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Acorn Cottage

Kippen, near Stirling, Stirlingshire
Grade 4 Star rating

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09/06/2019
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Description

This property provides an ideal base from which to explore both rural and urban attractions within central Scotland.

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.

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.

Oil central heating, electricity bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack. Lawned garden with garden furniture at front. Decked area with garden furniture at rear. Natural grounds (shared). Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in grounds, 30 yards away.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 9

    15/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 13/07/2019
    Acorn cottage was very well equipped, everything you could think off was provided. The cottage is modern and cosy, a good base for exploring central Scotland. The owners are a lovely couple and made our stay very enjoyable. A delightful welcome package, some wine and basics in the fridge, even a pack of smarties for our daughter. I would recommend Acorn cottage highly for anyone looking to stay in the area.


  • 10

    23/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2019
    A great cottage, well equipped and comfortable and the owners were helpful and friendly. We highly recommend the cottage and location.


  • 10

    16/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 15/06/2019
    Brilliant cottage that's a real home from home. The owners have thought of everything, so well equipped. Lovely well kept garden for guest's to use. Located in a welcoming village with good pub in walking distance. Thoroughly recommend.


  • 10

    21/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 11/05/2019
    Beautiful cottage in a beautiful place..Everything you need.


  • 10

    31/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 26/01/2019
    my second visit to acorn cottage and as usual outstanding amenities ,cleanliness and location and welcome . it really is a super place to stay and enjoy the local area.


  • 10

    20/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 19/01/2019
    Wow what a lovely place, Alison and Allen had us at such short notice! They had the travel cot up and stair gates ready for our toddler. Even bread and a bottle of wine for us which was a welcome treat after a stressful day! They had thought of everything even to our dog with treats for her. Location is ideal as it's in the central of most things and beautiful walks at your doorstep. We can honestly say we had such a fab time exploring the area and coming home to such an amazing cottage! Thank you so much ali and Allen, we hope to be back soon!


  • 10

    02/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/12/2018
    Fabulous cottage and owners made us so welcome with additional Christmas goodies. Great to see door hooks on back of all doors!!!! Thank you


  • 10

    02/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 17/12/2018
    Lovely hosts and great welcome pack for us and the dog. Very cosy cottage and well maintained. Would have loved an enclosed area for the dog but it wasn't a big issue as we still had use of the garden. Our stay at Acorn Cottage was relaxing and peaceful.


  • 10

    03/12/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/12/2018
    From the moment we arrived we couldn’t have been made more welcome. The cottage is amazing, very spacious and clean. The couches in the sitting room are sooo comfy. We were over with our nearly 2 year old and have to say, the cottage is very toddler friendly- from very comfortable cot to gates and even toddler dinner sets. I would highly recommend Acorn Cottage for your next holiday


  • 10

    17/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 15/09/2018
    The best cottage we have stayed in. Spotless clean, well equipped, great village, great area with plenty for all ages to enjoy and the owners are fantastic.


  • 9

    15/07/2019
    Confirmed guest, 13/07/2019
    Acorn cottage was very well equipped, everything you could think off was provided. The cottage is modern and cosy, a good base for exploring central Scotland. The owners are a lovely couple and made our stay very enjoyable. A delightful welcome package, some wine and basics in the fridge, even a pack of smarties for our daughter. I would recommend Acorn cottage highly for anyone looking to stay in the area.


  • 10

    23/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2019
    A great cottage, well equipped and comfortable and the owners were helpful and friendly. We highly recommend the cottage and location.


  • 10

    16/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 15/06/2019
    Brilliant cottage that's a real home from home. The owners have thought of everything, so well equipped. Lovely well kept garden for guest's to use. Located in a welcoming village with good pub in walking distance. Thoroughly recommend.


  • 10

    21/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 11/05/2019
    Beautiful cottage in a beautiful place..Everything you need.


  • 10

    31/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 26/01/2019
    my second visit to acorn cottage and as usual outstanding amenities ,cleanliness and location and welcome . it really is a super place to stay and enjoy the local area.


  • 10

    20/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 19/01/2019
    Wow what a lovely place, Alison and Allen had us at such short notice! They had the travel cot up and stair gates ready for our toddler. Even bread and a bottle of wine for us which was a welcome treat after a stressful day! They had thought of everything even to our dog with treats for her. Location is ideal as it's in the central of most things and beautiful walks at your doorstep. We can honestly say we had such a fab time exploring the area and coming home to such an amazing cottage! Thank you so much ali and Allen, we hope to be back soon!


  • 10

    02/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/12/2018
    Fabulous cottage and owners made us so welcome with additional Christmas goodies. Great to see door hooks on back of all doors!!!! Thank you


  • 10

    02/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 17/12/2018
    Lovely hosts and great welcome pack for us and the dog. Very cosy cottage and well maintained. Would have loved an enclosed area for the dog but it wasn't a big issue as we still had use of the garden. Our stay at Acorn Cottage was relaxing and peaceful.


  • 10

    03/12/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/12/2018
    From the moment we arrived we couldn’t have been made more welcome. The cottage is amazing, very spacious and clean. The couches in the sitting room are sooo comfy. We were over with our nearly 2 year old and have to say, the cottage is very toddler friendly- from very comfortable cot to gates and even toddler dinner sets. I would highly recommend Acorn Cottage for your next holiday


  • 10

    17/09/2018
    Confirmed guest, 15/09/2018
    The best cottage we have stayed in. Spotless clean, well equipped, great village, great area with plenty for all ages to enjoy and the owners are fantastic.


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