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Charming Four Star Cottage Near Drymen, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Cottage in Drymen, Stirling, Central Scotland - Ideally Located For Touring And Exploring, Glasgow & Stirling 30 Mins, Edinburgh & Perth 1 Hour

This self catering cottage near Loch Lomond, Scotland provides luxury self catering accommodation for 4 people in 2 bedrooms, which can be double or twin as required.

There is a small garden with seating area, and private off road parking.

Sunny and south facing, Ballat Smithy Cottage is the ideal base for a self catering cottage holiday in Scotland, located only a short distance from the world famous 'Bonnie Banks' of Loch Lomond, and equally close to Rob Roy Macgregor's Trossachs homeland; Stirling and Glasgow are a half hour drive away, Edinburgh and Perth one hour, and much of Argyll, Perthshire, Ayrshire and South East Scotland is accessible in less than two hours. For those who do not wish to venture too far there are many wonderful scenic drives, walks and attractions close to the cottage.

Dating from the late 18th Century this charming cottage is ideally situated in lovely countryside midway between the tranquil east banks of Loch Lomond and the breathtaking grandeur of the Trossachs; a very central base for walking in Argyll, the Trossachs, Perthshire and the Southern Highlands. Golf, fishing, cycling, horse riding and numerous other activities are all nearby.

For more details or to book direct with the owner please visit www.ballatsmithycottage.com

More Details

Anne Currie
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 February, 2017

About Anne Currie

Hello, my name is Anne Currie and I am the owner of Ballat Smithy & Ballat Smithy Cottage. The cottage is attached to my house, and I will be here to welcome you when you arrive. I am available any time to help or answer any queries you may have.

Anne Currie purchased this cottage in 1988

Why Anne Currie chose Scotland

This is a wonderful place to live, in a beautiful rural location yet near to villages and within an easy journey of city locations.

What makes this cottage unique

The rental includes everything, heating, hot water, electricity, bed linen and towels - we do not impose extra charges on our guests. The cottage kitchen has coffee, tea, etc and guests receive our welcome pack of home made, local and Scottish provisions. The owner is on hand to help you choose what to do and to answer any questions you may have. The cottage is in a beautiful scenic setting, and our location makes it easy to explore Scotland's wonderful landscapes, historic places and lively cities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'What an amazing job you've done here at Ballat Smithy! You truly live in an enchanted area of the world which we've been privileged to visit.'

'One of our most relaxing holidays in a beautiful setting and lovely comfortable accommodation.'

'A beautiful well designed cottage which made our holiday a most enjoyable one.'

'What a lovely cottage; we have had a restful week in glorious scenery.'

'A lovely cottage where we felt at home. And the best

raspberry jam we ever had!
Jan 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
January, February
3 Jan 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May, June
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July, August
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September, October
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November, December
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas, New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of GBP100 is required to secure the booking, and the balance is due 8 weeks before you arrive. We can accept payment by GBP cheque or Bank Draft, BACS transfer, Credit or Debit card or PayPal. Please contact us for details.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday but we can often be flexible so please ask. Short breaks are available outwith peak times.

Check in any time after 16.00, and check out is by 10.00 on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices displayed are per week. Please contact us if you would like to book a short break. Short break prices start at GBP70 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Balfron Station, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , One step up into bathroom
  • 1 bathroom with electric shower over bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 1 double bed & wash basin, Bedroom 2 with twin beds plus cot or child's bed if required. Both rooms can be double or twin as required.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: No smoking. We are sorry but we do not allow pets. Outside: There is a small private garden with patio and outdoor furniture. Private parking for up to 2 cars. Utility Room: Tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included in the price, beds are made up for your arrival. Cleaning & linen change offered for lets of more than 1 week.

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