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Excellent 5/5 20 reviews

Come Ben the Hoose, just 10 minutes from Edinburgh city centre

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

A warm welcomes awaits you at "Come Ben the Hoose" our lovely cosy holiday home, ideal for friends, golfers, couple and families.

Excellent location,10 mins from Edinburgh city centre by bus or car, with free on street parking.

A quiet residential area away from the hustle bustle of Edinburgh busy city life but within easily reach.

Close to Portobello's Sandy Beach, shops, bars, restaurants and golf course

On the ground floor is the fully furnished lounge with 2 comfortable chairs and sofa, dining table and chairs, 3

coffee tables, flat screen TV with free-view, DVD, Video, bookcase with a selection of books and games, and information booklets. The back door leads to shared garden and use of barbecue and tables and chairs.

At the front of the house is the separate galley kitchen with fitted cupboards and worktops, cooker, washing machine, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, microwave and all dishes and kitchen utensils and sunny window. A complimentary welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, sugar biscuits/cake ect. for your comfort on arrival.

Newly upgraded shower room, wash-hand basin and w.c. and a razor socket, shelving for toiletries and radiator.

Up stairs to the sunny main bedroom which has two luxury single beds, lamp, tall chest of drawers and fitted wardrobe with coat hangers. The skylight bedroom has a cosy single bed, lamp, chest of drawers and fitted wardrobe, a travel cot or fold-up bed can be supplied if required. Also includes a hair-dryer, iron and ironing board all bedding and towels. Smoke alarms fitted. The house benefits from gas central heating in all rooms.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 1.2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 20 km, Nearest railway: Waverly 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

* A perfect base for your holiday in Edinburgh and to visit the surrounding towns and country side.

* Free on street parking

* Garden Furniture

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Further details outdoors

In the vicinity - on Willowbrae Road a petrol station with Tesco Express, Rradical Road a great bar restaurant, Lady Nairn Hotel bar restaurant, takeaway restaurants, bookmaker and Post Office/shop. 100 metres from the house is our local green area, the Figgate Park. You can walk or cycle along the side the burn to the pond there are ducks, swans and geese and a heron that comes to visit from Duddingston Loch. Follow the path up the hill to the childrer's play park or walk round the side of the pond on a new wooden walkway to see wildlife and plant in the pond . Carry on walking to Portobello with it sandy beach, swimming pool, shops, restaurants and bars.

Further details

* Welcome pack on arrival,

* Garden is shared with the owners of the house

Cleaning and linen change at the end of your holiday are included in the price, however, if you book for two weeks, a mid term towels and linen change is included.

The Lothians region

Edinburgh the capital city of Scotland and is also known as the Festival City.

Edinburgh is a city full of character, Spread round it's heart the “Castle” built on an extinct volcano's at the top and Holyrood Palace and Holyrood Park and Arthur Seat at the bottom. The veins of the old town houses, Law courts, Civic Building. Banks and churches spreading down and around the Royal Mile which links the two together, rich in history. The Old Town, its seen plagues and fire but lives on today , as the" Festival City."

Festivals in EDINBURGH 2014 for more information

SPRING FESTIVALS International Science 5 March to 20 April

TradFest 29 April to 11 May Traditional Arts Festival

Beltane Fire 39 April

Imaginate 5 to 12 May


Leith 14 to 22 June

Film 18 to 29 June

Cycling 10 22 June (provisional date)

International Magic 27 June to 4 July

International Film 18 to 29 June

Jazz & Blues 19 to 27 July

Art 1 August to 1 September

Art Festival 31 July to 31 August

Edinburgh Fringe 1 to 25 August Programme launch 10 June

Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1 to 25 August ( formerly Festival of Spirituality and Peace)

JustFestival 1 to 25 August

Edinburgh International 8 to 31 August

Book Festival 9 to 25 August Programme Launch 17 June

Mela 31 August to 1 September

Autumn / Winter Festivals Story Telling 24 October to 2 November

Edinburgh Christmas late Nov to January 15

Edinburgh HOGMANAY 30 December - 3 January 2014 Street Party

Edinburgh's climate is relatively mild, but can be Mixed be prepared and bring a waterproof coat and sun cream



Walking distance ( I mile) to the old village of Duddingston with the Kirk (church) and Dr. Neils Garden which has won a number of awards can be found beside the Duddinston Loch, a beautiful setting for weddings. The Sheeps Heid Inn and Dudingston Kirk (church) both dating back to12 century and still in use today.

