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The Garden Studio in Spring
Rainbow over Garden Studio
Studio Interior
Glorious Harris Tweed Curtain!
Open plan with Shower room (disabled seat)
Orchard from Garden Studio
View from Studio Deck
Come and play Tennis!
The Kelpies a short distance away
Garden Studio interior view
Large power shower with seat
Garden Studio open plan
Garden Studio interior with French Windows on to deck overlooking orchard
Fully equipped Galley kitchen
King size Double with large storage drawer
Comfortable seating in open plan Studio
Sunset from The Garden Studio
January in the snow but warm as toast inside the Studio!
Local view of Ben Ledi on a winters day
View from decking in Spring
Nearby Doune Castle 'Outlander' series location!
View from the sofa!
Studio interior
Kitchenette containing washing machine, fridge and cooker
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Doune, Stirling, Scotland
Rural Romantic Hideaway for two in central Scotland near Stirling.
Peaceful rural setting within the old orchard at Mackeanston House, near Doune, Stirling and the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. We are two miles from Doune Castle used as a location in the Outlander series. TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STAY SELF CATER. The open plan Studio has a king sized double bed, sofa, kitchenette, dining table and chairs. Separate Shower room with WC basin and large power shower with disabled seat. French windows open onto decking area with table and chairs with views over the orchard, the Gargunnock hills and the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Wake to the sound of birdsong and the stream running alongside the Studio in which trout have been seen! Furnished with the most beautiful Harris tweed and pretty floral Sanderson fabric - all wh...
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Listing #HL1770450
About the Owner
Fiona G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We provide a small welcome pack containing essentials like milk,butter,bread,tea, coffee etc. We like to respect your privacy but are nearby should you need us. We find text is a good way of communicating. We invite guests to go straight to the Studio and let themselves in, it is normally left open for your arrival.
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

This is a great location for exploring both Sterling as well as a visit to Doune Castle. It is also a short trip over to Falkirk. The "tiny house" is so lovely with such thoughtful attention to include everything you may need for a peaceful...More

Thank Faith T
Fiona G, VR Owner at THE GARDEN STUDIO FOR TWO PEACEFUL RURAL SCOTLAND, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your heartwarming review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Lovely location, clean,well presented great attention to detail. Would have given it 5 but we think the dresser needs to be swapped with the wardrobe so that the food can be stored next to the kitchen. (this would not be an issue if you were...More

Thank Jean C
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

We are not long back from this gorgeous wee lodge. We spend 4days here over new year and couldn't have asked for more. The weather was especially bad in the run up to our stay and Fiona the owner couldn't have been more helpful in...More

Thank Laura M
Fiona G, VR Owner at THE GARDEN STUDIO FOR TWO PEACEFUL RURAL SCOTLAND, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Thanks so much for your encouraging comments - a great start to 2018 for us. Haste ye back!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking inside the property is strictly forbidden. This is a peaceful rural retreat and we ask guests to kindly keep it that way. Please drive slowly down the drive as there may...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Aug 15, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2018
2 nights
Default 2 nights
Aug 15, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2018
2 nights
Default 2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bed linen and towels bathrobes and slippers provided.. Minimum stay TWO NIGHTS (Christmas and New Year minimum stay Three nights ) Welcome Pack included. Free use of all weather tennis court. Free Wi-Fi and parking.
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About the neighborhood
The Garden Studio is surrounded by farmland within the one acre walled garden at Mackeanston House which provides Dinner Bed and Breakfast in a family home environment. Guests can share use of the all weather tennis court with the family all year round. Dinner can also be booked at Mackeanston House, which takes a maximum of six guests for meals, using first class local produce, much of it organic and home grow. Colin and Fiona are experienced hosts who have welcomed guests to their home for over twenty years.
Getting around
A car is essential to get the best out of the area. DUNBLANE railway station is five miles away. Edinburgh airport is 45 miles. Edinburgh, GLASGOW and Perth are all within one hour travel by car. Ideal central base from which to explore Stirling, Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and beyond.
Car recommended
How to get there
From M9 Perth/Stirling motorway, take junction 10, 5 miles on turn LEFT on to B826 for THORNHILL. 2miles on turn LEFT up farm drive, then turn RIGHT down drive marked Mackeanston HOUSE, go past black gates of house down to bottom of drive and park beside garage opposite notice Garden Studio. Through green gate and the Garden Studio is in front of you
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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