An Caisteal and Red Stag, Portnellan Estate, Crianlarich, Stirlingshire
An Caisteal and Red Stag are premier 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 5 star chalets which have been built adjacent to one another specifically as holiday accommodation on the Portnellan Estate.
Both chalets are mirror images of each other and are spread over two floors. With a floor space of almost 210m2 these magnificent chalets are perfect for all group sizes up to 8 people. If they are taken together there is lots of space for 16 people to eat together in the kitchen/dining area.
Set centrally in the Southern Highlands near Crianlarich, Portnellan estate is a stunning location and great base for exploring the delights of Loch Lomond, Glencoe, Scottish West Coast, Oban and the Gateway to the Isles, Fort William, Loch Ness and so much more.
Nearby are two lochs (Loch Iubhair and Loch Dochart) joined by a short stretch of river offering five miles of excellent fishing. The lochs and river can also be also be explored with rowing boats which are available to guests. On dry land there are trails and an old railway line which can be enjoyed by bike. All around the picturesque village of Crianlarich there is wide variety of activities to enjoy from hill walking, mountain biking, road cycling and day trips by car.
- 2 x 5 star chalets adjacent to one another
Sleeps 16 with adjacent chalet
Each chalet: Sleeps 8
- Bedrooms 4
(1 superking, 2 king, 1 twin)
- Bathrooms 4
(1 shower over jacuzzi bath, 3 shower room)
- Hotel grade mattresses
- Egyptian cotton bed linen
- Washing machine
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Tumble dryer
- Boiling water Quokker tap
- Black slate kitchen
- 65" LED SMART TV
- Blu Ray DVD player
- Free wifi
- Wood burning stove
- Free use of estate games room with pool table,
table tennis and table football
- Pets strictly by prior arrangement.
In each chalet is:
- Crianlarich 3 kms
- Glasgow Int Airport 80 kms
- Edinburgh Airport 100kms
- Crianlarich Station 3 kms
- Oban - 45 minutes
- Geocaching on Ben More
- Glen Coe 40 minutes
- Loch Lomond 20 minutes
- Stirling and Fort William 1 hour
- On estate visitor shop offering maps and local information, organic farmed meat, wine, beer, soft drinks, local products and produce.
- Pubs and restaurants - close by
- Golf courses - many close by
- Walking and cycling from the doorstep
- Bike hire from estate
- Mountain biking (lots of trails)
- Free salmon and trout fishing on estate
- Free use of kayaks and rowing boats on river and loch
- Lochearnhead Watersports Centre - 20km
- Clay pigeon shooting can be arranged
Accommodation in each 5 star chalet is the same:
From a private car park located beside the chalets the entrance is served by a ramp with Italian tiles leading to a triple glazed entrance door. Step into the chalet and the entrance hallway has a utility room off with separate washing machine and tumble dryer. Making your way through the ground floor hallway leads to three incredibly spacious bedrooms with ensuite facilities.
The master bedroom is furnished with a super king size bed, bedside tables with reading lights, USB sockets, ample wardrobe space and vanity area. Leading from the bedroom is a large fully tiled ensuite bathroom with shower over jacuzzi bath. The bedroom is provided with two leather arm chairs with coffee table and incredible triple glazed floor to ceiling windows allow you either to sit or lie in bed in comfort and solitude whilst you enjoy the stunning views over the cascading Ben More burn waterfall which flows immediately outside.
Further down the hallway are two more extensive sized bedrooms again with ample wardrobe space and vanity area, one twin with two single beds and one king size double both with shower rooms.
All beds and mattresses are hotel grade with 2000 spring, pocket sprung with cashmere top laid with 100% goose down Messentex duvets and pillows (non allergenic man made fabric duvets and pillows can be provided upon request). Egyptian cotton bed linen, soft towels, bath robes, slippers and eye mask.
All floors downstairs are heated with thermostat controls in each room for total control on the ambient temperature within the bedroom giving you the perfect room temperature for a great nights sleep. All windows are triple glazed and the comfort of the chalet is enhanced even more by a fully controllable 'Nibe' central heating system and hot water system that is supplied by an air source heat pump and controlled by a digital thermostat.
Upstairs is connected by either a hand made Beech wood stairway or for anyone who would rather not tackle the stairs, there is an internal elevator.
Located off the upstairs hallway is both the fourth bedroom consisting of a king size double bed and ensuite shower room.
The open plan living, dining and kitchen area are also located off the upstairs hallway. Walk through to this incredibly spacious and extremely comfortable room and you will be stopped in your tracks by this wonderful living space. A bespoke slate black Ashley Ann kitchen with solid 'Silastone' granite worktop and all modern conveniences. Twin kitchen sinks with boiling water 'Quokker' tap and a slate black dining table that can seat 10 people comfortably. The area flows through in a 'L' shaped form to a living area with two individual seating areas. One area is furnished with sofas surrounding a 65" LED SMART TV with full online facilities and Blu Ray DVD while the other area is made comfortable by being focused around a glass frontage wood burning stove and large patio door and window where you will gaze with astonishment at how magical the unrestricted view is up the iconic mountain of Ben More, over the cascading mountain burn waterfall, Glen Dochart and the spectacular and dramatic mountains that rise up from the chalet.
All furnishings and interior design has been commissioned and installed by the award winning furniture company "BoConcept" with a Scandinavian theme throughout.
By Car: From Glasgow: Follow signs for A82. Continue over the Erskine Bridge towards Loch Lomond and follow signs to Crianlarich. Turn right at Tarbet. Continue to Crianlarich. Turn right at the roundabout towards the village of Crianlarich. At the hotel junction turn right onto the A85 towards Stirling. 3kms outside of the village you will find Portnellan on the right hand side.
From Edinburgh: Follow signs for M9 Stirling Exit at junction 10 for Crianlarich. Continue on A84/A85 towards Crianlarich. Portnellan is situated 1.5 miles before the village on the left hand side.
By Rail: Trains run along the West Highland line from Glasgow to Crianlarich each day. The Caledonian Sleeper (known to many as the Hogwarts Express!) operates overnight every day except Saturday night from London Euston direct to Crianlarich.
Bed linen, towels, tea towels and bath mats are all provided.
Free fishing and use of kayaks and boats on estate lochs and rivers.
Upon arrival a welcome pack of a selection of tea, coffee capsules, sugar, milk and award winning Taste of Scotland shortbread.
Pets strictly by prior arrangement.
Cost and availability:
This beautiful accommodation is available for short breaks, weeks or longer.
Flexible changeover day
Check in from 3pm and checkout 10am. These times are flexible by prior arrangement.
Short breaks available.
To book these self-catering chalets for a large group click the enquiry button below and see availability and rental rates
direct to the owner
An Caisteal and Red Stag, Portnellan Estate, Crianlarich, Stirlingshire FK20 8QS