About the Homestay

Modern
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

I work Monday to Friday and the children of course have school. We have a happy home, which we look after. The house is kept clean and tidy at all times - Well maybe not so much my sons room (haha), but all other areas.

We live on a bus route which take you into Edinburgh and are only 3 miles from the train line which also runs into Edinburgh or further afield. Edinburgh is around 7 miles away from Loanhead.

My children are well behaved kids, with good manners and both enjoy "talking" and getting to know people.

Pets

Dog

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Non Smoking
  • Allow Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 2 nights

Maximum stay is for 86 nights

Available for given dates

Long stay? If you have a reoccuring schedule where days in the week do not require accommodation, you can unselect those days below. This will inform the host and reduce the price of your stay.

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Bedroom 1 (Front Facing)
From £25 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Bunk Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Bedroom 1 is to the front of the property which provides great light all day. The room has a set of bunk beds only so this should be taken into account when thinking about guests.

Facilities
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£35
£50
Weekly Price
£175
£300
Monthly price
£750
£1,200
Single Room
From £25 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Bunk Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This single bedroom (bunk beds) is next door to the double room so would work for families looking for a little privacy. The bedroom is located on the top floor, which is the second floor, and is a lovely bright room getting the sun all day long.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£35
£50
Weekly Price
£175
£300
Monthly price
£750
£1,200
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About the Area

Loanhead (pop. 6,900) is a small town in Midlothian, Scotland, in a commuter belt to the south of Edinburgh, and close to Roslin, Bonnyrigg and Dalkeith. The town was built on coal and oil shale mining, and the paper industries.

Local Area Facilities
  • Swimming
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

We ask that shoes are removed on entrance.
Smokers have access to back garden where they will find ashtray.

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

6 Reviews

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    Austria
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Louise is lovely as a host! Her house is warm and you can feel a sense of home. She also helps with suggestions for tourists around the city. I had a great time. A great place to stay at!

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    France
    Age 45 - 54

    4 hearts
    January 2019

    For sure you can feel at home here!!

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    France
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    Louise is just wonderful - she's been very helpful and nice to us. She even came to the bus station to find us. Her house is lovely and we couldn't dream of a better house to stay in for a couple of days in Edinburgh. Thank you Louise!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Louise in ,

    Ow! Thank you I’m glad you enjoyed your stay x

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    Hong Kong
    Age 25 - 34

    4 hearts
    August 2018

    Clean, cozy, quiet, comfortable house! Highly recommend for students. Everything's perfect in the house and Louise cleans the room for me everyday which is really thankful. Just a little bit far from the city centre. You can take the bus which is located 2 mins away from the house. (^.^)

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    England
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    January 2018

    Our stay at Louise’s was without fault. Louise was exceptionally helpful and we certainly got the impression that nothing was too much hassle. Her home was spotless, cosy and very inviting. We couldn’t have asked for any more and would happily return should another trip to Edinburgh present itself. A 5 star experience.

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    Taiwan
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    January 2018

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

How do I book?

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When do I pay?

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