Garvally House

B&B

13 Grange Road, Alloa, Near Stirling, FK10 1LR

    One of Scotland 's Best : Luxury Bed and Breakfast Guest House : En-suite rooms : Close to Historic Stirling Castle in the small town of Alloa : Explore from Loch Lomond in the west to St Andrews and the Fife Coast in the east

    Luxury accommodation and superb food in a beautiful Victorian villa.
    Located 6 miles to the east of historic Stirling Castle. Explore from Loch Lomond in the west to the classic golf links of St Andrews and the Fife Coast to the east

    Garvally House is a substantial early Victorian detached house in the small town of Alloa : Rooms are spacious and elegant . The Guest Lounge and Dining Room are traditionally furnished while the bedrooms are of a more classic modern style, each with oversize beds. Garvally House is a warm comfortable and relaxing place to stay.
    Bathrooms are en suite, have recently been refurbished with all finishings in Italian marble and high quality ceramics and have pumped high pressure duplex showers over oversize walk in shower enclosures.
    All bathrooms have underfloor heating to take the chill off the marble of a morning.
    We also have a reproduction Victorian roll top bath in a private bathroom also finished in Italian marble which is available for those who prefer a leisurely and luxurious soak.
    Bedrooms are equipped with Flat screen TVs, Unlimited Superfast Fibre Optic Broadband WiFi and movies streamed on demand, Tea and real coffee making facilities and lots of the other things you would expect in 5 Star accommodation.
    A very full breakfast is included in the prices listed and is prepared freshly to your order.  There is always a wide selection of  hot and cold food.
    Dinner may be available by arrangement and can be ordered in advance on the booking website or when calling to make a reservation. It is not anticipated that more than a few guests will be in residence at any one time and excellent cuisine is prepared to order from the finest locally sourced produce reflecting both traditional local and international styles of cooking.
    The house was built in 1857 as the residence of a successful local shipyard owner and entrepreneur. It is now a family run guest house providing accommodation of the very highest quality and whilst the house was built in a traditional style which reflected the status of it's first owner there is no lack of modern creature comforts and facilities which will appeal to today's discerning traveller. The elegance of times past combined with 21st century comfort and convenience.
    The house sits within a walled garden.  There is ample  parking in the grounds and secure parking for cars and motor cycles behind high locked gates if required.
    The walled garden is largely ornamental with many flowering shrubs and plants although substantial fruit and vegetable plots remain and are continually developed to provide fresh home grown produce for the kitchen. Excellent Food is a top priority at Garvally House.
    Garvally House is situated in the small town of Alloa within the County of Clackmannanshire, Scotland's smallest county bounded by the mighty River Forth to the south and the imposing grandeur of the Ochil Hills to the north. We are an excellent base from which to explore central Scotland being less than an hour from both Edinburgh and Glasgow, ten minutes from Stirling and close to motorways to explore further north.
    Located only six miles from historic Stirling Castle and visible from the castle battlements but within easy reach of major transport routes, road, rail and airports and less than an hour from the major cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, and Dundee.
    The significant towns and villages of Stirling, Dunblane, Bridge of Allan, Doune, Dunblane, Auchterarder, Gleneagles, Falkirk, Linlithgow, Dunfermline, Muckhart, Dollar, Tillicoultry and Menstrie are all within a 30 minute drive.
    It is an ideal base from which to explore Loch Lomond and the Trossachs to the west and the Kingdom of Fife to the east all the way to the classic golf links of St Andrews and the picturesque Fife coast all within an hours drive..
    Whether you are visiting Central Scotland for business or having a well deserved break, we are ideally located.
    The house will  appeal to the business traveller who simply requires a quiet location with excellent facilities. 
    It will also appeal to those who are seeking a romantic break away from the bustle of the city in this peaceful semi rural location.
     

    Gradings
    5 Bed and Breakfast
    Awards
    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    4
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Blue Room
    £50.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Blue Room (single occupancy)
    £60.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Green Room
    £60.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Green Room (single occupancy)
    £70.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Dinner including drinks is available at a flat rate of £35.00 per person.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks

    Domestic

    • Air Conditioning Fans available in bedrooms
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • Trouser Press
    • WC EnSuite

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking un petit peu
    • Spanish Speaking muy básico

    Location

    • Town Location On edge of small town

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed Sorry but just not consistent with catering for allergy sufferers
    • Senior Citizens Very Welcome but be aware that the bedrooms are on the first floor accessed by a wide staircase
    • Single Travellers

    Catering

    • Breakfast Available A full and varied breakfast is included in the accommodation price
    • Bring Your Own Bottle Please do bring your own or enjoy a complimentary glass on us
    • Dairy Free Please give us notice but we already maintain a dairy free regime for family members
    • Dinner Available An excellent 3 course table d hote with wine is available at a cost of £30.00
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Good Italian style restaurant within 7 or 8 minutes on foot. Other options a short drive away.
    • Evening Meal Available An excellent 3 course table d hote with wine is available at a cost of £30.00
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement An excellent 3 course table d hote with wine is available at a cost of £30.00
    • Gluten Free Please give us notice but we already maintain a gluten free regime for certain family members
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Ten minute walk to town centre for a full range of shops, supermarkets, banks etc
    • Vegan Meals Available Please give us notice but we already maintain a vegan regime for some family members
    • Vegetarian Please give us notice but we already maintain a vegetarian regime for family members
    • Vegetarian Food Available Please give us notice but we already maintain a vegetarian regime for family members

    Facilities

    • Internet Access Free Wi Fi and Internet streamed movies in bedrooms
    • No Smoking Permitted Smoking in the garden only please
    • Smoking Permitted Smoking in the garden only please
    • Smoking Restricted Smoking in the garden only please

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Radio Provided in bedrooms
    • TV In Room Flat screen televisions in bedrooms
    • Television Flat screen televisions in bedrooms
    • WiFi Throughout the property

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route By bus and by Train to Alloa's own railway station : 10 minutes on foot
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    Garvally House is a splendid Bed and Breakfast six miles from Historic Stirling and 14 miles from the more ancient Scots capital in Dunfermline.

    Motorway links are quick and easy from the South and North whilst winding country roads in every direction provide more scenic and challenging driving and riding.

    There is private parking in the grounds with secure gated parking and storage for motor cars and motorcycles and even bikes.

    There is even a little railway statiion with direct trains to Glasgow and Edinburgh and with a change at Stirling to further afield to the North and East.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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