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Balvaig Log Cabin

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Balvaig Log Cabin
Lounge Rear of cabin showing river in foreground
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5.0 of 5 stars
30 reviews
Balvaig Log Cabin
Rear of cabin showing river in foreground
Log Burner
Double bedroom with balcony
Dining area
Shower Room
Triple room
View from bunk room
Loch Lubnaig
Swimming in river at rear of cabin with Ben Ledi in background
Cabin in winter, roof just visible
Loch Venachar
Hill walk up Ben Shian with Loch Lubnaig in background
Beach nearby at Loch Lubnaig
Cabin in centre of photo showing close proximity to village amenities
Balquhidder neighbours
About to launch from back garden
Kayaks can enter the river right from the riverbank behind the cabin
Nearby shingle beach downstream at suspension bridge over River Balvaig
View of River Balvaig from bridge bordering cabin estate
Proximity of river at rear of cabin and a lovely place to sit and listen to the water
Bluebell woods adjacent to cabin
Bridge over Balvaig taken from estate river bank
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Strathyre, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
This well appointed log cabin can sleep up to 7 people and is well suited to families. There's just SO much to see and do in this beautiful part of Scotland.

The cabin is situated in a wonderful setting, right by a river in a small picturesque estate, a stroll from the beautiful highland village of Strathyre with shop, great pub and restaurants. The accommodation is over two floors with a comfortable lounge and dining area, open plan modern kitchen and shower room on the ground floor. This layout is great for allowing everyone to interact whilst catering but you can also escape for some quiet time upstairs. A spiral staircase leads to two bedrooms, the double bedroom has a lovely balcony with a splendid outlook to the mountains and seating for enjoying your morning coffee or to take in some amazing star gazing. The triple be...
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About the owner, Karen K
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL236269 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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We stayed here for a weekend in November 2015. It was a miserable weekend with heavy rain, but we felt all cosy and warm in front of the log fire in this great wee cabin. Lot's of thought has been put into the place, with all the essentials (salt etc) already in the cupboards, unlike other log cabins in the... more

Stephen R
Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Spent a week here in October. Despite weather being temperamental, the cabin itself provided a wonderfully cosy base from which to explore the Trossachs. Perfectly situated for taking in and exploring the incredible scenery nearby, as well as spending an evening relaxing indoors. Loved it so much we've already booked for next year!


Gary C
Warminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Nicely located by the river with the privacy of a small site but within 5 minutes walk of the village shop the cabin is equiped with everthing you could need for a holiday of this type although we only used it as a touring base clean and tidy with graet comunication from Karen from the start. more

  • Balcony
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The Cabin, whilst well appointed, with every mod con for your comfort, has a lovely rustic, alpine feel, with exposed beams and is of traditional log construction. The open plan layout offers:

Lounge: Log burner (logs supplied), twin sofas (one converts to a double bed), coffee table, satellite tv, dvd and ipod player. Library with guidebooks and information/maps for your stay, dvds, board games. Electric panel heater.

Dining Area: Oak/leather dining suite seats six (more if you borrow the garden furniture!). Panel heater.

Kitchen: Extremely well equipped for self catering with washing machine, dishwasher, ceramic hob and digital oven, microwave, fridge and freezer. Crockery, cutlery, utensils, tea towels and kitchen consumables are supplied as standard but you'll f...
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6 Feb 2016 -
21 Feb 2016
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3 nights
22 Feb 2016 -
24 Mar 2016
3 nights
25 Mar 2016 -
17 Apr 2016
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Balvaig Log Cabin is generally let on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. Outside peak season, long weekend breaks may be considered. Midweek breaks, four nights, are also considered. Arrival Time: 4pm (or by arrangement). Departure Time: 10am (or by arrangement). Pets are welcome (up to two pets per booking) with a charge of £15 per stay for each dog. 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. The balance is payable four weeks prior to arrival. A refundable £100 'good housekeeping' security bond is payable with the balance. Payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer, credit card or through PayPal.
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How to get there
Airport: Glasgow, Edinburgh: 40.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 22.0 km
Balvaig Log Cabin is situated in the village of Strathyre, Perthshire, 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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