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Family cottage in quiet city area


Family cottage in quiet city area

5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Hello, we are a green family of 3. When we are home we welcome other green travellers to stay with us in our simple little cottage built in 1890, which we are slowely renovating and filling with reclaimed, salvaged furniture, so this suits green travellers, outdoor folk and families.

From 4th August to 18th August the whole place is available whilst we are travelling; 2 doubles 1 childs bed and also a folding travel cot.


Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 toddler bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 11AM
Check out by 1PM


37 Reviews

Jamie & Mehak User Profile
Jamie & Mehak
October 2014
Ellie was very warm and friendly right from the time we got in and her daughter was very sweet and friendly too Our flight arrived later in the evening and she didn't mind our late arrival from the airport. Breakfast included yummy breads with jam or butter, oatmeal, and coffe…
Todd User Profile
August 2013
Ellie, Simon and little Sula were wonderful hosts!! The flat is very convenient to the bus and they always made time to answer questions on how to get places or where to go for things. Little Sula even made jelly bears and sang happy birthday to my sister. They are a great fami…
Diane User Profile
August 2013
We loved our stay in this cute flat tucked away with garden out front. It was a quiet refuge from the "Fringe Festival" for excellent nights of sleep. Breakfast and coffee were excellent and we felt so comfortable in Ellie & Sula's home. Thank you for all Ellie and best to you…
Sarah User Profile
August 2013
I had a wonderful time with Ellie, Simon, and little Sula. Both Ellie and Simon were easy to contact and very helpful with information, booklets, and maps about Leith/Edinburgh. I was there for the Festival Fringe, and it was very easy to get to the city centre via bus. (Make sur…
Cara User Profile
June 2013
Really fantastic stay with Ellie and her family. Access to a shared kitchen, toilet, bath, and living room (all clean and very comfortable), breakfast provided (fabulous bread and rolls!), and just a short walk to grocery stores/restaurants and buses that lead to the city center…
Kaleigh User Profile
April 2013
My stay with Ellie and her family was absolutely wonderful. I was travelling alone, so it was very nice to have a home base to come back to with a nice family feel to it. Ellie was very helpful with maps and such, and the room was very comfortable. There is a small (and absolute…
Bess User Profile
May 2015
We had a lovely stay with Ellie & Simon. Everything was as described. The bedroom is very cosy and comfortable, a very welcoming household. We would recommend to anyone traveling to Edinburgh.

Hosted by Ellie

Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in October 2012
Ellie User Profile
111 Reviews
5 References
I'm a busy green cycling parent! Most of the time I have stacks of energy and live life at speed! But at home with a little one around I am learning to slow down and try and just be! This is easy with good friends and guests around to share travel stories! My passions are low …
Languages: English, Français
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