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Balvaig Log Cabin

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Balvaig Log Cabin
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Strathyre, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
Our snug log cabin is situated in a wonderful setting, overlooking a river in a small picturesque estate, a stroll from the beautiful highland village of Strathyre. Nestled amongst majestic mountains with magical woods and scenic lochs, you’ll find yourself immersed in the best rugged beauty and wild landscapes that the Trossachs National Park has to offer. This is a location where you can truly unwind and enjoy life’s simple pleasures but once refreshed and restored, it provides a great base for exploring.

A veritable home from home, we can't think of anything you might miss. We provide logs for your stay and our cupboards are well stocked with all your kitchen staples. You're sure to be delighted at what you discover and enjoy every minute of your stay here. Even in poor weather there's plenty of entertainment with...
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Listing #HL236269
About the Owner
Karen K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
Interaction with guests
I look forward to greeting you personally on arrival and will be able to give you some pointers on what there is to see and do in the area. Before you arrive, I'm happy to provide you with lots of info and links to help you with your advance research. I am contactable throughout your stay to answer any queries and, in the unlikely event of any arising, to resolve any problems.
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2018


Reviewed 14 August 2018

Balvaig is a lovely fully equipped log cabin set in the quite village of Strathyre. Next to the fast-flowing river, the forests, the hills. Our Kids had a great time paddling, fishing and exploring the nature all around, and had day trips to Stirling Castle,...More

Thank Donald E
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

On arrival, we were met by the owners who diligently explained the day to day runnings of their lodge. We were instantly made to feel welcome with their warm hospitality and from their relaxed interior decor. Living abroad means we regularly rent properties when we...More

Thank Melody F
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Pets only accepted with owner's permission. A charge of £25 per week is applicable, £15 for shorter stay. Max 2 small dogs kept on lead whilst on estate. Dogs are not...
    1 Shower
    1 Twin
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Bunk
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 868 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Plentiful logs are supplied. Outside peak season, long weekend breaks from Friday may be considered. Midweek breaks, are also considered. Pets are welcome but by prior arrangement only (up to two small dogs per booking) with a charge of £25 per stay for each dog (£15 short stay) which you should add to your request. Please also advise children's ages. Extra occupants over and above booked numbers must be pre-authorised and may be chargeable. 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. A refundable £100 'good housekeeping' security bond is payable. Payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer, credit card or through PayPal.
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About the neighbourhood
The hills, glens and rivers of this gorgeous area afford vistas that will stop you in your tracks - bring your camera! However, these magnificent highland landscapes are not just for looking at, they offer terrific outdoor adventures, for example:

Cycling - explore a section of the Glasgow-Inverness cycleway. Mountain bikers are spoilt for choice. Rent a mountain bike from the outdoor centre. Ski touring and climbing equipment is also available.

Kayakers can enjoy testing their paddling mettle

A treasure trove of wildlife experiences to be discovered, try a Highland Safari trip where you're bound to see deer or spot an osprey swoop for trout on the lochs

Visit the old spa town of Crieff, the conservation village of Comrie in Strathearn, historic Dunkeld and Birnam (of Shake...
Getting around
Travellers from the south

M6 onto A74(M) then M74 heading towards Glasgow. Exit M74 at J4 onto the M73 signposted Stirling, Glasgow. Take M80 signposted 'Stirling'. Merge onto the M9 signposted 'Perth'. Leave the M9 at J10. Take 2nd exit A84 on roundabout signposted 'Crainlarich/Callander'. Continue for 25 miles (40 km) through Doune and Callander until you reach Strathyre.

From the South via Edinburgh: A720 City By-pass headed for Glasgow M8 and Stirling M9. Take the M8 turn-off towards Glasgow. At J2 leave M8 and take the M9 towards Stirling. Leave M9 at J10.

Ferries: Amsterdam to Newcastle upon Tyne (with DFDS)

By Air: Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are well served by Ryanair and Easyjet.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow (1.5 hours via A81) or Edinburgh 1.25 hrs via M9, A84): 80.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 40.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 275.0 km
Balvaig Log Cabin is situated in the village of Strathyre, Stirlingshire, Scotland and is approximately seven miles from Callander and 22 miles from Stirling. This beautiful area of the Trossachs National Park is easily accessible by motorway from the south then by the A84 road from Stirling.

The cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, with airports served by budget airlines Ryanair, Easyjet and Jet2, are just over an hour's drive from Strathyre.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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