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Filters Cottage

Linlithgow, Edinburgh and Lothians
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Stone, single-storey period cottage for two full of charm and heritage
  • Meet the resident hens or sit in the pretty front garden to watch the world pass by
  • Enjoy a canal boat trip around the town or head straight to iconic The Falkirk Wheel
Property code: 81379

Charming period cottage perfect for a romantic getaway with wood burner for cosy nights in and wonderful countryside views toward the famous Forth Bridges, within easy reach of great local amenities.

Set within beautiful parkland known as Peel beside Linlithgow Loch, this stone single-storey cottage is perfect for a romantic break for two. Full of charm and heritage, guests are welcome to help feed and collect the hens eggs, with blackcurrants or gooseberries ripe for picking in the summer months. Within easy reach of the wonderful cities of Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow, enjoy the best of both worlds during your holiday.

Inside, period charm meets contemporary styling, with pretty floral textiles complementing warm wooden floors and cream walls creating a serene and welcoming interior. Light, with the illusion of space, the open-plan living space takes on a cosy and intimate feel when the wood burner is lit.

Enter this semi-detached cottage and step into the open-plan living space, the heart of the house. Cook up a storm in the kitchen and enjoy a romantic meal at the dining table, taking in the lovely countryside views over the garden. The comfortable sofa beckons you to relax in front of the wood burner for cosy nights in, glass of wine in hand and a movie on the TV. As the day draws to a close, retire to the bedroom, serene with cream walls and floral textiles. With direct access out to the rear garden, open the door to fall asleep with fresh air pouring in, and wake to the sound of birdsong.

Outside, the small and pretty front garden is busy with mature flowerbeds and potted plants, and a seating area for enjoying a morning coffee. The rear garden has views of the surrounding fields and a seating area just perfect for al fresco dining and lazy evening stargazing. There is ample off-road parking available.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request)
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Wood burner – first basket of logs included
  • TV/DVD player in the lounge
  • Guests are welcome to help feed and collect the hens' eggs and in the summer months pick a punnet of blackcurrants or gooseberries in the garden
  • Front and rear garden with seating areas
  • Regret no dogs
  • Half mile farm track road leading up to property
  • Ample private off-road parking available
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles with easy reach by car

This retreat is nestled in a beautiful rural area close to Beecraigs Country Park, a vast area of parkland, a fishing loch and visitor centre. Linlithgow (2 miles), famous for the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, has an amazing selection of eateries catering for all types of tastes and needs. Discover craft shops, independent retailers, gift shops and excellent leisure facilities. Enjoy a canal boat trip through the town or head straight to The Falkirk Wheel (12 miles) or the nearby Kelpies (12 miles). Historians will love visiting the stately Hopetoun House (12 miles), the gothic Dalmeny House (12.5 miles) and House of the Binns (6 miles). Edinburgh (19 miles), with its stunning architecture, endless winding streets and an awe-inspiring castle perched on a dormant volcano, is a wonder. Sightsee in the historic Old Town; take a themed tour and discover the many secrets of the city; and discover independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Family attractions include Jupiter Art Land (11 miles), a contemporary art park and gallery, showcasing outdoor work by leading sculpture and land artists; Dynamic Earth (21 miles), a state-of-the-art family attraction taking visitors through history from the Big Bang to modern-day; and Edinburgh Zoo (15 miles). Golfers have many courses to choose from, the closest being Linlithgow Golf Club (3 miles) and Bridgend and District Golf Club (3 miles). Find long flats and shingle at Cramond Beach (15 miles) and Silverknowes Beach (17 miles), with Portobello Beach (29 miles) offering a traditional day out along golden sands.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Sharon 16th July 2021

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Such an idealic location peaceful and quiet with a lovely view from back windows of outside cottage garden and hillside and beautiful cottage front garden too. Although a half mile drive on dirt track from country road to cottage this was not a problem for us. Everything you could possibly require was catered for. We both highly recommend this cottRead moreage for anyone wanting a get away retreat. Hide

Reviewed by Jan 9th July 2021

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A really lovely cottage sympathetically restored and well equipped with everything one would want or need for a self catering holiday. A peaceful and quiet location with great views of the surrounding countryside. Filters cottage is within easy reach of Linlithgow where friendly pubs and restaurants can be found. There is a regular train service toRead more Edinburgh making driving to this busy city unnecessary. Hide

Reviewed by Jean 25th June 2021

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Comfortable, warm and well equipped Nice touch with things like tea bags and sugar as well as home made shortbread on arrival We liked that we could walk and cycle from here as well as drive and park in town for free to then use canal to cycle to Falkirk wheel, a really nice journey with fab scenery, highland coos cooling down in water as well as pRead morelenty deer in fields Town of Linlithgow has fabulous butcher, lots of great tea rooms and charity shops and of course a beautiful palace Hide

Reviewed by Sheridan 11th June 2021

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A real home from home, lovely quite location, plenty to see and explore in the area, would definitely recommend and will be returning.

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From the isolated and peaceful Shetland Islands in the north to the thriving border towns and cities in the south, across wild mountains and serene lochs, and encompassing over 700 islands, Scotland’s rich and dramatic landscape simply must be seen to be appreciated. Scotland is home to the ten highest mountains in the UK – including Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak – and is bordered by three seas, offering epic scenery unlike any other you may have seen.

Whether you choose to explore the Highlands, lowlands or islands, lovers of the great outdoors will be thrilled by the stunning Scottish landscapes where some of the rarest UK wildlife can be glimpsed, including golden eagles, dolphins and whales. Take a road trip on the North Coast 500, Scotland’s version of Route 66, to experience the sheer beauty of the land’s wilderness or, as Scotland is the home of golf, either tee off at one of the 550 courses across parkland, heathland and links courses.

Scotland is also a land of unique culture where the people are renowned for their incredible warmth and hospitality. Experience the peaceful Isle of Lewis where Scots Gaelic is widely spoken, or immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen which are vibrant with thriving arts scenes, delicious restaurants and bustling nightlife. And no trip to Scotland is complete without exploring the castles and distilleries: learn about clan rivalries or bloody battles amongst 13th-century battlements or try a taste of Scotland itself during a tour of one of the 120 whisky distilleries. Pure Scottish culture in a glass.

With so many beautiful places to visit and things to experience, a break to Scotland should not be missed. Our fantastic Scottish holiday cottages will ensure a truly memorable getaway. Whether it’s a dog-friendly countryside cottage for two, or a vast and resplendent castle for the entire clan on a tranquil island, we have a holiday in Scotland to suit everyone.

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