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Recently Built 4 Bedroom Country House with 1 acre gardens

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large Master Suite 2 twins with family bathroom + 1 twin with onsuite wetroom

Situated in the Heart of Scotland, Loch End offers a perfect base for exploring the very best of this beautiful country. This recently built country house just outside the market town of Kilsyth comfortably sleeps 8 adults in 4 bedrooms or can be adapted to sleep 10 Adults with guest beds plus cots available for young children.The house is very spacious meaning larger parties will not feel cramped. From the house signposted walks take you in all directions including along the the lochside and through the adjoining Colzium Country Estate where you will find attractions for young and old including the Walled Gardens and a large new Childrens Play Area.

The house is situated at the foot of Banton Loch which is part of the Colzium Country Park Estate providing fishing, country walks and children’s outdoor play area on your doorstep. The nearby Forth and Clyde canal network is only a 5 minute cycle and is overlooked by the Antonine Wall, a world heritage site. This beautiful waterway leads East to the impressive Falkirk Wheel and West towards Kirkintilloch.. For those planning to head further afield the motorway network is only a 5 minute drive away and provides fast easy access to Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The house is newly built to a very high standard and features good insulation, double glazing and downstairs under floor heating. The building also takes advantage of green energy and is heated by a 'Ground Source Heat Pump' system providing a very comfortable living environment from a renewable source.

Downstairs, the property is wheelchair accessible throughout and features a fully fitted kitchen with dining area for up to 12 people, a very large living room with leather sofas, TV, DVD and games area. Furthermore, it has 1 double bedroom with en-suite WC wet floor shower room with grab rails, a utility room with washer drier plus a separate cloak room toilet.

Upstairs, the property has 2 good sized twin/double bedrooms with storage, 1 family bathroom with feature bath, large shower and vanity unit, 1 exceptionally large master bedroom with king size sleigh bed with en-suite featuring double end bath, shower and twin basins. There is also a hallway sitting area with bookcase for those needing a place to relax. Bedrooms have Flat Screen TV's with DVD player.

The Swan Inn at Banton Village is a pleasant walk along the loch side and provides you the opportunity to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside.

More Details

Mr Mark Hawthorne
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Cottage was beyond our expectations, space, comfort & luxury.

Well situated for days out and about, especially tourist sites & shopping.

And a warm welcome from the landlord of the Swan Inn (food scrumptious)

We had a fantastic holiday.
Apr 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Glasgow in Scotland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 1 Family Bathroom, 1 Cloak Room WC and 2 En-suites.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 additional guest beds and 2 cots can be positioned in any of the rooms
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Recently Built 4 Bedroom Country House with 1 acre gardens
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Perfect for a family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We planned a family holiday to celebrate my father's 70th birthday. There were 8 of us in total (6 adults and 2 children). The house was perfect. There was enough room for all of us and no getting under each other's feet. We also took our dog who loved the walks nearby and the chance to go swimming in the burns around the house. The walk around the loch was lovely and there were plenty of running routes down to the canal and into Kilsyth. The bedrooms were very comfortable; the kitchen a generous size for us all to eat in; the lounge spacious enough for us all to sit in. We were only half an hour from Stirling Castle, the Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel, Glasgow Science Centre so there were plenty of places to visit to keep everyone amused. I would love to go back in the summer to take advantage of the enormous garden and bbq area! We went to Glenskirlie House for the birthday meal and it was fantastic - definitely recommend going there!

The house was always pleasantly warm and we didn't run out of hot water. The house was clean and tidy when we arrived and easy to keep clean during our stay. The owner was very prompt when we had questions and extremely helpful. I wouldn't hesitate in staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just right accommodation for our trip

  • 5 of 5

Great spacious, comfortable, and reasonably priced accommodation. We were in Glasgow for a para -swimming competition and this house suited us as a group of swimmers, parents and coaches. Very well equipped, more than enough cutlery, crockery etc. to cater for hungry swimmers. Good bedrooms and the 3 1/2 bathrooms great for avoiding the bathroom rush in the mornings. Great location near the loch with visiting wildlife. We had a cat chasing a fox around the garden and early morning visit from deer as well as constant bird song. We were a reliable 35 minutes motorway into Toll Cross Pool even in morning rush hour. The lack of broadband and a poor mobile signal (OK in the garden or upstairs windows) was a bit of a nuisance as the competition organisers decided that start sheets and results would only be available on line and not on paper! That said the Boat House restaurant does a great hot chocolate to enjoy whilst borrowing their WiFi. Thoroughly recommended and I suspect we will be back next year if the event is in Glasgow again. Accessibility notes Worth considering this property if you have access requirements, obviously discuss your particular needs with Mark the very helpful owner-. The property is well laid out on the ground floor including one ground floor bedroom with fully open shower / wet room. en-suite. The unmade road approach, gravel drive and front steps mean that access by car needed but the large kitchen diner and all downstairs is accessible via a ramp that leads to the rear decking area overlooking the garden and beyond. Mary B and the swimming crew.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks for your kind comments, pleased all went well for you. Mark
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Great Holiday House

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Loch End Cottage. The property, which is very clean and well maintained, feels bigger than it looks in the photographs and all the rooms are very spacious, providing lots of room for us to spread out. We particularly liked the well equipped kitchen and large dining area. All the bedrooms are a good size but the master bedroom is particularly impressive with a luxurious en-suite. We found lots to occupy the family, including a trip into Glasgow and even spent a day at a lovely beach at Aberdour, only 40 minutes drive away. But mostly we will remember the large, private garden area and grounds beyond, which are full of wildlife, lead to a wide range of walks straight from the door and provide a real sense of tranquility. Heaven!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: April 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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wunderschönes, modernes Ferienhaus

  • 4 of 5

Der Gesamteindruck des Hauses ist hervorragend. Das Konzept geht hier voll auf. Wir waren sehr angenehm überrascht. Kleinere Abstriche gibt es für die Pflege der Gartenanlage, die Terrassenmöbel (schlechter bis kaputter Zustand), einige Utensilien in der Küche fehlten bzw. sind wohl schon kaputt. Kleinere Reparaturen im Haus sind von Nöten.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Banton Village
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Boathouse

Selection of pubs & resturants in nearby Kilsyth. Or we recommend The Swan Inn at Banton Village a 15 minite walk along the side of the Loch (5 mins by car)

The Colzium Country Estate includes a large new childrens play area, Colzium House & museum, Walled Garden and many pathways with planting of vast variety tree species.

There is a network of pathways linking Colzium to Kilsyth, The Forth & Clyde Canal, Antonine Roman Wall & Fort suitable for walkers or cyclists.

Golfers will enjoy Kilsyth Golf Club, Dullatur Golf Club & the famous Westerwood complex all within 5 miles.

The Kilsyth & Campsie fells start behind Banton Loch for the more enthusiastic walker or take the Tak ma Doon road to Carronbridge & the Carron Dam.

Nearest Swimming Pool is in Kilsyth.

Other Activities: Central Scotland can offer all wellknown activities

Golf: Kilsyth, Dullatar, & Westerwood Golf Courses all 5 minites by car.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Jan 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter week
21 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Apr 2019 - 1 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
2 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Weekly rental saturday to saturday the normal. Longer or shorter rentals considered.

NOTE - This property is maintained to a high standard suitable for family groups,
If in doubt please Email or Phone for consideration of your request. Always pleased to talk. 07834232508

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