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Kirklands Garden House

Melrose, Scottish Borders (Ref. 1068996)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Wrapped up in the luscious greenery of the Scottish countryside on the outskirts of Melrose town, is this idyllic cottage, Kirklands Garden House.

Set across the ground-floor, this homely and traditional abode provides a beautiful base from which a family or group of six can discover this exceptional part of the country.

Spend your evenings snuggled up on the sumptuous sofas as you watch entertaining movies on the Smart TV or cosy up in the inviting armchair and enjoy the heat of the flames from the woodburning stove.

Cross on over to the charming galley kitchen and prepare a hearty home-cooked meal for the whole family to enjoy whilst gathered at the rustic wood dining table, cracking open a bottle of bubbly and toasting to the good times ahead.

Whisk yourself away to the family bathroom and indulge in a relaxing soak in the spacious bath tub, or get ready for the day ahead with a brisk rinse under the overhead shower.

Make yourself feel right at home in one of the three delightfully decorated bedrooms comprised of a king-size and two twins, as you unpack your belongings into the storage space provided before allowing your head to hit the pillow.

Spend warm summer days basking in the sunshine out in the garden, as the chef of the group takes to the barbecue to prepare a mouth-watering feast whilst you sip on a delicious glass of wine.

Leave behind this lovely abode as you venture along the River Tweed and along the quiet country lanes to Scott's View, where you will be rewarded with breath-taking views across the countryside.

The river Leader can be easily accessed from the cottage and there are excellent opportunities for local walking.

There are also excellent local restaurants in both Gattonside and Melrose ( a 5 minute drive away).

Abbotsford House, home of Sir Walter Scott is another popular local attraction with stately home, an abundance of walks, shop and a restaurant.

Thirlestane and Floors Castles are both within a half hours drive and well worth a visit.

See the imposing Leaderfoot Viaduct as you cross on over to the centre of Melrose and discover Melrose Gardens, The Trimontium Museum Trust and the medieval remains of Melrose Abbey.

Explore the National Trust for Scotland's Priorwood Garden, or take your four-legged friends for a stroll around Dryburgh Abbey.

Spot Smailholm Tower and William Wallace Statue as you venture through the wonderful terrains of Bemersyde Moss, or admire the grandeur of the 19th -century architecture of Bowhill House.

Meet friendly Alpaca at Beirhope Alpacas, or travel to the magnificent city of Edinburgh for a day at Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

A pleasant drive away, the coastal town of Eyemouth offers an excellent day out for the whole family to enjoy with attractions such as the Eyemouth Museum, Gunsgreen House, and the Eyemouth Rib Trips.

Spend precious time with loved ones on an escape to Kirklands Garden House.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi, a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Garden with barbecue and outdoor seating area
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 2.6 miles Note: Garden not enclosed and backs onto open woodland.

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About the location

MELROSE

St Boswells 4.6 miles; Lauder 11.5 miles; Kelso 14.2 miles; Bonchester Bridge 19.3 miles

The quaint and idyllic town of Melrose can be found perched on the banks of the beautiful River Tweed right on the border where Scotland meets England. Surrounded by beautiful open fields, this charming town offers a beautiful base from which to explore the true delights of Scotland. Filled with all the essential amenities for a smooth-sailing self-catering stay, such as a large supermarket, a charming café and a small selection of quintessential country pubs and restaurants, it's little wonder this picturesque town has become a firm favourite amongst many holidaymakers. Visitors can delight in tours of The Trimontium Museum Trust and the medieval ruins of Melrose Abbey, as well as the beautifully-kept lawns of Priorwood Garden right from your doorstep! A pleasant drive away lies the historical town of Jedburgh and the Royal Burgh of Peebles, whilst further afield the picturesque town of Eyemouth makes for a wonderful day by the coast. Other local attractions include Dryburgh Abbey, Smailholm Tower and the former home of Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford. Fun is to be had at Go Wild Scotland, and outdoor enthusiasts should be sure to embark on a scenic hike through Tweed Valley Forest park. With something for everyone to enjoy, Melrose is the ultimate choice for any type of holiday to Scotland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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