Blackford holiday house rental with internet access, balcony/terrace and golf and walking

Eastcraig Cottage

from £125 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 4.5/5

32 reviews

from £125 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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The baywindow in the Master bedroom with a sitting area to enjoy the fantastic outlook.

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 100677

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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Eastcraig Cottage is perfectly suited for your city break. Explore the beautiful city of Edinburgh, walk through the Nature reserve into picturesque Morningside with all its individual shops, cafes and bars or venture further afield. Whatever you decided to do you will appreciate coming back to this haven of tranquility after a busy day. Relax after sightseeing on the sunny patio with a glass of wine and a barbecue, or enjoy the peaceful outlook over Craigmillar Park Golfclub, the Royal Observatory and Arthur's Seat from the lounge or the sitting area in the master bedroom. Our cottage is als great for families. There is plenty of space in the well-proportioned rooms and the fully enclosed, walled garden. We provide games, video and toys and the cottage is fully equipped with extras that make daily life with children so much easier. Our welcome basket awaits you and you will feel at home from the minute you open the turquoise door.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Portobello (Victorian seaside) 6.3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 15.3 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverly 4.1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
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
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

We have upgraded the cottage and we have added the option to have 2 single beds instead of the king-size bed in our second bedroom. Just let us know what you would prefer.

* Stunning views over Blackford Hill Observatory, Arthur's seat and Craigmillar Park Golf Club

* Beautifully restored with attention to period features

* FREE unrestricted parking infront of the cottage

* Easy access to the city centre

* Barbecue

* Socket covers, step for the sink , stair gate, cot and high chair on request

* Babysitting Service on request, subject to availability

* Internet access via dongle

* Sledge

Further details outdoors

From the kitchen you can access the sheltered, sunny patio area with a table and chairs. This is surrounded by a herb garden. From there you can access the grassy area with a bench to relax and surrounded by apple trees. The garden is fully enclosed by a wall. You will be able to catch the sunshine all day long. This is the perfect place for everybody to relax. Behind the garden are fields.

To the front of the property there is a garden mainly laid with gravel. From there you can watch the golfers or start off for a walk along the Hermitage Nature Reserve. Your walk will take you along a stream, over bridges, through woodlands and past the Hermitage visitors centre. You will hardly believe you are so close to the city centre. WALK TO GOLF IN 10 MINUTES.

Further details

RUGBY SPECIAL: 3 nights for the price of 2

Free WELCOME PACK provided on arrival. Late check-in no problem.

Wir sprechen auch Deutsch. (German spoken as well)

The Edinburgh region

Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. It is a place to visit all year round to admire the stunning architecture, get engrossed in fascinating history, soak up the buzzing atmosphere, enjoy art and music, play golf, treat yourself to delicious meals, enjoy the shopping experience or just relax in our many pubs and restaurants.

Scotland is the home of golf. There are 24 golf clubs within the boundaries of the city of Edinburgh and a vast number within easy driving distance. Whether you are a novice or an expert, you will find a new challenge and experience friendly hospitality.

Edinburgh is also a great place to visit for a family. You will soon discover the vast parks and green spaces within the city, interactive museums, fantastic play parks and Children's Festivals.

Edinburgh is a city of Festivals, the most well-known being the International Festival and the Fringe in August and the Hogmany Party over New Year. If you want to do something a bit more energetic you could climb Arthur's Seat, one of Edinburgh's 3 extinct volcanoes or go skiing on Europe's longest dry ski slope.


Eastcraig cottage is one of 4 farm cottages that were built over a hundred years ago. A very short walk along the Braid burn (the Scottish word for stream) will take you into the Hermitage, a picturesque nature reserve.

This beautiful walk will bring you out in Morningside, one of the most sought after areas in Edinburgh. You will love exploring the individual shops and delicatessen and enjoy relaxing in one of many bars and cafes.

Blackford Hill houses the Edinburgh Observatory, a beautiful landmark that can be seen from the lounge and Master bedroom. Arthur's seat, seen from the front of the property towards the north-east is a volcanic rock that can be climbed and that gives you a fantastic outlook over the city and far beyond.

Should you be lucky to have snow, the golf course infront of the cottage is just perfect for sledging.

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. For further information and lots of useful links please see our website.

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      • 6 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:11 Jan 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

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