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Jim Cowie

Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks English

Enjoy luxury four star accommodation in Perthshire, Scotland!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Scotland - The Crannog

A self-catering holiday lodge with stunning views overlooking Loch Tay

The Crannog is a beautiful Scandinavian four star deluxe 3 bedroom self-catering holiday lodge and offers spacious accommodation with outdoor facilities such as hillwalking, water sports, and bird watching. Activities on Loch Tay include canoeing, sailing, and pleasure boating. Mountain bikes available for hire and transport, if required, to take our guests to their starting poiint. Archery and clay pigeon shooting also available. The Boathouse Restaurant on site offers a very welcoming atmosphere. For wildlife enthusiasts, there are red squirrels, pheasants, pine marten, red deer and a chance to see a mountain hare on nearby Ben Lawers mountain. There are several golf courses within easy reach.

Ideal for families or for groups of friends.

For anglers, there are brown trout and a chance of catching a salmon in Loch Tay.

So, whether you are looking for an action packed holiday, or you simply want to get away from it all in a stress free environment, The Crannog has it all!

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Jim Cowie (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything as promised - the lodge, the views, and the red squirrel! Truly wonderful.
May 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Enjoy luxury four star accommodation in Perthshire, Scotland!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Such a relaxing home from home!

  • 5 of 5

We are just back from a stay in this lodge and we can't recommend this highly enough. From the minute you unlock the door it is just so relaxing. Very well situated for killin where you can get anything you need for your stay. Locally there is the bistro within walking distance and many outdoors activities! Really lovely, relaxing place to stay with outstanding views. When there we put nuts out for the birds and were amazed when a woodpecker came down To eat from the feeder! LB

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back again soon!
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5

Brilliant weekend

  • 5 of 5

Just back from Loch Tay we stayed in the Crannog Lodge this was our second time staying here it is one of the better one's we have hired on Loch Tay. it is very clean and comfortable, it has everything you need and the views of the loch are fabulous. The kids love to do the water sports that are available on site.

Defo be back

Mr and Mrs Allan

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect escape!

  • 5 of 5

We had the absolute pleasure to stay here and enjoy the amazing surroundings and totally relax in this lovely lodge. It has everything you need to just turn up with your food and drink, throw down your bags and start your break right away. Kids loved it, adults loved it....highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments which we appreciate. The Crannog is in a wonderful location and is ideal for families or groups of friends.We are constantly striving to find ways to further enhance the enjoyment of our guests and we hope to see you there again soon.
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5

The Crannog, Loch Tay, nr Killin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just returned from a wonderful long weekend staying in the Crannog, Loch Tay. The Chalet was spacious, homely, fully kitted out with all mod-cons and was located in an excellent site with great views looking over the Loch. While the weather was quite good for early March, it was still very cold at night, the lodge however was warm and cozy to the extent we had to turn the heating down. We were all particularly pleased with the cleanliness of the accommodation, the light airy feeling of the main living area which reminded us of home, in particular with a new plasma TV, free view satalite channels & DVD which meant the kids were also happy at night after a tiring day out and about. We regularly go abroad and demand quality wherever we go, however the great time that we had at the wonderful Loch Tay location will definitively mean that we will be back to Loch Tay in the not too distant future and if available, we will seek to stay at the Crannog.

Grahame Rae, Edinburgh, 12/3/12

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments which are much appreciated. As part of our programme we are continually striving to improve the facilities on offer, and have recently installed internet access in the lodge. As the seasons change so do the wonderful colours of the scenery and we look forward to seeing you back at The Crannog again soon! Best wishes Jim
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West Calder
5

outstanding relaxing retreat!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this lodge several times both on our own and with all our family and it never fails to deliver!! The lodge is a real home from home so clean and tidy and everything you would need. The atmosphere is so relaxing and there is so much to do in and around the area. The Boathouse is also very good value and lovely meals and ambiance but to be honest I could just sit on the balcony of The Crannog and look out all day! We never fail to meet a red squirrel when we're there. I would highly recommend this lodge for anyone looking for either a relaxing break or an adverture holiday it suits any type of break.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are continually striving to find ways to enhance the enjoyment of our guests during their stay at The Crannog and your kind comments are much appreciated.
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Mid Calder
5

Relaxation the minute you arive

  • 5 of 5

Going to Loch Tay Highland Lodges was absolutely amazing, the journey down the hill towards The Cranog was like flicking a switch and you were in relaxed mode. The lodge itself has everything you need to make you feel at home. There are also breathtaking views the mnute you open the curtains in the morning and at night time you can hear a pin drop outside. I never thought staying in a lodge would be so enjoyable, we were there with friends and they too had an amazing time, didn't now what to expect but had a fantastic weekend. We visited The Boathouse, the restaurant on the site, the food was lovely and the staff very friendly, it's also nice just to have a drink there too. I will definetely be booking up again soon and I have already recommended The Cranog to a few of my friends to come and visit and experience a very enjoyable relaxing stay there.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
glasgow
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: necessary

Local attractions include the magnificent Ben Lawers mountain range, and Visitors Centre, with its abundance of rare Alpine plants, and its population of ravens, ring ouzels, red grouse, ptarmigan, dippers and curlews; a local horn carver's shop in Lawers; there are fantastic events held throughout the year including exhibitions, fairs, Highland Games, to name a few; the nature trail of the Birk's of Aberfeldy, made famous by Rabbie Burns in 1787 in his song of the same name, in Aberfeldy, the home of the Harry Potter creator; the famous Crannog Centre in Kenmore, a fifteen minute drive away, is well worth a visit.

Other Activities: canoeing, archery and clay pigeon shooting

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Aberfeldy, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon, Perthshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late spring
17 Apr 2016 - 27 May 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£530
 
 
early summer
28 May 2016 - 3 Jun 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£910
 
 
summer
4 Jun 2016 - 1 Jul 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£755
 
 
summer
2 Jul 2016 - 28 Aug 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£910
 
 
early autumn
29 Aug 2016 - 9 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£710
 
 
autumn
10 Sep 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£755
 
 
winter
31 Oct 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£480
 
 
winter
19 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£755
 
 
new year
29 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£720
for 4 nights
From
£180
£1,059
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

CALL FOR SPECIAL OFFERS DURING JANUARY AND FEBRUARY!!

Short Breaks available for: Weekends: Friday/Saturday/Sunday;
Midweek: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday;
Extra nights pro rata.
Smoking is not permitted in the lodge.
Payment terms:- £100 payable on booking, balance payable 56 days before arrival

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Scotland, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The lodge sleeps 6 people. The Master bedroom has ensuite facilities. The other two bedrooms each have 2 single beds.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
For guests with their own laptop, internet access is available by clicking on the internet icon which will appear at the bottom of their screen, and by choosing access for 1 day or 1 week.

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