Its secluded garden is surrounded by beautiful accessible countryside and there is a nearby golf course. It is situated within 10 minutes' walk of the attractive village of Rosewell, and is only 2 miles from the Roslin Glen wildlife reserve. The famous Rosslyn Chapel with its elaborate and mysterious medieval carving (of interest to fans of 'The Da Vinci Code' by Dan Brown) is only 3 miles away.
For walkers, a cross-country footpath intersects with an ancient drove road at the house. For cyclists, the Dalkieth to Penicuik cycleway passes nearby. Other nearby facilities include riding stables, loch fishing and river fishing.
Parts of the house date back to about 1790, with thick sandstone walls, the remainder has been extended in sympathy to provide a spacious dwelling combining the character of the old with the comfort of the new. The garden is in harmony with nature and offers great privacy. Hard and soft fruits (raspberries, blackcurrants, brambles, cherries and apples) are available in season.
Living-room: A spacious room with a 3-seater sofa and comfortable arm-chairs around a large open fire; it has a dining area with a large picture window facing south over the garden. A colour Freeview television, satellite TV receiver, DVD player and VCR are provided plus a CD, tape, and FM radio player.
Bedrooms: The master bedroom is a large airy room with a double bed, and a baby's cot can be provided if required. The 'Stone Room' has bare sandstone on three walls and has twin single beds. It has a French window leading onto the garden. The walls of the 'Library' are lined with books; it is a snug room with a single bed.
The bathroom has a bath with a temperature-controlled shower, lavatory, washbasin and a lockable medicine cabinet. There is a well-equipped kitchen adjacent to the dining area with electric cooker, microwave oven, mixer, toaster and kettle. There is a utility area off the hall with automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. The central heating is oil-fired; otherwise everything is run by electricity. All rooms have double-glazing.
Off-road parking is provided. Access is possible for an assisted disabled person with limited mobility.
Low season rate £325 per week rising to £705 in high season. Short breaks available all year round based on the weekly rate as follows: 3 days = 60%; 4 days = 70%; 5 days = 80%; 6 days = 90%. For stays longer than 1 week add 15% per day. In high season, short break supplements apply for breaks that do not start or end on a Saturday.
Discounts for multiple weeks, 2nd week -5%; 3rd week -10%; 4th week -15%.
Low occupancy discounts based on number of unused beds: 5% per unused bed, (not high season).
Returning visitor discounts apply: 5% per week of prior stay to a maximum of 20%.
Discounts are cumulative to a maximum of 20%.
Discounts must be requested with the enquiry.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Getting there by railway: take the train to Edinburgh Waverley station, then the Lothian Buses 49 and alight at "St. Josephs", (on the outskirts of Rosewell). Walk away from Rosewell about 200 yds to the Park Neuk lane end, then down the lane about 400 yds.
Getting there by aeroplane: from Edinburgh Airport, take the airport shuttle to the city centre then the Lothian Buses 49 and alight at "St. Josephs", (near Rosewell). Walk away from Rosewell about 200 yds to the Park Neuk lane end, then down the lane about 400 yds.
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