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The Garrique, By Kippen, Stirlingshire, FK8 3JN

Garrique Cottage

 Holiday Rental 
 

ABOUT

Nestled in the hills west of historic Stirling, and less than an hours drive from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, Garrique Cottage is an ideal base for exploring Scotland. Quiet and spacious, with spectacular views, it sleeps six or seven and is single storey, so is good for small children or the infirm.

Garrique Cottage is perfect for those wanting space, privacy and comfort combined with easy access to lots of activities. It enjoys panoramic mountain views and offers a variety of walks, bicycle rides and bird watching. A hard tennis court is available for visitors.

Kippen, with its two gastro pubs, two delicatessen/cafés, village shop  and historic church is only four miles away by road or half an hour’s walk along ancient footpaths. Blair Drummond Safari Park and The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park are close by. The City of Stirling, with its castle, shops and numerous supermarkets is a twenty minute drive, and the Wallace Monument, Doune Castle (Game of Thrones) and the Falkirk Wheel are all in easy reach. Glen Coe, Inverary, St Andrews, the Scottish Borders and Loch Ness can each be visited within a day. Golf courses at Aberfoyle, Balfron, Callander, Dunblane and Stirling all welcome visitors.

The cottage has a Certificate of Excellence and 5 star rating from Trip Advisor.

Please note: Out of consideration to those with allergies we are unable to welcome smokers or pets.  

 

Three bedrooms

Two bathrooms

  • A double bedroom (6 foot wide bed) with space for a third bed (provided) and can create private ensuite with shower room by the closing door in corridor

  • A twin bedroom with view into garden

  • A bunk bedroom (sturdy 1.9 by 0.9 metre bunks, unsuitable for under 5s)

  • A shower room with WC, basin, heated towel rail and shaver point

  • A family bathroom with bath/ shower attachment, basin and WC and a third WC is situated near the back door

 

AMENITIES

Fully Equipped Kitchen + BBQ

Includes electric oven,  5 burner gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, larder fridge, fridge freeazer, coffee machine. BBQ outside.

Lovely Garden

 

French doors open out to a south and west facing terrace with a large picnic table and steps down to the sheltered garden

Two comfy sitting rooms​

 

Kitchen sitting area with comfy sofa and a TV. A separate sitting  room looks out to the hills

with TV/DVD, books & games

Free Wifi

 

Free Wifi included

Laundry​

Washing machine and tumble dryer plus indoor hanging space. Iron & Ironing board. Weekly Maid service

Highly Accessible

1 hour from Edinburgh or Glasgow International airport and 30 mins from Stirling railway station.

Off road parking included

 

GALLERY

 
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THINGS TO DO

Historic Stirling

Visit Royal Stirling Castle & old city,

the Wallace Monument and the

Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre

Other activities within 20 min

Fishing, Ice Skating, Theatre, 

Hiking, Mountain Biking,

Horse Riding, Walking, Cycling

Golf & Tennis

Hard tennis court on the farm and 7 golf courses within 30 minutes, 

5 of which welcome visitors

Blair Drummond Safari

"Scotland's wildest day out"

Blair Drummond Safari Park is 15 minutes away by car

Walking & Nature

 

Enjoy forestry & woodland walks from the house, looking out for hare, deer, red squirrels, rabbits and many birds

Touring by car

Glasgow (45 min) Edinburgh (1 hour)

Gleneagles' 3 golf courses, spa & Michelin star restaurant (40 min) 

Inverness (3 hours), Glencoe and Glenshee (ski runs) within 2 hours

GUEST REVIEW

'Even though we did not spend much time in the cottage (there was so much to discover around) we enjoyed every minute of it, and really appreciated coming back every evening after a long day spent exploring Scotland. We’ll definitely have to come back.'

French visitors in April 2018 

 

PRICES

Weekly prices for up to 6 people from £495 to £795, inclusive of central heating, hot water, and bedlinen.

+£100 per week for 7 people. Towels are provided for overseas visitors.

Short breaks from November to March (excluding Xmas and New Year). £90 a night with a minimum of four nights.

Normally Saturday to Saturday. Guests welcomed from 4 pm, check out time 10 am.

For the best prices contact the owner direct on fiona@thegarrique.com

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