Self catering holiday accommodation

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The Outlook North Berwick


Description

The Outlook for today, tomorrow & everyday thereafter is............QUITE SIMPLY STUNNING ! With breathtaking panoramic sea views & gorgeous sunsets, this superb first floor 3-bedroom self-catering apartment offers luxuriously appointed accommodation for up to 5 (+1) guests, boasting tasteful & stylish decor with period features, elegant soft furnishings, beautiful fabrics and attractive oak furniture. "The Outlook" has a very welcoming & relaxing ambiance with comfortable living areas, spacious bedrooms and features contemporary Scottish artwork throughout. There's also a large 2-tier garden and so much more for you to enjoy ! Located in the heart of the charming seaside town of North Berwick, “The Outlook” forms the upper level of a handsome red sandstone Victorian house, situated in the sought after & much admired peaceful, leafy location of Marmion Road, with onstreet parking right outside your own garden gate. Central to absolutely everything, “The Outlook” is a short 10-minute stroll to the sandy beach, with the bustling High Street’s enticing range of shops, galleries, deli’s, coffee bars, pubs & restaurants on your doorstep. The famous international West Links Golf Course is less than a 5-minute walk & the golfing resorts of Archerfield, Muirfield & Gullane are all an easy 5-minute drive away. This fabulous property is a real “home-from-home”, exceptionally well-appointed with all the creature comforts you would expect & is an all round perfect choice for holiday makers as well as golfers and sailors.

ENTRANCE PORCH, STAIR & UPPER HALLWAY :
The welcoming Entrance Porch, with its original Victorian terrazzo floor tiles, has lovely views across The Outlook's large garden and is a really useful space for leaving your jackets & outdoor shoes. It leads, via a wide stairway, up and into a light, bright & spacious Upper Hallway with a beautiful feature stained glass window, and from here opens onto all of your first floor accommodation.

LOUNGE ~ SITTING ROOM :
Simply spectacular ocean vista from the big bay window, looking across the Firth of Forth to Fife & encompassing The Bass Rock, Craigleith & The Lamb, heading westward to Fidra. This inviting room has a comfy Ekornes leather sofa & 2 Ekornes reclining armchairs to relax in, with matching Ekornes footstools, together with a flat-screen TV with Freeview, a Blueray DVD player, a Radio/CD player, plus many additional creature comforts throughout including a fantastic range of books, magazines, board games, DVD's and CD’s to help entertain & make you feel right at home.

KITCHEN ~ BREAKFASTING ~ DINING AREA :
More fabulous sea views of Craigleith island, across the Firth of Forth to the Isle of May and Fife’s gentle coastline. Exceptionally well-fitted & equipped kitchen, with integrated electric double ovens, grill, 4-ring electric hob, extractor hood, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, larder fridge, slimline dishwasher, combi-washing machine/tumble dryer & a useful overhead drying pulley. An additional fridge/freezer is located in the nearby Utility Room. With plenty of storage, there is also a handsome oak dresser with a lovely Denby dinner service & an oak dining table which comfortably seats 6 guests.

UTILITY ROOM :
Great facility with an additional fridge/freezer & stacks of extra storage space for all your luggage & holiday gear. Plus your very own "Tourist Info Centre" - information folders crammed with leaflets galore, giving you tonnes of ideas for "things to do & places to visit", local eateries, maps, & transport timetables !

THREE BEDROOMS :
Three beautiful, comfortable bedrooms to choose from, again all with excellent storage and all individually equipped with hairdryers & bedside alarm clocks. The spacious Master Bedroom features an oak king-sized bed and has lovely, leafy views over the gardens of Marmion Road. The Second Bedroom, also with attractive views onto Marmion, has two single beds. The Third Bedroom, an internal room with a half-glazed door opening onto the bright Upper Hallway, has a single bed, with a further "pull-out" single bed available on request. Please note there is an extra charge of £50.00 for the "pull-out" bed per booking, which will be added to the overall cost at the time of making your reservation.

BATHROOM :
The smart tiled bathroom has a traditional roll-top bath with a Mira Airboost electric shower over & a full-length glazed shower screen, a wash hand basin set within a mosaic tiled vanity top, w/c, heated towel rail, underfloor heating & plenty of storage.

GARDENS :
There is a beautiful private walled garden - upper & lower sections laid to lawn, with well stocked borders, wild flower & herb beds & a sheltered patio area with garden furniture, sun-loungers, sun-parasol & BBQ, perfect for adults & children alike. There's also an outdoor drying area, together with a shared Wash House, terrific for storing & washing down your sports gear, bikes, wet suits, wellies, etc., plus a further Storage Room ideal for housing your golf clubs & carts.

