Ballinluig lies in a highly scenic rural setting at the end of Loch Voil, close to the historic village of Balquhidder in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. This is an area of outstanding beauty and the glen …
Ballinluig lies in a highly scenic rural setting at the end of Loch Voil, close to the historic village of Balquhidder in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. This is an area of outstanding beauty and the glen is renowned for being the burial place of Rob Roy at Balquhidder Kirk. Nearby there are award winning restaurants Monachyle Mhor and Mhor 84.
Strathyre, some 5 miles to the west, has a post office with store, primary school and a number of hotels. Callander, which is only 13 miles away, has a wide range of day to day facilities including doctor's surgery, dental surgery, 2 supermarkets, primary and secondary schools. Stirling is about 28 miles with national retailers, cinema and railway station with nearby Bridge of Allan providing a university and cinema.
This area of Scotland provides a wide range of recreational activities including hill-walking, climbing, cycling and water sports which can be found on Loch Earn, together with Loch Tay and Vennacher. For those who enjoy fields sports there is a good range of shooting and stalking locally, whilst fishing is available on the nearby River Earn, River Tay and River Teith. There are a good range of golf courses within reach of Ballinluig including 18-hole courses in Callander and Stirling, a 9-hole course in both St Fillans and Comrie, whilst the world renowned courses of Gleneagles and Loch Lomond lie slightly further afield.
Formerly part of the Stronvar Estate, Ballinluig is a charming traditional cottage principally of stone construction under a slate roof, and under the current ownership has undergone a program of refurbishment which has included a new kitchen, wood-burning stove and double glazed windows. Enter via an attractive porch into a small hall which has a hatch looking through into the main living space. The open plan sitting / dining room has a feature stone wall with multi-fuel stove, making it a most cosy room. Lying directly off this is the kitchen with its high ceiling and beams making it an airy room. The bedroom lies to the other end of the cottage with two attic rooms accessed by a wooden staircase in the sitting room. We understand the attic rooms are officially classed as store rooms. A boot room and bathroom lie to the rear of the cottage.
The accommodation, over two floors, comprises:
Ground Floor:Lobby, Open Plan Sitting / Dining Room, Bedroom, Bathroom, Boot Room, Kitchen, External Shed
First Floor: Attic Store Rooms with Landing
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Ballinluig sits within a conservation garden which is partly enclosed to the rear by a combination of a fence and stone wall with azalea, rhododendron and hawthorn shrubs. The views from the back of the garden looking across the glen are stunning. Lying on the opposite side of the road is a further garden area bounded by a beech hedge, and two paddocks. An access track leads directly off the public road to the paddocks and also gives access to a neighbouring property in third party ownership.