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Briar Cottages

picnic table loch garden on Loch Earn
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picnic table loch garden on Loch Earn
fishing in the garden Loch Earn free from March 15th Facing South. Stone front with glass doors in lounge and bedrooms reflecting Loch Earn
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5.0 of 5 stars
18 reviews
picnic table loch garden on Loch Earn
fishing in the garden Loch Earn free from March 15th
Facing South. Stone front with glass doors in lounge and bedrooms reflecting Loch Earn
Enjoy views south over Loch Earn and access the patio garden from the 26ft open plan lounge
lounge with wood burning stove, Sky TV and games
King Size bedeoom en-suite, looks over Loch Earn
Kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer
Venus marks the slipway to Briar Cottages Garden
Fraser cutting the paddock in the rear garden. Stunning views for picnics and photography
Lochearnhead Highland Games July
Entrance in winter when snow fell
Visit inside the owners B Listed thatched cottage on the grounds
Sledge from the top corner in snow or picnic and photograph views all year round
mallard chicks hatch at Briar Cottages every year. Seen here eating oats
Sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding and other water activities on Loch Earn
Looking from twin room entrance through lounge to kitchen
Arriving at Briar Cottages gates.
View to Stuc A Chroin from Briar Cottages Gardens
Petanque piste in the snow, loch garden
Winner of TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2015 for Customer Service -5 out of 5
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Lochearnhead, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
Briar Steading is a luxury holiday cottage on Loch Earn, built on ancient crofting lands, boasting exceptional views south looking to, Edinample Castle, Ben Our and Stuc A Chroin. The three acre landscaped gardens, includes a 250 foot loch garden for fishing, mooring and launching small boats or kayaks from the slipway. The spacious open plan living area separates the king and twin bedrooms for maximum privacy. The living area offers comfy leather lounge seating, a wood burning stove and a dining table with 6 chairs next to a modern kitchen with integrated appliances, Ipod docking, Wifi throughout the house and patio and Sky Sports TV.


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About the owner, Kim P
Languages spoken: English, French
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL199041 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 18 reviews
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Daniel O
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This is fantastic. We stayed is Little Briar, which is the small cottage. It was very compact, but very nice and cosy! Thanks especially to Kim and Fraser who were fantastic hosts and were extremely helpful. A fantastic place to stay! more

Management response:

Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience at Little Briar Cottage. Lochearnhead and Briar Cottages grounds. We really appreciate guests taking the time to share their thoughts for others to consider, Best wishes Kim & Fraser more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed at Briar Steading for a week in August, and it exceeded our expectations. The house itself is spacious, modern, very comfortable, and really well laid-out. But the best thing is the amazing view, which just stops you and makes you stare. Looking right out on to Loch Earn, across to Edinample Castle and Ben Our beyond. The light... more

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of Briar Steading. We are delighted that you enjoyed the accommodation and views including Norman's view from the rear paddock, created by Fraser in memory of his youngest brother. There is a steep climb to the top corner of the garden, however, the pay off as you now know is... more

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

This short break was a Christmas gift from my son and his partner. The Steadings is a luxurious self catering cottage particularly enjoyed fishing on the loch, returning to a cosy log burner in this beautiful accommodation, with magnificent views over Loch Earn. The hosts, Kim and Fraser are so welcoming and generous, and go the extra mile for their... more

Management response:

Thank you for your kind words. We love watching guests fishing on the loch 15th March to 6th October. We are pleased that you enjoyed the cozy effect of the wood burning stove and the comforts of Briar Steading. Yes, the villagers of Lochearnhead and the surrounding villages are very friendly. A lovely community to live amongst as well as... more

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  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The double room has a King Size bed without a foot end to enable comfort, space and unspoilt views from the glass door to Loch Earn, the hills and glen. There is an electric power shower over the bath in the en suite for the King room and a large walk in wet power shower area in the en suite off the twin bedroom. Both bedrooms have large wardrobe spaces. The cottage has Sky TV and Sky Sports in the lounge and double bedroom with Sky Freesat TV in the Twin room. An above average electricity allowance is offered to ensure that no one has ever needed to pay for extra electricity. The heaters are all electric and can be set to timer or used manually. There is an iPod docking station, games, DVD's and books and the cottage is WifI enabled. The kitchen is well equipped with a full frid... more
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
30 Jan 2016 -
26 Feb 2016
February 2016
3 nights
GBP 104
GBP 104
GBP 520
27 Feb 2016 -
25 Mar 2016
March 2016
3 nights
GBP 114
GBP 114
GBP 550
26 Mar 2016 -
1 Apr 2016
March 26th
3 nights
GBP 131
GBP 131
GBP 650
2 Apr 2016 -
8 Apr 2016
April 2nd
3 nights
GBP 150
GBP 150
GBP 750
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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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rents range from 450 to 950 GBP throughout the year. We offer short breaks from 3 nights at 60% of the weekly price , 4 nights 70%, 5 nights 80%, 6 nights 90%. We are flexible on the start date so choose any day of the week as your first night.
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh or Glasgow: 93.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 48.0 km
Best to reach Briar Cottages by car. You can fly into Glasgow or Edinburgh and hire a car from there.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 55.0 km.
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