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The Boll Cottages

boll cottages alva - near stirling

Brook Street
Clackmannanshire, FK12 5AW.

Quality 4 Star Accommodation
awarded by Scottish Tourist Board

A warm welcome guaranteed and the very best in self catering accommodation at Alva, Clackmannanshire near Stirling.
The four holiday cottages were architecturally designed and built in 2000. The cottages have been built on the site of the former Boll farm steading. The original farmhouse has been completely renovated and forms the owners' home.

Although it is no longer a farm, the Boll is in the fortunate position of being surrounded by beautiful scenery and historic buildings enjoying clear views of Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument.
It is situated at the foot of Silver Glen from which access is gained to the highest peak in the Ochil Hills - Ben Cleuch.


boll cottages alva - near stirling

All of the cottages are tastefully decorated and furnished to the same high quality and come fully equipped with all the necessary implements, appliances and utensils to ensure that your stay is as comfortable as possible. It is worth noting that the courtyard and ground floor accommodation is all at the same level which is particularly important to anyone with impaired mobility. Please choose your cottage based on the following information and contact Maria or Colin to check availability.

Cottage 1- Boll Cottage

One downstairs double bedroom with ensuite attached consisting of a double shower, w.c and sink. There is a plasma screen mounted TV in the bedroom. One upstairs twin room with ensuite bathroom consisting of bath , wc and sink. There is a seperate downstairs wc, toilet and sink with a large storage cupboard attached, containg ironing board, iron, mop and bucket, hoover and airer.

A kitchen/dining area fully equipped with fridge and small freezer compartment, oven , hob and grill, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher.

The living area consists of two 3 seater couches and a leather chair. There is a plasma screen TV with DVD and CD player. Telephone and broadband connection.

Cottage 2 BEN EVER

Sleeps 4
boll cottages alva - near stirling

Sleeps 4
This cottage consists of one double and one twin room, a shower room and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area. The living area enjoys panoramic views to the west.

Cottage 3 BEN CLEUCH

Sleeps 6
Ben Cleuch has accommodation on two levels. On the ground floor is the following; Open plan kitchen, dining and living area, double bedroom with large ensuite and separate shower room, grab rail at side of bath and moulded toilet seat. The upper floor has a further double room and a twin room. The living area and all of the bedrooms enjoy panoramic views to the west.


boll cottages alva - near stirling

Sleeps 7
This cottage has accommodation on two levels. The ground floor accommodates the kitchen, dining and living area, a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a bathroom. The upper floor has a double bedroom with ensuite shower room and a further twin room. The living area and three of the bedrooms enjoy views into the landscaped courtyard.

Cottage 5 MILL GLEN

Sleeps 4
Mill Glen contains one double and one twin bedroom, a shower room and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area. All of the accommodation is on one level and the living area enjoys views onto the landscaped courtyard.

Prices and Booking information

boll cottages alva near stirling

Open all year for individual and group bookings and can accommodate any number of nights - including a one night only stay.

One bedroom and 2 bedroom flat also available for short term rents.
Please phone for further details.


All rooms are nicely decorated, have laminated flooring, double glazing with gas central heating. The main lounge seating is leather. The cottages are contained within a cobbled courtyard. There is a fenced off area at the back which is secure for children, away from the main road.

All cottages have

Non-allergenic pillows
Bed linen, linen, towels and cot linen included in the price
Bed linen changed after 7 days
Combination microwave/oven/grill, electric 4 ring hob, washing machine, fridge with small freezer and a dishwasher, Colour television and video
CD/radio/cassette player
Telephone and modem connection
Fax machine (in office)
Electricity and gas included in cost
Books, videos, maps, cycle and walking guides available to borrow from main office
Patio with furniture and whirly drier
Ample free parking on site
Outside security lighting
Clothes horse, ironing board, clothes pegs, washing-up liquid, kitchen roll, sewing kit, candles, first aid kit, fire extinguisher, fire alarm, fire blanket, sweeping brush, dustpan and brush, j-cloths, pot scrubber, toilet rolls, liquid soap, cleaning liquids, duster

Also included

Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, jam/marmalade and fresh milk
All beds made up for your arrival
High-chair, cot, infant chairs, cool box, hoover, gas barbecue, portable surround grab rail for toilet available to borrow
Two folders include information on tourist and leisure attractions and useful phone numbers etc
Domestic help available at extra cost if mid-stay clean required
Taxi service available at competitive prices.

Alva is ideally placed geographically. The Highlands, Loch Lomond, Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth, The Trossachs, Glasgow and Dunfermline are all less than one hour away by road. The nearest town is historic Stirling, 15 minutes away by car. Motorway connections are within 8 miles.

There are a wide range of activities within Alva and in the surrounding area -Sightseeing, Golfing, Fishing, Hill Walking, Cycling/Walking, Skiing, Paragliding, Horseriding, Shopping and Mills.

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