Spey Caster Cottage – Home 101075 Cottage
- 2 bedrooms
- 4 sleeps
- min stay varies
Spey Caster Cottage – Home 101075
- 2 bedrooms
- sleeps 4
- min stay varies
Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4
- Child friendly
- Car advised
- No pets allowed
- Private garden
Description from owner
This beautifully located cottage is surprisingly spacious, and sleep up to 4 people very comfortably With a lovely big kitchen/dinner enjoying a relaxed atmosphere. The sitting room is perfect with a flat screen tv with freeview and dvd player. Perfect for families, couples and fishermen. The kitchen leads out onto a patio which is a haven for eating and relaxing on summer days and nights. This is a home away from home in the heart of the Scottish Borders. We are less than a mile from the famous Melrose Abbey and walking in from Newstead on the former Masons route makes it even more special. We are 2 minutes from the river Tweed where fishing is our passion and we cater for the fishers in all ways. I am a full time ghillie come casting instructor, offering a service second to none, from a days trout fishing to a full salmon fishing package. With all equipment available for hire, there is nothing I cant sort out fishing wise, with the best contacts on the river. We will do all we
This beautifully located cottage is surprisingly spacious, and sleep up to 4 people very comfortably With a lovely big kitchen/dinner enjoying a relaxed atmosphere. The sitting room is perfect with a flat screen tv with freeview and dvd player. Perfect for families, couples and fishermen. The kitchen leads out onto a patio which is a haven for eating and relaxing on summer days and nights. This is a home away from home in the heart of the Scottish Borders. We are less than a mile from the famous Melrose Abbey and walking in from Newstead on the former Masons route makes it even more special. We are 2 minutes from the river Tweed where fishing is our passion and we cater for the fishers in all ways. I am a full time ghillie come casting instructor, offering a service second to none, from a days trout fishing to a full salmon fishing package. With all equipment available for hire, there is nothing I cant sort out fishing wise, with the best contacts on the river. We will do all we can to make your stay a very enjoyable , just get in touch. Let us know your ideal holiday details and let me take the hassle out of it for you. Looking forward to hearing from you Kevin and Sheena. Newstead has its own charm although it is only a short walk from Melrose, It is overlooked by the Eildon hills, the River Tweed runs alongside the village and it is surrounded by green fields. We are only to happy to help with anything including fishing as we run Tweedswood fisheries a premium salmon beat 4 minutes from the Cottage . Please just ask for any info on anything before hand as we live in this area and have built up a very good network.
Location description from owner
The Scotland region
The Scottish Borders is justly a location for all seasons!
With the fantasic Winter's lovely frosty mornings and the spectacular landscape around you, down by the River Tweed with the mist rising off the water, the silence can feel as though one is on a different planet. The area and atmosphere changes so much, it just revitalizes and rejuvenates you. The Spring lambs are in all the fields and the new growth surrounds us. In the Summer one can just relax to a countryfied way of life. Slowly the Autumnal colours appear and are a beauty to behold. Driving around the Borders offers you fantastic views over every rise.
Melrose has an excellent 9-hole golf course on the shoulder of the Eildon Hills, with wonderful views and is one of 21 excellent courses in the area.
There are tennis courts in the park at Melrose.
This is the heart of rugby country, with the Greenyards at Melrose being the home of the rugby Sevens game.
For less active days, there is a wealth of stately homes, ruined abbeys, historic castles and peel towers to visit - the nearest is probably Sir Walter Scott's home of Abbotsford, just four miles distant - as well as some lovely gardens nearby like Monteviot and Mertoun.
Stately homesinclude .Abbotsford House Floors Castle, Traquair house, Melerstain and Manderston
Salmon and trout fishing available. www.tweedswood.com
Historic sights: Trimonium museum and Fort. in Newstead, Melrose
Edinburgh is only 38 miles away visit the Edinburgh Festival.
The River Tweed, walks by the river and of course Fishing.
Melrose wynd Theatre
In Melrose alone we have Burts Hotel, The Town house, the Kings Arms, a wonderful Italian, Monte Cassino, this is just a few.
Everything you need is in Melrose, with some lovely craft shops
CASTING INSTRUCTION Salmon or Trout. ---Team Pro Guide.LOOP/VISION/RIO
SALMON FISHING/GRAYLING FISHING /TROUT FISHING. We can organise any of the fishing you require on the river Tweed in the tweed valley. I am a full time ghillie on the river and have the best set of contacts to get our guests exactly what they are looking for, in fishing be it an hours instruction or a weeks fishing. While you are staying in the Borders we can organise it in advance to suit your budget and all you need to do is get here. We have all the gear needed to hire and with the superb Tweedswood beat at our disposal there is just no better chance to fish a private beat . I am a fully qualified instructor in the art of fly casting GAIA, AAPGAI, LEVEL 2 angling coach with 17 years experience working on the river, you will be in safe hands. Why not if your fishing on another beat, have a casting lesson at night with me at Tweedswood 5 minutes from Speycaster cottage, you will be picked up and brought back. I am 200 yards from the house you will be ready to fish with your casting in full swing. Or try a night trout fishing if you are a family its a great way to try fishing . For your trip to be a success there is not a better place to stay with a full fishing organised package. We take the worry out of getting it organised thats why we are here just let us know and i will set out a package to your price range,
Kevin www.fishtweed.blogspot.com /www.tweedswood.com
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: Double Bed
Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
- 1 Family bathroom
- Wi-Fi available
- Private garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- DVD player
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time:14:00, Check out time:11:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
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- Calendar updated::
- 17 Mar 2017
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 29 Sep 2009. Located in Scottish Borders, it has 18 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £385 to £500.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 17 Mar 2017.
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– based on 18 reviews
- Very Good
“Lovely, modern, comfortable home”
This was the perfect house for our family holiday. Very comfortable beds and spacious bedrooms. The kitchen diner was super and very well equipped. Very comfortable and relaxing living room. Attention to detail was first class. We had booked this as a base for a number of places we wanted to visit in the area, and it was a good location for that. However, our travelling meant we didn't do justice to all that is on offer locally. Melrose Abbey is spectacular and Jedburgh Abbey was very interesting too (so was the Castle Jail museum at Jedburgh). There was much more to see and do locally than I had appreciated. We would love to return. The owner was very helpful and the neighbours very friendly and helpful too.
Owner's reply: Thank you for your feedback. Great to know that the kitchen was well equiped, as I want your stay at Speycaster cottage to be an enjoyable one.
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