About the home
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, 50km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|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 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 5, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details outdoors:
Situated within an stunning position.
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:
Site of Trimontium Roman Camp
Abbotsford – former home of Sir Walter Scott
Statue of William Wallace
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
Borders Walking Festival
Melrose Common Riding
Historic homes including Traquair, Manderston, Bowhill, Queen Mary’s House, Thirlestane Castle, Ayton Castle & Floors 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.
The Melrose / St Boswells area
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
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.
A large number of riding centres and schools cater for everyone of all abilities.
How to get there
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This property is located within 1 hour's drive of Edinburgh, 90 minutes drive of Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle. Closest airports are Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne.
Perfectly situated and central to the Scottish Borders. Towns like Melrose, Jedburgh, Kelso, Selkirk, Hawick and Galashiels are near by. It provides easy access to visit the ruined Abbeys, graceful stately houses, stunning gardens and beautiful country landscapes as well as local places of interest.
This property backs on the St Cuthbert’s Way walk and within minutes you can be enjoying views along the River Tweed. Elite Holiday Cottages is an ideal location for those looking for a peaceful and secluded holiday, yet within one mile of local amenities in the village of St Boswells close to Melrose.
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.
Activities near Melrose
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break
22 Feb 2012
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... more
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|Prices for group size 5|
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|High season||25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 570||£ 150||£ 150||1 Week|
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|High season||20 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||£ 570||£ 150||£ 150||1 Week|
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|Low season||2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 375||£ 90||£ 90||3 Nights|
|High season||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 570||-||-||1 Week|
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