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Green Cottage

5 Guests

1 Bathrooms

3 Beds


A charming holiday cottage located in Edinburgh’s residential Trinity area.

Green Cottage is a quiet, self-contained 2-bed holiday home in Edinburgh's Trinity area. This self-catering cottage is the ideal choice for those looking for a relaxing, quiet break, away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

Holiday Cottages in Edinburgh

Surrounded by its own private garden and warmed with the charm and luxury of a traditional wood-burning stove, Green Cottage is a welcoming, cosy place to while away a wet afternoon or take a break from the stresses of travel.

While somewhat further afield than our usual locations in Edinburgh, this wonderful holiday cottage is just a half-hour walk or ten-minute bus ride from the heart of the city and may appeal to families or those planning a more extended vacation.

Interior layout

The open plan kitchen/living room is traditionally furnished, with beautiful wood ceiling beams. Cosy tartan curtains, soft throws, and a plush rug add warmth to the space. Pick something to read from the well-stocked bookshelves and relax on one of the comfortable sofas, in front of the woodburning stove and the television.

The kitchen is finished with modern appliances and fully-equipped for self catering during your time in Edinburgh. The spacious dining table seats up to four, and the living room also features a small desk that can be used as a workspace.

There are two bedrooms inside the cottage, one double and one twin. The double bedroom features a lovely skylight, bedside table, lamp, and mirror, and the twin bedroom is lit by a modern floor lamp. The living room also contains a sofa bed, which can be made up for an additional two guests upon request.

The bathroom features a spacious shower cubicle and towel drying rack.

As with all our properties, towels, linen, WiFi, and a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, and local shortbread are all included. A high chair and travel cot are available by request. The cottage is also equipped with a DVD player and a selection of DVDs and books.

Around and about

The lovely garden grounds include a gated driveway for guests arriving by car. For those without, the number 23 bus departs regularly from around the corner and runs right through to the city centre.  

Trinity is a charming residential area and only a short stroll from Edinburgh’s seafront. The beach at Wardie Bay, a favourite wild swimming spot with locals, is just a twelve minute walk from the cottage. You will find lovely views of the Fife and the Firth of Forth there, as well as some of Edinburgh’s best seafood restaurants nearby – Loch Fyne Seafood and Grill is excellent, and The Fishmarket just beside Newhaven Lighthouse is known for its delicious fish and chips.

A 10 minute walk towards the centre of town will take you to Edinburgh’s wonderful Royal Botanic Gardens, just one of the many things to do while visiting Edinburgh. Nearby, you will find plenty of cafes, shops, and restaurants in quaint, bustling neighbourhood of Stockbridge, which is also home to a lively Sunday farmers’ market. Past Stockbridge, you will reach the Georgian New Town, with Edinburgh’s Old Town and city centre attractions just beyond.

Booking requirements

One member of the party must be over 21 years old.


This holiday cottage is not suitable for stag or hen parties. A damage deposit of £200 is required and, in the event that there is no damage to the apartment, will be fully refunded one week after your departure.

House Rules

  • This cottage accommodates a maximum of 5 guests.
  • No unregistered guests are allowed to visit or stay overnight.
  • Parties, events, and large gatherings of any kind are strictly prohibited. All guests must comply with our other house rules regarding noise and the neighborhood.
  • Please do not engage in any anti-social behaviour. Guests must not behave in a way which causes, or is likely to cause, alarm, distress, nuisance or annoyance to any person; or which amounts to harassment of any person; or causes damage to anyone’s property. This includes high levels of noise and drunken or threatening behaviour, which is strictly prohibited.
  • No pets are allowed.
  • Please be respectful of your neighbours and keep any form of noise to a minimum between the hours of 9:00 pm and 7:30 a.m.
  • Strictly no smoking, vaping, candles, or incense burners. Smoking is not permitted in the cottage or the garden.

Sleeping details

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 twin bedroom
  • 1 double sofa-bed in living room


  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Flat Screen HD TV
  • Garden
  • Off street parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wood Burning Stove

Check-in / Check-out

Check-in is from 16:00 until 22:00, or later by special arrangement.
You will be asked to check-out before 10:30.

We will welcome you in person to introduce you to the apartment, hand over keys and answer any questions. We can also arrange self check-in—please let us know if you prefer this option.

Luggage Storage

You are welcome to store your luggage free of charge at our Greatbase Office, located at 24 St Stephen Street, during office hours from Monday to Friday. Please confirm your drop-off and collection time if you would like to use this service.

If you would like to find a place to store your luggage before check-in, read our article on how to find the best-rated luggage storage in Edinburgh.

If you need to store luggage at Edinburgh Airport, the Luggage Point is a good option.

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