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Glendale Cottage Self Catering Luxury

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful Cottage With Own Private Garden.

Lesley Gordon welcomes you to Glendale Cottage, Self Catering Accommodation in Stirling

One of Stirling's best value De-Luxe self catering properties. Glendale Cottage is available to rent for short stays (minimum of 3 nights) & longer periods. Warm and cosy all year round, it has both central heating & a gas effect fire in the living room.

Quality Through out & no hidden surprises: Guests love the quality furnishings, beautfully tiled floors & the made to measure log fire surround. Wifi is free & throughout the cottage and all linen is supplied & power costs are included.

On sunny days there is a large garden to enjoy the open views to Stirling & The Ochil Hills and watching the local horses and the visiting wildlife.

Doing nothing in particular: Glendale's Guest's love sitting outside using the table & chairs or sitting on the garden bench & enjoying the open views. Others prefer finding a quiet spot in the house and enjoying a good book, a nice glass of wine and just chilling out. For those darker nights there are flat screen TVs, Sky freeview TV & a selection of DVD's.

Just bring yourself & your supplies. Glendale comes fully equipped with all you could possibly need including a dishwasher & washing machine. You can even arrange for your groceries to be delivered directly to Glendale ahead of your arrival.

'No light pollution here': Our starry skies make this a perfect location for 'Star Gazing' and you can't help but feel rejuvenated by breathing in our clear unspoiled country air.

One week is not be enough! Officially the Gateway to the Highlands, Stirling is perfectly located for exploring central Scotland & beyond.

Literally on our doorstep are the following local attractions: Locally are Plean Country Park, Bannockburn Battle Site, The Pineapple, Menstrie & Stirling Castles. Only a short drive: The Wallace Monument, The Falkirk Wheel, Alloa Tower, Argaty Red Kites & Blairdrummond Safari Park.

Some of our Guest's favourite 'Things To Do'.

1. Take a trip to the Trossachs and visit the David Marshall Lodge:Here you can watch people tackling Go Ape the UK's longest zip wire or even have a go yourself. Only a short drive away is Loch Katrine where you can sail on an original steam driven Victorian boat the SS Sir Walter Scott.

2. Spend the day in The City of Stirling: You can spend a full day visit Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument alone. Stirling also has a railway station allowing you to park up and take the train to visit Glasgow and Edinburgh.

3. Tackle Ben Lomond: One of Scotland's Munros this is a must for Munro baggers! Located on The West Highland Way the drive is via Balmaha to Rowardennan and is also a great day out. If walking Ben Lomond you should make sure you leave plenty of time and are prepared for weather changes. The views from the top are spectacular.

4. Visit Glengoyne Distillery: Glengoyne is a one of Scotland's most Southerly distilleries. It is open all year round for Tours, Masterclasses and Whisky Tastings and is a must visit venue.

5. Visit Blair Drummond Safari Park: Located on the edge of Stirling Blair Drummond is perfect for both big kids and wee kids. If visiting Blair Drummond you should allow a full day to explore every part of this Wild Life park.

More Details

Property Manager
Russell Gordon
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Russell Gordon

We are a family that have small holding in Stirling. We have horses and are located next door to the holiday cottage. Both myself and my husband are hard working as well as our son Daniel. We know how hard it can be getting accommodation that just makes you feel as though your holiday is going to be great. Some where you can relax and enjoy your stay with privacy and luxury all included.

Russell Gordon purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Russell Gordon chose Stirling

This property was originally designed to be given to ex service personnel who had been injured after the second world war. It was designed that they would farm the land and provide produce to the local community. A rural feel is what makes it so nice that you can just relax and enjoy your time, additionally the city is just 5 miles away..!

What makes this cottage unique

Set in the country but just a stone through from Stirling and the surrounding areas. Whether you want to just sit in the garden or head into the city Glendale is the perfect place. And after that hard day you can relax in your own place and let your hair down...

