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Cottage In Lochearnhead, Near Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Lochearnhead, Nr. Crieff, Central Scotland - Peaceful Location In Area Of Outstanding Beauty, 5 Minute Walk To Loch, Hotels And Shop

We let this property from Saturday to Saturday during the high season and in the low season we let a Saturday to Tuesday and Tuesday to Saturday.

The Smiddy is a traditional stone built cottage, tastefully refurbished around original features. It is situated in a quiet location within the village, yet only 90 minutes drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh. It has a stone sitting/dining area with a wood-burning stove and farmhouse style kitchen. There are two gallery bedrooms on the first floor. It is in an excellent central location for touring Scotland and the Trossachs area is full of things to see and do. Mooring and jetty available, fishing is available free of charge from our own ground or from boats launched from our slipway, watersports, 20 golf courses within an hour's drive, National Cycle Route 7 and Rob Roy track nearby. Dogs welcome. The area is surrounded by lochs, mountains and wildlife.

Ollie Cameron
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
6 November, 2017

About Ollie Cameron

My husband Gus is a well-kent Lochearnhead local, a fourth-generation hospitality business owner in the area. He is passionate about the history and development of the village, as well as being actively involved in the organisation of the Sheep Shearing and is President of the Lochearnhead Highland Games. His father was a champion Highland Games Athlete, and starred in the locally filmed, "Geordie"

His interests include Mountain Rescue, golf, stalking and watersports, so he is a mine of information on these subjects.

I moved here from Edinburgh, 25 years ago, so am almost a local! I enjoy skiing and cycling, especially on the stunning Route 7 cycle track, have climbed all the most local Munros and help in the organisation of the various social events in and around the village.

Ollie Cameron purchased this cottage in 2002

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for two beautiful weeks in your cosy little cottage. We spent wonderful evenings in front of the cosy stove with a cup of heather tea and a shortbread, talking about all the remarkable things we have seen all over beautiful Scotland! We're looking forward to coming back as soon as possible and seeing you in "the Smiddy" again.

Well, here we are, the night we are due to go home, sob,sob. Having spent a great week in the "Smiddy", a beautiful cosy dwelling, overlooking the amazing Lochearn, seen and experienced Scotland's beautiful sites, alas not enough time, (as usual) - WE WILL BE BACK!!

Glorious Lochearnhead, Bathed in Sunshine, Ollie and Gus - delightful, The Smiddy - "Just Perfect" Thank you so very much
Mar 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lochearnhead in Stirling

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bedroom 1 - with sink Downstairs Bathroom - WC, Bath with shower and hand shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (downstairs) - King size bed Bedroom 2 (upstairs) - Twin beds Bedroom 3 (upstairs) -Twin beds Bedroom 3 (upstairs). - Twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: The Smiddy is a traditional stone cottage offering a double and two twin bedrooms with a bathroom. The farmhouse kitchen is well equipped with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. The open plan dining/living area has a pine table and seating for 6, a 3- seater sofa and 3 armchairs, TV and DVD. There is a cosy log-burning stove, with free first supply of logs, Electricity is by meter reading. Bedrooms : 3. Bathroom : 1. Living Room : 1. Property Type : Cottage Outside: Easy access to village amenities. Outdoor furniture includes table and seating for 6. A 5 minute walk to use of slipway, jetty and mooring. Parking for 2 cars available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen provided and hand/bath towel per guest. Kitchen - 2 tea towels, 1 hand towel and oven gloves. Bathroom - bath mat. Weekly change of bedding and towels.


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Cottage In Lochearnhead, Near Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews

lovely cosy cottage in a quiet location

  • 5 of 5

very nicely done. good comfy beds , kitchen well equipped. ideal for a quiet getaway. play park just along the road for the kids. log burner is a nice touch the kids and the dog loved it. small shop close by for papers, bread, milk and sweets. good base for touring . had a nice break in lovely surroundings. lovely helpful owner.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Alison Many thanks for your kind remarks regarding the Smiddy. We are glad that you all enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for leaving it clean and tidy. Hope to see you again sometime in the future. Best wishes Gus and Ollie
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Pitoreske vakantiewoning.

  • 3 of 5

Gezellig, netjes en verzorgde vakantiewoning.

Goede bedden en linnengoed aanwezig.

Gastvrije eigenaars.

Minpuntje is de elektrameter waar pondmunten in moeten, dit is niet op de site vermeld.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Killin/St Fillans
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

There are various specialised courses available locally, including Photography, Upholstery and Wildlife/Nature walks and talks by the National Park Ranger Service. Details can be provided on request.


The Smiddy has access to a slipway, jetty, mooring and garden on lochside, within 5 minute walk. The Watersports centre is on the lochside adjacent to this. Being extremely central within Scotland, both the East and West coasts,boasting some Rupert beaches, are approximately 55-60 miles drive.


A car is recommended for this area, but there is a taxi service available in the village.

Glasgow/Edinburgh airports within approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes drive

Railway Stations - Crianlarich- 16 miles, Perth/Stirling - 40 miles


Killin, St Fillans - 7 miles

Stirling - 30 miles

Glasgow - 56 miles

Edinburgh - 68 miles

Fort William - 67 miles

Oban - 58 miles

St Andrews - 60 miles

Loch Lomond - 28 miles

Braemar - 86 miles

Gleneagles - 28 miles

Further Details:

Village Shop - 400 metres

Killin - 7 miles away has a good Cooperative

Comrie/Callander - 16 miles - all shops, including petrol, post office and bank

Larger supermarkets in Stirling and Perth

Tesco and Asda both deliver to the village

Butcher and Fish vans do deliver on certain days, will be in information pack

There are two hotel/pubs in the village, within 5 minutes walk, The Lochearnhead Hotel and The Clachan Cottage. The Watersports Centre is available for breakfast and lunches.

St Fillans offers the Four Seasons Hotel, The Achray and coming soon, The Drummond Arms run by Arran Brewery

Mhor 84 is in Balquhidder, 3 miles away and it's sister hotel, Monachyle Mhor is situated further up the glen.

Crieff has a selection of good eating places including Delevinos and Yanns.

Loch Earn offers watersports, fishing and osprey-spotting in the Summer months.

Other activities within the region are Blair Drummond Safari Park, Go Ape, Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, Ten-pin bowling, karting and swimming in Perth, Leisure centres in Callander and Crieff.

The Lochearnhead Sheep Shearing Competition is held in June and the Lochearnhead Highland Games in July.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lochearnhead, United Kingdom

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Our preferred changeover days are at height of season, Saturdays, and in off-season, Saturdays and Tuesdays and Tuesday to Saturday However, in deep off-season, we can be more flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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