Green Craig, Aberlady, East Lothian - Close to Edinburgh
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Aberlady house description
Green Craig is situated on the beautiful coast of East Lothian famous for its links golf courses. It is the perfect base for groups to enjoy the famous links courses of Muirfield, North Berwick West, Gullane, Dunbar and the oldest course in the world at Musselburgh. Just 40 minutes from the Edinburgh airport and 35 minutes drive from the centre of the city.
The house is 5 star and offers the best in accommodation for up to 14 guests.
Green Craig is on its own private 50 acre woodland estate with a 1/2 mile drive from the main road and 1 mile west from the pretty coastal and historic village of Aberlady. Built for the Earl of Wemyss as a beach lodge, the house has direct access onto the shore and beach. Green Craig is surounded with lawns, gardens and terraces. Ideal for families with lots to do in the area, the Scottish Seabird Centre, The Museum of Flight with the Concord Experience, Myreton Motor Museum and the Glenkinchie Distillery all with in easy reach. East Lothian has a colourful history with many historic castles and houses to explore. The famous Bass Rock lies just off North Berwick and boat trips can be taken from the harbour to view this amazing bird sanctuary.
Edinburgh is visable from the house with its unmistakable skyline of hills and Castle. Two miles from the house is a train station which in 20 minutes will have you in the centre of Edinburgh.
Green Craig is the perfect base for families and friends to enjoy the pleasures of East Lothian and beyond.
The house is decorated to the highest of standards with cashmeres, wools and tweeds featured thoughout. All six bedrooms are tailored for comfort and all have stunning sea views, beds can be either kingsize or twin and three rooms also feature day beds to recline and enjoy the vistas.
Downstairs - there is a large sitting room with views acrcoss the sea to Edinburgh, sit in front of the log fire and relax. There is a guest office with comupter and printer available 24/7 and wi fi. Our dining room is elegant with mahogany floors, panelled walls and a Robert Adam marble fireplace. The dining table can seat 12 very comfortably.
We can also supply breakfast and dinner, daily maid and laundry service if required.
Golf tee times and restaurant reservations can also be made on your behalf. Transport can also be arranged either hire cars or a driver.
Enjoy the chipping lawns at the front door - arrange for the Pro from Craigielaw Golf Club, our neighbour to come over and give you a lesson.
Otherwise, pull up a seat, enjoy a malt and just watch the sun going down over the sea.
Keywords: 5 star large house on the beach with stunning views to Edinburgh and beyond.
Perfect base for golf and family fun.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Pets Considered:
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14
Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms
- 6 1 downstairs toilet
Kitchen & Dining
- Catering Available:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Child's Highchair
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Wood Fireplace
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Wireless Internet:
- Computer Available
- Broadband Access
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Deck / Patio
- Tourist Attractions
- Sports & Activities
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Beach View
- Golf Course View
- Ocean View
- Golf Course Front
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Surf Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
ReviewsWrite a review
This residence has a perfect location. We were after seclusion and comfort and we found it. Approaching the residence you drive through a few acres of trees, and at the end of the road, the estate becomes visible. You have complete privacy and yet are very close to everything you need. Fleur was a big help and was in contact whenever we needed something. Would we stay again? Absolutely yes!
- Guest william (riverside, california U.S.A.)
- Date of stay 06/22/13
- Review Submitted 07/02/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children.
family of 7
family of 7
Green Craig more than exceeded our expectations in every way. From the very prompt responses and advise from Fleur, to the very quiet and well appointed bedrooms ,to the gorgeous views of the Firth of Fourth, to the warm fire set and ready on our arrival, this was the perfect house for a family gathering in Scotland. And oh yes, if you are a golfer you could not be in a better location.
- Guest sally t.
- Date of stay 09/13/12
- Review Submitted 09/27/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, pet owners, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, families with young children.
A welcome traveler
A welcome traveler
We spent our 35th wedding anniversary at Green Craig. What a relaxing place this was for our first visit to Scotland. Fleur the manager of the property was extremely helpful with the arrangements. She took care of the car rental and the transfers to and from the airport. The photos are accurate and the grounds were spectacular. Take advantage of the small restaurant Ducks in Aberlady. It is a short distance away from the home and have excellent food and the staff were exceptional. We were able to take advantage of a tip Fleur gave us on a stable that provided us with a wonderful ride along the beach overlooking Bass Rock. One of the nicest features about the location was its proximity to the train station in Longniddry, which was approximately 2 miles from the house. We were able to catch the train to Edinburgh, which arrived downtown without the hassle of taking the vehicle and trying to find parking. The home was so welcoming after a long day of touring and we would love to return one day.
- Guest B&B (Nashville, T.N.)
- Date of stay 09/01/12
- Review Submitted 09/23/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers.
High Season £3000.00 1st May - 31st August June £3500.00 Mid Season £2600.00 - 1st March - 30th April ; 1st September - 31st October Low Season £2100 - 5th January - 28th February; 1st November - 21st December The rates above are for exclusive use of Green Craig on a self catering basis 2013 Up to a 3 nights stay: High £2100.00 Christmas week - £3600.00 Mid £1700.00 New year week - £4750.00 4 nights £3600.00 Low £1600.00 All prices are for exclusive use for self catering
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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- Nearest Airport: Edinburgh at 25 Miles
- Nearest Train: Longniddry at 2 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: A1 at 5 Miles
- Nearest Beach: In front of House! at 20 Metres
- Nearest Barpub: Craigielaw Golf Club House at 1000 Metres
- Nearest Golf: End of our drive! at 20 Metres
- Nearest Restaurant: Aberlady at 1 Miles
Year Purchased: 2005
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