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Great Scott! Castle Apartment for Rent on Loch Lomond in Scotland

RARE Scottish castle apartment comes up for rent at £1,350 / month

Property Photos Courtesy of Newton Letting, Glasgow
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Lads and Lasses Rejoice!!


Scottish highlands, lochs and championship golf?? Ok Scotland, I see you.

Let me spill the tea on this majestic sandstone stunner that allows you to live like royalty, even as a rental. The fully furnished two bedroom duplex apartment is absolutely Nessie approved, with soaring ceilings, huge windows (with views for dayyys) and skylights that keep the rooms filled with light, and a kitchen that is just perfection. I'm seriously drooling over those cutting block counters.

Golf enthusiasts, get ready to tee off with excitement because this property is just TWO MINUTES away from championship course The Carrick. Perfect your swing on the expansive 9 acre lawn, and then put your 9 iron to work on the course. Loch Ness Monster sightings sold separately.

Keep reading for a full property tour, interactive maps, location information, area highlights, how to get there, year round climate info & so much more.

From the Listing Agent:

Rarely available to the market, a fabulous two bed duplex apartment, located on the first floor of a B-listed sandstone mansion set in the most spectacular scenery on the banks of Loch Lomond two minutes drive from Cameron House Hotel/Duck Bay Marina and The Carrick Golf Club.



The property comprises, on the lower floor, a spacious lounge with stunning views over Loch Lomond, a large, modern dining kitchen with all mod cons (fridge/freezer, oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher) and under floor heating as well as a separate small utility room with washing machine and separate tumble drier. On the upper floor there are 2 bright double bedrooms and a sizeable family bathroom with shower over the bath.



Additional features include central heating and separate electric heating, stylish decor and furniture throughout, security entry, private parking and use of the residents` communal lounge and 9 acres of beautifully maintained gardens.


At a Glance:

£1,350 per month (approx. $1700/mo USD)

2 beds | 1 bath

Location: Loch Lomond Scotland

Source: Newton Letting, Glasgow

 

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About Loch Lomond Scotland


Where Nature, History, and Golf Converge


Nestled in the heart of Scotland, Loch Lomond is a breathtaking jewel that beckons travelers and dreamers alike with its tranquil waters, stunning landscapes, and rich history. With a population of approximately 15,000 residents, this region offers a captivating blend of natural wonders, historical markers, modern amenities, and world-class golf courses that make it an irresistible destination for tourists and a coveted place to call home.


Daily Amenities


Despite Loch Lomond’s modest size, this area offers all the daily amenities one could desire. You'll find cozy cafes, charming restaurants, and local shops dotted along the shoreline, providing residents and visitors with delightful options for leisurely strolls and casual dining. Whether you're sipping a hot cup of coffee at a waterfront café or indulging in traditional Scottish fare at a nearby restaurant, the warm hospitality of the locals is sure to make you feel at home.


Points of Interest


Loch Lomond Islands: One of the most captivating features of this region is the scattering of islands across Loch Lomond's sparkling waters. Islands like Inchmurrin, Inchcailloch, and Inchconnachan offer idyllic spots for picnics, hiking, and wildlife watching. Loch Lomond's numerous marinas also make it an ideal destination for boating enthusiasts.


Balloch Castle Country Park: For history buffs and nature lovers, Balloch Castle Country Park is a must-visit. Set against the backdrop of Balloch Castle, this sprawling park is perfect for leisurely walks, picnics, and exploring the enchanting ruins of the castle itself.


Historical Markers and Rich History


Loch Lomond is steeped in history, with a tapestry of tales that unfold as you wander through its picturesque landscapes. The area's history is dotted with clan battles, Jacobite uprisings, and ancient settlements. In fact, the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park contains a wealth of historical sites, including old churches, burial grounds, and remnants of medieval settlements.


World-Class Golf Courses


One cannot discuss Loch Lomond without mentioning its world-renowned golf courses. The region boasts some of the most spectacular golfing venues in Scotland. The Carrick Golf Club, in particular, is a masterpiece that attracts golf enthusiasts from all corners of the globe. With its lush fairways and stunning views of the loch and surrounding hills, it's a golfing experience like no other. For those who appreciate the sport, Loch Lomond offers an unparalleled golfing paradise.



Getting There

Getting to Loch Lomond from outside of Scotland is relatively straightforward, as the region is well-connected to major transportation hubs. Here are the common ways to reach Loch Lomond:


Fly to Glasgow International Airport (GLA):

  • The most convenient international gateway to Loch Lomond is Glasgow International Airport (GLA), which is located approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Loch Lomond.

  • You can book flights from major international airports, and once you arrive at Glasgow Airport, you have several options for reaching Loch Lomond.

From Glasgow Airport to Loch Lomond:

  • Rental Car: You can rent a car at Glasgow Airport and drive to Loch Lomond, which is about a 30-45 minute drive depending on your specific destination within the Loch Lomond area. Follow the M8 motorway westbound, and then take the A82 north to reach the loch.

Public Transportation:

  • You can take a taxi or use a shuttle service to reach a nearby train or bus station. From Glasgow city center, you can catch a train to Balloch, a town located at the southern tip of Loch Lomond, or take a bus to various destinations around the loch.

Alternative Airports:

  • If Glasgow International Airport doesn't suit your travel plans, you can also consider Edinburgh Airport (EDI), which is about a 1.5 to 2-hour drive from Loch Lomond. From Edinburgh, you can rent a car or use public transportation to reach Loch Lomond.

Train and Bus Services:

  • Scotland has an extensive train and bus network, making it possible to reach Loch Lomond from various cities within the UK. You can take a train to Balloch, Alexandria, or other towns close to Loch Lomond, and then use local transportation or taxis to reach your specific destination.

Private Transfers:

  • Private transportation services and transfers are also available for travelers who want a more personalized and comfortable journey to Loch Lomond.

Climate

Loch Lomond experiences a temperate maritime climate, characterized by mild temperatures, high humidity, and relatively consistent rainfall throughout the year. Here's a breakdown of what to expect:


Temperature:

  • Summer (June to August): Summers in Loch Lomond are mild, with average daytime temperatures ranging from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F). However, occasional heatwaves can bring higher temperatures.

  • Winter (December to February): Winters are cool, with average daytime temperatures ranging from 2°C to 7°C (36°F to 45°F). It can occasionally drop below freezing, especially at night.

Rainfall:

Loch Lomond experiences consistent rainfall throughout the year, with no distinct dry season. Rainfall is evenly distributed, making it a lush and green region.


The wettest months are typically October to January, with December being the wettest. Rainfall can be heavy at times, leading to occasional flooding in low-lying areas.


Sunshine:

Loch Lomond doesn't receive as much sunshine as some other regions, particularly during the winter months. The sunniest months are May and June, with longer daylight hours.


Wind:

The region can be windy at times, especially during the autumn and winter months. Strong winds off the loch can make the climate feel cooler.


Snowfall:

Loch Lomond occasionally experiences snowfall during the winter months, but heavy snow is relatively rare. Snowfall is more common in the surrounding hills and mountains, making it a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts.


Microclimates:

Loch Lomond's climate can vary slightly depending on your location around the loch and elevation. The higher you go into the nearby hills and mountains, the cooler and wetter the climate becomes.


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