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Luxurious Victorian Villa: an ideal place for large family gatherings

Bedrooms 7
Separate WC's2
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, large south facing garden, billiard room, drawing room

Situated in one of Stirling’s most picturesque Victorian suburbs amid broad tree lined avenues with views to the Old Town skyline, Castleview is a recently refurbished detatched Victorian Villa built in the 1880s which still retains it’s original, stylish character.

Castleview is a large, 6 bedroom family friendly house with large enclosed private garden situated overlooking a garden square and a 2 minute walk from Stirling’s King’s Park with playing fields, golf, course, tennis courts, children’s play park and skate park. This property can sleep up to 16 people as there is use of a sofa bed in the smaller living room. There is a small additional charge for the use of the sofa bed.

The house has a large kitchen with Aga and electric cooker, large sitting room with open fire, further rear sitting/family room, dining room for 14 and billiard room on the second floor with full size snooker table.

Three of the bedrooms, all doubles, are en-suite with an additional shared bathroom and 3 separate WC's, one upstairs and 2 downstairs. There is an original Victorian bathroom upstairs with Victorian bath and shower from when the house was built. This cannot be used but the room has a working toilet and sink. There is a further double bedroom, one with zip and link beds which can either be 2 x single or one super kingsize bed and a twin room. The dressing room, situated off of the master en-suite room and with separate access from the hall, also has a single bed and a pull out trundle bed.

The original billiard room provides a great room equipped with billiard table, board games, books and a separate downstairs television room has Freeview TV and a selection of DVDs and videos.

The extensive rear south facing garden contains has a large south facing sun terrace with BBQ and garden furniture

Castleview has a calm, quiet feel, but yet it is only five minutes walk from Stirling town centre and 10 minutes walk from the station. The amenities of both Glasgow and Edinburgh can be reached in 45 minutes by train or car.

Stirling is situated at the centre of Scotland and it has direct travel links to many of the major cities in Scotland – including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. There are many attractions in the local area, including, an historic castle which was believed to be the “key to Scotland” in medieval days, many nature walks and hill walking opportunities, numerous fine dining and entertainment establishments and the World’s only boat wheel – the Falkirk Wheel.

There are also many attractions for children all over the local area as well as shops, bakeries and sports opportunities galore as well as a fantastic safari park. There is also a microbrewery, golf course and fishing area should the adults wish to relax too!

More Details

Stirling Self Catering Limited
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
7 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stirling in Stirling

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 7 - Downstairs cloakroom WC
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite for bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite for bedroom 2
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Downstairs cloakroom WC
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Wet room en-suite with bath and shower for bedroom 4 and 7
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Original Victorian bathroom for bedroom 3. No bath or shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bathroom for bedrooms 3 4 and 5
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - En suite
    Bedroom 2 - En suite
    Bedroom 5 - Use of shared bathroom with bedroom 3 and 6
    Bedroom 6 - Use of shared bathroom with bedrooms 3 and 5
    Bedroom 7 - Phillipe Starke en suite
    Bedroom 3 - Zip and link beds can be 1 x superking or 2 x single.
    Bedroom 4 - Phillipe Starke wet room en-suite
  • The master bedroom ( bedroom 7) has an adjoining 'dressing room ' which has a single bed with additional pull out bed underneath this making bedroom 7 and dressing room particularly suitable for young families.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Luxurious Victorian Villa: an ideal place for large family gatherings
average rating of 4.825 based on 40 reviews
Hillcrest, South Africa

Stirling accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Our week's holiday at Castleview was most enjoyable. The house was spacious, clean, comfortable and well equipped. It was brilliantly situated to discover the midlands of Scotland as well as being in walking distance of Stirling. The heating system worked well (once we understood it) except for the one bedroom where we could not turn the heating down. This was soon rectified by the handyman. Any problems we had were promptly attended to. I would recommend the house highly.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! were Glad you enjoyed your stay and that any problems that you had were dealt with promptly, we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Best Wishes
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We had a wonderful time in this house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfectly clean, very friendly, perfect for a group or a family.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! we are glad you enjoyed your stay in large luxurious villa and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Best Wishes
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Stirling, United Kingdom

Castleview is a friendly family home.

