Shepherd House Cottage

Inveresk, nr. Edinburgh

Property Reference: SQW
  • Sleeps3
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

Available start days
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Call us on 0345 268 0760.

Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Property Description

Only 20 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh, this charming and well-equipped holiday cottage looks out over the owner’s plantsman’s garden, featured in Rosemary Verey’s Secret Gardens and numerous magazines. Very privately set with its own entrance and small garden, and adjoining the owner’s home, the cottage is in the heart of Inveresk, an 18th-century village with many fine period houses and the NT garden at 17th-century Inveresk Lodge. The delights of the city or the coast are in easy reach with good local shopping and the racecourse in Musselburgh, 1 mile. A vast diversity of entertainment and eating places in Edinburgh, which is equally accessible by train from Musselburgh. Six superb golf courses, including the Open Championship course at Muirfield, within a ½-hour drive. Shops 1 mile.

Traditionally furnished sitting-room with dining area and patio door overlooking garden. Steep stairs to gallery single bedroom (for +1). Modern, well-equipped kitchen. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Large double bedroom (two singles zipped together).

  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Electricity blankets
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Telephone at cost
  • Small front garden
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Easy access by train in to Edinburgh City Centre. Sept 2012.
  2. Good location for Edinburgh (excellent Park and Ride scheme close by) and the Lothian coast. Comfortable cottage with a truly wonderful garden. We found the owners, Sir Charles and Lady Fraser friendly, affable people so it was surprising, tp say the least, to find the cottage being painted while we were in residence! Sitting down to breakfast in our pyjamas with the painter at the window! Arriving back in mid-afternoon and coming face to face with the painter at the bedroom window! Having to keep the door open to let the paint dry! (The painter was friendly and helpful and, no doubt as honest as the day is long. but not what we expected on our holiday!). April 2012.
  3. Very good property in excellent location - easy access to Edinburgh, coast and hills. Public transport handy. Access to owners’ garden - wonderful! Wouldn’t hesitate to book again. Aug 2011.
  4. Excellent garden, belonging to owners, to which you have access. July 2011.
  5. Wonderful location on the outskirts of Edinburgh; City centre easily accessible by bus or train from the Wallyford P & R. Property itself furnished to a very high standard and very comfortable but it is the access to the wonderful garden that really sets this property apart. April 2011.
  6. The property is delightful; lovely antique furniture, beautiful botanic paintings by the owner. Curtains lined, elegant fabrics in keeping with the style of the house. Garden enchanting, owners very friendly and delightful. Will certainly return. Feb 2011.
  7. Very comfortable bed with electric blankets Good in January! Jan 2011.
  8. Location, quality, presentation, value for money. Oct 2010.
  9. Furnishings were very stylish, it felt like someone’s home not a rented place. Aug 2010.
  10. We are familiar with it, and always enjoy it. Aug 2010.
  11. Tastefully decorate and furnished, great location for Edinburgh, off road parking, very well equipped, quiet, the list could go on... Feb 2010.
  12. We visited the property in 2006 and were very impressed. Our return visit did not disappoint in any way and we found the property as comfortable and Shepherd House garden, which was available to us, to be as beautiful as remembered. Oct 2009.
  13. Proximity to Edinburgh. Train park and ride facility at Wallyford was very good. Oct 2009.
  14. Comfortable and cosy ideal for a couple. Sept 2009.
  15. Superb one acre garden attached to holiday cottage. April 2009.
  16. Ideally situated for the tourist wishing to explore Edinburgh and Midlothian but also providing excellent interesting facilities for those seeking a more restful break . Superb quality and comfort with an idyllic garden to enjoy in serene and peaceful surroundings. July 2009.
  17. It was really amazing holiday, with excellent accommodation, super weather and dream nature. Hopefully we came back again. Feb 2008.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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