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The Old Dairy

Certificate of Excellence 2014

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 25 reviews

The Old Dairy

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The Old Dairy is part of East Cambusmoon Farm, a 5 acre smallholding at the southern end of the world famous Loch Lomond. Renovated in 2012 to highly sustainable standards and powered by renewable energy, the cottage offers superb levels of comfort and is well equipped for families and groups.

For a break during your stay from our rural tranquility, Scotland’s two largest cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh are easily accessible and provide many wonderful diversions including excellent museums and cultural interest.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Balloch (Loch Lomond) 7 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow International 32 km, Nearest railway: Balloch 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The Old Dairy is open plan in design and provides a comfortable, sociable living space. The kitchen area is modern and well equipped for your holiday needs with an electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine alongside a wide selection of pots, pans, utensils and kitchenware.

The dramatic double height space and open plan layout of the kitchen, dining and sitting areas provides a great area for families and friends, and is drenched with natural light through the large windows which look out onto open countryside and hills beyond. Whether enjoying the views while lingering over breakfast or sitting by the wood-burning stove in the evening, The Old Dairy has been designed for comfort during your holiday whatever the season.

Further details outdoors

Outside the patio area adjoins fields and has long views towards The Campsie hills. Low shrub planting has been undertaken to create an area for increased biodiversity. Garden table and seating is provided along with a barbecue for those long summer evenings.

There is a selection of herbs for your use and eggs from the owner's hens are available (in season).There is ample car parking for several cars with some parking under cover. There is also a storage area for bicycles and trailers should you be bringing those with you.

Further details

Welcome goodies will be placed in the cottage for your arrival. A basket of logs and kindling is provided free of charge for the wood burning stove. Duvets, bed linen, bathroom towels and tea towels are also provided.

Children are important guests at East Cambusmoon Farm. We like to leave a basket of age appropriate toys and books for the younger ones.

If someone in your party has mobility or access issues please check for further information and call us to discuss your specific needs.

Sorry but there is no smoking at the property.

The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region

Dunbartonshire is the gateway between the Clyde estuary, with its rich industrial heritage, and the rugged highlands to the north marked by Scotland's first National Park, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

The abrupt change of scenery from lowland to highland is marked by the highland boundary fault line, a geological coming together of two historic continents to form Britain as we know it, manifested in a series of linear islands within the southern part of Loch Lomond which are rich in natural heritage.

Aside from the plethora of outdoor and sporting activities around and about, we are spoilt by an abundance of nearby cultural and historical attractions which celebrate our area's history, past and recent, and its importance in shaping Scotlands place in modern society.

Tourist information is provided in the cottage for a huge variety of places to visit such as castles at Stirling and Dumbarton, museums and galleries including the superb Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Riverside Museum (transport) in Glasgow, and marvellous houses such as Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House in nearby Helensburgh.

For those interested in the world of whisky our nearest distilleries are Glengoyne (the slowest distilled single malt) and Auchentoshan (triple distilled), both of which offer award winning tours.

Loch Lomond National Park

Curlew Cottage is superbly well placed to explore this wonderfully scenic area. Outdoor and sporting activities abound with golf, walking, cycling and water sports well provided for locally. Scotland’s two largest cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh are easily accessible and provide many wonderful diversions including excellent museums and cultural interest. The iconic Loch Lomond is within walking distance and one of th best views of the Loch is from Duncryne Hill, the top of which is just 20 minutes walk from the front door.

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Review 1-10 of 25

20 Oct 2014

5/5

"Excellent self-catering accommodation near Loch Lomond"

We found this lovely renovated Old Dairy by an Internet search and booked it for a week due to its close proximity to Loch Lomond and the venue of our son's wedding next year. The owners were v… More

10 Oct 2014

4/5

"Comfortable cottage at a stone's throw from Loch Lomond"

The cottage is a beautifully converted farm building, with a modern and comfortable interior complete with all mod cons. Especially the bedrooms are a generous size and suited us, a family with 2 youn… More

21 Sep 2014

5/5

"Stunning cottage and location"

Had very high hopes of the Old Dairy cottage at East Cambusmoon from other reviews and the owners website.Our time there certainly lived up to it!The cottage is beautiful, very clean and well equipped… More

14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Wonderful cottage and great location!"

We had a great week at this very comfortable, clean and well equipped cottage with amazing views in a fantastic location. The cottage suits a family or two couples very well and every consideration ha… More

24 Jun 2014

5/5

"Wonderful setting, made very welcome with lots of extras, great value"

We spent a mid week break last week and were charmed as soon as we saw the old dairy,Everything was clean and in immaculate order and all the extras provided by Deborah and Steve were amazing ( especi… More

Thank you for a lovely review, we're happy to have such a well behaved dog here, there are plenty of great places to walk locally. Glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in the future.
Best regards, Deborah

2 Jun 2014

5/5

"A Wee Gem!"

Awesome find by my boyf!All stemmed from a wedding in Ayr - turned into a nice Scottish mini-break. Just us 2 arriving on a sunny afternoon, receiving a very warm welcome from Deborah plus very handy … More

Lovely to meet you both and we very much appreciate you rebooking so quickly; we're sure you'll enjoy the larger cottage and coming back for a winter break gives you every excuse to enjoy the under floor heating and the wood burning stove!
Very best wishes, Deborah

23 Apr 2014

5/5

"Lovely place in the country"

We stayed at the Old Dairy over the easter weekend and had a fantastic time. The cottage - It has been modernised to an excellent standard with all mod cons. The main room is so bright with great vi… More

Thank you for your kind words, we very much appreciate your feedback and we're glad you had such an enjoyable weekend break with your friends.
Very best regards, Deborah

15 Apr 2014

5/5

"Idyilic home from home"

My husband and our two young children (ages 5 and 2) thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Old Dairy, East Cambusmoon Farm and cannot recommend it highly enough. East Cambusmoon Farm is set in a stunning… More

Hello and thank you for your review. We're glad your children enjoyed the books and games we left in the basket and that you all enjoyed a relaxing stay. We enjoy having families to stay and we're pleased the cottage suited you so well.
Best regards, Deborah

14 Mar 2014

5/5

"Peaceful,relaxing, warm, comfortable and a luxurious standard to relax in."

A lovely weekend spent looking at beautiful views. The cottage was warm, comfortable, modern and of a very high standard. The owner was very keen to help and offer local knowledge advice to maximize o… More

We're glad to be of help with local knowledge and are very pleased you enjoyed your short break.
Best wishes, Deborah

26 Feb 2014

5/5

"Beautiful cottage in gorgeous setting"

We have had a brilliant few days in the Old Dairy - such a warm and welcoming eco cottage with all mod cons and the most fantastic log burner. Deborah is so friendly and provided a welcome basket of g… More

Thank you for your lovely comments, we're glad your family had such a lovely stay here. We buy the lovely hand soap from Lomond Soap not only for its superb quality and scent but also the fact that it is palm oil free and hand made by a local business. Thanks for your compliments on the home made bread and I'm going to make sure that this year I make even more jam from our garden produce so there is enough for everyone to enjoy!
Best wishes, Deborah

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