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Family cottage in quiet city area

Ellie User Profile

Family cottage in quiet city area

5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Hello, we are a green family of 3. When we are home we welcome other green travellers to stay with us in our simple little cottage built in 1890, which we are slowely renovating and filling with reclaimed, salvaged furniture, so this suits green travellers, outdoor folk and families.

From 4th August to 18th August the whole place is available whilst we are travelling; 2 doubles 1 childs bed and also a folding travel cot.


Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 toddler bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 11AM
Check out by 1PM


37 Reviews

Allan User Profile
May 2014
Ellie, Simon, and Sula were very kind and friendly. The house was clean and cozy, plus the neighbourhood was very close to a bus route. I was very delighted with my stay!
Laura User Profile
September 2013
Paul and I had a great time at Ellie's place. Her and her husband were very welcoming, interesting and generous (and their daughter is adorable!). They had lots on interesting stories to share, tips about the city, and there was a great breakfast spread :)
Bess User Profile
May 2015
We had a lovely stay with Ellie & Simon. Everything was as described. The bedroom is very cosy and comfortable, a very welcoming household. We would recommend to anyone traveling to Edinburgh.
Jose User Profile
April 2015
Ellie's family is lovely! We wish we could have stayed longer to talk with them more, they always where there for our questions to help us and guide us through edimburg. Their house is very cozy, we felt just as home. Their breakfast supplies were great specially the ginger jam a…
Mingchuan User Profile
November 2014
The host are very helpful to us, their four years girl are very lovely too.
Jamie & Mehak User Profile
Jamie & Mehak
October 2014
Ellie was very warm and friendly right from the time we got in and her daughter was very sweet and friendly too Our flight arrived later in the evening and she didn't mind our late arrival from the airport. Breakfast included yummy breads with jam or butter, oatmeal, and coffe…
Jessica User Profile
October 2014
I had great time with Ellies family, they are very nice to be around and I liked my room! I loved chatting about environment friendly things and the house is very cosy. I can recommend the place to everyone and especially if you like living more organic and like playing with kids…

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Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in October 2012
Ellie User Profile
118 Reviews
5 References
I'm a busy green cycling parent! Most of the time I have stacks of energy and live life at speed! But at home with a little one around I am learning to slow down and try and just be! This is easy with good friends and guests around to share travel stories! My passions are low …
Languages: English, Français
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