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Bonjedward Mill Farm Cottage

Jedburgh, Scottish Borders (Ref. 993485)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our 2nd stay at Bonjedward and it just as good as the first."

    Very comfortable and equipped, everything you could want or need for a quality stay. Conveniently situated, easy to get to Edinburgh by train and clear roads across the borders. We come from Devon and just wish it was closer so we could visit more often.

    Reviewed by ChrisJun 2022

  • "Having holidayed in many cottages over the years I would have to put Bonjedward in my top 5."

    It had everything required to make our stay comfortable from wi-fi to washing up liquid. The location was ideal far enough out of town to be peaceful but close enough for access to shops, restaurants etc. The owners are very friendly with a warm welcome and ready to stop for a chat. They also provide a vast selection of games to help while away any rainy days. All in all an excellent cottage and I would certainly return for another visit.

    Reviewed by GordonMay 2022

  • "First class cottage really cosy and quirky."

    Garden ideal for dog who had a whale of a time. Lovely walks on doorstep for quick walk before adventures further afield. The welcoming pack excellent and very thoughtful.

    Reviewed by MMay 2022

  • "A comfortable, well equipped (kitchen items, towels, cleaning products etc) and maintained cottage."

    Good layout for a multi-generation family stay (separate bedroom ‘wings’ each!). Great garden lawn for kids to play and lovely outdoor seating area in the sun. Good location, walkable to Jedburgh (Castle/jail was great) and short drive to Kelso (lovely ice cream parlour) Really welcoming and kind hosts, thank you both for a great stay.

    Reviewed by KathrynApr 2022

  • "First class property, we look forward to staying here again."

    Reviewed by RichardMar 2022

  • "We had a lovely Christmas week in the cottage, walking from the door every day on footpaths and quiet lanes."

    It was perfect - spacious, well equipped and thoughtfully decorated for Christmas with a generous welcome pack. The beds are comfy, the log fire burns brightly and the owners are friendly and seem to have thought of everything.

    Reviewed by PaulineDec 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage with everything you could wish for during your stay."

    The cottage was so cosy and surrounded by plenty of farm life to make you feel a real sense of being in the country. We arrived late on day one and the cottage was already warm and packed with the essentials to get straight into a relaxing state. Great location for access to Edinburgh, Northumberland forest and more within 45mins each way. Thank you very much to the owners for being so accommodating and checking everything was OK during our break.

    Reviewed by RhysDec 2021

  • "Beautiful location, very clean and everything was there that was needed, plenty of space and furnished to a high standard."

    Had a wonderful week there

    Reviewed by KarenNov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in the beautiful Scottish Borders."

    We hadn’t previously visited the Scottish Borders before but an absolute treat! So many lovely places to visit & the area is just beautiful. Everyone we met was so friendly so made it even more special. Angela our host was welcoming & the cottage was spotlessly clean with all the amenities you could wish for. Would definitely recommend a stay at Bonjedward Mill Farm cottage & the stunning area it is set in. All in all I have been left with wonderful memories of this holiday.

    Reviewed by StevenOct 2021

  • "I can not recommend this holiday property enough."

    Fantastic place with everything you could possibly need and more. Great views, great setting. Had a fabulous holiday.

    Reviewed by Stephen and LorraineOct 2021

  • "Brilliant house with great facilities."

    Great rural setting but still within walking distance of the town.

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2021

  • "The cottage is stunning."

    I stayed with my husband and my parents, plenty or room without being squashed together. A well maintained property with extremely comfortable beds and sofas. A well equipped kitchen . If was visiting the borders again wouldn't hesitate to rebook. We even had a tour of the farm which brought back fond memories for my parents.

    Reviewed by KatrinaSep 2021

  • "Had a lovely peaceful week in a comfortable and well maintained cottage."

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very good amenities in the locality and great walks. Good location for visiting big attractions further afield as well (e.g. Edinburgh, Lindisfarne). Recommend vistiing the area

    Reviewed by RebeccaAug 2021

  • "Our stay at Bonjedward Cottage has been fabulous."

    Prior to our stay, communications with the owner were helpful. We arrived to a little hamper of tea, coffee, biscuits and wine which was lovely. The entire house was spotlessly clean and well appointed. The kids loved the variety of games available. The kitchen was very well equipped with lots of crockery. The bedrooms were comfortable and airy. My only complaint would be a soft bed but that's just personal preference. The sofa and easy chairs were comfortable. The garden was lovely and well kept, with a BBQ area, lawn for the kids to play on and a very useful washing line around the corner. We enjoyed watching the tractors go back and forth, busy with their summer work. It is located perfectly for trips up to Edinburgh and down into Northumberland.

    Reviewed by LynJul 2021

  • "The house was very comfortable and spacious with everything that we needed."

    Reviewed by GrahamJul 2021

  • "This was an opportunity to meet our son and have a relaxed week together."

    We enjoyed our stay. Being in our 70s & 80s bathrooms downstairs were a bit difficult.

    Reviewed by PhyllisJun 2021

  • "Nice, big cottage in a great location just off the A68."

    Host was available but not intrusive, and gave us some great tips on where to go for walks, food etc. And the lambs in the field opposite the cottage were lovely!

    Reviewed by DonaldMay 2021

  • "What a wonderful, relaxing and comfortable stay we had at Bonjedward Mill Cottage!"

    Angela and Colin cannot do enough for you....we travelled with our daughters and they got taken on a tour of the farm and my youngest got to name a cow!! We arrived to a box of chocolates and a lovely bottle of wine which was such a lovely touch. The little details in the cottage are perfect in ensuring your stay is comfortable. Everything has been thought of. My daughters were delighted to find the games cupboard. Jedburgh is the perfect location to visit different areas around the borders and Northumberland. We will definitely be back. Thank you.

    Reviewed by ClareOct 2020

  • "Cottage was spotlessly clean, warm and cosy."

    It had great facilities and the kitchen had everything you could possible need to cook. The beds are super comfy and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The walking from the cottage is amazing and it is well located if you wish to go further afield and explore more of the Borders. Everything was thought about to ensure a fabulous break from the welcome pack of goodies to the information available on the area. We very much hope to return and explore more.

    Reviewed by KirsteenOct 2020

  • "A lovely cottage with up-to-date furniture and equipment; we were very comfortable there."

    Great location for accessing many of Jedburgh's well signed footpaths straight from the site and a good garden for the dog. Tourist destinations and several golf courses an easy distance. The nearby visitors centre at Harestanes is worth a visit if only for the lovely home-made icecream and Kelso gin!

    Reviewed by DorothySep 2020

  • "It’s a great location for the Borders, beautifully appointed and we hope to return"

    Reviewed by AnthonyAug 2020

  • "We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful, comfortable cottage."

    We were three adults and three young children and we all loved it. There was plenty of space, good facilities ( though I found the hob a little difficult to operate) and the outside space was loved by all even though it was early January. Our thanks to the owners who came to rescue us when we were very close by but could not find the drive. Would suggest others look for the road sign indicating a junction.

    Reviewed by ElizabethJan 2020

  • "Welcoming host, cottage well lived up to expectations, no complaints"

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2019

  • "When we arrived met by the homeowner very pleasant."

    Also a few essentials in house all very much appreciated.Plenty of room.Even though on a working farm all lovely& clean.Easy access to nearby amenties& tourist attractions.Overall very nice relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by BernardSep 2019

  • "The cottage was excellently presented."

    Spacious and very comfortable. Everything was thought of, kitchen had a large range of cooking utensil and crockery. The level of accommodation was superb, plenty of space, we had 6 people and we never felt like we couldn't get away. Surrounding were lovely, and the lady who owns the cottage was very friendly and nothing would have been too much trouble. My only though would be perhaps a handle in the shower for people who are less confident on their feet but this is in no way a detraction from what was a very lovely cottage, in a beautiful setting.

    Reviewed by TraceyJun 2019

  • "We had a wonderfull stay in Bonjeward Mill cottage, everything you need is there."

    Lovely hostes with much eye for detail. We even got the change to see the sheepsheering.We hope to visit again in the future.

    Reviewed by AnnekeJun 2019

  • "The owners were very friendly and helpful."

    They went out of their way to give us information on local activities etc. The cottage it’s self was amazing!! clean and tidy, the toiletries and groceries left exceeded all expectations. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ClaireMay 2019

  • "We had a lovely time at Bonjedward Mill Farm Cottage, our host was ‘quietly’ around if we needed her, thank you very much."

    The cottage was very well equiped and extremely comfortable. Its position in the boarders is ideal for visiting lots of places including Edinburgh, the fantastic beach and castle at Bamburgh and various other places of interest. We hope to return before long to celebrate a significant birthday. The booking process was simple, straightforward and totally stress free, thank you Sykes Holiday Cottages!

    Reviewed by ChrisMay 2019

  • "The location was perfect, quiet and beautiful surroundings yet near to Jedburgh which had so much history as well as mill shops and everything that you could need."

    The owners were lovely friendly people we will certainly be back. Thank you.

