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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

This well furnished, cosy 'home from home' is ideal for a peaceful getaway in a peaceful town in the heart of Scotland nestling at the foot of the scenic Ochil Hills. With two bedrooms, spacious living area, well equipped kitchen and well appointed bathroom, it provides an excellent base for exploring the activities and history of Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire. For keen walkers the Ochil Hills provide breath-taking views and for golfers the apartment is ideally located for access to many golf courses. The apartment is only 45 minutes from both Edinburgh and Glasgow making it an ideal base to visit these cities too. It is located only 10 minutes drive from Stirling University and only 30 minutes from Gleneagles making it an ideal base for watching the Ryder cup golf tournament. The central location within the town provides easy access to a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants as well as a banks, post office and other important facilities. The town has no train station but a regular bus service takes you directly to Stirling Railway Station in less than 30 minutes. We welcome pets and their owners.

The apartment has Wi-Fi, Sky TV in the living room and in one of the bedrooms, DVD and CD player and a fully equipped kitchen with all mod cons. For business travellers we also have a desk and work area within the main living space.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Stirling 6 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking

The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region

Alva is located at the foot of the Ochil Hills which provide a beautiful scenic backdrop. At the heart of Central Scotland the apartment makes a great base to explore this area steeped in history and boasting wonderful scenery and wildlife as well as many activities for the whole family. Wallace's Monument, Stirling Castle, and the Bannockburn Battlefield are all close by and the Ochil Hills provide some spectacular landscapes for walkers and cyclists.

Gleneagles Hotel and golf course are only 30 minutes away making Alva a great base if you are coming to the Ryder Cup.


Alva is a small, friendly hill foots town in the heft of Central Scotland at the foot of the Ochil Hills. It boasts beautiful scenery for walkers and cyclists including the Alva Glen reaching deep into the hills. The town has many shop, amenities and good bus links to surrounding areas including Stirling, Stirling University and Alloa. It is only a one hour drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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19 Oct 2014


"Ideal holiday apartment, well equipped and great location."

Lawrence had it all in this apartment it was like a home from home, The Wii was a great thing to have as the boys were on it every chance they got, we woul mod definataly go back as it all just could … More

15 Aug 2014


"Feels like home"

A bright flat well looked after, very comfortable as well as clean. The owner is very friendly, well organised, straightforward. Our stay was absolutely trouble-free. We very much enjoyed being there… More

21 Jan 2014


"Home away from home"

Had a lovely stay in this spacious apartment. Has all the mod cons and is located right in the centre of town. I travel to Scotland regularly and it's great to be able to rent a place in alva. Ow… More

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Calendar last updated:19 Nov 2014

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