Lothian/Edinburgh region; 33 miles southeast of Edinburgh
sleeps up to: 12
This delightful whinstone house lies in a glorious setting, and is only 33 miles from the beautiful city of Edinburgh.
Standing detached, it benefits from an enclosed landscaped garden, and grounds which include several lawns, an orchard, and horse paddocks.
The garden enjoys a wide open outlook on to the horizon over Lauderdale and makes the perfect place in which to relax after a hard day touring the surrounding area.
The welcoming hall has a cosy open fire and comfortable sofas, which leads to an elegant living room with a vast stone fireplace. The large kitchen has a locally crafted dining table, perfect for wonderful, memorable meals.
the nearest village, 7 miles, has a good selection of local shops and pubs as well as a golf course. Fishing and shooting can be arranged and horse riding is available locally. Excellent hill walking can be found on the Lammermuirs or Cheviot Hills. Thirlstane Castle, 6 miles has an historic toy collection and a Border life exhibition, whilst nearby Mellerstain House and Floors Castle are just two of the many grand houses to visit.
Edinburgh is a must for a day trip. This historic and magical city evokes the imagination of all ages.
Dominated by the imposing castle, there are excellent tours of the city and castle as well as wonderful shopping, pubs, restaurants, cinemas and theatres. The Royal Yacht Britannia is permanently docked in the historic medieval port of Leith, and can be boarded for an interesting insight into how the Royal Family lived whilst at sea. Shops 7 miles.
Entrance hall with open fire. Spacious living room. Large well-equipped modern kitchen/dining room. Conservatory. Separate toilet.
First floor: Three double bedrooms, two with shared en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Three twin bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.
Open fire - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
Electricity and full oil CH £40 pw (Winter £80 pw)
Bed linen and towels included
Cot, TV, DVD, Radio/CD
Microwave, Washing machine, T/dryer, Dishwasher, Freezer
Large garden with patio and furniture
3 acres of grounds
Grass tennis court (summer only)
Parking (for 6 cars)
External games barn with table tennis
NB: Unfenced pond in garden
Sleeps up to
typical pricing (per week)
December 30, 2010
January 6, 2011
Pricing for all other times of year on request. Prices are subject to change; call us to confirm current pricing.