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Babingtons Cottage 2,5 miles from Coldstream has amazing views over the Cheviots

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Babingtons Cottage is the perfect place to enjoy a holiday in the Scottish Borders. Originally two spanned Cottages, the accommodation is all on one level with 2 cosy log/coal fires, double glazing throughout & oil-fired central heating. The Howdens modern kitchen has an Electric Everhot Range Cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave & clothes pulley. The patio from sitting room 1 with its stunning views over the garden and Cheviot Hills is ideal for lunches or dinners. The 3 white bathrooms have baths, showers & grab rails with electric heaters. The dining room seats 10 with a hostess trolley, plate heater & wine rack. Hall with sofa bed 2 Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, dining room, 4 double bedrooms, (1 double, 3 twin) 3 bathrooms & hall. Pets are welcome ...Babingtons Cottage is the perfect place to enjoy a holiday in the Scottish Borders. Originally two spanned Cottages, the accommodation is all on one level with 2 cosy log/coal fires, double glazing throughout & oil-fired central heating. The Howdens modern kitchen has an Electric Everhot Range Cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave & clothes pulley. The patio from sitting room 1 with its stunning views over the garden and Cheviot Hills is ideal for lunches or dinners. The 3 white bathrooms have baths, showers & grab rails with electric heaters. The dining room seats 10 with a hostess trolley, plate heater & wine rack. Hall with sofa bed 2 Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, dining room, 4 double bedrooms, (1 double, 3 twin) 3 bathrooms & hall. Pets are welcome by arrangement. It is ideal for 2-4 people (+sofa bed in a spacious hall) or for larger parties 2-8 people (+sofa bed in a spacious hall). Either divided or as one Babingtons Cottage is very comfortable, peaceful and has a lovely atmosphere. The Cottage is located in a peaceful rural location 2.5 miles from the historic town of Coldstream right on the Scottish Border. The home of the Coldstream Guards. It is surrounded by a spacious gardens with wonderful bird life, open aspects and ample parking, It is a great location for all outdoor pursuits. There is salmon and trout fishing in the famous River Tweed a 10 minute walk. There is also sea fishing from the coast at Berwick, Eyemouth and Coldingham and many boat trips to the Farne Islands & Holy Island should not be missed. Historic Houses, Gardens, Riding & Golf Courses are also close by. Day trips to Edinburgh by car or rail are within easy reach. Ideal base for either country or coastal walking and cycling. It is equally suited for those who are looking for tranquillity and relaxation.More
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About the Owner
Pauline G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We have just spent a long weekend at Babbingtons. There was 7 of us and what was so unusual was to find somewhere with 3 twin bedrooms. The cottage had everything you could possibly think you would need and more - the hostess trolley in...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Stay726940
enquiries327, VR Owner at Babingtons Cottage 2,5 miles from Coldstream has amazing views over the Cheviots, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

I have just received notification of your review today. I am so pleased the cottage suited you and your friends so well for your long weekend. Thanks for your super review.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Babingtons is a beautiful country cottage about 2 miles from Coldstream. It was the perfect base for our family holiday and easily accommodated my family of 5. It's a bit of a drive to the beaches (50 mins each way) but there are plenty of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I have been to Babingtons Cottage for the second time, and I enjoyed it at least as much as the first time. It is roomy and practical, very well kept, tastefully furnished and completely equipped, All is to a very high standard. The view is...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank kfagstad
enquiries327, VR Owner at Babingtons Cottage 2,5 miles from Coldstream has amazing views over the Cheviots, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

I am pleased you enjoyed your 2nd stay at the cottage and your positive review. The cottage is in a lovely tranquil location and the views from the cottage are so relaxing. We look forward to meeting again.

Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had a very happy few days in this charming cottage where every thought has been given to providing a comfortable and relaxing ambiance for guests. Set in the beautiful Border countryside and surrounded by a pretty garden, Babingtons is also situated conveniently close to...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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enquiries327, VR Owner at Babingtons Cottage 2,5 miles from Coldstream has amazing views over the Cheviots, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed a relaxing stay at Babingtons Cottage. The countryside surroundings were particularly pretty for you with the snow covering most of the Borders and the beautiful clear blue skies in the daytime.

Reviewed 31 December 2017

We were very pleased with our stay at Babingtons Cottage. It is a rambling layout on a single floor with only a couple of steps up to two of the bedrooms and the second family room. Both family areas have fireplaces and a plentiful supply...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Dan G
enquiries327, VR Owner at Babingtons Cottage 2,5 miles from Coldstream has amazing views over the Cheviots, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your very pleasing and helpful review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and it met your expectations. Your information on travel to Edinburgh is very useful for future guests. Using the park and ride is definitely ideal to...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The Cottage is suitable for Couples, Families or Small Groups. It can either be booked for 2 - 8 people ( + Sofa bed). Rates accordingly Babingtons has two Lounges with open fires and excellent views of the Gardens and rural aspect beyond to the Cheviot Hills. The River Tweed is a 10 minute walk. One Lounge has patio doors leading onto paved patio equipped with table and chairs. Dining Room has a Table that comfortably seats 10 people. The Kitchen is modern and fully equipped with an Electric Everhot Range Cooker, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer & Microwave. There are 4 comfortable Bedrooms, 3 twin Rooms & 1 Double. The 3 Bathrooms are equipped with both Baths and Showers and Electric Hair dryers Hall with Sofa bed. The Cottage is fully double glazed There is Oil-fired Central Heating throughout. Wader Racks and Drying Facilities Wired & Wireless Broadband available Logs, Coal & Linen are provided Ample Parking Well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. Our housekeeper, Jen can provide the luxury service of preparing delicious home cooking if required or if you prefer to eat out there is a selection of restaurants and pubs in Coldstream.
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About the neighbourhood
Places worth visiting whilst staying at Babingtons are: The historic houses with fine collections includes: Floors Castle, Paxton House, Mellerstain House, Traquair, Abbotsford and Manderston. The Northumberland coast: Holy Island with Lindisfarne Priory and Castle, Bamburgh Castle. Berwickshire fishing villages: St Abbs, Coldingham, Eyemouth & Burnmouth. The famous Jim Clark Rally takes place annually in May on the local roads and is quite an attraction for locals and rally enthusiasts.
Getting around
Berwick upon Tweed is 3.35 hours from Kings Cross London with hourly trains. Cars can be hired at Berwick i[pm Tweed.
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