The Coach House ref: UK31271

Harburn, near West Calder, Edinburgh & the Lothians

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
8
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
Any
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Open Plan 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

The Coach House is set in the heart of the Harburn Estate and is part of the former Estate Steading. It has been beautifully converted to form a spacious semi-detached three bedroom property. Upon entering The Coach House you are immediately drawn to the large open-plan living space with kitchen and dining facilities. The living area of this space has a large wood burner, two sofas of which one is a double sofa bed, two armchairs and a large TV with Sky included. The kitchen area has all modern appliances you could wish for as well as a dining table with space for eight people. The Coach House has been so lovingly restored and decorated that is a pleasure to spend time in. The setting is truly fabulous with the Harburn Estate’s landscaped gardens, woodlands, lochs and parkland to explore.
Within a mile is the Harburn Golf Club and bistro, and it serves an excellent selection of food and drink. Livingston is nearby for eating out, shopping and fun activities. Edinburgh and Glasgow are easily reachable by both motorway and train from nearby West Calder Station. Stirling and the gateway to the Highlands, the Trossachs National Park and Loch Lomond are all accessible within approximately an hour by car. Beach 22 miles. Shop 7 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area:
With wood burner, 37" Sky TV, DVD player and double sofa bed.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Shower room 1: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Shower room 2: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot on request. Highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Grounds with woodland. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond and stream in the grounds.
  • Nearest town
    Livingston
  • Shops
    7 miles
  • Distance
    7 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    West Calder
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    2.5 miles
  • Lake
    6 miles

About the local area

The magnificent architecture and unique atmosphere of Edinburgh is known the world over; an elegant sophisticated city that draws visitors from around the globe who come to soak up its rich history and enjoy its ascetic grandeur. Beyond the city, the Lothian countryside provides a beautiful setting of rural towns and villages and miles of coastline with fine sandy beaches.

Edinburgh is Scotland's inspiring capital city which is both very historic and extremely cosmopolitan. The city is perched on a series of extinct volcanoes and rocky crags rising above the rather flat landscape of the Lothians and has a sheltered northern shoreline along the Firth of Forth. The castle dominates the city centre and from its ramparts you can look down on narrow medieval streets, sweeping Georgian terraces and award winning modern architecture. Spend some time in Edinburgh's museums and galleries to learn of the cities fascinating past, or walk down Princes Street for the ultimate shopping experience. The city has no shortage of excellent restaurants, modern contemporary bars and traditional Old Town pubs.

Rural Mid-Lothian is one of the hilliest parts of the region with the Pentland chain to the west and the Moorfoots to the east. Places of interest here include Dalkeith Country Park and Montagu Bridge over the River North Esk, with natural woodland that is home to foxes, deer and a variety of other animals and birds.

East Lothian has forty miles of coastline and picturesque towns and villages that range from traditional seaside towns such as Dunbar and North Berwick to country towns like Haddington, with quaint streets, speciality shops and a good selection of cafés and restaurants. This stretch of coastline from Mussleburgh to Dunbar has plenty of long golden sandy beaches and some very testing top-class links golf courses including Gullane and North Berwick.

Also well worth a visit on this coast is the award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick. Here visitors can watch gannets, puffins, seals and dolphins from interactive cameras and take boat trips to along the coast.

Things to do nearby

Museum on the Mound

The Museum on the Mound, opened in 2006 and has an interesting and exciting approach to telling the story of money.

Fife Coastal Path

Stretching for over 150km, the Fife coastal path runs form the Forth Estuary in the South to the Tay Estuary in the North.

Scotch Whisky Experience

This replica distillery is a perfect way to spend an afternoon.

Whithorn Priory and Museum

Built in the mid 1100's, Whithorn Priory became a popular destination for pilgrims throughout the Medieval Period.

Edinburgh Zoo

If you're looking to experience one of Edinburgh's leading attractions as well as see an incredible number of exotic animals then Edinburgh Zoo is certainly worth a visit.

Almondell and Calderwood Country Park

With over 200 acres of extensive woodland and riverside walks the Almondell and Calderwood Country Park is great for those looking for an active day out.

Traquair House

Complete with maze, craft workshop and restaurant Traquair House will entertain and impress as you explore the grandeur and stature of the house itself.

Edinburgh Castle

Impossible to miss for visitors to Edinburgh, the castle is an iconic landmark that presides over the city, perched on a rocky outcrop.

Thirlestane Castle

Fully restored to its former splendour, Thirlestane Castle's house and grounds are now open for visitors to come and admire for a fantastic day out.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Built in the late 19th Century, St Mary's gothic architecture makes it a very popular historic attraction and a substantial landmark in Edinburgh's New Town area.

Glentress Fortress

Described as the gateway to the Tweed Valley Forest Park, Glentress Fortress has breathtaking views as well as plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy.

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