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Lovely country cottage with loch and hill views

Peaceful garden
Very good
30 reviews
Peaceful garden
Enjoy the view
Enjoy a glass of wine
Aerial View
Cobbinshaw Loch
Pentland Hills
Comfortable Lounge
Twin Room
Twin Room
Double Room
Double Room
Well Equipped Kitchen
Dining Room
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland
Gairnshiel Cottage offers delightful recently refurbished holiday accommodation. It is situated between West Calder and Carnwath in the heart of the Scottish countryside but still within 40 minutes drive of two stunning cities – Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The views from the cottage are breathtaking: it has a wonderful position on the organic farm of South Cobbinshaw overlooking the Pentland Hills and Cobbinshaw Loch. The road leading to the cottage is a typical uneven farm track that crosses the loch via a causeway adding to the feeling of 'getting away from it all'. The 310 acre loch was built in 1818 to feed the Union Canal and was also used by passing steam trains to collect water. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSI) due to wintering wildfowl and is popular with anglers and birdwatchers.

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About the Owner, Lynda M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL124878
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Very good - based on 30 reviews
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Dutch first
English first
German first
English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

1 review
Reviewed 8 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Beautiful cottage in an amazing location, having breakfast on the terrace outside overlooking the moorland was fantastic.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage has been furnished to a high standard and has an enclosed garden with a decked seating area with views over open fields towards the Pentland Hills. The galleried entrance hall and Shaker-style kitchen have flagstone floors and the kitchen has access to the back garden. The kitchen itself is equipped with everything you need for your stay including fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fan oven and hob. The sitting room has a solid wood floor and includes a wood burning stove, colour TV, free view, DVD and video. The separate dining room, also with a solid wood floor, has a table to seat 6+. Upstairs there are 2 beautifully decorated bedrooms one with a king-size bed and the other with twin beds. The bathroom has a white bathroom suite with a Victorian-style s... more
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
RM 553
RM 553
RM 2,739
17 Mar 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
March to June 2018
4 nights
RM 498
RM 2,545
2 Jun 2018 -
15 Jun 2018
June 2018
3 nights
RM 470
RM 2,351
16 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
June 2018
5 nights
RM 609
RM 3,043
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: RM 553 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short stays of minimum 3 nights are available at certain times of year. Please enquire. Electricity (within reason), bed linen and towels are all included. Oil for the heating is charged at cost. In the bathroom you'll find soap, shampoo, bath and shower gel. Pets by prior arrangement (downstairs only) and are charged at £25 each. Payment: 50% at time of booking and the remainder 5 weeks prior to arrival
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About the neighbourhood
LIVINGSTON DESIGNER OUTLET You will find your personal shopping paradise at Livingston Designer Outlet, Scotland's largest designer outlet. There are over 100 famous brands under one roof — all with up to 60% off. Our 'Cathedral Mall' is the brainchild of architect Don Hisaka, with its opulent glass roof inspired by London's Crystal Palace.

THE UNION CANAL Work on the canal was started in March 1818 and continued night and day until it opened in May 1822 at a cost of £290,000. It is 31.5 miles long and linked to the Forth and Clyde Canal at Falkirk. It closed to commercial traffic in 1933. The Millennium Link project has restored the canals from the Forth to the Clyde. The unique Falkirk Wheel has now replaced the previous connecting locks. Cruise the calm and peaceful Uni...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 25.0 km
Railway: West Calder: 8.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 45.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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