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River View Balvaig Log Cabin

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
Cabin Holiday Rental
Our log cabin is perfectly located only 9 miles from Callander and 1 hour 15 minutes from Glasgow or Edinburgh. It is the perfect location for couples looking for a relaxed quiet holiday or families looking for a base to tour the surrounding area of Loch Lomond and Perthshire. The Freesat, Smart TV and Fibre Broadband will help ensure you make the most of the rainy days. The cabin offers a true home from home experience with a rustic feel. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker/dishwasher/washing machine/toaster/kettle etc etc. The Log Burner certainly helps warm the cockles after a busy day of exploring. The cabin is situated in an idyllic location, right by a river in a small estate of 8 other cabins. The cabin is located in Strathyre a beautiful highland village with shop/off lic...Our log cabin is perfectly located only 9 miles from Callander and 1 hour 15 minutes from Glasgow or Edinburgh. It is the perfect location for couples looking for a relaxed quiet holiday or families looking for a base to tour the surrounding area of Loch Lomond and Perthshire. The Freesat, Smart TV and Fibre Broadband will help ensure you make the most of the rainy days. The cabin offers a true home from home experience with a rustic feel. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker/dishwasher/washing machine/toaster/kettle etc etc. The Log Burner certainly helps warm the cockles after a busy day of exploring. The cabin is situated in an idyllic location, right by a river in a small estate of 8 other cabins. The cabin is located in Strathyre a beautiful highland village with shop/off license, 3 pubs and restaurants. The accommodation is over one floor with a comfortable lounge and dining area, open plan modern kitchen, 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and shower room. Set in a tranquil estate, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, it's a great place to relax and just enjoy the scenery. Equally, children love exploring the grounds which offer lots of space to run around enjoying the wild, rural countryside. Around the cabin there are extensive grassy areas and the River Balvaig flows not far from the front door where you can cast a line. You are licensed to use two rods from the river bank, mostly for brown trout. Various water sports are available nearby at Loch Earn. The cabin is perfectly located for cycling so bring (or hire) bikes since the tracks leave right from the door. If walking's your thing, you have access to gentle walks along the loch or to the neighbouring village of Balquhidder or more challenging hikes uphill! For families, there's a playpark, tennis/recreation ground and an indoor pool/spa, sports courts and climbing wall in Callander. There are also various cafes and shops. Safari park, wildlife centres and working/petting farm are just a short drive. Water sports centres and canoe and bike hire nearby. Indeed, all the sporting and wildlife watching opportunities of the national park are easily accessible. There's all manner of sighting opportunities with bushcraft, tracking, navigation and wildlife observation days available at Strathyre's outdoor centre or you could try a landrover safari outing. Strathyre Outdoors offers a wide range of activities for families and children, including: Junior Ranger trails and Bushman fun in the forest. Wilderness trails, Twilight walk, Bike Hire, Canoe Safari and Geocaching and much more. 'Total Wipeout' fans can don a wetsuit and have a go at conquering an iceberg themselves at 'Go Country' and for a bit of monkey business there's 'Go Ape', an aerial treetop walkway with UK's biggest zip wire. Excellent golf courses afford fantastic views and pony trekking can be arranged. More
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About the Owner
Andrew C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
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I can be available if required
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

highly recommended - beautiful cabin, spotlessly clean and all mod cons. Suited 4 adults perfectly. Local area is beautiful (even when the Scottish weather doesn’t play along!) and so peaceful. Cabin is the perfect balance of reasonably middle-of-nowhere but is also a great base for...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Hil C
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Was here for a long weekend, really loved our stay here, we came to get away from the city during fireworks season with our dog and this place was perfect, well laid out, good amenities and the location was brilliant. you are really close, ie...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank funluvin99
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Excellent all round. Cracking place to stay, made even better with the great weather. Perfect for walking. Andrew was very helpful and nothing was to much trouble. Definitely will be returning. Many thanks Andrew and Yvonne. From Carl and Alison.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Carl S
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

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Date of stay: June 2018
Reviewed February 15, 2018

The mountains were calling and Andrew’s cabin answered. We had the most ideal short break we were after. The cabin was larger and better equipped than we were expecting and in an ideal location for access to all we wanted to do. We found the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Andy B
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Cable/satellite TV
Does this vacation rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Strathyre is a pretty Victorian village on the eastern shore of the River Balveg, near Loch Lubnaig. The village is a popular tourist destination and has 3 local pubs, village shop and post office. In the centre of the village you will find the Buchanan monument, erected in 1883 to commemorate the religious poet Dugald Buchanan. The village of Strathyre is surrounded by Strathyre forest. This stunning natural woodland is popular with walkers, climbers, cyclists, horse riders and wildlife enthusiasts. Nearby Loch Lubnaig offers fishing, canoeing, kayaking and other watersports. The location of the village also offer various other outdoor pursuits to be undertaken within a short drive.
Getting around
Car is the best way to get around the national park. However a bus stopped is close to the cabin offering a regular service to Callander etc. Walking and Cycling is another option with the various walks and cycle paths close to the property.
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