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Balgedie Lodge, the old Gate Lodge, recently refurbished, with the magnificent Lomond Hills behind.
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Balgedie Lodge, the old Gate Lodge, recently refurbished, with the magnificent Lomond Hills behind.
Many hours can be lost enjoying the view of the Loch from the garden. The view of Loch Leven from the Lodge  is simply stunning!
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Balgedie Lodge, the old Gate Lodge, recently refurbished, with the magnificent Lomond Hills behind.
Many hours can be lost enjoying the view of the Loch from the garden.
The view of Loch Leven from the Lodge  is simply stunning!
The pretty garden is idyllic all year round and fully enclosed.
The pretty sunroom with it's panoramic and uninterrupted views of Loch Leven.
The kitchen was recently refurbished and has all you need for making great meals away from home.
There is a large dinning table in the kitchen which seats 6 comfortably
There are lots of mod cons in the kitchen including a Nespresso machine and milk frother.
The lovely cosy sitting room is a perfect place to relax in after days out.
There is a piano and a guitar for guests to use and enjoy! As well as a flat screen TV & DVD.
Prices include a welcome basket, cupboard basics, fire wood, all linens, electricity and heating
The lovely open fire is a great feature and a central focus of the sitting room.
The master bedroom looks out on to the pretty enclosed garden.
The master bedroom can be set up as a twin if required.
Our twin room with pretty tartan. Can be a double & also take an additional bed if requested.
The cosy single, a sweet little hideaway!
The garden is a lovely pretty space that is enclosed so safe for pets and children
Our keep snug blankets are lovely for wrapping up in when outside star gazing or enjoying the view!
The seating area in the garden is great for Loch views by day and the stars at night!
The pretty garden path leads round the Lodge from the front door to the drive.
In the Autumn, looking from the garden over the fields to Loch Leven's Castle Island.
The fields around the Lodge catch the light in beautiful ways, thoughout the year.
A beautiful winter's day with snow pilled high on the garden hedge!
If you are lucky enough to get snow, get cosy inside & enjoy the magical views out.
One of the many spectacular sunsets you might see at the Lodge.
The sunsets are wonderful! This was taken in February from the garden.
The wild flowers all around are gorgeous, not forgetting the beautiful garden ones  too!
Floor plan
Balgedie Lodge was originally the Gate Lodge to Balgedie House.
Looking up the drive that leads to Balgedie House.
The sunset reflecting on Loch Leven, from the sunroom with a drink in hand!
There are so many great places for dogs to roam!
The beautiful city of Perth is only 25 mins away
Stirling Castle is a wonderful day out for the whole family and is only 30 mins away.
There are lots of fabulous golf courses in the area.
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Kinross, Perth and Kinross, Scotland

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Norbert L
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Perfect Family Lodge / pet-friendly”
Reviewed 15 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We had a wonderful stay! The weather was great, almost sunny and blue skies. We did a couple of trips to explore Scotland: In Fort William we took the Jacobite Steam Train; we saw Eilean Donan Castle; and at Loch Ness we found Nessie only in the souvenir shop! The cities of Edinburgh and St Andrews were great to visit too. Every day we were happy to return to the lovely and warm designed cottage with its great view over Loch Leven. The house as well as the garden is very well maintained. We really enjoyed the time here with our three children. The contact with Shona was always good and friendly and we always got a prompt answer. We will definitely recommend this to our friends. Thanks again for the wonderful week!

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Management Response
4 Sep 2017
Thank you so much for such a kind and thorough review. We so love hearing what guests have enjoyed seeing and doing while with us, as well as being delighted that you enjoyed your time in our cosy cottage and soaking up the views! I do hope if you venture back to Scotland we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Best, Shona
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143Alison
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Perfect retreat”
Reviewed 12 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Great location, wonderful views. Cottage very comfortable and had everything we needed. Could not have asked for more. Friends looking to go to Scotland , try this one, you wont be disappointed.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
4 Sep 2017
Thank you so much for such a lovely review! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I do hope you'll be able to come and visit us again and enjoy more of the area, the views and the Lodge. Hopefully you'll be able to enjoy the garden extension too, rather than just see it being created! Best, Shona
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Sorrel52
Marton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Fantastic views”
Reviewed 10 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Lovely comfortable accommodation. It has everything that we needed for a perfect relaxing week in Scotland. The views across the Loch must be seen. Location ideal for walking and cycling. Excellent pub just 10 minutes walk.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Jul 2017
I'm so pleased you had a lovely time at Balgedie Lodge and enjoyed the views of Loch Leven. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. Best, Shona
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daisybell...
2 reviews
“Fantastic, well worth a visit.”
Reviewed 16 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We had a lovely time. views were amazing, lots of local attractions. Spend most of our time in the conservatory. The Toll pub just 5 minutes along the road has the best food I have ever tasted. Would highly recommend.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
18 Jun 2017
Thank you so much for such a lovely review! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the views of the Loch! Please do come and stay again! Best, Shona
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Macchaz
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Captivating cottage with marvellous view - and in a convenient location”
Reviewed 7 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This comfy and inviting cottage is ideally situated for anybody wanting to see and/or tour around Central Scotland. The view of Loch Leven from the sunroom is just lovely, and you could spend the whole week in there relaxing, reading and looking up at the view, but if you like a slightly more active holiday, the Loch Leven Heritage trail is so close by, and, or you can walk up the hill at the the back of Kinesswood, or take the path up from the Woodland Trust land near Scotlandwell - or go further afield, of course. If you like cycling, there are lovely country roads around nearby Bishop's Hill and East & West Lomond. Perth is half an hour's drive in one direction, and Edinburgh is half an hour in the other direction. The East Neuk of Fife, and St Andrews are 45 minutes away. There is no shortage of lovely scenery and interesting places to see in easy striking distance. There's a Co-op and Sainsburys in Kinross, just ten minutes drive away, and there other local shops in the villages and towns round about, including a small one in Kinesswood with newspapers and milk - a nice morning walk! The Balgedie Toll Tavern, serving lunches and evening meals, is a short walk away, as is Loch Leven's Larder, which is a lovely place for lunch, overlooking the loch, and with a path down to join the Heritage Trail close to the loch side. The cottage changed hands in 2016 and decor has been brightened and freshened up inside, it all has a very cosy feel and the changes have only further enhanced the house's appeal. The beds and bedding are comfortable, and the kitchen is well kitted out, including a dishwasher and washing machine. There's an undercover seating area outside in the lovely enclosed garden, and although parking space is tight, you can definitely get two cars in beside the house. The owner and housekeeper are very friendly and helpful and welcoming on arrival. It's a place you would want to return to, and we have - more than a few times - and we will again!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Jun 2017
Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of the cottage - I am so pleased you enjoyed your week and that you like all the changes we've made recently! Thank you too for a brilliant write up of so many of the things you can do in the area. I am sure it will be of much interest and value to others who come and stay with us too. Looking forward to having you again next year! Best, Shona
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