Lillydale

Braehead near Lanark, Scottish Borders (Ref. 919569)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • “Great location, very well appointed ...”
    Great location, very well appointed cottage. My family (aged 68-89) were very comfortable. Heating was excellent, very cosy in the cooler nights.
    Great location, very well appointed cottage. My family (aged 68-89) were very comfortable. Heating was excellent, very cosy in the cooler nights.
    - Mr Cundy, September 2017

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful, semi-detached bungalow is situated in the quiet village of Braehead in South Lanarkshire.

Well appointed throughout, this holiday cottage is ideal as a base for exploring both central Scotland and also the Borders.

You enter from the side of the cottage, into a spacious sitting room which comprises of a comfortable seating area with a cosy woodburning stove, plus a dining area.

The well-equipped kitchen is off the sitting room and provides a further dining/breakfast area for four.

There are three super king-size double bedrooms that have been decorated with custom-made tartan headboards and curtains and offer flexible sleeping arrangements, as they can all be set up as two singles on request.

One of the bedrooms even includes the bonus of en-suite facilities.

Outside the cottage there’s a front lawn, whilst to the rear is another lawned garden with a seating area.

The Last Shift Inn is just along the road, offering a friendly atmosphere and a good place to eat, plus this lovely cottage is conveniently placed for exploring the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling, with nearby rail links if you fancy leaving the car at home.

For walkers, the superb Tinto Hill lies slightly to the south of the village and boasts superb panoramic views of the Clyde Valley and the Southern Uplands.

An excellent base for exploring both central and southern Scotland.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three super king-size double bedrooms (zip/link, can be twin on request), one with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

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 fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars, plus bike storage or parking for 1 car in garage
  • Bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Front garden opens to road.

About the location

BRAEHEAD

Carnwath 3 miles; Lanark 7 miles; Edinburgh 28 miles; Glasgow 30 miles.

Braehead is a small village in the Lanarkshire region of the Scottish Borders. It is home to a village pub, a school and a village hall and has spectacular views all around. Just three miles from Braehead is the farming village of Carnwath which nestles in the Clyde Valley on the edge of open moorland and enjoys views of the Pentland Hills. Notable in Carnwath is the Market Cross and St Mary's Aisle, which is the only part of the Collegiate Church on the current Parish Church and dates back to 1386. Just eight miles from Braehead is the restored cotton mill village of New Lanark, a World Heritage Site, close to the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve. Further afield is the garden of Little Sparta with its amazing sculptures, plus the area’s location makes it ideal as a base for visiting Glasgow and Edinburgh.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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