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Spacious centrally located holiday cottage, in lovely country, great views, golf

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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Kippen, Scotland
Garrique Cottage offers spacious well equipped accommodation, all on one level, within easy reach of many of Scotland's most historic and scenic attractions. Tucked away in the hills, it is quiet and peaceful, with fantastic views, but within four miles drive of good local pubs/restaurants, several cafe/farm shops, and two village shops.
It has its own hard tennis court and there are six reasonably priced golf courses within half an hours drive.

The 33 foot by 11 foot kitchen/ dining/living room with its beamed ceiling provides an ideal space for family activities, with doors out to a decking area with picnic table. Steps from the decking area lead down to a private garden where children can play safely. The separate sitting room has a wood burning stove, and offers a haven for those who want to read, watch TV, play games or ga...
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Listing #HL199762
About the Owner
Fiona R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Interaction with guests
The owners live just up the drive and are delighted to offer advice during your stay. They can provide tennis racquets for children, and eggs from their hens when they are laying well.
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Just stayed for the 4th time at Garrique. Another week of amazing autumnal colour and weather ensured we had lots of fun exploring the Trossachs. There are so many lovely villages and forests on your doorstep, Garrique is well located. Our holidays always include a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Fiona R, VR Owner at Spacious centrally located holiday cottage, in lovely country, great views, golf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was lovely to see you all again. I'm glad you had a great time. Thank you for coming and came back soon.

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2018
Fiona R, VR Owner at Spacious centrally located holiday cottage, in lovely country, great views, golf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Set on a hillside two miles from the main road, this was a quiet and beautiful location with great views to the mountains in the north, yet only a 25 minute drive from Stirling. Well laid out and comfortable accommodation. Local pubs/restaurants serving good food...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank TorquayPaul
Fiona R, VR Owner at Spacious centrally located holiday cottage, in lovely country, great views, golf, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you visiting us. We are delighted the three of you had such a good time, having driven all the way from Devon. Come back soon.

Amenities
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 King
    1 Bunk
    3 Twins
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Electricity, bed linen and logs for the wood burning stove are included. Towels are free for overseas visitors, but subject to an extra charge for visitors from the UK.
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About the neighbourhood
Garrique Cottage is less than 20 minutes drive from Stirling, and under an hour by car from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth, with their many attractions. Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park offers a great day out for the family, and is less than five miles away. So too are The Inn at Kippen, The Cross Keys In Kippen, and the Gargunnock Inn, all offering good food and drinks. For lunches and late breakfasts plus good butcheries, delicatessens, and gift shopping try The Woodhouse on the A811 below Kippen or The Smiddy at Blair Drummond. Gleneagles Hotel, with its spa and famous golf courses, and tennis star Andy Murray's Cromlix Hotel , with its popular teas and Albert Roux restaurant are both about forty minutes away.
Getting around
There are regular trains from Stirling Station to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, and a wide variety of stops on the way to London or Inverness. Buses run from Kippen to Stirling every hour, and there are coach services out of Stirling. However visitors to Garrique Cottage need a car in order to reach the station or bus stop, as well as to do their shopping at the wide variety of supermarkets and other shops in Stirling.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 65.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 16.0 km
Fly to Edinburgh, Glasgow or Prestwick and take the motorway to Stirling, or Stirling can be reached by car or train. Cars can be hired at all the airports and in Stirling. Garrique Cottage is about 9 miles west of Junction 10 on the M9, as it passes below Stirling Castle. A car is essential for those staying at Garrique Cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 56.0 km.
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