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Drover's Cottage

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Dating back to the 15th century, this former Drover's Cottage is set within the peaceful tranquillity of the Pentlands Regional Park, yet only a short train journey, or 30 minutes drive, from the hustle and bustle of historic Edinburgh. This delightful holiday cottage has been furnished, decorated and equipped to a high standard. Adjoining the owners home but in a totally rural setting, close by Harperrig Reservoir, it has its own garden with sitting-out area and barbecue. Kirknewton village is 5 miles away. Here you will find a small supermarket, pub and post office. All your other shopping requirements will be found in Livingston or Edinburgh. There is also excellent hill walking from the doorstep in the regional park. Fly fishing, tennis, riding and golf locally. Coast at East Lothia...Dating back to the 15th century, this former Drover's Cottage is set within the peaceful tranquillity of the Pentlands Regional Park, yet only a short train journey, or 30 minutes drive, from the hustle and bustle of historic Edinburgh. This delightful holiday cottage has been furnished, decorated and equipped to a high standard. Adjoining the owners home but in a totally rural setting, close by Harperrig Reservoir, it has its own garden with sitting-out area and barbecue. Kirknewton village is 5 miles away. Here you will find a small supermarket, pub and post office. All your other shopping requirements will be found in Livingston or Edinburgh. There is also excellent hill walking from the doorstep in the regional park. Fly fishing, tennis, riding and golf locally. Coast at East Lothian ¾ hour drive. Pub 5 miles. Please go to my website in order to get rates and availability More
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Mrs S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:77%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2010
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stayed here for 1 week prior to our daughter's wedding in Kirknewton so we were closeby in the run up. Very peaceful and nice walks up the hill or round the Harperrig reservoir. Proper footwear essential however as no maintained paths. Also able to fish...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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harperrig, VR Owner at Drover's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Thank you so much for your feedback. It was lovely having you to stay at the cottage. Comments about spiders webs and water pressure have been taken on board and appreciated. Water pressure is not easy - which is why it is advertised as bath...More

Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have just returned from a wonderful weeks holiday at Drovers Cottage. The cottage was beautifully appointed and we all fought to do the washing up because of the views! We enjoyed good walks, a swim in the reservoir as well as trips into Edinburgh...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Winter L
harperrig, VR Owner at Drover's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2016

It was so lovely meeting you all and I hope you had a safe journey home. Thank you so much for leaving your review. Best wishes and hope to see you again Lucy xxxx

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Reviewed May 8, 2016

We stayed for 3 weeks and honestly these weeks went by far too quickly. The owners Lucy and John were on hand if required "nice folk" by the way. The most relaxing time I have had for a long time. Cottage has everything required and...More

Date of stay: April 2016
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harperrig, VR Owner at Drover's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review. We loved having you to stay and can't wait for you to visit again xxxx

Reviewed January 18, 2016

Great place for a break away from it all, set in the pentlands with reservoir, fishing walking in hills readily in your doorstep. 10min drive to livingston centre. Wifi and sat tv. Ideal for a weekend get away. Great for kids let them explore the...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Wendy p
harperrig, VR Owner at Drover's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2016

Thank you Wendy! So happy you had a pleasant stay. Please come again soon! xxxx

Reviewed January 25, 2015

I chose Drovers Cottage as a base from which to explore the area surrounding Edinburgh, as i am hoping to move there. The cottage delivered more than had i hoped for - it didn't take long for it to feel like home. It is a...More

Date of stay: January 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Outdoor Dining Area
Suitable For Children Under 5
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