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Cockle Kitty on organic farm, river, views, WiFi

from £43 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

11 reviews

from £43 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Front of Cockle Kitty - a sun trap!

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Cockle Kitty Cottage was converted from a barn and is in a quiet and very beautiful part of the Scottish Borders with the River Eden meandering through our organic farm. It is heated with a wood biomass and a log burner.

The spacious sitting room / dining area has an enormous arch-shaped French window facing East, perfect for basking in the morning sun. It is adjacent to the kitchen both south facing so very sunny. One double room and one

The kitchen has a door leading out to the patio with garden furniture and breathtaking views over beautiful rolling hills. The double bedroom has a king-sized Austrian sleigh bed, and in common with the twin room next door, sunny south facing views over to the Cheviot hills twelve miles away. There is one bathroom with an over-head shower.

Cockle Kitty Cottage has a dishwasher, sky tv, dvd, .Linen, towels and logs provided. Shared washing machine, washing line, iron and ironing board on site.

Relax on the recliners and admire the view and enjoy the peace and quiet! It is special.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 03:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Scremerston near Berwick - a beautiful beach. 12 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh and Newcastle. 80 km, Nearest railway: Berwick on Tweed & Edinburgh - hire a car - 45 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Fax machine, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture King Beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

A perfect cottage Summer or Winter! Snow or Sun ! B b q and wood burner , garden recliners - picnics or romantic dinners! You choose when you want to come! Lovely views from the cottage and lovely river walks. Kelso is a beautiful market town just 3 miles away. The Scottish Borders are steeped in history, including Floors Castle and Kelso Abbey and many stately homes including Mellerstain, Manderston and Paxton.

Further details outdoors

Tennis coaching lessons are available on request.Fishing. River walks. Bird watching. Picnics.

Buy fresh fruit and vegetables from the organic farm.

Further details

There are 3 other cottages nearby sleeping 4 and 6-10 and a small one for just two.

The Scottish Borders region

The South of Scotland and the area around the Scottish boarder is home to a variety of interesting local pubs and restaurants, local butchers, bakers, salmon smokeries etc. There are many colourful Border towns and villages for shopping and dining out. Romantic hill country, with rivers, lochs and grazing animals. Wild birds and mammals. Ever changing skies. Quiet roads and genuine people, local produce. The region is renowned for great hill walking along the Pennine way, Dere Street, Southern Upland Way, the Abbeys Way.

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Kelso was described by Sir Walter Scott as 'The most beautiful, if not the most romantic town in Scotland'. It has a glorious setting, nestling in the Cheviots, with the River Tweed sweeping round the backs of pretty Georgian cottages and the unusual octagonal parish church. The 18th century cobbled square and handsome townhouses give Kelso the elegant air of a French market town. Today the cobbled square has a wonderful collection of shops...cashmere, finest tweeds, pottery, , Tweedside Tackle, Lee's Butcher and delicatessen, Wylie the butcher , fish shope, many clothes and shoe shops and a unique assortment of gift shops.

There are reminders of the towns magnificent medieval past in the ruins of its Romanesque Abbey, built for David I in 1128. It was one of the biggest abbeys in the area before it was razed to the ground in 1545 during Scotlands rough wooing by Henry VIII. Floors Castle is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland and you can wander through spectacular staterooms filled with priceless European paintings, tapestries and furnishings.

For action - new tennis courts, the Tweed cycle way, golf, rugby, racing, horse-riding, curling, ice-skating, fishing, walking, beaches.

For relaxing - several beauty salons, gardens, historic houses, the Border Abbeys, the quaint Roxy cinema.

For nourishment - several good pubs including the Queenshead bistro and the Cobbles, and a superb wine bar, Oscars, are all found in Kelso. Further out of town there is the wonderful Caddy Mans and the Teviot Smokery coffee shop on the Jedburgh Road.

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Review 1-10 of 11

13 Nov 2012

5/5

"This is our ideal holiday cottage"

The cottage is very comfortable and has all we need. We've been coming here for years. Great location only a mile or so from town (pubs, restaurants, shops and excellent local brewery!) but well off the beaten track. My daughter is horse crazy so there's plenty on the farm to keep her entertained. Great walking country. The owners are very helpful and friendly. Favourite things - log stove in the autumn evenings and, of course, the horses. Least favourite thing - rural internet and mobile speeds (but it is the country after all!)

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      Calendar last updated:11 Jul 2015

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