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Scottish Island Home - The Smiddy, Lismore

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Scottish Island Home - The Smiddy, Lismore

4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to The Smiddy - a beautiful cosy traditional island home on the idyllic Isle of Lismore. Steeped in history this lovely stone cottage is snug, cosy,comfortable & warm. Originally the Smiddy forge, dating 1800s, it's now a favourite destination, just 5 mins to the pristine shores of Balnagowan Loch, 15 mins to seashore.

Beautifully renovated, this warm, cosy cottage has everything you need for a true island experience, with essential indoor comforts after exploring the big outdoors.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM


20 Reviews

Helena User Profile
August 2014
The perfect place to get away, unplug, relax and unwind. Rustic but comfortable and modern in all the right ways. The Smiddy was exactly what we imagined for our trip to Lismore. Tamsin was a wonderful host. She was easy to communicate with and ensured we were settled in by s…
Stephen User Profile
May 2018
Charming, historic cottage in an idyllic setting on the Isle of Lismore. Restored with modern touches such as underfloor heating and a fully-equipped kitchen. The bedroom was spacious and ever-so-comfortable. The vivacious owner added personal touches like fresh flowers, a hom…
Benjamin User Profile
August 2017
Very nice and charming cottage. Minors defaults linked to old and countryside house won't for sure tarnish your experience in Tamsin's house. The view, the location,... will inescapably delight you.
Jo User Profile
August 2017
We loved our stay at the Smiddy, wish it could have been longer. It's cosy and quiet, but close enough to Lismore's single track main road to access either the car or passenger ferries easily. The separate conservatory on the end of the house is great for relaxing and watching th…
Pedro User Profile
August 2017
Lismore is an excellent place if anybody wants to rest in holidays. A beautiful island.
Baray User Profile
August 2017
The best place to rent in Scotland, quiet, nature And peace
Veronika User Profile
July 2017
Wild flowers, ancient stone, grazing sheep, rain and sunshine all at once all the time and water everywhere, that's Lismore and the Smiddy is the perfect place for two and its owner Tamsin is the perfect (and most remarkable) hostess. We look forward to our return.

Hosted by Tamsin

By Oban, United KingdomJoined in October 2013
Tamsin User Profile
21 Reviews
I live & work here on The Isle of Lismore. I run a 22 acre croft with working collie, breeding ewes, native ponies, gun dogs & hens. I am a photographer & writer - featured in The Sunday Times Magazine 'How Does it Feel to Raw Swim' 14 June 2017, & also Radio Scotland & RTE Radi…
Response rate: 67%
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