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Luxury 2-bed conversion in Bothwell village, near Glasgow

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Bothwell Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2-bedroom, 1-shower room, sleeps 4

Bothwell 37A is a luxury 2-bed conversion, newly renovated to the highest standard, situated in a scenic conservation village, 15 minutes drive from the Glasgow city centre and within easy reach of Stirling and Edinburgh. The luxury accommodation at Bothwell 37A comprises of 1 double and 1 twin bedroom, fully equipped kitchen/lounge/dining room, shower room with walk-in shower and the main bedroom has the addition of en-suite. The owners use the property as their own holiday home so the standard is exceptional. Bothwell 37A benefits from its own driveway and has a rear south facing garden with a patio area.

Facilities: Television/DVD player in lounge/bedroom 1 & 2

Gas central heating throughout property

Children welcome

Breakfast bar


Washing machine

Electric cooker




French doors to rear garden

Iron / iron board available

Linen provided

Mains electricity


Private, off street parking on own driveway

Secluded garden, with patio, table & chairs & BBQ.

Local Attractions: Bothwell Castle

David Livingstone Centre


East Kilbride

Chatelherault Country Park

Strathclyde Park

Stirling Castle

Wallace Monument


More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Karen McLaughlin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Karen McLaughlin

I am originally from Hamilton in Scotland but now live with my family in Nottingham. This is our holiday home which we totally renovated a few years ago and use it to visit our family in Scotland.

Karen McLaughlin purchased this apartment in 2010


based on 9 traveler reviews

Luxury 2-bed conversion in Bothwell village, near Glasgow
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Home from home.

  • 5 of 5

Great experience with this apartment. Bothwell is a gorgeous little village and the apartment was perfect for our family of two adults and two children. The apartment is modern, clean and furnished with every modern convenience. It was a pleasure to deal with Karen and Patricia and I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Excellent location, very hospitable hosts.

  • 4 of 5

The flat is very conveniently located on Bothwell high street, right between two of the best Italian restaurants in the area. The fact that everything is in one level is oerfect if you are traveling with anyone with mobility issues, or an elderley parrent. Excellent WiFi, and everything you need for a comfortable stay. The main bathroom is very small but recently renovated.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in my holiday home. I agree with you regarding the Italian restaurants. I think they're some of the best in the country..
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Compact & Bijoux

  • 5 of 5

What an adorable place to stay. The accommodation is perfect for a short term let. Excellently appointed with clean, fresh, modern decor. I was visiting for business and having access to wifi was a real bonus! Booking process was very straightforward and I was kept well informed throughout the process, I found Karen very pleasant and easy to deal with. I am happy to highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Great location - shame about the property

  • 3 of 5

Location was ideal. The kitchen needs to be thoroughly cleaned and also the fridge/freezer doors need hanging on the opposite side due to the small kitchen. Had issues with both toilets in the property. Shower needs a door or curtain as it floods the shower room. Only comfortable seating for three people. Food thrown over wall from neighbouring restaurant.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Owner's Response: Thanks Allen for giving me some feedback on our apartment. Firstly I was upset to hear that you were not completely happy with your stay. In the 4 years that we have had this as our holiday home, this is the first time that anyone has said anything negative about it. I wish you had let me know during your stay that you had issues with the toilets and the food from the very nice restaurant next door and I would have tried to help with that but thanks for letting me know now. I will speak to the owner to make sure this doesn't happen again and if there is an issue with the kitchen cleaning I will address it. I realise that the lounge/kitchen is compact but hope that the photographs on the website do reflect this and the seating availability. I understand the weather was bad during your stay and you may not have seen Scotland at its best but I hope that doesn't put you off visiting our beautiful country again.
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  • 5 of 5

I loved staying in this Bothwell apartment. It was cozy and comfortable and had all the amenities I needed. I’m just sorry I was unable to enjoy the lovely back patio, as it was raining most of the time I was there. The apartment is clean and bright – modern appliances and décor. There is a comfortable living area adjacent to the kitchen. Since I was the only one staying, the twin bedroom was used for luggage storage. The master bedroom was very comfortable.

