Muirpark is beautiful spacious 3 bedroom holiday house which has been recently renovated to a high standard. The property is located in the village of Eskbank, close to Edinburgh -- just a 20 minute drive to the city centre. There are also several buses and a train service to Edinburgh City Centre within 5 minutes' walk. It is also just 10 minutes from the famous Rosslyn Chapel, well known to Da Vinci fans.
The property includes LIving room, Morning (dining) room, kitchen and garden with a deck and seating for eight.
Both bedrooms on the first floor both have a SuperKing bed which can be unzipped to create 2 single beds iinstead. For this there must be a special request in advance.
The downstairs bedroom has a 160cm double bed.
The sitting room has a traditionally-styled gas fireplace and gorgeous new wood floor plus a large oriental rug, Two comfortable sofas, two tub chairs and several footstools provide a comfortable setting to enjoy the 40" HD Tv with SKY and Netflix, and the coffee table holds a selection of cards and board games.
The morning room is the perfect place to enjoy dining for up to 8 guests. This room has a wonderful stained-glass window and 3 large velux windows which flood this room with light . Perfect for relaxing in or entertaining any time of the day. There is a large comfortable sofa and books in the tall cabinet, making this a good place to get comfortable at any time of day. A particular feature are the large french windows leading out from this room to the private garden and decking.
The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances including a washing machine, condenser tumble dryer, dishwasher, large fridge, freezer, 6-ring gas hob and two extra-width ovens, microwave, kettle, toaster and wall-mounted TV
The ground floor bathroom has a roll-top bath and a separate shower cabinet (fitted with grab rails), wash hand basin and w/c.
On the first floor there is a full bathroom with bath and electric shower plus wash hand basin and w/c.
The secure private back garden has a decked area with a table, 8 chairs and a garden bench. Ideal for outside dining or just relaxing with your favourite tipple. There is also a Weber BBQ (full sized) and bbq tools for your use
Muirpark is in a perfect spot for easy access to Edinburgh or along the East Coast. 250m away is a large Tesco supermarket which is open 24hrs every day. Next to this Tesco are 4 bus stops which all go into Edinburgh, taking about 30 minutes to the centre.
Just past the 4 bus stops is the new local railway station with very regulair trains down to the borders region or directly into Edinburgh city centre - journey time to Waverley Staion (Princes Street) is 18-20 minutes.
There is a pub just 400m away called the Justin Lees, serving excellent food, and several more excellent restaurants and dining pubs within 3 minutes by car.
The fabulous beach at Fisherrow sands is a large bay situated in Musselburgh, a few miles east of Edinburgh. The beach has a tidal harbour and is at the mouth of the river Esk - .It's only 4 1/2 miles away and well worth a visit
Central heating, electricity, bed linen, and towels are all included in the rental.
To make a booking you can book directly through our website its safe and secure. All you need to do is select your dates and the number of guests. The price will be calculated for you . You will then be required to pay a minimum of £150.00 as part payment , this is non refundable in the event of a cancellation. Then , thirty days prior to your arrival date the balance will be payable plus a refundable damage deposit of £150.00. Your refundable damage deposit will be held until you depart and then automatically refunded back onto your card within the week after you depart
Sky TV and unlimited WiFi
Both bathrooms have bath and shower
The downstairs double bedroom is ideal for elderly or moderately disabled adults, and is next door to the bathroom. In this bathroom there is a shower cabinet with grab rails.
The house is close to a train station and bus services to Edinburgh City Centre.
300m from the house is a large 24-hour Tesco supermarket, open every day, which is very handy but discreet.
On the ground floor there is a spacious bedroom with double bed (160cm).
And on the first floor, both bedrooms have zip-up beds which are usually set up as SuperKing (180cm) doubles, but can be set up as single beds only upon special request in advance.
3 double Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms (both with bath and shower)
Morning room with dining table and 8 chairs
Muirpark is a detached Victorian House on two levels, built of stone in 1880. There is parking for one car in the driveway and one or two more on the road in front (there are no parking restrictions).
The garden is enclosed by gates at both access points and is adequate for children to play and be overseen from the kitchen or morning room windows. If young children are in the garden please check the wrought-iron gate has not been left unlocked by a previous visitor.
The ground floor is ideal for easy access. From the driveway or garden there is a level surface suitable for a wheelchair, with a 10cm (4") threshold at the front door. Thereafter the ground floor is level so a wheelchair can move around the living room, downstairs bedroom, downstairs bathroom, kitchen and morning (dining) room.
The cabinet shower downstairs is fitted with two grab rails and there is a shower stool for visitors use.
Fro m Edinburgh Airport Using public transport there are two ways to come from the airport to Waverley Station
1. Take the "Airport Express" shuttle bus to Waverley Bridge, in front of the train station.
2. Take the tram, which will be longer as it has more stops and serves some of the retail/office areas on the way.
In both cases you just buy your tickets as you get on the bus or tram.
Then from Waverley Station take the "Borders Railway" and the Eskbank stop is the 4th stop from Waverley. When you get off at the platform walk over the footbridge and it brings you in front of the 24/7 Tesco supermarket. To get to Muirpark just walk in front of Tesco and follow the pavement as it goes left then right onto a tarmac pathway. This takes you to the road (just 150m) where you turn right and after 50m Muirpark is the road on your right.
Walk along Muirpark to the first corner and the house is on your left.
Train timetables for Eskbank to/from Wavereley are at
One private parking bay in the recessed space, Free on street parking
You will be asked to check-out before10:00
Great house with everything you need. Lovely location and easy to reach places.
Colin, from Oxford
- 03 Jun 2017Muirpark Anonymous guest
Fantastic "home from home" with every detail thought of and providing for all our needs. The proximity to Tescos was a real bonus! Great accessibility for Edinburgh and beyond. We will be back, many thanks, Sue.
(from Derby with visitors from Montreal)
- 18 May 2017Muirpark Anonymous guest
Great place to stay, love the house! Very convenient for our holiday. Will definitely use again.
- 27 Aug 2016Muirpark Anonymous guest
Our family had a wonderful stay in this lovely home! Could not have asked for a better place to meet with our Scottish family
Sherrie from Washington DC
- 19 Aug 2016Muirpark Anonymous guest
My family would like to thank you. This is a lovely, warm and accommodating home, and we hope in future situations to return again.
- 04 Dec 2015Muirpark Anonymous guest