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Greenmount Cottage

Biggar, Scottish Borders (Ref. 1039719)

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  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

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  • Mr Pope

    “Perfect bliss.”

    The gentle sounds of the countryside ideal for a peaceful uninterrupted holiday or a as base for exploring the area.

    The gentle sounds of the countryside ideal for a peaceful uninterrupted holiday or a as base for exploring the area.

The property

Greenmount Cottage is a quaint, detached annex positioned next to the owner’s property just outside the town of Biggar in the Scottish Borders.

This warm and well-maintained cottage is well-suited for couples wanting a relaxing retreat with plenty of outdoor opportunity on the doorstep.

Make your way into the open-plan living area, equipped with a kitchenette and a sitting area where you can watch TV or admire picturesque views of the rolling hills.

Upstairs is the spacious double bedroom, which is beautifully decorated with walnut furniture and is served by a sleek shower room.

Enjoy a drink or an alfresco meal from the rear patio where you can really appreciate the tranquil surroundings, or head into the busy market town of Biggar and browse the independent shops before stopping off for a bite in a deli or café.

Avid walkers can spend their days following the many footpaths and trails in the area, with a popular walk up Tinto Hill which gives commanding views of the Clyde Valley, while there is also the Broughton cycle route along on a disused railway and old drove road.

For days out, Edinburgh and Glasgow are less than an hour’s drive away and offers plenty to keep you busy.

Greenmount Cottage offers a quiet getaway in the heart of the Scottish countryside, whilst providing easy access to Scotland’s biggest cities.

Summary

  • Over two floors
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Patio area with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 1.9 miles

About the location

BIGGAR

Lanark 12 miles; Peebles 18 miles; Edinburgh 30 miles; Glasgow 39 miles.

The town of Biggar on the edge of Scotland’s Southern Uplands is believed to have been inhabited since prehistoric times, and the present A702 is on the line of the former Roman road, linking the fort at Musselburgh with the Clyde Valley. The Normans followed in the 12th century and Biggar Burn was finally bridged, providing the first permanent crossing. The town today, with the market place at its centre, retains the linear layout showing the historical importance of the A702. It has many shops, cafes and bars and is particularly renowned for its collection of museums reflecting the history of notable individuals from the area. Visit the Moat Park Heritage Centre in a disused church for a flavour of Biggar’s history. With both the Southern Upland hills, the Borders town of Peebles and cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh all within easy reach, Biggar has something for everyone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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