This stunning penthouse apartment, set in the heart of the historical city of Stirling, is a short walking distance from the centre of town with its many attractions and amenities, including the famous Castle, the Thistles Shopping Centre, and a range of restaurants, cafes and bars. The mainline railway station, which serves all the major Scottish cities (30 mins to Glasgow, 55 minutes to Edinburgh) is a 5 minute walk away.
The Penthouse apartment is situated on the 3rd floor with access via a lift and stairs. This high spec apartment sleeps 4, with a double en-suite bedroom and a twin room with en-suite Jack-and-Jill facilities. The open plan lounge-dining area has a television and DVD player, sofa seating, a feature fire and a selection of books and games. The dining area has a table with seating for six.
There is a fully-fitted kitchen with a gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer, crockery and utensils. The breakfast bar and stools provide seating for 4 people.
A separate dressing room adjoining the twin bedroom also houses an iron, ironing board, clothes dryer, travel cot and high chair. The open plan lounge, kitchen and separate dining area are suffused by light from the high cathedral windows which offer wonderful panoramic views of the Castle, the Wallace Monument and the mountains beyond. The property enjoys sole occupation of the third floor.
Stirling is the ancient capital of Scotland and its long history means there are lots of great sights to explore. Stirling Castle at the heart of the Old Town, with its reconstructed great hall, is brimming with stories of the past. The Wallace Monument dedicated to Scotland’s national hero offers great views of the surrounding area. The 12th century Cambuskenneth Abbey, an ancient seat of Scottish parliament is also the burial ground of King James 111. The nearby Bannockburn Heritage Centre utilises modern technology to bring the famous battle to life.
Free onsite parking
Door entry system
Lift access to 3rd floor
Disabled access outside
En-suite bathrooms in bedrooms
Lift to top floor
One level in apartment
Within short walking distance of the apartment
Old Town Jail
Smith Art Gallery and Museum
Ghost Tours – running throughout the year, they offer a great way to see the town
The Thistles Centre – a large shopping arcade
The Vue Cinema
Albert Hall – concert and exhibition venue
The Tolbooth – concert venue
Stirling Boat Club
A range of restaurants, cafes and bars
Stirling Train Station
Within a 15 minute drive
MacRobert Arts Centre – located at the university, with a restaurant, café bar, cinema and theatre
Bannockburn Heritage Site
Blair Drummond Safari Park which offers a great day out for families
Doune, a small village famed for its castle (where they filmed Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Game of Thrones)
The Kelpies – These twin modern art sculptures are a stunning addition to the landscape surrounding Falkirk and can be combined with a visit to the Water Wheel, the world’s only rotating boat lift
Callander and the Trossachs
Callander an attractive town on the River Leith, provides a popular base for tourists exploring the Trossachs. A sail on loch Katrine on the Sir Walter Scott steamship is an excellent way to enjoy the spectacular and dramatic scenery. Canoeing fishing and walking trails are also available in this area.
Glasgow and Edinburgh
Scotland’s two largest cities host a number of events throughout the year including the Edinburgh Festival and Royal military tattoo and the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Both are only a short train journey from Stirling.
Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are only a 40 minute drive from Stirling via the motorways.