This 18th century former gardeners cottage is quietly situated on the edge of the ruined William Adam designed Mavisbank Estate. It forms a wing of the owners house, their large attractive walled garden can be gained by a French door in the spacious bedroom. The surrounding area attracts an abundance of wild and birdlife. Tastefully furnished and decorated, it makes an excellent holiday base for touring with easy access to Roslyn Chapel (where ’The Da Vinci Code’ was filmed), the Borders, East Lothian, and Fife. Edinburgh centre, 7 miles. Fishing, riding, golf, dry ski slope nearby. Shops and pubs 1½ miles.
All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
Oil CH inc (£25pw Oct-Apr). Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Video and small library. CD. M/wave. W/machine. Shared use of large garden with ruined Palladian gazebo and furniture. BBQ. Parking. No smoking. Easy walking access. NB: There is a pond in the garden.
Customer Reviews of The Bothy Cottage, nr Edinburgh - Sleeps 2
1st comment: The location of the property is very good. In the country but very near to Edinburgh to be reached easily by an excellent bus service. The Bothy is well equipped. Aug 2011.
2nd comment: Ideal location for Edinburgh visits. Only 1.3 miles to Park and Ride. Aug 2011.
3rd comment: The Bothy is situated at the valley bottom with the Esk flowing close by. It is a very peaceful place, with only the sounds of the birds and the river. Ideal for those truly wanting to get away from it all. July 2011.
4th comment: The property was quiet and secluded - ideal for a get away from it all holiday but very easy access to walks and Edinburgh and other places of interest. Sept 2010.
5th comment: Lovely setting. Warm hospitality. Good domestic facilities. A few minutes’ drive to park-and-ride bus service to city centre. Aug 2010.
6th comment: Comfortable and quiet. July 2010.
7th comment: Peace, quiet and tranquility. July 2010.
8th comment: Excellent combination of green environment, good connections and near the city. May 2010.
9th comment: Nicely arranged rooms and furniture, well equipped kitchen, in quiet location, use of garden. Oct 2009.
10th comment: Remote and beautiful country cottage - good to get away from it all. Aug 2009.