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House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

LUXURY HISTORIC CASTLE SET IN BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE GROUNDS

FOR CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2014 THE CHANGEOVER DAY WILL BE SATURDAY

This stunning 16th century spacious tower has been finished to a very high standard and is set in an elevated position enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding rolling hills and countryside, but is still accessible to all local amenities.

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders with the ancient marketing town of Selkirk only 4 miles, the world famous town of Melrose 10 miles and the City of Edinburgh 40 miles away making this a fantastic base for your holiday. Close by the beautiful Bowhill House & country estate with woodland adventure playground, theatre, tea room, horse riding and clay pigeon shooting, Abbotsford House (home of Sir Walter Scott), Melrose Abby, Melrose RFC, championship golf courses of Roxburghe, Samye Ling Buddhist temple and Glentress forest the UKs leading mountain bike centre are all within easy reach. Leisure facilities: trout fishing. Games room: on main floor large spacious room with table tennis, piano and board games.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors and offers FIVE large bedrooms all with stunning views and handmade Duxiana beds: on the first floor 1 king-size zip-and-link with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. On the second floor accessed via a stone spiral staircase 1 master super-king zip-and-link with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath with shower over and WC. On the third floor accessed via a stone spiral staircase 1 double with en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath and WC, 1 king-size zip-and-link with en-suite bath and WC. Fourth floor accessed via a stone and wooden spiral staircase (top tower) 1 king-size zip-and-link with en-suite shower room with WC. Two separate WC’s situated on the main floor and wet-room situated on third floor (tower). On the first floor the great hall: with huge stone fireplace with open fire (logs included) beautiful views and ample seating. Sitting room: with DVD/CD/TV flatscreen, Freeview, hi-fi and ample seating. Study/bar: with desk, wi-fi and an array of books. Study: on first floor tower, accessed via a stone spiral staircase, beautiful historic room with wing back chairs, woodburner (logs included) and books. Kitchen/dining room: on the main floor, this large, well-equipped hand built kitchen offers an AGA, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, espresso machine, pantry and large beautiful grand dining table. Utility room: on the main floor, with washing machine, tumble dryer and extra fridge. Outside: large mature beautiful enclosed walled gardens with furniture. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, bath robes, heating, electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Additional info: catering and daily maid can be arranged, pre booking essential. Luxury bathroom and starter kitchen pack all included. Location: pub/restaurant 1 mile, shops 4 miles. Arrival time: 3pm.

Size Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Games room
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 Family bathrooms
Furniture Cots (1)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
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Pub Within 1 Mile

Fishing Onsite / Nearby

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The Scottish Borders region

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Selkirk

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:21 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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