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Fabulous, large stone house close to the centre of Edinburgh.

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,444 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Ideal to celebrate Christmas and the New Year.

A unique house located within an historical conservation area with plenty of space and ideal for visitors to Edinburgh.

10 minute walk to direct train service into Edinburgh, journey time 18 minutes.

4 double bedrooms - 3 with en suite facilities. Two further bedrooms and bathrooms.

4 reception rooms, conservatory, large south facing garden, small sheltered walled garden ideal for eating outside and wooded area with access to a river walk to an award winning gourmet pub.

Ground floor consists of entrance lobby, cloakroom, reception /breakfast room, kitchen, sitting room, magnificent double height drawing room (with wood burner), dinning room, serving kitchen, conservatory and double bedroom with en suite shower room.

First floor: Master bedroom with en suite shower room, further double bedroom with en suite bathroom. 3 further bedrooms (1 double, 2 single) and 2 bathrooms.

Oven, hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Excellent bus service to central Edinburgh. Good transport links to the rail and road network.

Lots of amenities in the area including the stunning Newbattle Abbey with its woodland walks

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

Why The Owner chose Midlothian

Wonderful old stone building cica 1698 that was made into a Golf club house in 1900, lots of history and a unique building


Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Sunn Inn
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The house is in a Conservation area, with an Abbey and Golf Course a short walk away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Newbattle in Midlothian

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3444 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • There are 4 double and 2 single bedrooms
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming


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(17 traveller reviews)

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Fabulous, large stone house close to the centre of Edinburgh.
average rating of 4.352941 based on 17 reviews

Great house for large gathering well furnished and clean

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for a group gathering for a celebration and also to visit the Fringe. House was fabulous for our needs, great that there were plenty of bathrooms (especislly for 12 girls!) and they were clean and everybody commented how nice the house/furniture was. Yes the kitchen could do with a little updating but it was fine for our needs and we would rather have had the nice rooms/comfy beds/more bathrooms. The only thing that I would say is take your own things like tin foil/cling film etc. Taxi into city was £22 per 6 seater per way which took no more than 30 min even in fringe traffic bargain. Glad I booked outside of city as we were only going in for 1 day and there is no way you would get this size of house in Aug in city, its huge and great for 12 people. Barry responded very quickly on questions I had and v informative also I got my security deposit back promptly after stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous stay at this wonderful, charming house.

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house for a hen weekend and what a find it was! We were looking for somewhere for 11 of us to relax and catch up for the weekend and this house was perfect for that - there was plenty space for us and all our needs were catered for. It took us all weekend to get our bearings as the house was so big! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for somewhere for a large group to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

We had a hen weekend with 10 people and there was loads of room with lots of different spaces available for some to recover while the rest could play. The house is amazing. Comfy beds, lots of nice walks and beautiful gardens - would love to visit again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Newbattle family gathering

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home from home, slightly quirky, with extensive history.

Perfect location for an extended family holiday, in our case close to Melville Castle Hotel for a family wedding.

Barry, the owner was on hand to greet us on arrive and give us some tips and history of the property.

Enough off-road parking for 6 cars, well manicured lawn, large conservatory and walking distance to Dalkeith, there are extensive walking /running trials on the doorstep

We were all please we chose this poperty

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great weekend away with the girls

  • 4 of 5

8 of us stayed for a weekend at the beginning of june. The house was enclosed in beautiful gardens. It was like a tardis on the inside with lots of rooms and space which was comfortable for all of us. We kept loosing each other on the first night! Kitchen well equipped if you were wanting to cook.

The large luving room was brilliant for us to chill out with a few bottles of fizz.

We wished we had more time at the house but we had lots pf plans in edinburgh for the weekend. The local taxi firm were brilliant and as we booked in advance the rates were better. The taxis were also ALWAYS ON TIME and the drivers were lovely!

We had a few bathroom issues which were due to previous users of the accommodation barry had offered to come outto fix however due to our ahort period of time at the house we managed with the other bathrooms.

Lovely house.and a lovely weekend would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house, Accomodating helpful owner

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for my friends hen do - she loved it! It is a great size for a large group, with Edinburgh centre a short drive away. The surrounding area has some lovely walks, and there is a fab gastro pub near by.

Barry, the owner, couldn't have been more accommodating. He kindly let us hire a hot tub for our short stay which all of the guests thoroughly enjoyed. The house itself has a lot of character and is well equipped with garden chairs, a large supply of pretty cocktail glasses (which we used a lot), a Nespresso machine, blender, etc. The large drawing room was perfect for chilled girly nights in. The garden is private, with no houses overlooking it, and provides a nice space for outdoor games and BBQs. Barry was also very knowledgeable of the surrounding area, and has some great ideas for activities/day trips that are a walkable distance or a short car journey away.

The property was clean. I would recommend this property, and hope to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Newbattle, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Nightly Rate
29 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £500
Cleaning £100
gas/electric £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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