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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
**Due to last minute cancellation week commencing 28th June 2014 is now available**
Riverside Cottage occupies a very private location on the banks of the River Dochart in the beautiful village of Killin. Killin is a small village within the Loch Lomond National Park with stunning scenery right on your doorstep. The cottage garden has unrestricted access to the River Dochart with fishing rights (seasons/ permits for other areas can be obtained from the local newsagent). Trout and salmon are usually to be found in the many pools surrounding the garden's banks. The famous Falls of Dochart are approximately 50 yards downstream from the cottage banks. The area is full of wildlife with a roe deer family living at the bottom of the garden, otters in the river and even an owl sighted in the last few months. Killin has many restaurants with two approx 100 yards from the cottage, as well as a local Co-op store for everyday items.
Killin is within 90 minutes of Glasgow and Edinburgh and only 60 minutes or less from Oban, Glencoe, Gleneagles, Perth and Stirling. The village of Lochearnhead is 4 miles to the south where water-sports and fishing are also available. We have two golf courses within 20 minutes and many more a little further away. There are many forest trails within minutes of the cottage suitable for walking and mountain-biking.
This cosy 2-bedroom cottage is ideal if you want to sit and enjoy a log fire with a glass of wine while admiring the amazing scenery, or if you want to be a bit more active and get out and explore the area.
Main bedrom has a double bed with a single child's bed in an adjoining area.
Second bedroom has a comfortable double sofa bed which will be made up for you and ready to use.
Lounge has a log fire and very comfortable sofas and large picture windows to enjoy the view of the garden, river and the hills beyond. A basket of logs will be available when you arrive with additonal logs available in the outside coal shed. The logs have come from the grounds of the cottage and have been seasoned for over 2 years.
There is a small patio area/ balcony off the main lounge with seating to enjoy the outdoors in the warmer weather.
The newly-fitted kitchen has a dining area, dishwasher, gas hob and electric oven, fridge and freezer and had a large icture window to allow you to enjoy the view down to the river while you eat.
A separate utility/ boot room has a large Belfast sink with flexible hose tap for cleaning boots, fish, and even small dogs! A tumble dryer is available for occasional use.
The bathroom has a large powerful shower with constant hot water available from the combi-boiler.
The cottage has full gas central heating, beautiful oak flooring through the public areas and large picture windows in most rooms to make the most of the views. Wi-fi is also available.
Hairdryer, iron, ironing board, board games and a selection of local reference books are available. Guests are invited to swap their own book with a book from our "swap" library.
Off-street parking is available for 2 cars. The garage can be used to store any equipment/ bicycles, etc.
Guests are reminded that care should be taken in the garden grounds during wet weather, particularly close to the river's edge. Wellingtons/ walking boots are advised for making use of the garden/ riverbank.
A travel cot and linen can be arranged locally for £10 per week. Please request this when booking if required.
Dogs are welcome.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, 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 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private fishing lake or river|
Availability Your dates are available
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9 Jun 2014
"would not rent again"
this property is NOT for 4 people the up stairs is not suitable at all.coker dirty only 2 suspans and no lids outside like a field and boggy in places the stairs and access to the first floor is a dan… More
Thanks for your feedback. We are working on getting the garden sorted out and I think this work had been started while you were there. It has been difficult to cut the grass with the wet weather.
The property description does state that upstairs is a sofa bed, apologies that you were unhappy with that.
The housekeeper has purchased additional cookware, I believe she may have asked you what items were missing from the kitchen? It's difficult to guess what guests may need as the majority of people eat out when they stay in the cottage and we did not expect people to want to cook full meals. If you have any further suggestions about cookware items that are missing we would appreciate your feedback.
8 Jun 2014
"Could be fantastic!"
We stayed here last week and the cottage is in a fabulous location right by the river. If you want to cook at the cottage there really isn't enough cookware. We ate out all bar one night so it wa… More
30 Mar 2014
"Lovely cottage in a picturesque location"
Warm, comfortable and clean accommodation. Lovely views down the garden to the river. Fantastic location and wonderful surrounding area. One minor area for attention is the kitchen; it could be bett… More
16 Mar 2014
"Lovely village and cosy cottage"
Just returned from a lovely weekend in Killin staying at Riverside cottage. What a lovelly place. The cottage itself was lovely and had everything that we needed for our two day visit. We particularl… More
Thank you for a detailed review, glad you found the cottage comfortable and also mentioned the village. It's such a little gem of a place and yet remains quite quiet even during the high season. I will pass on your thanks to Annette, she really does a great job. I do hope you will stay with us again. Lesley
10 Mar 2014
"Lovely little place!"
Had a great time here, even though it was the low season! The housekeeper was so helpful and the payment and organisation of the booking was quick and easy. The cottage itself is just lovely, beautif… More
Very glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come again. Lesley
13 Feb 2014
Lovely cottage ...only thing missing was kitchen items ..no pans with lids ..no dishes for micro?..no oventrays....milkjug sugar bowl ...also kitchen utensils needed...As a saftey point I feel a wire… More
26 Jan 2014
"Beautiful, peacful place perfect to ecsape from noisy city"
Cottage is located in very beautiful part of this little village. We had great time relaxing in livingroom with real fireplace and super comfy sofa. House is warm, very well organized and just perfect… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review and glad you enjoyed your break. We would love to have you back again to stay soon. I will pass on your comments to Annette, she is a real asset to us.
9 Jan 2014
"Great house.......great location.......great time"
This is a great house which is exceptionally well furnished and was an ideal size for us. With all mod cons you could ask for including broad band, it provided a really comfortable setting especially … More
Iain, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Riverside and do hope you will come and stay with us again. I will pass your comments onto Annette, she will be pleased!
21 Nov 2013
"Lovely cottage in a lovely location"
We stayed at the cottage with our two young children for a short break in October and we couldn't have asked for more! It looks good in the pictures and is even better in reality.The cottage itse… More
Claire, thank you for your lovely review and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please do come back and stay with us again soon.
8 Nov 2013
"Beautiful Cottage, immaculate and romantic!"
My boyfriend and I had a lovely stay at Riverside Cottage, it really was a dream! The location was beautiful and had a real feeling of getting away from it all. A few minutes walk from the lovely little village, there were a few wee pubs that were great for popping in for a drink or something to eat (The falls of Dochart Inn in particular had the most spectacular open fire I've seen so far!).
Returning to the cottage for a cosy evening after a day out in the fresh air was an absolute treat. With it's own log fire, you feel completely spoiled and at one with the world. Sitting with a glass of wine watching your favourite DVDs is a perfect end to the day.
The facilities in the cottage are superb, you literally have everything you need and the decor in the cottage is fresh and warm.
The owner of the cottage is lovely, friendly and super efficient with great and swift communication.
We would definitely stay here again :)
Marisa, thank you for you lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you to stay and do hope you will stay again soon.
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