NORTH BERWICK & SURROUNDING AREAS :

North Berwick is an attractive, vibrant seaside resort with a bustling town centre, lively harbour, magnificent sandy beaches, interesting cliff top trails, rockpools, kids' paddling/boating pond, sea-kayaking, paddle-boarding, golf courses, putting greens, tennis courts, a bowling green, cricket, rugby & football pitches, kids' playpark with skateboarding facility and a superb Community Sports Centre offering badminton, tennis & squash courts, a gymnasium & a fabulous indoor swimming pool with spa facilities.

There's also the renowned & much loved East Lothian Yacht Club (ELYC), which plays host to many top national sailing championships, regattas and events. ELYC also runs a Summer School, which provides sailing lessons by arrangement, (pre-booking essential). In addition, there's the award winning Seabird Centre, with fishing/boating/photography trips around our beautiful coastline to the famous Bass Rock, Craigleith, The Lamb, Fidra & the Isle of May, together with the Summer passenger ferry service across to Anstruther in Fife. Also, brand new for Summer '17, is "Viarama", in the nearby village of East Linton, where you can experience the totally amazing & mind-blowing effects of virtual reality !

Popular for couples, families, golfers, sailors, cyclists, walkers, bird watchers & nature lovers alike, the town boasts a superb range of shops, restaurants and more coffee bars than you could ever imagine ! With it's unique microclimate offering more sunshine than most other Scottish destinations, North Berwick is a really fun place to explore, with its own Library & Museum. Interesting historic houses, castles & gardens, all open to the public, are all within very easy reach, together with a wide variety of walks, cycle routes & pony-trekking trails to suit all abilities.

It also provides an ideal base for visiting the country’s capital city, Edinburgh, steeped in history and rich in art & culture, which is only 25 miles away & easily accessible by both road & rail.

In fact, we reckon North Berwick has just about everything you could ever want for a relaxing and fun-filled holiday in this wonderful part of the world !

LOCAL TRANSPORT INFORMATION :
Edinburgh Airport - 30 miles
North Berwick Train Station - 5 minute walk from "The Outlook"
Local Bus Service (following the coastline to Edinburgh) - 5 minute walk from "The Outlook"

NEAREST WINE BARS/PUBS :
The Herringbone, Zittos, The Ship Inn, The Golfers Rest, The County Inn & The Auld Hoose are on/around the High Street & within a 5-minute walk, all with a welcoming atmosphere.

NEAREST RESTAURANTS :
Osteria, Bella Italia, Cucina Amore (Italian) + Zittos (Italian Tapas) + Poonthais (Thai) + Lucky House (Chinese) + Tiger Coast (Indian) + Signals Bistro, The Lobster Shack, Rocketeers & The Nether Abbey (Seafood & Scottish cuisine) + The Herringbone & The Grange (Seafood, Steak & Burgers) are within a 5-10 minute walk, all serving delicious food. There's also a good variety of Take-Away outlets & traditional Fish & Chip shops if you just fancy a relaxing night-in and can't be bothered cooking !

GENERAL :
“The Outlook” is a truly beautiful property, really thoughtfully equipped, providing everything needed for your relaxing break, centrally positioned in North Berwick & very close to the beach. All your utilities, bedlinen & towels are included, as well as free Wifi & free onstreet parking.There is electric central heating throughout, especially cosy for those cooler nights or winter periods. This property is strictly non-smoking & is not pet-friendly. To confirm a booking, you will be required to pay a £150.00 damage deposit, excluding any card charges.

SUITABILITY :
Always popular, “The Outlook” is the perfect choice for your family holiday in North Berwick, or absolutely ideal as a romantic retreat for couples & is also superbly situated for all golfing, sailing, sporting enthusiasts & business clients alike. A really special “home-from-home” & a firm favourite with all of our guests & visitors, as echoed by the many lovely comments left by our highly-valued Clientele. Please scroll down to read our Guestbook Feedback.