    Reviewed by WendyMay 2019

  • "A lovely well presented cottage, so much bigger than the photos show (which do not do the property justice)."

    We had a lovely week, didn’t need for anything in the cottage and a very lovely welcome pack on arrival which came in very handy. In a lovely peaceful area with the town just a few minutes away if needed. Angela and Colin the owners are lovely and on site if needed. Both had lots of patience explaining about the workings on the farm and talking to the kids about the animals. Although Colin may have been slightly harassed by our eldest feeding the lambs as he was popping out every two minutes on an evening waiting. Loved listening to the animals on a morning, which even with the windows open slightly didn’t disturb us. All in all we’ve had a lovely week there and already considering booking again. Would definitely recommend to others.

    Reviewed by RebeccaApr 2019

  • "We had a wonderful time."

    The cottage was fantastic and great for kids. Lots of toys, games, dvds and hiding places for hide & seek! The owners were great and had left us some essentials such as bread, milk, orange, butter etc aswell as a a box of chocolate

    Reviewed by CarleneFeb 2019

  • "The cottage was amazing and the location perfect."

    The family that run the farm were so welcoming and very accommodating as we were staying with 20 month old triplets . We will definitely be visiting again.

    Reviewed by ChloeFeb 2019

  • "Lovely modern homely cosy cottage set on a farm."

    Had a little tour of the farm thanks you Colin. Walkable to jedbrough lovely little town and Abby. The cottage is well set out with everything you need for your stay and a great nights sleep too!. I went with my two children aged 27 and 21 !! Grandson (two months old) and son in law too. The log fires in the cottage are amazing. Can’t fault our stay, the cottage had been very well designed with all your home comforts

    Reviewed by TracegNov 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x Jack-and-Jill room with two single beds
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC, ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, stairgate and travel cot available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Property is on a working farm with livestock.

The property

Set on the owner's working farm, just 1.5 miles from Jedburgh Abbey, is this beautiful detached cottage in the small hamlet of Bonjedward.

Previously a mill workers cottage, the exterior is wrapped in green fields where the livestock are left to graze and the views stretch as far as Hume.

The interior has been thoughtfully restored making good use of the space, having previously been two separate cottages.

The two staircases link the two floors and provide hours of fun for hide-and-seekers.

This family-friendly cottage offers three bedrooms for a quality rest away from home; the first is a king-size room, followed by a twin, and a lovely Jack-and-Jill room comes next with two single beds - a great option for the kids.

On the ground floor you have the choice of a shower room or a gleaming white bathroom to wake up to.

A wonderfully appointed kitchen is placed at the entrance of the accommodation, with sleek black tiles and granite worktops showcasing a lovely set of fitted units.

Just off from the kitchen, the dining room is uplifted by a woodburning stove - perfect for those chillier evenings gathered for dinner.

The sitting room houses a second woodburner and comfortable seating arranged with a minimalist design, adjoining the utility to the rear.

Pour yourselves a refreshing beverage and relax among the farmland setting as the glow from the fire warms your feet.

Enjoy the evening sunshine out on the patio and let the dog run around on the immaculate lawn - fully enclosed for your convenience.

Jedburgh boasts charming shops, pubs and restaurants to entertain nearby, as well as Jedburgh Castle Jail, Mary Queen of Scots House and the imposing abbey, which towers over the town and dates back to 1138.

The Borders offer spectacular walking and cycling over breathtaking hillsides.

Kelso and Peebles are just a short drive away and across the English border is Northumberland National Park, a fantastic day out with further walking and outdoor activities.

This lovely mill farm cottage is to be enjoyed the year-round.

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About the location

JEDBURGH

Kelso 12 miles; Melrose 13 miles; Peebles 37 miles.

The historic town of Jedburgh is a small, quiet town lying 10 miles inside the Scottish Border, situated halfway between Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh. Set amidst the stunning countryside of the Borders, Jedburgh has much to offer visitors. There are charming shops, pubs and award-winning, family-run restaurants to enjoy nearby, as well as historic attractions such as the fascinating Jedburgh Castle Jail, Mary Queen of Scots House and the imposing abbey, which towers over the town and dates back to 1138. Great fishing can be enjoyed on the Teviot, Tweed and Jed Rivers and there are 21 excellent golf courses to choose from. The Borders also offer some superb walking and cycling over breathtaking hillsides or amongst the enchanting Border Forests, and along St Cuthbert's Way, a 62 mile trail between Melrose and Lindisfarne, which passes Harestanes Countryside Visistor Centre. The towns of Melrose, Kelso and Peebles are just a short drive away and are a joy to explore at leisure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas