Sweetpea Cottage

Wiston near Biggar, Scottish Borders (Ref. 927592)

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  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Wright

    “Cleanliness of the cottage was ...”

    Cleanliness of the cottage was lacking, this was the only downside. Cottage was really comfortable and in a beautiful setting.

    Cleanliness of the cottage was lacking, this was the only downside. Cottage was really comfortable and in a beautiful setting.


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

The property

Biggar 8 miles.

Situated in the quiet hamlet of Wiston near Biggar, and surrounded by the open hills of Scotland’s beautiful Southern Uplands, this stylish semi-detached annexe is ideally located to enjoy the wonders of the open countryside, as well as having two vibrant cities within easy reach.

Situated in substantial gardens alongside the owner’s grand Georgian villa - Duneaton House, this quaint single-storey annexe provides a romantic rural retreat, perfect for two.

Thoughtfully styled and furnished, the cottage has a cosy double bedroom and a shower room.

The comfortable sitting room boasts a woodburning stove and French windows opening onto the shared walled garden.

With Tinto Hill dominating the view from the garden to the rear, and open views of the Southern Uplands to the front, Sweetpea Cottage offers unrivalled opportunities for walking and cycling.

The busy market town of Biggar is attractive and has a pleasant collection of shops, cafes and pubs and the Clyde Valley beyond is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of New Lanark.

With both Glasgow and Edinburgh within easy reach and well worth exploring, this is a wonderful romantic retreat for a relaxing or activity-filled holiday.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x double bed


All ground floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop is approximately 2 miles away and the nearest pub is in Biggar, which is approximately 8 miles away
  • Note: There is an interconnecting door the main house, which will be kept locked for the duration of your stay

About the location


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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