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Briar Cottages, Loch Earn

Stan The Stag ornamental feature in Briar Cottages 250ft garden on Loch Earn
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24 reviews
Stan The Stag ornamental feature in Briar Cottages 250ft garden on Loch Earn
Briar Steading open plan lounge with view of Loch Earn and Briar Cottages Loch Garden -faces south
3m high Sculpture in Briar Cottages Loch Garden by Kev Paxton
picnic table loch garden on Loch Earn
Guest have given Briar Cottages 5 out of 5 -TripAdvisor certificate of Excellence  2017
fishing in the garden Loch Earn free from March 15th
Facing South. Stone front with glass doors in lounge and bedrooms reflecting Loch Earn
Enjoy views south over Loch Earn and access the patio garden from the 26ft open plan lounge
lounge with wood burning stove, Sky TV and games
King Size bedeoom en-suite, looks over Loch Earn
Kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer
Venus marks the slipway to Briar Cottages Garden
Fraser cutting the paddock in the rear garden. Stunning views for picnics and photography
Lochearnhead Highland Games July
Entrance in winter when snow fell
Visit inside the owners B Listed thatched cottage on the grounds
Sledge from the top corner in snow or picnic and photograph views all year round
mallard chicks hatch at Briar Cottages every year. Seen here eating oats
Sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding and other water activities on Loch Earn
Looking from twin room entrance through lounge to kitchen
Arriving at Briar Cottages gates.
Petanque piste in the snow, loch garden
Winner of TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2015 for Customer Service -5 out of 5
Blawn Wi The Wind  sculpture at Briar Cottage lights up at night #BLiSStrail
Galvanised steel jetty for fishing and small boats,  designed by Perthshire blacksmith J Meddicks.
Briar Steading King Size bed, Briar Cottages
Large walk in wet shower room at Briar Steading. Jack + Jill doors enables it as twin en-suite
Fiery sunset behind Briar Steading with lions guarding the entrance.
Crocosmia's line the front of Little Briar Cottage. View of the owners thatched cottage Loch Earn
Stan the stag in the 250ft loch garden.
Stan the Stag lights up at night in front of Loch Earn at Briar Cottages Lochearnhead
King size bedding at Briar Steading in the rutting season- Lochearnhead
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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
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 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

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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

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Wonderful place to stay. The cottage is big with view to the lake. Well equipped ​. We felt that we came to our house with all comfort you need. The hospitality excellent​. Great place to stay ,relax ,make walks around. Many thanks to Kim and...More

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briarinfo, VR Owner at Briar Cottages, Loch Earn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you very much for sharing your experience of our large cottage Briar Steading on Loch Earn, on behalf of your lovely family. It was a pleasure to meet you all.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017


briarinfo, VR Owner at Briar Cottages, Loch Earn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017


  • 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
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • 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
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 1 966
R 9 828
16 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
16-22nd June 2018
3 nights
R 3 360
R 16 798
30 Jun 2018 -
13 Jul 2018
June 30th -July13
3 nights
R 3 395
R 16 976
14 Jul 2018 -
27 Jul 2018
July 14-27th 2018
3 nights
R 3 467
R 17 334
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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