Very Rural, quiet, Self Catering 150 Year Old Country Cottage with Log Fire and Exposed Wooden Beams. Fully Refurbished and Modernised to Very High Standard. Close to Edinburgh (25ml) Very Quiet Location. 2 Bedrooms, Excellent Lounge, High Quality Kitchen, Very Elegant Bathroom, Minstrel Gallery, 2 bedrooms with combed ceilings.Central Heating, Lawn at front, rear garden with patio and shrubs, garden furniture and BBQ. Logs available from owner. Storage shed for cycle + outdoor eqt. Located close to DUNBAR and local attractions - Championship Golf, Surfing, John Muir Country Park, Sailing, Rock Pools, Water Sports, First Class Beaches all nearby. Dunbar is frequently one of the most sunniest places in Scotland.
Local historical places of Interest include 700 year old Dunbar Castle .
CITY of EDINBURGH: FESTIVAL/FRINGE/HOGMANAY, Attractions and Castle only 30 minutes drive or 20 minutes by train.
FREE LANDROVER TOUR OF THE AREA.
DOG + PET FRIENDLY - DOG SITTING POSSIBLE
GOLF Paradise SURFING Gem: GOLF:
East Lothian is a golfers paradise. Several renowned Links courses are within 15 minutes drive - Dunbar and Muirfield - both championship standard. Archerfield and Craigielaw are recent high quality developments. North Berwick, Musselburgh and Gullane are well renowned courses. Whitekirk is quality inland course.
Recently the area has become a focus for this sport in the South East of Scotland. there are several agencies providing tuition and equipment hire. The clean waters and beaches are one of the reasons this sport is being so successful in the area.
The immediate area is often referred to as 'Sunny Dunny' due to the DUNBAR area repeatedly being one of the sunniest localities in Scotland as per Met Office records.
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS TO DO: MUSEUM:
The SCOTTISH MUSEUM OF FLIGHT, is only a 10 minute drive. Many attractions including CONCORDE are on display. It's worth visiting East Fortune Sunday Market if you do go to the Museum of Flight - it's next door, and is the one of the largest markets in the Lothians - almost everything is on sale here!!
More adventure can be had at the local 4X4 Driving School - which is one of the top traing schools in the UK. Quad bikes and 4x4 Driving Instruction is available, as are various corporate/family type days out.
Sub Aqua Diving - St Abbs, about 15 mins drive, is one of the most popular venues for this activity sport and many attractions for divers to explore.
Walking + General Interests: The cottage is only a short drive from the Eastern end of the Southern Upland Way which crosses Scotland from St Abbs head through the Border counties to the west coast.
The Lammermuirs border East Lothian, and provide the source for the countys water supply. They are expansive and very wild with wide open spaces and remote areas of heather and conifer. This area is completely different from the fertile coastal plains.
Barnyards Cottage, is located in the village of SPOTT. The local Glen - Spott Glen is only 2 minutes walk from the cottage. This glen has Kestrels, Herons, Buzzards and Woodpecker, together with Pheasant, Owl and Partridge.
Animals present include, Deer, Badger, Otter and Fox. Walk and enjoy the scenery and wildlife.
Additionally, Woodhall Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve is only 1 mile away and is an area of interest and scenic beauty.
Other interesting visits in the locality include, Scottish Museum of Flight - which has CONCORDE and many other attractions.