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Goose Cottage

Goose Cottage
15 reviews
Goose Cottage
Living / dining area with arched window facing West
Second bedroom
Living / dining area
Living / dining area with window to private garden
Living / dining area
Woodburning stove
Main bedroom
Shower room
Private enclosed garden
Goose cottage from garden
Views to Edinburgh from both bedrooms
Private enclosed garden
Fields surrounding the steading
Fire guard for young children on request
Winter 2010 in the surrounding countryside
View from the bedrooms in winter
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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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About the Owner, Lisa M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL166675
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Susan W
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2017 for a stay in July 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.

Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 for a stay in September 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 especially wonderful, and my husband and I slept really well the whole week we were...

Management response:

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 back to Michigan. I also hope you will both come and visit Goose Cottage again....


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Reviewed 13 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We have had a lovely time visiting Scotland for the first time with the family. We chose this cottage for its location and transport links and were not disappointed. On arrival we found home made scones and jam and Lisa had very kindly seen our Tesco shop in and had put everything away. The cottage itself was spotlessly clean and...

Management response:

Thank you for your review ! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in the cottage and were satisfied with everything. It was amazing what you packed into your visit to Scotland in one week ! I hope that you will consider visiting again in the future.


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  • 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.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    1 Super King
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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 Per week
Default 7 nights
5 Jan 2018 -
29 Mar 2018
7 nights
30 Mar 2018 -
19 Apr 2018
7 nights
20 Apr 2018 -
17 May 2018
7 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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
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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