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Goose Cottage

Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Goose Cottage is a delightful stone steading, situated in beautiful countryside within the heart of Central Scotland. This lovely cottage sits in a quiet converted steading and is only a short drive from shops and local restaurants. This is a fantastic location giving you wonderful countryside views but with easy access to public transport and motorways to explore further afield. Glasgow and Edinburgh can both be reached within a half hour drive. Stirling and Perthshire can be reached within an hour.

The cottage is attractively presented, with good attention to detail. The lounge and kitchen are open plan and boast a wood burning stove. The lounge has a comfortable leather sofa and two easy chairs. A picture window looks out into the west facing courtyard. The fully fitted kitchen is well equipped and provides access onto the private...
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Listing #HL166675
About the Owner
Lisa M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We stayed as a family of 4 at Goose Cottage for 2 weeks over Easter while visiting family locally. The house is clean, cosy, comfortable and in a perfect spot for peace and quiet but also to access Edinburgh, train stations, airport and local amenities....More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Kent_Traveller2014
Management response:Responded May 4, 2018

So great to hear that you enjoyed the cottage and the local surroundings ! We would be very glad to welcome you back anytime. Thanks for taking the time to review Goose Cottage. Lisa

Reviewed August 1, 2017

The instructions on location were very clear and helpful. Everything in cottage worked well. Spotlessly clean and conveniently located for airport Park and Ride and tram into Edinburgh. Thank you Lisa.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Susan W
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Reviewed October 27, 2015

Goose Cottage is a well-appointed cottage a bit south of Edinburgh, located in an area where it is easy and convenient to visit many wonderful sites, including Edinburgh, Stirling, Abbotsford, and even St. Andrews. The cottage itself is luxurious, clean, and comfortable. The beds are...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Celtaidd
Management response:Responded October 28, 2015

Thank you so much ! Really glad everything was as you wished. It was lovely to meet you both and I did enjoy our chat Jane. I do hope that the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable and you had a good journey...More

Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The property has electric heating and comprises:

Open plan lounge/dining/ kitchen
Lounge Area: With wood burning stove, Panasonic Viera 32' Free View TV, DVD player, BT Wifi, radio, selection of DVDs
Dining Area: With circular table (expandable to give more space) and 4 chairs
Kitchen Area: With electric oven and hob, Nespresso coffee machine & aerocinno, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

Shower Room: With large shower enclosure, WC and wash basin

First Floor
Bedroom 1: With king size Sealy bed
Bedroom 2: Two single Sealy beds (zip 'n' link which can be made up as superking if required).

Double duvets are 'all season' a selection of feather and non feather pillows are provided.
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 King
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We request a deposit of 20% of the value of your booking, the balance is payable 12 weeks in advance of the start of your booking. We are happy to accept a cheque or bank transfer. All payments should be in GBP sterling.
Any cancellation will be charged at full rate if cancellation is within 4 weeks of the start of your booking.

Guests cancelling up to 8 weeks before the start of the holiday will receive a refund of 50% of the balance payment.
Guests cancelling up to 4 weeks before the start of the holiday will receive a refund of 25% of the balance payment.
The booking deposit is always non-refundable.
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About the neighbourhood
The West Lothian region has numerous places of interest to visit, all within easy reach from Goose Cottage so you are sure to find something for everyone to enjoy. There are many areas of historical significance such as Cairnpapple, a prehistoric burial ground, and Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots which has a magnificent lochside location. Hopetoun House also deserves a mention as Scotland's finest stately home set in 150 acres of parkland. The local Country Parks offer great walks in lovely scenery. One of the best is Beecraigs which has a deer park, fishing loch, play park with separate toddler friendly area and extensive woodland. The Almond Valley Heritage Centre is a fantastic day out for the family with a farm, several outdoor and indoor play-areas, train... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 17.0 km
Railway: Uphall: 6.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 31.0 km
By Road
The cottage is easily reached as it is situated just a few miles from J3 on the M8. This is an ideal location to explore all areas of Scotland from.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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