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Gatekeepers Cottage @ Arthur's Seat sleeps 4 (+1)

Description

A gorgeous period detached cottage; forming part of the exclusive Blacket Estate in Newington.

Offering guests a great opportunity to stay in their own cottage with private back terrace, yet still be close to the city centre (walkable or only 10 minutes by bus or taxi).

The front door leads into an entrance hall, to the right are the two bedrooms each with a double bed and also the bathroom. Both bedrooms have their own character and design touches. The bathroom is lovely too; with sandstone coloured tiles and smart vanity units, thought has gone into its design. The bath has a shower over it.

There is a very cozy and homely living room with French doors leading out to the private terrace. Certainly a room to spend time in, relaxing after a day’s sightseeing or shopping! On a summer’s day, the terrace offers an additional space to enjoy a morning coffee or glass of wine.
There is a separate dining area with smart modern kitchen adjacent. Featuring sophisticated white units, the design combines country kitchen living with city chic.

The whole cottage has truly inspiring design touches, with Philip stark chairs in the dining room and a great mix of lovely antique furniture and modern style.

We are delighted to welcome a well behaved dog to The Family Retreat @ Arthur's Seat: £30 per booking.

Interior layout Living room
Dining room
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2

The front door leads into an entrance hall, to the right are the two bedrooms each with a double bed and also the bathroom. Both bedrooms have their own character and design touches. The bathroom is lovely too; with sandstone coloured tiles and smart vanity units, thought has gone into its design. The bath has a shower over it.

There is a very cosy and homely living room with French doors leading out to the private terrace. Certainly a room to spend time in, relaxing after a day’s sightseeing or shopping! On a summer’s day, the terrace offers an additional space to enjoy a morning coffee or glass of wine.
There is a separate dining area with smart modern kitchen adjacent. Featuring sophisticated white units, the design combines country kitchen living with city chic.

Exterior A gorgeous period detached cottage with private back terrace.

-Booking Requirements-
The Edinburgh Address reserve the right to vet any booking. This apartment is not suitable for stag parties, hen parties, young single sex groups or parties. One member of the booking party must be over 25 years old. Strictly non smoking. The Edinburgh Address require names and ages of all guests, as well as addresses and ID. A damage deposit of £250 is required one week before arrival and will be fully refunded pending no damages one week after your departure.

Limited mobility access This property is not suitable for wheel chairs or those with mobility difficulties due to the number of stairs in the property.

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Location

Directions

However you choose to arrive please do make sure that you have spoken to the 'property manager' to arrange a time to meet you at the property on arrival as there is no reception area or onsite staff to assist you if you arrive without notice.

Parking

Parking is on street metered between 8.30 and 5.30pm. It is usually free on Saturday, Sunday and evenings.
The cottage is well serviced by buses into the city centre, only a 10 minute ride. There is a bus stop just outside the cottage.

Nearby Attractions

Alba Ballooning (), Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (), Our Dynamic Earth (), National Museum of Scotland (), Royal Museum (), The Scottish Parliament (), Museum of Edinburgh (), Auld Reekie Tours (),

Nearby Golf Clubs

Prestonfield Golf Club (), Craigmillar Park Golf Club (), Duddingston Golf Club (), Liberton Golf Club (), Braid Hills Golf Course (), Portobello Golf Course (), Craigentinny (), Merchants Of Edinburgh Golf Club (),

Facilities

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The percentage of all customers leaving a review on Feefo.com who rated the product either 'good' or 'excellent' based on 6 user reviews of Gatekeepers Cottage @ Arthur's Seat
27 Feb 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Excellent, helpful in making arrangements to get keys etc.<br />

Product

Nice place and good location for us as walking distance to city centre, as well as round the corner from family.

Our response

Thank you so much for leaving this positive review.
We are extremely glad to know you did find our service excellent. It is a pleasure for us to read that you liked our Cottage and hopefully your lovely dog liked it too. 

We hope to having you all stay with us again soon. Remember to use your repeat guest discount on your next booking.

Kindest Regards,
The Edinburgh Address

21 Jan 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

All the information was there. Website good. Communication clear<br />

Product

Great cottage and the local support from Calum was perfect. Parking in Edinburgh very hard and quite pricey so remember to consider this when booking. Relatively easy walk to parking once you get to understand the system. well equipped facility to make it easy for your holiday. Little things make a big difference.

Our response

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this 5 star review.

We are extremely happy that you liked our service and loved the cottage. We love the Gatekeepers Cottage and its great location near Arthur Seat.
It is true that Edinburgh offers limited parking solutions but we are glad we could help.

We are looking forward to welcoming you again to Edinburgh.

