Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Located in a quiet residential street in Glasgow's West End near Hyndland Road and Byres road, this modernized ground floor apartment in a traditional red sandstone tenement block is less than 5 minutes walk from shops, and many cafes and restaurants. Cottiers Theatre and restaurant is at the end of the road ! and a 15 min walk takes you to many tourist attractions eg Botanic Gardens, University Avenue. Bus and subway connections to the city centre, train stations and airport are also within a 5 minute walk.
The apartment features two double bedrooms (a 5 ft bed in the main bedroom), a fully fitted kitchen, a comfortable lounge and dining area and a modern bathroom. An additional fold down bed suitable for a child is also available and a high chair. Facilities include digital tv, wifi and a washing machine. The apartment has double glazed windows and gas-fired central heating. The kitchen is fitted with oven, hob, grill & microwave, fridge/freezer and all necessary utensils, pots & plates. Our guests will always find coffee, tea & sugar and biscuits in the cupboards. Bed linen and towels are included in the price.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Troon 42 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow International Airport 13 km, Nearest railway: Partick 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
Street parking available.
The apartment is non smoking and not for party celebrations.
The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region
Glasgow, Scotland's largest city has become an increasingly popular destination. Its many attractions and vibrant social scene make it a great choice for a city break.and its excellent transport links make it a good centre from which to explore West and Central Scotland.
Loch Lomond with its stunning scenery is only 14 miles north of Glasgow, the largest freshwater loch/lake in Britain it offers a range of water sports as well as relaxing cruises.Beyond Loch Lomond are the Trossachs and the dramatic scenery of the Highlands. Glencoe,Oban and Fort William are all easily reached for a day trip.
To the Southwest the Inverclyde coastal towns offer spectacular panoramas accross the Clyde Estuary to the Argyll hills.Further down the coast Ayrshire is famous for it's beaches, golf courses and as the home of Robert Burns.
South of Glasgow is the Clyde Valley Tourist Route a scenic route to the upper reaches of the river Clyde and the World Heritage Site of New Lanark.
To the east the capital city Edinburgh with its famous castle, beautiful old town and atmospheric streets is easily reached in an hour by car, train or bus.
Glasgow has a year round buzz with a lively arts scene, the best shopping outside of London, a wide range of cultural activities, all against a backdrop of outstanding Victorian architecture.
One of Glasgow's most famous sons was the architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh whose influence can be seen throughout the city; Willow Tea Rooms, House for an Art Lover in Bellahouston Park and The Glasgow School of Art .These along with the World famous Kelvingrove Museum and Art Galleries and the Burrell collection make Glasgow a fantastic city for a short cultural break.
The main shopping centres are Buchanan Galleries, St Enoch Centre and the upmarket Princes Square and Italian Centre offering unique boutiques as well as major chains.There are also shopping Malls outside the city centre eg Braeside ,Silverburn.
Glasgow has many family friendly attractions eg the new Riverside Museum of Transport, Science Centre and its many large parks with good children's play areas.
THE WEST END
The apartment is ideally located to explore the stylish West End and to have quick easy access by bus or underground to the city centre. Caird Dr is only a few minutes from from Byres Rd, Hyndland Rd and Dumbarton Rd. Byres Rd is the hub of the West end and has a lively mix of cafes, bars, boutiques and restaurants .At the top of Byres Rd is the famous ORAN-MOR a thriving Art and Entertainment Venue and the Botanic Gardens with its lovely grounds and many glasshouses including the beautifully restored Kibble Palace. Further down Byres Rd is Ashton Lane where you will find a cinema,live music,great bars and renowned Ubiquitous Chip restaurant.
Amongst the many major tourist attractions within a comfortable 15 min walk from Caird Dr are Glasgow University, with Hunterian Museum and Mackintosh House, Kelvingrove Park and Kelvingrove Art Museum and the new Riverside Museum University all within in a comfortable walk,
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7 Sep 2014
"Everything we could have wanted!!!"
We stayed at Fiona's flat for 6 nights and it was everything we could have asked for. The first floor flat is on a quite street and a short walk to the Subway station to get anywhere to do anyth… More
1 Sep 2014
"Fantastic location and facilities - recommended"
We stayed here in August 2014 and had a great long weekend. We were travelling with a 5 week old baby and found the facilities excellent, with a travel cot supplied and so useful to have a washing mac… More
31 Aug 2014
"Lovely place to stay."
This is a great place to stay, located close to shops, restaurants, the subway, and the university. It is well equipped and immaculate, with comfy beds. It was quiet both at night and during the day. … More
28 Aug 2014
"Spacious, comfortable and good location"
We stayed at Caird Drive for 5 nights and wish it had been much longer. The flat was very comfortable and had plenty of room. It was so nice to have a bath!Views from front and back did not make you f… More
17 Aug 2014
"Will stay at this flat again!"
Caird Dr was our home for 7-8 days in November 2013. It is the ideal flat in a great west end location. Easy walk to grocery, shopping, subway and train. Owner and hosts are friendly/hospitable peo… More
Dear Guest ,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Caird Dr, it is appreciated .I am glad you enjoyed your stay ,I am sorry we weren't able to accommodate again this year ,but hope to welcome you back ahen you next visit Scotland .
Regards Fiona Reed
8 Jun 2014
"Lovely flat, perfectly located."
My brother and I spent a great four days exploring Glasgow from this clean, very well-equipped flat. It's in a good area, perfect for getting easily into the city centre as well as going to the c… More
2 Jan 2014
"Home away from home"
Apartment was very comfortable, clean and warm. Lovely comfortable bed in the master bedroom. Like a home away from home and made such a difference to our trip to Glasgow. Fiona accomodated us with v… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review ,it's much appreciated. I am glad you found Caird Dr ,homely and comfortable.
Hope we can welcome you again !
30 Sep 2013
"Perfect apartment in a great area"
My first visit to Glasgow and I am so glad we stayed in this lovely apartment in the West End. We wanted for nothing and it was so quiet, which was a real surprise. The apartment has everything one … More
12 Sep 2013
"One of the best"
This was one of the top 2 or 3 self-catering flats we have ever stayed in - and we've stayed in a lot in the UK, Europe and the US. Stylish and comfortable, ideally situated in a blissfully quiet… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay in Caird Dr .We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found the flat very comfortable and agree that it is a very quiet street but also has very easy access to good restaurants and all the activities of the West end .We hope to see you again !
22 Aug 2013
Our stay at Caird Drive apartment made our time in Glasgow a really unforgettable experience. The apartment in itself is amazing and also its location is ideal, situated in a quiet area but still clos… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review .I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Caird Drive and found the flat comfortable.As you mention this area has the advantage of very good transport links .We hope to see you again ! Fiona Reed
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