Callander - Mid Torrie Farm Holiday cottage
Our self-catering holiday cottage is available for holiday lets all year round. Lovely peaceful setting and tremendous views. Extremely comfortable and well equipped. Sleeps up to six, 4 star rating, private access, private car parking area and patio area for sitting out. Following upgrading, vacancies are available August onwards Vacancies and prices
The main farm house is close-by - handy for queries or help with anything. Very quiet - we have only one cottage. Very historic setting, with stone buildings hundreds of years old. Mid Torrie Farm specialises in breeding Highland Cattle with wildlife and biodiversity in mind.
Two bedrooms - one is large and can be made up with 6ft 6inches x 3ft twin beds, or Superking double. The other bedroom is smaller with two adult sized bunk-beds 6ft 3inches x 3ft.
Well equipped kitchen and dining area with fridge, electric oven, microwave, washing/drying machine and dishwasher. Freezer upstairs. Main entrance is from the patio area into the kitchen which looks east. The doorway on the farmyard side is for occasional use.
Entrance lobby and shower room with WC.
Large bedroom Superking double OR twin beds.
Sitting room, very comfortable, with TV, reading lamps and so on. Good collection of books, videos and games.
All bedrooms are fully carpeted and well equipped with drawer/hanging space for clothes, dressing tables, lights and mirrors etc. Beds are made up for your arrival to your specification.
The price includes bed linen, towels and electricity for cooking, lighting and other appliances. The first £20 worth of lpg for heating and hot-water is also included. Extra gas for heating and hot water is metered & charged for at cost (currently 90p / cu metre) at the end of the holiday. This could mean another £1 to £7 for a week during the summer months, and £12 - £25 during winter.
The cottage is not suitable for children under the age of seven because of the garden ponds and semi-open staircase but please do bring them when they are a little older!
Well behaved dogs welcome by arrangement.
Attractions: Well placed for good walks, hills, forests, lochs, the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Doune Castle, Stirling Castle which is one of the top UK visitor atttractions, Edinburgh (1 hour plus, Glencoe 2 hours)
Activities in the area : Fishing, golf, cycling, walking, Scottish history, genealogy (we can help), horse riding, visiting gardens open to the public. Excellent for bird lovers - 97 species recorded here on the farmVery interesting geological history to the area, with the farm situated on drumlins and glacial deposits from 10,000 years ago.
Location: Only three miles (5km) from Callander which has good places for eating out, shops and leisure centre. 11 miles (19 km) from Stirling, and within an hour's drive of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Well located for exploring much of Scotland, including St.Andrews, Glencoe and West Coast, Inverness and the Highlands between.
Guests receive a warm welcome and short guided tour of the accommodation on arrival.
Bookings are normally weekly, Saturday to Saturday,but discounted short breaks are available mid-week and weekends during low season, from November to April. Arrival time normally 4pm onwards, departure by 10am to allowance to prepare for new guests.
Availability and bookings: please phone or email us via the contact page to check availability/prices, with discounts usually offered to couples and for late bookings. Booking forms available on request. £120 deposit is requested when booking, with the balance of the price due 30 days before the start of the holiday.
Bernard & Hilary Barker, Mid Torrie Farm, Callander, Perthshire FK17 8JL. Phone 01877 330203
We've met many lovely people amongst our guests and several have come back time and time again or have recommended our cottage to friends and family.
See the Holiday cottage slide show for more photos of the cottage, farm and surrounding area.
Visitors' Comments :
"Fantastic accommodation, beautiful views, loved the animals, & your help was much appreciated" B & GW, Bristol
"A lovely spot to call home for a week" J & R.M from Canada
"Sorry the sheep couldn't sleep because of our laughter!" A.C. from Holland
"The nicest cottage we have ever stayed in - we will definitely be back" N & A.B, Nottingham
Members of the Association of Scottish Self Caterers.
Members of VisitScotland with 4 star grading
for the cottage.