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Balvaig Log Cabin

Balvaig Log Cabin
5.0 of 5 stars
27 reviews
Balvaig Log Cabin
Rear of cabin showing river in foreground
Log Burner
Double bedroom with balcony
Dining area
Shower Room
Triple room
Loch Lubnaig
Swimming in river at rear of cabin with Ben Ledi in background
Cabin in winter, roof just visible
Loch Venachar
Hill walk up Ben Shian with Loch Lubnaig in background
Beach nearby at Loch Lubnaig
Cabin in centre of photo showing close proximity to village amenities
Balquhidder neighbours
About to launch from back garden
Kayaks can enter the river right from the riverbank behind the cabin
Nearby shingle beach downstream at suspension bridge over River Balvaig
View of River Balvaig from bridge bordering cabin estate
Bridge over Balvaig taken from estate river bank
Proximity of river at rear of cabin and a lovely place to sit and listen to the water
Bluebell woods adjacent to cabin
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
This well appointed log cabin can sleep up to 7 people and is well suited to families. There's just SO much to see and do in this beautiful part of Scotland.

The cabin is situated in a wonderful setting, right by a river in a small picturesque estate, a stroll from the beautiful highland village of Strathyre with shop, great pub and restaurants. The accommodation is over two floors with a comfortable lounge and dining area, open plan modern kitchen and shower room on the ground floor. This layout is great for allowing everyone to interact whilst catering but you can also escape for some quiet time upstairs. A spiral staircase leads to two bedrooms, the double bedroom has a lovely balcony with a splendid outlook to the mountains and seating for enjoying your morning coffee or to take in some amazing star gazing. The triple be...
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About the owner, Karen K
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 41 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL236269 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in September 2015

The cabin was absolutely amazing, everything the advert described and so much more. We got to the cabin later then we hoped, but found the directions given really easy to follow. Karen had made the cabin warm and friendly for our arrival and there was even kindling in the wood stove so we could get a fire started. There was... more

Gary N
Deal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
person found this review helpful

We were met by Karen and her husband on our arrival who introduced us all to their wonderful log cabin. The cabin was clean and tidy and had everything you could possibly need. The log burner was very welcoming in the evenings having spent most of our days walking in the rain and climbing Ben Nevis. There are walks from... more

Colin M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 31 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Stayed in this cabin for a week with family and 2 small dogs. Absolutely wonderful, equipped with everything you need. Very cosy with the wood burner on rainy days/evenings, of which there were a few. Located in a fantastic place in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Plenty of local sights nearby to visit and good... more

  • Balcony
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The Cabin, whilst well appointed, with every mod con for your comfort, has a lovely rustic, alpine feel, with exposed beams and is of traditional log construction. The open plan layout offers:

Lounge: Log burner (logs supplied), twin sofas (one converts to a double bed), coffee table, satellite tv, dvd and ipod player. Library with guidebooks and information/maps for your stay, dvds, board games. Electric panel heater.

Dining Area: Oak/leather dining suite seats six (more if you borrow the garden furniture!). Panel heater.

Kitchen: Extremely well equipped for self catering with washing machine, dishwasher, ceramic hob and digital oven, microwave, fridge and freezer. Crockery, cutlery, utensils, tea towels and kitchen consumables are supplied as standard but you'll f...
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Default 3 nights
10 Oct 2015 -
30 Oct 2015
school mid term
4 nights
31 Oct 2015 -
18 Dec 2015
3 nights
19 Dec 2015 -
22 Dec 2015
pre Christmas
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Dog: $32 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Balvaig Log Cabin is generally let on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. Outside peak season, long weekend breaks may be considered. Midweek breaks, four nights, are also considered. Arrival Time: 4pm (or by arrangement). Departure Time: 10am (or by arrangement). Pets are welcome (up to two pets per booking) with a charge of £15 per stay for each dog. 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. The balance is payable four weeks prior to arrival. A refundable £100 'good housekeeping' security bond is payable with the balance. Payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer, credit card or through PayPal.
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How to get there
Airport: Glasgow, Edinburgh: 40.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 22.0 km
Balvaig Log Cabin is situated in the village of Strathyre, Perthshire, Scotland and is approximately seven miles from Callander and 22 miles from Stirling. This beautiful area of the Trossachs National Park is easily accessible by motorway from the south then by the A84 road from Stirling.

The cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, with airports served by budget airlines Ryanair, Easyjet and Jet2, are just over an hour's drive from Strathyre.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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