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Beech Cottage, Wester Lix, nr Killin


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Beech Cottage provides extremely comfortable, self-catering accommodation at Wester Lix, near Killin, the gateway to The Scottish Highlands.

The cottage is one of four, situated in a tranquil setting in a secluded forest clearing, yet only 2 miles from the picturesque and bustling village of Killin and Loch Tay. It is within a 2 hour drive of the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Perth so perfectly situated to explore much of Scotland. The cottage is detached, and with its enclosed garden, makes it ideal for small children and dogs.

This is an excellent base for a Scottish holiday and the cottage is located in a perfect setting for outdoor pursuits of every kind from hill walking, fishing, golf, cycling and water-sports or just enjoying the breathtaking scenery. It is close to many local attractions, including Finlarig Castle, the Falls of Dochart, Blair Drummond Safari Park and Balquhidder Glen (Rob Roy's Grave). It is also close to the Rob Roy Way and the No7 Sustrans Cycle Route. Being situated within the Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond, Loch Katrine and the Ben Lawers mountain range are all easily accessible. There are over 30 Munros within a short drive.

  • Sleeps - 4 (+ baby)
  • Bedrooms - 2
  • Bathrooms - 1
  • Wood burning fire
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge freezer
  • Oven and microwave
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, docking station
  • Free WiFi
  • Wide selection of DVD/video films,
    books and board games
  • Sun porch
  • Garden furniture
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Short breaks available
  • 2 well-behaved pets welcome
  • Glasgow Airport 40 miles
  • Nearest town Killin, 2 miles away
  • Rail station at Crainlarich, 11 miles
  • Stirling a 1 hour drive away
  • Less than 2 hour drive to Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Pubs and restaurants 2 miles
  • Many local attractions to visit
  • Ideal location for hill-walking, fishing, golf, cycling and watersports
  • Local wildlife, including red deer, red squirrels (a frequent garden visitor) and a variety of birdlife

This lovely detached cottage sleeps four guests in one double and one twin-bedded room, both of which are finished to a high standard. The sitting/dining room is fitted with a leather sofa, two easy chairs and a dining table and chairs. A lovely feature of this room is the wood burning stove (an initial supply of logs are provided). A TV with Freeview, DVD, and docking station are provided, along with a selection of films and music. There is also a wide range of books and family board games to keep you entertained. The bathroom has a modern white bathroom suite, with electric shower over the bath.

Just off the main living accommodation there is a sun porch which will seat two people comfortably. The lounge has French doors leading to the garden which is fenced, making this ideal for small children and dogs. There is an outdoor dining area.

Beech Cottage is situated at Wester Lix, approximately 2 miles to the west of Killin.

By Road:
Travelling from Glasgow take the M90 to Stirling then take the A84 for Crainlarich, passing through Callendar. Keep on the A84 past Strathyre and at Lochearnhead take the A85. After approximately 5 miles, you'll come to a sign for Killin and just before the Killin turn-off, take a left at Wester Lix and follow the track for half a mile. Keep on the track, past the first 7 cottages and you'll come to 4 other cottages, Beech Cottage is here.
Travelling from Edinburgh take the M9 to Stirling then take the A84 for Crainlarich passing through Callendar. Follow directions as above.
Travelling from Inverness take the A9 to Perth and follow the signs for Crainlarich and Crieff on the A85, then follow the sign posts to Killin. At the Lix Toll, keep straight on the road for another 500 hundred yards, then take a right at Wester Lix.

By Rail:
The nearest station is Crainlarich, 11 miles away. The train leaves Glasgow, Queen Street taking approximately two hours on the Fort William line. A local landmark on the A85, some 500 yards away from the access track to Wester Lix, is the Lix Toll Garage.

What's included:
Bed linen, towels and electricity are provided and included in the price, as well as initial logs for the fire. Welcome pack. Free WiFi.

Change-over day is Saturday, check-in from 3pm, check out by 10 am.
Weekend and short breaks can be arranged subject to availability. There is a charge for pets.

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Beech Cottage, Wester Lix, Killin, Perthshire, FK21 8RD

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