Welcome to Smarhus
Smarhus Cottage offers a luxurious self catering experience in the beautiful rural heartland of West Lothian. Set in its own grounds Smarhus – Old Norse for the small house – provides a quiet and relaxing base from which to visit friends and family or to take in the many visitor attractions which are to be found in the surrounding area.
Smarhus Cottage offers the advantages of quality accommodation in a quiet private location yet only minutes away from excellent road and rail links for visiting Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Perth or further a field.
The Scandinavian theme doesn’t stop with the name, the Cottage has many features which provide a light an airy relaxed environment from the wooden flooring throughout to the doors, windows and décor which all compliment the feeling of space and brightness. Using a number of environmentally friendly features – under floor heating, energy efficient windows, off peak water heating – all contribute to ensuring your stay is relaxing and comfortable.
With all the accommodation on the one level, Smarhus has been designed to offer easy access for visitors who are less mobile, this includes the extensive private decked area complete with table and chairs to enjoy the morning sun or to sit and watch the extensive range of wildlife – deer, squirrels, and woodland birds which visit the garden throughout the year.
On arrival the owners make every effort to welcome you personally and ensure you are familiar with the instructional details you need to make use of the Cottage equipment – TV, wifi, washing machine, dishwasher etc. A complimentary welcome pack offering a “taste of Scotland” is also provided on your arrival. Private parking is provided directly outside the Cottage.
Smarhus Cottage has been operating for 6 years and has consistently received excellent reviews from our visitors. Having set and maintained high standards of comfort, personal service and attention to detail, the Cottage offers a unique offering of quality in terms of location, décor, furnishings and fittings which lead to recommendations and repeat visits. However, don’t take our word for it take time to read the visitor reviews. We look forward to welcoming new visitors and seeing old friends.