Garden Bank Cottage -2 ensuite
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Garden Bank Cottage was converted from a barn with two ensuite bedrooms.One double room and one twin room. Showers. All rooms are on the ground level. It has a contemporary open plan living room with a small kitchen / dining area, wood burning stove and French - windows out to the south facing decked garden with wonderful views over the Tweed valley to the Cheviots on the horizon .
Garden Bank is a really warm cottage with oil central heating and a wonderful log burner fire making Garden Bank a great choice for winter breaks. There is always a pile of logs with no charge.
Garden Bank is on Cliftonhill Farm which is organic and we produce oats and sheep.
Garden furniture, charcoal bar b q, new all weather - tennis court, river walks and wild life.
Kelso is 3 miles away and has a pavement all the way in to Kelso. Sir Walter Scotts once described it as 'The most beautiful, if not the most romantic town in Scotland'
It has easy walking access and is disabled (wheel chair) friendly and children friendly too.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Scremerston near Berwick - a beautiful beach. 12 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh and Newcastle 80 km, Nearest railway: Berwick on Tweed & Edinburgh - hire a car - 30 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, 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, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|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||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
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.
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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19 Aug 2014
"Terrific views, comfortable accommodation and excellent hosts."
We stayed at Garden Bank Cottage for a few days whilst visiting family in Jedburgh. Originally we were planning to stay closer to Jedburgh, but accommodation was in short supply that weekend. How luck… More
21 Feb 2014
"A fantastic break yet again!"
We've been visiting Maggie and Archie for about 13 years and have used all three of the cottages. Garden Bank is our favourite; beautiful views and two showers which is great with two teenage bo… More
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