Larch ref: UK31134

Killin, near Crianlarich, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Wheelchair Access 
  • WiFi 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Open Plan 
  • Ground Floor Wet Room 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Childrens Play Area 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Escape to this exquisite location surrounded by spectacular scenery with lochs, mountains and waterfalls in the heart of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, at the edge of Ben Lawer’s Nature Reserve.
Acharn Lodges are set in 30-acres to explore and enjoy, perfect for families, friends, couples and single guests. Seven of the properties are in the courtyard and offer comfortable, good quality accommodation with a choice of properties depending on your own requirements. Set back from the courtyard there are also two detached lodges, Maple (UK5501) and Alder (UK5502) which are all on one level and ideal for less mobile guests.
There is so much for guests to enjoy on the estate. Have a game of tennis or basketball on the court, and the children’s playground has a picnic table where adults can relax and keep an eye on the kids. If you are an experienced fisherman, there are three trout ponds where fly fishing with barbless hooks can be enjoyed on a catch and release basis. Salmon fishing is also available on the owner’s private stretch of the River Dochart, by prior arrangement with the owner when available.
There are lovely walks from your doorstep, pack a picnic and stop at one of the picnic benches around the ponds and estate where you can relax and make the most of the spectacular scenery. There is an abundance of wildlife to spot, have your camera at the ready to snap red squirrels, deer, pine martens and so many wild birds including ospreys. In the winter, the hills are perfect for sledging or skiing on gentle slopes, and spring and summer brings longer evenings to enjoy the wild birds and flowers, and with very little light pollution, enjoy the stars in the night sky.
The attractive Highland village of Killin is within walking distance along a quiet pathway where you will find bars, cafés, bistros, restaurants, shops, a 9-hole golf course and the spectacular Falls Of Dochart. Killin plays host to events throughout the year including the Highland games and a fireworks display on New Year’s Eve.
This part of Scotland is steeped in history and legend. Acharn was once owned by the McNab clan and there are many other historic sites and buildings to visit close by including Finlarig Castle. If you enjoy the great outdoors this area provides walking, cycling and hill walking. Various water sports can be enjoyed on Loch Tay, with kayaking and white water rafting nearby, Highland safaris, or sample the ’water of life’ at a whisky distillery. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric wood burner, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player, beams and wooden floor.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and wooden floor.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Wet-room: With shower, toilet and tiled floor.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Front garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 30-acre grounds with woodland (shared with other properties on-site). 1 dog welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times. Children’s play area. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are several steps and sloping banks in the grounds. There is a natural water supply from a bore hole.
  • Nearest town
    Killin
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Cranlarich
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    12.0 miles
  • Lake
    3 miles

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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.

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

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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