Lodge at Balquhidder Station, Lochearnhead

Holiday Cottage: 5643 Stirling

Lodge exterior

Visit Scotland:   4 star
Situated in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, this luxury wooden lodge was built in 2008, designed and furnished to a high specification. Ideal for family holidays, the lodge has 3 bedrooms (one with ensuite shower room), open plan living area, family bathroom, extensive deck and garden area.

The lodge is one of seven in a small, family run holiday park, but is privately owned and managed. It combines privacy with the convenience of on site facilities such as a farm shop, children’s play area and nature trail.

The lodge is extremely well equipped, and inside you can find:
Kitchen: gas hob & oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, blender.
Dining: solid oak table, 6 oak dining chairs.
Lounge: 32-inch Sony Bravia TV, Sky freeview, DVD player & extensive DVD library, iPod dock, PS2 & games, books and maps, 2 3-seater sofas.

Bedrooms: Master bedroom with king size bed, ensuite shower room, built in wardrobe; bedroom 2 with king size bed, built in wardrobe; bunk bedroom with 2 full size single beds. Bed linen & towels included.
Family bathroom with shower over bath.
Vestibule with cupboards to hang outdoor kit.

Outside the lodge:
Enjoy the stunning views from the extensive decking to front and side, solid wood table & 6 chairs (seat cushions provided), 2 further benches, potted herbs & shrubs. Grassed area with fire pit style barbeque, 2 loungers and drinks table. Shallow, but steep burn to side & pond to rear.

In oak woodlands, on a west facing slope, with a burn to one side & pond at rear, the site attracts local wildlife in abundance, including a lively family of red squirrels. Bird food is provided for the feeders around the lodge, and you can expect to see chaffinches, tits, siskins, tree creepers and wagtails.

Private parking for 2 cars.

Local services include an on site shop, restaurant (open part year) within 5 minutes walk, hotel-pub within 15 minutes walk, and the famous Rob Roy's Grave is 4 miles away.

At Lochearnhead (2 miles) there is a water sports centre and fishing permits are available for the Loch and local rivers. The area is excellent for walking with paths to Strathyre (4 miles) and Lochearnhead (2 miles).

There are many Munros and Corbetts nearby - the closest Munros being Ben Vorlich and Stuc A Croin, within a short drive. Corbetts Creag Mac Ranaich and Meall an-t-Sallaidh can be climbed from the lodge.

  • Beautiful views over the hills.
  • Red squirrels in the trees.

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Living area
Living area
Living/dining area
Living/dining area
Lodge bedroom 2
Lodge bedroom 2

Sleeps:   6
Bedrooms:   3
Cot Available:   No
Disabled Facilities: No.

Linen Provided: Yes.
Bed linen provided, with all beds made up for your arrival. Bath towels, tea towels and kitchen cloths provided.
Pets Allowed: No.

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Gas
Open Fire: No.

Smoking Allowed: No.
Smoking is not permitted in the lodge or deck areas. Guests may smoke in the garden area.
Outdoor Facilities: Yes.
Large deck with stunning views, 6 chairs, dining table, 2 benches.
Grassed garden area with firepit style barbeque, 2 loungers, drinks table.
Lodge is beside a small, fast flowing burn (stream).
Local Services: On site farm shop sells local produce including wild venison and hill lamb.
Small childrens play area on site.
Situated next to National Cycle Route 7.
Restaurant opposite site open spring/summer.
Hotel/pub 1 mile walk open year round.

From the south (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling):
Leave the M9 at junction 10 and head on to the A84, through Callander and then about 12 miles later through Strathyre. About 2 miles north of Strathyre do not take the Kingshouse turn off (signed Balquhidder) - stay on the A84 for another mile, looking out for the signs for Balquhidder Braes Holiday Park on the right hand side - turn right into the Park.

Local and City Link buses stop at Kingshouse, 1 mile away.
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Nearby Attractions on AboutBritain.com

Pricing and Opening Times
Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

Weekly rental price 2013:

January £475
February £475
March £475
April May £550
June £550
July August £690
September October £550
November December £475
New year/Christmas £800

Minimum stays is 7 nights but can start rental on any day of the week, subject to availability. Shorter stays (minimum 4 nights) may be available in low season - please enquire for more details. £100 deposit required to secure booking, full amount payable 6 weeks prior to holiday. £150 refundable damage deposit also required.

Open year round.

Awards and Accolades
Guest Book Comments:
Awards from STB are for the site as a whole, rather than this individual lodge.
Site also has STB Green Tourism Award.

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