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Barley Cottage

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Enjoy a luxury self-catering holiday at Kilduff Farm in the heart of East Lothian. Barley Cottage is a lovely, 4* Visit Scotland rated, 3 bedroom self-catering property on a working farm in the heart of East Lothian, near the pretty conservation village of Athelstaneford. It is close to the towns of North Berwick and Haddington and less than a mile by private road to Drem trains station allowing direct access by train to Edinburgh and North Berwick. Refurbished to a very high standard in 2012, Barley Cottage offers ridiculously comfy beds, cosy afternoons in front of the log burning stove, modern bath/shower rooms, a private secluded garden and breathtaking views across picturesque countryside. A warm welcome awaits from our very own Highland Cows, Lucy and Isobel, who sleep just acros...Enjoy a luxury self-catering holiday at Kilduff Farm in the heart of East Lothian. Barley Cottage is a lovely, 4* Visit Scotland rated, 3 bedroom self-catering property on a working farm in the heart of East Lothian, near the pretty conservation village of Athelstaneford. It is close to the towns of North Berwick and Haddington and less than a mile by private road to Drem trains station allowing direct access by train to Edinburgh and North Berwick. Refurbished to a very high standard in 2012, Barley Cottage offers ridiculously comfy beds, cosy afternoons in front of the log burning stove, modern bath/shower rooms, a private secluded garden and breathtaking views across picturesque countryside. A warm welcome awaits from our very own Highland Cows, Lucy and Isobel, who sleep just across the garden fence! East Lothian offers over 40 miles of stunning coastline, beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque countryside, award-winning tourist attractions and world famous golf courses. Barley Cottage provides an idyllic base to sit back and relax with friends and family and from which to explore all that East Lothian has to offer. We pay careful attention to the details of every booking to ensure that you have everything you need to enable you to start your holiday as soon as you arrive with us. The cottage has a large south facing living room with stunning views over the Garleton Hills. There is a wood burning stove, flat screen LCD TV with Freeview and DVD player and a CD player with radio and iPod dock. The south facing kitchen is lovely and bright with an extendable dining table and all the modern conveniences you will require; electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. Barley Cottage offers sleeping accommodation for up to six people plus two babies in cots. The sleeping accommodation is located on the first floor. There are two double bedrooms, both with Velcro link beds allowing them to be set up as king size or twin bedrooms. The third bedroom has bunk beds. There is a large bathroom downstairs and a shower room with under floor heating upstairs. The large, private garden is accessed through the living room and is enclosed for privacy and safety of children. There is a patio and lawn area with garden furniture and a gas barbeque provided. There is car parking for two cars outside the cottage and a dedicated secure storage area. A travel cot, highchair, stair gate, fire guard, toys and other child friendly extras are available. Inside the cottage is strictly non-smoking and we regret that, with the exception of guide dogs, no pets are allowed. All linen, towels, electricity, heating, WiFi and services are included.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Lucy C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really impressed with how well presented and equipped the cottage is. Comfy beds and well put together rooms. Kids loved the garden (and the reliable wifi!) Cottage is very peaceful with great views, yet still has easy access to the local beaches and attractions. Great...More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank Dullusername
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four wonderful days at beautiful Barley Cottage with our teenagers and 11-year-old. The location is gorgeous – amazing views in one direction over the newly planted orchard of 1,400 pear and apple trees and across the valley to a ruined castle and in the...More

Date of stay: May 2021
1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 October 2020

Booked in January, this was meant to be our Easter break. But due to the current climate we pushed it back and it was most definitely worth the wait. Barley Cottage , is not only located in such a beautiful part of East Lothian but...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 30 August 2020

There are so many positive things to say about our recent stay at Barley Cottage . The cottage itself was immaculate , extremely clean , spacious yet still had a cosy feel to it . Location wise it’s the perfect base for exploring North Berwick...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank MrsGillyK
Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

Fantastic accommodation - perfect for our family with three children. Everything that we hoped for and more. Quick, easy access to North Berwick. We had a fantastic family holiday and will visit Barley Cottage again in the future.

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank 464leigha
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Reviewed 11 November 2019

Spacious accommodation, a fantastic welcome pack and brilliant views from our bedroom window. Barley Cottage was the perfect place to stay while visiting East Lothian. We have 4 young boys and everything was made super easy for us. We'll be back!

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank NikkiJT2014
Reviewed 18 August 2019

An absolute treat! Barley Cottage is a perfect base for an East Lothian holiday. It’s 10-20 minutes from everywhere - Gullane, North Berwick, Dunbar etc - and all the great beaches and attractions they bring. The cottage itself is immaculate. Nice and quiet, nice garden...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank andymaciver
Reviewed 18 July 2019

We stayed for a week at Barley Cottage as a family (myself, my wife, our three year old daughter and my parents). All had a lovely time and couldn't fault the cottage and location. The cottage was spotless and very well-equipped. Booking was easy via...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank LisaMixie
Reviewed 24 April 2019

We were looking for somewhere close to Edinburgh when visiting family, and this was perfect. The setting is peaceful and the cottage is spacious, clean, well equipped and nicely decorated. It's convenient for Edinburgh but we actually spent more time in the local area, visiting...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank John C
LucyCalder, VR Owner at Barley Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

Thank you for your review John. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Barley Cottage and exploring the area. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes, Lucy

Reviewed 23 April 2019

Beautiful cottage on Kilduff Farm. Excellent location, amazing views from the garden. Inside the cottage is gorgeous, has everything you need and the most comfortable beds. On arrival we had home baked scones waiting for us! North Berwick is 6 miles away, Direlton, Gullane, Haddington...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Alison F
LucyCalder, VR Owner at Barley Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

Thank you for your review Alison. It was lovely to meet you all and I'm so pleased you had such a great time in Barley Cottage. Lucy

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
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
Watersports Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barley Cottage

Barley Cottage is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Barley Cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Barley Cottage has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Barley Cottage must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.