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Holiday cottage in Killin – Home 4909520 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Holiday cottage in Killin – Home 4909520

Excellent Excellent – based on 3 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Oak Cottage is a Deluxe Cottage situated in a quiet woodland setting which overlooks a private lochan.

Oak Cottage has a Gold Grading with Green Tourism and is situated just over 2 miles from the pretty village of Killin. Killin itself is a traditional Highland village and centres on the spectacular Falls of Dochart, here the river tumbles and cascades over the rocks before flowing into Loch Tay. The village sits on the very edge of Stirlingshire's border with Perthshire and benefits from being part of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Inside you will experience all the comforts of Oak with its log burner, under floor heating throughout and cosy wooden floor. Fully fitted kitchen including electric cooker and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble drier. This leads to an open plan dining and living area. Oak Cottage has digital Freeview TV, DVD player, CD, radio and a selection of DVD's and books. Furnished in a contemporary modern

Oak Cottage is a Deluxe Cottage situated in a quiet woodland setting which overlooks a private lochan.

Oak Cottage has a Gold Grading with Green Tourism and is situated just over 2 miles from the pretty village of Killin. Killin itself is a traditional Highland village and centres on the spectacular Falls of Dochart, here the river tumbles and cascades over the rocks before flowing into Loch Tay. The village sits on the very edge of Stirlingshire's border with Perthshire and benefits from being part of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Inside you will experience all the comforts of Oak with its log burner, under floor heating throughout and cosy wooden floor. Fully fitted kitchen including electric cooker and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble drier. This leads to an open plan dining and living area. Oak Cottage has digital Freeview TV, DVD player, CD, radio and a selection of DVD's and books. Furnished in a contemporary modern style and equipped to a high standard with one double bed and one double bed with single bed over. Bathroom with bath and shower over and heated towel rail. Towels and all bed linen are included. Also included are indoor and outdoor drying areas.

The outside private garden area has outdoor furniture, locking bike store and is an ideal place to sit and relax and reflect on the day's activities and watch the wildlife. Parking for 2 cars.

The property would make an ideal base for exploring this part of Scotland. Offering something no matter what your chosen outdoor pursuits are from the extreme water sports at Aberfeldy and Loch Tay to the more relaxed pace of life whilst enjoying a walk through the outstanding local woodlands and forest paths, or perhaps Glen Lyon often referred to as Scotland's longest and loneliest glen. For the more agile perhaps hill walking on one of the local Munros, or mountain biking through the forests at Killin and over the Glen Ogle Viaduct and onwards to Balquidder, the route being a highlight of the National Cycle Network of Scotland. Maps of the local area walks, mountain biking and hills around Oak Cottage can be found inside.

Killin itself is home to an interesting selection of small shops, cafes and restaurants, and the Killin Outdoor Centre and Mountain shop, a popular place for visitors as it has canoes, mountain bikes and walking equipment all for hire. Killin has a fantastic 9 hole golf course, clubs can be hired. For those interested in the historical aspects of the area information can be found in Oak Cottage. The Scottish Crannog Centre at Kenmore on Loch Tay is well worth a visit. A Crannog was a type of ancient loch dwelling found throughout Scotland and Ireland, and the centre has an authentic reconstruction of one, along with many interesting artefacts just 10 miles from Killin.

Fishing is extremely popular in the local area. The River Tay, Scotland's longest river flows through the heart of Perthshire and is renowned as one of the world's best salmon rivers and attracts anglers from all over. In the area there are various well stocked, trout fisheries and hill lochs. A good source of information about fishing in the area is the Fish Tay website, this excellent website is full of information about areas to fish, the permits required can be bought in the local paper shop.

The mountains and moors of Perthshire are abundant with wildlife, the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve being a particular popular place to visit. Owned by the National Trust for Scotland the Reserve situated not far from Killin it is home to a diverse range of wildlife and during the summer months Ranger staff offer a programme of guided walks for visitors of all ages.

Oak Cottage is:-

1 hour from Perth, Stirling, Pitlochry and Oban.

Within 2 hours from Glasgow, Edinburgh Aberdeen and Inverness.

A car is essential for this holiday location.

Location description from owner

The Loch Tay region

2.5 miles from Oak Cottage Killin is a small attractive village on the Falls of Dochart, a spectacular series of rapids, at the western end of Loch Tay. The village makes a good base for walks and mountain biking in the surrounding area of Breadalbane and Loch Tay is a popular destination for both its salmon fishing and water sports. One of the most popular visitor attractions is Killin Water Mill one highlight is the 1,300 year-old healing stones of St Fillan, an early Christian missionary who settled in nearby Glen Dochart. Nearby you will find the ruins of the Campbell stronghold of Finlarig Castle and the Moirlanich Longhouse, a rare surviving example of a traditional Scottish Longhouse, maintained by the National Trust for Scotland. Good local walks for admiring the beautiful scenery and wildlife.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Alma W
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
23 Jan 2017
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Aug 2014. Located in Loch Tay, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £365 to £580.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Jan 2017.

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