Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Cosaig is a delightful 3 star self catering holiday cottage sleeping 4 to 6 people in the welcoming Scottish Border's town of Innerleithen.
• Newly available and re-furbished to high standard ("a strong 3 star award" according to Visitcotland).
• Sleeps 4 – 6 (1 bedroom with double bed and full sized single truckle bed; 1 bedroom with adult size bunk beds and en-suite shower. room; sofa bed in living room).
• Family wet room.
• All mod-cons (Dishwasher / fridge freezer / washing machine / tumble drier / microwave / flat-screen TV / DVD player / iPod dock / Wii).
• Free WI-FI.
• Enclosed garden.
• Family-friendly (highchair, cot and much more available) (VisitScotland children welcome scheme).
• Suitable for people with limited mobility (Visit Scotland category 2 accessibility scheme).
• Bike-friendly (secure bike storage; bike repair stand; bike washing facilities and drying space) (Visit Scotland Cyclists and Walkers welcome scheme).
• 5 minutes from shops / pubs and restaurants.
• Centrally located with views overlooking the park.
• Short breaks available.
• Well-behaved dogs welcome by arrangement.
• No smoking.
• Friday changeover for full week stays during peak season.
Cosaig is a comfortable holiday home from home, which is affordable, yet fitted out to a high standard. We have tried to think of everything so that you can travel light. On your arrival you will find a welcome pack with essentials and some locally sourced goodies. We can arrange to pick up shopping for you from our local butchers and green grocers. We can also have a meal ready for your arrival, so that you can pop it in the oven while you unpack.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello 53.1 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 54.1 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley 47.6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Scottish Borders region
Whatever you are looking for The Scottish Border's takes some beating. The hills and rivers range from the majestic to the tame and have inspired artists and writers such as Walter Scott and James Hogg (otherwise known as the Ettrick Shepherd). Those same hills are a walker's or mountain biker's dream. Why not venture along part of the Southern Upland or St Cuthbert's Way or explore the 7Stanes Mountain bike trails?
Innerleithen is the ideal base for exploring the Borders. Peebles, Melrose and Moffat are just a few of the small towns within easy reach. All have their own unique style, and you will find a range of interesting shops, museums and coffee shops in each place. If visiting stately homes is your bag then you will be pleased to know that you can fill your days with trips to the Bowhill Estate, Abbotsford (home of Walter Scott) , Mellerstane House and Thirlestane.
Have a day out in Edinburgh while you're here. It is on a direct bus route from Innerleithen, or a 50 minute drive away.
There is so much to do you can't possibly get bored in the Borders.
Surrounded by outstanding countryside, and located on the river Tweed, Innerleithen caters exceptionally well for holiday-makers. On Cosaig's doorstep you will find not only a selection of interesting shops, friendly pubs and small restaurants, but also tourist attractions such as Traquair House, the National Trust's Robert Smail's Printing Works and St. Ronan's Wells.
For the more active there is a multitude of lovely local walks and bike rides. Indeed Innerleithen is famous for it's downhill track which is one of the 7stanes mountain bike trails. Very nearly complete is a new all-purpose path which will link Innerleithen, Cardrona and Peebles, and which will take you to Glentress, another huge draw for mountain bikers. Glentress is also the home of a new Go-Ape tree top adventure course. If you are fond of swimming, both Peebles and nearby Galashiels have swimming pools. Peebles Hydro hotel also runs Day Spa breaks.
The Scottish Border's towns are renowned for their summer festivals, and Innerleithen is no exception, boasting the oldest organised sports meeting in Scotland. St Ronan's Games Week is really a misnomer with activities for people of all ages spreading over 10 days. Innerleithen knows how to party! Other annual treats include the Traquair Fair and many mountain biking events.