Let energetic Paul arrange everything while you completely unbend. Chefs can rustle up meals in the sleek kitchen or fill the fridge with delicious treats; oysters can be ready for your arrival; housekeepers can magically clean and tidy. If you want recommendations for the best places to eat or visit then your hosts have ideas galore.
The ground floor is a pleasure to spend time in: relax in the drawing room (no TV in here) after supper; mix aperitifs in the library bar; snuggle up in the media room in front of a film on a rainy day. Upstairs big, calming bedrooms have views over the garden or to Arthur’s Seat. Two have claw-foot baths, the rest have walk-in power showers, all have underfloor heating and White Company smellies.
The walled garden has a tropical feel; eat under the covered terrace, burn off some calories in the gym (disguised as a summer house) and spend an evening under the stars beside the outdoor wood-burner.