Callwood Smiddy

Near Aberfeldy, Perthshire

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Callwood Smiddy is a truly delightful cottage, charmingly designed within the original 3 feet-thick stone walls of a blacksmith's forge dating back 200 years.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

The cottage is double-glazed, detached and self-contained, with a lot of time, thought and work having been invested into the cottage’s conversion and refurbishment to bring it up-to-date. The comfort and convenience now found internally matches the very pretty views externally perfectly.

The cosy open plan living area has a seating area with a wood-burning stove that churns out the heat and makes the additional electric heating almost redundant. The dining table has been positioned beside the window so wildlife viewing can continue uninterrupted even during meals. The kitchen area extends along the back wall and is well-equipped and very practical.

All on one level, there are two bedrooms, a double and a twin. The double room is stylishly decorated and furnished, while the equally attractive twin bedroom makes the best possible use of the space available. A modern shower room completes the accommodation.

The cottage has its own access and parking. It also has a pretty, enclosed garden where guests have the choice of a secluded paved seating area (with furniture) to the rear, facing the woods and hills of Breadalbane on the far side of Loch Tay, or the lawn to the side (with furniture), which affords attractive and restful views over the surrounding countryside.

Map & Local

The cottage is 4 miles west of Aberfeldy (with shops, hotels and restaurants) in Perthshire, so is ideally placed for exploring all of central Scotland and the mid-west coast.

It is also well placed for golf and walking on the surrounding hills and watersports and fishing on lovely Loch Tay (2 miles). The busy tourist towns of Pitlochry and Perth are 30 minutes and 45 minutes away respectively. There is a pub and restaurant in the village of Kenmore within two miles.

In addition to golf, watersports, shops and restaurants, Kenmore also offers the Crannog Centre, a reconstructed Iron Age crannog (or stilt house) in the loch, where visitors can gain an insight into life in those days and also try their hand at age-old crafts. Beyond Kenmore, a road leads over the shoulder of Schiehallion, the ‘fairy mountain’, to Loch Tummel and then on to Loch Rannoch. Here there are endless opportunities for hill walking and climbing.

Aberfeldy is the nearest town of any size and has a distillery, wonderful café/bookshop, golf course, leisure centre and even a cinema. Just a little further to the east at Grandtully, is a stretch of the Tay which is famous for kayaking and white water rafting, both of which can be available to guests. There is also a tempting chocolate shop in Grandtully for those who may prefer a sugar rush to an adrenaline rush!

Local Events and Attractions

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Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Single Storey

Sitting/dining room with TV/DVD, mini-HiFi, wood-burner and kitchen area with electric-cooker, fridge, dishwasher, washing-machine etc. (plus the use of a deep-freeze and tumble-drier located in a garage).
Double-bed room.
Twin-bed room.
Room with power-shower, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £15 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric panel heater and wood-burning stove (1 basket of logs INCLUDED). Sorry, pets are not accepted. Wifi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). No smoking. No infants. No children under 12.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2017
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • Save 15% - Half Term 2017 From 14/10/2017 to 20/10/2017
  • Save 15% - Half Term 2017 From 21/10/2017 to 27/10/2017
  • Book now - Christmas 2017! From 20/12/2017 to 23/12/2017
  • Book now - New Year! From 27/12/2017 to 30/12/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £495.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £345.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £595.00
28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018 £595.00
07 Jan 2018 - 09 Feb 2018 £345.00
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018 £395.00
24 Feb 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 £345.00
03 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018 £395.00
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018 £495.00
14 Apr 2018 - 04 May 2018 £395.00
05 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 £495.00
26 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018 £595.00
02 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 £495.00
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 £595.00
01 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 £495.00
22 Sep 2018 - 05 Oct 2018 £395.00
06 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 £495.00
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 £345.00
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £595.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £595.00
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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19-Oct-2017

Great cottage that was well equipped and had a home from home feeling - lovely setting too.

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03-May-2017

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02-May-2017

The cottage was clean and comfortable and packed full of information about the local area. We liked the welcome biscuits...

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01-Oct-2016

Lovely cottage in a beautiful area of Perthshire. Owners very helpful throughout our stay, would highly recommend Callwo...

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15-Sep-2016

Very friendly and helpful owners next door. Cottage well equiped and really central for all the places of interest we w...

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