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Forth near Lanark, Scottish Borders (Ref. 925814)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Ms Owen
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    “the comfort of the bungalow and ...”

    the comfort of the bungalow and views from the bungalow were exceptional would gladly go back there again.

    the comfort of the bungalow and views from the bungalow were exceptional would gladly go back there again.


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

The property

Forth 1 mile.

Lovely detached holiday home on a quiet road opening to the countryside surrounding the village of Forth, near Lanark in central Scotland.

Fully refurbished and offering quality accommodation, this cottage is a great place for couples or families to use as a base while exploring this part of the country.

All ground floor, with three steps up to the front door and steps down from the metal balcony in the rear garden, this holiday home offers flexible accommodation for up to four people.

There is a super king-size double bedroom and a second room that has twin beds, which can also be set up as a second super king-size double on request.

The kitchen has a dining table while the spacious sitting room also has a dining area as well as views across the garden to the trees as the ground slopes down to the Mousewater Burn.

The sliding doors open onto a metal balcony which leads down to a garden and patio area.

Walk or cycle from your front door and explore the former Wilsontown Ironworks site, now converted into attractive woodlands with a variety of trails and guided walks to the settlement where many workers used to live and work the mines.

There are other cycle trails in nearby Fauldhouse and the famous Glentress cycle trails are less than an hour away.

Visit the World Heritage Site of the former 18th century cotton mill at New Lanark and discover why Robert Owen is renowned as a social reformer by developing social and welfare programmes and transforming the lives of the workers living in the planned village alongside the mill.

Why not spend a day in Glasgow or Edinburgh or tour the beautiful Borders only a short car journey away through stunning scenery?

A lovely holiday home with many attractions within easy reach, whatever the season.


All ground floor. 2 x bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double and 1 x twin (no zip/link). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility room leading onto cloakroom with basin and WC). Sitting room with dining area.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Rear gravelled garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be limited
  • Note: Although all ground floor there are 3 steps to the front door and steps down from the metal balcony in the rear garden
  • Note: Sloped garden, care to be taken at all times.

About the location


Lanark 8 miles; Glasgow 25 miles; Peebles 26 miles; Edinburgh 30 miles.

The village of Forth lies at 1000 feet above sea level and is near the bustling market town of Lanark in South Lanarkshire. The village has a large sports centre, Post Office and grocery shops, a couple of pubs offering food as well as takeaways. Golfers will be in their element as there are a number of courses available within a twenty minute drive including Carnwath, Carluke, Fauldhouse, Lanark, Shotts and West Calder. Fishing enthusiast can visit New Mills Trout Fishing Park where any members of your group who aren’t familiar with the sport can take lessons. If you fancy a day out shopping then the McArthur Glen designer outlet at Livingston is a must. This really is an ideal base and you are only a twenty minute drive from railway stations which will open up a multitude of options. The village has good access to Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as the lovely Borders towns and scenery just a short drive away.

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