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Old Smiddy Self Catering Apartment, Balloch, Loch Lomond

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
3 guests
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Beautiful newly upgraded property receiving 4* by Visit Scotland the Apartment is attached on to the original Blacksmiths house. Tartan Lindsay carpet in sitting room with cable tv, free wifi, DVD and plenty of brochures and info on surrounding area. Well equipped Kitchen with fridgefreezer, washer/dryer, coffee maker, cooker and microwave. Shower/toilet, single bedroom and double en-suite bedroom. Both beds have electric blankets, DAB clock/radios and hairdryer. Mostly on one level just one step down to double en-suite bedroom. Private parking and use of patio beside burn which goes through garden. We are central for touring only 30 min from Glasgow, 20 minutes from Glasgow airport, 40 minutes to Stirling and beautiful scenery around Loch Lomond National Park which we are situated...Beautiful newly upgraded property receiving 4* by Visit Scotland the Apartment is attached on to the original Blacksmiths house. Tartan Lindsay carpet in sitting room with cable tv, free wifi, DVD and plenty of brochures and info on surrounding area. Well equipped Kitchen with fridgefreezer, washer/dryer, coffee maker, cooker and microwave. Shower/toilet, single bedroom and double en-suite bedroom. Both beds have electric blankets, DAB clock/radios and hairdryer. Mostly on one level just one step down to double en-suite bedroom. Private parking and use of patio beside burn which goes through garden. We are central for touring only 30 min from Glasgow, 20 minutes from Glasgow airport, 40 minutes to Stirling and beautiful scenery around Loch Lomond National Park which we are situated within.More
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About the Owner
Fiona C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Not suitable for under 5’s
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

Our second family stay at the Old Smiddy, just like the first time, made so welcome by Fiona & David, we didnt want to leave. Continue to highly recommend, great value for money, home from home.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank promisedland
fi0nacraig, VR Owner at Old Smiddy Self Catering Apartment, Balloch, Loch Lomond, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Thankyou for great review loved having you stay again Mika is missing you, Fiona and David

Reviewed 26 June 2019 via mobile

My wife, and I recently spent nine nights at the Old Smiddy Cottage, where we hosted my wife's cousin from New Zealand also, acquainting him with his Scottish heritage, meeting family and showing him around. We all found the property to be a very cosy,...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Paul M
fi0nacraig, VR Owner at Old Smiddy Self Catering Apartment, Balloch, Loch Lomond, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2019

Hi Paul thankyou so much for that lovely review and so pleased you enjoyed staying at The Old Smiddy. It was lovely meeting you all kind regards Fiona and David

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Thank you Fiona and David you were wonderful hosts. We loved the little apartment. Very comfy, clean and easy access to the train, grocery store and many many other things. We would recommend staying here.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Christina B
fi0nacraig, VR Owner at Old Smiddy Self Catering Apartment, Balloch, Loch Lomond, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thankyou Tina for lovely review hope you had a lovely trip home was lovely meeting you and your son many thanks Fiona and David

Reviewed 2 September 2017

This excellent little cottage is immaculate and very well appointed with safe off-street parking. It is located in a quiet little terrace and is conveniently placed for all Loch Lomond tourist activities. Fiona and David, the hosts, are friendly and helpful and go out of...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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fi0nacraig, VR Owner at Old Smiddy Self Catering Apartment, Balloch, Loch Lomond, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Thnakyou Sue for lovely review you gave it was a pleasure to have you both to stay. Just to confirm you stayed in the cottage and not the Apartment but so pleased you enjoyed your stay and loved meeting you both kind regards Fiona and...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Just returned from a very relaxing and enjoyable 4 night stay. Very well equipped, good wifi, comfortable beds, cosy and immaculately clean. Excellent location for touring in addition to peace and quiet for relaxing. Thank you so much and hope we can return again soon.

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Granthamowl
fi0nacraig, VR Owner at Old Smiddy Self Catering Apartment, Balloch, Loch Lomond, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you very much for great review and so pleased you enjoyed your stay would be lovely to see you again anytime. Kind regards Fiona and David

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Lovely quiet apartment situated within Loch Lomond National Park. Ideal base for touring also minutes from Loch Lomond Shores for shopping, deep sea aquarium, cycling,fishing, golfing all these activities are minutes away as well as lovely eateries, hotels and pubs. Supermarket nearby and bus service near door
How to get there
From Glasgow Airport follow signs for Erskine Bridge alight on to A82 following signs for Crianlarich at Stoneymollan roundabout take second exit into Balloch keeping on A811 straight ahead at 2 roundabouts and The Old Smiddy is second road on right hand side
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