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Findlay Erskine

Member since: 2011
Speaks English

Beautiful 3 bed barn conversions in rural setting, all with secluded hot tubs - Rose Cottage

11 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in West Lothian - Williamscraig Holiday Cottages

Each cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 public rooms, 2 en-suits, sleeps up to 8

Three new stone-built barn conversions in a rural setting, each cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 8 (plus sofa bed in the second public room). There is a video on our own website www.williamscraigholidaycottages.com Two of the rooms have king size beds (master en suite) and the third is a twin room. Wood burning stove in the living area; high ceilings. All the Cottages has a bubbling Jacuzzi hot tub for you and your family/friends to enjoy. . There is free WiFi and a shared playing field and swing park.

If Rose Cottage is full please look at Honeysuckle or Appletree. The layout is the same in all 3.

Special deals on the golf course next door and at Bowden Springs Fishery. Jet ski trips on the nearby River Forth can be booked. Craigie's Farm, Sainsbury and Tesco will deliver food. Good rail links to Falkirk, Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow from Linlithgow station. Easy access to many local tourist attractions in central Scotland, e.g., Linlithgow Palace, Bo'ness Steam Railway, Falkirk Wheel and shopping centres such as Livingston, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Beautiful walks in the area in the Bathgate Hills, Beecraigs Country Park, along the Union Canal or around Linlithgow Loch. Linlithgow itself has many cafes, bars, restaurants and takeaways. There is a farmers' market at the Cross every month.

Details for holiday cottage Rose Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 1 Bathroom

Beautiful stone-built barn conversion, Rose Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 with king size beds and the third is a twin room. The master bedroom has a 4 poster bed and an en suite. The cottage has its own secluded hot tub. Wood burning stove with basket of logs provided. Free WiFi.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Findlay Erskine (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English

About Findlay Erskine

Rose and Findlay Erskine came to Williamscraig, in 1999, and moved into one of the old farm cottages, which we renovated over a six month period. We didn’t have much money, so decided to do the work our self’s, and worked every night, and every weekend to get it back into a condition it could be lived in. We then renovated one of the farm buildings then moved into it and rented out the cottage, slowly started to convert all the farm buildings into the accommodation your are staying in today. The first three cottages (Rose Honeysuckle, and Appletree cottages) were built in 2010 , and the second development where built in 2014 (Laurel, Beech and Eden cottages) which was an eco build, with a ground source heat pump, 10 Kw’s of solar panels, wood fibre insulation, and a clay block construction.

Findlay Erskine purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Findlay Erskine chose West Lothian

The Cottages look really old as there built using stone and slate roofs with cast iron gutters, but are new inside with the latest insulation standards which make them very warm. We have a new swing park outside to keep the kids of the screens. There are lots of things to do for all ages and will keep any group occupied for weeks, including Edinburgh on our door step, the Scottish mountains, the sea side, and some great visits.

What makes this cottage unique

All the Cottages have their own bubbling Jacuzzi hot tub for you and your family/friends to enjoy. , which are a big hit.

Reviews

5
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

Rose Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Stirling
5

Perfect accomodation!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean, modern, spacious accomodation in a beautiful tranquil spot. Reasonably priced. Very well equipped and extremely helpful owners. Would definitely book again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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5

A break with friends

  • 5 of 5

Four of us regularly head out for trips together, exploring previously unvisited areas. Neil, who's from Jersey, had never visited Scotland before, so there was a lot to live up to!

Honeysuckle Cottage was a truly brilliant find - spotlessly clean, beautifully designed, well-equipped and in a great location. (Close to all the major attractions in the region but half a mile up a private road, so well away from traffic and noise).

We could not have chosen better. Findlay was welcoming and helpful - typified by the cottage, which has plenty of tourist information available. Our only 'criticism' is that the site doesn't make enough of the fact that the master bedroom is en-suite - so a real bonus!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2013
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5

Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for Edinburgh, Glasgow and all local attractions. Cottage of 5 star quality throughout, with every need catered for. Hot tub great!! Findlay great host from beginning to end of our stay. Would recommend Rose cottage to family and friends. Hope it is'nt too long till our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words, i really enjoy looking after the holiday cottages so i find it easy helping make your holiday as good as it can be, so if you need advise on something to do or not to do i can let you know what might be best for you. Thanks again Findlay
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Holiday with children

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in 2011 and loved it so much we came back. We have friends and family in both Edinburgh and Glasgow, so its a perfect location for both (30 mins to the centre of Edinburgh and about 45--50 to Glasgow), whilst allowing you to get out of the city and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Our 2 children (3 years and also 8 months) loved being here, both inside and out and the swings/slide are a nice addition. The cottage is brilliantly furnished and you dont really need to bring the bulky things as a family, as stair gates, high chairs, travel cots and some toys/games are all provided. There is even some childrens plates/cutlery. Generally they are also very well finished throughout with everything you could need in the kitchend, towels and bedding etc, making for a very comfortable stay.

