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Balgedie Lodge, 5+1, free wifi, log fire, great Loch view, family & pet friendly

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Balgedie Lodge, the old Gate Lodge, recently refurbished, with the magnificent Lomond Hills behind.
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28 reviews
Balgedie Lodge, the old Gate Lodge, recently refurbished, with the magnificent Lomond Hills behind.
The view from the Lodge of Loch Leven is simply stunning!
Balgedie Lodge was originally the Gate Lodge to Balgedie House.
The pretty garden is idyllic all year round and fully enclosed.
Prices include a welcome basket, cupboard basics, fire wood, all linens & electricity & heating.
The kitchen is recently refurbished and has all you need for making great meals away from home.
There is a large dinning table in the kitchen which seats 6 comfortably
There are lots of mod cons in the kitchen including a Nespresso machine and milk frother.
The lovely cosy sitting room is a perfect place to relax in after days out.
There is a piano and a guitar for guests to use and enjoy! As well as a flat screen TV & DVD.
The lovely open fire is a great feature and a central focus of the sitting room.
The master bedroom looks out on to the pretty enclosed garden.
The master bedroom can be set up as a twin if required.
Our twin room with pretty tartan. Can be a double & also take an additional bed if requested.
The cosy single, a sweet little hideaway!
Our keep snug blankets are lovely for wrapping up in when outside star gazing or enjoying the view!
The seating area in the garden is great for Loch Views in the day & stars at night!
The pretty garden path leads round the Lodge from the front door to the drive.
In the Autumn, looking from the garden over the fields to the Loch & Castle Island.
Many hours can be lost enjoying the view of the Loch from the garden.
The fields around the Lodge catch the light in beautiful ways, thoughout the year.
A beautiful winter's day with snow pilled high on the garden hedge!
One of the many spectacular sunsets you might see at the Lodge.
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Kinross, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Balgedie Lodge is bright and cheery in the summer, warm and cosy in the winter and the view is simply spectacular. Guests come back year after year to enjoy it's charm.

It has a pretty, enclosed garden with a sheltered patio, perfecting for sitting in and admiring the view. It is all on one level, making it easy for families with young children or the elderly, and is equipped with everything you are likely to need, including free wifi.

There are 3 bedrooms which sleep 5 comfortably although an additional single bed is available on request. The master and twin room have zip and link bed so although the usual arrangement is one super king and one set of twin beds, this can be changed to suit individual requirements.

The kitchen has recently been upgraded and now boasts a new oven, nespresso coffee machine, a 4 slice toaster, a toa...
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About the Owner, Shona B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
We will meet you at the Lodge and show you around, just to be sure you have all you need and know where everything is. Before your stay, please contact us and ask us anything you'd like to know about the area and we will be only too pleased to help you.
Should you have any questions during your stay we are only a phone call or an email away. We are keen to help in anyway we can.
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Norbert L
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

We had a wonderful stay! The weather was great, almost sunny and blue skies. We did a couple of trips to explore Scotland: In Fort William we took the Jacobite Steam Train; we saw Eilean Donan Castle; and at Loch Ness we found Nessie only in the souvenir shop! The cities of Edinburgh and St Andrews were great to visit...

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143Alison
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in August 2017

Great location, wonderful views. Cottage very comfortable and had everything we needed. Could not have asked for more. Friends looking to go to Scotland , try this one, you wont be disappointed.

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Sorrel52
Marton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Lovely comfortable accommodation. It has everything that we needed for a perfect relaxing week in Scotland. The views across the Loch must be seen. Location ideal for walking and cycling. Excellent pub just 10 minutes walk.

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Management response:

I'm so pleased you had a lovely time at Balgedie Lodge and enjoyed the views of Loch Leven. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. Best, Shona

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Strictly no smoking inside the house. We do consider pets but all must be agreed in advance with the owner when booking. There is a charge of 25 GBP per pet & additional rules...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
£130
£145
£620
30 Jun 2017 -
9 Sep 2017
Summer 2015
3 nights
£150
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£650
10 Sep 2017 -
5 Oct 2017
Early Autumn
3 nights
£125
£135
£565
6 Oct 2017 -
26 Oct 2017
Winter school hols
7 nights -- --
£510
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About the neighbourhood
The area is dominated by Loch Leven, a beautiful loch best known not only for its wildlife but also for its famous visitor, Mary Queen of Scots who was imprisoned on Castle Island in 1567. Take the boat across from Kinross on a sunny day and have a picnic or eat at the Boathouse Bistro on the loch shores. The new cycle path round the loch weaves through pretty woodland and farmland with RSPB Vane Farm and farm shops to refuel. Great, easy cycle ride! Kinross is a small market town with everything you are likely to need during your stay.<BR><BR>Easter Balgedie is the tiny hamlet where the Gate Lodge nestles beneath the Lomond Hills and is one of a series of small settlements along the east side of the Loch Leven, making up the parish of Portmoak. You can walk directly from the c... more
Getting around
Edinburgh Airport is only 40 mins drive away and Glasgow is about 1 and 1/2 hours away.

Having a car is a must as the property is in the countryside adn is not well served by public transport. It is however very near Kinross and the M90 so access to many of parts of Scotland is very easy.

The nearest train station is Lochgelly (8miles) and Kirkcaldy station is only about 20 mins away. There is also a park and ride service from Kinross.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 43.0 km
Railway: Lochgelly: 10.0 km
From the South, leave the M90 at junction 6, take the exit through Kinross and travel about 4 miles east on the A911, Kinross to Glenrothes road.

From the North, leave the M90 at junction 7, take the exit through Milnathort, travel about 4 miles southeast on the A911, Milnathort to Glenrothes road.

Driving along the A911, when you've passed Loch Leven's Larder (on your right) and the Balgedie Toll Tavern (on your left), you're getting close! The Gate Lodge is the first cottage on the left after passing the Easter Balgedie sign. You'll hopefully spot the purple chimney pot! Drive in through the stone and black iron gates and park alongside the cottage in the drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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