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Carman Hill House

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
Luxury self catering accommodation within Carman Hill House formerly known as the Carman Waterworks. The owners John and Susan live in the old waterworks part of the house and have converted a wing, the former testing station. Ideally suited for two to six people. Set in rural surroundings, situated on the edge of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park it is an ideal base for touring. 5 minutes drive to the shores of Loch Lomond, 10 minutes drive to Helensburgh and 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport. Perfectly located for nearby outdoor activities include fishing, horse riding, hill walking and golf.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
1 King1 Double2 Sofas
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Susan B
Hosting since January 2014
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Moira S
Moira S
Horsham, United Kingdom3 contributions
A real home from home
Just back from a five day stay at this fantastic accommodation. The house was very comfortable with every home comfort on hand. Susan was the ideal host and very welcoming and helpful. Renton is a great location for touring around. Beautiful scenery and points of interest within easy driving distance. The Trossachs, Loch Lomond and Stirling easily accessible. We will certainly return.
Visited September 2022
Written 27 September 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Staffs7
Staffs7
Peterborough, United Kingdom41 contributions
Wonderful host, wonderful property
Our family of 5 have just enjoyed a lovely 2 nights at Carman Hill House. The property is immaculate and so spacious. Susan is a lovely host, nothing too much trouble and she even helped us with ordering a take away! We cannot speak highly enough about the host or property.
Visited July 2021
Written 30 July 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Happiness767040
Happiness767040
Fabulous place with friendly owners
We stayed for 3 nights. The welcome pack was great and very gratefully received after an 81/2 hour journey. Ideally situated for all attractions around Loch Lomond. The view from the property is very understated and came as a pleasant surprise. Sue the owner is very friendly and helpful without being remotely intrusive. We felt totally comfortable in what was our home for the duration. Wonderful garden and we were lucky to have fantastic weather.
Visited May 2021
Written 3 June 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

the Scotsman
the Scotsman
Glasgow, United Kingdom4 contributions
Excellent should be more than 5 star
Got this place for my wife's 60th birthday with my sister in law and brother in law To say we got a surprise is a understatement It is better than a 5star hotel the pictures don't do it justice Its spotless its got plenty room Two good size bedrooms 1 king-size One double Plus a few sofa beds if needed It's beautifully decorated . nice to seeing the chickens and ducks The beds are extremely comfortable the welcome pack was a nice touch Susan and John are extremely helpful nothing seems a problem It's a very peaceful the view's are stunning this Is one place we would definitely visit again and would highly recommend it thank you Susan and John for a very enjoyable weekend made to feel welcome and at ease
Visited May 2021
Written 9 May 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Jeroenp30
Jeroenp30
Glossop, United Kingdom8 contributions
Quiet retreat, central base
A perfect place to meet our varied requirements for a week away. Whether you want to walk, run, cycle or enjoy the cultural delights in Glasgow, Carman Hill House is the perfect base from which to do all of these. And if you just want a quiet retreat to read, you'll find the house very comfortable. The house accommodates 4 comfortably, and more at a bit of a squeeze. The "welcome" basket with essentials provided by Sue and John is a lovely touch. And if you run out of (very fresh) eggs, all you have to do is ask. The friendly and welcoming owners, who live in the attached, main house, added to making it a most enjoyable week in Scotland.
Visited September 2020
Written 28 September 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Passenger211037
Passenger211037
2 contributions
Excellent Stay
A wonderful place to stay, all very clean and with lots of space The owners were really friendly at hand to answer any questions. The location was perfect as it was near Loch Lomond which was great for days out.
Visited August 2020
Written 31 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Andrew G
Andrew G
Glasgow, United Kingdom1 contribution
Loch Lomond Holiday
This place was great for our break to the bonnie banks of loch lomond. The accommodation had everything we needed and more. The kids loved running after and feeding the chickens and ducks. They even got to name the new cockerell Henry. Susan and John were great hosts, very helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend. The Grigor Family
Visited July 2020
Written 1 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

364tilley
364tilley
Newmarket, United Kingdom439 contributions
No complaints ,the whole unit was as described and Susan (with help from John ) was extremely helpful.
Easily stated,it is exactly as described and very,very comfortable throughout;very difficult to say more.
Visited May 2019
Written 13 May 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

irnbruqueen
irnbruqueen
2 contributions
Perfect Christmas break with family
We needed somewhere in Central Scotland close to my daughter in Cardross so that other family members could come over and spend a few days over Christmas. It was the perfect solution with two large bedrooms and also two sofa beds to allow some flexibility as our family were all a bit vague about what dates they were available! The large open-plan kitchen and living/dining area meant that we could all gather while the cooking was going on and nobody felt excluded. The two little 3 year olds loved the space and the bedroom corridor for running up and down. The bathroom was spacious and there were plenty of towels. Bedrooms were very comfortable too. The location was very peaceful up on the hill with views over the surrounding area. Even the December mist looked beautiful as we looked out. John and Susan were perfect hosts, very friendly and helpful but not intrusive. I hope we can manage to return next year - very highly recommended!
Visited December 2018
Written 31 December 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
carmanhillhouse
carmanhillhouse
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you all again.
Written 12 January 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

KME73
KME73
Southbury, CT17 contributions
Perfect place to explore the area around Loch Lomond and Glasgow
Our family of 4 (2 adults, a 4yr old and a 6yr old) stayed here to explore Loch Lomond and the area around Glasgow and we were very happy with our stay. The Carman Hill House is very clean, spacious and offers everything one needs for a stay with kids. The fully equipped kitchen, which also offered a washing machine, was great and even offered kids plates, cups and utensils. We also found a highchair (which we did not use). The owners Susan and John are super friendly and our kids had a great time feeding the chicken and ducks. Last but not least - you have a nice backyard for the kids to run around and an amazing view (we enjoyed the sunrise on the day of our departure). The breakfast basket on the day of our arrival was another nice touch.
Visited July 2018
Written 31 July 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Entertainment
  • Television
Outdoor amenities
  • Private yard
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • City getaway
Additional amenities
  • Boat available
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer

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Map
Access
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Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Carman Hill House

Carman Hill House is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Carman Hill House has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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