Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest/ The Trossachs Aberfoyle

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TV, fireplace, DVD player, books
5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, fireplace, DVD player, books
TV, fireplace, DVD player, books

Overview of Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest/ The Trossachs Aberfoyle

Entire home

Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest/ The Trossachs Aberfoyle

4.5/5 Wonderful

Entire home

5 bedrooms5 bathroomsSleeps 10

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
Aberfoyle, Scotland

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLoch Ard Forest7 min drive
  • Popular LocationDoon Hill and Fairy Knowe8 min drive
  • Popular LocationDuke's Pass14 min drive
  • AirportGlasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.)65 min drive

Space details

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, sleeps 10
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    2 single beds
Bedroom 5
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    Combined shower/bath
Bathroom 3
Bathroom 4
    No shower or bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest/ The Trossachs Aberfoyle

Family-friendly holiday home in Stirling
Craigmuick Cottage is a beautiful Scottish House located inside Queen Elizabeth Forest Park by Loch Ard. Its extraordinary location is unique & secluded but only 2 miles from Aberfoyle. Your journey to the cottage will take you through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond into The Trossachs National Park, where the cottage, accessed via a private Forestry Gate and track, is set in one and a half acres of landscaped and natural woodland.
The bubbling River Duchray passes by at the side of the grounds, and the area is a haven for birds and other wildlife including osprey, red kites, red squirrels and red deer. Dating back to the 1800’s, it was once the home of Scottish poet William Glen ( 1783-1826); the cottage has been lovingly renovated and furnished to a very high standard, keeping some of the original features alongside contemporary and excellent quality fittings.This traditional house offers spacious accommodation for 10, plus 1 infant ( if required).
On the ground floor, the spacious and airy open plan living area boasts a traditional stone fire place with an Aga wood burner in the sitting room and is just the place to relax on a chilly evening. The dining area with a large table, is the perfect spot for the whole group to sit together at breakfast and plan the day’s activities. The contemporary kitchen offers excellent quality appliances including a range cooker, and is thoughtfully equipped with everything you will need to prepare a family meal or a celebration dinner. Just off the kitchen is an spacious utility room with laundry facilities, handy for hanging wet coats and storing muddy boots. There is also a cloakroom and double bedroom with en-suite facilities. A great bonus for families with children of all ages is the TV/Playroom room, complete with a cosy seating area and a selection of board games, dvds, books. On the first floor, guests will find four spacious bedrooms with storage space, two of which offer en-suite facilities, a large family bathroom with twin wash hand basins and a walk-in shower.
Stepping out into the garden, the patio is perfect for al fresco dining, playing games and in the evening, star gazing in the forest. If you can tear yourself away from the cottage, you are in the perfect setting for a variety of outdoor pursuits.

This house offers a unique experience of the woo From your front door there are miles of forest tracks to explore on foot or bike. The area is great for hill walking, mountain biking, golf, pony trekking, lochs and fishing. The cottage is located just 2 miles from Aberfoyle, where you can pick up supplies from the local supermarket and enjoy the good selection of eating places and a deli with an award-winning butcher. For days out, Stirling with its historic monuments, ancient castle and shopping centre is a mere twenty five minutes’ drive. Loch Lomond, the single biggest expanse of inland water in the British Isles, has charming villages and bays to explore, and is just half an hour from the cottage. Loch Katrine, Ben Venue, Ben A'an mountains are all only 15 minutes drive from the house and Gleneagles is 40 minutes’ away, the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow is less than an hour’s drive and Perth and Edinburgh are just over an hour away. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.
This is the only house in this Forest so you have endless woodlands to explore as well as the enjoyment of fishing
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

The Owner/Property Manager

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Children's toys


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Coffee grinder
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 5 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Hunting nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 10


  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountain climbing
  • Rafting

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Check-in time starts at 5:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest
Exclusive Unique Woodland Loch Ard Forest/ Trossachs Aberfoyle
Exclusive Unique Woodland Loch Ard Forest
Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest
Exclusive Unique Woodland Loch Ard Forest/ Trossachs Aberfoyle
Exclusive Unique Woodland House Loch Ard Forest
Exclusive Unique Woodland Loch Ard Forest/ Trossachs Aberfoyle
Exclusive Unique Woodland Loch Ard Forest

About this area


Located in Stirling, this holiday home is in a rural area. Galleria Luti and Hamilton Toy Collection are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Aberfoyle Golf Club and Callander Golf Club. Rafting and fishing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain climbing and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Loch Ard Forest - 7 min drive
  • Doon Hill and Fairy Knowe - 8 min drive
  • Queen Elizabeth Forest Park - 9 min drive
  • Aberfoyle Golf Club - 10 min drive
  • Duke's Pass - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Alexandria Balloch Station - 34 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 65 min drive

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 4 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 4 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 4 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 4 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 4 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

3/5 Okay

Nice getaway, bad host
Property is nice however it is in the middle of nowhere, you need to drive through miles of potholes and dodgy roads, car will 100% get damaged on way. As for the host no matter how clean you leave the place or try to tidy up she will try and blame you for damages and mess and will take your deposit. Would not advise on staying in this property

5/5 Excellent

Lovely house in a beautiful location
Fabulous stay, would recommend.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Great house
Great house in a beautifull natural location!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Meticulously updated home in amazing location
This property is truly stellar. Easy to get to from Edinburgh and Glasgow with the feeling of being completely removed. Private and secure with room outside and inside to play and enjoy. On my list for a repeat visit as soon as possible.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2018