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Garden Cottage and The Lodge

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

This delightful cottage is the completely self contained wing of the owner's Victorian Mansion House. At the entrance to the property there is a secluded garden area with outdoor furniture to enjoy the warm light evenings, as well as the facilities to enjoy a log fire from the lounge. It also enjoys a private aspect with views across the paddock to the woodland beyond.

GROUND FLOOR: spacious sitting/dining room with open fire. Well equipped kitchen. Cloakroom room WC and wash hand basin.

FIRST FLOOR: 3 bedrooms–2 doubles and 1 single. Bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

FACILITIES: gas central heating, logs and coal for open fire and all electricity included in the rent. Bed linen, towels and toiletries provided, shaver point. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, dishwasher, automatic washer/dryer, iron/ironing board, colour TV, DVD, radio/CD player, travel cot and high chair available on request. Garden and garden furniture. Private parking. Pets welcome. No smoking in the property please.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Coldingham 50 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh/Newcastle 55 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh/Berwick 55 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

Situated within an stunning position.

Further details

Reduced rates available for smaller occupancy rates.

The Scottish Borders region

Situated within the beautiful, scenic and picturesque region of the Scottish Borders. Close to all amenities and tourist attractions, including Abbeys, St Cuthbert's Way, local fishing, shooting, cycling and hiking trails. Major cities and beaches are all within short distances.

Melrose is a quaint town, with character and charm. It has numerous choices of places to eat along with a range of individual boutique shops.

Places of Interest:

Melrose Abbey

Dryburgh Abbey

Jedburgh Abbey

Kelso Abbey

Site of Trimontium Roman Camp

Abbotsford – former home of Sir Walter Scott

Statue of William Wallace

Smailholm Tower

Tweed Valley Osprey Centre

Melrose Book Festival – guests have included the likes of Michael Palin, John Simpson & Ian Rankin

Melrose Rugby 7s – teams compete from all over the world

International Pipe Band Championship

Eildon Hills

Borders Walking Festival

Melrose Common Riding

Historic homes including Traquair, Manderston, Bowhill, Queen Mary’s House, Thirlestane Castle, Ayton Castle & Floors Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Alnwick Castle – as featured in Harry Potter films

Cinema – Galashiels

Melrose Wynd Theatre

The major supermarkets of Tescos, Asda, Marks & Spencer are located in Galashiels.

All within 1 hour’s drive

The Farne Islands lie two to three miles off the Northumberland coast midway between the fishing village of Seahouses and the magnificent Castle of Bamburgh. As well as being the most famous Sea Bird Sanctuary in the British Isles they also have a large colony of Atlantic or Grey Seals.

For beach lovers the costal areas include North Berwick, Dunbar, St Abbs, Coldingham and Eyemouth.

Lindisfarne (Holy Island)

Accessible via a three-mile causeway at low tide only, the island.

Stobbo Castle is an ideal location for papering beauty days.

Edinburgh with sights including the famous Castle, Scott Monument, Palace of Holyrood House, Royal Mile, Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Zoo and the Royal Yacht Britannia as well as shopping, arts, dining and theatre.


St Boswells as a village has an expanding list of amenities to satisfy any needs. These include 2 hairdressers, bookshop and cafe, butcher, Post Office, grocery store, garage, tackle shop, restaurant/bar, fish and chip shop and Chinese takeaway. Melrose is a scenic and stunning town, with local attractions for history lovers, food lovers, families, couples, walkers, cyclists, golfers, fishing enthusiasts and photographers.


There are a large number of activities and sports all located within the region.

Clay Pigeon shooting

Bird Watching

Tennis Courts


With over 1500 miles of walking routes, the Borders is the perfect location for keen walkers. Walks include St Cuthbert’s Way, Border Forests Walks, Costal Walk, village walks, Border Abbeys Way crossing all 4 Abbeys in the area.


The Scottish Borders is idea for cyclists to cover all abilities, from racing cyclists to mountain bikers.


The Borders provides a perfect location for keen anglers. The River Tweed famous for its salmon and trout fishing.


Some of the most breath taking courses are located in the Borders with over 21 situated with the area. 3 and 5 day passes can be purchased.

Horse Riding

A large number of riding centres and schools cater for everyone of all abilities.

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23 Aug 2014


"Lovely relaxing cottage"

We have just returned from a lovely week at garden cottage. Well equipped in beautiful grounds. Our dog loved his daily walk along the tweed. A warm welcome from the owner Connie who has set a cosy fi… More

22 Feb 2012


"The best of the best."

On arrival we received a very warm welcome from the owner. The cottage is beautifully furnished, warm and comfortable and the welcoming log fire was an added bonus after a long journey. The location o… More

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