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Lauder Courtyard Cottage

Lauder, Scottish Borders
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Period cottage with beautiful walled garden
  • Light the BBQ and dine alfresco in the enclosed courtyard
  • Visit the magnificent Thirlestane Castle nearby that hosts an array of annual events
Property code: 83459

This charming period cottage with characterful exposed stone walls boasts an enclosed courtyard with al fresco dining areas and a matured walled garden to enjoy.

The cottage is nestled in a peaceful position in the heart of the former Royal Burgh of Lauder. Here you’ll find the magnificent Thirlestane Castle that hosts an array of fantastic events throughout the year including open-air theatre shows, art exhibitions, a vintage festival of motoring perfect for classic car enthusiasts, and The Tour de Lauder. The town boasts an excellent range of independent and bespoke shops, art galleries, award-winning eateries, friendly inns and a lovely golf course. The immediate area is a walkers and bikers paradise with direct routes on the Southern Upland Way and the Lammermuir Hills to explore. Fishermen will be delighted with the nearby River Leader and River Tweed which are renowned for their excellent salmon and trout fishing.

Step inside this delightful period cottage from the enclosed courtyard into the hall, where you can kick off your shoes and hang up your outdoor clothing. Through to the open-plan kitchen/dining room, you can look forward to cooking up a storm in the well-equipped kitchen with an electric range oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. Relax in the comfortable dining area and enjoy romantic meals and perhaps watch a movie on the Smart TV. Heading up the stairs, you will find the light and bright king-size bedroom with a seating area and Smart TV. This is the perfect place to unwind after a day out exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Finally, completing this charming cottage is the shower room with shower and WC.

Venturing outside, there is an enclosed courtyard with a seating area and gas BBQ for al fresco dining or a lazy evening stargazing. There is also a spacious and mature walled garden that is shared with the owners. Roadside parking and public car parks are within walking distance (subject to availability).

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

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric range oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • Smart TV in the dining room and bedroom
  • Enclosed shared courtyard with private seating areas, gas BBQ and enclosed, shared garden
  • 1 small/medium-size dog welcome
  • Roadside parking and public car parks within a short walk (subject to availability)
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

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Location

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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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