100+ Year old traditional sandstone holiday cottage, near Edinburgh, Scotland. Conservatory, garden and woodland. Sleeps 4 (2 adults + 2 children) + cot, in 2 bedrooms. Very well equipped , self catering holiday home. Comfortable, relaxing, clean, inviting & welcoming accommodation. Single person, family, child, toddler & baby friendly. Cot, high chair, baby equipment. Indoor games. Log burning stove. Wi Fi/broadband. Well equipped kitchen, large living room, Shower over bath. View of 3 Forth Bridges and fields. Parking. Lovely enclosed back garden, with B.B.Q, croquet, garden furniture for four & 2 steamer loungers. Leads to 15 acres of our own woodland, wander freely at your own risk, please take care and accompany children ( small stream, etc.). Some ancient woodland and meadowland with many rustic walks. Nesting birds, including peregrine falcon, pheasant, buzzard. Roe deer, badger, hares, butterflies, flora. Bluebells are pretty in May, wild orchids. June to August thousands of ferns & Meadowsweet. Acres of space & attractions. Your children can learn about nature. Edinburgh is only 20 minutes (10 miles) and is easy by car, bus or train. The ancient Burgh of Inverkeithing is one mile away, with good train & bus links, Park & Ride, bank, small shops, post office, library, take away food, phone box. Dunfermline, Stirling, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, St. Andrews, Pitlochry, Trossachs National Park, Loch Ness, fishing villages, etc. are nearby. Local golf, falconry, riding, walking, cycling, castles, coastal areas, shopping, eating, distilleries. Skiing at Glenshee, etc. Cycle track a few metres from the cottage. A great area with plenty to do for all ages. Childrens' park, beautiful blue flag beaches, sea and boat rides nearby. Plenty golf courses, some with spectacular coastal views. Great touring, historical buildings. Lovely coastal & fishing villages. Ideal also as a winter holiday getting to know Edinburgh. Individual, not buy to let. Indoor entertainment. 24 hour call for maintenance. Owners keen to make your holiday enjoyable. Lots of local information supplied, including links to local supermarket & attractions, on your email booking information. 2 miles to Farm with real bread, cakes, scones, free range hens, local potatoes. It's lovely, do come to stay. A welcome home from home, with extra touches. Distinctive features: We have a keen interest in repairing & decorating & are constantly making improvements & restoration ( i.e. original wooden doors & some floorboards, etc.) indoor feature shelves, facings, garden furniture from local dead trees. Events. Recycling: SPORTS & EVENTS:- Edinburgh festivals -science, film, book, music, tattoo, fringe. Royal Highland show, Knockhill motor racing circuit. Homecoming Scotland, September open door historic buildings. It's a good place for holidays, most hobbies, personal development & learning experiences. Great cities, countryside, heritage, history, parks, botanical gardens, shopping, golf, falconry & leisure centres, riding stables, Falkirk wheel (canal boat). Book for 2 weeks or more, there's so much to do. RECYCLING:-Please ask if you wish more details but basically we have separate containers for bottles, plastics, paper and general rubbish. What doesn't get re-used ( i.e. tins for pigments, oils & paints for maintenance around the cottages, newspaper for starting the wood stove & logs from dead trees in our woodland) is taken to recycle. Inspected and approved by Alistair Sawdays. Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday arrivals are given preference but other arrival days would be considered.