MILL CREEK, DUNBLANE, UK - CENTRAL SCOTLAND
The Mill Creek apartment is located in a converted mill in the lovely cathedral city of Dunblane. The mill was converted into apartments in the mid 1980s.
The apartment enjoys a lovely setting by the Allan Water. It is comprised of a hallway, two bedrooms (one single and one double), a large bathroom with shower stall, and a living room/dining area. The small, but well appointed kitchen is separated from the living area by a counter with high stools.
All rooms have big windows and overlook the river, so does the lovely patio area. The apartment is equipped with Wi-Fi, a washing machine and dishwasher. You will enjoy the wonderfully soothing sound of the Allan Water and the small indoor swimming pool.
This apartment would be ideal for guests who want to spend some time in their hometown and stop and smell the roses. There are lovely walks on both banks of the river. A bridge links to the city centre in about 10 minutes. The railway station is a 10-15-minute walk and provides a commuter link to Glasgow, Edinburgh and further north. The A9 motorway is only minutes away.
The owners do not live nearby, and our staff person will act as a liaison.
Occupancy: This property sleeps 1-3 people. | Disclaimer | Print Page
SLEEPING2 bedrooms: 1 single and 1 double
BATHROOMS1 large bathroom with shower stall
KITCHENFull kitchen with microwave and dishwasher
LAUNDRYWashing machine, no dryer
TRANSPORTATIONParking right outside, 10-minute walk to centre of Dunblane or train station
MINUSESLiving room is comfortable, but on the small side
PLUSESSpectacular setting in converted mill by the Allan Water river, pool
SPECIAL FEATURESPool, Wi-Fi, TV with local channels, converted mill
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What's included with the UK - Central Scotland Untour?
- One or two weeks in a personally selected apartment in Sterling or the surrounding countryside.
- Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Edinburgh, or we can connect you with our air partner who can purchase tickets on your behalf (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
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- Automatic transmission car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour.
- A rail pass (additional cost).
- Discounted Untour with no transit so you can pay as you go by rail and bus.
- Use of an Untours GPS while on location if you are driving.
- An orientation session given by our local staff to start your trip off on the right foot.
- A guidebook for Scotland, regional map, and further information on-site.
- A local cultural event, like a traditional tea and storytelling.
- A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
- Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
- Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
Landlord or Host for Mill Creek, Dunblane, UK - Central Scotland
The owners do not live nearby, but our staff person will act as a liaison.
Dunblane, UK - Central Scotland, Home of Mill Creek
Dunblane, 5 miles northwest of Stirling, is a lovely town with a great sense of community. It was voted one of the best places to live in Scotland. You will enjoy its friendly people (population 9,000) and small town atmosphere. It is home to a very well-preserved Gothic cathedral, a small history museum, a good array of restaurants & pubs, several grocery stores, and a butcher.
Lately, locals and tourists alike have been flocking to the very popular Tilly's Tea Room, and we highly recommend you visit as well. The 2013 Wimbledon winner Andy Murray is a native son. You’ll find lovely walking on both banks of the Allan Water. Dunblane enjoys good train connections to Stirling (5 mins), Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
Customer comments about Mill Creek, Dunblane, UK - Central Scotland
"The setting along the Allan Water, short, scenic walk into Dunblane was wonderful The apartment itself was clean, comfortable, roomy and nicely furnished for us. We really liked having a washing machine during our 2-week stay." Mary Lotspeich
"The apartment and patio were perfect for us. But, most impressive was the location. It is a few yards from the Alan River and a choice of two beautiful trails - a 10-15 minute walk to 'downtown' Dunblane. (note: we did not rent a car for this Untours adventure)." Fred and Gayle Lossman
"It's an attractive, functional apartment in a BEAUTIFUL spot. A lovely 20 minute walk from the train, through the park along the water. Plus, the Tesco super market is right next to the station, so we would get off the train, do some shopping, and then walk home, which was very convenient. And we managed quite well - with Google's help - to do what we wanted to, using only trains and buses." Virginia Rankin & David Klein
"The apartment was comfortable. It was quiet, warm bright and more than adequate. It was lovely by the river, and an enjoyable walk to town." Ted & rose McKenna
"The Mill Creek Apartment was just wonderful! This was our fourth Untours apartment and each time we have been delighted with our selection. The apartment was in an historic building and right on Allan Water. We could walk to the train station on one side of the river...and into town on the other...the walkways were abloom with flowers. We loved Dunblane...we walked everywhere and fell in love with this small Scottish town." Robert and Beryl Barr
"We loved the setting of the flat overlooking the creek. The easy and beautiful walk into Dunblane made for a pleasant trip into town. The refrigerator was thoughtfully stocked for a good start. Although the flat is small, it was clean and had all that we needed to spend a comfortable week. The shower was terrific! Also the location within Scotland lends itself to traveling to lots of other great sights to see." MaryBeth and Richard King
Ratings for Mill Creek, Dunblane, UK - Central Scotland
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||4|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||2|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||5||3|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||4||4|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||5||5|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||4||4|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||2|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||5||5|
|Other factors not included above||2|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||10||7|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||9||7|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)||9||9|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||6||6|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||6||5|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||10||10|
|Other factors not included above||2|
An Explanation of the Ratings: The first column of figures is the highest score possible in each category. The column on the far right is the score for this particular apartment in this category. For this set of ratings, we have asked every Untour staff person who has seen the apartment to rate the individual features. Many of these staff people have been in a position to hear reports (good and bad) from customers over the years, so they offer a particularly well-informed perspective. Nevertheless, customer ratings will be included in the overall ratings as soon as possible.
Please keep in mind that tastes vary. These ratings give an overall sense of how most people feel about a factor; you are in the best position to know if your tastes and requirements are likely to be in the mainstream of opinion or if you have particular needs. If you have any questions about the meaning of any of the factors rated, or about this apartment, please call our office toll-free at 1-999-868-6871. You can nearly always talk directly with someone who has personally seen the accommodation.
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