16th Century Dovecot Cottage in Private Garden.

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Entire cottage hosted by Sarah

  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Free cancellation for 48 hours.

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In central Edinburgh yet tucked-away in a mature private garden, this quirky, sophisticated dovecot is stunning. Serene & secluded, it's quietly thrilling. Wooden stairs lead to a tiny bedroom in the tower, where cedar-wood, lit ancient dove-nesting boxes & a garden view surround a double bed.
Downstairs there is a sleek bathroom; a rustic-chic kitchen beneath mezzanine; a pull-out sofa-bed and a mysterious cavern can be glimpsed beneath a glass floor-panel.
It's a relaxing peaceful hideaway with a tranquil, scented garden terrace.
Heated floors. Central heating. Wood-burner. Private parking.
In central Edinburgh yet tucked-away in a mature private garden, this quirky, sophisticated dovecot is stunning. Serene & secluded, it's quietly thrilling. Wooden stairs lead to a tiny bedroom in the tower, where cedar-wood, lit ancient dove-nesting boxes & a garden view surround a double bed.
Downstairs there is a sleek bathroom; a rustic-chic kitchen beneath mezzanine; a pull-out sofa-bed and a mysterious cave…
“Architecturally fascinating ancient building sheltered in secret garden. Calm and comfortable.”
– Sarah, your host

Sleeping arrangements

7 nights in Edinburgh

Jan 10, 2023 - Jan 17, 2023

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Amenities

Everyday

Free parking on premises
Full kitchen
Washer
Wifi
TV
Bathroom essentials
Bedroom comforts
Coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron
Indoor fireplace
Room-darkening shades

4.98 out of 5 stars from 445 reviews

Location

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Within 5mins walk of the upmarket lively areas of Bruntsfield and Morningside where there are supermarkets, shops, restaurants and cool cafes. 20mins walk through park to the city centre. One parking space for an ordinary sized car. Long or high vehicles will not fit because is a very sharp left turn at the entrance and overhanging branches.

Distance from Edinburgh Airport

22 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by Sarah

  1. Joined in January 2016
  • 445 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Writer, painter, gardener. Unique historic house in secluded mature walled garden: "managed wild" horticultural style, with frogs, hedgehogs, woodpeckers and owls.

Co-hosts

  • Ron

During your stay

Your host will be on the property and available for anything you need during your stay.

Sarah is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour

Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy