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The Getaway, Outskirts of Edinburgh

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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Broxburn, West Lothian, Scotland
This is a recently refurbished upper flat in a quiet residential street in Uphall, West Lothian. The property is accessed by one flight of external stairs.

The property is excellently situated for a Scottish holiday in the central belt. Edinburgh is approx. 20mins drive from Uphall. Glasgow is approx. 40 mins. drive from Uphall. The historic town of Linlithgow is approx. 15 mins. drive from Uphall. If you want the countryside the Trossachs with Loch Lomond are 1 hr 10 mins. and the Cairngorms 2.5 hrs. The border towns are about 1 hrs drive.

Edinburgh airport is 14 mins. away and the local train station is 4mins. drive away. We are on the direct bus route to Edinburgh with local amenities including Public bars, restaurants,pharmacy, hairdressers, a local supermarket, takeaways restaurants( Indian, Chinese, Fish and Chips), a Post O...
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Listing #HL1311272
About the Owner
Grace B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2013
Interaction with guests
We are lucky to just live next door to the property. We are available if guests need us. We will check with you that everything is ok. We appreciate that it is your holiday so will leave you in peace, if that is what you want.
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Resort523529, VR Owner at The Getaway, Outskirts of Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago


Reviewed 20 August 2018

Lovely first floor flat. Nicely fitted out with everything you could possibly need. Warm and cosy and very clean. The owners kindly left milk, coffee, tea, bread and homemade cookies for us which was very welcome after a long drive. It is also a great...More

Thank Samantha J
Management response:Responded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your great review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Thank you Grace for providing such a lovely place to stay. I would score higher if I could! Everything has been thought of, from delicious flapjacks (honestly the best I've ever had), to milk in the fridge and lots of other touches, such as tea,...More

Thank Lorraine L
Management response:Responded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I know you had plenty other things to think about. Glad you liked our property. You'd be welcome back anytime.

  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No stag or hen parties.
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 King
    1 Bunk
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Weekend rents are Friday-Monday morning.Changeover preferably Saturday, but ask and we'll try to be flexible.
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About the neighbourhood
West Lothian is an ideal base for any holiday in the central belt of Scotland. The county has a mixture of rural and urban locations.
There is something for all the family within easy reach of the property. There are ample leisure facilities nearby and lots of shopping areas. Golf courses and fishing facilities are also very close by. The national equestrian centre is within 1 mile of the property.
Many of the big Scottish cities are within very easy reach of Uphall. This allows the visitor easy access to Theatre, Museums, galleries and all that a large city has to offer, without having to pay the big city prices for accommodation. West Lothian also boasts some fine country parks and plenty of walking opportunities for all levels.
Tourist Attractions include:-
Edinburgh Castle - 20km/...
Getting around
The property is very close to the main bus route into Edinburgh. Buses run approx. every 20 minutes into Edinburgh or Livingston. There is also a direct bus to Edinburgh Airport. This runs hourly from Uphall.

It takes approx 15-20 minutes to walk to Uphall train station. This provides direct trains to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Children under 16 travel free with accompanied adults.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 10.0 km
Railway: Uphall Station: 3.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 22.0 km
From The West M8 (Glasgow) . At junction 3, take the A899 exit to Livingston. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Livingston Rd/A899 Continue to follow A899. Take 2nd exit from roundabout, signposted Uphall. At mini roundabout take 2nd exit. Pass The Houstoun House Hotel on your right. Go straight over the mini roundabout. Go straight on through one set of traffic lights. You will pass The Oakridge Hotel on your right. Just passed the Oatridge Hotel is a butchers shop (Lawsons). At Lawsons, turn right into a narrow road. Follow the road all the way down. There are 2 terraces of houses on the right hand side. You want the 2nd terrace, there is a drive way between the terrace and a white bungalow with a red brick wall ( the last in the street). Turn right here and park at the back, in... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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