House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Parkview is a three bedroomed house over looking the delightful Gibson Park in the heart of the historic town of Melrose. It has a spacious layout downstairs comprising of a modern kitchen, W.C and a lounge/dining room, which can be used by six people with ease. Upstairs there are three well proportioned ,comfortable and stylish bedrooms, with open views across Melrose and the majestic Eildon hills, serviced by a family bathroom.The house has private parking and the location means a very easy stroll home from the town and everything it has to offer.
Next to the house there are great facilities for families which include two very well equipped play parks and for the more athletic why not have a game of tennis on one of the three all weather floodlit courts only 40 meters away.
Unlike a lot of the properties on this page who claim to be in Melrose We are with the the town centre 2 minutes walk from the house
Outside the decked courtyard lets you and your friends and family enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the park but still with your own privacy.Parkview is semi -detached and 40 years old and was fully refurbished in 2011. We offer visitors to Parkview clean and comfortable accommodation which makes a great base for visiting this part of Scotland.
Hogmany in Melrose is the biggest street party in the borders. You could sit and watch the grand firework display from the house or join the many spectators in the town square to bring in the New Year.
Visit the Ancient Melrose Abbey or the many independent shops and restaurants on offer.
There are many lovely walks by the river or around the town .The tourist information centre in the town will keep you right on all the places to visit.
Minutes walk take to the river tweed for its great trout and salmon fishing.There are many lovely walks along the tweed and through some of the small villages near Melrose.
With 21 courses in the region from little 9 hole gems to tour event standard there is something for all standards. We offer discounts at some of the local course and in some case free golf when booking a week as advertised at Parkview.
Edinburgh is a easy one hours drive where you can view the many attractions and shop in one of the worlds best known capitals cities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Coldingham 50 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 55 km, Nearest railway: Berwick or Edinburgh 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Full kitchen and dowstairs W.C.
travel Cot with blankets and high chair are available at no extra charge
Free Wi-Fi is also available
All linen ,towels,power ,'heating etc. included
Fairy liquid,washing powder,diswaher tablets tea towels,etc included
|Further details outdoors||
The house is next to two very well equipped play-parks and minutes walk from the historic Melrose Abbey and town center.
The Scottish Borders region
The Scottish Borders is the short break destination of Scotland located close to Edinburgh and Newcastle airports and the main trunks roads from England passing through
A quiet week-end or one bursting at the seams with activities its up to you.
With 21 courses in the region there is plenty of choice for the keen golfer from courses which hold tour events to some very tight town courses a challenge for everyone!
The River tweed is world famous for its salmon fishing and with the wild brown trout in its tributaries and the local lochs with stocked rainbows the area is an angler's paradise
Cycling and walking
The Area has some of the best mountain biking in Britain and scenic walks in Scotland
Hogmanay in Melrose is a great week end in Melrose the towns Pipeband entertains the crowds gathered to watch the firework display at the anciant Mercat cross .Parkview is the perfect location.
Shopping and eating
Looking for that special gift or just treating yourself, the borders has some great shopping to offer and when you work up that appetite try some of the excellent bars and restaurants using the best of Borders produce
For an in depth review of all this and much more visit www.visitscottishborders.com
The ancient and historic town of Melrose would make a great base for any holiday in the Scottish Borders with its ruined abbey founded in 1136 and the other Border abbeys situated in Kelso Jedburgh and Dryburgh forming the Four Abbeys cycle route and walk .
With The Eildon hills looking down on the town inviting you to take a hearty walk and with the Southern Upland Way passing close by . St Cuthberts Way starting at the Abbey and many other local walks there's plenty to keep you active.
When theres shopping to be done the small individual shops of Melrose are on your doorstep, as are the local restaurants and bars everything is just minutes walk from the house.
Parkveiw looks onto Gibson park were the are two well equipped play parks for the kids and a well struck serve will take you to the 3 all weather floodlit tennis courts 40m away.
The Greenyards home of M.R.F.C and founders of seven a side rugby is just a punt across the road
The Wynd theatre has productions on most weeks and there is a four screen cinema in nearby Galashiels showing all the latest movies.
Galashiels is also where you'll find a Marks and Spencer food hall, Tesco + Asda 24hr and some high street chains and a Poundland for the kids!
If you want to visit Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh is less than an hours drive away, and the beautiful Norththumberland coast with it's stunning castles just over an hours drive.