The hot tub is an excellent addition for the end of the day when the children were in bed, regardless of whether it was raining or not, a great idea.

Overall, having stayed here twice, we loved it, Findlay is a great host/owner and will always help or offer advice if you need something. We will come back, and we have recommended it to various people and will continue to do so. Its a bit of a find really, good location, good value, lovely cottages!

Thanks and hope to come back soon!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thanks for the kind words, i do work hard to make your stay as comfortable as possible and i am never far away if you need any advise or help to book something, i enjoy just being there. Thanks again Findlay
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5

Girlie Weekend Away

  • 5 of 5

What can I say...Rose Cottage is just fantastic!!

Five girls celebrating the youngest's 30th Birthday...we had an absolute ball! The cottage has everything you could need from DVDs, a lovely wood burning fire, all the kitchen utensils you could think of and cleaning products to and of course the all important hot tub!!

Findlay was an absolute star showing us where everything was on arrival, recommending a takeaway, and probably most importantly putting up with our laughing and gossiping in the hot tub on Saturday evening!!

On a serious note would have no hesitation in recommending these cottages to anyone, and in fact have already done so. Fantastic location, fantastic set up and fantastic host. Hope to visit again sometime...if Findlay will have us back!!

Keep up the great work!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you all enjoyed your stay at Rose Cottage, and life can`t get much better than spending time in the hot tub with a few friends and a little juice drink. Hopefully you will come back again, I am always doing my best to make sure people enjoy them selfs. Thanks again Findlay
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Scottish Christmas in comfort at Rose Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Just back from spending a brilliant Christmas week in Rose Cottage. The accommodation is indeed luxurious and even more spacious than the website photos suggest. Owner Findlay was very friendly, thorough and helpful before and during our stay and made a great effort to make our Christmas very special with a lovely decorated tree and extra logs for the welcoming stove. The location is very good with excellent walking from the front door or a convenient drive to further afield beauty spots such at he Trossachs. Everything you need is here for a complete holiday in comfort although it would have been nice to have a simple radio and CD player. The Hot tub was brilliant at night. We would definitely return to Rose Cottage and have no hesitation in recommending it. Thanks Findlay for making us so welcome and so comfortable.

The Browne Family Hertfordshire.

PS do hope you can get the neighbours to fill in those pot holes on last 50 yards of drive!!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such kind words my wife and i really love running the holiday cottages and trying to make your stay comfortable and memorial as possible. The hot tub is always a hit with all that stay here, If you come back again you will see that this place has lots to offer all year round. Thanks again Findlay
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Linlithgow Golf Club
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Rosyth
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Next door
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Linlithgow
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Linlithgow
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Linlithgow Golf Club
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Polmont artificial ski slope
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Aberdour

Williamscraig Holiday Cottages are new barn conversions with wood burning stoves, king size beds, high ceilings, golf course and fishery next door. All the Cottages have their own secluded hot tub. Edinburgh 18 miles away. Many good tourist attractions locally, good pubs and restaurants in the town of Linlithgow. Horses and chickens on the farm, great walks, very quiet and peaceful. Stirling and the Trossachs 20 miles away.

Golf: Adjacent to Linlithgow Golf Course where guests receive a discount during the week.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in West Lothian, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
9 Jul 2016 - 26 Aug 2016
2 night minimum stay
£162
£695
£985
 
 
27 Aug 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
2 night minimum stay
£125
£480
£645
 
 
3 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
2 night minimum stay
£100
£445
£560
 
 
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
£125
£480
£650
 
 
29 Oct 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£100
£442
£525
 
 
19 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£795
 
 
28 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£995
 
 
5 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£420
£520
 
 
4 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£464
£565
 
 
25 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£515
£677
 
 
15 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£535
£646
 
 
13 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£560
£709
 
 
10 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£610
£751
 
 
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£695
£1,085
 
 
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£495
£588
 
 
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£495
£682
 
 
28 Oct 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£464
£551
 
 
19 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£835
 
 
27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,085
 
 
4 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£420
£520
 

Notes

  • Prices are for up to 6 people. There is an extra charge of £50 per person per week for persons 7 and 8.

    There is a 40% deposit and the balance is due not less than 6 weeks before arrival. We accept most major debit and credit cards. On-line booking is available via our website on the Accommodation and Prices page.

    Other short breaks or special offers may be available - please contact the owner.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in West Lothian in Edinburgh and Lothians

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 147 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Four poster, en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa bed
  • Master bedroom has a four poster bed and en-suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

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