Kindest Regards,
The Edinburgh Address

17 Aug 2017

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Service

We were very happy with the Gate Keeper's Cottage in Edinburgh. Fantastic location for us as it was near the university where we had colleagues staying. It was comfortable and home like and the service on setting us in was just wonderful (thank you Callum).<br /><br />The bathroom needed a little work - the shower hose needed replacing and the toilet was very slow to fill. The bathroom fan also gave out while we were there.<br /><br />Other than that, the appointments were very good indeed.<br />

Product

It was comfortable and clean and great for a family. Excellent service from the concierge - Callum who really looked after us.

Our response

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to see you enjoyed your stay.

Thank you for your constructive feedback regarding the bathroom, we will pass on your comment to the property owner.

Kind regards,
The Edinburgh Address

22 Mar 2017

Review via Feefo.com

Service

Ideal location very close to Royal Commonwealth Pool. <br />Only down side to this property is no parking and also the TV is a bit dated - has digibox but sometimes the cleaners do unplug the aerial whilst cleaning. <br />Will certainly use again<br />

Product

Used before and will use in the future. <br />Many thanks

Our response

Thank you so much for leaving your feedback. We are glady<span> that you enjoyed your stay at our Gatekeepers Cottage.</span>
<span>We will pass on your comments about the TV to the property owner.</span>
<span>We hope to welcome you back to one of our Edinburgh self catering apartments or houses in the future.</span>
<span>All the best -The Edinburgh Address</span>

10 Oct 2016

Review via Feefo.com

Service

the process was a little confusing as there was communication from 2 different people.<br />

Product

The property was beautiful. The little garden was a great surprise. the position was very central. Everything very clean and a well appointed kitchen. Would definitely stay again.

Our response

Thank you so much for leaving us your positive feedback.
We do try and streamline the process as much as possible and make guests aware they will also be talking to the dedicated property manager who will meet you on the day of your arrival.
We are so glad you enjoyed the apartment.
All the best -
The Edinburgh Address

24 May 2016

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Service

Very easy to use the website and the booking system.... Staff very helpful in answering questions immediately.
I would certainly use their service again when staying in Edinburgh...

Product

Lovely accomodation in the perfect neighbourhood for us as our daughter lives 10 minutes down the road....comfortable beds, beautiful linens and nice thick towels....
However, we found the rooms and halls sadly in need of fresh paint --- that would certainly freshen up the house. The kitchen was well stocked but could use a couple more pots that would be useful when making dinner for 4 adults.

Our response

Thank you so much for your feedback - it's greatly appreciated. We are so glad you liked the apartment and the location. We have passed your comments on to the property manager.
Best regards - The Edinburgh Address

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Guestbook reviews

This was a beautiful and comfortable home in a great location. We were two couples traveling and really enjoyed ourselves. Everything was very comfortable and we felt like we were home away from home.

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Gatekeepers Cottage @ Arthur's Seat

The Family Retreat was very good value.
Really lovely cottage, done up to a very good standard.
Lovely, clean comfortable cottage with all the facilities we needed. very comfortable beds. Ideal location for us.
The service from The Edinburgh Address was excellent.
Anonymous UK

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Gatekeepers Cottage @ Arthur's Seat

Stayed here for a girly weekend in Edinburgh. Lovely cottage about 20 minutes walk from centre of Edinburgh or 5 minutes bus/taxi (£6 in taxi) 2 double bedrooms, clean and spacious. Beds very comfortable. Living room with French doors to private patio area. Dinning room with modern kitchen just off it, very social. Bathroom - bath and power shower. Decoration through out very good. Recommend for a lovely weekend away in Edinburgh. Booked through Edinburgh addresses, no problems.

Ann

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Gatekeepers Cottage @ Arthur's Seat

How charmed we were with The Gatekeepers Cottage - a masterclass in compact and bijoux !

Will definitely stay again and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to friends or family.

Due to its proximity to the main road we thought it would be noisy, but that was not the case.

Kay

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Gatekeepers Cottage @ Arthur's Seat

Very good value. Extremely cosy, great location and beautiful decor. It was ideal. I was hesitant about paying a fairly large deposit in advance but had no reason to worry. The staff are very efficient and helpful. I would definitely use this company again. Brilliant service and lovely place to stay.

- Laura UK

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Media reviews

This is the place to stay at Edinburgh.
Very central, easy to access and extremely cozy. You will be satisfied and delighted in all aspects. We completely enjoyed our stay at Gatekeepers cottage. The rooms are clean, bright and airy. The kitchen is fully equipped and quite good. The house overall is kept very clean and nice.
The service provided by Edinburgh address is truly commendable. They were available always for anything to seek and discuss. People are real friendly and cooperative.

Naresh Kumar India

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