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Cosy Cottages On Scottish Country Estate - Stable Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Stable Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Charming country cottage on a working estate in the Scottish countryside. With wooden beams, panelling, window shutters and a log fire.

Fluffy cotton towels and luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen

Dogs allowed in this cottage, sleeping in kitchen only.


About the property

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Barn & Stable Cottage both sleep four in a double and a twin room. One cottage has been recently refurbished but still retains its old country charm, with open fire and wooden beams. The second cottage was converted from Estate barns to a cosy cottage with modern facilities. The location, in the Ochil hills, feels remote but is only 4 miles from nearest town and 1 mile to a friendly pub/restaurant.


Property Manager
BEV WILSON
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About BEV WILSON

Hello, we are Bev & Drew and we live on and manage a lovely Scottish country estate for a family trust and let out the mansion house plus two cottages for holidays.

BEV WILSON purchased this cottage in 2013

Guestbook comments from the manager

Fantastic greeting with lovely eggs, bread & marmalade + milk for a wee brew. Stunning views, beautifully decorated cottage. What a great place to get away from the daily hustle & bustle. Pretty sunsets + lots to take in + photograph! Will definately plan to return & will recommend! Visited Doune Castle, Trossachs, Loch Lomond, Glenfiddich, Glencoe, Fort William, Hopetoun House, Stirling Castle, Cairngorms, Aviemore, Newtonmore. Trecked at Castle Rednock. Thanks for a wonderful peaceful stay!
May 2017
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Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Bookings taken via email. All payments preferred via PayPal but will accept cheques too. 30% Deposit required on booking with balance payable 8 weeks before holiday. A refundable Good Housekeeping Deposit of £150 is also required for each cottage - due 1 week before and refunded 1 week after your stay.

Please note full refunds are not given for cancellations made less than 8 weeks to your stay.

Changeover Day:
Saturdays - arrive after 4:00pm; leave before 10:00am

Notes on prices:
Prices include VAT and are stated for each property but we are open to all reasonable offers.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dunblane in Stirling

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , On ground floor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking double - can be two singles, with prior notice
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Can be 1 superking-sized bed with prior notice
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Stable Cottage is set over two floors, carpeted throughout with vinyl flooring in bathroom & kitchen. Large dining kitchen and separate cosy lounge with open log fire. Two roomy bedrooms upstairs - one with superking bed, the second with twin beds. Both cottages have electric heating to all rooms, hot water is also powered by electricity. Cots an high chairs available on request. Luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen, bedspreads/blankets and ample fluffy white towels are all provided. Outside: The gardens surrounding all of Cauldhame are around 20 acres, with a further 200 acres making up the whole Estate, with the opportunity to take in the lovely surrounding countryside direct from your doorstep. Ponds, streams, woods and fields with several species of birds, wild flowers and animals to be heard or spotted all around

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Stable Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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Fantastic cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely stay. Central to Dunblane and Stirling with easy access to Trossachs etc. Got to visit so much. Bev and Drew were very accommodating. Lovely and cosy cottage. Would definitely recommend and will definitely plan to return! Thanks for a much needed peaceful break away x

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gemma, So glad you enjoyed your stay here & thank you for your kind comments. Bev
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5

Great peaceful location, spectacular surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cottage at short notice after our Greek holiday fell through last minute in August. We ended up having one of our best family holidays at this cottage. It was clean; Bev the manager was very welcoming and our special requirements were also accommodated (anti-allergic bedding).

The cottage is conveniently located for sights and outdoor activities, as well as some great restaurants nearby. Our 2 children loved exploring the area. Highly recommended accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous location well equipped will return

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was one of the best cottages we have stayed in would highly recommend this to everyone. Great location and plenty to do but not far from anywhere

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Looking forward to your return visit. Bev & Drew
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5

An excellent week in Stable Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Stable Cottage. It was clean and well maintained and the beds were really comfy. The provisions Bev left for us were very welcome and the gooseberry jelly was delicious. Drew very kindly left kindling and peat for us and we had a few roaring fires in the evening. The grounds were lovely to walk in and Dunblane is very close with a variety of places for coffee and food. There is a very good butcher if you choose to cook and the Sherrifmuir Inn is fabulous if you don't (600 yards from cottage). The Trossachs are within easy reach as are many historical sites. Don't buy sandwiches if you visit Loch Katrine! We would highly recommend Stable Cottage and hope to visit again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Nice simple cottage for rural Scottish holiday

  • 5 of 5

Description was accurate and location lovely. Cottage was clean and comfortable. For 4 people a dishwasher would be an advantage! The manager was friendly and helpful, internet was free and pets were allowed.Main attraction is walking but Dunblane, Bridge of Alan and Stirling and Perth are accessible by car. Wallace `Monument and Stirling Castle can be visited and many other attractions further afield. A pub on Sherriffmuir is within walking distance. Would recommend this cottage to friends who enjoy a peaceful very rural Scottish holiday with suitable clothes for the great outdoors!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful cottage, lovely rural setting.

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable, directions to cottage were good and the facilities were as advertised. Bev made us very welcome with a tour of the very clean and well presented cottage and to contact her if we had any questions or problems during our stay. Bev was very approachable and hospitable. The homemade bread, delicious jam and local eggs on the kitchen table, very comfortable super king bed (good quality bed linen and towels), comfortable sofas to relax on (we're tall so it was nice to have decent sized seating) overall ambience of the cottage including the welcome and the care taken of the surrounding areas around the cottage was very good and we will definitely be recommending Cauldhame to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
38.5 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sheriffmuir Inn
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Dunblane Golf Club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Dunblane
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M9
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sheriffmuir Inn
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Aberdour
Car: necessary

Travel:

Glasgow & Edinburgh Airports are both within 1 hour driving. Rail station in Dunblane 4 miles away, taxi to property available. Use of car recommended.

Distances:

4 miles to Dunblane

9 miles to Stirling

Just over 1 hour by car to Edinburgh and Glasgow

Further Details:

Tesco, Co-op and M&S Food supermarkets in Dunblane. Also two excellent butchers, a chemist, post office, gift shops, florist etc. and RBS and Bank of Scotland branches (both with cash machines) on Dunblane High Street.

Sheriffmuir Inn within 1 mile and several pubs/restaurants/cafes in Dunblane.

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