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Loft bedroom. Cedar wood bed-head and along one side of bed.Bedroom at night.
Illuminated former nesting-boxes.
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Dovecot cottage 1600s, in private mature garden.

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Dovecot cottage 1600s, in private mature garden.

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great communication95% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.

17th century stone dovecot. Exclusive use. Two rooms plus bedroom in tower. Rustic-chic. Wooden beams and floors. Stunning, sophisticated, quirky and cosy. Cleverly designed. Small. Tranquil secluded garden terrace. Private no-cost parking. Pleasant 20 mins walk to the city centre mostly through parks. 6 mins by taxi.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor Fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM


187 Reviews

Anna User Profile
July 2018
Wonderful hidden gem in a beautiful area of Edinburgh. Perfect relaxing retreat. The cottage has been restored perfectly and is very charming, the small touches are all thought of. Just lovely!
Jean User Profile
July 2018
Dovecot cottage truly surpassed out expectations! Sarah is a wonderful host and has spared no expense when it comes to her lovely cottage. It is conveniently located near to many cafes, restaurants and shops as well as a short walk into the centre of Edinburgh and yet it’s on a …
Gemma User Profile
May 2018
Absolutely stunning place to stay. Immaculate and with lovely finishes. We came to Edinburgh to get married and can’t think of a nicer place to have started married life. The local area is lovely too, quiet as we had hoped for but very easy to get into the town. Perfect for a co…
Jacqueline User Profile
April 2018
Unique property designed with lots of imagination. Has everything you need. Very cosy and lived underfloor heating. Sarah was excellent host and gave us lots of local advice on arrival. Very peaceful location and weather was nice enough to sit outside in the pleasant garden. L…
Lauren User Profile
March 2018
Five star everything! Better than in the pictures! Can’t wait to come back.
David User Profile
March 2018
Loved it. Really nice place to stay in Edinburgh. Sarah was lovely and met us on arrival.
Amy User Profile
March 2018
This is a beautiful home; relaxed, cosy, exceptionally clean and well finished. All of the property has been renovated with such consideration and care. Sarah made us feel so welcome and had prepared some great information sheets that helped us feel right at home. The communic…

Hosted by Sarah

Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in January 2016
Sarah User Profile
187 Reviews
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Sarah is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Writer, painter, gardener. Unique historic house in secluded mature walled garden: "managed wild" horticultural style, with frogs, hedgehogs, woodpeckers and owls.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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