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CASTLEVIEW

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Castleview Lodge, Lochearnhead, Central Scotland. Photo © Home At First.
CASTLEVIEW LODGE

All Photos © Home At First                      

 

 
Living room at showing functional wood stove for ornamental use or to supplement efficient Castleview Lodge's individual electric heat registers in each room. Photo © Home At First.
Living room showing functional wood
stove for ornamental use or to SUPPLEMENT
Castleview Lodge'S efficient individual
electric heat registers in each room.
 

THE COTTAGE
         
Home At First’s Castleview Lodge is a purpose-built guest cottage providing comfortable accommodations with all the modern conveniences. This single-story vacation cottage has a rustic wood and stone ambiance that reflects the traditional style of the Scottish Highlands. The lodge has two double bedrooms (one with double bed; one with twin bed), a modern kitchen, a full bath (with tub and shower), and a living and dining area with a wood-burning stove for cozy evening fires.

Photo © Home At First.

 

THE POPULAR OWNERS/HOSTS

at Castle View Lodge have their own next door to the cottage. They take an active interest in their guests, and are enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about Lochearnhead village and Central Scotland.

Fully-equipped kitchen
Photo © Home At First.

 
Fully-equipped kitchen. Photo © Home At First.
 

 

 
Castleview Lodge. Photo © Home At First.
CASTLEVIEW LODGE
Photo © Home At First.
 

THE SETTING:
         
Castleview Lodge sits on a quiet hillside location with a grand southern view overlooking Loch Earn and across the loch to Edinample Castle and the high mountains beyond. The cottage is located less than one-half mile east of Lochearnhead village on the western end of six-mile-long Loch Earn.
          Lochearnhead, though just a village, has two restaurants with pubs, a post office, and a small store. Driving 10-30 minutes north, east, or south leads to larger towns of
Killin, Crieff, and Callander,

 

which have larger grocery stores, several more

restaurants, many other shops, including some noted woolen mills, as well as regional tourist offices for the Trossachs, the Central Highlands, and Rob Roy country.

 

THE LOCATION:
         
Lochearnhead is within the confines of Scotland’s first national park,
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. This southern part of the Scottish Highlands is best known for their bad-boy favorite son, Rob Roy MacGregor. Rob Roy is the legendary Scottish patriot whose infamous cattle rustling, inter-clan feuding, and Highland high jinks made him something of a Celtic Jesse James to the Crown’s red-coated army of Scottish occupation. Although it’s impossible to know where his legend

View of Loch Earn from Castleview Lodge. Photo © Home At First.
VIEW OF LOCH EARN FROM
CASTLEVIEW LODGE.
Photo © Home At First.

ends and historical reality begins, the Rob Roy story

 

only adds dimension and color to the already mystical landscape of mountains, glens, lochs, heather, and gorse that adorn Central Scotland’s Highlands.
          Lochearnhead is virtually the geographic center of Scotland. Its central location makes it a great base from which the Highlands, the Inner Hebrides isles, coastal lands east and west, and the great Scottish cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Inverness can be reached in a series of
day trips by car.

 

 
The friendly hosts at Castleview Lodge. Photo © Home At First.
The friendly hosts at
Castle View Lodge.
Photo © Home At First.
 

ACTIVITIES:
         
Although it’s easy to use Central Scotland as a touring base from which to explore far and wide, Central Scotland is itself worthy of exploration. The central Scotland region’s beauty, its friendly, welcoming residents, its CASTLES, golf courses, Highland Games festivals, challenging hiking, salmon fishing, woolen mills, cozy pubs, fine restaurants, and many other attractions combine to give it the best of Scotland.
          Lochside Cottages and Castle View Lodge are just minutes from the home and burial place of Rob Roy MacGregor, in the midst of superb scenery: mountains, fields, and lochs in the beautiful heart of
Rob Roy country. There are easy strolls and more challenging hikes, as well as superb cycling on dedicated National Route 7 very near the cottages in beautiful Scottish scenery where Rob Roy roamed 300 years ago but would easily recognize today.

   

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An abandoned railway line adjoining the Castleview Lodge property now serves as a traffic-free walkway/cycleway with quick access (5 minutes on foot & 2 minutes by bike) into Lochearnhead village. Photo © Home At First.
An abandoned railway line adjoining
the Lochside Cottages now serves as
a traffic-free walkway/cycleway with
quick access (5 min. on foot & 2 min.
by bike) into Lochearnhead village.
Photo © Home At First.
 

 

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