• About Allanbank

    With easy access into Edinburgh and wonderful views, this cottage is also well placed for enjoying walks in the Pentland Hills.

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    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 1 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Television
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "With easy access into Edinburgh and wonderful views this cottage is also well placed for enjoying walks in the Pentland Hills.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\nThe property has 14 steps to the entrance gas central heating and comprises\n\nLounge \nWith Freeview TV.\n\nKitchendining room\n With electric oven inductiion hob microwave fridgefreezer and washing machine.\n\nBedroom 1\n With double bed.\n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith double bed.\n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath WC and heated towel rail.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nAll gas electric bed linen and towels included.\n\n Garden with patio and furniture. Summerhouse. On road parking. NB 10 steep steps in garden with alternative access.\n\n Situated on the southern edge of Penicuik Allanbank enjoys pleasant views over the north east valley. This compact semi-detached holiday cottage is part of a former weaver’s cottage dating from when the first Scottish cotton mill operated nearby in 1793. Now it is a comfy and cosy holiday home and with excellent access into Edinburgh via the bus service which runs frequently to the city centre nearest bus stop just 2 minutes’ walk away 10 minutes from Penicuik centre at night holidaymakers can be exploring the city’s delights in no time hassle-free. Rosslyn Chapel is 4 miles away with lovely woodland walks in Rosslyn Glen and Glencorse Golf Course is just 2 miles. \n\nThe Pentland Hills are a paradise for country lovers and walkers and Glentress near Peebles 15 miles has a superb range of mountain bike trails and there’s a treetop adventure waiting at Go Ape. Cyclists will enjoy the many local bike paths including Roslin Glen. Peebles features some fabulous independent shops restaurants and craft galleries and for a change of scenery there’s easy access to the sandy beaches of East Lothian the rolling Borders countryside and the Forth Bridge into Fife. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/128/840/1282018.jpg UK5040

    Allanbank reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.0 out of 10 – based on 6 reviews

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    out of 10

    absolutely loved our stay in this cottage. It felt warm and cosy on arrival and we felt at home straight away. Had everything there we needed. There wasn’t or at least we didn’t manage to find WiFi in the cottage but that didn’t really matter as we didn't really want it anyway. Really good location for going in and out of Edinburgh. The bus took about 40-50 minutes to get there and stopped on the corner of near the cottage. The village shops and pubs were really close by. Would recommend and would love to come back again.



    out of 10

    Light bulbs need changing as many lights did not work. Property looks tired and I need of renovation but for the price we paid was reasonable value



    out of 10

    nice cottage but not the best of locations



    out of 10

    Great location for Edinburgh Festival



    out of 10

    Lovely cottage and just what we needed. Good clean condition however the bath/shower is looking a little dirty/tired. Good supply of equipment and instrucitons. Dissapointed that Wifi was not available.



    out of 10

    The cottage was perfectly adequate but it should be stressed that it is entirely unsuitable for anyone with a disability, as there are fairly steep steps at every turn. The parking is on street but that is not a problem. The waste disposal arrangements need clarification, ideally typed out on a sheet in the kitchen and stuck to the wall for all to see and, hopefully, read. Overall the cottage was very comfortable but it could do with a downstairs toilet, maybe in the small room adjacent to the downstairs bedroom. Penicuik itself is surprising run-down, obviously due to the enormous new retail park further up the A701 at Stairton. The bus service is excellent and punctual. The countryside all around Penicuik is beautiful and the nearness to Edinburgh an obvious bonus. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the neighbours on both sides were friendly and helpful and willing to chat.



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