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Large luxury four bedroom apartment in village setting

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Explore Scotland from this central location

A spacious four bedroom self catering apartment located in the heart of Cambusbarron village yet within sight of Stirling Castle and less than two miles from Stirling City center. The property is self contained generous proportions guarantee comfort for large or small parties wither sitting round the open fire or watching the 47"Smart TV.

With a separate dinning room set for eight/squeeze ten and a well equipped kitchen its easy to feed a hungry family or entertaining friends.

Three double bedrooms and one extra large family room all king size double bed can be split into singles.

All bedrooms have quality TVs /two with DVDs and master bedroom with Apple connectivity plus BT Infinity high speed broadband Wi-Fi throughout.

Two bathrooms and full laundry facility makes for an easy life. Seconds from your front door you will find Cambusbarron main street and most things you need as self caterer. Whatever your plans, be you a family or two families, a group of friends sight seeing or on a sporting trip or on a short term business contract you will find the Foresters PERFECT.

CAMBUSBARRON: The Foresters 2 Murray Place is in the center of a thriving village and ajoins Gillies Hill

Gillies Hill, a piece of land on the outskirts of Stirling which played a pivotal role in the Battle of Bannockburn. The hill played its part in Scotland’s history when Robert the Bruce’s troops rested there on the eve of the Battle of Bannockburn, in 1314.

Seconds from your front door you will find Cambusbarron main street and most things you need on a self catering holiday,

the paper shop for all the gossip a Post Office to send those post cards a hairdressers a quality butcher an independent pharmacy and of course Foresters The Village Pub.

You cant miss the impressive spire of The Bruce Memorial Church, don't set your watch by its clock but do rely on the Sunday Sermon being a sell out.

A few yards on the Cambusbarron Community Hall overlooks a great play park completely upgraded in 2013 with lots of things to entertain the kids.

More Details

Owner
Bob Gair
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stirling in Stirling

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , or 2 singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , or 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , or large double(King)
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , or large double(King) + double air bed
  • These large bedrooms can be configured to meet your needs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Two bedrooms have wall mounted LCD TV with built in DVD The extra large bedroom can have an extra two beds.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Large luxury four bedroom apartment in village setting
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5

Warm, welcoming, great location and size.

  • 5 of 5

Foresters was a great place to stay, we would stay there again! The flat was large, had modern bathrooms and a lovely lounge.

It was an easy, and pretty, walk into Stirling, but the street in Cambusbarron also had convenience stores, a butcher and a sandwich shop.

The pub downstairs was fun and the people very welcoming. It was enjoyable to go down for a whiskey at night.

We'd recommend staying at Foresters very highly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

They really ought to charge more

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do it justice it's really big and spacious. The pub downstairs was awesome! Lots of fun. There are very convenient stories steps away and an amazing butcher that too care of us. The hosts were friendly and helpful we would definitely come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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5

Very spacious and unique apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment with lots of space and convenience. The decoration was classic and unique.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Very clean, neat atmosphere, fantastic location; the people made it our favorite spot in Scotland

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 8 stayed here for 5 nights, and this became our favorite place to stay in our time in Scotland (18 days total).

The apartment was cozy, very clean, and comfortable. With four rooms and two bathrooms, a cozy kitchen and dining room, and an elaborate and large living room, it was perfect for our group. It's main selling point, however, was it's location. It's located right above a pub, meaning enjoying some Scottish company was just down the stairs. We didn't have any issues with sound coming through the floor, and a few our company stayed almost every night down in the pub pretty late chatting with the locals. The apartment itself was only one part of the experience though.

While the apartment itself was perfect and just what we needed, the true magic of our stay came down to the people. Lisa, one of the pub worker's and Bob, the proprietor of the apartment and the pub below, were more than welcoming, and happy to assist us in anything we needed. Lisa helped us call taxi's, place our orders at the butcher's shop just down the street, gave directions, etc. Bob also hosted a quiz night one of the nights at the pub, and we had a blast joining in and enjoying some friendly banter with those we were competing against.

All in all, staying at this location was more than just a place to sleep and then head out the next morning. It truly enhanced our experience in Stirling, and was the best avenue for us to chat, joke with, and get to know some of the locals and what they enjoyed (and didn't enjoy) about living in Stirling. This apartment was our connection point to the candid and humorous Scottish culture Scotland is so well known for, and we couldn't have asked for anything more.

Thank you for the opportunity to stay, Bob. Our entire company would do it again in a heartbeat.

Cheers!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was very comfortable for the stay in a lovely village

  • 5 of 5

Bob was very helpful, even though we reached around mid night on the first day. He called to check and gave directions and very welcoming. He provided with lots of information about things to do and see in Stirling.

