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Acorn Cottage

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Kippen, near Stirling, Stirlingshire
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Pets 1
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Description

This property is situated near the conservation village of Kippen - an ideal base for exploring Fintry and Loch Lomond.

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. 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

  • 10

    22/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2018
    From the moment we arrived the owners, who live next door, made us feel welcome. The house included essentials - a bit of milk, teabags, a lemon drizzle cake - was impeccably turned out, and anything vital we didn't have could be obtained at the village shop a short walk away, or the two pubs in the village provide suitable places to eat. If you need more, Stirling has all the major supermarkets only 20 minutes drive away. Not only was there a helpful folder of essential information, but clear instructions and manuals for everything from the dishwasher to the wifi. We highly recommend this location and this cottage to anyone visiting the area.


  • 10

    18/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 12/05/2018
    We stayed for one week in May and could not have been happier. We shared with friends from Germany who felt exactly the same way. The welcome we received from the extremely helpful owners was exceptional and included a lovely card and home baked delicious cakes. This cottage is in a perfect spot with easy access to everything we wanted to see in the area and for more lazy days, there are several lovely walks starting right at the doorstep. Every leaflet and map one could wish for were available and the owners, living next door, very only too happy to help. Kippen itself is beautiful and has a wonderful community feel to it; we can recommend both local pubs for nice food and a friendly welcome. I arrived with a large box of everything one usually doesn't find in a rented cottage and has to buy locally; I should not have bothered. Everything right down to the smallest detail/item had already been thought off. The kitchen was better kitted out then my own! I would like to mention the fabulous comfortable beds since a good night sleep is an important part of a good holiday. Last, but definitely NOT least for a party of mainly Germans: The house as spotlessly clean! Not a fleck of dust anywhere and everything was is brilliant condition or even new. If you are looking for a home from home, with a friendly welcome, great value for money and in a lovely spot, look no further. We will definitely be returning. Many thanks!


  • 10

    09/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/04/2018
    Acorn Cottage was a wonderful place to stay. It is very well equipped, and the location is perfect for visiting Stirling and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The owners are absolutely lovely and provided a fabulous welcome basket.


  • 10

    24/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/03/2018
    A beautiful well appointed cottage with everything you need for your stay. We've stayed there 6 or 7 times now so we clearly love it.


  • 10

    22/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 10/11/2017
    Great location spotless and well equipped cottage with excellent restaurants on your doorstep. Great welcome from owners will be back.


  • 10

    10/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 30/09/2017
    excellent cottage , beautifully presented and very welcoming , would not hesitate to recommend visitors to scotland stay there


  • 10

    01/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 23/09/2017
    Had a wonderful stay at Acorn Cottage. Everything you could wish for was included. Very comfortable and warm with logs provided for the fire. The owners Allison and Alan couldn't have been more helpful and Allison went the extra mile to make our holiday complete. This area of Scotland is lovely and we hope to be back before too long.


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