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Bannockburn lonely 5apt cottage in historic bannockburn

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

lovely, quiet cottage but only 5 minutes from main motorway north and sout

Self catering holiday home/cottage well appointed in rural Bannockburn /Stirling ideally located as it is central to all local routes and services . Scottish tourist board Approved visitor attraction's for example , STIRLING CASTLE , WALLACE MONUMENT, BANNOCKBURN HERITAGE CENTRE . . JUST TO NAME A FEW as there is so much to do in and around the local area.

The cottage consists of two double bedrooms and one twin room , a large lounge. It also has a day room furnished to a high standard, as with all rooms . This room features a futon that could be used as another sleeping area if required . And French windows that lead on to a large superb decking area, including a hammock and seating area , there is also a brick built barbecue next to the decking and seating area perfect for outdoor catering.

The kitchen is of a traditional farmhouse style. with all modern appliances . fully fitted and and has got everything you could possibly need , large dining table seats up to 6 persons

Pre arranged activities prior to arrival: There is so much to do in and around the local area . From outdoor activities , swimming , Go karting ,Archery, Shooting, Steam Railway , Visitor Centres ,Castles ,Monuments ,Dry ski slopes, Indoor all year ski centre, Ten pin bowling, Golf, Shooting , Off road, Theme parks , but most important off all not to forget the magnificent scenery/wildlife and all the nature walks and heritage trails, And many many more attractions we will help you plan your stay here at ochil cottage if you wish so that you can go home with great memories and hopefully not have missed anything out on your break.

We look forward to you booking with us and hope to here from you soon.

this is a fantastic cottage to stay if you are a golfer we have a golf course 2mins from cottage and 5 with in a 15 mins drive an hour for st andrews

More Details

Anne Pollock
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

About Anne Pollock

came to live in the cottage with husband and 3 children in 1982

when my husband passed away in 2002 i converted a outhouse into accommodation for my self and started doing holiday letting a few years later i have really enjoyed meeting people from all corners of the world

Anne Pollock purchased this cottage in 1982

Why Anne Pollock chose Scotland

we loved staying in the cottage with the lovely walks and heritage trails we always had dogs to take to the bannock burn with the waterfall beautiful in all seasons

What makes this cottage unique

you can walk to village of Bannockburn

you are few minutes from motor way north or south

you are only 25 minutes from loch lomond

2 mins from golf course

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed a week stay and must say the cottage is fantastic ,we went to so many visits across Scotland making the cottage an ideal location for traveling ,Stirling is brilliant and we will hopefully come back soon ,Anne is very welcomeing and helpful

our pug Lincolm enjoyed playing with tilly
Apr 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bannockburn in Stirling

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Modern fitted bathroom
  • The bathroom comprises of a toilet ,,wash hand basin A bath and shower combined with shower enclosure. Toiletries will be provided , toilet roll , towels . and if there anything else you require before you arrival we will do our best to accommodate you .
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Lower - 1 Double Bed , Large windows and fitted mirrored wardrobes
    Upper - 1 Double Bed , Spacious lots of cupboard space walk in wardrobes
    Upper - 2 Single Bed , Twin room with walk in wardrobe plenty of storage space
    Lower - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , This is a day room witch Can sleep two
  • All the bedrooms are modernly furnished and freshly decorated , if you require a travel cot or the likes we can provide no problem at all . Also all linen and fresh towels will be provided for you . we will have all rooms ready for you when your party arrives at ochillcottage. If there is anything special that you need before arriving we will do our best to make sure that you stay with us here at ochil cottage is comfortable the futon in the small siting room can sleep another two peaple
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Sand Pit
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Outside the first thing you will notice is the huge court yard area surrounded by nice plants and trees, Also a fence and wall for your privacy . In the court yard we have a large decking area with hammock and outside brick built barbecue . with modern solid wood picnic table witch seats up to 8 people .


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Bannockburn lonely 5apt cottage in historic bannockburn
average rating of 4.645161 based on 36 reviews

Fantastic last minute short break

  • 5 of 5

We booked this at short notice for a short break for half term and we certainly weren't disappointed. We were greeted on arrival by Anne (and her beautiful dog Lara!), who showed us into the warm and fresh smelling property. It was much bigger and more modern looking than the photographs portray, but with a great amount of character.

Anne gave us directions for walks, food establishments and instructions on how to operate the stove, heating, etc then left us to explore the wonderful property. Knowing she was next door was reassuring in case there were any problems, but there weren't.

