10 +2 (Max)
20B West Bay Road, North Berwick, EH39 4AW
A heady mix of location, expansive views, comfort, heritage and style.
A paradise for golfers, beachcombers, walkers and food lovers. Retreat and relax or get outside and active - your break, your choice.
Gather together with friends or family in this spacious Victorian villa which can sleep up to 12 people. Take time to enjoy the outstanding panoramic views across the coastline and over the world-famous golf course of North Berwick. As a pet-friendly property, you can also bring your pet for long walks over the coastal walks of the area.
Set yards off the 18th fairway on the West Links and a minute's walk from the 1st tee the property reveals breathtaking panoramic views that take in the golf course, beach, offshore islands and Fife coast across the water.
In a previous era, it formed the main part of the Pointgarry House Hotel and has hosted golf pros across the decades. The space retains all of its period features, generous room dimensions and quirky charm. This is a cosy yet spacious home that offers the opportunity to relax and mix with your fellow guests in a versatile way that suits your group.
For beach lovers and dog walkers, you can access the beach just a few yards from the back door. Turn left to reveal miles of unspoiled sands towards Fidra Island. Turn right to discover the independent shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants of the High Street, located just a few minutes' walk away. No need for taxis or designated drivers here. Beyond that lies the stunning West Bay Beach and Milsey Bay Beach, Glen Golf Club and many more miles of coastline, waiting for you to explore.
Savour the views from the great vantage point of the sea-facing rooms to watch the golfers tee off at the first hole and take on the tricky eighteenth green.
At the changing of the tides during the exciting weather, waves crash dramatically on the harbour walls. The expansive views from the holiday home provide a warm space to enjoy the show. A perfect antidote for those just wanting to wind down, read or just find some space to relax or do some work if you need to. The inclusive WiFi gives you options.
Two wood burning stoves in the property give you the chance to create a special atmosphere during the autumn and winter months. Perfect for a romantic or cosy night in with the shutters closed.
To tantalise your taste buds, take your pick from four local restaurants mentioned in the Michelin guide including Osteria which is a short walk from the house on North Berwick high street.
The accommodation is versatile which makes it ideal for family get-togethers, golfing parties or friendship groups to gather in a beautiful and convenient setting. The main bedroom on the ground floor can be used as a family room and easily takes two single beds along with the super king double.
On entering through the front door you catch a glimpse of the Victorian grandeur to come, with high ceilings and calm lighting. A look up the stairs gives a glimpse of the seaweed wallpaper feature wall on the half landing.
The main lounge and two ground floor bedrooms lead off the ground floor hallway. Through another door is the lounge diner which connects to a back door/utility area before you reach a good sized kitchen which has views to the golf course, harbour, town and Bass Rock.
Bedroom 1 ground floor
An impressive and spacious bedroom with ensuite bath and separate shower, relaxing green tones and a super king bed with a view out to the front courtyard garden. A stunning moulded ceiling with Latin inscriptions completes the look. Two additional single beds are available for this space.
Bedroom 2 (or second lounge) ground floor
A striking panelled room painted smoky green with a magnificent feature moulded ceiling. It contains a luxurious double bed, with terrestrial TV, sofa and seating. You can make use of this room as a second lounge or a private space to simply relax on the sofa enjoying the warmth and cosiness provided by the wood-burning stove. Views onto the courtyard garden. W.C. across the hallway and shared use of the shower/W.C. on the first-floor landing.
A bright first-floor room with an ensuite bath and shower combination. The bed is a zip and link super-king so can be set up as a large double bed or two full-size twin beds.
Prepare to be 'wowed' by the views overlooking the golf course, main beach and west bay. This beautiful and spacious room on the first floor features a double bed and two large linen sofas – perfect for lounging. Wooden shutters with original paint on the inner faces complete the look to give the room a balanced classic and contemporary feel. The shower and W.C. are located just across the first-floor carpeted hallway.
A first-floor twin bedroom is flexible for adults or children to use. This decent size, bright room contains twin beds and has an ensuite shower and W.C. This room has views of the courtyard garden.
1 x super king-size bed
2 x double beds
1 x super king-size zip and link (double or twin)*
1 x twin room (two single beds)
2 x additional guests can be accommodated on single beds in the king-size room
* Please note: the zip and link bed will be set up as a super king unless you specifically request the set up as twin beds when booking
Please also note we do not provide hypoallergenic bedding at our properties.
A ground floor room with a great view of the west bay. As the dining table is set in the window, you can take in the stunning surroundings as you enjoy your meals. If you are in a larger group and wish to dine together, there is an additional trestle table stored in the utility area which can be set up to seat 12 people with a little rearrangement of the sofas.
There are two large sofas and a wall mounted TV which has an associated NOW TV account. Guests are welcome to use their own firestick or other HDMI devices.
Working shutters also feature in this room with the original paint retained on the inner faces.
The ample kitchen is fully equipped for preparing meals for up to 12 guests and includes a beautiful oversize Bertazzoni oven, 5 gas burner stove, large integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. There is also an oak dining table that seats up to six people.
You are welcome to bring one well behaved dog as we understand if your dog is one of the family you will want to bring them! There is a small charge of £30.00 per booking.
About the area
A short half hour train ride from the city of Edinburgh, East Lothian, the golfer’s paradise, isn’t called Scotland’s Golf Coast without good reason. This is home to some of the world’s greatest links, including the largest concentration of Championship courses anywhere in the world, such as Muirfield, The Renaissance Club, Gullane, and North Berwick which is literally on your doorstep. East Lothian has an incomparable selection of courses to suit golfers of all standards.
North Berwick railway station is a five minute walk from the property.
Tantallon and Dirleton Castles are a short drive away.
East Links Family Park - a family-friendly park with animal enclosures, train rides, go-karts, bouncy castle, fort, and much more. A 20 min drive at Dunbar.
And Foxlake - a 5-star award-winning adventure hub offering a wide variety of unique outdoor and water activities - just outside Dunbar.
Our properties are protected by SUPERHOG, the digital insurance trust platform that enables hosts and guests to confidently transact in the short-term holiday rental space. Please note that once you have booked, you will be contacted by SUPERHOG directly to verify your identity. If you want to take advantage of this free insurance, please make sure your verification is completed prior to check-in.
Alternatively, if you prefer, you can opt to pay a £500 damage deposit 7 days directly with us before arrival. Your deposit will be held during your stay and refunded 5 days after departure, subject to an inspection of the property.
There is plenty of room for you to use off-street private parking for two cars in the gated and gravelled backyard. If you are travelling with more than two cars, parking is also available at the front of the building on West Bay Road and along Pointgarry Road adjacent to the 18th Fairway.
The ground floor is accessible with a double bedroom and en suite shower room, along with the lounge and kitchen. The upper floor is reachable by stairs only.