single swimmer and the current can be adjusted to a preferred level of difficulty. Even without the current, it still makes a lovely sized pool in which children can swim and have fun.

Notes on accommodation:

Accessed by a rough farm track; please note that vehicles with a low ground clearance may struggle.

More Details

Owner
Rosie Lang
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Rosie Lang

Back Borland Holiday Cottages is run by Rosie Lang and her husband Dave. We provide great holiday accommodation, friendly service, in an amazing location.

Rosie Lang purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Rosie Lang chose Gartmore

Stunning location with high degree of privacy.

Extremely centrally located.

Loch Lomond 20 mins / 10 miles

Glasgow 45 mins / 26 miles

Stirling 30 mins / 20 miles

Edinburgh 1 hour / 50 miles

What makes this cottage unique

Peace and quiet, coupled with excellent leisure facilities seldom found shared between only 2 cottages.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Had a fantastic weekend break! So relaxing, & loved the personal touches as well as the 'endless' pool & hot tub. Highly recommend it & can't wait to come back!" - Julie, Glasgow 19-1-2014



"Beautiful cottage, loved the Cava & cake! Will definitely be back, & have already recommended the place!" Robert & Kelly, Glasgow, 3-1-2014



"Thank you for a lovely relaxing break, you made us feel really welcome. Cottage amazing, scenery amazing, hot tub amazing!" Ann & John, Chapelhall, 11-10-2013
Sep 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gartmore in Stirling

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Jacuzzi bath and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Sleeping capacity: sleeps maximum of 2 in a king sized bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Accessed by a rough farm track; please note that vehicles with a low ground clearance may struggle. Outside: Adjacent garden area with summer house, BBQ available. Heated 'endless' swimming pool (16' x 10') and hot tub with fabulous views, shared with just one other cottage, each having 4 hours per day private use, as well as plenty of '1st come, 1st served' time. Utility Room: Washing machine and drier available in out building next door. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provide. Please bring extra towels if you are intending to use the leisure facilities.

Reviews

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The Steading Farm Cottage In The Trossachs With Pool And Hot Tub
average rating of 4.4210525 based on 20 reviews
5

Gorgeous cottage in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and exploring the area. The pool and hot tub are great and the views are stunning. The track wasn't as bad as we expected and we managed this without any problems.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, idyllic setting!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned home from the most relaxing stay here. Rosie and Dave are lovely hosts and we’re very thankful to have stayed at their lovely property. It’s in the most beautiful rural location with easy access via car to Loch Lomond and Glasgow and Stirling. There are some lovely walks around the area and a village shop nearby stocking all of the essentials. The view from the hot tub was second to none and perfect after a day walking! We didn’t want to come home and hope to return soon.

Thank you!

Rebecca and Oliver

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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STIRLING
5

Tranquil and relaxing cottage with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to thank you for a utterly relaxing trip. The cottage was perfect with everything you need. The views from the hot tub was something else. I had the most enjoyable birthday. The welcome gifts of flapjack and bubbles was a lovely touch. Our dog loved the fire and the fresh air. We would love to come back it was just perfect!

Jen,Robert & Alfie

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fantastic 3 night break at The Steading Farm Cottage. It really is in the middle of nowhere so perfect for a romantic break or as a base for exploring The Trossachs.

The cottage itself has everything you need including one of the comfiest couches we have had in a holiday home. The log burning stove and Jacuzzi bath were fantastic.

There is very little light pollution in the area so watching the stars from the hot tub is a must.

The prosecco and home baking on the table when we arrived were just the cherries on top of a very creamy cake.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the wonderful review, Jill! We hope very much to welcome you back soon. Gladto hear you enjoyed the home baking and fizz - and that you had great starry skies from the hot tub!
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5

Peaceful retreat 24th- 27th October

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely few days away at The Steadings.

Prosecco and cakes on arrival . Set in a lovely location . Accommodation was clean and had everything we needed. Nothing was too much trouble for Rosie during our stay.

Grandson loved the pool and hot tub. Ideal location for peace and quiet and some lovely walks very close by. If you want to get away from it all for a few days then try this place out

Ged & Jean

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ged and Jean, Thanks so much for the great review, it's much appreciated, as was the lovely comment in the visitors' book: so pleased that you hope to come and stay again, we shall look forward to welcoming you next time! Thanks also for leaving the cottage immaculate! Best wishes to you all, Rosie and Dave
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5

Nice cottage with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Great stay with friendly owners hot tub had amazing views I would defiantly recommend a visit for anyone fantastic

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the lovely review. We put a lot of time and effort into our cottages, and trying to ensure our guests have a great time while they're here, so we really appreciate your positive feedback. We hope you'll be back for a third visit next year!
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Location

Travel:

Glasgow and Edinburgh airports both av=bout 1 hours drive. Car essential. Free parking.

Distances:

Stirling 20 miles

Glasgow 26 miles

Edinburgh 50 miles

Further Details:

Fantastic central location for reaching lochs, mountains, cities, castles. Loch Lomond just 15 minutes drive; watersports and pony trekking both available locally. Good village pub.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10
Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner. 25% deposit required to secure booking, balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival.


Changeover Day:
Please contact owner. Saturday is our usual changeover day, but we can be flexible with this. Please ask!

Notes on accommodation:
Accessed by a rough farm track; please note that vehicles with a low ground clearance may struggle.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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