The location was great for walking the dog, accessing the motorways, visiting Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Unfortunately we didn't have time to visit Edinburgh or Glasgow on this occasion, but both are a short drive away.

I'd certainly recommend this accommodation and hope to return with our 3 teenagers and border terrier for a longer stay in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Ochil cottage so happy you enjoyed staying here and hope to welcome you all back again soon Kind regards Anne
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A lovely cottage and a delightful landlady

  • 5 of 5

We were met on arrival by Anne, who gave us a quick tour, then directed us to the Tartan Arms where we could get a bite to eat and a pint. There we were greeted by a friendly staff, and met several patrons who over the next ten days proved to be a marvellous resource and a wealth of historical knowledge. The comfortable and beautifully appointed accommodations and the generous citizens of the community made for the best holiday ever.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for taking the time to send a review i am very happy you enjoyed your stay at ochil cottage and hope to welcome you back soon kind regards Anne
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In one word - excellent

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there for 7 nights and it worked out very well. The 3 of us were extremely comfortable , with full use of the 3 bedroom cottage. It was very close to our relatives and very convenient to explore all of Scotland. With a full kitchen we did not have to eat restaurant food all the time and that helped set up the day.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. It was lovely meeting you all. Glad you had an amazing week. Hope to see you all again soon.
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Ideal location, neat, tidy and comfy

  • 5 of 5

Booked as a centre for both business and leisure. Ideal location with easy access to major routes; central for Edinburgh and Glasgow. Lots of by close tourist attractions such as Falkirk Wheel, Blair Drummond safari park which are must do's as well as the historic sites of Stirling. Ochil cottage is a quaint cottage in a quite lane, with thick stone walls in the older areas but boasts more modern features within the extensions. Such as a fan over but go on have a go with the traditional range if you've never cooked on one. Should we need to be back in the area no doubt Ochil cottage will be on our radar for accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage in central location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Ochil Cottage with our 3 dogs. The older one especially enjoyed having her bed beside the range cooker which gave off a great heat into the kitchen and also the living room with the door open. All rooms were nice and clean.

Anne was very welcoming and was there if we needed her as her house is just across the garden.

The house is down a single track road which is slightly rough but should be repaired this year. The area is very quiet and we found it great as there was walks right on our doorstep to take the dogs in the morning and evening.

We spent a day in Loch Lomond area and another at Linlithgow Palace.

We ate out one night at The Tartan Arms, also known as McQs, the food was lovely and very reasonably priced.

Great cottage, lovely area and central for touring about. Hope to go back another time.

Thanks Anne.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much for taking the time to write a review very happy that you enjoyed your stay at ochil cottage and hope you can come back soon kind regards Anne
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Gorgeous cottage

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful place to stay with the most cozy kitchen ever. We loved our stay here and really enjoyed the cottage. The decor is gorgeous and the kitchen was my favour room with the warm range type cooker.

It's great for dogs with a beautiful walk nearby. The only negative was the poor internet which meant we had no access unless stood in the garden. However there were loads of books games and dvds so we had plenty to do.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy you enjoyed your stay at Ochil cottage sorry about the Internet I am looking into getting a connection in to the cottage hope you come and visit again when wifi will be working better
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
tartin arms bannockburn 10 mins walk
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
silver sands
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Stirling services
Car: not necessary

There is so much to do i cant list them all but here is just a few either within walking distance or a short drive.

100 meters to the back of the cottage is a driving range and 9 hole golf course non members welcome it also has a fantastic restaurant . then 1mile away you have the world famous Banockburn heritage centre ( Robert the Bruce King of Scots ) Views from the cottage also include the beautiful Stirling Castle . And the Wallaces monument these are a must see . 6 miles away you also have the Blair Drummond Safari Park witch leads onto Callander the gateway to the Trossachs and Highlands . The Campsie fells and Dumyat are also within sight of the cottage great for walking and a bit of hill climbing . We have action adventure activities centres who provide off road 4x4 style , Paintball , Archery ect. Museums. Boat trips on Loch Lomond 30 minutes away. Steam Railway 15 mins , The famous Falkirk Wheel . We have information on all activities days out you can plan ahead.

Other Activities: quad biking , go carting , clay pigeon shooting/hunting , off roading, knockhill race track.

Golf: there is a lovely 9 hole course and driving range only 5mins from the cottage they also have a very good resurant


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bannockburn, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
late summer
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
christmas holidays
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
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

Special rate for two people or last minute nights please get in touch
please note this cottage is avalable for rent long or short lets get i touch for prices or last minite

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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