Location: The apartment is conveniently located outside Glasgow where it’s easy to hop on the highway for day trips to surrounding areas. Bothwell Castle is just a mile or so away and is a nice walk (or run, as I did). Next to Bothwell Castle is the River Clyde, which is gorgeous. If you are a runner – this is a great location for a run along the river. Quiet, beautiful and on a trail. Bothwell Castle is very interesting and the employee who was there – I believe his name was John – was very knowledgeable in its history and the area.

Restaurants: I only ate at the Italian restaurant next door as I utilized the kitchen and cooked meals and breakfast. The restaurant has good prices and friendly staff and the food was great. There is a Tesco Market within walking distance (the parking lot is a bit small).

Customer Service: Karen was great to work with. I’m in the U.S. and so we did our correspondence via email. She explained the whole process and the schedule of payments. Working through Homeaway was a good experience as well. Everything was very easy to handle. I arrived later in the day and was met by Karen’s Aunt Tricia and Karen’s mum. They welcomed me in and showed me around. You haven’t had a walkthrough until Aunt Tricia shows you the trick with the toilet in the master bedroom! Tricia and Karen were also very responsive when I thought the washing machine was not working. I didn’t know you had to set it to the “0” at the top of the dial. (The settings are different than other washers I’ve used in the UK and very different from mine in the U.S.). Tricia checked and left a note explaining how to turn it on. Thank you Tricia and Karen for dealing with this American tourist! 

I live in a very similar “granny cottage” in the U.S. that is small and cozy. I really felt like this was my home away from home. Thank you Karen for being a gracious host. Thank you Aunt Tricia for helping me with the washing machine! My only regret is that I didn’t get to meet the fabulous neighbors.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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Owner's Response: Many thanks Leslie for your lovely comments. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in Bothwell. It is a lovely village and you seemed to enjoy it as much as we do. I hope you will come back to visit Scotland again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

This apartment is situated in Bothwell, a picturesque village just outside Glasgow City. It is very easy to get to from the South as the Junction 5 on M74 is only a few minutes drive. Everything we needed was within a walking distance, including all the restaurants, takeaway shops and a Co-op. Karen, the owner of the property, and Patricia, her aunt who looked after us on arrival, were very kind and helpful. We stayed in the apartment for 4 nights very comfortably and relaxed (certainly our son enjoyed a TV in his bedroom!). We will certainly go back to this apartment in the next visit to Glasgow.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Metres
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Bothwell Castle Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
Junction 5, M74
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
China Cottage + (8 restaurants within walking )
Nearest Beach
38 Miles
Car: recommended

Bothwell 37A is contained within 1/4 of an idyllic house, one of the oldest residential properties in the village of Bothwell. With it's easy access to the M74 / M73 & M8 motorways it's an ideal base location for an exploration holiday in Scotland. The village has a number of category 'A' listed buildings including Bothwell Castle, Bothwell Bridge and Bothwell Parish Church. The location is 15 minutes drive from the Glasgow city centre and within easy reach of Stirling and Edinburgh. Strathclyde Country Park, nearby, is one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions with loads to do including sailing, kayaking, rowing, country walks, play area, café, fitness gym, open play areas, bike hire and fun boats.

The park lies in 400 hectares of countryside in the valley of the River Clyde in North Lanarkshire,

Golf: Bothwell Castle Golf Club is considered by many to be one of the premier parkland golf clubs around Glasgow and in central Scotland. Bothwell Castle Golf Club is a flat parkland course with mature trees framing many of its fairways and excellent greens. Located in the woodland area surrounding the 13th century Bothwell Castle, it is 10 miles from Glasgow City Centre and easily accessible from all directions being 1 mile from the M74 and 2 miles from the M8. Bothwell Castle Golf Club is a popular course with members and also visitors, many of whom return year after year. The course is well maintained and is challenging for players at all levels. The clubhouse with its excellent modern facilities is comfortable, welcoming and the staff provide an excellent service. It is a perfect venue for corporate and smaller group outings.


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Bothwell Apartment Rental Rates

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Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
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Nov 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
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Christmas 2015
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
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Jan 4 2017 - Feb 28 2017
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Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
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2 night minimum stay

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Bothwell Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En-suite toilet
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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