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Loft bedroom. Cedar wood bed-head and along one side of bed.Bedroom at night.
Illuminated former nesting-boxes.
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Dovecot cottage 1600s, in private mature garden.


Dovecot cottage 1600s, in private mature garden.

4 guests
1 bedroom
0 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
0 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean16 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

17th century stone dovecot. Exclusive use. Two rooms plus bedroom in tower. Rustic-chic. Wooden beams and floors. Stunning, sophisticated, quirky and cosy. Cleverly designed. Small. Tranquil secluded garden terrace. Private no-cost parking. Pleasant 15-20 mins walk to the city centre mostly through parks. 6 mins by taxi.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 2PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM


170 Reviews

Cliodhna User Profile
April 2017
Dovecot Cottage is a unique and enchanting “one off” in a lovely setting. A perfect location for exploring all that Edinburgh/Scotland has to offer. Restored with great craftsmanship to a really high spec, cosy and comfortable……and host Sarah was very friendly and helpful. Hig…
Ellen User Profile
June 2018
Sarah’s dovecote is simply stunning! Charming, filled with light and birdsong and the scents of flowers from Sarah’s lovely garden, in a world class city bursting with cultural opportunities. What’s not to love! Thanks Sarah!
David User Profile
June 2018
What a true gem just away from the city center. Absolutely private, in a lovely garden. Fascinating and stunning little dovecote is exactly as appears on the site. All amenities in place. It was a joy every minute.
Ann User Profile
June 2018
This is a beautiful, peaceful, and unique place to stay. Excellent hospitality from Sarah and a high degree of accuracy in all previously posted reviews. Outstanding location, real beauty, in the immediate surroundings, a quiet environment, updated plumbing and electrical, and ma…
Michelle User Profile
June 2018
Fabulous place. Beautiful. Great location and the host is very lovely.
Victoria User Profile
May 2018
We had an absolutely wonderful time at Sarah’s dovecot! The cottage is picturesque, beautifully remodeled with a modern kitchen and bathroom and a very cosy bedroom all in a gorgeous garden. It was a great base to go out and wander around Edinburgh from- the neighborhood itself i…
Kayla User Profile
May 2018
The dovecot had been on my AirBnB wish list for quite a while, and it far surpassed my expectations. It is nestled in an incredibly beautiful garden in a quiet area of town. We liked that Sarah provided information sheets including the history of the property. The dovecot has mod…

Hosted by Sarah

Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in January 2016
Sarah User Profile
170 Reviews
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Sarah is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Writer, painter, gardener. Unique historic house in secluded mature walled garden: "managed wild" horticultural style, with frogs, hedgehogs, woodpeckers and owls.
Response rate: 100%
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