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Old Newton of Doune
Doune
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From £2,800 per week
Sleeps 12
6 bedrooms
2 doubles, 2 family rooms, 2 twins
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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Fri 04 Jan 2019Thu 04 Apr 2019£2,800£840
Fri 05 Apr 2019Thu 25 Apr 2019£3,500£1,050
Fri 26 Apr 2019Thu 23 May 2019£3,500£1,050
Fri 24 May 2019Tue 28 May 2019£4,200£1,260
Wed 29 May 2019Thu 20 Jun 2019£3,500£1,050
Fri 21 Jun 2019Thu 05 Sep 2019£4,200£1,260
Fri 06 Sep 2019Thu 03 Oct 2019£3,500£1,050
Fri 04 Oct 2019Thu 24 Oct 2019£3,500£1,050
Fri 25 Oct 2019Fri 20 Dec 2019£2,800£840
Sat 21 Dec 2019Fri 27 Dec 2019£4,500£2,250
Sat 28 Dec 2019Fri 03 Jan 2020£4,500£2,250
Sat 04 Jan 2020Thu 02 Apr 2020£2,800£840
Fri 03 Apr 2020Thu 23 Apr 2020£3,500£1,050
Fri 24 Apr 2020Thu 21 May 2020£3,500£1,050
Fri 22 May 2020Thu 28 May 2020£4,200£1,260
Fri 29 May 2020Thu 18 Jun 2020£3,500£1,050
Fri 19 Jun 2020Thu 03 Sep 2020£4,200£1,260
Fri 04 Sep 2020Thu 01 Oct 2020£3,500£1,050
Fri 02 Oct 2020Thu 22 Oct 2020£3,500£1,050
Fri 23 Oct 2020Sun 20 Dec 2020£2,800£840
Mon 21 Dec 2020Sun 27 Dec 2020£4,500£2,250
Mon 28 Dec 2020Sun 03 Jan 2021£4,500£2,250

Description

Set on the edge of the picturesque village of Doune near Stirling, Old Newton of Doune is a 700 year-old castle that is ideal for groups and family celebrations. Comfortably sleeping 12 guests, the castle is located in an ideal position for those looking to explore both Glasgow, Edinburgh and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs – each is just an hour or less away by car.

Described in Scottish history books as a 16th century L-plan fortalice, the house was originally built for defence and was later used domestically in the 18th and 19th centuries. The castle has welcomed some of Scotland’s most illustrious guests including Prince Charles Edward Stuart, the enlightenment philosopher David Hume and author Sir Walter Scott. More recently, the cast and crew of the popular series ‘Outlander’ had made Old Newton their home during production, with many scenes being filmed at Doune Castle just across the road.

The property itself is spacious and full of character, with plenty of social spaces that everyone will enjoy. The ‘Long Room’ is a TV room/games room, which is sure to be a popular place with both young and old members of the group. The music room is an extremely cosy room with low beamed ceilings, making it the perfect location to relax by the fire with your favourite tipple in hand. Bedrooms can be found in both the ‘Tower’ section of the castle as well as in the heart of the main building. Down on the basement level, you will find a vaulted chapel, which is available to hire for weddings or other ceremonies.

Old Newton of Doune is set on a private estate, surrounded by acres of parkland. The large, enclosed walled garden is perfect for those with four-legged friends. The warm, summer evenings can be spent outside on the lawn where you can enjoy watching the sun setting over Doune Castle. The village is just a short walk away, where there are lots of cafes and shops that are well worth exploring during your stay. Whether you decide to use Old Newton as a base for exploring cities further afield, or for a quiet and relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of life, then this is the perfect retreat that you are sure to enjoy.

PROPERTY CODE: P214

Layout

Ground floor: Kitchen/breakfast room. Boot room/drying room. Shower room with WC and WHB. Music room with a truckle bed (single or superking). Scullery.

First floor – Right wing: Drawing room. Formal dining room. Up steps to; Double bedroom, bathroom with bath, hand held shower attachment, WC & WHB. Attic bedroom with king size bed and single bed. Bathroom with bath, WC & WHB.

First floor – Left wing: “Long room”: TV area/games room with snooker table. Family bedroom with double bed and single bed.

“The Tower”: Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, WC & WHB. Twin bedroom with priest hole. Twin bedroom. Shower room with WC & WHB. Master superking bedroom.

Basement: Chapel.

Please Note:
  • The preferred maximum number of guests at Old Newton of Doune is 12.
  • Due to the nature of the stairs and layout of the castle, this property is not suitable for young children or the infirm.
  • Infants are welcome but please note that cots and highchairs are not supplied.
  • Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury all deliver to Old Newton of Doune.
  • EPC Rating - F

Facilities

  • Doune (5 minute walk) – shops, fuel, cafes, pubs, restaurants, gift shop, clothes shop, information centre.
  • Nearby Attractions: Doune Castle – film location used in the ‘Outlander’ series. The castle can be seen from the property. Argaty Red Kites.
  • Loch Lomond – 1 hour drive.
  • Edinburgh – 1 hour drive.
  • Stirling – 20 min drive.
  • Glasgow – 40 min drive.
  • AGA
  • Chest freezer available by prior arrangement
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric eco heating throughout. All energy included
  • Enclosed walled garden
  • Flat screen TV with Freeview
  • Fridge
  • Garden furniture
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Microwave
  • Open fire and 2 woodburning stoves. Starter pack of logs supplied.
  • Private parking
  • Washing machine
  • 1 Pet only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet
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