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Tweed Apartment

(Ref. 928051)

Tweedbank near Melrose, Scottish Borders Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "The apartment worked well for me, Good location for the train and local amenities."

    Although I was there alone I did have my grown son and his wife stay overnight one night. Cooking while they were there was the only time the size and layout of the kitchen became a nuisance. Other than that, the WiFi worked well (I did some work on line) TV, heating, beds were all excellent.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. we are pleased you had a pleasant and productive stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great apartment."

    Everything you would need was there for you. Plenty to explore in the area and lovely walks. Owners kept in touch and the wine and shortbread they left for our arrival was a nice gesture. Kitchen was excellent with all the usual kitchen utensils. Easy walk to the railway station and bus stops 5 minutes walk away. Would certainly recommend this lovely apartment for a stay in the borders.

    We are glad you had such a good week at our apartment and found it so convenient for exploring the local area. Many thanks for your kind comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Danny5.0Sep 2023

  • "Had a fabulous week in this lovely comfortable apartment, ideally situated for exploring the borders area."

    Excellent communication with the owners, who even phoned to check everything was OK. The welcome gift of wine and chocolates was very much appreciated. Would have no hesitation recommending this property to anyone and would live to return again myself.

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay exploring the beautiful borders and hope to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "A lovely quiet clean apartment, just what me and my 2 children needed for a break in the Borders."

    Thank you.

    Thank you so much for your great feedback and we are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rohan5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation and location."

    Nice welcome pack and good communications with owners who were very helpful. A very positive experience all round - we would not hesitate to return.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay at our holiday apartment. Your kind feedback is very much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jul 2023

  • "A fantastic, clean, well kept and welcoming apartment."

    A good location for visiting many places.

    Many thanks for your excellent feedback. We are glad you had an enjoyable visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alexia5.0Jul 2023

  • "Modern, comfortable and spotless apartment located in the Scottish Borders."

    Lovely local walks and scenery. David and Fiona very helpful and even provided biscuits and wine on arrival.

    So glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you so much for your kind feedback. We hope to welcome you back sometime in the future . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic apartment."

    So homely & clean. Everything in the apartment whats needed. A special bit I thought was so thoughtful was a couple of phone calls from the owners to see if everything was ok. So lovely. Just want to say a huge thank you to the owners, you should be so proud of your beautiful apartment. Highly, Highly Recommended.

    Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back to Tweed Apartment in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely apartment situated in a central position for all the border towns, lovely walks on down the river Tweed nearby, would certainly book it again for a holiday in the borders."

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Oct 2022

  • "The fact that we have returned for a second year shows how much we like it."

    This is the perfect base, with everything that we need in an area of outstanding beauty.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jul 2022

  • "Was a lovely apartment would go again."

    Person who owned it was vey helpful.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Mar 2022

  • "The apartment is lovely and clean."

    The hosts are really helpful and friendly. Amazing and professional information for apartment and where to visit in the area. Really impressed and would highly recommend. Thanks

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Nov 2021

  • "The apartment was just as expected and the owners were very happy to help with any queries."

    Good position for trips to Edinburgh on the train, very enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Sep 2021

  • "Very responsive hosts."

    Great location for exploring the beautiful Borders.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely apartment, good location for exploring the local area."

    Great hosts and thoughtful additions on our arrival. Will definitely be staying here again.

    Reviewed by Miranda5.0Jul 2021

  • "Clean, light and airy apartment which was cool even during an unexpected heatwave."

    Beautifully situated in a quiet suburb with a view of trees and hills from the living room window and with shop, station and riverside walks within easy walking distance. The kitchen is compact but well equipped - we managed to make a roast dinner without problems! Comfortable beds and sofas, plenty of storage space and friendly owners. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Joanna4.7Jul 2021

  • "This is a central apartment in Teedbank close to lots of beautiful villages & towns within the Borders."

    We went by local train to Edinburgh for the day and visited castles & stately homes all within a short drive. The apartment was spotlessly clean with a nice bottle of wine as a welcome gift we would certainly recommend this cosy apartment for discovering the stunning countryside of the Scottish Borders.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2021

  • "Kitchen far too small to self cater no food prep area."

    Thank you for your feedback and we hope you enjoyed your holiday. The kitchen is as shown in the photographs given with the marketing information available at the time of booking. The kitchen is a standard size for an apartment of this type and is fully equipped for self catering. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeremy4.7May 2021

  • "Lovely apartment which was just as described."

    Beautifully clean and welcome gifts a nice surprise. Really great experience.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.7Oct 2020

  • "Very nice apartment and very central for visiting other places in the Borders."

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Great location.

    Reviewed by Iain5.0Aug 2020

  • "Very well equipped flat inc 2 hairdryers."

    Good road access and lake with swans 2 mins away. Also 1 mile to park and ride for borders train to Edinburgh.

    Reviewed by Wavell5.0Aug 2019

  • "A very clean comfortable apartment in an idea location to explore the Scottish Borders."

    Lovely walks to Abbordsford (Sir Walter Scots House ) and Melrose along the river tweed. A short walk to the station where you can catch the train to Edinburgh . Key collection was easy we were met by Ross who was really helpful and gave us plenty of advice regarding the area.. We would defiantly stay in this Apartment again.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2019

  • "The apartment is very comfortable and provided everything we needed."

    It is perfectly situated to allow easy access to the Scottish Borders tourist hotspots, whilst there are pleasant walks to Abbotsford and Melrose from the apartment itself.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Apr 2019

  • "A gorgeous apartment, very well equiped."

    Spotlessly clean. Ideally located. Key collection was simple, met by a relative who was very pleasant and informative. I would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by H5.0Sep 2018

  • "Very comfortable apartment."