  • 4 of 5

Castleview is a lovely big house suitable for large family gatherings. Thee generous size of the kitchen, dining room and living room makes socialising easy, before retiring to the comfortable bedrooms. The house has stunning views of Stirling's famous castle. This house can be enjoyed any time of the year. B

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Were happy that you and your family had a great stay and enjoyed socialising in the large living space, your right the views of Stirling Castle are a sight to be seen. Best Wishes.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Trip Away With Friends

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 15 friends from university booked Castleview for a weekend away in Stirling. The house had everything we all needed with comfortable and impressive rooms for everyone. The customer service was fantastic, being able to contact the owner at any time. Great value for money, highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! were glad the house had everything you needed for your weekend away, and hope to see you return for another great stay.
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Dysart, United Kingdom

A very special weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a weekend in for a friends "special" Birthday. Castleview was a fantastic house for a large group of people, the location is just a short walk from the heart of Stirlings shops and bars. Can't wait to go back for longer next time.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you had an enjoyable time at Castleview. We have lots of guests who book this property for special birthdays and we always find the house lends itself well to this sort of occasion. The proximity to town is also one of its unique points as when in the property and gardens you don't feel like the town is only a few hundred meters away! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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Woodside, Ca

2 thumbs up.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and house. Very quiet and awesome neighborhood yet 5 minute walk from town and a great castle. Was perfectly maintained, spacious (very), had great service from manager.

Will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes our day to read a review like this! It is always our aim to do as much as possible to make your stay perfect, and it sounds as though Castleview was ideal for your stay. The location, as you say, is fabulous. It ticks all the boxes for views, location and area! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!
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Prices & Availability


  • This price is fully inclusive of all heating, electricity,towels, linen and a small welcome pack on arrival. There is a small additional charge of £15 per night for use of sofa bed.

    At end of your stay, the good housekeeping deposit is refunded onto the card used to make the balance payment. Please ensure that this card is valid beyond your departure date to enable this refund. Failure to use a card valid beyond departure date will incur bank charges to process the refund to International bank accounts.

    Please note that if your booking is placed less than 6 weeks before arrival date full payment must be made on booking


    Deposit, security payment and payment

    1. A 50% non refundable deposit has been made by you. This is to secure your booking and represents a booking that will be fully confirmed on receipt of the remainder of the letting fee before or on the date given above.

    2. Confirmation of the booking will normally be made to you within seven days of receipt of the full payment.

    3. Full payment is required 6 weeks prior to the rental period.

    4. If a booking is made less than 6 weeks prior to the rental period, full payment plus a breakages/damage deposit is required to secure the booking.

    5. A refundable breakages/damages deposit has been made. This is to cover any breakages or damage whilst staying in the apartment. It will be returned after the rental period following a complete and satisfactory check of the inventory and property.This can take up to 7 days to show in your account.

    6. Full details of how to get to the house and where the key can be collected will be sent to the person making the booking after full payment has been received and no sooner than 2 weeks before the date of entry.

    7. The owners reserve the right to cancel the booking if payment is not received by the due date.

    Changes to the booking dates

    1. Any change can be made to the booking (subject to availability) before 6 weeks with no charges. However changes may be subject to necessary changes in rental period charges

    2. Any changes to bookings made with less than 6 weeks to booking are made at the owner's discretion and subject to necessary changes in rental period charges.

    3. All changes made with less than 6 weeks to the rental period are subject to a standard charge of £50 or currency equivalent.

    Cancellation Charges

    The client may cancel the booking at any time after it has been confirmed.

    Cancellation must be made in writing.

    Cancellation charges are as follows

    Less than 6 weeks – loss of total rental value, however good housekeeping deposit will be returned.

    More than 6 weeks - loss of 50% non refundable deposit made on booking.

    Please Note: if the owners are able to re-book the cancelled weeks, there will only be a £50 administration charge made, irrespective of when the booking is cancelled.

  • Contractual booking deposit: 50.00% rent
  • Damage deposit: £800.00
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