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Briar Cottages, Loch Earn

picnic table loch garden on Loch Earn
Certificate of Excellence
23 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.
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, include a 250 foot loch garden for petanque, putting, 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
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 23 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL199041
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Excellent - based on 23 reviews
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Reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
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1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Wonderful place to stay. The cottage is big with view to the lake. Well equipped ​. We felt that we came to our house with all comfort you need. The hospitality excellent​. Great place to stay ,relax ,make walks around. Many thanks to Kim and Fraser .

Management response:

Thank you very much for sharing your experience of our large cottage Briar Steading on Loch Earn, on behalf of your lovely family. It was a pleasure to meet you all.


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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Management response:

Thank you .We are delighted that you enjoyed the ever changing views which change colour with each season. It sounds like you had a lot of fun trying out different adventures and attractions in different directions from Lochearnhead's central location. The Four Seasons Hotel and restaurants have been special for years. Not just because The Beatles stayed there but thanks...


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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

We booked both Briar and little briar for a Christmas break for the extended family from 22 nd December until with 29 th december. This is our second visit this year and a first for the rest of the family. Four generations of our family got to enjoy this wonderful setting during the course of our stay from ages ranging...

Management response:

Thank you for your kind comments and returning for another visit to our Lochearnhead cottages in a different season. We are delighted that you enjoyed sharing the Briar Cottages self catering experience with your lovely family. The loch view is certainly a treat to wake up to no matter the weather. Christmas and New Year week has already booked out...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Attached (ensuite)
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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 Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 110
GBP 550
14 Oct 2017 -
20 Oct 2017
Oct 14-20 2107
3 nights
GBP 150
GBP 750
21 Oct 2017 -
27 Oct 2017
Oct 21-27 2017
3 nights
GBP 150
GBP 750
28 Oct 2017 -
3 Nov 2017
October 28-Nov 3rd
3 nights
GBP 140
GBP 700
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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 560 to 990 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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About the neighbourhood
Lochearnhead village has 2 hotels, local grocery store and a village hall. The village has some interesting annual events like a boat race, swim race, wakeboarding events, a village fete, model aeroplane flying, horticultural shows and the Balquhidder Strathyre and Lochearnhead Highland Games. The village is a popular meeting place for bikers and car touring clubs as well as fishermen. This is an excellent base for anyone wishing to explore central Scotland from East to West and it is known as The Gateway To The Highlands. The area boasts some fine places to eat and drink from cafes to fine dining. Regular deer, ospreys, red squirrels and other wildlife make it a popular place to return. Golfers will enjoy the proximity to 20 courses within an hour the nearest being St Fillans and Kill... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh or Glasgow: 93.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 48.0 km
Ferry: Port of Tyne, South Shields Newcastle: 308.0 km
Best to reach Briar Cottages by car. You can fly into Glasgow or Edinburgh and hire a car from there. Two local taxi companies offer pick up and drop off services from the airport
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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