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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
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Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
Open plan lounge Lounge overlooks amazing view of river gorge
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38 reviews
Barn Cottage, beautifully located by the Falls of Dochart
Open plan lounge
Lounge overlooks amazing view of river gorge
Juliet balcony looks out onto burn and with occasional glimpses of ponies or deer in field beyond
All mod con appliances and well stocked kitchen staples in cupboards
A burn borders the patio garden and is a lovely place to sit and enjoy the sound of water
Triple room with lovely views of woods and river
View of gravelled front garden/parking area and wooded river bank.
The burn tumbles steeply down the garden into the pools and river below
Historic stone pillars at entrance to farm estate, cottage is tucked 50 ms up drive (roof visible)
Occasional sighting of orangutang (well during scarecrow festival:)
Fully tiled, Mira shower, heated towel rail and underfloor heating
a snowy scene, but warm and cozy inside
The old hayloft hatch is now a window with balcony
Falls of Dochart from bridge just two mins from door
A natural pool for wild swimming at the Falls
The Old Mill with renovated working wheel at the Falls
Alfresco dining options, patio furniture at both front and back of cottage
View of River Dochart from window
A frequent visitor to our bird feeder!
View of gable end of cottage from Yellow Island, across the River Dochart
wintry view of River Dochart from lounge window.
Loch Lubnaig, just one of many sparkling lochs to visit
Entrance to Yellow Island, the burial place of Clan McNab, opposite cottage
Another lovely spot at Ardeonaig just a few miles away
Garden burn with view of bridge crossing over to cottage
Stream flows by bedroom window before plunging to join river below
The burn in autumn
A view of the mountains from the bridge over the famous Falls
The bridge adjacent to cottage
Famed Falls of Dochart
Loch Tay, just a ten minutes walk from the cottage.
View downstream of River Dochart from bridge
Woodland walks abound
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Killin, Loch Tay, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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nikkicook...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great stay away”
Reviewed May 24, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This cottage offers everything you want in a home away from home. Its comfy, has a well stocked kitchen for essentials, good DVD collection and in a great location. It was lovely coming back here after a day of walking/exploring, we really felt as if we could relax as we would at home.
The location is great too, with the local pub only 2 minutes walk away (but you dont hear any noise in the evening). Everything you need is in walking distance and the path that goes past the front door leads down to the Loch (5-10 minute walk), what else could you ask for.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Samphire6...
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Our 2nd time renting here.”
Reviewed April 24, 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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A perfect place to stay in Scotland. Central to so many areas of outstanding beauty and interest.
The cottage is VERY well equipped with comfy beds (a must). The double in main room has a electric blanket to add to the super comfy bed.

Underfloor heating in the bathroom which has a shower, always nice to have on the feet in the night and first thing in the morning as well as a heated towel rail.

The kitchen has ALL the equipment you need for a stay and more. I love the fact I do not have to bring my own slow cooker with me.

The Wifi is a lot more stable this year too.

If you need to just put your brain ti the side and relax this is the place to do it.

Please feel free to ask questions.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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angelador...
Goa, India
1 review
“Fabulous little cottage in great location”
Reviewed April 19, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

A little gem of a cottage situated right next to the beautiful Falls of Dochart in the lovely village of Killin. I visited Barn Cottage over the Easter holidays with my kids and we all loved it. The cosy cottage was spotlessly clean and well equipped and we felt at home straight away. We loved the living area on the first floor which was cosy and yet light and airy.
The location was perfect for exploring the surrounding countryside- an easy drive from scenic loch Tay and kenmore and from Callander.
We had a fabulous time and will definitely be back.

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Reviewed January 4, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 20, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

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Liked best: The Cottage and it's location
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

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Diane P
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Idyllic Resting Place”
Reviewed September 25, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

This rental cottage was rented through Holiday Lettings, but the individual attention from the owner was perfect. This cottage is in a perfect location for anybody who likes walking or cycling, the countryside is absolutly stunning. We were not into any of the above but the quietness of the cottage and the peacefulness of the surroundings was ideal for us.
The Falls of Dochart are at the end of the drive way and are a spectacular attraction. Killin village has all you would need except for a petrol station! There are several eating places ranging from the chip van that parks in the community centre car park to the 3 star Killin Hotel and lots of places in between. The eating place we went to was the Smiddy which was only 5 minutes walk from the cottage.The drives around the area are phenomenal with mountain views and the beautiful Loch Tay, where can be found the Crannog a reconstruction of a prehistoric Scottish habitat, excellent for visiting with a good restaurant and museum and gift shop.If all you want to do is chill out in a superb, excellantly equipped, light and airy home from home this is it. Karen, the owner, will tell you ghat the cottage is upside down, beds on the ground floor and living area up stairs giving you the best of the views and the stream and waterfall that runs through the garden. Lots of birds and red squirrels regularly visit the g7arden and the babbling brook makes for very relaxing life style. All in all an excellent, superb, idyllic, place to call home.

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Liked best: The peaceful nature of the place and it was in Scotland!!
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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