This traditional Scottish stone cottage offers you a unique chance to stay in an iconic local landmark with a 300 year history! Tasteful fixtures and decoration give the cottage today a fresh, modern and cosy ambience especially the original fireplace and wood burning stove. The cottage has its own grassy garden area with outdoor seating, BBQ and a view east towards the Kilpatrick Hills. The Cottage enjoys the early morning sun and views of the evening sun reflected on the hills & trees.
Crosskeys cottage is all at ground floor level, with wooden floors and heated by electricity and a wood burning stove in the lounge. It comprises of a spacious double bedroom, lounge with dinning table, kitchen and bathroom. The cottage has an enclosed garden which includes a seating area and BBQ (coals not included). There is parking for 2 cars in a shared courtyard, which has a small stream running along it’s boundary. You are welcome to bring your dog.
Local amenities such as supermarkets, petrol, sports centre, pubs and restaurants are available in both Helensburgh (3 miles), Balloch (4 miles), Dumbarton (10 miles) and various locations along the loch side.
Included in your stay is all your electricity, bed linen and towels. Logs/coal for the fire, can be provided at a cost of £20.00 per batch with free top ups (Oct – March).
A cot is also available on request.
The lounge area has a stable door with dinning table & chairs, 2 seater sofa and arm chair, stone fireplace with wood burning stove, 32′ wide screen TV with Freesat and DVD/CD player
Kitchen contains an electric hob and oven, washing machine, undercounter fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, toaster and kettle.
King-size bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe and chest of drawers
Spa bath with separate electric shower and enclosure, WC and hand basin with heated towel rail and underfloor heating.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a revolutionary architect and designer and The Hill House is considered to be his domestic masterpiece. Mackintosh and his wife Margaret created almost everything, from the building itself to the furniture and textiles. More examples of his work can be seen in Glasgow.https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/the-hill-house
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You cannot come to Scotland without discovering the secrets of our ‘water of life’. There are many distilleries near to Crosskeys:- Glengoyne (Killearn), Deanstone (Doune), Auchentoshan (Clydebank/Glasgow), Glenturret (Crieff), Eradour (Pitlochry), Blair Athol (Pitlochry) Aberfeldy and Oban.https://trossachs.co.uk/whisky/