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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Situated right on the seafront, a short walk to the town centre. You have the two upper floors of a Victorian Villa to call home for the duration of your stay in North Berwick.
You'll instantly feel at home in this comfortable well equipped house combined with spectacular views and proximity to the beach, town centre and local facilities.
Why not enjoy a relaxing break before the school holidays to take advantage of the best rates! Just give me a call or drop a line to get the best price for a short break or longer stay.

Local Highlights
East Lothian is the sunniest and the driest area of Scotland, and the mild climate in this sheltered corner of the country makes it a popular year-round holiday destination.
The coastline is punctuated with places of interest, including castles at Tantallon and Dirleton dating back to the 13th century. The area's many other attractions include beaches, historic homes and ancient monuments, good walking and cycling routes, and the best collection of golf courses to be found anywhere.
For those who like exploring our past, the Iron Age sites at Chester's Hill Fort and Traprain Law are worth a visit, and the county's interior is dotted with delightful villages where you can stop for refreshment at the many pubs and coffee shops.
The Bass Rock, 2 km offshore, is home to one of the world's largest gannet colonies and dominates the sea view from North Berwick, whilst Aberlady Bay (the UK's first local nature reserve) hosts thousands of migrating birds each autumn.
Edinburgh is just half an hour away by train. Scotland's capital city offers many attractions, but is at it's busiest for three weeks every August during the Edinburgh International Festival, North Berwick also joins in with a Fringe by the Sea festival just minutes from our front door.
The North Berwick area
North Berwick is a thriving coastal town with a long and colourful history. The growth of the 'Royal Burgh' is closely linked to the establishment of the railway line in the late 19th century, a time when North Berwick was a fashionable destination for the well to do in society, and became known as the 'Biarritz of the north'.
These days the town is home to a population of around 7,000 and is one of six main towns in East Lothian. Local infrastructure includes a high school, sports centre and swimming pool, health centre, shops, banks, pubs, restaurants, etc. There are golf, rugby, sailing and tennis clubs, and many other tourist attractions. Excellent transport links mean Edinburgh is easily accessible by road or rail.
Local attractions include Tantallon and Dirleton Castles, the Museum of Flight, Glenkinchie Disitillery, and the Scottish Seabird Centre. Boat trips to the Bass Rock and other islands are available from the old harbour in summer months.
At the heart of Edinburgh's golf coast, North Berwick is home to the West Links, the oldest piece of golfing land outside St Andrews and one of the finest courses to be found anywhere. Muirfield, Gullane, Dunbar, and the new courses at Archerfield and Renaissance are all just a short drive away.
For those who simply want to relax and unwind, there are miles of beautiful sandy beaches, good places to walk or cycle, and friendly pubs and restaurants.
Local annual events include:
- The Loony Dook (1st Jan, 2012) - watch 100's of crazy people get cold and wet in the sea !
- North Berwick Highland Games (2th Aug, 2014)
- The Fringe by the Sea (6th-12th Aug, 2014)
- Frequent Golf, Tennis and Sailing championships

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 20 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The property is spread over two levels there are lots of stairs, there are bedrooms and bathroom on both floors and wonderful views on both floors too....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    can be double or twin room...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    can be double or twin room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    can be double or twin room...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    double bed can reduced to single size...moreless

  • The beds in the 3 larger rooms are all 'link and zip' this means that they can be either king/super king size beds or single beds depending on your requirements. The Single room also has the possibility of being pulled out to make a cosy double bed. If you have an extra guest or two you are also welcome to use the sofa bed in the sitting room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • There is a bathroom on each floor of the property. The upper floor has a luxury bathroom with separate shower cubicle. Towel radiators in both bathrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • As the property is on the 1st and 2nd floors of a sea front villa, it does mean that the views are wonderful and uninterrupted, but it also means that there are quite a lot of stairs: so for those with very young children we have stair gates available. We would also like to point out that it may not be best suited to those with mobility issues. We like to welcome you with a taste of products from the local area. You will find enough of everything to get you well started on your vacation, from coffee and tea to soap and laundry products. Here are a few comments from guests that stayed at Craigard this year: May2012 'Great weekend visit. House location is first class as are the facilities in the house. Will most certainly recommend this house to our friends' The Mcleans, Ross's and Slaters July 2012 'We would have paid for the views alone! Lovely feel to the house, spotlesslesly clean and great attention to detail, we feel we had a long relaxing holiday even though its only been a few days. Good Luck with the venture!' J Hunter and family July 2012 'Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.Very well equipped flat. Girls enjoyed the DVDs-nice touch- as well welcome pack. Great Location. We will definately be back. Many thanks' The Johnstone family July 2012 We arrived in a rain storm and woke up in brilliant sunshine. The sea views are magnificient. Very relaxing!The flat was extreely comfortable and the beds extremely so Many thanks Alice Clegg July /August 'Thank You Really fantastic comfortable house. The views oo la la! The beds OMG The weather has been great, lots of beaches around north berwick, North Berwick beach the best.' The Buckley Connollys August 2012 'fantastic time just a shame we couldnt have stayed longer. Fantastic house and would love to come back, The Clarksons' ...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    5 burner hob, range oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony

Building Type

  • House

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced


Write a review 4.6
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn 2016
Sep 10 - Dec 23, 2016
2 night min stay
New Year 2016/17
Dec 29 - Jan 6, 2017
4 night min stay
Spring 2017
Jan 7 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $24 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


All costs are included. This includes, bedding, towels( though not beach towels) electricity, gas, broad band and sky tv.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
North Berwick Town Centre
120 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
Glen Golf Club
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
North Berwick
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
North Berwick Town Centre
55 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Hillend Dry Ski Slope
3 Metres
Nearest Beach
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Car: Not Necessary

Sea Front Villa on the 'Rivera of the North' North Berwick's East Beach. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Firth of Forth across to Fife, the Isles of Fidra, May and the Bass Rock. A stone's throw to some of the best golf courses in Scotland.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

About: Hi there, my husband and I lived here very happily for 8 years and still love the place very much and hope that you will now enjoy staying here as much as we do!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • View from the dining room balcony

    View from the dining room balcony

  • View of North Berwick Law from Bedroom

    View of North Berwick Law from Bedroom

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