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Enchanting 16th Century Dovecot Cottage in Private Garden.
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ENTIRE COTTAGE IN EDINBURGH

Enchanting 16th Century Dovecot Cottage in Private Garden.

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Historic stone dovecot. Illuminated ancient pigeon nesting-boxes. Serene rustic-chic. Heated floors. Stunning, quirky & sophisticated. Quietly thrilling. Tiny bedroom in tower with double bed & garden view. Pull-out sofa-bed downstairs (115cms w. mattress). Ground floor bathroom. Bespoke kitchen beneath mezzanine. Counter-tops of slabs of tree that once grew in the garden. Lit cavern under sturdy glass floor-panel. Tranquil private scented garden terrace. Skilfully designed, this is a bright captivating little treasure. Central heating. Wood-burner. CCTV. Free parking. 20mins walk to centre.
“Architecturally fascinating ancient building. Unique hidden gem. Relax in calm comfort. Just joy.”
Hosted by Sarah
“Architecturally fascinating ancient building. Unique hidden gem. Relax in calm comfort. Just joy.”
Hosted by Sarah
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Historic stone dovecot. Illuminated ancient pigeon nesting-boxes. Serene rustic-chic. Heated floors. Stunning, quirky & sophisticated. Quietly thrilling. Tiny bedroom in tower with double bed & garden view. Pull-out sofa-bed downstairs (115cms w. mattress). Ground floor bathroom. Bespoke kitchen beneath mezzanine. Counter-tops of slabs of tree that once grew in the garden. Lit cavern under sturdy glass floor-panel. Tranquil private scented garden terrace. Skilfully designed, this is a bright captivating little treasure. Central heating. Wood-burner. CCTV. Free parking. 20mins walk to centre.

From your host

“Architecturally fascinating ancient building. Unique hidden gem. Relax in calm comfort. Just joy.”
Hosted by Sarah
“Architecturally fascinating ancient building. Unique hidden gem. Relax in calm comfort. Just joy.”
Hosted by Sarah

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Living room
Full kitchen
BedroomDouble bed
Full bathroom

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Full bathroom
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Location

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Reviews

Brandan
Brandan
12 days ago
This is one of those places you can’t believe exists and are truly thankful you were able to spend time at. It’s an amazing piece of history that Sarah has spent time updating to all the modern comforts. We felt so at home and wished we could’ve…
William
William
14 days ago
This is a special location and truly unique cottage. It is secluded, but not too far from any sights or excitement you could want. The old dovecot has been thoughtfully repurposed into a space that artfully combines the historical nature of the…
Monnie
Monnie
16 days ago
The Dovecot cottage was very original and cozy! The lighting was exceptional to highlight the structure and the area was nice and quiet. Ron gave us a warm welcome and Sarah gave us a nice sendoff. We would highly recommend this unique experience in…
Justin
Justin
22 days ago
This cottage is a dream! Can’t believe it’s in walking distance of the city and yet feels like a rural escape! We loved the gardens, fresh raspberries growing, and the aesthetics of this historic cottage!
Kayden
Kayden
24 days ago
The Dovecot is an absolute dream place. We enjoyed our stay very much and it was worth every penny. The only problem was we wish we could have stayed longer! Sarah was a good host and provided us with a wealth of information about the area.
Laurie
Laurie
a month ago
The Dovecot was delightful! Sarah was a wonderful host and she thought of everything. The place was comfortable and so clean. But more then anything it was so unique it felt like we were in a fairytale cottage! The gardens were beautiful and the…

Meet your hosts

Sarah User Profile
Hi, Iʼm Sarah
Writer, painter, gardener. Unique historic house in secluded mature walled garden: "managed wild" horticultural style, with frogs,…
Interaction with guests
Your host will be on the property and available for anything you need during your stay.
Co-host
Ron
Ron
Joined in September 2013
Joined in January 2016
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Sarah User Profile
Hi, Iʼm Sarah
Writer, painter, gardener. Unique historic house in secluded mature walled garden: "managed wild" horticultural style, with frogs,…
Interaction with guests
Your host will be on the property and available for anything you need during your stay.
Co-host
Ron
Ron
Joined in September 2013
Joined in January 2016
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

House Rules

The host has set some house rules, which you’ll be asked to agree to when you book.
  • Check-in: 2PM - 9PM
  • Checkout: 11AM

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