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Mrs D Wake

Speaks english
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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BEAUTIFUL OLD FARMHOUSE IN SCOTLAND

Stirling & Falkirk area Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farm house, sleeps 11 within 9 acres of own land.

In the heart of Scotland, this rural retreat provides a perfect location for exploring central Scotland, the Trossachs and beyond. Windy-Yett Farm was a prestigious dairy farm between the 1600 and 1800s. Now the period farmhouse provides beautiful self-catering holiday accommodation. Windy-Yett is set in 9 acres of rolling fields with its own private lochan (small loch). Wild geese, herons, ducks, toads, badgers, deer, owls, and swallows all frequent Windy-Yett farm regularly. For outdoor fun, croquet, swing ball, and barbecue facilities are all available. The games barn also houses bar-football, table tennis and darts. Wireless broadband internet, wide screen television and x-box all provided for inside entertainment.

The surrounding area provides many opportunities for walking and cycling. Scenic forest, country, canal, river walks and cycle paths can all be found within a few miles, some starting at the local village.

Windy-Yett Farm dates from the 1600s. Now the historic farmhouse, original stone outbuildings, and surrounding landscape and lochan provide a beautiful self-catering holiday location in the heart of Scotland.

Inside the farmhouse is crammed with period features - exposed stone walls, fireplaces, wooden beams, cornicing, original staircase etc. The main house is on 2 levels. Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms and 1 triple bedroom. The public rooms and bunk room are downstairs. An extra double sofa bed is found downstairs in the 2nd sitting room / music room. The main sitting room forms the heart of the house with exposed stone walls, wooden ceiling beams, a wood burning stove and patio doors onto the garden. A cosy second sitting room/play room/games room gives additional public space or can function as an extra bedroom. The large luxury dining kitchen has been recently renovated with beautiful custom slate flooring and granite worktops.

It houses an electric oven/hob and integrated microwave, an oil fired Raeburn cooker and integrated dishwasher and washer/dryer. A separate dining room with oak table and leather chairs provides an alternative more formal dining setting.

Outside, Windy-Yett is set in 9 acres of rolling landscape with its own private lochan. Wild geese (including rare Bean geese), herons, ducks, toads, badgers, deer, owls, and swallows all frequent Windy Yett farm regularly. The Games Barn houses table tennis, barn football and darts for use by residents. The patio area has garden furniture and barbeque facilities and views of the water. Additional quiet outdoor space can be found in the orchard. Croquet and other outdoor games are available.

Windy-Yett is in an enviable position right in the centre of Scotland. Within 10 minutes drive is Linlithgow Palace, Torphichen Refectory, Cairnpapple ancient burial mound and Falkirk Wheel.

Within 30 minutes; Stirling Castle, Hopetoun House, cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Mrs D Wake

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english

We're a Scottish family who have lived at the farm and now stay nearby in Edinburgh.

Mrs D Wake purchased this farmhouse in 2006

We fell in love with the place and so will you. Now can't bear to sell it so rent it out.

Homely farm remote enough to feel in the country but on the door step of the Scottish Highlands, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Only 25 minutes from Edinburgh Airport.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Reviews

Property Reviews

Beautiful Old Farmhouse in Scotland
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
business
Beautiful Old Farmhouse in Scotland
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p728913
Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
5

Fantastic country getaway for all the family

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
We stayed at Windy Yett for a weekend family break and loved every minute of it. The weather wasn't the greatest but the spaciousness of the house meant that this didn't matter and we split our time between the fantastic games barn, the massive and well-stocked kitchen, the pool table and the big screen equipped living room. Quirky, fun and well-located for exploring the nearby surroundings - we'd highly recommend it!
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! Hopefully we'll see you back and the rugby score will be a bit more favourable!
business
Beautiful Old Farmhouse in Scotland
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p728913
Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
5

Wonderful welcoming house

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
A lovely warm and very special house. Beautifully decorated and very well equipped. We had a great weekend celebrating my birthday with lots of friends. The Christmas tree and decorations were a lovely welcoming touch. The pool table was particularly popular!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and thanks for the lovely review!

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Rosyth
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Avonbridge
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Grangemouth

In the general are there are plenty of activities such as horse riding, golf, fishing, walks and cycle routes. Also there is a rich historical landscape with castles, palaces, roman walls, canals and old steam railways to explore.

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Availability & Rates

Stirling & Falkirk area Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
April
Apr 5 2014 - Apr 25 2014
£895
7 nights
 
 
May
Apr 26 2014 - May 30 2014
£825
2 nights
 
 
June
Jun 2 2014 - Jun 30 2014
£945
7 nights
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2014 - Sep 2 2014
£1,295
7 nights
 

Notes

  • Rental period is Saturday-Saturday, arrival 3pm and departure at 10.00am.

    Weekend/short breaks considered during off peak times.

Amenities

Stirling & Falkirk area Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Family
General:
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Wood Stove
  • Hair Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Activities Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Maps
  • Wireless Internet
  • Firewood
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Pantry Items
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Family
  • Family room has a double bed and a single. One double rooms is an optional sofa bed in the music room.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • VCR
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Piano
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Games for Kids
  • Foosball
  • Radio
  • Video Games
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Ping Pong Table
  • CD Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • forests
  • ruins
  • museums
  • autumn foliage
  • recreation center
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • laundromat
  • groceries
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • spelunking
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • fishing