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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
Open plan lounge Lounge overlooks amazing view of river gorge
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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
Open plan lounge
Lounge overlooks amazing view of river gorge
Juliet balcony looks out onto burn and with occasional glimpses of ponies or deer in field beyond
A burn borders the patio garden and is a lovely place to sit and enjoy the sound of water
Garden burn with view of bridge crossing over to cottage
Stream flows by bedroom window before plunging to join river below
Triple room with lovely views of woods and river
The burn tumbles steeply down the garden into the pools and river below
Historic stone pillars at entrance to farm estate, cottage is tucked 50 ms up drive (roof visible)
Occasional sighting of orangutang at estate entrance (well during scarecrow festival:)
Fully tiled, Mira shower, heated towel rail and underfloor heating
All mod con appliances and well stocked kitchen staples in cupboards
Location of cottage on wooded walk leading to Loch Tay
Looking at the original hayloft which looks out over the burn
The Old Mill with renovated working wheel at the Falls
Alfresco dining options, patio furniture at both front and back of cottage
View of River Dochart from window
The bridge adjacent to cottage
A natural pool for wild swimming at the Falls
A frequent visitor to our bird feeder!
Loch Lubnaig, just one of many sparkling lochs to visit
Another lovely spot at Ardeonaig just a few miles away
The burn in autumn
A view of the mountains from the bridge over the famous Falls
View of gravelled front garden/parking area and wooded river bank.
View of gable end of cottage from Yellow Island, across the River Dochart
Entrance to Yellow Island, the burial place of Clan McNab, opposite cottage
Famed Falls of Dochart
a snowy scene, but warm and cozy inside
Loch Tay, just a ten minutes walk from the cottage.
View downstream of River Dochart from bridge
wintry view of River Dochart from lounge window.
Falls of Dochart from bridge just two mins from door
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Killin, Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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Ramon v
Gouda, The Netherlands
1 review
“Superb cottage!”
Reviewed August 13, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

A great cottage, near the Falls of Dochart, with all the things one would need for a great stay! The house is well cared for, in the middle of Killin. What especially stood out were all the care taken to accomodate visitors; be it in kitchen tools, or tips for trips. A complete box of tips was given, sorted to type of trip. Brilliant!
We hope to come back one day!

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Liked best: Much, much more than 'just a roof and a bed'; well cared for, and all a visitor would need.
Liked least: The weather, but well, hard to blame Karen and Alex :)
Travelling group: Partner
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AndySleig...
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“Stunning location”
Reviewed June 15, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Stunning location for a break. Great service and very friendly. Cottage was fantastic, really well appointed and comfortable. Lovely river outside, close to pub. Enjoyed watching the red squirrels. Will definitely be back again.

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Isle Of Arran*
Reviewed May 3, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

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Liked best: The whole package
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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KaleyM54
St Andrews, United Kingdom
1 review
“Wonderful, relaxing week in a beautiful place”
Reviewed April 23, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

I travelled with two friends looking for a peaceful week away. Because it was a "working" holiday--two writers, one painter--we spent quite a lot of our time inside the cottage, and it was the perfect location for our retreat! It is perfectly located for short rambles around the village or down to Loch Tay, and also comfortable and homey enough for us to feel wonderfully relaxed on the days we spent inside working. The upper floor has lovely views and gets a lot of natural light. The bedrooms are lovely, and the kitchen had everything we needed to make ourselves at home (it's lovely to have a dishwasher on a holiday!).

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Patrick H
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect”
Reviewed March 4, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Perfect location, walking distance to all amenities. Huge range of facilities in the cottage, kind and accommodating hosts.

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David G
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed March 3, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We were looking to get away for a few days and we made the perfect choice with Barn Cottage.

The cottage was very cosy and welcoming with everything that we could have needed for our time away. The location of the cottage is perfect with it being well within walking distance of the village but just out of the way enough for some peace and quiet.

The surronding area is stunning with the Falls of Dochart a very short walk away and Loch Tay itself is located close by. Not too far from the cottage in Killin there was a very convenient Co-op which we found very handy for getting food an other bits and bobs.

We can honestly say that it has been one of the best holidays that we have ever had and anyone looking to stay there will not be dissapointed.

Many thanks.

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Liked best: The upstairs living area
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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willcee20...
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Wonderful Cottage, beautiful location and memories we will keep forever!”
Reviewed February 10, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Experience was faultless nothing negative. Perfectly equipped with local info, linen etc. Welcoming.

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Liked best: Having a cosy, special base.
Liked least: Leaving.
Travelling group: Young Children
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