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The Tool Shed - Fordhead, Kippen, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Scotland - Sleeps 2+1

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The Tool Shed

Fordhead Farm overlooks the Fords of Frew on the River Forth, some nine miles west of Stirling in Central Scotland and offers three lovely holiday cottages in the midst of some of the finest countryside and scenery in Scotland.

Located within a peaceful setting and with the private use of the large hot tub, situated in its own private cabin (available on request), Fordhead Farm provides plenty of opportunity to relax. Here you can stroll along the riverbank, or wander through the recently planted Scottish native woodland and enjoy the varied bird and wildlife.

The pretty village of Kippen is just a mile away from the farm and offers historic buildings and lovely traditional pubs and restaurants. Also within easy reach are Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh and The Trossachs, making this an ideal central touring base for your holiday.

This region is known as the Carse of Stirling and is one of the most fertile areas in Scotland where the vast majority of hay is grown and harvested. The farm offers guests the opportunity to escape the pressures of every day life and guests are lucky enough to be able to enjoy exclusive fishing amongst beautiful countryside where you can fish for Brown Trout, Salmon and Sea Trout. Alternatively enjoy a game of tennis or relax in a wonderful hot tub.

The Tool Shed is a superb conversion of the original farm Tool Shed. It resides in a traditional sandstone barn and enjoys spectacular views to the north and west.

Providing luxurious accommodation for a couple, this is the ideal retreat for a romantic break, a relaxing holiday or as a base from which to explore the surrounding area.

The Tool Shed is light, airy and extremely spacious. It is equipped to the highest possible standard and features an outstanding craftsmen-built, wooden spiral staircase leading from the lounge area to the mezzanine bedroom.

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  • Internet Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Cot

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The open-plan living area in the Tool Shed is on the ground floor and is accessed from the tiled entrance porch.

The lounge area is central to the dining area, the kitchen and the bathroom. Here, traditional architecture and antique stained glass meet modern technology with the electrically operated velux blinds, flatscreen TV and CD player!

The Dining Area has a circular table with seating for 2 adults. As an alternative, you can enjoy your evening meal on the Patio during the warmer summer months. The sunsets in summer are often stunning in this part of the world and the Patio is perfect for viewing the spectacle.

The living area receives ample natural light from the west facing windows. The stained glass window on the east wall augments the light level and is very attractive, especially on sunny mornings.

The mezzanine bedroom overlooks the lower living area and enhances the spacious atmosphere of the Tool Shed. Natural light is provided from the sky light windows which offer a superb panoramic view from the village of Kippen to Ben Lomond and the Menteith Hills. The bedroom is accessed by the beautiful spiral staircase and balustrade - hand crafted in solid white ash.

The kitchen is directly below the mezzanine area and is fitted with a microwave, an oven, 4 ring hob, fridge, kettle, etc. The bathroom is adjacent to the kitchen and features a powerful electric shower. Laundry facilities (an automatic washing machine) is located in the bathroom.

Additional information: Dogs are welcome and there are some lovely walks along the riverbanks for them to enjoy. Guests have the private use of the large hot tub, situated in its own private cabin (available on request). Water, electricity and central heating costs are included within the rent and towels and bedlinen are provided at no extra charge. Broadband internet access available upon request. Guests have the use of tennis courts, hot tubs and a games room with pool table.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £275
Mid Season from £395
High Season from £460

Key details:
Star Rating: 4 Star

Pets: Yes, 1 dog
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Please enquire with owner

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 2+1 people in 1 bedroom (Double)

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