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Ballat Smithy Cottage, Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Central Scotland.

Ballat Smithy Cottage
5.0 of 5 bubbles
9 reviews
Ballat Smithy Cottage
Cottage front
Sitting room, kitchen behind.
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Sitting room
Campsie Fells viewed from the cottage
Cottage in foreground left, Loch Lomond at the top
Loch Lomond looking north
The 'Carse of Stirling', the Trossachs behind
Loch Lomond from Duncryne Hill
Sunlight catches the Endrick Water
Winter landscape from behind the cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Drymen, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
A charming luxury cottage with lovely views to the Campsie Fells,
perfectly situated midway between the tranquil east bank of Loch Lomond and the breathtaking grandeur of the Trossachs. Furnished and equipped to the highest standard, the cottage is a perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of Scotland. Argyll, the Southern Highlands, Glasgow, Stirling, Edinburgh and Perth are all within easy reach.

Price includes electricity, linen & towels, plus kitchen essentials such as Fair Trade tea & coffee, and guests are supplied with a welcome pack of Scottish, local and home made provisions. There are 2 bedrooms with double or twin beds as required. A cot & high chair are available. Private parking. No smoking & no pets please.
About the Owner, Anne C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL268138
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Lede, Belgium
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41 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 for a stay in November 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights together with our 13 month old daughter. Lovely cottage. Very cosy but enough space. Had a warm welcome an received a welcome package. The cottage is a perfect place to stay for a few days to explore the region. Be sure that you exactly know where to find it, because not so easy to find...

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We used Ballat Smithy Cottage as a base for the first 3 days of the West Highland Way (which we completed - yes all 97 miles on foot!!!) It was very convenient to all our stops and starts( we did use a car for that) and absolutely wonderful to return to after a long days hike - plenty of hot...

Kasia X
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

What a wonderful place to stay:) the cottage is beautiful, cozy, well equipped and has a very homely feel to it. Very comfortable beds too:) Anne has kindly left us a "welcome pack" in the fridge which we enjoyed a lot:) fabulous place to stay and do little trips during the daytime to nearby lake and castles. The scenery is...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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4 Mar 2017 -
31 Mar 2017
3 nights
1 Apr 2017 -
28 Apr 2017
3 nights
29 Apr 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rental is usually Saturday to Saturday, but we can often be flexible so please ask. Short breaks are usually possible, especially outwith peak times in July & August.

Prices include everything: heating, light, hot water, etc; bedlinen & towels; kitchen supplies such as tea, coffee, sugar, washing up & laundry liquid, and cleaning materials.

We often have late availability offers, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Payment is by PayPal through Holiday Lettings or our own website, credit or debit card, bank transfer or UK bank cheque.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow Abbotsinch: 40.0 km
Railway: Stirling: 32.0 km
Ballat Smithy Cottage is situated approximately 30 minutes by car from Glasgow and Stirling, and approximately 1 hour by car from Edinburgh. Guests arriving by air at Glasgow Abbotsinch (30 minutes), Glasgow Prestwick (75 minutes approx) or Edinburgh (1hour ) will find ample car hire options at the airports; car hire is also available at Stirling railway station. Guests driving to Scotland from England are likely to arrive via the M6 and M74 into Glasgow or the A1 into Edinburgh. The drive to the cottage from any of these arrival points offers an inspiring introduction to Scotland's glorious scenery.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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