BANKED FARMHOUSE, SELF CATERING, PRIVATE EQUESTRIAN FACILITY

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Val Gair

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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BANKED FARMHOUSE, SELF CATERING, PRIVATE EQUESTRIAN FACILITY

Stirling & Falkirk area Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Holiday home, stirling

Old Bankend farmhouse near Stirling was built around the turn of the last century, set in fantastic countryside ,surrounded by fantastic views. It offers a high standard of accommodation and comfort. It has a great location and makes exploring Scotland very easy from this idyllic base I The house has been recently restored and offers 5 double bedrooms and 2 reception rooms, all with glorious views, of Stirling Castle and Wallace Monument. Downstairs there are 2 public rooms (one could be an extra bedroom) and a large modern shower room. The sitting room looks directly at Stirling Castle and has an open fire for cosy evenings, A lovely wood burning stove and flat screen TV are in the sitting room close to the large kitchen /dining area which leads via French doors to all fresco dining and barbecue area. The front garden enclosed enjoys morning sunshine, and the patio collects all the afternoon sun. This unique house can cater very easily for large and small groups.

Golfing enthusiasts, there are golf courses galore, two are visible from the farmhouse. Gleneagles is 20 minutes up the motorway. St Andrews Old Course is 1 hour away.

There is lots of fishing locally, If you prefer a bit of history , Stirling is steeped in it, Stirling Castle, Wallaces Monument, Bannokburn Heritage Centre. The tollboth, Old Town Jail, and loads more. The Safari Park is 5mins away, Go Ape, for a zip wire treat for the energetic.

Boat trips on Loch Lomond 25mins away, Stirling University is available for the complete sports facility.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Val Gair

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
Speaks english
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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 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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Reviews

Property Reviews

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Banked farmhouse, self catering, private equestrian facility
average rating of 4.4666667 based on 16 reviews
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Banked farmhouse, self catering, private equestrian facility
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Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
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5

Vacation at Old Bankend Farm.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
8 of us, adults from Vancouver British Columbia spent a week at the farm during our U.K. vacation and were glad that we did, trust me this place has it all, old world charm combined with all mod cons idealy situated for exploring the highlands, conveniently located for major cities and tourist attractions,of which there are plenty,something for every one ,and at the same time is an ideal place if all you wan;t to do is relax, walk about the farm and just let the world pass you by for a few days.Val the owner is close by and is full of helpful information and she is not in your face like some owners can be.If you are planning a vacation in Scotland give the farmhouse a whirl you wont regret it.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Banked farmhouse, self catering, private equestrian facility
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p81726
+44 01786472620
Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
5

Excellent, would definitely return!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
Very spacious and luxurious cottage with excellent facilities.
The owner was very helpful.

This would suit a large family or a group of friends wanting to get away.
It is a short drive away to Stirling (or walk if it takes your fancy however this takes you down the side of a busy main road) and in a great location.

Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
Thanks!
Helpful votes: 0/1
business
Banked farmhouse, self catering, private equestrian facility
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p81726
+44 01786472620
Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
5

Excellent, would definitely return!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
Very spacious and luxurious cottage with excellent facilities.
The owner was very helpful.

This would suit a large family or a group of friends wanting to get away.
It is a short drive away to Stirling (or walk if it takes your fancy however this takes you down the side of a busy main road) and in a great location.

Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
Thanks!
Helpful votes: 0/1
business
Banked farmhouse, self catering, private equestrian facility
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p81726
+44 01786472620
Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
5

July visit with 3-generation extended family

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
Our 3-generation extended family of 8 spent a week at Bankend Farmhouse in July. The house was large, clean, and comfortable, and well furnished. We especially appreciated the kitchen and large dining table for the family to linger over dinner.

The location was a great base to explore around Scotland. The setting was beautiful - the view outside the window was horses and Stirling Castle. The kids and even the teenagers loved walking around the farm.

Val was very helpful with information and directions, etc.
Helpful votes: 0/1
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Banked farmhouse, self catering, private equestrian facility
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p81726
+44 01786472620
Stirling & Falkirk area Argyll & Stirling
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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begium group

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
Hello Val


The trip went really smooth. We only had one que of 30 minutes at Birmingham.


We all want to return to scotland, because we had a beautiful trip in a lovely house. Everyone keeps posting on Facebook, I want to return to the house in stirling.


About the chocolates, your welcome...


The weather was not disappointing at all. It's scotland, so we expected worse. And mostly, it rained at night when we where at your house again.


We really had a good trip, and thank you we could stay in that house. I hope you trust the belgian youth a bit more now.


Kind regards
Kevin Holvoet
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
10 minutes to loch side
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Stirling
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
beach
Car: recommended
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Availability & Rates

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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
 
high
Mar 18 2014 - Sep 30 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£216
£216
Fri,Sat,Sun
£950
3 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Ryder Cup
Sep 22 2014 - Sep 28 2014
£5,000
Flat fee
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £15.00
Notes The above prices are for 6 persons sharing.

A supplementary charge will be added for each extra person per day
low/Mid £20 per person per day.
Peak £25 per person per day.

Weekend breaks are available in mid /low season only , weekend break 3 nights £650.

Please contact me for Christmas week price
All bedlinen and towels are supplied , £10 of electricity, large basket of logs, kindling
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Amenities

Stirling & Falkirk area Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Tiled Stove
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • The family upstairs bathroom, has an electric shower over a large bath, toilet and wash hand basin. Downstairs there is a large shower room with soaker shower complete with hand shower, toilet and wash hand basin. All bathrooms are new. The TV room has seats in place for 7 people more seats can be added if necessary
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 6 twin/ single , 2 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , All twins can zip and link to make king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 6 twin/ single , 2 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , All twins can zip and link to make king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , All twins can zip and link to make king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , All twins can zip and link to make king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , All twins can zip and link to make king
  • This house has 5 bedrooms, downstairs we have 1 king bed and 1 twin room, upstairs we have 1 double bedroom and 2 more twin bedrooms. All bedrooms are large, light and have superb views over the surrounding countryside. They have superior mattresses which are new, lovely bed linen and large bath towels.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Sand Box
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • recreation center
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • rafting
  • ice skating
  • tennis
  • roller blading
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • hunting small game
  • fly fishing
  • hunting big game
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • surfing
  • equestrian events
  • pier fishing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountaineering
Notes:
We can and will be pleased to provide anything that our guests desire where ever possible.
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