Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This is a deceptively spacious, modern townhouse over 3 floors offering immaculate accommodation in the very centre of town.
In this secluded mews courtyard there's ample private parking for at least 2 cars (immediately outside your front door) yet within 300m you have 1 supermarket, 2 bars, 3 take-aways, 4 good restaurants and 5 cafés/bistros - plus much more beyond !
The house was totally re-decorated & furnished in Nov 2012 and comprises:
On the top floor, the master bedroom with spacious ensuite showerroom.
- from your balcony, enjoy the views across the rooftops and steeples to the hills beyond while sipping a glass of wine in the evening sun. (see disclaimer)
On the first floor, a large twin bedroom, and a single bedroom (with additional guest bed).
- all our bedrooms have ample storage space in the form of wardrobes/cupboards and chest of drawers
- there's a hairdyrer and radio-alarm clock in each bedroom.
The generous family bathroom has an over-bath (Mira) shower.
On the ground floor you'll find a compact modern kitchen with electric oven & ceramic hob, washing machine, fridge (with freezer compartment), dishwasher and microwave.
- a comprehensive set of crockery, cutlery, pots and pans are included
- 4-slice toaster, plus tea and coffee pots
- on request, a 'starter pack' of essentials can be arranged ahead of your arrival.
The roomy lounge has a sofa and snuggler to seat 5 in comfort, plus extra chairs for visitors.
The dining area has an extendable table which can seat up to six.
French doors lead directly out to the enclosed south-facing patio garden at the rear of the house.
- there is bench seating so you can enjoy the flowers and shrubs in this private sun trap.
- the new patio garden has just been landscaped and re-planted (July 2013)
There's also a convenient WC on the ground floor, and an under-stair cupboard off the lounge for all your coats and shoes etc.
- for the summer months, feel free to use the picnic hampers and cool-boxes for lazy lunches in the local parks, or whilst you tour the wonderful Borders scenery that surrounds you.
The lounge, twin and double bedrooms boast LCD TVs with Freeview and DVD players - there's a wide range of DVD / VHS films and CD music to choose from. We've also provided games, books and magazines should the weather turn inclement.
There are numerous excellent restaurants, hotels, bars and takeaways all within a few hundred yards stroll. Although your house is ideally situated to enjoy all these attractions and amenities, it also provides a modern, fully fitted kitchen. So, for those who prefer to self-cater you are within a short walk of Tesco, Sainsbury, and Co-op supermarkets, plus all other typical high street shops just a short walk from your front door. Peebles is noted across Scotland and the North of England for its number and variety of independent speciality shops.
This self-catering property is available for:
- Holiday Rental
- Short and Long-Term Lets*
- Corporate Bookings
- House Swap
* Bed linen and towels are included for all except Short/Long-Term Lets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello (Edinburgh) & East Lothian coastline 40 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh International Airport 40 km, Nearest railway: Waverley - Edinburgh City 35 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
A single 'guest bed ' is also available.
|Further details outdoors|
Enclosed patio garden with seating, to the rear of the house.
The Scottish Borders region
Located approximately 35km south of Edinburgh city centre (with the city by-pass even closer, providing links to Edinburgh Airport and the motorway network) makes this area an excellent choice to base yourself for a touring holiday in southern Scotland.
Add to this, formal and botanic gardens, stately homes and a rich history with ancient monuments and castles all on your doorstep ... there's plenty to keep you busy in the local area itself.
Whilst a car is not essential to enjoy Peebles and its own local attractions, it would be a shame to miss out on a tour of the wider Borders area and north to Edinburgh city itself. Car rental can be arranged on your behalf, or why not contact us and let us organise local tours for you. Tell us the sort of things you want to see and do - and we'll take care of the rest, whether it be sight-seeing, city shopping, walking, amazing beaches & coastlines, historical tours, golfing or botanical ... we'll lay on a great holiday for you!
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town straddling the world renowned river Tweed. The town boasts quality high-street shopping, supermarkets, and numerous leisure and recreational facilities including golf courses, art galleries, museums, a theatre, swimming pool and, more recently, some of the best dedicated mountain-biking venues in the UK. Peebles is renowned for its number and range of independent shops, attracting visitors and tourists from far and wide.
Horse riding, fishing and hill/walking are also very popular local activities. Peebles hosts each year an agricultural show, several road cycling events, and it's own cultural 'Beltane Festival' ... a festival of local legend, history and tradition with roots dating back many centuries.
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1 Apr 2014
What a fantastic place. A great central location, with lots of nice wee cafés and restaurants. As over 3 floors gave the space required to give everyone their space, whilst being together. Also nea… More
7 Jan 2014
"Far exceeded any expectations we had."
With another couple we stayed for a week at the end of September 2013. Ideal for couples travelling together or with family as there are two full bathrooms on two different levels with a half bathroom… More
24 Nov 2013
"Home from Home @ Elcho Mews"
We stayed at Elcho Mews for 2 days/nights in October. My family in law live in Peebles and we stayed for my mother in laws 60th birthday party weekend. We couldn't have felt more comfortable stay… More
5 Nov 2013
"Perfect location and a comfortable property"
This is a well maintained property with just about everything you can think of to make it feel like a home from home. It's location provides easy walking access to everything Peebles has to offe… More
26 Jul 2013
"Ideal for exploring Peebles and surrounding area"
Everything we needed apart from a good reading light in the lounge.also you need to be fit to climb 2 flights of stairs to ensuite bedroom - worth it for the spacious ensuite and the little balcony..We had lovely weather and were delighted to find picnic eqipment was provided. We can recommend the butchers shop close by
23 Jul 2013
"A Perfect Place to Relax"
Elcho Street Mews was an absolute delight to stay in. My sister and I decided to stay for eight nights in Peebles and use this as a base to explore Scotland. From Peebles it was an easy drive into E… More
21 Jun 2013
"The best self-catering accommodation we have ever had"
This town-house was superb in location, furnishing, equipment, cleanliness and presentation. It was just a few minutes' walk from the town centre and the River Tweed. It has convenient off-street parking, a neat small rear patio and even a private balcony off the main bedroom. The owner is very helpful and friendly.
Being a town-house, it does have two flights of stairs which will not suit everybody.
It was a complete delight and we will look forward to returning
3 Jun 2013
"Excellent house with all you would ever need."
Myself, my girlfriend and her 2 young childred stayed here for a week in May 2013. the house itself is quite big and has 3 floors, a lot of effort has been put into this property by the owner to make … More
14 May 2013
"Lovely house in a perfect location for enjoying Peebles"
We stayed in Elcho Mews for a long weekend and had a brilliant weekend. I cannot emphasise how perfect the location of the house is for access to the shops, restaurants and bars in Peebles - all walk… More
6 May 2013
"Perfect place to stay in Peebles - great location and high standard of accommodation throughout."
We had a fantastic stay at Elcho Street Mews - it's conveniently located a short walk away from the centre of town but set in a very quiet Mews with ample parking. The owner has put a lot of eff… More
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