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Edinburgh (15mls NW), Scottish Borders
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Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

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  • Stunning five-star house with spectacular countryside views
  • This open-plan and light-filled interior is perfect for relaxing with family and friends
  • Unwind in the private hot tub or enjoy a game of pool and air hockey in the games room
Property code: 93822

Nestled in a picturesque rural setting on the fringes of the Scottish Borders, amidst the enchanting Moorfoot Hills, this property enjoys a splendid location. Galashiels and Melrose, both situated within a 20-mile radius, offer a charming blend of distinctive shops, eateries, welcoming inns, art galleries, and the historic Melrose Abbey dating back to the 12th century. Conveniently accessible, the property is well-connected to the city of Edinburgh, just 14 miles away. The city centre can be easily reached using the Park and Ride, or by train from Stow, which is 8 miles away. Edinburgh boasts a wealth of leisure and shopping facilities, along with a diverse array of museums, theatres, castles, and heritage sites to explore. The immediate vicinity is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, catering to walkers, cyclists, and mountain bikers. Numerous country tracks and forest trails beckon to be explored in this beautiful setting.

Upon entering this beautiful property, step into the charming entrance hall and head through to the expansive open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, where you can absorb the picturesque views of the surrounding countryside through the patio doors leading to the decked terrace. Unwind on the comfortable sofas and enjoy a shared movie experience on the Smart TV or if you're feeling up for some family fun, spend the evening playing pool or air hockey in the stylish games room. During cooler evenings, relish the warmth of cosy nights by the charming wood burner. The spacious dining area sets the stage for enjoyable family meals and the well-equipped kitchen provides all the essentials for culinary adventures. The ground floor also hosts one super-king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower, and a family bathroom. If you are looking for a quiet space, there is an additional snug tucked away on the galleried landing above the open-plan living area where you can sit back and relax with a book or just admire the amazing views. There are two staircases; as you head up the first staircase situated towards the rear of the property, you will find two bedrooms, one king-size and one double. A further three bedrooms are located up the stairs from the main hallway – the main bedroom with a super-king-size bed, dressing area and en-suite, one super-king-size and one double, as well as another separate shower room.
Outside to the front of the property, you have access to the decked balcony area with a seating area and charcoal BBQ, perfect for al fresco dining. To the rear, there is a private courtyard area with a covered hot tub and seating. There is also a lawn area and communal wood-chipped play park, which is perfect for children to play in. Take a seat by the beautiful pond in the middle of the garden.
  • 6 bedrooms – 3 super-king-size, 1 king-size and 2 double
  • 4 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with bath, shower and WC, 1 shower room with a WC, 1 en-suite with shower and a WC, 1 en-suite with shower and a WC, and 1 separate WC
  • Electric hob and double oven, warmer drawer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Wood burner
  • Smart TV in lounge and all the bedrooms
  • Courtyard garden with seating areas and hot tub
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • Beach 16 miles, shop, restaurant and pub within 8 miles
  • Please note pond in front garden is not fenced or covered. Please supervise children at all times
  • Please note group bookings may be checked to ensure the purpose of the stay is for a holiday
  • Please note that the property is located in a quiet residential area with 2 other properties nearby
  • Regret no Stag/Hen parties are permitted
  • Short Term Licence Number - Pending
  • EPC Rating - Pending
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £55. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


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Reviewed by Gaynor 5th January 2024

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Just had a weekend in this absolutely stunning accommodation. Owners met us on arrival and gave a guided tour of the 6 double bedrooms, all spacious and beautifully decorated. The games room fully equipped with everything you need. Extensive open planned living, dinning and kitchen areas A courtyard at the rear with a hot tub and decking at the froRead morent with absolutely amazing views. An ideal place to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest. Highly recommended. We will be back! Hide

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