The village of Belhaven, on the outskirts of the Royal Burgh of Dunbar, provides a peaceful retreat with lovely countryside and sea shore walks. This is one of the 3 areas in Scotland renowned for the longest hours of sunshine and the lowest rainfall. The lovely sandy beach of Belhaven Bay is within 100 yards and leads to the John Muir Country Park, a conserved wildlife habitat with extensive woodland walks. Dunbar has a lovely swimming/leisure pool and 2 golf courses.
This traditional sandstone cottage has been completely modernised and an architect designed extension provides spacious and light living areas. There is an attractive enclosed garden with garden furniture and barbecue. From the original cottage, steps lead down into the large kitchen with an attractive dining area and patio doors out to the garden. A timber stair leads up from the dining area to a gallery with coombed ceiling and lovely views to the sea and Bass Rock.
Edinburgh is only 20 minutes by train or 40 minutes by car. Nearest shop 1/2 mile with main shops in Dunbar.
2 double bedrooms and 2 smaller rooms each with bunk beds; gallery seating area , dining room open plan to kitchen, 2 bathrooms (1 with electric shower). Cooking by gas hob and electric oven. Gas central heating. Fridge, small freezer, microwave, auto washing machine, television, DVD player, CD/radio. Travel cot and high chair available by prior arrangement. Bed linen available for hire to overseas visitors only.
Customer Reviews of Belhaven Cottage, nr Dunbar - Sleeps 6
"Beautiful cottage and garden, plenty to see and visit around the area." Mrs S. Wilkinson
"Friendly welcome by owner, property clean and tidy, well equipped. Ideal location."
Mr I. Astle
"Beautiful spot, great service, lovely house. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cottage. It was a great size and in an excellent location. The kids loved it and keep asking when are we going back." Mrs K. Oulton-Welsh