Nestled away in the charming village of Gargunnock, this traditional, detached stone built cottage dates back to the late 1800s and has been renovated to provide a welcoming, spacious holiday cottage. From your front door you can walk to the local inn providing good quality food and drink. The friendly shop is well stocked with provisions and there are plenty of walks through the countryside. The hills around the village have splendid views over to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and Ben Lomond. For guests who enjoy exploring the local area by bike, there are numerous quiet roads and pathways through the countryside and to the neighbouring village of Kippen. There is trout and salmon fishing on the nearby Lake of Mentieth and you will need a licence. Enjoy a round of golf on one of the numerous golf courses nearby and Gleneagles Resort can be reached in under 45 minutes.
A great location for exploring the local area, Stirling is only 6 miles away and offers guests an abundance of historic and popular attractions to visit and explore, including Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument. Stirling has something to suit all ages and tastes with many popular events held at the Toll Booth and Albert Halls. There is a regular Farmers Market offering local produce, as well as many various pubs, restaurants and a shopping centre. For fans of the epic TV series Outlander there are several places to visit that were used in the filming, Doune Castle is only 15 minutes' drive and others can be reached in under an hour.
At the edge of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Briar Cottage is an ideal location for outdoor activities or a scenic drive through breathtaking scenery with lochs and mountains. The motorway network is only 10 minutes away and less than an hour takes you to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Dundee. If you would prefer to leave the car then Stirling railway station has a frequent regular service. Shop 600 yards, pub and restaurant 500 yards.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, 40" Freeview Smart TV, iPod dock and wooden floor.
Dining area: With wooden floor and patio doors leading to garden.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, induction hob, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail (Jack and Jill shared with bedroom 2).
Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
Bedroom 3: With twin beds and sloping ceiling.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet, heated towel rail and sloping ceiling.
Air source central heating (underfloor on ground floor), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars; additional on road parking. No smoking.