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The Mews - a cottage with a spectacular view

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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This cosy semi-detached cottage is situated on the private estate of Mondhui within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, in a courtyard garden beside the original farmhouse, which dates back several hundred years. The cottage sits in an elevated position in the hills above the Lake of Menteith, Scotland’s only Lake, with stunning panoramic views of the Lake and historic Inchmahome Priory (founded 1238) which Mary Queen of Scots visited. Guests have access to the Health Club and Spa at the Forest Hills Hotel, Kinlochard, which is ten minutes drive from the cottage. This includes free use of a beautiful swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, gym, squash courts and full-sized snooker table. Guests also have a 10% discount on dining at the fabulous Lake Hotel and Waterfront Resta...This cosy semi-detached cottage is situated on the private estate of Mondhui within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, in a courtyard garden beside the original farmhouse, which dates back several hundred years. The cottage sits in an elevated position in the hills above the Lake of Menteith, Scotland’s only Lake, with stunning panoramic views of the Lake and historic Inchmahome Priory (founded 1238) which Mary Queen of Scots visited. Guests have access to the Health Club and Spa at the Forest Hills Hotel, Kinlochard, which is ten minutes drive from the cottage. This includes free use of a beautiful swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, gym, squash courts and full-sized snooker table. Guests also have a 10% discount on dining at the fabulous Lake Hotel and Waterfront Restaurant at the side of the lake. Mondhui itself has been a settlement since prehistoric times and above the property there are “cup and rings” markings. Within the grounds is a duck flighting pond which is ideal for bird watchers and beside the cottage there is a small pond. The area is a haven for birds and other wildlife including osprey, red kites, red squirrels, red deer, pine marten and badgers. From the door of the cottage you can walk directly up into the Menteith Hills and join the Rob Roy Way with hundreds of miles of forest track easily accessible. The cottage is furnished in a contemporary, country style with handmade wooden kitchen units, granite worktops and solid oak flooring throughout. Egyptian cotton linen and hotel quality towels are provided. It is in the perfect setting for those who love outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, golf, pony trekking and fishing - the Lake of Menteith is Scotland’s premier trout fishing venue. It is also a great location for those simply wanting to chill out and enjoy the fabulous view of the lake from the covered porch, courtyard or from the comfy couch in front of the wood burner. Nick Nairn’s famous Cook School is only a few minutes drive away as is the popular Lake Hotel which serves good food at the lakeside. This is an ideal location from which to explore one of Scotland’s most picturesque areas or to use as a base to tour central Scotland. Within 10 minutes from the cottage you can be in Aberfoyle, Callander, the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park at the David Marshall Lodge or taking a sail on the Sir Walter Scott steamship on Loch Katrine. Stirling with its ancient castle is twenty minutes away. Scenic Loch Lomond, the single biggest expanse of inland water in the British Isles, with its charming villages and bays to explore is only half an hour from the cottage. Gleneagles is 40 minutes drive. The cosmopolitan city of Glasgow is less than an hour’s drive with Perth and Edinburgh just over an hour away. There are many historic buildings, castles and distilleries to visit in the area. Shop 4 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile. The Mews can be booked together with The Stable to accommodate up to 4 guests. Accommodation details Ground floor Bedroom: With kingsize bed. Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and marble tiled floor. First floor Open plan living space: With solid oak floor. Living area: With wood burner, 32' Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and iPod dock. Dining area. Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Facilities Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder at £5 per basket. Welcome pack. Miscellaneous Covered porch with garden furniture, leading to courtyard. Shared 42-acre woodland grounds. Guests have access to the Health Club and Spa at the Forest Hills Hotel, Kinlochard, 10 minutes away which includes free use of a swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, gym, squash courts and full-sized snooker table. Guests also have a 10% discount on dining at the fabulous Lake Hotel and Waterfront Restaurant at the side of the lake. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a duck flighting pond in the grounds, ¼ mile away and a small pond adjacent to the cottage. More
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Laura W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2016
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Reviewed 30 September 2019

From the moment we arrived at the Mews we were pleasantly surprised by not only how stunning our accommodation was, which by far exceeded our expectations (the pictures just don’t capture how beautiful the scenery is). But also the love that has gone into making...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Last august my wife and I spent a few days at the old barn. It was the most enjoyable holiday I ever had. The place was comfortable, beautifully decorated, clean and quiet. The view was breathtaking! The lake looked so quiet and peaceful. The owners...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The first thing that strikes you at the Mews cottage are the terrific views over Lake Menteith, from the outside balcony and the upstairs lounge area. it is stunning. The cottage is well furnished with all the modern amenities. It is very comfortable. The hosts...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank mitchellbenhur
Reviewed 11 June 2018

on arrival we were met by laura, ronnie and max who gave us the warmest of welcomes and they soon made us feel at home by showing us around the mews explaining where everything is .the welcome pack was great with essentials and ronnies famous...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank NorthStar779498
Management response:Responded 11 June 2018

Dear Alan, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back next year. Kind regards LAURA

Reviewed 3 June 2018

This was our Fourth visit to Mondhui and once again we had a fantastic time. Laura, Ronnie, and Max are excellent hosts and eager to ensure that everyone has a great experience when they stay at the cottages. This time we had exceptionally good weather...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank TopGunn
Management response:Responded 4 June 2018

Thank you Stuart and Olga for the wonderful review. We thoroughly enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again in September. best wishes LAURA, RONNIE AND MAX xxx

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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Does this holiday rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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