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Relax and enjoy the private hot tub
View towards the charming detached lodge
Views from the property
Bright open plan living
Well-equipped kitchen area
Spacious Kingsize room
Stunning open countryside views
Cozy twin bedroom
Modern shower room
Perfect for alfresco dining
Enjoy the beautiful views from the lodge
View towards Barn owl and sister lodge Kestrel Lodge
Visit the magnificent Floors castle
Picturesque Kelso
Stunning Bowmont Forest
1 / 15  Relax and enjoy the private hot tub
2 / 15  View towards the charming detached lodge
3 / 15  Views from the property
4 / 15  Bright open plan living
5 / 15  Well-equipped kitchen area
6 / 15  Spacious Kingsize room
7 / 15  Stunning open countryside views
8 / 15  Cozy twin bedroom
9 / 15  Modern shower room
10 / 15  Perfect for alfresco dining
11 / 15  Enjoy the beautiful views from the lodge
12 / 15  View towards Barn owl and sister lodge Kestrel Lodge
13 / 15  Visit the magnificent Floors castle
14 / 15  Picturesque Kelso
15 / 15  Stunning Bowmont Forest

Barn Owl Pastures

Kelso (2.5mls SE), Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Detached lodge nestled in a peaceful tranquil setting perfect for a romantic retreat
  • Spend the day exploring the nearby Northumberland National Park
  • Enjoy a lazy walk along the banks of the River Tweed
  • Relax and enjoy the private hot tub with spectacular countryside and rolling hill views
  • Explore fantastic walking routes including St Cuthbert’s Way, Cheviot Hills and also the Pennies Way
  • Within easy reach of the historic town of Kelso with its splendid Abbey and magnificent Floors Castle
  • Enjoy a day out to the famous Kelso race course and the local ice rink for skating and curling
  • Golfers will be delighted with the Roxburgh, Kelso and Coldstream courses all close at hand

 

Property code: 53382

This charming stylish detached lodge with private hot tub and magnificent countryside views. Perfect for those seeking a relaxing country retreat, but within easy reach of all local amenities.

This fabulous detached lodge allows you to soak in the hot tub and gaze over the glorious rolling scenery around the Scottish Borders. Set close to the picture-postcard market town of Kelso, the single-storey retreat, sleeping up to four guests, offers the chance to enjoy complete relaxation. Venture out on long walks or explore the many trails in the area on two wheels and get a sense of the raw beauty of the place. Explore the Cheviot Hills, head to the coast or visit castles and other local places of interest. This property is a perfect base for getting outdoors.

Your attractive cottage is one of two lodge-style homes located in this beautiful setting. Step inside to find simple Scandinavian-style living spaces with natural wood floors, doors and even ceilings. Enjoy the light décor which complements the wood and serves to enhance the natural light and beautiful sunshine pouring in through the windows making this a very restful space.

The expansive lounge/kitchen/diner forms the hub of your single-storey home making it a very social space. Snuggle up on your sofas to watch TV in here after long country walks or gather round the table to enjoy meals together or perhaps a game of cards. The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to prepare meals and refreshments for you and your party throughout your stay. Discover your charming bedrooms also have a log cabin style and feature characterful sloping ceilings and you can have either as a twin or a king room. These share the family shower room.

Make the most of the opportunities for outside living at your peaceful abode. The main draw is sure to be the hot tub with fantastic views – fire it up, then climb into the warm bubbles to unwind. Enjoy dining out in the sunshine and find you also have external access to a useful utility room. There is generous off-road parking with your holiday home.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request) and 1 twin zip-and-link (that can be made into a king-size on request)
  • 1 shower room
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment and microwave
  • Utility room with electric heated clothes horse
  • Electric and central heating included from October through to April heating from May and September is available at a cost of £6 per night payable to owner locally
  • Bed linen and towels included - towels for the hot tub can be hired at a cost of £1 per person per night if required
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 1 medium size dog (up to Labrador size) or 2 small dogs welcome
  • Pubs, restaurants and shops 2 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • TV/DVD
  • Due to the continental design of these lodges, the door heights are lower than normal, and the openings have slightly raised thresholds. These can present a trip hazard especially for people with mobility problems. Please take care when entering or leaving the rooms.

Enjoy being just 3 miles from the lively Scottish town of Kelso. Discover more about its long history as you wander its pretty streets and shop in the handsome market square. Cross the arched bridge, upon which London's Waterloo Bridge is said to be based, and stroll through the ruins of Kelso Abbey. This dates back to the 1100s and was one of Scotland's largest religious houses. Also well worth a visit is Floors Castle, just over 4.5 miles from your cottage. This embodies a wealth of history too and is set in beautiful grounds, including exquisite gardens and areas of woodland.

