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Head Gardeners Cottage, Dunbar, East Lothian

Head Gardeners Cottage
Very good
4 reviews
Head Gardeners Cottage
The driveway leading to the Head Gardeners Cottage
The entrance leading to the Cottage
Head Gardeners Cottage Drive
Double Bedroom
Kitchen with Gas Aga cooker
Reception Room
Master Suite with Sleigh Bed
Ensuite Bathroom with Slipper Bath
Dining Room
Double Bedroom
Twin Room
Second Bathroom
The side of the Cottage showing the new 7 person Hot Tub
The 7 person Hot Tub
Estate Grounds
View onto adjoining Golf Course
The Lake at Broxmouth Estate
Broxmouth Grounds
Swans on the Lake
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Set within the extensive grounds of Broxmouth Park, the Head Gardener's Luxury Holiday Cottage provides opulent holiday accommodation in exclusive surroundings. With four bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people (in addition the master bedroom has a sofa bed which can be requested on booking) the recently re-designed cottage is well equipped and furnished to a very high standard. With one hundred and fifty acres of unspoiled landscape, Head Gardener's Cottage provides a perfect holiday location.

Broxmouth is only a stones throw from the beach, there are several golf courses within the local area, a swimming pool with it's own wave machine, leisure facilities and highly acclaimed restaurants, bars and shops. The coastal region also provides numerous walkways, coastal paths and opportunities for surfers, body boards and snorkelers alik...
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About the Owner, Simon Flame S
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 89 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 4.1 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL278283
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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We arrived at the estate past the gatehouse in beautiful sunshine and the Gardeners Cottage exceeded our expectations! Outside the lawns were well maintained and the large hot tub was ready for immediate use. The cottage itself is deceptively spacious with a high end well equipped kitchen. Definately bespoke and complimentary to the rest of the cottage. Decor and furnishings...

Management response:

Dear Trish Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is always super to get such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon hopefully. Kind regards Susan


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Reviewed 5 June 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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Some serious issues We found the property to be big and spacious and well heated. The estate lends itself to good walks in a nice general location whilst giving very good potential access to beaches and of course there is the proximity to Edinburgh. The property appeared charming and tranquil. There were however some issues with the management and maintenance...

Management response:

Dear TripAdvisor Member Thank you for your review. We are always happy to receive constructive criticism if it is justified. I think whilst some of the points you raised were valid and some, including the general tone of the review, were completely unfounded. The Cottage is rented for many weeks each year and we receive a great deal of positive...


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Claire D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 for a stay in November 2015
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I booked this house last minute for me and my toddler and four friends. it looked good in the pictures, but in real life it was even better! From the moment we drove in to the estate, it was a magical atmosphere and the house was all warm and cosy on our arrival. I say house as its a lot...

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Dear Claire, we are thrilled that you had such a lovely time at the Head Gardeners Cottage. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We would love to welcome you back. Kind regards Susan


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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7 Jul 2017 -
29 Aug 2017
Peak Season
2 nights
30 Aug 2017 -
14 Sep 2017
High Season
2 nights
15 Sep 2017 -
12 Oct 2017
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About the neighbourhood
For golf lovers there are two local golf courses within Dunbar, one bordering the Broxmouth estate. Dunbar is well known as a holiday centre and plays host to many visitors throughout the year. Dunbar is also famous for being one of the sunniest places in Scotland.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 60.0 km
Railway: Dunbar: 3.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 65.0 km
Head Gardeners Cottage at the Broxmouth Park estate is situated at the foot of the Lammemuir Hills on the A1087 road, 1.25 miles (2km) to the east of Dunbar, East Lothian in Scotland.<BR><BR>The estate is easily accessible by road, rail and air and lies 35 miles (58km) from Edinburgh and 70 miles (120km) from New-castle upon Tyne.<BR><BR>By Road<BR><BR>From Edinburgh, take the A1 to Dunbar. Exit the A1 at the brown East Lothian Tourist Trail sign. Continue for 200 metres and turn right into the driveway between the large curved walls with pillars. (Drive time approximately 40 minutes).<BR><BR>By Rail<BR><BR>Dunbar station is less than one mile away and enjoys a direct connection with London King’s Cross Station. A frequent train s... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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