The house was very spacious with two large bathrooms, large living room with TV and plenty of DVDs, books etc for kids to spend relaxing time once back in the house after spending days out.

There was a ATM in the shop next to the house for free cash withdrawal, the was quite useful which was open quite late as well.

I would surely recommend to anyone who is visiting Scotland because the location is quite convenient to drive up to Loch Ness, lots of good castles and distilleries around too.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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The apartment was great for our group. We loved the peaceful village location.

  • 4 of 5

The place provided everything we needed for our group. Was spacious and very clean. A great introduction to this delightful country, Scotland!

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Foresters -friendly village pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Stirling Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Stirling
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
stirling
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Stirling
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Glen Coe Mountain Resort
Car: not necessary

With its fantastic location you are only one mile from the Kings Park, hunting ground of Kings but now more often used for tennis, scatboording, kids adventure frames (new for 2009) and home to Stirling Golf Club.

You are now only minutes from Stirling and the Thistle Center the Marches shopping centers the Albert Hall, the Tollbooth, the Old Town Jail, The Church Of The Holy Rude and Stirling Castle.

The old town, which is situated in the shadow of Stirling Castle, has a very medieval flair. Here you will find numerous old buildings as you make your way around the town. Quite a few of them have significant historical importance - while others are simply a marvel to look at. Here you can quite literally 'touch history'.

Of course, the main attraction in Stirling is Stirling Castle. The castle is built on an easy to defend hill and it over looks the River Forth so it has seen quite a lot of action. It was home to the Stuart monarchs for many years. Today it has been partially restored to its former splendor and you may take a tour where you will see quite realistic models of people working in the kitchens which is fun for adults and children alike.

Among other attractions is Argyll's Lodgings - a 17th century townhouse - and the ruin known as Mar's Wark. Not far from this you will find the Church of the Holyrood. A little further down the hill you will find the Old Town Jail which has been changed into a live show tourist attraction. Here you can see how people would have suffered in the harsh conditions of a Victorian reform prison. Right across the road you will find Tolbooth - the jail which preceded Old Town Jail and in which up to 25 prisoners were sometimes kept in a single cell. Today Tolbooth is a music and arts centre. You may also wish to visit the Smith Art Gallery and Museum which is entertaining for visitors of all ages.

These are just some of the sights worth seeing in Stirling. This is a place where you can quite literally be transported back in time without even using your imagination. Why not see for yourself?

Ten minutes drive or by regular bus service visit The Wallace Monument, the McRobert Centre, Stirling University with the Scottish Center for Sport and amazing swimming pool with Stirlings own new pool to open in 2009

Highly recommended the Safari Park at Blair Drummond or immediately behind Cambusbarron the North Third Trout Fisheries.

Stirling was described as the gate way to the Highlands now within five minutes drive you can be on a motorway straight to Glasgow or Edinburgh or be on the main routes north to Perth or Glen Coe and Fort William or east to St Andrews.

Other Activities: Fantastic central location to paraglide in Scotland, happy to advise on best sites

Golf: Scotland boasts over 550 courses of high quality and great diversity with St Andrews, Muirfield, Carnoustie, Royal Troon , Turnberry and Glen Eagles all within easy reach.

If you like history with your golfin break, then Stirling is the place to go. Set below the castle parapets is an excellent 18 hole course.

Only a short drive, will take you to many worthy tests such as Dunblane

New.Bridge of Allan Golf Course, set above this delightful town, offers a climb on several holes but the vista over the Ochil's is just a reward.

This is an area of golfing education and Stirling University even has its' own 9 hole golf course built beneath the inspiring edifice of the Wallace Monument.

For a golf outing with a difference, try the Brucefield Family Golf Centre near Bannockburn.

The Falkirk area is a distinctive golfing region in itself and offers a variety of venues.

One of the best courses in the area is undoubtedly Glenbervie, scene of several amateur championships, very much a fine parkland tract secluded with lots of trees and a tendency to undulation.

Ski: Glen Coe Mountain Resort 72 mile

Glen Shee 75 miles

Anoch Mor 120 miles

Aviemore 125 mile

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Stirling, United Kingdom

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
 
Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£560
for 4 nights
From
£140
£850
 
 
Autum
16 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£750
 
 
Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£500
 
 
Xmas/ New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Winter 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£500
 
 
Easter
31 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£480
for 4 nights
From
£120
£650
 
 
Spring
21 Apr 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£650
 
 
Summer
16 Jun 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£560
for 4 nights
From
£140
£850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£650
£2,200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Full payment before arrival.
This does not include the deposit which is returned on departure.
We hope to make your holiday an enjoyable one, as we are here to help our guests as much as possible
If on arrival there is anything you need please contact us as soon as possible.

Owner'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.
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