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Luxury 4 bedroom accommodation, ideal for golf parties or family breaks

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, dining kitchen, large living area, garden, parking WiFi

The building dates from 1858, however, the internal accommodation is every inch 21st century living. Providing accommodation for up to 8 people in the form of 4 double or twin bedded rooms each with television, 2 with en-suite facilities, a further full bathroom and separate cloakroom; dining area - seats 8; gourmet kitchen with range cooker, and a large comfortable living area, with seating for 8, WiFi broadband and washing and drying facilities are in house.

Externally a large courtyard houses a secure storage facility for golf equipment, bikes, etc., and a front courtyard provides off street parking. A rear garden is there for relaxing in / BBQ.

Set in the grounds of historic Tranent Parish Manse, with easy access from the A1 motorway, the Stables provides an ideal luxury retreat or staging point for access to East Lothians Golf Courses countryside hiking and biking, sailing and windsurfing, and many other local attractions.

More Details

Property Manager
Alastair Raitt
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017


Tranent Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , Shared, ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - shower , En-suite
    Bathroom 3 - shower , En-suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , cloakroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Can be 2 singles ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be king size double ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Can be king size double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Can be king size double
  • 2 combed bedrooms on first floor have en-suite shower rooms with wash hand basin and WC first floor. 2 ground floor bedrooms share a bathroom with shower over, and a cloakroom WC. All bedrooms have TV's, alarm clocks and storage. WiFi throughout.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
External secure storage available to house golf clubs, bikes, canoes, surf boards etc.. Call for more info.


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Luxury 4 bedroom accommodation, ideal for golf parties or family breaks
average rating of 4.8627453 based on 51 reviews

beautiful, comfortable, historic

  • 5 of 5

The Raitt Family did a wonderful job of restoring the historic stables to their current glory. It is a beautiful and specious home to stay in while visiting Scotland. The home had plenty of space for 9 of us to stay, filled with light, and had great outdoor space for our 1.5 year old to explore. Everything was clean and updated. We enjoyed staying a little further out from the bustle (and complicated streets) of Edinburgh. We had rented cars and were easily able to navigate the streets of the small down of Tranent (most of it was within walking distance, as well). It was a good location to drive into Edinburgh, and also to the coast to see North Berwick/Tantallon Castle. It is a short walk past the neighboring Tranent Parish Church to the Battle of Prestonpans viewing sight which tells the history of Tranent and the Church. It was so neat to stay in a historic home and our little one enjoyed walking around outside in the garden and patio looking for Duncan to visit him. We couldn't have asked for more!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, historic setting right next to a walking path. Spacious rooms with excellent beds and amazingly equipped kitchen. Great for groups, (we were a multi-generational family of 6) with lots of space to gather together or have alone time. We really appreciated the thoughtfulness and organization of the "binder of instructions" and guestbook with tips from previous guests. Catherine and Alistair were quick to answer any questions we had, we hope we will be back someday!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, spacious house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my son's wedding in Feb 2017. The house was perfect for us, spacious, clean, comfortable, incredibly well equipped- ideal for a family group.

Catherine was there to welcome me and show me around. It was good to know they were close at hand though we had no reason to contact them.

Can't fault the house in anyway- helped make a special weekend even more enjoyable.

And I can't review the house without a special mention of Duncan the Great Dane- he is beautiful🐕

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a great stay!
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Fantastic family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic family holiday. Catherine was so helpful and we had everything we needed. Living room was so cosy. and we had movie nights.

Looking forward to going back with the family soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing property. Comfortable with all the home comforts. Very convenient to get into Edinburgh via train. Thankyou for a fabulous weekend in your property.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, modern, spacious, lovely

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for my sister and I, plus 5 children, plenty of space, clean and very well equipped. The owners were very friendly and quick to accommodate, even packed our Tesco delivery shop away for us, greatly appreciated. A really lovely house, 20 mins from centre of Edinburgh/ 5 mins from lovely beach, would definitely recommend and will be rebooking for next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to welcoming you back next year!!!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
The Tower
Nearest Ferry
24 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
A1 (A198 junction Bankton)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Longniddry Inn
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Seton Sands
Car: recommended

With over 40 miles of magnificent coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, spectacular cliffs, award-winning tourist attractions and the world’s finest selection of links golf courses, East Lothian combines the best of Scotland in miniature! It may feel like a million miles away, but it’s only minutes from Edinburgh by car, train or bus.

Golf: East Lothian is one of Scotland's best regions for golf. We have 19 courses catering for golfers of all standards and tastes. Some courses you will recognise - Dunbar, North Berwick, Musselburgh, Gullane and The Open Championship course at Muirfield.

We also offer traditional links and classic inland golf courses, courses steeped in history, and modern, challenging, courses. All coupled with friendly clubhouses and affordable green fees. Come and discover them for yourself.

There's so much information on golfing in East Lothian there is a dedicated website which outlines the key information on each course, provides details on golfing packages and features resources for golfers of all abilities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $321.79

Non refundable deposit (£250 - becomes security deposit) required at point of booking to secure dates unless by agreement of owners (see website for contact details)

Full cleared payment (including security deposit) required minimum 6 weeks before arrival, unless by prior arrangement with owners.

Security deposit retained for 7 days after letting period (£250), then returned by BACS transfer

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.