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The Elms

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 24 reviews

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Elms is a detached Georgian house with a large mature garden situated next to the Golden Gates entrance to Floors Castle and only a stone throw from the River Tweed. The house and garden are totally enclosed making them extremely private and yet Kelso town centre with its cobbled streets, pubs, restaurants and shops to browse are within easy walking distance.

The property can sleep up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms and has 4 bathrooms. Downstairs there is a large lounge with woodburning stove and a flat screen TV, a games room with snooker table and a large farmhouse kitchen with granite work tops, stone sink, dishwasher and gas range cooker. Adjoining the kitchen is a large dining area seating 10 with an open fire to enjoy. There is also a well equipped utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and a drying area for boots and clothes.

The garage has a rod rack, chest freezer, table tennis table and a bikes for guest to use to explore the town or cycle up the drive to Floors Castle where there are is a plant centre and a very popular cafe.

The garden is totally secure for children and dogs. The lawns are lined with box hedges and there are seats in quite corners to enjoy. There is secure parking for 5 cars in the drive.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinbugh 60 km, Nearest railway: Berwick Upon Tweed 40 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Full size snooker table in games room, table tennis table in garage. Bikes in garage for guest use.

4 of the double beds can be made into single beds making 4 twin rooms

Further details outdoors

Large, private secure garden with box lined paths and secluded seating.

Further details

House keeper optional at an extra cost

The Scottish Borders region

The Scottish Borders is one of Scotlands best kept secrets, renowned for its turbulent history, fishing, rugby, golf,beautiful landscape and friendly people. The area is a paradise for walkers, cyclist and golfers while in the River Tweed and its many tributaries, you'll find some of the best fishing in Scotland.

Whether you explore by car, on bike or on foot, you'll discover friendly towns and picturesque villages, as well as the castles, abbeys, stately homes and museums that illustrate the exciting and often bloody history of the area.To the north, within easy driving distance is the beautiful city of Edinburgh; to the south the world heritage site of Hadrians Wall and to the east the rugged Northumberland and East Lothian coastline.

Based in Kelso you are in the heartland of the Borders and within a short drive to the other well known Borders towns of Jedburgh, Coldstream, Melrose and Hawick. Kelso is arguably the prettiest town in the Borders with cobbled streets and a large market place. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants to sample Scottish hospitality and many interesting shops to browse. Within walking distance is Floors Castle, Kelso Race Course, Kelso golf course and Springwood Park home to the Border Union agricultural show and many other events throughout the year. You'll never be lost for things to do and see in The Borders.

Kelso

Based in Kelso you are in the heartland of the Borders and within a short drive to the other well known Borders towns of Jedburgh, Coldstream, Melrose and Hawick.

Kelso is arguably the prettiest town in the Borders with cobbled streets and a large market place. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants to sample Scottish hospitality and many interesting shops to browse. Within walking distance is Floors Castle, Kelso Race Course, Kelso golf course and Springwood Park home to the Border Union agricultural show and many other events throughout the year. You'll never be lost for things to do and see in The Borders.

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Review 1-10 of 24

9 Dec 2014

5/5

"Superb !"

The Elms is a lovely house - comfortable, with a welcoming atmosphere and very well furnished and appointed. The owners are pleasant to deal with, helpful and very thoughtful when it comes to ensuri… More

4 Dec 2014

5/5

"Prepare to have your expectations surpassed!"

Our family of ten - three generations - stayed at The Elms for a celebration weekend. The accommodation was outstanding. Spotlessly clean and very well equiped. Everything provided - towels, logs and … More

7 Nov 2014

5/5

"Beautiful accomodation!"

I recently stayed at The Elms with a large group of family and friends. From the moment we arrived we knew we were in for a treat. The house itself is a gorgeous Georgian home with loads of character,… More

4 Nov 2014

5/5

"Relax in Luxury"

We stayed with family and friends for a long weekend.The Elms is situated five minutes from the town centre and adjacent to Floors Castle and the River Tweed.We dealt with Peter and Meg,who are two lo… More

26 Oct 2014

5/5

"Perfect family getaway"

I recently stayed at the elms with my family for a wedding we attending in Kelso for the weekend.We had a fabulous time here, it literally felt like home from home. Everything you need is there and pl… More

9 Oct 2014

5/5

"A hidden gem of a house in the heart of Kelso"

The Elms is an incredible find. It is such a relaxing feel to the place, and you will soon forget all the stresses of life once you have entered the doors (if you have first negotiated the tight gates… More

25 Sep 2014

5/5

"Luxury home from home"

From the time of booking to closing the door when we left we found the whole experience relaxing, helpful and was thou roughly enjoyed by all. House perfect (apart from shower curtains! One of my pet … More

17 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely big house in ideal location"

We are a group of 10 make golfers and this base was ideal for us. We managed to utilise the Zbed to fit 10 singles in and with 4 bathrooms/shower rooms it was never a struggle. Everything you need is … More

2 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fantastic house in a brilliant location - all your needs catered for"

I have stayed at The Elms twice in 9 months, it is a lovely house with a lot of space so that you feel you have the privacy of a hotel with the benefits of communal spaces to share with friends & fami… More

4 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fantastic location and property"

The town of Kelso is a great base to explore the borders, a very friendly town, and this property is on the door step of Floor Castle.The property was ideally suited for our needs, three families, two… More

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