120 year old traditional sandstone holiday cottage, near Edinburgh, Scotland. Conservatory, garden and woodland.
Sleeps 4 (2 adults + 2 preteen children) in 2 bedrooms
Very well equipped , self catering holiday home.
Comfortable, relaxing, clean, inviting & welcoming accommodation.
Family, child, toddler & baby friendly,
also suit single person.
Cot, high chair, baby equipment on request.
Indoor games. Log burning stove.
Well equipped kitchen, large living room,
1 bathroom with shower over bath.
View of 3 Forth Bridges and fields. Parking.
Lovely enclosed back garden, with B.B.Q, croquet, Garden bistro table and 4 chairs
plus 2 steamer loungers.
Leads to 15 acres of our own woodland,
wander freely at your own risk, please take care and accompany children ( small stream, etc.).
Some ancient woodland and meadow with many rustic walks.
Nesting birds, including peregrine falcon, pheasant, buzzard.
Roe deer, badger, hares, butterflies, flora.
Bluebells in May, wild orchids June to August, thousands of ferns & Meadowsweet.
Acres of space for your children to learn about nature.Ideal also as a winter holiday getting to know Edinburgh.
Individual, not buy to let. Indoor entertainment.
24 hour call for maintenance.
Owners keen to make your holiday enjoyable.
Lots of local information supplied, including links to local supermarket & attractions, on your email booking information.
2 miles to Farm with real bread, cakes, scones, free range hens.
It's lovely, do come to stay. A welcome home from home, with extra touches.
Distinctive features: We have a keen interest in repairing & decorating & are constantly making improvements & restoration ( i.e. original wooden doors & some floorboards, etc.) indoor feature shelves, facings, garden furniture from local dead trees.
Newly decorated interior March 2017
Edinburgh is only 20 minutes (10 miles) and is easy by car, bus or train.
The ancient Burgh of Inverkeithing is one mile away, with good train & bus links, Park & Ride, bank, small shops, post office, library, take away food, phone box.
We (Chris and Yvonne Barley) are in a small cluster of cottages at Duloch, like an old hamlet.
Dunfermline, Stirling, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, St. Andrews, Pitlochry, Trossachs National Park, Loch Ness, fishing villages, etc. are nearby.
Local golf, falconry, riding, walking, cycling, castles, coastal areas, shopping, eating, distilleries. Skiing at Glenshee, etc.
Cycle track a few metres from the cottage.
A great area with plenty to do for all ages.
Childrens' park, beautiful blue flag beaches, sea and boat rides nearby.
Plenty golf courses, some with spectacular coastal views.
Great touring, historical buildings. Lovely coastal & fishing villages.
Events. Recycling: SPORTS & EVENTS:-
Edinburgh festivals -science, film, book, music, tattoo, fringe.
Royal Highland show, Knockhill motor racing circuit. Homecoming Scotland, September open door historic buildings.
It's a good place for holidays, most hobbies, personal development & learning experiences.
Great cities, countryside, heritage, history, parks, botanical gardens, shopping, golf, falconry & leisure centres, riding stables, Falkirk wheel (canal boat).
Book for 2 weeks or more, there's so much to do.
RECYCLING:-Please ask if you wish more details but basically we have recycling (separate containers for bottles, plastics, paper and general rubbish. )
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday arrivals are given preference but other arrival days would be considered.