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House / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 3

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House / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

We are are friendly home, a holistic business in the Royal Burgh of Rutherglen. We are welcoming all visitors to Glasgow and surrounding areas from all over the world. The house is within walking distance for the Commonwealth Games. We offer a carefully cooked full Scottish breakfast, or breakfast of your choice, keeping you satisfied until lunch time. From here you can reach the City Centre in 5-7 Minutes by train. The local station is 5 minutes walk from the house and many tourist attractions are only 15mns away by car, train or buses. Local tourist buses leave George square regularly and tour Glasgow and the surrouding areas. You will be able to visit many attractions by using the bus and getting off where you want to visit. From the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to The Oldest House in Glasgow.SECC (Scottish Exhibition Centre) SEE Hydro is about 8 minutes by train and you can reach it quicker this way than if you are staying in the City Centre. The train goes to the Exhibition Centre Train Station. It is then just a short walk over the covered bridge to the Exhibition Centre.Modern Family house facing onto the Cathkin Braes which you can see from the guest room. About 3 minutes by car to Hampden Park, 10 minutes away from City Centre Glasgow. 45 minutes- 1 hour from Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Festival. 5 Minutes by car to Celtic Park and Emirates arena. Buses every 10 minutes to Celtic park area Convenient for Celtic Connections and Pipe band championships. Train from Rutherglen about 10 minutes direct to Conferences in SECC, SEE HYDRO Music Concerts, Theatre & Shows. (website hidden)We have 1 large triple room with double bed and single bed, dvd player, tea making facilities, microwave and fridge. There is a large double wardrobe in the room and 6 drawers for clothing. There are at least 12 Bath towels and hand towels for your use in your room. The bathroom is shared with me but on the whole you will have most use of the bathroom. particularly in the morning.Breakfast can be enjoyed in the dining part of the kitchen in the morning. Breakfast is varied from self service - continental / Cereals & fruit etc to Scottish cooked Breakfast,depending on my availability to make breakfast for you. We try to be flexible on this and it's really only occassionally I won't be available for full Scottish breakfast.Rutherglen has a small park just down the hill if you just want a short walk. There is a shopping centre and pubs and carryout food and restaurants in the Main Street (3 minutes away). For buses and train it is only a 5 minutes walk for trains / buses, which takes you into Glasgow City Centre in 6 or 7 minutes by train, 10 minutes on the bus. . Taxi service on Main Street or by phone (you are welcome to call from here). Museums shops and bus tours all 15 minutes away from Rutherglen. SCOTTISH EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE CENTRE is approx. 9 minutes away by train, then from platform you walk through a glass tunnel and arrive at the door for SECC, the music hall, The Rutunda restaurant and three hotels. HAMPDEN FOOTBALL STADIUM is about 3 minutes from the house by car. All tourist attractions within 15 minutes drive from the house. Loch Lomond is about 40 Minutes away with spectacular views of Scotland. Balloch at Loch Lomond and helensburgh by the sea can be reached by train. You could also have an art lesson and draw Loch Lomond from the house instead of sitting outside. Art lessons in pastels are £20 for one painting and one person or £30.00 for two people. There is a bus from the airport which takes you into the City Centre called the airport shuttle and the cost is £4.50 single fare approx.. This will take you in to the Central Station and you go to the lower level and can get a train to Rutherglen. Platform 16 on Lower Level brings you to Rutherglen Station.IT WILL ONLY TAKE YOU ABOUT 7 MINUTES TO WALK FROM THE STATION TO OUR HOUSE. You can get a taxi from the TSB bank if you have heavy cases because we are up a hill. The taxi's are private hire and cheaper than normal taxi's.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach 1 hour away Troon, Ayr, Prestwick and Helensburgh
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: 15 Minutes on Motorway M74, Nearest railway: 7 Minutes away from house the station is Rutherglen
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Glasgow region

Rutherglen received the status of Royal Burgh in 1126 by Royal Charter from King David I of Scotland who ruled from 1124 to 1153. In the 14th century Walter Stewart, father of King Robert II, was granted Farme Castle. This was located close to Farme Cross in the east of Rutherglen, and stood until the 1960s.

Rutherglen was a centre of heavy industry, having a long coal mining tradition which died out by 1950. J&J White’s Chemical Works (later ACC Chrome&Chemicals) in Shawfield, which was in existence from 1820 to 1967, produced more than 70% of the UK’s Chromate products including chromic acid, chromic oxide pigment, sodium and potassium chromate and dichromate. Today there is a significant legacy of soluble [chromium (VI)] waste in the area. Rutherglen, and most of the towns encircling the city, are dormitory suburbs of Glasgow.


We have a main street with lots to do and it's a short distance to City Centre by train bus or car. There are plenty of shops restaurants library carry out food shops pubs town hall. The railway station is 7 Minutes from the house and you can go down the stairs which is a shortcut to the Main Street,Buses and Railway Station.

There is a lovely park called Overtoun Park and although it only takes about 10 minutes to walk around most people just walk round a couple of times.

There are all night large supermarkets Superstores quite near by car taking 3/4 minutes to get there, or a 15 minute walk away. A large supermarket ALDI is at the bottom of our road. The Main Street has a small mall/ shopping centre and has large pubs which serve good wholesome food and there are smaller pubs, small restaurants and cafe's, one of which stays open late at night and you can still eat inside. The town hall has a lovely café during the day and there are several cafe's along the main street some with outdoor seating. The Town Hall hosts events regularly.

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