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Beach Chalet With Panoramic Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Chalet in Belhaven, Nr. Dunbar, Edinburgh and Lothians, Scotland - Quiet Location, Adjacent to Beach and Golf Course

The property has an enclosed garden, with views across the sandy bay to the Bass Rock, Trapain Law, and Berwick Law. It is located in an ideal position for exploring East Lothian and the city of Edinburgh. It will appeal to anyone who enjoys outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, nature, golf and surfing. The town of Dunbar also offers a variety of activities for all ages and interests including a swimming pool, restaurants, pubs, cafes and shops.

alice leckie
Member since: 2014
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
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Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About alice leckie

I co own the property with my partner. We live in Edinburgh a 30 minute drive away, so we are available to assist if there is an emergency.

We are both retired

alice leckie purchased this chalet in 2013

Why alice leckie chose Dunbar

The property has been in the family for 16 years. My partner inherited it in 2013.

We are a 30 minute drive away but as soon as we reach Belhaven we are in another world where we can unwind.

We love the view standing at our window of The "Big Sky" and the sea, which changes as the tide comes in and out.

We are never bored as there are so many places to visit in the area.

What makes this chalet unique

We love walking on the beach outside our door, walking the east lothian sections of the John Muir Way, visiting quaint villages inland, and the lovely seaside towns of North Berwick, Gullane and Dunbar, finding new coffee shops on our travels and keeping a list, which we are happy to share with our guests.

When we are feeling energetic, we walk up Berwick Law or Trapain Law where we have a lovely view of the coast.

My partner has recently discovered micro-lighting near the Museum of Flight at East Fortune and has enjoyed seeing the coast from the air.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Dunbar in East Lothian

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Three quarter bath with electric shower over, tiled walls. Fitted sink and toilet. Electric wall heater
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables, convector heater, bedroom 2 with twin beds, wardrobe, bedside cabinets, convector heater and living room with double sofa bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The property has recently been modernised and decorated. It is simply but comfortably furnished with a seaside theme as befits its location. Outside: The garden is enclosed and therefore safe for children. There is a paved area at the front with grass at the side and back of the chalet. There is also a large shed with 2 adult bikes, helmets and other accessories which are available for guests to use. Utility Room: A large cupboard which contains hoover, mop, bucket, iron, ironing board, clothes drier and collapsible chairs for outdoors Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. The property is cleaned and towels and linen changed, at each departure


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beach Chalet With Panoramic Views
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews

Perfectly located. Awesome views. Everything one needs for a wonderful stay.

  • 5 of 5

Given I travelled when the Beast from the East descended on the UK for the second time, I still had the most wonderful experience at this perfectly located chalet. The views are superb. The area was quiet but not so much that one felt isolated. Loved everything about the chalet, which provided everything possible for a perfect stay. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. It is reassuring to know that even when The Beast from the East mark 2 strikes, the beautiful scenery still manages to impress. Thank you also for your feedback on our chalet. We aim to make it a " home from home" and try to ensure we provide everything to make our guests comfortable.
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lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. plenty of things to see and do... cabin gets really warm within a few minutes of the fire been on, when its really cold outside.very clean and tidy, would go again. :)

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We pride ourselves on providing good value for money in a competitive market Our garden is coming into its own at this time of year and creates a private and sheltered space to relax and enjoy the sun around the chalet. With the swimming pool, family fun park and wakeboarding on our doorstep, plus easy access to the city of Edinburgh, there is plenty to keep lively children entertained
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Great view, location and ambience

  • 5 of 5

The chalet is right next to the beach and great views and fresh air. A brisk walk and you are in Dunbar. A very comfortable and quiet chalet. Excellent value for money. Would definitely go again.


  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on offering value for money.
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Lovely chalet-will be back

  • 4 of 5

This is a perfect spot for a great holiday. Right on the beach-great walks and amazing views. Chalet is clean and comfortable. Perfect for a relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are so lucky to have the lovely beach at Belhaven Bay right on our doorstep. There are a number of other lovely beaches nearby, Tyningham being the nearest, a 10 minute drive away. There are also Yellowcraigs and Gullane beach, a 25 minute drive away. We have a parking permit from East Lothian Council, which allows our guests to park free of charge at any of these coastal car parks.
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Lovely chalet great location we will be back

  • 5 of 5

Chalet is first class it has everything you need , so bright an comfy couldn't find anything to complain of ,

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We get lots of positive feedback from our guests who write in our guest book but it takes a bit more commitment to write a review.
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Great chalet, right on beach, with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our short break at Belhaven Bay. The chalet was perfect, incredibly clean and cosy, with every convenience you need and more. Situated right at the beach, the location is great. The sunsets were beautiful! We hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, glad you enjoyed your stay. Belhaven Bay is a beautiful beach with sands(when the tide is out)that stretch for miles. Great for walking the dog and blowing the cobwebs away.
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Car: recommended


The front of the chalet faces Belhaven Bay. It is a wide sandy beach which is popular with surfers and walkers. The appearance of the beach constantly changes with the tide. When the tide is in, the beach is almost completely covered by water and the river leading to the sea becomes a lake.

There is also a beach in Dunbar which is a 20 minute walk or short drive away. The beautiful beaches of Tyningham, Seacliffe, North Berwick, Dirleton and Gullane are a 30-45 minute drive away.


Edinburgh airport is a 45 minute drive. There is a railway station in Dunbar which is on the main London to Edinburgh line. There is a bus service to Edinburgh and the bus stop is only a 5 minute walk away but as the bus takes 70 minutes to Edinburgh it is not recommended.

A car is recommended to be able to access the many sights in East Lothian but those who were keen walkers or cyclists could manage without a car at a push.


Dunbar is a 15 minute walk away. The market town of Haddington is a 15 minute drive away. Tantallon Castle is a 15 minute drive and dirleton castle is a 30 minute drive. The museum of flight at east Fortune is a 20 minute drive away. The sea bird centre at North Berwick is a 20 minute drive away. The East Lothian section of the John Muir Way stretches from Prestonpans along the coast to Dunbar and is a favourite with walkers

Further Details:

Dunbar has several banks, a post office, cafes, pubs, restaurants, a swimming pool which has a wave machine and flumes, harbour and beach. A large Asda is on the outskirts of town.

Dunbar is the home of John Muir and the house of his birth is now a museum in the high street. Entry is free.

The family fun park near West Barns is a 15 minute walk from the property along the John Muir way, or a 2 minute drive. Its a great place for children with an adventure park, a train, an outdoor area with farm animals and a cafe.

There is also a wake boarding school with a café, a 5 minute drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Dunbar, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
mid season
16 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
high season
29 Jun 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
mid season
4 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
october break
5 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
low season
29 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
high season
21 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Contact with the owner can be made by e-mail or telephone.
If more than 4 people are staying, there will be an additional charge of £15 per person per night

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday, but there is flexibility. Arrival times are 3pm onwards and departure time is 11am but there is room for negotiation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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