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“Fabulous Holiday Retreat”
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66 reviews
Private driveway approaching the house
Front of the house
Large garden room
Garden room with Gazebo / hot tub outside
Dining room from the hallway
Kitchen
Kitchen with door through to garden room
Rear of the house
Gardens looking back to the house
Double bedroom
Dining room
Garden room
Hallway
En suite bedroom
Bedroom
En suite bathroom
Bedroom with king size bed
Double bedroom
Sitting room with open fire
Dining room
Outdoor hot tub
Our BBQ 'Hobbit' house!
View to the house in winter
View from the ponds to Border countryside
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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Hawick, Borders, Scotland

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Brenda G
Selkirk, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous Holiday Retreat”
Reviewed 25 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

My family (9 adults and one dog) enjoyed a long weekend break (Friday to Monday) to celebrate my 50th birthday. We enjoyed a formal meal in the dining room. All cooked in the kitchen which was very well appointed and clean and tidy. On the Saturday evening we entertained guests for a buffet supper and most people congregated in the spacious conservatory with the cosy wood burning stove. Sunday afternoon we had a winter BBQ in the purpose built hut. We were joined by the grandchildren who had great fun playing in the enclosed garden. The festivities were concluded with a Murder Mystery evening on the Sunday night. The hot tub proved a big hit - we climbed in at night in temperatures below minus 5 and the tub was toasty and warm. A fantastic house in a fabulous location - I would have no hesitation in recommending it to friends.

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Liked best: Liked everything but favourites were the Hot Tub, BBQ Hut and Conservatory
Liked least: Not applicable as everything was fantastic
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

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Liked best: Conservatory, hot tub and BBQ hut
Liked least: Was all good - only suggestion would be some lighting by the hot tub for use during the evening
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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EW37
Edinburgh, UK
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7 reviews
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“Perfect for a family gathering”
Reviewed 29 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Our group (aged from 12 months to 70 years) had a wonderful week's stay in this beautiful, comfortable house just outside Hawick. The house is spotlessly clean, well maintained and very well equipped. The beds are exceptionally comfortable! Like many other reviewers we spent most evenings in the large conservatory / garden room relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. The hot tub in the garden was also a huge hit with us all! We could easily have stayed for another week in this lovely, peaceful location and would love to visit again one day.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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emmi_mac
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Lovely stay in a wonderful property”
Reviewed 27 October 2015 for a stay in October 2014

Stayed in Branxholme Knowe for a week at the beginning of October, and we all had a wonderful stay. The property itself is a lovely old house full of character in an idyllic setting. There is a beautiful garden room with an open fire, perfect for lounging around in the evenings. The outdoor hot tub and barbecue hut were great fun. Would highly recommend

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Oct 2015
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your week at Branxholm Knowe! We do hope you manage to return! Kind regards, Ian & Sally.
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June G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic and beautiful house which is so much better than the photos”
Reviewed 23 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We all had a fabulous weekend at your beautiful house and the whole family absolutely loved the place. The Garden Room which seemed to be the room used the most, it was so spacious and cosy especially when the log burner was lit. and the hot tub went down exceptionally well with our Grandson.

Being local we just chilled out at the house, which was so easy to do and although we were a large party the house was so spacious that everyone could get time to themselves if they wanted.

We are already trying to plan for a visit next year.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
28 Oct 2015
Thank you so much. We are delighted you enjoyed your time at Branxholm Knowe. It is lovely sitting in the garden room with the fire glowing whilst children are enjoying the hot tub outside! We do hope you manage to return. Kind regards, Ian & Sally
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