About Hayloft Edinburgh
We bought the derelict Mill house in 1998 and Chris, who has his own architectural practise, sensitively designed and converted the building into a spectacular family home. The Hayloft was originally used in the early 1900s for ceilidh dances and during the conversion we found an old dancing shoe in the wall head that we took down. Our children used the hayloft for parties and band practise and now that they have left we decided to convert the space into a 2 bedroomed flat and share this magical area. We have done most of the renovation ourselves over the last year, providing stylish comfort that we ourselves expect when we go on holiday. When not building we enjoy socialising with friends, gardening, walking, cycling and water sports. Our garden also takes up a lot of time with growing vegetables and tending to our chickens.
Why Hayloft Edinburgh chose
We love the peace in this area, we can walk out of the door and into the hills and escape from the madding crowd, or we can travel into Edinburgh which is 10 miles away. From the hayloft on a clear day we can see Ben Lomond in the west and often have a view of snow capped hills in the winter.In the summer we get the most fantastic sunsets to the East and clear dark skies at night.
What makes this Barn unique
We fell in love with this building 20 years ago when it was derelict. We have left the original beams exposed in the hayloft to give a feeling of space and light and used colour and fabric that reflects the wonderful landscape outside.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Smoking in the garden allowed.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Great property, quiet location, lovely owners
We had a lovely stay, nice and quiet but close enough to places that you want to visit like the centre of Edinburgh. Owners gave great advice with parking etc and left lovely touches such as eggs and home made cheese scones. Furnishings were really nice and high spec facilities. Would definitely stay here again
Thanks for taking time to leave a lovely review.Hope the rest of the year is good for you and yours...
I can’t recommend the Hayloft highly enough!!!
Situated just outside Edinburgh but in a rural setting, you feel like your in the middle of nowhere. The Hayloft is so cosy and stylish that it oozes luxury and charm. The hosts go to so much trouble to make it welcoming too. We loved the little touches of fresh eggs and cake on arrival.
The location is perfect. We visited Edinburgh. Called at a local farm shop and also went for a beautiful autumnal walk through the nearby woodland. Back at the Hayloft was a log burning fire and a cosy surround to relax and while away the hours!!! Perfect!!!
Fabulous accommodation fitted out to a very high standard.
This property is lovely and an ideal location for either local good eateries or for a short drive into Edinburgh. There are lovely country lanes with great views for walking out in good weather.
A very peaceful location, with good parking. The welcome basket with home made scones was a lovely touch too.
Thank you for your lovely review glad you got to explore locally what Balerno and the Pentland hills have to offer.
Hope you got home safely
Quality accommodation in a peaceful location within easy reach of Edinburgh
Great location , a peaceful haven within easy reach of Edinburgh.
Exceeded our expectations, beautiful accommodation with lovely welcome gifts, thank you.Very comfortable and well equipped and a welcome back each evening from Hobbs the cat !
We enjoyed visiting The Fringe festival , The Royal Yacht Britannia, Sunshine on Leith and Trainspotting locations in the city, a Harry Potter themed escape room and the graveyard where JK Rowling used some of the names for her books, close to the Elephant cafe where she wrote.
Thank you for a great review, hope you got home safely...enjoy the rest of the summer.
Quiet, quaint, and just perfect!
I would highly recommend staying at the Hayloft for your visit to Scotland. It was the perfect place for a family of 4, close enough to take the bus into Edinburgh, close enough to drive to northern England, St. Andrews, Stirling, Loch Lomond, Oban, and surrounding areas, and it was the perfect quiet, Scottish country retreat. We loved the little village of Balerno, Carlyle's restaurant and The Riccarton pub. The Hayloft was clean, and well kept, and just perfect. There was plenty of space and we loved sitting outside in the garden with our visitor, Hobs, the friendly cat. Susan and Chris were so helpful and warm and welcoming. We sincerely enjoyed our stay.
Quaint Country Setting
My family of 4 (2 adults and 2 teenagers) enjoyed our stay at the Hayloft. The place is in quiet setting the country, but close enough to Edinburgh (via car or train). Susan was a wonderful host and provided fresh eggs from her chickens which were very tasty. The layout of the apartment is perfect for 4 people and has a well stocked kitchen. Great place to stay to be away from the hustle of the big city, but only a few minutes from downtown Edinburgh or nearby sites. Highly recommended!
Thanks guys for coming to stay and sharing a moment in time with us.
Hope you enjoyed visiting Scotland and come back some day.
A lovely review....haste ye back
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Jupiter Art land sculpture park - 3 miles
Heriot Watt university sports centre Orium - 3 miles
Edinburgh - 10 miles
Glasgow - 50 miles