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Campsie Cottages The Barn

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The Barn is a former barn which has been converted into a luxury three bedroomed house all ensuit. Graded as 4* by Visit Scotland it is centrally heated with underfloor heating on the ground floor, leather suttees, and cinema surround sound i the living area the Barn is a perfect property for a family or group of friends to base themselves in each reach of all the major attractions in central Scotland. There is a decked seating area to the rear and a BBQ is available on request. WiFi internet is also available

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bus station 6 km, Nearest railway: Stirling 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
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 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The single beds can be converted into a king size bed

BBQ available on request.

Further details outdoors

Art classes and art holidays can be booked with art4you Scotland. The studio is located in our converted Byre.

Guests can meet and interact with our friendly herd of alpacas. There are lovely walks around the farm and at the nearby River Endrick.

Further details

A 30% deposit is required to confirm a booking.

The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region

The location is spectacular with views of the Campsie Fells and the farm is bounded to the South by the River Endrick. Ballochruin Farm is close to the villages of Killearn and Balfron and within 2 miles of the Loch Lomond National Park and the West Highland Way. The farm is in a very rural and quiet setting but is accessible to all major cities in Central Scotland. Stirling 30mins, Glasgow 40 mins, Perth and Edinburgh 60 mins.

In 2011 art4you Scotland has moved with their studio into our converted byre. art4you offeres various art classes, art weekends and art holiday weeks. For more information contact artist and art lecturer Ewen Duncan.

At Campsie Cottages we also focuses on our exceptional alpaca herd. We breed from some of the best bloodlines in the UK and this results in a very high standard of animal.

Loch Lomond National Park

Alpaca Activities

Whilst you stay at Ballochruin Farm you are welcome to join in with the routine care of our alpacas. They require a special mineral hard feed that is given twice a day – a chance to have an alpaca eating out of your hand.

Art Weekends and Art Holidays

Book one of the popular art courses welcoming all levels and age groups. art4you Scotland moved in 2011 with their studio into our converted Byre. Be inspired by the beautiful country side of Scotland and enjoy your holidays in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. The surrounding landscape at Ballochruin Farm and the nearby river offer a lot of scope for wonderful outdoor & indoor painting and drawings.

Other Activities

Cycling - We are close to the wonderful cycling tracks near Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. They offer an excellent variety of cycle routes for everyone; from flat tarmac routes or wide forest tracks for families, to hard-core trails and challenging terrain.

Walking – The West Highland Way is only two miles away and The Queen Elizabeth Forest and Argyll Forest Park are 15 mins by car. They are fantastic outdoor resources and providing free access to beautiful, natural spaces all year round. Whether it's enjoying a gentle country stroll through woodland or a breezy coastal walk, trekking long distance routes or scrambling amidst the majestic mountains everything is in close reach.

Wildlife Watching - The woods, mountains, lochs and coasts of the near Lomond & The Trossachs National Park are rich in wildlife. Throughout the year National Park Rangers organise and support a wide range of activities and events exploring the fascinating wildlife of the Park - for more details see the Loch Lomand & Trossachs events calendar.

Golfing - Balfron Golf Society runs an 18 hole course situated 2 miles from our selfcatering accommodation and B&B. Visitors are welcome. The last tee off time during the week is 4 p.m. Visiting groups at weekends cannot play before 2pm. Please consult the fixture list to check tee bookings and competition days when there will be other restrictions. To contact the course Ranger phone 07814 827620 or to access information about course conditions 07833 392422

Swimming - There is a local 25 m Swimming Pool in Balfron located at the Balfron High School open to public at various times (Balfron High School 01360 440469)

Fishing March – October . We have our own fishing rights on the River Endrick. However this is a spate river and the best fishing is in September and October.

Tennis – Killearn has three all weather courts where visitors are welcome. There is an honesty box for £1 per person per session.

Local Shopping – There are two wonderful delicatessens one in Balfron and the other in Kippen. Balfron has a Co-op and in Killearn is a Spar and a Co-op where you can get all essentials. The area is also renowned for its excellent home made steak pies you can get at the local butchers in Killearn, Balfron and Kippen.

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2 Jul 2013

4/5

"Beautiful House, beautiful scenery."

Lovely house, very well kitted out for a holiday rental. We stayed for a weekend with a group of friends and it was ideal to cook a big dinner and just to spend time together. Freddie was very frien… More

17 Apr 2013

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"Lovely place to stay for short or long breaks"

We have stayed at the Barn cottage for 2 nights at the beginning of April 2013.Since our arrival, we felt welcomed as Freddie came along and showed us around.The property itself is very spacious and c… More

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