Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
This is a superb location for a family holiday, hidden away in Invertrossachs in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Your journey to the cottages takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery along the side of Loch Venachar. Originally built at the beginning of the 1900s as part of Invertrossachs Estate for the game keeper, this area has long been known for its outstanding natural beauty. Queen Victoria visited the estate in 1869 and planted a tree to commemorate the visit. A magical place for nature lovers and bird watchers, you are surrounded by ancient woodland with deer, pine martens, otters who fish in the stream, flora and fauna. A perfect location to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of this spectacular area.If you prefer to go out into the great outdoors then you are spoilt for choice. From your doorstep there is an abundance of footpaths, cycle tracks, sailing and fishing. There are some excellent mountain walks locally with Ben Ledi, Ben Venue, Ben Lomond, all within a short drive. There is a local golf course in Callander and several excellent courses within an hour’s drive, including Gleneagles. Nearby Callander, a Victorian tourist town and famed for being the location for the original TV series of Dr Finlay’s casebook, is a good place to enjoy a meal or drink, stock up with supplies and some general retail therapy.Bonnie’s Bothy (UKC2132) is a detached cottage and is perfect for a couple, in a quiet location with a private enclosed decked area with table and chairs, perfect for the summer months. The open plan living area has a cosy wood burner so you can curl up and relax after a long walk in the woods. Use of the owners tennis court, putting green and multi-purpose basketball court, 1 mile away, can be arranged directly with the owner. Grace’s Cottage (UKC2133) is an exceptionally well furnished, detached property that has been well equipped for a superbly relaxing holiday. All on one level the large open plan living area boasts a well-equipped kitchen with a range, perfect for preparing a special meal and a spacious dining area leading to the cosy living area with a wood burner. French doors lead out onto a patio and into the garden which has a stream where you can fish for trout, and if you’re lucky, see the otters. Great care and attention to detail throughout the properties ensures your enjoyment with a generous welcome pack to get you started. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 3 miles.These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 10 guests.
Step to entrance.All on the ground floor.Open plan living space.Living area: With wood burner, 38" Freeview Smart TV, DVD player and wooden floor.Dining area: With wooden floor.Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine and slate floor.Bedroom: With double bed.Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Small enclosed decked area with garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only.
Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, superfast broadband and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Tennis court (shared with owner and other property on-site). Bike store. No smoking.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77