If the mere mention of school causes flashbacks of exams, detention and hard sums, then it is time to make some new memories.
Book into The Old Schoolhouse with today’s Big Deal and learn all about a relaxing break in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
It is the perfect location for those seeking a tranquil getaway with family or friends.
A two minute drive from the shores of Loch Lomond, The Old Schoolhouse is a unique collection of four self-catering holiday cottages.
All four properties have been lovingly restored and furnished to give a contemporary, luxurious feel.
Getaway with friends or family
Valid until the 29th of June 2017, this Big Deal is very flexible.
Option one is for a four night, Monday to Friday, stay in a two bedroom cottage.
Option two is for a Friday to Monday stay in a two bedroom cottage.
Option three is for a four night, Monday to Friday, stay in a three bedroom cottage sleeping up to eight people.
Option four is for a Friday to Monday stay in a three bed cottage.
The three bedroom cottages sleep up to eight people on three doubles and a sofa bed.
Options two and four – the weekend stays – are only available in April. The Easter weekend is excluded.
Fully equipped cottages
The living rooms in the two bedroom cottages have an open-plan, contemporary feel and feature stylish wood flooring and hi-tech amenities, including flat screen TVs, Sky Q (including Sky Movies and Sky Sports) and Wi-Fi.
In addition to the above, the three bedroom cottages are set over four levels and have a beautiful, natural-slate feature wall, viewed from the mezzanine living area.
The three bedroom cottages have a modern family bathroom as well as a shower room opposite the master bedroom.
The two bedroom cottages have a modern, stylish shower room.
Each cottage is equipped with all necessary appliances for a convenient stay: dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, hairdryer, iron, travel cot.
Naturally, there is free onsite parking for 2 cars per cottage. The nearest train station is Balloch and there is a bus link available to The Old Schoolhouse
See & do
Loch Lomond is a two minute drive or twenty minute walk from the house.
The views from the shores of Loch Lomond are breathtaking, and even more impressive from the peak of Ben Lomond, which can be climbed from Rowardenan, seven miles from The Old Schoolhouse.
You can experience a piece of history by visiting Rob Roy’s Cave near Inversnaid in the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.
Balmaha also offers fishing from the pier and regular boat trips to the nearby islands including Wallaby Island, home to Scotland’s only colony of wallabies.
You can boat from Milarrochy bay and cycle and walk along the nearby West Highland Way and Conich Hill.
Loch Lomond is also the perfect base to visit several world famous, Scottish golf courses including Loch Lomond, Gleneagles, St Andrews Old Course, Turnberry and Carnoustie.
While there is an amazing choice of things to see and do in the local area, there is nothing to stop you doing as little as possible.
Many guests like to hire the hot tub at The Old School House and soak in the scenery while immersed in bubbles.
The cost of a 4 person hot tub is £139 and the cost of a 5-6 person hot tub is £159.
The Old Schoolhouse has many admirers on TripAdvisor. These are excerpts from longer, recent reviews:
‘A family retreat and what a treat… Cottage was warm and very welcoming. It’s clear the property has recently been refurbished to a high standard with coordinating soft furnishings. It was immaculate with newly laid carpets and a modern shower room too. Everything from a coffee machine to Sky Q has been thought of… It’s in a great location for Loch Lomond and we enjoyed some fantastic walks and meals in local restaurants… We will definitely visit again…’
‘A wonderful family get together. We had stayed at The Old Schoolhouse before and had a nice time… the new owners have really smartened everything up! New sofas, beds, curtains and bedding have made a huge difference and their lovely Manager Michelle gave us the warmest welcome… Our family could not fault the cleanliness, comfort and such well equipped properties. We will definitely be back next year.’
With spring and summer stretching before us, this is the ideal time to start planning a convenient getaway.
Easy to reach, The Old Schoolhouse would be perfect for a get together with friends and family.
Book in with the Big Deal and put School’s out for Summer on repeat.