    A real home away from home. It was also a very good base for exploring the Scottish Borders area and Edinburgh, with the main A roads and station just around the corner. The restaurant across the road, which did excellent takeaway pizza at a very reasonable price, was a real bonus. We are seriously considering booking this flat again for next year!

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2018

  • "Fabulous apartment, lovely and spacious with everything I needed."

    Such a shame I was there on business as the surroundings were beautiful. The hosts brother-in-law came to meet me and even carried my suitcase up the two flights of stairs. Would definitely stay again and thoroughly recommend if you want to explore the surrounding area

    Reviewed by Claudine5.0Jun 2018

  • "Excellent location for touring the Borders."

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2018

  • "Immaculate tasteful flat with everything we needed for a few days work and leisure in the area."

    Reviewed by Rosanne5.0Apr 2018

  • "The location of the apartment was ideal, just a short walk from the train station and bus stops."

    Although we did have the car, we took advantage of the local transport links to travel to Edinburgh. The apartment had everything you need for a self catering holiday. Warm, clean and comfortable. The photos on the Sykes site do the apartment justice. There were terrific views, local walks and a handy shop. The fish and chip van was great also. Tweeddale is a good place to serve as a base for travelling around the Scottish Borders and Northumberland. Definitely would use Sykes again and probably this apartment.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2018

  • "The apartment was like a home from home, it was extremely comfortable with fantastic facilities and was very easy to find."

    The location was great as were the views. I would definitely recommend this apartment. The owners were easily accessible and we were met at the property to collect the keys on arrival, the communication from the owners beforehand and during our stay was spot on. We had a lovely few days visiting Scotland.

    Reviewed by Angila5.0Feb 2018

  • "The fact that there was contact with the owner 48 hours before the holiday begins gives piece of mind."

    The owner was friendly and helpful. The directions easy to follow and accurate. The apartment was cosy, well equipped , conveniently situated with a pleasant view from the french doors onto the balcony. We felt "at home" within 5 minutes.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Oct 2017

  • "The apartment we stayed at was indeed wonderful in all aspects."

    The decor, the cleanliness, the views, the beds which were so comfortable, the amount of clean towels, the kitchen devices,... everything really makes your stay a full star place. Also, the kindness of the owner and her brother is also another asset.

    Reviewed by Marta5.0Aug 2017

  • "Ideal location for sight seeing."

    V comfortable bright apartment in lovely restful quiet location yet ideal for accessing amenities. Can highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Aug 2017

  • "Bright, comfortable and spotlessly clean this apartment is the perfect base for exploring the borders and beyond e."

    G. Edinburgh. The flat was well equipped, having everything we needed and more. Parking right beside block and a park with lake, small convenience store and good restaurant and bar is only a 5 minute walk away. Would certainly recommend this this flat to friends and family and would not hesitate to use it again.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Jul 2017

  • "We thoroughly appreciated our recent holiday location and are very impressed with Sykes as they tick all the boxes when it comes to holiday accommodations."

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2017

  • "Lovely apartment in a beautiful setting."

    Ideally situated to discover the Scottish Borders. Apartment was of a high standard, very clean and more than met our expectations. We will return. Everything went to plan!

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Apr 2017

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Summary

  • All second floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be 2’ 6’’ twin on request), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and Juliet balcony.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Freeview plus Netflix, Blu-ray, CD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars in communal car park
  • Communal front lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and restaurant/bar 2 mins walk
  • Note: Apartment situated on the second floor and is accessed via a flight of stairs; there is no lift access
  • Note: Juliet balcony off sitting room
  • Note: Super fast fibre broadband

The property

Conveniently-located to visit the Borders and the surrounding area, this bright and airy two bedroom apartment in Tweedbank is just a short drive from both Galashiels and Melrose.

Located on the second floor, the apartment consists of two cosy bedrooms, a bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen and a stylish sitting/dining room with a French door leading to a Juliet balcony, a lovely spot to pull up a chair and take in the surrounding views.

A short walk from your apartment will take you to Gun Knowe Loch with a shop.

Tweedbank Station is less than half a mile from this apartment, and the last stop on the Waverly Line, now The Borders Railway.

The line connects Tweedbank to the centre of historic Edinburgh; with a short train journey of less than an hour winding its way through picturesque Borders countryside, some of the most beautiful in the UK.

Tweedbank is an ideal starting point for exploring nearby Galashiels, Melrose and the Borders countryside.

Abbotsford House, the stunning home of Sir Walter Scott is less than a mile away, and with the Southern Upland Way and the Borders Abbeys Way providing superb walking.

Cyclists will enjoy the trails at the nearby Glentress Mountain Bike Centre and book lovers can visit The Borders Book Festival which is held in nearby Melrose in the month of June.

This holiday apartment is perfect for a Borders break at any time of year.

The property is situated close to many excellent golf courses with many of the regions twenty golf clubs within easy reach of the apartment.

EPC Rating: Band B

EPC Rating: Band B

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About the location

TWEEDBANK

Melrose 2 miles; Galashiels 3 miles; Edinburgh 40 miles.

The Borders village of Tweedbank, as the name suggests, is situated near the River Tweed, which is one of Britain’s best salmon rivers. Started as a settlement in the 1970s, the village sits between the historic Borders towns of Melrose and Galashiels. Sir Walter Scott’s house, Abbotsford, and its visitor centre is less than a mile away. Tweedbank is surrounded by excellent walking country with the Southern Upland Way and the Borders Abbeys Way passing through the village itself. Close by is Melrose, which hosts the Melrose International Rugby Sevens Tournament each April, and also the Borders Book Festival in June, which is one of Scotland's top literary events and features some of today's most entertaining writers and personalities.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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