The Family Barn is situated near Glasgow in Renfrewshire at the heart of the stunning Finlaystone Estate, which overlooks the Clyde estuary. The Barn is designed to suit many types of guest from a couple, two couples or a family. It has one fully enclosed bedroom but is otherwise open plan and a flexible space. Being on the ground floor it is easily accessible and we have ensured it is wheelchair friendly.
There are 10 acres of formal gardens and extensive woodlands to explore and you can also use the woodland BBQ. The estate, which is a popular local attraction, also has a small shop, a tea room and a ranger service and is home to the Clan MacMillan Centre. There are lots of local places of interest to visit as well as Glasgow and Loch Lomond, all within easy driving distance.
Within an hour's drive of Finlaystone are many famous golf courses such as Royal Troon, Loch Lomond, Prestwick and Gleneagles and the nearest is just 2 miles away. A wonderful day trip is to take a local ferry to islands such as Arran, Bute and the Cumbraes. The world class Ingliston equestrian centre is close by and there are some great walks in the area - you can choose from a gentle stroll to a more energetic climb up the majestic Ben Lomond. Renfrewshire has a varied landscape with wide open moorland covered in heather, rolling green fields, white painted villages and some stunning views.
Glasgow is a renowned as a wonderful place to shop but even closer to Finlaystone is Braehead, a shopping centre with a retail park consisting of over 100 stores. Braehead also boasts Xscape for leading-edge fun attractions: you can ski and snowboard on real snow all year, play golf, football and bowling, climb walls and walk in the air in any kind of weather. You can take the train to Glasgow and enjoy the world-class art galleries and museums.
Finlaystone is a great base for any trip to the west of Scotland - if you are looking for self-catering near Glasgow then this is perfect!
- Sleeps - up to 6
- Bedrooms - 2 king sized doubles and sofa bed
- Bathrooms - 1 (separate shower and WC)
- Washing machine and dryer
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Widescreen TV and DVD player
- Free WiFi
- Electric heating
- Bio-fuel fire
- Cot and high chair available
- Use of 10 acres of formal gardens,
BBQ in woods
- Pets welcome
- Short breaks
- Disabled accessible
- Glasgow 18 miles, Greenock 5 miles
- Glasgow Airport - 12 miles
- Langbank station - 1.5 miles
- Restaurant in Langbank 1.5 miles
and pub/restaurants Kilmacolm 2.5 miles
- Wide selection of restaurants
- Glasgow 18 miles
- Golf course - Gleddoch and
Kilmacolm 2 miles
- Woodland walks on Finlaystone Estate
- Shop, tea room, ranger service on estate
- Clan MacMillan Centre
- Ingliston equestrian centre - 5 miles
- Waterside swimming pool and ice rink -
Greenock 5 miles
- Braehead Shopping Centre
The Family Barn is on the ground floor of a recently constructed oak framed building and there are exposed oak posts and beams which add to its charm.
It has a large bathroom and walk in shower, an enclosed bedroom with king sized bed, a separate sleeping area with a double or single bed which can be curtained off from the main room for privacy. A sofa bed can also be made up providing flexible space for up to 6 people. The beds are extremely comfortable too! The fully fitted kitchen is very well equipped and has a microwave oven, nespresso coffee machine and a washing machine and dryer. A wide screen TV is provided and there is free WiFi. The toilet and shower are disabled friendly with easy access.
Outdoors there is access to extensive gardens and woodlands. Ideal for a couple who want lots of space as well as for a family or group of friends.
From Glasgow and the east pick up the M8 going west to Greenock until you get to a roundabout at Langbank. Continue straight over the roundabout, then in c800m you go under a bridge. Take second left after c400m where it is signposted Finlaystone Estate. The Family Barn is opposite the shop in the centre of the estate.
From the north, come over the Erskine Bridge and get on the M8 going west to Greenock as above. From other directions it is likely to be cross country so please call for instructions if you cannot get google maps.
Electricity is included (so long as no more than 100 units used - this should be ample except perhaps in winter).
Bed linen and towels are provided.
Pets are welcome but there is a small charge.
Cost and availability:
The Family Barn is rented out throughout the year. Change over day is whenever the guest wishes.
Short breaks are available.
The owners also have two 1 bedroom properties also available for rent.
To book this stylish and well designed self catering accommodation near Glasgow, click the enquiry button below and see availability and prices.
direct to the owner
The Family Barn, Finlaystone Estate, Langbank, Renfrewshire PA14 6TJ Scotland