Dating from 1875, the 'Georgian Retreat' is a holiday cottage of unique character and charm. It is delightfully situated on the ground floor of the owners' detached 'B' listed Georgian villa in the heart of Edinburgh's popular seaside resort of Portobello. Completely self-contained with a private rear entrance, this relaxing property has a warm, homely atmosphere. From the sitting room a patio door opens directly into the lovely walled garden, a sheltered sun trap, complete with 500 year old pear tree and garden furniture on the lawn (the garden is shared with the owners.) All rooms are on one level after 5 steps to the entrance. Free street parking.
The property is conveniently located a few minutes walk from the promenade and long sandy beach and close to excellent local amenities. Historic Portobello has lots to offer including indoor swimming pool with fitness centre, spa and sauna, children's playgrounds, indoor bowls, shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. There is an excellent day/night bus service into the centre of Edinburgh (3 miles).
Attractive double bedroom, twin bedroom, cosy sitting room with gas stove, cottage style kitchen with dining area, smart family bathroom includes seperate shower cubicle and bath. Cooking by electricity, gas central heating and combi boiler for constant hot water, Fridge, washing machine, microwave, 3 televisions, video, DVD player, Wi-Fi. Bed linen and towels provided.
Customer Reviews of The Georgian Retreat, Portobello, Edinburgh - Sleeps 4
"A lovely cottage nicely located near the beach. Close to Edinburgh city centre, which made it an ideal base to explore the city and the countryside. We'll definitely return, thank you." Mr T. Vilshoever
"Location, Location, Location" This property is near the shops, a pub, the sea and a regular bus service to Edinburgh. It is comfortable, well equipped and maintained." Mrs C. Greenway
"Good location for a short stay. Great location with easy bus access into Edinburgh. Able to park near flat. Owners vey approachable and helpful. Beautiful, well equipped kitchen. The flat is full of character but we felt it was rather too cluttered with the owners' possessions and this left little room for us to store our own belongings. There are lots of fiddly ornaments around that would not make this flat suitable for younger children." Mr J. Cunliffe