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The Byre Cottage

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The Byre Cottage
The Byre Cottage
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Barn
The Byre Cottage is an inspiring place to stay, converted by Giles it is ecolocally conscious and includes natural elm in the kitchen, a smart modern bathroom and has a light and airy feel. The cottage has vaulted ceilings, a wood burning stove and solid oak flooring. High quality superking beds will ensure a relaxing holiday. There is a west facing patio in the enclosed steading courtyard. Only 4 miles from the sea and award wining sandy beaches it is the perfect place to stay and enjoy nearby castles, bass rock, North Berwick and Plenty of golf! The 43 miles of coastal walks will exhaust old and young and Edinburgh is only 25 mins away by train from the local train station just down the lane. ...The Byre Cottage is an inspiring place to stay, converted by Giles it is ecolocally conscious and includes natural elm in the kitchen, a smart modern bathroom and has a light and airy feel. The cottage has vaulted ceilings, a wood burning stove and solid oak flooring. High quality superking beds will ensure a relaxing holiday. There is a west facing patio in the enclosed steading courtyard. Only 4 miles from the sea and award wining sandy beaches it is the perfect place to stay and enjoy nearby castles, bass rock, North Berwick and Plenty of golf! The 43 miles of coastal walks will exhaust old and young and Edinburgh is only 25 mins away by train from the local train station just down the lane. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Giles L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from an amazing 3 night stay in this beautiful cottage! Giles and Sarah are wonderfully helpful and lovely hosts! This is my second time staying and it won’t be my last! 100% recommend!

Date of stay: May 2021
1  Thank Bev1983
Reviewed 14 July 2020 via mobile

Byre cottage is just perfect , very tastefully decorated , spotless clean , quiet peaceful location but with easy access to North Berwick , Edinburgh and excellent golf courses, I would highly recommend this cottage for your holiday

Date of stay: July 2020
1  Thank hays1955
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely cottage ,, so cosy clean comfortable well equipped and a great location The owners are on site but the cottage is private We Would love to return

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Odyssey758406
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Lovely courtyard cottage in a covenient location for all that East Lothian has to offer. Compact but felt comfortably spacious with loads of character - wooden floors, wood burning stove, exposed beams and a practical open plan kitchen, dining living area. Spacious bedrooms with a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Carolle-45
Management response:Responded 5 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Giles and Sarah

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Although a little difficult to locate initially, we were very glad to find this gem of a cottage. Only a few miles from North Berwick and 40 minutes drive from Edinburgh, this tastefully furnished and well designed modern take on a cottage (complete with dove...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank janejames2015
Management response:Responded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. The Byre Cottage

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Such a beautiful quiet place to stay. The accommodation was stunning, beautifully decorated and pristine. Everything we needed was there and the location was very near many attractions and amenities. Very family friendly, we had the most amazing holiday and Giles & Sarah were superb...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Ana B
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous little barn conversion set in beautiful countryside. The cottage had everything we needed for a short break and more - our children were delighted to find a small selection of toys and books! The wood burner is very efficient and helped us relax in...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank 832ta
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a excellent Cottage, very confortable and well equipped - exactly as described. It was just what we needed and we had a great holiday. The location suited us well as it's in a lovely area close to Edinburgh. Sarah & Giles are super...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank MikeandA001
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Byre cottage was a great place to stay, peaceful, well positioned and within easy drive to lots of beaches/harbours, golf (if you want it!) Edinburgh and airport. The Cottage was lovely, warm and comfortable, well appointed with all you need in kitchen and it was...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Philli50
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stayed here for a week in August in order to have the best of both worlds and visit the Edinburgh Festival while still staying in a rural location. The cottage was very well appointed with a lovely bathroom with great shower and thick towels....More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank KathTempest
Management response:Responded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
With over 40 miles of magnificent coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, spectacular cliffs, award-winning tourist attractions and the world’s finest selection of links golf courses, East Lothian combines the best of Scotland in miniature! About East Lothian From the excitement of Musselburgh Racecourse to the awesome sight of Concorde, in all her glory; the award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre to the impressive clifftop fortress of Tantallon Castle, you’ll be spoiled for choice. There really is something for everyone! The area is home to a rich variety of wildlife and thousands of seabirds arriving each year to nest on its islands and coastline. Charming towns and villages invite you to browse in art galleries, museums and gift shops. East Lothian is the ancient home of g...
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Byre Cottage

The Byre Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Byre Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Byre Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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