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The Old Smiddy

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Crossford, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
The Old Smiddy is a former Blacksmiths that forms part of a 165 year old building located in the beautiful village of Crossford, a mile west of Dunfermline (18 miles from Edinburgh city centre). Dunfermline is Scotland's old capital city and in the Abbey many of Scotland's kings and queens are buried, the most famous one being Robert The Bruce. Dunfermline is also the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie.

We thoughtfully refurbished the workshop in November 2017 to create a unique self catering space which has been completed to very high standard, which includes the full restoration of the blacksmiths wall where the original tethering rings are still attached to the wall.

The property has an open plan lounge with a kitchen area that houses an electric fan oven, electric hob, fridge and microwave, as well as everything else you would ex...
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About the Owner, Ronald C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jan 2018
Interaction with guests
We live in the adjacent cottage, Anvil Cottage, and therefore at hand to assist our guests. However, privacy will be respected at all times.
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  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Garden
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No stag or hen parties.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 2 nights
R 834
R 1 085
1 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
3 nights
R 1 252
24 Dec 2018 -
26 Dec 2018
2 nights
R 1 252
27 Dec 2018 -
29 Dec 2018
2 nights
R 1 085
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: R 334 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 669 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Although just 18 miles away from the centre of Edinburgh, Crossford is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is within a 5 minute drive to the beach at the beautiful coastal village of Limekilns.

The beautiful historic villages of Charleston and Culross (pronounced Kooris) are a short drive away and the picturesque, famous Fife East Nuek fishing villages are within easy reach.
Getting around
Distances from The Old Smiddy:
Edinburgh City Centre 18 miles
Glasgow George Square 36 miles (bus from straight outside the cottage)
Perth city centre 29 miles
Stirling / Bannockburn 25 miles
St Andrews Old Course 38 miles (bus from straight outside the cottage)
Gleneagles Golf Club 24 miles

All of the above are easily accessible within an hour from Crossford and information on public transport will be readily available in the apartment. If we are available we are happy to pick guests up from the local train stations in either Dunfermline or Inverkeithing.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh Aiport: 24.0 km
Railway: Inverkeithing: 9.3 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 7.5 km
Crossford is just over a mile outside Dunfermline which has a train station. Inverkeithing is less than 10 mins away by car and is on the main east coast train line from Edinburgh to Aberdeen and Inverness. Edinburgh airport is 15.5 miles away via M90.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
Nearby cities
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