Nestled in the heart of the famous Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders, The Bike House offers a home away from home for all cyclists. From pro teams to families, groups of friends to couples, this self-catering apartment sleeps up to six adults and has everything you need to ensure your time off the bike is as good as it is on the world class trails on your doorstep.
Including free wifi, inside secure bike specific storage, washing facilities, a garage, bike wash, Freeview equipped TV and a great atmosphere, a few nights spent in The Bike House is any outdoor enthusiast or specifically cyclist's dream.
With the Tweed river a stone's through away, quiet roads, and the world class mountain bike centres of Innerleithen and Glentress only minutes from the door, we are perfectly located for all your holiday needs. The new riverside bike path links Innerleithen to Cardrona, Glentress and Peebels too, allowing you to travel the valley in quiet seclusion, away from busy traffic.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh, Nearest railway: Edinburgh|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
If you're visiting the Bike House, it's safe to say cycling is pretty high on your to-do list, and with Innerleithen, Glentress, numerous trails and quiet country roads on your doorstep you definitely won't be disappointed. But the Tweed Valley also boasts plenty to keep non-cycling friends and family busy – from walking and golf to ancient castles, boutique shops and luxury spas.
The flagship mountain bike centres of Glentress and Innerleithen form the cornerstone of the Forestry Commission's nationwide trail network. Both are only a stone's throw from the Bike House. www.7stanesmountainbiking.com has all the details.
Partnered with the Bike House, the UK's leading mountain bike coaching company has formed plenty of champions from the trails around the Tweed Valley. Whatever level you're at, let Dirt School cast an expert eye over your skills to maximise your time on the bike. www.dirtschool.co.uk
Golf and fishing
Innerleithen offers a friendly nine hole golf course, while nearby Peebles and Cardrona offer 18. The River Tweed is famous for its salmon and daily permits are available locally.
The stunning scenery of the local area makes for perfect walking. From challenging hill hikes and the Southern Upland way to gentle strolls along the River Tweed, all abilities and fitness levels are catered for.
Scotland's vibrant capital city is just a 45 minute drive from the Bike House. Explore the city's history by visiting the castle, the Scott Monument or taking a tour of the underground network of vaults - reputed to be the most haunted place in the UK. But if you're after a more modern slant why not discover Edinburgh's cosmopolitan side; theatres, cocktails, michelin starred restaurants and the best shops outside of London.