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Stunning Apartment in old quarter

People4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this holiday apartment in Stirling - Castlehill apartment

2 x double bedroom apartment based in the disirable area of Stirlings old town

Castle Hill Apartment is located in the very heart of the City of Stirling, situated in the Old Town quarter with its wide, quaint cobbled streets, surrounded by many ancient and historical buildings. This first floor apartment offers comfortable, convenient accommodation to explore this historic City. With two good sized double rooms, a light and airy lounge / diner and separate kitchen it provides a great base to explore this lovely area. There is an excellent shopping centre, leisure facilities and a multi screen cinema all within easy walking distance. There are numerous eateries and pubs within the city centre and across the road from Castle Hill Apartment is a 5 star restaurant. This is an exceptional apartment with amazing views and being only 2 minutes away from Stirling castle its a prime spot for a holiday or if your away for work. There is parking available past the castle if you bare right when you reach it. If that does not suite you then you can park on the street for £2.50 for 4 hours and past 5pm it becomes free. Park and ride is also available at the castle view bus stop up by the castle.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Anne Pollock
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
7 November, 2016
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About Anne Pollock

I have lived in Stirling for 30 years now and found myself in a position to purchase a 2nd property a couple of years ago, when one became available in Stirlings old town I jumped at the chance as I have always loved this area due to the beautiful scenery and history that bathes it. I spent some time refurbishing the apartment to its former glory and now enjoy letting others experience it.

Anne Pollock purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Anne Pollock chose Scotland

The apartment is located in a great area hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Stirling City Centre, but only a few streets away if you disire a livelier atmosphere. The apartment itself dates back to the 1800s and offers a cosy and modern living experience

What makes this apartment unique

If you want to experience Stirling at its best this is the ideal apartment, suiting families and couples alike with family pets always being welcome

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Stunning Apartment in old quarter
average rating of 4.076923 based on 13 reviews
Marion, Montana
5

Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was all we could have wanted and more. Very well equiped and spotless. The location was ideal and right next to Stirling Castle. God grant that I should return to Scotland, I wouldcertainly stay there again. I would also recommend it to other adventure seekers!

Sandy Skinnr

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review delighted that you enjoyed staying at Castle Hill and please come back again Kind regards Anne
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Banbury
5

Excellent accommodation in a beautiful position

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in the appartment. Very cosy and well equipped and in the perfect position for visiting a beautiful city. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review so happy you enjoyed your stay Hope to welcome you back soon
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1

Departed immediately, we found Fleas!

  • 1 of 5

We booked this apartment based on the good reviews. When we arrived the apartment was fine although I immediately vacuumed the bedrooms because the carpets were not clean at all. I moved the double bed and found a considerable amount of dirt, a toothpaste lid, and dust. There was a smashed glass beside lamp which I felt was very dangerous as I had a two year old child with me.

I sat down on the couch and the next thing there are two fleas on my legs (I was wearing shorts). I grabbed my child (stripped her clothes from her and put them in a plastic bag) and left the apartment straight away.

I called the owner who eventually agreed to meet me at the apartment 2 hours later. She claims there are no fleas and that the apartment was “deep cleaned” by a professional company. Rubbish!!! After some discussion she agrees to refund half my money. We are very disappointed.

When we return home that evening (after a long journey), I find a flea crawling in the plastic bag with my child's clothes. I videoed it and sent this evidence to the owner. No response.

I follow up with the owner 2 days later and she tells me that she could have rented to someone else and that I likely brought the fleas with me!!!

I am disgusted by her refusal to take responsibility for this issue. We would never recommend booking this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: i think this woman was very unlucky i don't know what she had on her video that she sent me but i don't think i was a flee they are very small and not easy to see the weather had been very hot and windows open so i think something flew in i do apologise but i think giving you half your money back was the best i could do
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4

A very attractive property in the centre of the historic part of Stirling

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is in an exceptional location and couldn’t be better for a visit to Scotland’s former capital, Stirling. It is right in the middle of the historic area up near the castle, an easy, short walk to Stirling Castle itself, the Church of the Holy Rude and to other places of historic interest. It is a 10-minute walk to Tesco or a 15-minute drive to Sainsbury’s. Ten minutes away on foot is the Thistle Centre with a Marks & Spencer’s and plenty of other shops. The Tourist Office is right around the corner from the flat!