Keen golfers may wish to play a round or two at Kelso Golf Club, while those keen to walk during their holiday can lace up their boots and head off in almost any direction. Amble through the Cheviot Hills, with a wealth of rivers and waterfalls, as you look out for all sorts of wildlife. Embark upon a section of the 268-mile long Pennine Way, for example, which runs north and south, and crosses the border between England and Scotland. You might also wish to attempt part of St Cuthbert's Way, a shorter, 62.5-mile trail, which takes walkers through some spectacular landscapes and provides as much or little challenge as you require.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher 21st February 2020

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Reviewed by Collette 11th October 2019

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Mick & Bev were very welcoming, friendly and hospitable. They gave us lots of information about the local area, with good places to take the kids and dog. We made very good use of the hot tub which was just amazing - especially at night when the stars were out!! Overall a lovely restful week. Hope to be back in the future. :)

Reviewed by David 6th September 2019

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Brilliant hosts nothing to much for them, plenty of information on where to go for walks with the dog. Would recommend to my family and friends, will be back again.

Reviewed by Gerry 5th July 2019

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Reviewed by Annie 3rd June 2019

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Perfect for a short getaway from reality, comfortable and clean. Property owners were extremely professional and polite. Have already recommended to friends and family

Reviewed by Ian 10th May 2019

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The cabin is set in a beautiful location. It's a very relaxing setting with nice scenery. Inside the cabin was very clean with excellent facilities. The couple that own the cabin are very friendly and welcoming. Would love to visit again.

Reviewed by Gerard 3rd May 2019

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Loved the place

Reviewed by Moira 1st April 2019

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The lodge was nice and clean ,and beds were comfortable enabling a good nights sleep.

Reviewed by Shaunna 29th March 2019

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We had a great stay here there are lots of attractions to go visit, cabin was cosy when heating on and the views from the hot tub were beautiful. It was very relaxing and mick and bev were very welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed by Aileen 12th October 2018

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My husband and I enjoyed a three night stay in October. We received a warm welcome from the owners, who also provided some guidance on walks in the atea. The king bedroom was lovely and had a very comfy bed. We enjoyed lunch at The Waggon in Kelso and would rate the food and service as 9/10. There is a fanstastic view from the hot tub at Barn Owl

Reviewed by Kevin 10th August 2018

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A perfect base for exploring and border hopping! Well equipped. Very attentive hosts who really want you to have a great break. The whole site is maintained to a very high standard. Stunning views and sunsets (weather dependent!) High spec hot tub - perfect for relaxation at any time of the day. No hesitation in recommending for a short or longer bRead morereak. Hide

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Relax and enjoy the private hot tub
View towards the charming detached lodge
Views from the property
Bright open plan living
Well-equipped kitchen area
Spacious Kingsize room
Stunning open countryside views
Cozy twin bedroom
Modern shower room
Perfect for alfresco dining
Enjoy the beautiful views from the lodge
Show 3 moreView towards Barn owl and sister lodge Kestrel Lodge

Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

From the isolated and peaceful Shetland Islands in the north to the thriving border towns and cities in the south, across wild mountains and serene lochs, and encompassing over 700 islands, Scotland’s rich and dramatic landscape simply must be seen to be appreciated. Scotland is home to the ten highest mountains in the UK – including Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak – and is bordered by three seas, offering epic scenery unlike any other you may have seen.

Whether you choose to explore the Highlands, lowlands or islands, lovers of the great outdoors will be thrilled by the stunning Scottish landscapes where some of the rarest UK wildlife can be glimpsed, including golden eagles, dolphins and whales. Take a road trip on the North Coast 500, Scotland’s version of Route 66, to experience the sheer beauty of the land’s wilderness or, as Scotland is the home of golf, either tee off at one of the 550 courses across parkland, heathland and links courses.

Scotland is also a land of unique culture where the people are renowned for their incredible warmth and hospitality. Experience the peaceful Isle of Lewis where Scots Gaelic is widely spoken, or immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen which are vibrant with thriving arts scenes, delicious restaurants and bustling nightlife. And no trip to Scotland is complete without exploring the castles and distilleries: learn about clan rivalries or bloody battles amongst 13th-century battlements or try a taste of Scotland itself during a tour of one of the 120 whisky distilleries. Pure Scottish culture in a glass.

With so many beautiful places to visit and things to experience, a break to Scotland should not be missed. Our fantastic Scottish holiday cottages will ensure a truly memorable getaway. Whether it’s a dog-friendly countryside cottage for two, or a vast and resplendent castle for the entire clan on a tranquil island, we have a holiday in Scotland to suit everyone.

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