This ideal family cottage is located on a working farm and is a great way to introduce the family to farming life, explore the farm, meet the lambs, watch the birds and other wildlife by one of the many ponds or simply relax in the open countryside.
Located only a few miles from Jedburgh with shops, bars and restaurants for the days you want a change of scene.
Jedburgh is the historic gateway to Scotland and is only 10 miles from the border of England, located in the south eastern corner.
The magnificent 12th century Augustinian Abbey dominates the town and there are a numerous restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea.
Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, and the English cities of Carlisle and Newcastle are all within an hours drive where shops, theatres and fine dining can all be enjoyed.
The cottages (Owl Cottage and Wild Rose Cottage) are located on a working farm which consists of 1100 acres and home to 2000 sheep.
Nestled below The Cheviots just south of Jedburgh, the cottages are in an area of peace and tranquillity surrounded by rolling countryside, part of the farm is in a conservation scheme to encourage ground nestling birds, explore on foot and meander up to one of the many ponds to watch the local wildlife including buzzards, deer and badgers or walk one of the farm trails
Lounge with wood burning fire, TV, DVD, video, CD players and a selection for books, games, videos and DVD, Dining/kitchen/breakfast room with electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. Utility/games room with washing machine, tumble dryer and tabletop football and snooker table. Shower room with hand basin and WC. First floor: Double bedroom.
Second double bedroom with king size bed which has zip link beds which can convert to twin beds (please advise at the time of booking). Twin bedroom. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
About the location
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.