The flat is one floor up in a traditional building but inside it has a modern feel, is light and airy, and the living-room and the two bedrooms are comfortably decorated and attractively furnished. The bathroom is also nicely decorated with white tile, a cute blind, a bathtub with a shower (both with good water pressure) and good storage conveniently next to the attractive wash-hand basin. The shower works very easily and there was always plenty of hot water.

The kitchen was serviceable and had all the equipment we needed including a washing-machine which was very welcome. There was a handy dryer in a nearby cupboard. The kitchen didn’t quite seem to measure up to the attractiveness of the other rooms and could use a little updating. But we did cook and had no problems.

The owner dropped by once at our request, was eager to please and very interested in our comfort. There is plenty of storage space in the flat and the beds were very comfortable. You would not need a car in central Stirling but we had one for touring so that parking was vital. About 5 minutes’ walk away there is free street parking overnight.

All in all, the flat was very appealing and amazingly convenient for any tourist. Gaining access was simple, the owner was very accommodating and we highly recommend staying here. Two of Stirling's best restaurants are very close and there are pubs and cafes nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you very much for very interesting and honest review hope to welcome you back in the future
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a stay in Stirling. Located near all major tourist sites in Stirling, such as the jail, cemetery, castle and other historical monuments. For an extra fun evening and a real people experience, go to the Settle Inn on Folk Music Night (Wednesday). Loved our stay and hope to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: delighted you enjoyed your stay in Castle hill hope to welcome you back in the future
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5

amazing place in Stirling

  • 5 of 5

Everything has been perfect except the fridge was not working. It has a very good location, close to tourist attractions as well as the train station. The place is really spacious yet very clean. About the owner, I'd say Anne always gave response my questions real quick.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review happy you enjoyed your stay as for fridge not working as you know got brand new one next day and it didn't work they are coming to fix it today so sorry again for this inconvenience
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
edinburgh
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
rosysth
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
kings park
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
33 Miles
kilcreggan
Car: not necessary

The Wallace Monument stands proudly and is also well worth a visit. Delve into the history behind William Wallace, Robert the Bruce – King of Scotland and Robert Roy MacGregor. It is only a short drive to the Ochil Hills to enjoy a walk in the countryside or go a little further to the explore the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. The Trossachs is an amazing area for outdoor enthusiasts as there are endless miles of forest roads and trails to explore, both walking and cycling. There are many activities for every age and interest including the Blair Drummond Safari Park, the Falkirk Wheel, Knockhill Race Course, numerous golf courses and lochs for fishing or water sports. Stirling has good motorway links to explore further afield – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Fife can all be easily reached (each less than a hour’s drive away). This is a fantastic central location to explore central Scotland, which has something to offer the whole family or to just enjoy the City of Stirling and all that it has to offer.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Stirling, Argyll & Stirling

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas and newyear
23 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
winter
5 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
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£100
£350
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
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£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

special rates for two people please get in touch for price

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stirling, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 15 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , bathroom has also been modernised
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • the two double bedrooms have integral wardrodes one with dressing table have been done in a contempary layout
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
From this hill top location you have an amazing view out over Stirling and beyond. The Wallace Monument stands proudly and is also well worth a visit. Delve into the history behind William Wallace, Robert the Bruce – King of Scotland and Robert Roy MacGregor. It is only a short drive to the Ochil Hills to enjoy a walk in the countryside or go a little further to the explore the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. The Trossachs is an amazing area for outdoor enthusiasts as there are endless miles of forest roads and trails to explore, both walking and cycling. There are many activities for every age and interest including the Blair Drummond Safari Park, the Falkirk Wheel, Knockhill Race Course, numerous golf courses and lochs for fishing or water sports. Stirling has good motorway links to explore further afield – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Fife can all be easily reached (each less than a hour’s drive away).

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