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Stables cottage

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1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 3
Melrose, Borders, Scotland
Stables cottage sits in two acres of stunning landscaped private gardens. It is a detached stone built cottage with private parking, patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Its south facing aspect makes it a sun-trap and a most relaxing place to sit and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding enclosed gardens, the open countryside and the Eildon Hills. The cottage, which is pet friendly and welcomes up to two well behaved dogs, features beamed ceilings in all the main rooms and has been equipped and furnished to a very high standard to ensure guests enjoy a home from home. It is fully centrally heated and doubled glazed for comfort in all seasons. It has been graded by VisitScotland as a Four Star property for 2012/13. Stables has all the character of an original Victorian cottage but with every possible modern facility from a dishwasher to free Wi... Read more
Listing #HL5172116
About the Owner
Claire and Donald M
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
Interaction with guests
We are happy to let our guests have complete freedom to enjoy the property and it's beautiful gardens. We are always available to offer advice on what to do locally, where to dine, suggested walks, local places of interest etc.
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

From the first initial contact I had with Claire to actually arriving and having our holiday I can honestly say both her and her husband Donald were fanstastic. Always replied to any emails I sent asking questions before our visit, on hand to welcome us...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank cbla19
Management response:Responded 9 April 2018

Thank you Carolyn for this wonderful review of your recent stay in Stables Cottage, Melrose. We are delighted that everything was to your liking and that the dogs had a good time as well! We are also pleased that you had lots of delicious food...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this cottage for two nights and it was just perfect for what we needed. The cottage was warm and very comfortable. It was so well equipped and had everything you would require to make it homely. The owners Claire and Donald were...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank btibbs2017
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: June 2017
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Melrose has an excellent range of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. It has historic 10th century abbey and is the bustling tourist centre of The Scottish Borders. The town which is the birthplace of Rugby Seven is also a former winner of the 'Scotland in Bloom' competition. It is nestled at the foot of the Eildon Hills on the river Tweed. It offers excellent walking, golf and fishing. The town and the area abound with a rich cultural heritage of historic houses and splendid gardens.

Melrose is rightly known as 'The Gem of Scotland'.
Getting around
Good local bus services only 300 metres from the cottage. Direct train service to Edinburgh from Tweedbank station which is less than 1 mile away. Service twice an hour.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 50.0 km
Railway: Tweedbank: 1.0 km
Ferry: North Shields (Newcastle): 100.0 km
Best access by car. Edinburgh International airport is less than 1 hours drive away. We also less than a mile away from Tweedbank station which has direct trains to and from Edinburgh twice an hour. Journey time 55 minutes through beautiful scenery. If you are arriving by train we will be happy to collect you at no extra charge.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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