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Unique thatched cottage ,restored to highest spec in gorgeous countryside

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Smithy cottage and forge are Grade 2. The forge is one of only two remaining in the UK in its original state. An oil painting of the internal by H.J..Dobson is in the US, a photocopy exists in the cottage. The cottage is very comfortable with an Aga cooker which is on throughout the year and provides a comfortable warmth. Underfloor heating is installed in the corridor leading from the kitchen to the bathroom, and in the bathroom itself.. The corridor houses a built in shower cubicle, and the pretty bathroom which is separate, has a jacuzzi bath for two. The Master bedroom downstairs has a queen size four poster bed and a door leading out into the garden. The kitchen has a lovely feel with grey units and traditional tile flooring. The sitting room has TV, DVD and CD together with Wifi, also a wood burning stove and night storage heating. The sitting room is traditionally furnished and has a large collection of books and children's games. Up stairs there are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and cloakroom style lavatory and basin and the other bedroom has twin beds.

The pretty garden sits in 6 acres of grounds, and because the cottage is south facing

provides an ideal place to sit outside and dine, whilst enjoying the spectacular views.. (table and chairs are provided). The village of Camserney provides some wonderful walks to the waterfalls and on to Loch farleyer. Close by is the small town of Aberfeldy which has many family attractions,, including a leisure centre, distillery, art deco cinema, archery, shopping and restaurants. Castle Menzies is next door and in the opposite direction is Fortingall where the yew tree in the churchyard is reputedly 3000 yrs old and where Pontius Pilate is said to have been born. Further on, is Glen Lyon , the boating and fishing village of Kenmore on the River Tay.. Camserney is about 90 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports and a central point of Scotland.- ideal for further exploration..

More Details

Elizabeth Adeney
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
8 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Aberfeldy around the Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Kitchen
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

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Unique thatched cottage ,restored to highest spec in gorgeous countryside
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Absolutely idyllic!

  • 5 of 5

Smithy's cottage is the most delightful little cottage imaginable and everything about it is absolutely perfect.

It is very cute and pretty, in a lovely setting, very nicely furnished and maintained, and totally comfortable in every way. (Even the wifi works perfectly!).

It feels beautifully quiet and remote, but is near everything. Only 10 mn drive from the lovely little town of Aberfeldy and in the middle of a beautiful and interesting part of Scotland with much to see and do. We saw lots of beautiful butterflies in the garden, many red squirrels, dears, pheasants and even a couple of hares while walking or driving around. We visited castles and gardens, lovely little towns, saw spectacular landscapes and the oldest tree in Britain! We could have played golf or gone canoeing or fishing or even gone to the iconic cinema of Aberfeldy...

But most of all, we loved returning to the cottage everyday and were sad to leave. Thoroughly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, cozy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful, charming and cozy cottage. We were also impressed with the location near Aberfeldy and Pitlochry. There were many good restaurants nearby and plenty of things to do, even on a couple of rainy days, which we suppose are unavoidable on trips to Scotland. But we also had really nice weather and enjoyed a number of hikes. The cottage is very well appointed, with everything one could possibly need. We like the fact that cottage is not near any main streets, cuddled away in a quiet litte village up a hill with a great view of the valley.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Didn't want to leave - perfect stay.

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this cottage was perfect for a few days over Christmas. The kitchen is over-equipped with everything you need and of very good quality. We were very comfortable. This place has a lot of character and I would highly recommend to other travellers. There's beautiful walks and Castle Menzies very close by.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for giving this lovely review. I have been in charge of all the renovations and it was very hard work so a good review really does mean something to me. Of course the area around the cottage, Weem. Aberfeldy, Glen Lyon, Kenmore and many surrounding gardens, castles and sites to visit does add to the enchantment of the cottage. The re-conditioned Aga means the cottage is always warm and welcoming whatever time you arrive for your stay.
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Lovely in every way. Quaint, but clean in a very quiet location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for a week touring the area around Camserney. Our sty was delightful in every way, and the location was central to our Scotland visit's including Fort William, Inverness, Edinburgh & Pitlochry. As a runner I loved my runs up into the hills, the scenery was breathtaking. Scotland is beautiful, and the Smithy Cottage was a perfect fir for 2 couples to enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Delightful Cottage in an Idyllic Setting

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed tremendously our stay in Camserney. The cottage is a charming mix of traditional and modern. The kitchen was equipped with all the amenities , making it easy to create a either a simple or elaborate meal. It was not too cold during our stay, but the mornings were chilly- the kitchen has an Aga cooker, which kept the space toasty. I was amazed at how easy it was to cook on. The living room is cozy with lots of books and interesting reads about the history of the village and area. My husband and I were traveling with another couple, and we all found the bedrooms to be comfortable. The main bathroom is equipped with all the modern conveniences including a heated floor and towel rack. Owner Elizabeth provided lots of information and was available by phone or email if we had any questions or problems.

Another great feature of the cottage was it's location. It tucked away on a street off the main road, and a walk up the hill led us to amazing views and even a hidden lake. It is about a ten minute drive to the town of Aberfeldy, where we able to choose from a great mix of restaurants and pubs. My husband is an avid golfer and spent one afternoon playing at the Aberfeldy golf course. We made day trips into Edinburgh and Saint Andrews- both less than 2 hours away.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sehr schönes Cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

Dieses Cottage ist absolut reizvoll. Es ist liebevoll eingerichtet und hat alles, was man braucht. Die Küche ist sehr gut ausgestattet. Wir haben nichts vermisst. Da es sich ein klein wenig außerhalb von Aberfeldy befindet, kann man wirklich Ruhe und Erholung finden. Es bietet sich aber auch gut an, um von hieraus zu vielen Ausflügen zu starten.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. I am so glad you had a good time. Hopefully you had some good weather - not too hot or too cold. Best wishes Elizabeth
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Cleaning Fee £42

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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