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Huge Open-plan Kitchen with Island and Dining room / Atrium First Floor Living Room with Smart TV
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61 reviews
Huge Open-plan Kitchen with Island and Dining room / Atrium
First Floor Living Room with Smart TV
Sociable Kitchen
Window seat in atrium
Ground Floor Double Bedroom with adjacent Shower Room / WC
Ground Floor Twin Bedroom with adjacent Shower Room / WC
First Floor King-size Master Bed with Ensuite Shower / Whirlpool Bath
First floor Master Bedroom with ensuite
Master Bedroom Ensuite - Whirlpool Bath / Shower
First floor quiet area and King Size sofa bed
Minstrels Gallery on first floor
Glenvarloch Entrance and atrium from South East
Suspension Bridge at Strathyre 200 metres
Broch at Strathyre 150 metres
Strathyre 'Beach' on River Balvaig 200 metres
Loch Lubnaig from An Shean - well worth the effort !
Glenvarloch decorated for Christmas
Atrium in Winter with Tighanes Burn running along Southern Boundary
River Balvaig iced over - Glenvarloch cosy even in -20C
Glenvarloch in Spring with An Shean in the Background
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Strathyre, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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Krystyna1...
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very roomy”
Reviewed 22 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Plenty of space in house. Very well set out. Beds extremely comfortable. Bathrooms done to good standard. Whirlpool bath a bonus. Large lawned garden . Room for 3 cars on large drive. The only thing I found at times was getting upstairs via tight spiral staircase where large tele and settles are. Not really suitable for elder people or any body with health issues as they had to stay downstairs and watch small tv. Area ideal for travelling around the gross aches. Owners very pleasant and friendly

Travelling group: Extended Family
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MikeB8448
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A wonderful building in a lovely area.”
Reviewed 13 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Glenvarloch is a lovely place, well-furnished and spacious inside (at least when there's only two of you). It's well-placed for outdoor pursuits involving lochs and mountains, and surprisingly convenient in other respects: Callander isn't far down the road and the Tesco there has enough choice to keep you supplied for a week, and there are several decent places to eat fairly close by (including the pub across the road: the decor may be basic, but the food is good and the menu more varied than I'd have expected from a pub in a small village. However, for the love of God buy the bottles or cans of Coke/Pepsi instead of trying the stuff on draught). The Italian restaurant in Callander is also well worth a look, especially the haggis lasagne.

The only issue I have with the place at all is the surprising and somewhat run-down caravan in the back garden, which is a little bit of an eyesore. However, it didn't really detract at all from a thoroughly enjoyable holiday, and the rest of the scenery on view more than made up for it.

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Liked best: Hard to pick.
Liked least: The caravan.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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Liked best: All home from home comforts our son loved the Jacuzzi bath😀
Liked least: Nothing all was good
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
24 Feb 2016
Many thanks for your comments ! It's always good to read that the effort put in to ensure our visitors holidays are a success is appreciated.
Best wishes, J&G
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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
24 Feb 2016
So glad you all had a ball over Christmas at Glenvarloch ! A home from home in the Highlands of Scotland ! Best wishes, J&G
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Liked best: Luxurious house and in a great location.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
25 Oct 2015
Hi Kathleen ~ many thanks for your great comments and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay ! We have not provided a hairdryer as some friends almost burnt their house down with one of the powerful modern models ! So it is not included in the extensive inventory. Besides who needs a hair dryer when you're staying in the highlands of Scotland ? ! A wee walk on the wild side and a good breeze . . . . .
Thanks for leaving the house in good order.
Best wishes,
John & Glenise
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Liked best: The open plan living, with that beautiful green oak frame through out.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Oct 2015
Many thanks for your comments. So glad your group appreciated the location and space that Glenvarloch provides. Best wishes, Glenise & John
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
9 Sep 2015
Glad you all enjoyed your stay at Glenvarloch Liz ! Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. Glad to have you back anytime. Best wishes J&G
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