Welcome to charming Garden Cottage. Sympathetically renovated and restored in 2006 this deceptively large self-catering holiday home is located in the delightful village of Gargunnock.
The spacious accommodation benefits from modern fixtures and fittings and design in contrast with the traditional external stone appearance.
Garden Cottage has sleeping and living accommodation for up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms (2 of which are ensuite) with an additional family bathroom on the ground floor.
Garden Cottage has 131 sq.metres (1410 sq.ft.) of space, plus a lovely contained back garden.
Restaurants, shopping, family entertainment, and nature trails are all either within walking distance or just a short drive from this ideally located property.
Amenities you’ll love:
- The property accommodates up to 6 guests with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
- Quiet village location
- Private garden with picnic bench
- A travel cot and high chair can be supplied
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Log burner in lounge
- Washing machine and dishwasher
- Free WiFi throughout
- Ample storage for boots and jackets
- Bedrooms equipped with blackout curtains and/or roller blinds
- Free off street parking
- Proximity to shopping, historic Stirling Castle and tons of family-friendly activities
A welcoming, large floor plan makes it easy for your group to spend time together AND find quiet moments to yourself. Recently refurbished and modernised with top-quality furniture and beds make Garden Cottage the perfect setting for your next family holiday, corporate retreat, or romantic getaway.
Entered via an extensively glazed large entrance vestibule with ample storage for boots and jackets, you then enter into the stunning double-height lounge. This impressive room is light and bright and features a full wall length of windows overlooking Dinnings House’s garden and drive. The log-burning stove provides a wonderful focal point as well as a great heat source for cosy winter nights.
Bedroom and bathrooms
The ground floor has 1 bedroom with a king-sized bed with views to the front of the property and also has the use of the family bathroom on this floor which has a large shower cubicle and stand-alone bath. Perfect for less mobile guests, this bedroom allows access to all of the property’s amenities without having to worry about the stairs!
The first floor has 2 bedrooms – both of which are identical in size to each other and both boast en-suite facilities. With partly coombe ceilings both bedrooms have Velux roof lights. One bedroom has a beautiful industrial style framed double bed the other has a single Day bed with a full-size trundle bed.
The Living spaces
Entered via an extensively glazed large entrance vestibule with ample storage for boots and jackets, you then enter into the stunning double-height lounge. This impressive room is light and bright and features a full wall length of windows overlooking nearby Dinnings House’s garden and drive. The log-burning stove provides a wonderful focal point as well as a great heat source for cosy winter nights.
This exceptionally large room has ample seating and dining space for 6 people is perfect for your group feasts and family board game nights.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by a fully fitted kitchen with bar-style table and chairs which makes a great space for you to relax and chat with other members of your group whilst cooking or makes a great place to feed the kids! Fully equipped and stocked with all of the appliances you would find at home including a dishwasher, microwave and washing machine, the kitchen will make your self-catering holiday a breeze.
Garden Cottage is in an ideal location to explore the local area, one which combines both outstanding natural beauty with a unique local history. Within a short driving distance you will also be able to sample Scotland’s magnificent Highland scenery and hospitality before returning home to the comfort of your accommodation.
There are loads of family-friendly places to visit nearby: Briarlands Farm, Blairdrummond Safari Park, The Alpaca Trekking Centre, Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, Argaty Red Kite Centre, Rednock Trekking Centre, Lake of Menteith boat trip to Inchmahome Priory to name but a few.
Stirling and the surrounding area are steeped in history. The historic Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297, Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 and Battle of Sherriffmuir in 1715 all helped to shape the history of Scotland and these sites can easily be visited from our properties. Allow yourself to become absorbed by the atmosphere, whilst visiting the magnificent Stirling Castle, the Wallace Monument and The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, and then recharge your batteries in one of the many cafés, restaurants or pubs.
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. Located within an hour’s drive of Glasgow and Edinburgh International airports, Stirling has excellent motorway connections to the north and south.
Golf being available at every turn: Kings Park’s course is a only a 10 min drive from the cottage and at least another five within 30 minutes’ drive. Slightly further afield are the world-famous Gleneagles and St Andrew’s Old Course.
Garden Cottage is perfectly located for you to make the most of your holiday and sample some of the highlights the area has to offer.