The Corses

Ashkirk near Selkirk, Scotland (Ref. 30635)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Selkirk 6 miles. This charming detached cottage is set in a secluded location in the Ashkirk valley, 1.2 miles from the village of Ashkirk, close to Selkirk in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Borders. Well-appointed and providing comfortable accommodation, this cottage near Selkirk is perfect for families seeking a quiet country break surrounded by wonderful scenery. All ground floor and accommodating up to six, this Scottish Borders cottage has three bedrooms, consisting of a double, a zip/link super king-size double and a children’s bunk room. A fitted kitchen, sitting room with a cosy woodburning stove and a delightful sun room with open views across the fields and hills complete the accommodation at this cottage near Selkirk. Outside this Ashkirk cottage is a lawned garden, which is an ideal place to unwind with a drink, or you may wish to light the barbecue and enjoy a spot of alfresco dining whilst enjoying the country surroundings. This Selkirk cottage also boasts bike storage and a dog run should you require it. With a pub/restaurant just over a mile away in Ashkirk, and a golf course, driving range and horse riding available nearby, this Borders cottage is ideally located for exploring this beautiful part of Scotland. Selkirk is only 6 miles to the north and Edinburgh and Carlisle are both within driving distance, making this lovely Selkirk cottage a perfect base for visiting the Borders and beyond.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double, 1 x children’s bunks (suitable for up to 12 years). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room (seats 5) with woodburning stove. Sun room with dining area.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Bike storage. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 6 miles, pub 1.2 miles. Note: Check-in 4pm.

About the location

SELKIRK

Jedburgh 20.5 miles; Peebles 22 miles.

The historic town of Selkirk, a Royal Burgh, stands on a hillside overlooking the River Ettrick, itself a tributary of the famous River Tweed. One of the oldest Royal Burghs and one of the earliest settlements in what is now the Scottish Borders, Selkirk has many attractions to offer visitors. Apart from the glorious scenery that surrounds the town, there is much to suit both energetic and less energetic visitors. Fishing is well catered for, being so close to the Tweed, and cycling in the renowned Glentress Forest, which is only a short drive away. The beautiful valleys of Ettrick and Yarrow provide a stunning backdrop to an enjoyable day’s walking and there are plenty of routes that can be followed. Less energetic but no less rewarding is to explore the Sir Walter Scott connections with the town, visit Halliwells’ House and museum, one of the oldest dwellings in the town, or the Bowhill Estate, home to the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and its magnificent collection paintings and artworks. In June of each year, the Selkirk Common Riding takes place and is an amazing collection of horses and riders taking place in an ancient tradition.