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Mill Lade Cottage. Stunning views in the National Scenic Area!

37 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This beautifully designed cottage, built by local craftsmen using traditional materials and methods is situated in Newstead, the oldest continually inhabited village in Scotland, with a wealth of historical and archaeological attractions. The picturesque town of Melrose is within one mile and easily reached by a choice of level, roadside or country paths, passing by the beautiful Abbey. For walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golfing and visiting many historic and archaeological sites without needing to take the car, this lovely, comfortable cottage with its uninterrupted, panoramic views, provides a holiday home which is second to none!...This beautifully designed cottage, built by local craftsmen using traditional materials and methods is situated in Newstead, the oldest continually inhabited village in Scotland, with a wealth of historical and archaeological attractions. The picturesque town of Melrose is within one mile and easily reached by a choice of level, roadside or country paths, passing by the beautiful Abbey. For walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golfing and visiting many historic and archaeological sites without needing to take the car, this lovely, comfortable cottage with its uninterrupted, panoramic views, provides a holiday home which is second to none!More
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About the Owner
Robert S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
Interaction with guests
The owners living nearby are usually on hand and are more than happy to assist you with any aspect of your stay. Please do not hesitate to ask!
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Reviews (37)

1 - 5 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2019

A lovely holiday rental lovely views and all amenities ,just 1 mile walk into Melrose.and good parking for the car. Would stay again.

Date of stay: July 2019
1  Thank Curious744530
Reviewed 13 April 2019

Just back from a fantastic spring break at Mill Lade - a contemporary, stylish cottage with a great log burner & all mod cons. Superb views over the valley, with the River Tweed a few minutes’ walk away. So quiet & peaceful - would highly...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank 63boon
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

This is a lovely, cosy cottage approximately 1 mile from Melrose. It's situated in Newstead which is a small peaceful village. There are many lovely walks around the area which can be started at the cottage. The cottage itself has everything you need to make...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We loved this unusual, modern cottage and the view from the veranda is stunning. There was so much to do in the area, despite an often wet and cold long weekend! The log burner in the living area kept us cosy at the end of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Trail772624
Reviewed 10 October 2018

First and NOT the last time!!!!!!! The cottage ticked ALL the boxes and more. It absolutely is AMAZING and was the perfect place for a wee getaway (I live in Edinburgh but never stayed in the Borders). Seriously can't rate this high enough. The cottage...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank SoooQ
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The main bedroom with access to the terrace, has a King sized double bed and spacious wardrobe facilities. The comfortable living area, again with balcony access, is delightfully restful. Through the wide, full height, windows, you can observe the beautiful landscape and the changing moods of light and colour, in any season. On colder days enjoy the glow and warmth of the Scandinavian, wood burning stove. Underfloor heating beneath the solid oak flooring adds even more comfort. The open plan, contemporary kitchen area is equipped with every convenience needed to enable you to enjoy your stay.
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About the neighbourhood
Site of Trimontium Roman Camp Melrose Abbey Dryburgh Abbey Abbotsford - Sir Walter Scott's House Floors Castle Smailholm Tower Farne Islands Tweed Valley Osprey Centre Melrose Book Festival Borders Walking Festival Melrose Common Riding
Getting around
There is a regular bus service passing through the village, connecting it to the principal towns and villages in the Borders and a good train service following a picturesque route to Edinburgh city centre, a journey time of approximately 1 hour, departing approximately every 30 minutes from nearby Tweedbank station. There are wonderful cycling routes in the area, both on and off road and cycle hire is available in Melrose and Galashiels where delivery and uplift can be arranged.
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