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View from the living room to the valley

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 45km

This beautifully designed cottage, built by local craftsmen using traditional materials and methods is situated in Newstead, the oldest continually inhabited village in Scotland, with a wealth of historical and archaeological attractions. The picturesque town of Melrose is within one mile and easily reached by a choice of level, roadside or country paths, passing by the beautiful Abbey.

For walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golfing and visiting many historic and archaeological sites without needing to take the car, this lovely, comfortable cottage with its uninterrupted, panoramic views, provides a holiday home which is second to none!

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Berwickshire and Northumberland coasts 45 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 50 km, Nearest railway: Berwick upon Tweed 45 km
Family friendly 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, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The main bedroom, with balcony access, has a King sized double bed and spacious wardrobe facilities. The comfortable living area, again with balcony access, is delightfully restful. Through the wide, full height, windows, you can observe the beautiful landscape and the changing moods of light and colour, in any season. On colder days enjoy the glow and warmth of the Scandinavian, wood burning stove. Underfloor heating beneath the solid oak flooring adds even more comfort. The open plan, contemporary kitchen area is equipped with every convenience needed to enable you to enjoy your stay.

Further details outdoors

During the sunny day time and warm evenings, you can enjoy al fresco living on the extensive, sheltered balcony decking which runs the full length of two sides of the cottage and has beautiful, clear, (safety) glass balustrade, allowing uninterrupted views from both inside the cottage and outside.

There is a further area of private, flower garden in front of the cottage and a generous parking and turning beyond, easily accessible from the public road. Even the views from the parking area are impressive!

Further details

The rental tariffs quoted are for two people, sharing.

The Scottish Borders region

The Scottish Borders is the land of ballads and legends, of the great writer, Sir Walter Scott and the poet James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd, a varied landscape both beautiful and wild, on the margins of Scotland and England from where generations of 'rievers' raided cattle from rivals in a lawless country known as the 'debatable lands' It is bounded by the rolling Cheviot Hills to the south, the Lammemuir and Moorfoot hIlls to the north, the Tweeddale hills to the West and, to the east, by the sea along the coast of Berwickshire. Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city is just beyond the region, to the north and can be reached from Melrose in less than an hour.

Melrose

Site of Trimontium Roman Camp

Melrose Abbey

Dryburgh Abbey

Abbotsford - Sir Walter Scott's House

Floors Castle

Smailholm Tower

Farne Islands

Tweed Valley Osprey Centre

Melrose Book Festival

Borders Walking Festival

Melrose Common Riding

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Review 1-2 of 2

1 Sep 2013

5/5

"Fantastic Cottage"

We spent a fabulous week in the Borders. The cottage is well located for walking and sightseeing trips. It is an easy walk into Melrose where are friendly people, good eating and excellent shopping. … More

23 Apr 2012

5/5

"Fantastic cottage"

Amazing accomodation, very comfortable with everything you need & more. Ideal location too as only 10 - 15 min walk into Melrose where there is a great choice of places to eat & drink. fantastic cycling on the doorstep. It was also really nice to meet Robert the owner.
Amazing views, came straight home & went on the computer to book again for the summer but is sadly already booked. Have recommended to family & freinds who are now also looking to book.
Truly wonderful place.... looking forward to our next visit

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Languages spoken
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  • French

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