LONG TERM RENTAL OPTION :
"The Outlook" is currently available for long term rental from 15th September 2017 - please click on the following link for additional information and to discuss your requirements in more detail with the owners' Property Letting Agent, Mr Hugh Rettie of Rettie & Company, 4 Jamaica Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HH. Hugh can be contacted direct anytime on 0131-622 4160 (office) / 07930-255089 (mobile) / hugh.rettie@rettie.co.uk (email) :-
http://www.rettie.co.uk/property-for-rent/east-lothian/north-berwick/P20204-not-specified-the-outlook-marmion-road

Other facilities

Free Wifi. Flatscreen TV with Freeview, Blueray DVD player, Radio/CD player + fantastic range of books, magazines, board games, DVD's & CD's. All bedrooms equipped with hairdryers & alarm clocks. Private gardens, sheltered patio, garden furniture, sun-loungers & BBQ. Free onstreet parking.

Sleeping arrangements

- The Master Bedroom features an oak king-sized bed & lovely, leafy views over the gardens of Marmion Road.
- The Second Bedroom, also with attractive views onto Marmion, has two single beds.
- The Third Bedroom, an internal room with a half-glazed door opening onto the bright Upper Hallway, has a single bed, with a further "pull-out" single bed available on request.
- (Please note that an extra charge of £50.00 will apply to accommodate six guests).

Interior layout

- Entrance Porch, Stair & Upper Hallway
- Lounge~Sitting Room with sea ​views
- Kitchen~Breakfasting~Dining Area with sea views
- ​Utility~Storage Room
- ​Bathroom (with bathtub & shower over)
- Master Bedroom with a king size bed
- Double/Twin Bedroom with two single beds​
- ​Single Bedroom with a single bed ​(​+ a "pull-out" single bed on request)

Exterior

- The Outlook is the ​u​pper level of ​a ​handsome red sandstone​ Victorian house situated in the town's​ desirable, peaceful & leafy Marmion Road, which is central to everything & close to the beach. ​ ​
- Beautiful private walled garden + sheltered patio area with garden furniture, sun-loungers, sun-parasol & BBQ. ​
- O​utdoor drying green + a shared Wash House, for storing your sports gear, bikes, wet suits & wellies + another Storage Room, ideal for your golf clubs & carts. ​
- Free onstreet parking.​


Special offers / late deals

To book a short break or an arrival day other than a Saturday, please call us on +44 (0)1620 671966. We shall be happy to help and shall try our very best to accommodate your request.


North Berwick, Lothian, Scotland

Directions

From Coast Properties, 27 High Street, North Berwick, EH39 4HH
To The Outlook, 18 Marmion Road, North Berwick, EH39 4PG

Continue along High Street. Turn first left into Bank Street. At the top of the hill at the 'T' junction, turn left into Marmion Road. "The Outlook" (No 18 Marmion Road) is the second red sandstone block on your left hand side.

Parking

There is unrestricted free onstreet parking on Marmion Road.

Check-in from 16:00

You will be asked to check-out before 10:00

Nearby

Also nearby

Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh, is only 25 miles away - either 35-minutes by train or a 30-minute car journey from North Berwick. The town's lively Harbour area, the focal point of North Berwick, is only a 10-minute walk away from "The Outlook", where you'll find the highly respected East Lothian Yacht Club, together with the Dingy Park, the North Berwick Rowing Club, The Lobster Hatchery, Beach Wheelchairs, Rocketeers, The Lobster Shack, a variety of local boat trips & the Seabird Centre.

Local area

North Berwick was voted "Scottish Seaside Resort 2013" and is home to the highly respected & much loved East Lothian Yacht Club, together with the renowned West Links Golf Course, award winning Seabird Centre & the world famous Bass Rock bird sanctuary.

Reviews

What a fantastic place to stay! Immaculate, well maintained, excellent location, great facilities and beautiful views. The whole family loved our break at "The Outlook." We can and will be highly recommending this property to friends and family and look forward to returning. Thank you.

South Lanarkshire

My family & I recently had the pleasure of staying here for 1 week. The accommodation was faultless.Spacious, comfortable, spotless & with glorious sea views. North Berwick has so much to see & do.. Our only complaint- 1 week certainly wasn't long enough!!! I can't recommend this property highly enough....We have already booked for a longer stay in 2015.

Guestbook reviews

(15th to 22nd July 2017)

Our 2nd year at "The Outlook" with the grandchildren & everything in the flat perfect "Home from Home" ! :)

Thank you for our lovely Welcome Gift. It was much appreciated.

The boys went to Viarama in East Linton & had a fabulous time - 1 hour for the 3 of them cost £20 in total. Well worth the money ! :) Thanks for the recommendation.

Hoping to come back next year.

The Hardie Family, Livingstone :)

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(27th August to 3rd September)

What a wonderful week in North Berwick !

The Outlook is a fabulous place to stay, whilst exploring the area.

Very comfy beds and extremely well equipped.

