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 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Situated within the conservation village of Kippen, in the grounds of the owner’s home, this former stable has been renovated to provide a comfortable, well-equipped base from which to enjoy the village amenities and explore many of the well-known visitor attractions of central Scotland. Kippen lies on the lower slopes of the Gargunnock Hills and affords lovely views to the north across the Forth Valley with the mountain ranges around Ben Ledi and Ben Vorlich forming a spectacular backdrop. The village has a general store/post office, delicatessen, two dog friendly pubs serving food, buildings of historic interest and an attractive network of local footpaths and cycle-ways from which to enjoy the adjoining countryside. The Loch Lomond National Park and tourist town of Callander are within a half-hour drive and Scotland’s only lake, the Lake of Mentieth, can be reached within 10 minutes. To the east, Blair Drummond Safari Park, Doune Castle, Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument lie within a 10 mile radius. Shop and two pubs serving food 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space: With oak floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with summerhouse and garden furniture at the front. Decked area with garden furniture at rear. Natural grounds (shared). Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in grounds, 30 yards away.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Stirling
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    10.7 miles
  • 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

High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation.

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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