Westside Woodshed

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The Woodshed is a modern architectural gem just 10 miles from central Edinburgh. At the end of a winding farm track, this luxury self-catering hideaway is surrounded by the rugged heather hills & glens of the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

Kebony, silvered wood cladding sits alongside old stone walls, hilltop holiday cottage, views, scots pines, pentland hills, near Edinburgh, Scotland


Available : 18th - 24th January 2019

  • 27th January - 14th February 2019
  • 17th February - 4th March 2019

For availability from the 10th March 2019 get in touch. Christmas & New Year fully booked.

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Hill views from floor to ceiling window, White washed wood panelled walls, scandi, kingsize bed with gorgeous throw and bluebell grey watercolour cushions, antique furniture mixed with modern, characterful holiday cottage bedroom, mezzanine White washed wood panelled walls, scandi, kingsize bed with gorgeous throw and bluebell grey watercolour cushions, antique furniture mixed with modern, characterful holiday cottage bedroom, mezzanine

"It’s the perfect bolthole and its location is ideal – so close to the city, but far enough away to feel like a different world."

Woodshed Gallery

The Cottage

Nestled within the heather-clad hills of the Pentlands, this architectural timber cottage blends into its surroundings. Original stone walls within the landscape complement the silvered timber cladding and surrounding trees.

Throw open the doors on a summer’s morning or sit by the roaring fire in winter. The Woodshed is perfect for romantic weeks away in the country.

Crafted from whitewashed wood panels, the light & airy double-height space takes on a Scandinavian feel. Light floods through the large glazed doors which also give stunning views to the hills. Splashes of colour enhance the uplifting but restrained décor through cosy throws and quirky furniture. An open-plan kitchen and ingenious folding dining table keep the space flexible and spacious.

The Woodshed has just been commended in the Saltire Society's Housing Design Awards.

Bedroom & Bathroom

Follow the staircase as it wraps around the stove and up onto the mezzanine floor. Here the comfiest of kingsize beds awaits you. Sink into crisp white linen, the most luxurious throw and beautiful cushions designed by a local artist. Fall asleep in perfect comfort listening to the crackle of the stove and the wind in the trees.

The ground floor bathroom is white-panelled with a beautiful slate rain shower. The polished concrete floor has underfloor heating throughout.


Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this unique self-catering cottage forms part of the beautifully developed Westside Farmstead.

The Pentland Hills are perfect for adventurous souls who seek spectacular hilltop vistas, tumbling waterfalls and heather glens. There is a pub a few miles ramble over the hills, but if you’re looking for the buzz of ‘city life’ Edinburgh is just a short drive away.

The Practicalities

The Woodshed is off the beaten track, hidden in a quiet glen in the Pentlands. Access to the cottage is via a 1 mile farm track. The track is a little bumpy in places but, taken slowly shouldn't cause any problems for ordinary cars.

There is parking for one car beside the cottage (max. two). We live nextdoor and are on hand if you need us, but otherwise we'll not disturb your stay.

There is a bus stop at the end of the farm track. However, because the cottage is 1 mile from the main road, we recommend the use of a car for the duration of your stay.


The cottage comes with all the home comforts you would expect including:

  • Electricity & heating is included in the price. Heating and hot water are generated by our ground-source heat pump so the cottage is environmentally sound.
  • Wood-burning stove - logs provided free of charge from homegrown timber.
  • Free WIFI internet access
  • All bed linen, kitchen linen & fluffy towels provided
  • Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer & fridge (with icebox)
  • TV (freesat) & Blu-ray player
  • Soundbar with bluetooth
  • A tea tray with delicious scones, butter, jam, milk & tea
  • A bouquet of fresh, seasonal, locally grown flowers
  • Unfortunately not suitable for babies & children
  • Unfortunately not suitable for dogs or pets

Rough Weekly Price Guide

Season Rough Guide Availability
Peak (Summer, Christmas & Hogmanay) £ 900 LOW
High (Easter to Autumn Break excluding Peak) £ 800 GOOD
Low (Winter between Autumn Break & Easter) £ 700 LOW

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