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is my third year staying at the cottage. It just gets better with total re decoration and comfort for my mum and dad. So clean and warm and central to stirling. Will be back !!!
May 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Stirling in Stirling

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Modern tiled bathroom with electric shower. Very clean.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms are very clean and luxurious. Both bedrooms have TV/DVD players. Natural light with wooden sets.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
All rooms are of deluxe standard and are decorated and equipped to maximize your enjoyment at Glendale. To ensure the comfort of all our guests, our rooms are non-smoking, and we do not accommodate pets. This luxurious semi-detached cottage for four persons is situated within its own private walled garden on a working small-holding near Stirling, with open views across the countryside to the Ochil Hills, and is available for rent 52 weeks of the year. It is situated close to major motorway networks, and is within easy driving distance of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and the Trossachs. Our 2014 visitors will also be delighted to know that we are only 30 minutes from the Ryder cup at Gleneagles, and 20 minutes from the Commonwealth Games! The City of Stirling, known as the brooch of Scotland, provides the perfect holiday base offering a combination of vibrant city life, with proximity to Scotland's first National Park, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - some of the most spectacular country


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average rating of 4.448276 based on 31 reviews

our first visit in scotland

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived it was a nice cottage, typical scottisch and wel equipped. All kitchensupplies were there , all what we need! A dishwasher and a wasmachine were there too. Our bed was beautiful, we sleeped very good in the cottage and it was a quiet environement. We missed some kitchen and theetowels. thereafter the shower needs an update and was not good cleaned. The kit edges contained some funges. Tip: why not separating the waste, give the gast more waste bags in the kitchen and much better, let the gast separate the waste such as normally done in Stirling. Most people are aware of separating the waste. Nevertheless: our holiday at Glandale cottage we enjoyed!

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Quiet Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Very enjoyable stay in a convenient location for exploring mid-Scotland. Cottage very comfortable and clean.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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TLC required

  • 3 of 5

Nicely decorated and thoughtful touches, eg bathrobes.Could do with better housekeeping, especially in the kitchen.

Well situated for getting about the area. Quite a lot of noise from the motorway, quiet in the house, but would have spoiled sitting out, had we visited in the summer.

Entry instructions stated that property would be open, however, was locked and on combination, so we had o contact the owher to obtain access details.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious well located cottage

  • 4 of 5

We found the cottage ideally located for all the key places we wanted to visit. The cottage was spacious and well equipped with lovely towels and robes provided, bonus!! It just needs a little TLC in places to enhance its appeal. Overall an enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Really nice cottage a lovely place to relax after a long days sight seeing

  • 4 of 5

Beds are very comfortable and everything is there you need for a pleasant stay but could do with cob webs being removed from walls and there is no out side bins for recycling

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Property has been furnished to a high standard and is in a quite rural setting

  • 4 of 5

Overall we enjoyed our stay and we enjoyed being able to watch the horses from the back windows. Unfortunately there are two properties under construction directly opposite the property which now obscure much of the views of the hills in the distance as promised in the details. One suggestion for improvement would be to provide a means of keeping some food items frozen.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
St Andrews

Things to do

The Stirling Directory is a comprehensive listing for the Stirling Area.

The Trossachs in Scotland is an excellent source of information about the local area with lots of ideas for things to do.

Listed Below are links to places of interest, like Stirling Castle (right), and sights and activities within easy reach of Glendale Cottage. Great places for all of the family for very little cost

Plean Country Park (5 min)

Bannockburn Battle Site (10 min)

The Pineapple (12 min)

Stirling Castle (15 min)

Wallace Monument (20 min)

The Falkirk Wheel (20 min)

Menstrie Castle (15 min)

Alloa Tower (20 min)

Argaty Red Kites (20 min)

Blair Drummond Safari Park (20 min)

Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park (35 min)

Loch Katrine (35 min)

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Visitor Attractions

Eating Out




Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We are happy to accept bookings for short breaks (minimum 3 nights) and are flexible about arrival and departure days.

Terms and Conditions:

Deposit & Balance.
For all weeks, a deposit of £50 per week will be required at the time of booking. All bookings will be classed as 'provisional' until the deposit has been received.

Final balances must be paid 6 weeks prior to your stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.