Eastcraig Cottage Edinburgh

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RUGBY SPECIAL - book 2 nights get 3rd free
Please enquire for special offers. Sometimes we can offer discounts of up to 50% for longer stays.

Please note that a single-night supplement of £100 applies.

  • Property ID30240
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom(s) 1
  • Floor Ground floor

Key features

PERFECT for CITY or GOLF BREAKS - family friendly - FREE PARKING - close to city centre -WELCOME PACK - Country setting in the city -

Beautifully restored 19th Century cottage at the entrance to a nature reserve, the picturesque Hermitage, in the centre of Edinburgh. Excellent location for sightseeing or golf. Very convenient for the city centre. Lovely paths lead from the cottage through The Hermitage Nature Reserve to Morningside with all its individual shops and bars. Unrestricted and FREE parking is available in front of the property.

The cottage offers relaxed and comfortable accommodation for 6 people on 2 levels. Downstairs there is a large lounge with bay window overlooking Craigmillar Park Golf Course, Blackford Observatory and Arthur's Seat. It has a gas fire, a radio with ipod docking station and we have also provided books, videos, board games and toys for your enjoyment. The TV trolley can be connected in the lounge or dining room to allow for maximum flexibility. The spacious dining room seats 6 people comfortably and we have left candles should you wish to have a romantic meal. There is also a writing bureau for your convenience.

The breakfasting kitchen is well equipped and houses a fan oven, hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, freezer and washing machine. There are plenty of dishes, glasses and pots whether you wish to prepare a quick snack or cook a gourmet meal. From the kitchen you can access a walled garden with a very sheltered, sunny patio area and herb garden. The rest of the garden is laid to lawn with apple trees, and a bench to catch the evening sun. A barbecue is available for you to enjoy. The family bathroom is fitted with a 3 piece suite, with bath and shower over.

Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom is bright and spacious. From the seating area in the bay window you can enjoy the stunning views over Arthur's seat, Craigmillar Golf Course and Blackford Hill Observatory. Huge mirrored wardrobes, TV.

The second large bedroom faces the rear of the cottage and overlooks fields.It is furnished with a Kingsize bed that can be changed into 2 singles, if required. The third bedroom is currently fitted as a twin room and also provides good storage. All the rooms have been carefully restored to show a lot of original features and have been tastefully furnished.

The cottage is very child friendly. A highchair and travel cot can be made available at request, free of charge. We have left night lights, socket covers and a step for the sink. Young children will be perfectly safe in our well equipped house. We are happy to organize a police/disclosure checked babysitter, subject to availability. Please book as early as possible. We also provide a welcome basket that not only includes essentials like bread, milk, teabags, coffee, etc but also some Scottish specialties for you to enjoy. There is plenty of space for everybody to relax and enjoy this fabulous holiday home.

The cottage has central heating throughout which is very effective and the house is nice and cosy. We leave it up to the individual guests to adjust the timer to suit their needs. There is a strict non-smoking policy within the house, however, smokers can enjoy the sheltered rear garden. Sorry no pets.

£200 security deposit required.

Discounts of up to 50 % are sometimes available. Please enquire.

There is a bus stop just 3 minutes walk away on a major bus route. During the day there is a bus every 3 minutes which takes 13 minutes to get into centre.

Your first time in Edinburgh?
The city centre of Edinburgh is beautiful, you will admire the fantastic architecture of Princes Street, the Royal Mile and the New Town. You will want to explore Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace (the official Scottish residence of the Queen), St. Giles Cathedral, our Dynamic Earth, maybe one of many galleries, ... Maybe you want to see Roslin chapel (Da Vinci Code) in real life, or visit the monument and grave of "Greyfriar's Bobby" - the story has recently been turned into a film, maybe you want to listen to the bagpipes or go to do Ceilidh dancing. You might also be interested in our many Festivals: Edinburgh International Festival (August), the Fringe (July/August), Edinburgh Military Tattoo (August), Hogmanay Party (New Year), Science Festival (Spring), Film Festival, and many more. There is so much to see, you will keep coming back to Edinburgh for more. Check out our own website lots of useful links.

Sleeping arrangements Bedroom 2 can be arranged as a double bedroom with a kingsize bed or as a twin room.

Exterior There is a small front garden with a gate onto a private road that leads straight into a nature reserve.
At the back there is a fully enclosed, walled garden and a patio that is a real sun trap.

Parking notes FREE parking is available directly outside Eastcraig Cottage, on a private road.

  • General facilities

    • Dishwasher Yes
    • Linen provided Yes
    • Bath towels provided Yes
    • Hair dryer Yes
    • Washing machine Yes
    • Microwave Yes
    • Fridge Yes
    • Oven Yes
    • Iron / Ironing board Yes
    • High chair Yes
  • Entertainment

    • DVD player Yes
    • Radio Yes
    • CD player Yes
    • TV Yes
  • Internet access

    • Internet access Yes
    • Wifi Yes
  • Suitability

    • Pets not allowed Yes
    • Designated/ Private parking Yes
  • Optional extras

    * These extras can be selected when making your booking.

Other facilities

I pod docking station
Babysitting Service available on request
Cot, Highchair and Stair gate on request
Toys, Videos and Games
Socket covers, night lights and step for bathroom
2nd bedroom can either be a double or twin - to give you more flexibility

Interior layout The cottage is very spacious and comprises of a lounge with beautiful views, a dining kitchen and a separate dining room. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, 2 are particularly spacious with stunning views.


Check-in from16:00

You will be asked to check-out before10:00

Eastcraig Cottage location within Edinburgh

Postal code

EH16 6AD


  • Horse riding [2 km]
  • Swimming (Indoor)
  • Cycle paths
  • Boat mooring [8 km]
  • Golf [1 km]
  • Fishing
  • Gym
  • Leisure centre
  • Sports ground
  • Health spa
  • Shops [150m]
  • Supermarket
  • Express supermarket [150m]
  • Bar / Pub [120m]
  • Restaurants [120m]
  • Café
  • Nightclub
  • Galleries
  • Museum
  • Theatre
  • Internet café
  • Car hire
  • Beach [6 km]

Also nearby

Walk to golf in 10 minutes
Dry ski slope
Nature Reserve 800 m
Observatory 2200 m
Edinburgh University 700 m
Golf range 1800 m
Children's Playpark
Playing fields
Mountain biking Glentress 35 km

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