Springhill Self Catering
Bungalow | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A newly decorated and furnished, 1 bedroom self-contained bungalow situated in the heart of the beautiful seaside town of North Berwick. The property is annexed to the side of a family home, 500 metres from the beach and harbour and the bustling high street. Walking distance from train station.
The accommodation can sleep 4 with the use of the sofa bed, but would be most suited to 2. The living space consists of: spacious double aspect living/dining room with corner sofa (sofa/bed), armchair, Freeview TV, DVD player and dining table to seat 4; double bedroom with built in wardrobe, king size bed and dressing table; newly fitted bathroom with bath, shower, sink and wc; fully fitted kitchen with washing machine, separate fridge and freezer, electric hob, oven and grill. Wifi and unlimited broadband available.
Guests will have use of a driveway and garage if required. Highchair, travel cot, additional linen for sofa-bed, beach bbq and other beach kit available on request. The accommodation is over one level and would appeal to golfers (walking distance to both North Berwick golf courses), older couples and couples with a baby.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh International airport 54 km, Nearest railway: North Berwick Train Station 400 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
The Lothians region
East Lothian is the sunniest and the driest area of Scotland, and the mild climate in this sheltered corner of the country makes it a popular year-round holiday destination.
The coastline is punctuated with places of interest, including castles at Tantallon and Dirleton dating back to the 13th century. The area's many other attractions include beaches, historic homes and ancient monuments, good walking and cycling routes, and the best collection of golf courses to be found anywhere.
For those who like exploring our past, the Iron Age sites at Chester's Hill Fort and Traprain Law are worth a visit, and the county's interior is dotted with delightful villages where you can stop for refreshment at the many pubs and coffee shops.
The Bass Rock, 2 km offshore, is home to one of the world's largest gannet colonies and dominates the sea view from North Berwick, whilst Aberlady Bay (the UK's first local nature reserve) hosts thousands of migrating birds each autumn.
Edinburgh is just half an hour away by train. Scotland's capital city offers many attractions, but is at it's busiest for three weeks every August during the Edinburgh International Festival.
North Berwick is a thriving coastal town with a long and colourful history. The growth of the 'Royal Burgh' is closely linked to the establishment of the railway line in the late 19th century, a time when North Berwick was a fashionable destination for the well to do in society, and became known as the 'Biarritz of the north'.
These days the town is home to a population of around 7,000 and is one of six main towns in East Lothian. Local infrastructure includes a high school, sports centre and swimming pool, health centre, shops, banks, pubs, restaurants, etc. There are golf, rugby, sailing and tennis clubs, and many other tourist attractions. Excellent transport links mean Edinburgh is easily accessible by road or rail.
Local attractions include Tantallon and Dirleton Castles, the Museum of Flight, Glenkinchie Disitillery, and the Scottish Seabird Centre. Boat trips to the Bass Rock and other islands are available from the old harbour in summer months.
At the heart of Edinburgh's golf coast, North Berwick is home to the West Links, the oldest piece of golfing land outside St Andrews and one of the finest courses to be found anywhere. Muirfield, Gullane, Dunbar, and the new courses at Archerfield and Renaissance are all just a short drive away.
For those who simply want to relax and unwind, there are miles of beautiful sandy beaches, good places to walk or cycle, and friendly pubs and restaurants.
Local annual events include:
- The Loony Dook (1st Jan, 2013) - watch 100's of crazy people get cold and wet in the sea !
- North Berwick Highland Games (3rd Aug, 2013)
- The Fringe by the Sea (5th-11th Aug, 2013)
- Frequent Golf, Tennis and Sailing championships
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26 Mar 2014
"One of the best"
The premises are very clean, tidy and well equipped. It is centrally situated for all activities in the North Berwick area. The welcome hamper and flowers were lovelly.… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm delighted you chose to come back and visit us again and hope you come back before too long - you always seem to bring the sunshine!
21 Oct 2013
Outstanding property, very clean & spacious, Ideal setting for a family group. The Location was ideal so close to all the treasures that North Berwick hold . Owners are so friendly and welcoming even … More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed staying with us and hope to have you visit again before too long - hopefully when the sun is shining!!
30 Sep 2013
"Comfortable and good location."
Stayed here for 3 nights at end of September. The bungalow is bigger than it looks in the pictures and is in a great location next to the park for dog walking. 5 to 10 minutes walk to the high street … More
9 Jun 2013
"Great property, great town, great weather, loved it."
Perfectly comfortable and modern accommodation, with an exquisite welcome pack. Springhill was beautifully clean and well equipped, and far roomier than the photos suggest. Great location for pottering about North Berwick, and handy for trains to Edinburgh. We felt well rested after our stay, for us that says it all about Springhill.
12 Apr 2013
"Great accomodation in a great location."
We received a lovely welcome to the accomodation which was beautifully presented with fresh flowers, tea, coffee, milk and biscuits - all much appreciated!
There was plenty of space for all 4 of us (adults slept on sofa bed, kids together in bedroom). The kitchen was well equipped.
Lots of fun outings in North Berwick and surrounding areas. We spent some time at the beach in North Berwick, the Seabird Centre, Yellow Craigs, Tantallon Castle and Gullane Bents. We also visited the Museum of Flight which was brilliant.
12 Apr 2013
"A great find!"
We had a fab few days at Springhill. The accomodation was clean, comfortable and cosy. There were a few nice wee touches that made it a real home from home. It was a perfect location for exploring North Berwick, which was a great place for a short visit with lots of things for the whole family to enjoy.
8 Apr 2013
"Perfect location for a perfect break"
A lovely holiday home in the beautiful location of North Berwick. It has everything you need and we felt at home immediately. All the rooms are perfectly presented and it has a lovely atmosphere - the owners happy to help with any questions about the area.
24 Mar 2013
"excellent pictures do not do it justice"
stayed for three nights, normally just get a hotel but decided a self catering property would suit us better, and so glad i did. the pictures just do not do it justice its really nice inside and reall… More
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