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Luxurious Victorian Villa: an ideal place for large family gatherings

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
5
Half Baths
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, large south facing garden, billiard room, drawing room

Situated in one of Stirling’s most picturesque Victorian suburbs amid broad tree lined avenues with views to the Old Town skyline, Castleview is a recently refurbished detatched Victorian Villa built in the 1880s which still retains it’s original, stylish character.

Castleview is a large, 6 bedroom family friendly house with large enclosed private garden situated overlooking a garden square and a 2 minute walk from Stirling’s King’s Park with playing fields, golf, course, tennis courts, children’s play park and skate park. This property can sleep up to 16 people as there is use of a sofa bed in the smaller living room. There is a small additional charge for the use of the sofa bed.

The house has a large kitchen with Aga and electric cooker, large sitting room with open fire, further rear sitting/family room, dining room for 14 and billiard room on the second floor with full size snooker table.

Three of the bedrooms, all doubles, are en-suite with an additional shared bathroom and 3 separate WC's, one upstairs and 2 downstairs. There is an original Victorian bathroom upstairs with Victorian bath and shower from when the house was built. This cannot be used but the room has a working toilet and sink. There is a further double bedroom, one with zip and link beds which can either be 2 x single or one super kingsize bed and a twin room. The dressing room, situated off of the master en-suite room and with separate access from the hall, also has a single bed and a pull out trundle bed.

The original billiard room provides a great room equipped with billiard table, board games, books and a separate downstairs television room has Freeview TV and a selection of DVDs and videos.

The extensive rear south facing garden contains has a large south facing sun terrace with BBQ and garden furniture

Castleview has a calm, quiet feel, but yet it is only five minutes walk from Stirling town centre and 10 minutes walk from the station. The amenities of both Glasgow and Edinburgh can be reached in 45 minutes by train or car.

Stirling is situated at the centre of Scotland and it has direct travel links to many of the major cities in Scotland – including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. There are many attractions in the local area, including, an historic castle which was believed to be the “key to Scotland” in medieval days, many nature walks and hill walking opportunities, numerous fine dining and entertainment establishments and the World’s only boat wheel – the Falkirk Wheel.

There are also many attractions for children all over the local area as well as shops, bakeries and sports opportunities galore as well as a fantastic safari park. There is also a microbrewery, golf course and fishing area should the adults wish to relax too!

More Details

Property Manager
Stirling Self Catering Limited
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Victorian Villa: an ideal place for large family gatherings
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews
Glasgow, United Kingdom
5

Trip Away With Friends

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 15 friends from university booked Castleview for a weekend away in Stirling. The house had everything we all needed with comfortable and impressive rooms for everyone. The customer service was fantastic, being able to contact the owner at any time. Great value for money, highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dysart, United Kingdom
5

A very special weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a weekend in for a friends "special" Birthday. Castleview was a fantastic house for a large group of people, the location is just a short walk from the heart of Stirlings shops and bars. Can't wait to go back for longer next time.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you had an enjoyable time at Castleview. We have lots of guests who book this property for special birthdays and we always find the house lends itself well to this sort of occasion. The proximity to town is also one of its unique points as when in the property and gardens you don't feel like the town is only a few hundred meters away! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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Woodside, Ca
5

2 thumbs up.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and house. Very quiet and awesome neighborhood yet 5 minute walk from town and a great castle. Was perfectly maintained, spacious (very), had great service from manager.

Will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes our day to read a review like this! It is always our aim to do as much as possible to make your stay perfect, and it sounds as though Castleview was ideal for your stay. The location, as you say, is fabulous. It ticks all the boxes for views, location and area! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!
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a great vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and located in a ideal location for exploring both Stirling as well as local areas.

The view of the castle from the living room was stunning and the kitchen gorgeous.

The owner/rental agency/gardener/hired staff were very helpful, available and kind.

We loved the back yard (and lucked into a week of perfect weather) and having outdoor space like that made a huge difference for the kids to run and play.

I'd recommend this house to any large group (we were three separate families and there was plenty of room to spare).

Highly recommend this house for a vacation rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always fantastic to hear that our guests enjoy their holiday! Castleview is the perfect house for holidays with family or friend, and there is so much space which helps! Great to hear that the weather was kind during your stay and you got to enjoy the garden too! Maybe we can welcome you back again in the future.
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Paris, France
5

Wonderful stay.

  • 5 of 5

CasteView is a really nice and comfortable property, we had a very good stay there. We'll definitively recommend it to any large group of friends or family.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, and we are delighted to hear that you had a great stay! Castleview is a fabulous property for a large group of family or friends as there is no shortage of room to spread out, and is in an excellent location. Hopefully we can welcome you back to one of our properties again in the future.
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
5

Great house, extremely pleased with weekend

  • 5 of 5

We visited the house with a group of friends, and had a great weekend. All the rooms were to a high standard, with plenty of bathrooms. The kids loved to play hide and seek in the house!

Very close to the town centre, and a nice walk up to the castle for nice views of the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving us such a great review! We are always delighted to hear that our guests have a fabulous time, and Castleview is the perfect house to get together with a group of friends. Lots of good hiding places for the kids too! Hopefully we can welcome you back again one day!
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Edinburgh/Glasgow
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
various
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Rosyth
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Kings Park
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Stirling
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
M9 Junction 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
various
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Glenshee
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Aberdour
Car: not necessary

Castleview is at the very heart of Stirling City centre; a two minute walk to all the attractions within the historic City: the magnificent Castle and rich Scottish heritage centre, the Old City Jail, the Tollbooth, a modern shopping centre, small quaint arcades and several supermarkets.

The historical Bannockburn Heritage Centre is only a 20-minute walk from the city centre and there is also a good selection of both modern and traditional pubs and restaurants in the area. Nick Nairn’s famous cookery school is also a mere 20 minute drive away in nearby Port of Menteith.

Golf: Golf is available at every turn: Kings Park’s own course and at least another five within Falkirk district, a 15 min drive away. Slightly further afield are the world famous Gleneagles and St Andrew’s Old Course.

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Notes

  • All prices include linen, towels, electricity, gas and a small welcome pack on arrival.

    50% of the total amount is due on booking- the final balance and a £800 refundable good housekeeping deposit are due 6 weeks before arrival date.

    If booking less than 6 weeks before arrival date, full payment plus good housekeeping deposit are due on booking.
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Amenities

Stirling House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En suite for bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En suite for bedroom 2
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Downstairs cloakroom WC
    Bathroom 7 - Downstairs cloakroom WC
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Wet room en-suite with bath and shower for bedroom 4 and 7
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Original Victorian bathroom for bedroom 3. No bath or shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom for bedrooms 3, 4 and 5
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , En suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , En suite
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Use of shared bathroom with bedroom 3 and 6
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Use of shared bathroom with bedrooms 3 and 5
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , Phillipe Starke en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Zip and link beds can be 1 x superking or 2 x single.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Phillipe Starke wet room en-suite
  • The master bedroom ( bedroom 7) has an adjoining 'dressing room ' which has a single bed with additional pull out bed underneath this making bedroom 7 and dressing room particularly suitable for young families.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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