The Shepherd’s Cottage ref: 28772

Dunbar, near Stenton, Edinburgh & the Lothians

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bedrooms
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Bathrooms
No pets
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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Wheelchair Access 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Ground Floor Wet Room 
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Grab Rails 
  • Bath/Shower Seat 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This single-storey holiday cottage with wheelchair access, is situated on a working farm, in the heart of the beautiful East Lothian countryside. Designed with comfort in mind for both families and wheelchair users, there is a roomy kitchen/dining room and an adapted wet room. This single-storey cottage is situated on a working farm, in the heart of the beautiful East Lothian countryside, close to the town of Dunbar. Edinburgh is 20 minutes by train from Dunbar (a 5-minute drive from the cottage), or visit the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick. A car is a must to make the most of this wonderful location. Ideal for golf, walking and cycling. Shop, pub and restaurant 4 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on the ground floor.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Wet room: With shower, toilet, shower seat and grab rails.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating (underfloor in kitchen and wet room) £30pw Nov-Mar, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Cot and highchair available on request.

Miscellaneous

Large garden with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring.
This property has been quality graded by one of our experienced Regional Managers who are trained and accredited by VisitScotland and has achieved a 4* grading.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Dunbar
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    4.7 miles
  • Lake

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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