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Castleview built in the early 1880s

House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Situated in one of Stirling's most picturesque Victorian suburbs amid broad tree lined avenues with views to the Old Town skyline, Castleview – a Victorian Villa – was recently refurbished, but still retains its original, stylish character.

Castleview is a large, 6 bedroom family friendly house. Three of the bedrooms are en-suite with an additional two shared bathrooms and separate downstairs WC. The original billiard room provides a great room equipped with billiard table, board games, books and a separate downstairs television room has Freeview TV and a selection of DVDs and videos. The rear south facing garden contains a climbing frame with swings, various outdoor toys, a kickabout area, and a large south facing sun terrace with BBQ and garden furniture

Castleview has a calm, quiet feel, but yet it is only five minutes from Stirling town centre, which is within 45 minutes of the amenities of both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Size Sleeps up to 16, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberdour 50 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow/Edinburgh 40 km, Nearest railway: Stirling 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set
Further details indoors

Comfort is high on the list at Castleview, with a spacious drawing room with open fire to relax in or the separate Sitting Room perfect for some quiet TV time for the children. The beautifully atmospheric Dining Room, which seats 12, is large and accommodating with front of house views north toward the Castle and Old Town skyline.

The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, gas AGA range cooker with electric oven, indoor BBQ , i Pod docking station and a fantastic free standing central island ; all in all cooking in this kitchen will certainly be a very enjoyable affair!

With 6 bedrooms ( 3 of which are en suite) the Master bedroom has the added benefit of an adjoining dressing room which also has a single bed and space for a travel cot making it ideal for a young family.

Further details outdoors

Castleview is a family-friendly house with the original Billiard Room providing a great room equipped with the original Billiard table, board games, books and a separate television room with Freeview TV, selection of DVDs and videos. Outside is a climbing frame with swings, various outdoor toys, a kickabout area, and a large south facing sun terrace with BBQ and garden furniture. The large, rear garden is also great for hide-and-seek and offers privacy with plenty of room for children to play and for adults to relax.

Castleview has a calm, quiet feel, but yet it is only five minutes from Stirling town centre, within 45 minutes of the amenities of both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and also less than an hour from both Perth and Dundee. It is ideal for those seeking peace and quiet, but also for those wanting to be within striking distance of adventurous activities and entertainment.

The Central Scotland/Strathclyde region

Stirling does not stand alone; other areas of historic interest are on the doorstep: just a five minute's walk away to the charming village and local pubs of Cambusbarron and five minutes in the opposite direction for Cambuskenneth and its famous Abbey. Wallace’s Monument is a 2 min drive; on the way, stop off and visit the Old Stirling Bridge or the site of the famous Battle of Bannockburn.

The surrounding countryside is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts: walking, cycling and paragliding are all on offer on the nearby Ochil Hills. Slightly further away are The Trossachs, Callander, Loch Lomond National Park, Glasgow and Edinburgh providing, therefore, the ideal central touring base for your holiday.


Castleview is at the very heart of Stirling City centre; a two minute walk to all the attractions within the historic City: the magnificent Castle and rich Scottish heritage centre, the Old City Jail, the Tolbooth, a modern shopping centre, small quaint arcades and several supermarkets.

The historical Bannockburn Heritage Centre is only a 20-minute walk from the city centre and there is also a good selection of both modern and traditional pubs and restaurants in the area. Nick Nairn’s famous cookery school is also a mere 20 minute drive away in nearby Port of Menteith.

Golf being available at every turn: Kings Park’s own course and at least another five within Falkirk district, a 15 min drive away. Slightly further afield are the world famous Gleneagles and St Andrew’s Old Course.

Transport within the area offers excellent links to all areas; Edinburgh and Glasgow (airports) are within one hour’s drive. Stirling also has a good bus/rail network and motorways heading both North, further through Scotland, and South towards England and Wales.

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7 May 2014


"Excellent place for a visit to Scotland"

We are several guys that studied at Glasgow Uni a long time ago. Every year we visit Scotland. This year we visited Castleview. The place was excellent. Short distance to everything, plenty of spac… More

7 Aug 2013


"Wish could be their longer"

We spent a couple of weeks here, with a family from toddler to teenage, we all had an enjoyable and relaxing stay in this very spacious house.The garden is a treat in it self, you could sit there for… More

27 Jun 2013


"Anniversary Celebrations"

We stayed at Castle View at the end of May to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversary with 12 of our family and friends, it was ideal for our requirements, the rooms were large and spacious and had eve… More

25 May 2013


"Stunning House in a great central location,"

A group of 15 family and friends stayed for a long weekend at Castleveiw, Stirling to celebrate my special birthday. On the Saturday my extended family ageing from 3 to 88years from around the countr… More

16 May 2013


"Excllent venue for a family friendly Hen-do!"

This house exceeded our expectations and was a perfect combination of beautifully designed, well furnished and comfortable. It was such a lovely atmosphere and nice to place to unwind that we spend a … More

10 Jan 2013


"Castleview lived upto its name - fit for a king."

A fantastic house which easily accommodated 14 people with room to spare. A place you sort of dream of owning and don't wish to leave. Spotlessly clean and well maintained which made catering for… More

1 Dec 2012


"Lovely house that with a couple of touches would be fantastic"

We had a great weekend in Castleview, a lovely warm house. A few little things that were niggly and annoying:Not enough fuel for the open fire; no dishwasher tablets, silver foil or cling film. Some… More

5 Nov 2012


"Fantastic house,great location"

I cannot recommend this house highly enough, it was everything I expected and that bit more. 6 adults and 6 grandchildren, plenty of rooms,toilets, all cleaned to a high standard. The location could n… More

18 Aug 2012


"Fab holiday in Fab house"

This property exceeded all our expectations. We were met by the owner who showed us round the house, told us about the heating, and what day to put the bins out etc. If we needed anything we were free… More

9 Jul 2012


"Stunning house in a great setting"

An amazing house for us to base a weekend with a group of friends. Castleview is within a stone's throw of the fantastic local golf course and the centre of Stirling. The views of Stirling castle… More

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