You pass Duddingston golf Course on the way to remains of Craigmiller Castle (which can be hired for private functions. approximately 2 miles) Cameron Toll Shopping centre 3miles, Staiton Retail Park off A720, Royal Yacht Britannia was the Royal Family's home away from home. Now permanently moored at Ocean Terminal, another lovely shopping and entrainment centre down by the shore with lots of restaurants. To the east is Musselburgh Race Course for a day at the races, For the more adventurous Hillend Dry Ski Slope and Indoor Climbing Centre at Ratho

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11 Aug 2014


"fan little place and fantastic host"

We had a lovely four nights here. We had our 16 month old with us and Ann supplied everything we needed for him, even loads of toys. Ann had provide food and bits for us which was very welcome. The ac… More

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at Come Ben the House, and Edinburgh and that the toys came to good use. We try our best to make your stay enjoyable. Best to you all. Ann

17 Jun 2014


"Can't Fault It!"

Just the best, the welcome was lovely as was the welcome pack that took the pressure off getting food. Great position with a Tesco Express down the road. The house was very clean and tidy with every g… More

It was lovely having you staying at Come Ben the Hoose. I was not aware that you had a problem with the WiFi I will get someone to check it.
Enjoy the rest of your travels and have a safe journey back to NZ.

24 Apr 2014


"El mejor lugar para moverte por la zona e ir a tu aire."

Mi familia y yo encontramos una casa muy limpia, acogedora y con todo lo que puedas necesitar para sentirte como en tu propia casa. Ann tiene de todo, incluso enchufes adaptadores, especias en la cocina, paraguas... Ann y Gordon fueron unos estupendos y amabilísimos anfitriones, estaban ahí para cualquier duda o indicación. El pack de bienvenida fue estupendo y nos vino muy bien. La zona es genial para ir con niños, pues el parque, el super, restaurantes y una gasolinera están todos muy cerquita. Sin duda volvería a Come Ben the Hoose y ojalá hubiese podido quedarme más tiempo. Gracias por todo.

Thank you. It was lovely meeting you and your lovely family and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and Scotland. We hope you will come back again. Best Ann

26 Jan 2014


"Cozy house with a wonderful owner"

We went to Edinburgh for Hogmany and decided to stay outside the center so we found this cute home and are so glad we did. We were welcomed with some Scottish goodies and loads of great info that we … More

Thank you for your review. It was lovely having you stay at Come Been the Goose. I am pleased you all enjoyed bring in 2014 in Edinburgh at the Street Party. I hope to see you again someday. Ann

17 Dec 2013


"Just what we needed!"

Nice and cosy apartment, close to the bus stops, 15min from the center, from the beach, which is very convenient, of course. Ann was absolutely the most welcoming and hospitable hostess, ready to help… More

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Come Ben the House and my scones. You managed to see lots of Edinburgh and beyond while you were here. Haste ye back. Best wishes for 2014 to you all. Ann

17 Oct 2013


"Another piece of home in Caledonia"

We were actually sick of the hostels so me and my two ladies booked the Come Ben the Hoose house. And honestly, it was greatest idea ever! Ann is such a lovely lady, living next door. The comunication… More

It was a joy having you stay at Come Ben the Hoose, and finding out about all the places you visited. I hope you will make a return visit again soon. Ann
Thank you for spending the time to write your review.

28 Jul 2013


"Perfect Home for Two-Week Holiday"

My wife and two daughters stayed at Come Ben the Hoose for two weeks and had an absolutely wonderful time. Ann was incredibly gracious in hosting us, and we would highly recommend her for your future… More

So please that Come Ben the hoose made your holiday in Edinburgh extra special you and your family. Thank for your lovely review.Ann

16 Jul 2013


"Friendly, quiet, safe!"

I was attracted to the name- Come Ben The Hoose on tripadvisor, and I'm glad it caught my eye. After reading all the reviews our expectations were high and we were not disappointed. Ann was a won… More

Thank you for you lovely reveiw. It was a pleasure having you stay at Come Ben the hoose.

25 Apr 2013


"All you need and more"

Thanks to our host Ann this family holiday has been the best of all. We felt cared for from the moment of the booking and during our stay. Ann even organised a security fence for our little girl, a bo… More

Thank you for your reveiw. It was lovely having you and your family staying at Come Ben the Hoose, and being our first guests from Iceland. Holyrood Park awaits your return.
Best wishes to you all, come back soon. Ann

29 Mar 2013


"This is a place to return to"

Many many thanks to our clever, kind, talented and hospitable hosts for Come Ben the Hoose! The house is very convenient and comfortable, and it is so nice to feel that anything you might need is at h… More

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