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The Old Smithy, Connel, Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA37 1PW

Offers Over - Sold


Oban Office - 01631 566 122

A traditional stone-built cottage, situated in the coastal village of Connel. The property has recently been fully renovated and offers a fantastic opportunity for those looking to create a new home within easy access of the vibrant seaside town of Oban.

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call Andrew Fuller on 01631 566 122 or contact Andrew via Email.






  • 3 Bedroom Cottage
  • Prominent loch front location
  • Close to local amenities
  • Far reaching views across to the iconic Connel Bridge
  • Off Road Parking
  • Large outbuildings
  • Extending to approximately 0.63 Acres (0.25 Hectares)


Situated in the coastal village of Connel, a short distance from Oban, The Old Smithy is a traditional stone-built cottage with two large adjoining stone outbuildings.

Entrance is via a small walled front garden through the main front door into the hallway. A ground floor bedroom sits to the right, complete with en-suite shower facilities. The original twisted stair access to the upper floor is located in the heart of the house and a well specified family bathroom with corner bath can also be accessed from the hallway.

A combined kitchen/dining and living room gives opportunity for entertaining family and friends and has been cleverly integrated to maximise space. A feature multifuel stove is a feature of the room and provides warmth and comfort in equal measure.

The first floor offers further accommodation, with two double bedrooms, each benefitting from the
fantastic views on offer. The staircase benefits from natural light through the addition of a Velux roof window.

The property has recently been the subject of a full renovation and offers a fantastic opportunity for those looking to create a new home within easy access of the vibrant seaside town of Oban.

Externally the property includes a large area of ground to the side and rear, which offers scope for future design and landscaping. The two stone outbuildings have retained their original character and offer endless possibilities for storage, art and craft, or the possibility of establishing a stylish home-based office.

With far reaching views across the water to the iconic Connel Bridge, the potential uses of its outbuildings and its proximity to the water's edge, this property is sure to attract significant attention. Early viewing is highly recommended.


The Old Smithy is situated within the outskirts of the village of Connel which is adjacent to Loch Etive. Connel has an active community and includes amenities such as village store/post office, surgery with pharmacist, two hotels and with restaurants and an excellent primary school.

Connel is served by regular bus and rail services with links to Oban, daily services are also available to Glasgow. North Connel which can be accessed via the famous cantilever bridge which spans Loch Etive at the Falls of Lora also boasts a thriving community complete with a village hall, public house and an airstrip suitable for light aircraft.

Oban is approximately 6 miles south and provides a wide variety of shops and recreational/leisure facilities in addition to secondary schooling.

There is a busy harbour within the town from which Caledonian MacBrayne ferries operate serving the Inner and Some Outer Hebridean islands.



Heading from Oban, follow the A85 signposted for Crianlarich and Fort William to the village of Connel. The Old Smithy is located on the right-hand side of the road around half a mile from the village centre. If heading from Crianlarich, Take the A85 towards Oban, passing through the villages of Dalmally, Lochawe and Taynuilt. The Old Smithy is located on the left-hand side approximately 5 miles after leaving Taynuilt. Parking is available directly in front of the property or in a layby opposite the cottage.


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