Acorn Cottage ref: SUUQ

Kippen, near Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Free Pets 
  • Romantic Collection 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Car Parking - On Site 

Description

Sitting just within the boundary of the conservation village of Kippen, in the grounds of the owner’s home, this detached former stable has been renovated to provide a very comfortable holiday base. The village nestles between the Gargunnock and the Fintry hills. There are lovely views from the village across the Forth Valley and several local walks. More challenging hill walks can be found around Fintry and Loch Lomond; the loch’s eastern shore is only 16 miles. Visit Stirling with its historic castle and range of restaurants and shops, 10 miles. Shop and two pubs serving food 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room with wood-burning stove, wooden floor and French doors open plan with kitchen/dining room with wooden floor and French doors. Shower room with toilet.

First floor

Double bedroom with 6ft bed and TV. Twin bedroom.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Wood-burning stove - fuel included. Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included. Cot. Highchair. Stairgate. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. iPod dock. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden at front. Decked area with furniture at rear. Shared natural grounds. Parking (for 2 cars). Cycle store. NB: Pond in grounds, 30 yards
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  • Lake

About the local area

Loch Lomond is the single biggest expanse of inland water in the British Isles. The broad island-dotted shallows in the south gradually narrow into deeper water surrounded by steep sided mountains dominated by Ben Lomond. The loch is ideal for sailing and water-sports and there are some beautiful walks.

Talk a gentle stroll through Queen Elizabeth Forest Park or Balloch Castle Country Park and visit charming lochside villages and sandy bays. There really is something for everyone. If hill walking, cycling, boating, golf, wildlife watching, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing or mountain biking are your thing then this is THE place to go!

Nearby to the north is The Trossachs National Park, with heather-clad peaks known as `The Highlands in Minature'. This place includes the Crainlairch and Ben Lawers mountain ranges, which are amongst the highest in Scotland. A true haven for keen walkers and hikers. For more relaxing activities visit one of the many historic buildings in the area or take a guided bush craft tour, try bird watching, or do a spot of retail therapy. The Trossachs is a wonderful area to visit and no trip to Scotland would be complete without spending some time in the area.

Things to do nearby

Argyll Forest Park - The Glenbranter Forest Route

This demanding and rather muddy one hour circular trail is ideal for those wishing to discover more of Argyll Forest.

The Lochgoilhead Centre

Enjoy the great outdoors with Lochgoilhead's purpose built track.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - watersports

This centre is set amongst some of the most alluring west highland scenery and offers activity days and courses.

Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine

This 28 mile round route is excellent for exploring Loch Katrine and the surrounding Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Loch Lomond Aquarium

The Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium is home to the biggest collection of sharks in Scotland and offers breathtaking views of the Loch from the Café.

The Lochgoilhead Centre - Rock Climbing

Lochgoilhead Centre has been providing climbing adventures for over thirty years.

Loch Lomond Golf Club
Loch Lomond Golf Club

Host to the Scottish Open since 1996, Loch Lomond Golf Club is one of the most well known golf clubs in the National Park.

Loch Katrine

The best place to enjoy the timeless beauty of the Trossachs is Loch Katrine.

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