A self catering cottage with character, sleeping 2 this stone built terraced cottage is in a peaceful waterside location adjacent to the River Knaik in the village of Braco in Southwest Perthshire. Tucked away from it all, yet with easy access to Dunblane, Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth.
Beautifully renovated as a comfortable couples retreat, Waterside’s peaceful location makes it perfect for a quiet getaway. The lovingly renovated house features oak laminate flooring throughout this single floor apartment. With a double room that can be converted to two single beds on request, a cosy lounge with Satellite television, and fitted kitchen with oven and electric hob, microwave and fridge with freezer compartment. Step outside the patio doors to a sitting out area. There is also an acre of riverside ground to the front that guests can enjoy.
The nearby village of Braco has its own licensed general store which sells newspapers, milk and rolls and is open 7 days a week. The Allanbank Hotel at Greenloaning has a cosy log fire and serves bar meals and is only a 20-minute walk from Braco.
The Ardoch Roman Fort, constructed around 80 AD, is situated on the northern edge of the village and is known for being is one of the best-preserved examples of its kind in the United Kingdom. The Scottish based Roman History Re-enactment Group, The Antonine Guard, pay visits to the Fort at various times of the year.
Local Towns & Villages
Crieff, Auchterarder and Dunblane are a 15-minute journey by road from Braco. The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is also easily reached within half an hour where you will an area of outstanding natural beauty and wonder with the Lochs and Glens taking you on the Trossach Trail. The Angus and Fife Coasts are only an hour away.
Falkirk – Falkirk Wheel & Canals, Callendar Park, shopping, restaurants
Dunblane – Cathedral, hotels, tennis, restaurants, shopping, pubs
Crieff – Macrosty Park, Crieff Hydro Complex, Stewart Crystal, Crieff Visitor Centre, pubs
Auchterarder – Gleneagles Hotel Complex, Thyme Out Beauty & Relaxation Therapists, Shops
Bridge of Allan – Wallace Monument, Stirling University, restaurants, shopping
Aberfoyle – David Marshall Lodge, Go Ape, Loch Katrine & Sir Walter Scott Steamer
Blackford – Earlsgate Retail Village, Baxters Experience, Tullibardine Distillery
Dunkeld – Loch of The Lowes Osprey Visitor Centre, The Hermitage, Beatrix Potter Garden
Eating Out (suggestions) – Tormaukin Hotel in Glen Devon; India Gate in Dunblane
Things To Do
Walking – There are many good walks in and around the village, and the gardens at the nearby Braco Castle are open to the public from 1st Feb – 31st Oct each year.
Waterside is centrally located with several Munros within easy reach
Golf – There are a number of courses in the area including Gleneagles (5 miles away), 18 Hole Courses at Crieff, Muckhart, Auchterarder and Dunblane; and 9 Hole Courses at Muthill, Dunning, Comrie, St Fillans, Killin. Further afield you can find 18 Hole Courses at Dunkeld, Aberfeldy,
Blairgowrie, Pitlochry, Murrayshall. St. Andrews and Carnoustie Golf Courses are just over an hour away by car.
Shooting – available locally
Fishing – permits available for Loch Earn, Loch Tay, The River Allan, River Earn and River Tay.
Falconry – There are also Falconry centres close-by
Extreme sports – Activity centres at Aberfeldy and ‘bungee jumping’ North of Pitlochry.
Auchingarroch Wildlife Centre near Comrie is a popular local attraction for families.
Dundee – Discovery Point & Visitor Centre, Verdant Works, Camperdown Park & Wildlife Centre
Perth – Scone Palace, Perth Concert Hall, Inveralmond Brewery, St John’s Shopping Centre
Stirling – Stirling Castle, Old Town Jail, Blair Drummond Safari Park, Marches Shopping Centre
Glasgow – Museum of Transport, Burrell Collection, Waverley Steamer, Strathclyde Park
Edinburgh – Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Parliament Building, Edinburgh Zoo (Giant Pandas).
Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
Balhousie Castle (Black Watch Museum), Perth
Tulliebardine Distillery, Blackford
Deanston Distillery, Doune
Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery, Crieff