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Briar Cottages, Loch Earn

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Lochearnhead, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
Briar Steading is a luxury holiday cottage on Loch Earn, built on ancient crofting lands, boasting exceptional views south looking to, Edinample Castle, Ben Our and Stuc A Chroin. The three acre landscaped gardens, include a 250 foot loch garden for petanque, putting, fishing, mooring and launching small boats or kayaks from the slipway. The spacious open plan living area separates the king and twin bedrooms for maximum privacy. The living area offers comfy leather lounge seating, a wood burning stove and a dining table with 6 chairs next to a modern kitchen with integrated appliances, Ipod docking, Superfast broadband with free Wifi throughout the house and patio and Sky Sports TV.

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Listing #HL199041
About the Owner
Kim P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Interaction with guests
Fraser and I (Kim) will meet you on arrival and show you around your cottage to ensure that you are familiar with switches and gadgets and to answer any questions that you may have about the cottage, garden facilities,shopping, the area and more. Do not hesitate to contact us during your stay if you have any questions or if we can help with any advise on the area, things to do, places to eat and more. You can reach us by phone and text or knock on the door of the old thatched cottage. You may even see us pottering around on the three acre site. We are happy to assist in any way that we can.
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had a great stay in a beautiful, spotless cottage with every amenity you could wish but it’s the view from every room, which is so fabulous , that makes the cottage really special! Kim and Fraser could not be better hosts. They go the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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briarinfo, VR Owner at Briar Cottages, Loch Earn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed the cottage and the many views of the loch and mountains as well as, the gardens that Fraser tends. Each season brings different plants, colours and wildlife so its an ever...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

I booked this cottage because of the photographs, the reviews, and the promise of fishing. I have to say that my expectations were met and exceeded. The cottage is spotless and well equipped, and every room looks out to the beautiful loch in front. There...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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briarinfo, VR Owner at Briar Cottages, Loch Earn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you. I am so pleased to hear that our website photographs spoke to you and that you enjoyed the comforts of Briar Steading cottage as well as the landscape around Loch Earn, seasonal wildlife and fishing. We are lucky to be able to offer...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

The cottage was absolutely beautiful well equipped and spacious with spectacular views from every window of the lock and surrounding mountains. The owners were lovely friendly and warm Kim and Fraser made the trip better. It was private comfortable and great location to go out...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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briarinfo, VR Owner at Briar Cottages, Loch Earn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share this. We are delighted that you enjoyed the space, comforts and privacy of Briar Steading and the snow capped mountains and view of Loch Earn. Winter brings its own special magic to the scene and you experienced...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rents range from 560 to 990 GBP throughout the year. We offer short breaks from 3 nights at 60% of the weekly price , 4 nights 70%, 5 nights 80%, 6 nights 90%. We are flexible on the start date so choose any day of the week as your first night.
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About the neighbourhood
Lochearnhead village has 2 hotels, local grocery store and a village hall. The village has some interesting annual events like a boat race, swim race, wakeboarding events, a village fete, model aeroplane flying, horticultural shows and the Balquhidder Strathyre and Lochearnhead Highland Games. The village is a popular meeting place for bikers and car touring clubs as well as fishermen. This is an excellent base for anyone wishing to explore central Scotland from East to West and it is known as The Gateway To The Highlands. The area boasts some fine places to eat and drink from cafes to fine dining. Regular deer, ospreys, red squirrels and other wildlife make it a popular place to return. Golfers will enjoy the proximity to 20 courses within an hour the nearest being St Fillans and Kill... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh or Glasgow: 93.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 48.0 km
Ferry: Port of Tyne, South Shields Newcastle: 308.0 km
Best to reach Briar Cottages by car. You can fly into Glasgow or Edinburgh and hire a car from there. One local taxi company offers a pick up and drop off service from the airport
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 55.0 km.
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