Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 13
Situated in the Borders town of Melrose, this beautiful stone built townhouse offers unique, spacious accommodation. There are large light filled rooms with real fire places and original detailing. A private enclosed garden is ideal for relaxing whilst admiring the view of the Eildon hills. Totally enclosed it is good for children and is equipped with a barbecue.
This quiet location has a beautiful walk along the banks of the river Tweed at the end of your road and is a 5 minute walk from the centre of what is regarded as the finest village in the Central Borders. Tweedmount is in a perfect location for a country holiday with all the amenities of this vibrant village. Melrose has a select range of excellent restaurants, pubs and hotels to suit all tastes and a theatre running all year round. The village is well resourced with many local high street businesses offering the best of Scotlands local produce.
We also have the slightly larger Tweedknowe property immediately next door if you wish to enquire. Tweedknowe has 7 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Dining room and 2 further reception rooms upstairs. Please request availability details on your enquiry about Upper Tweedmount.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||North berwick 54 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 69 km, Nearest railway: Berwick (or Edinburgh): 66 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (7), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Tweedmount is furnished with an eclectic mix of old charm and modern comforts to make your stay as pleasant and as comfortable as possible. This spacious accommodation is ideally suited to families and larger groups.
Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule with fireplace and closet (for boots and fishing tackle).
First Floor: Large drawing room, kitchen/dining room, study with sofa bed, bedroom with kingsize bed, traditional British bathroom, laundry/closet all opening into an impressive hall with stunning curving stairwell.
Second Floor: Master bedroom with steepled ceiling, twin bedroom, family room: twin beds plus day bed, double bedroom, bathroom.
Large enclosed garden with BBQ.
|Further details outdoors|
This quiet location has a beautiful walk along the banks of the river Tweed at the end of your road and is a 5 minute walk from the centre of what is regarded as the finest village in the Central Borders.
Tweedmount is in a perfect location for a country holiday with all the amenities of this vibrant village. Melrose has a select range of excellent restaurants, pubs and hotels to suit all tastes and a theatre running all year round.
The village is well resourced with many local high street businesses offering the best of Scotlands local produce.
Rentals are from friday - friday
Guests are welcome from 3pm on arrival day and are asked to vacate the house by 10am on day of departure.
No smoking preffered.
Low season £790
New Year £1700
The Scottish Borders region
Golf - 28 golf courses are available within the region. Special golf passes to play on all the courses are available from the tourist board
Festivals- Common ridings and ancient festivals dating from the middle ages take place in all the surrounding towns from May till September.
Fishing - Excellent Salmon and trout fishing on the nearby river Tweed. Many other local lochs and rivers also offer excellent fishing.
Walking - Excellent walking country with many informal and formal walks including the famous Southern Upland Way and St Cuthberts Way.
Watersports: Canoeing on the river Tweed.
Cycling: There are numerous cycling trails locally appealling to all levels, with Glentress, the premier Scottish mountainbiking venue in the locality.
Historic Buildings - Many historic buildings and country houses are nearby including Melrose Abbey, Abbotsford House (Sir Walter Scotts home), Melerstain, Floors Castle, Paxton House.
Visit Abbotsford House, part of the Da Vinci tour. The fantasy Scottish baronial mansion and the home of Sir Walter Scott who is internationally considered the inventor and the greatest practitioner of the historical novel.
Edinburgh - with its shops, buildings, festival and history is only 1 hour away by car and bus.
The busy little town of Melrose, has an excellent selection of shops, award winning hotels and restaurants and is ideally situated for exploring the many attractions of the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh.
Melrose has something to suit all tastes and a theatre running all year round. The village is well resourced with many local high street businesses offering the best of Scotlands local produce.
The town is the home of Rugby 7's and the famous Melrose abbey founded in 1136. Nestling at the foot of the beautiful Eildon hills, the area is ideal for exploring the ancient Roman settlement of Trimontium, and an even more ancient Bronze age site.
Melrose hosts one of the four great Border Abbeys built during the 12th century. Home of the Cistercian Order in the reign of David I. Originally very plain, when it was rebuilt in the 15th century, it became very ornate. Much still standing. Reputed to be the burial place of the heart of Robert the Bruce.
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4 Feb 2014
"Great Customer Service"
My family booked to go to a larger house for a long weekend for my sisters 70th birthday unfortunately our stay had to be cancelled one week before due to unforeseen building damage. The owner organ… More
30 Apr 2012
"Nice house, good location"
Nice spacious house and in a good location - a few minutes walk into the centre of the lovely town of Melrose and easy to access the rest of the borders.
Problems: there are only two bathrooms (even though the house details say there are 3) - one with a shower over the bath. There were 8 of us so there was some congestion in the mornings. If we'd filled the house with the maximum of 15 I think it would have been a major problem.
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