Thank you for the welcome gifts.

We would love to return !

The Philip Family, London :)

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(13th August to 20th August 2016)

Lovely place - hope to come back soon !

The Palmer & Sperry Families,
Syston, England

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(6th August to 13th August 2016)

Competing in the "Topper National UK Sailing Championship 2016" @ ELYC

Thank you so much for an excellent week. A perfect place !

from The Winton Family, Bangor

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(23rd to 30th July 2016)

We have had a brilliant week - can't wait to come back next year !

Our Highlights :-
- "The Outlook" is the perfect holiday apartment.
- Fingers & Thumbs
- Pitch & Putt
- Steampunk
- and, of course, "the beach" !!!

Many thanks from,
The Scott Family, Winchester :)

PS: do the boat trip - awesome......

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(16th to 23rd July 2016)

Perfect week's holiday in North Berwick. Weather was outstanding, which was a bonus with our 2 young grandsons staying with us.

"The Outlook" is perfect - all the home comforts catered for & spotlessly clean. :)

Quiet location, but close to beach & shops, also great for parking the car.

Highly recommended & we are planning to come back next year.

Many thanks !
The Hardie Family, Livingstone :)

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(2nd July to 9th July 2016)

We just loved The Outlook - the attention to detail was fantastic !

The Craig Family, Kirkliston

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(18th June to 2nd July 2016)

We have had lovely weather. Fab views. Well equipped. Lovely property.

The Fletcher Family, Matlock, England

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(21st May to 28th May 2016)

We had a lovely week. Managed 1 - 2 evenings in the garden when the sun shined ! Lovely flat that worked well for our stay with Grandparents. Great having the Shed to store bikes too, thanks.

Perfect for using our bikes + walking to get to most places + a cosy place to stay.

Thank you from,
Carol, Andy, Fraser & Eilidh Hume (Inverness)
and Keith & Rosemary Daniels (Kent)

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(23rd March to 30th March 2016)

Lovely week spent in a beautiful setting. Beach walks, Lobster Shack, Golf Gullane. Dry and sunny, perfect and a nice place for the toddlers too.

Gorgeous home from home - think we might end up living here !

The Nelson's, Esselmont's & Inverarity's, England

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We had perfect days in North Berwick with our two boys. Sandy beaches, Bass Rock, Museum of Flight & Edinburgh.

The Outlook is just perfect. Thanks !

Stephanie, Joerg, Jasper & Erik Hampe,
Stuttgart, Germany

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Lovely drawings :), kisses xxx, & love-hearts (*), from Stanley (age 8) + Mabel (age 7) + Peggy (age 4)

"The Birkin-Walls Family", England

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Competing in the "Solo National Sailing Championship & Nations Cup 2015" @ ELYC

Amazing house, garden and location ! (Can we move in !!?)
Everything carefully thought of and catered for.
We have loved staying here and watching the sun set and rise from the amazing views.
Thank you very much for a truly comfortable, spacious, home-from-home stay !

Hope to return soon. Many thanks.

"The Birkin-Walls Family", England

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I just thought I would write to say how very much we enjoyed staying at The Outlook recently. You have furnished it beautifully and made it very comfortable. The view is just wonderful.... Once again, thank you for the opportunity to stay in The Outlook and we look forward to returning soon.

Best Wishes,
Maggie Prime, Suffolk

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We have all thoroughly enjoyed our time staying in The Outlook. Excellent location with an amazing view ! Lovely garden in which we could enjoy the sunshine ! As well, it has been very well equipped and comfortable. Have loved staying here and hope to return in the future...

Many thanks !

The Prime Family, Suffolk

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A great flat for our base in the area. Thank you for the welcome gift too.
Carpet under dining table a little stressful with young children, but otherwise The Outlook fulfilled all our requirements and more.

Many thanks.

The Murbhai Family, Glasgow

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We really liked our holiday home and we had a lovely time at North Berwick and Dunbar.

Sarah & Craig Murbhai, Glasgow

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Had a lovely time in The Outlook. Excellent apartment and location with lovely views. Enjoyed the garden in the lovely weather. Nice to sit out after we returned from exploring the area.

Hope to return in the future.

5 friends from the North East of England

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We've had a lovely time !

"E, A, L + P", Edinburgh

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Super holiday in The Outlook ! Very well equipped, comfortable + feels like a home from home.

Hope to return soon.

The Allans - South Lanarkshire

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It was a great week, with the house playing a key part in making it memorable. We hope we can use the house in the future.

Gordon Allan
South Lanarkshire

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