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



Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


Breathtaking property with unique features and easy access to Edinburgh city centre

  • 5 of 5

A group of us recently stayed here when looking for a suitable base to enjoy the fringe festival. From a practical point of view, we had no issues arranging taxis into the city with the local companies able to get 3 cars to us within about 15mins. It took us about 20minutes to get to the centre despite the heavy traffic from the festival.

The property is genuinely breathtaking with more space than could be reasonably occupied by 10 people. Tasteful and comfortable with an amazing galleried landing and a large secluded lawn.

The group and I would have no hesitation in recommending the property to any others wanting to enjoy Edinburgh as a family or large group.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very disappointing!!

  • 1 of 5

Nice old house in a lovely town. House itself was old and quirky but rather rundown. Double rooms were fine but singles not sufficient for 2 adults .Pullout beds very uncomfortable. Ensure you use correct bins outside or you may be charged for cleaning. Kitchen falling apart dishwasher and freezer broken and rather dirty. I would suggest checking itinerary on arrival and letting owner know if anything broken as failure to do so may effect your deposit!!! Ensure you agree date for refund before you book.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Mixen feelings

  • 1 of 5

Great house, but still no refund. And no response at all from homeaway ie owner :(

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property within fabulous enclosed garden

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic house for a family group to visit. Plenty of space for all being together but also well planned for space away from each other if required! Beautiful garden to sit and relax in or just stroll round. I especially liked having my breakfast outside in my jammies, very private.

Would definitely return to this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house, great location

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for us (a large group of friends visiting the Fringe festival) we had plenty of space and the transport to and from the city centre was easy! Barry the owner was very helpful and we would recommend this place to anyone looking to enjoy a great property in a great location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely stunning! You feel like you're in the country yet it is very conveniently located to public transportation - an approximate 10 minute bus ride into the main center of Edinburgh. The Sun Inn is a fabulous restaurant located close to the home - you can walk there on a beautiful path from the house. Hosts were very gracious and very easy to get a hold of with a very quick response time. We were a family of nine staying in this beautiful home and it was quite memorable! We cooked a glorious meal and enjoyed it in the wonderful dining room. Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

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

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sunn Inn at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Rosyth at 50 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Newbattle at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Edinburgh at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M8 at 18 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Dalkeith at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Gullane at 30 Kilometres Car: not necessary

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


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
xmas/new year
22 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 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

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • 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


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • 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

Floor Area

  • 320 m²


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • There are 4 double and 2 single bedrooms


  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

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