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Luxurious spacious stylish lounge with wonderful vaulted ceiling
Relax in the fantastic spacious housed hot tub and admire the splendid views
Well-equipped kitchen, the perfect place to cook up a storm
Dining area is perfect for enjoying meals together
The spacious stylish bathroom with a lovely large separate shower
Relax on the comfy king-size bed and perhaps watch TV
The pretty twin bedroom that can be made into a super-king-size on request
Views towards the lovely spacious housed hot tub with splendid countyside views
Relax and enjoy a dip in the hot tub with moodlighting and Bluetooth speakers
Fantastic seating area perfect for al fresco dining and lazy evening stargazing
Views towards the byre set amid wonderful countryside
The spacious stylish byre
Enjoy the wonderful surrounding countyside
Winter wonderland
Views towards the stylish byre
1 / 15  Luxurious spacious stylish lounge with wonderful vaulted ceiling
2 / 15  Relax in the fantastic spacious housed hot tub and admire the splendid views
3 / 15  Well-equipped kitchen, the perfect place to cook up a storm
4 / 15  Dining area is perfect for enjoying meals together
5 / 15  The spacious stylish bathroom with a lovely large separate shower
6 / 15  Relax on the comfy king-size bed and perhaps watch TV
7 / 15  The pretty twin bedroom that can be made into a super-king-size on request
8 / 15  Views towards the lovely spacious housed hot tub with splendid countyside views
9 / 15  Relax and enjoy a dip in the hot tub with moodlighting and Bluetooth speakers
10 / 15  Fantastic seating area perfect for al fresco dining and lazy evening stargazing
11 / 15  Views towards the byre set amid wonderful countryside
12 / 15  The spacious stylish byre
13 / 15  Enjoy the wonderful surrounding countyside
14 / 15  Winter wonderland
15 / 15  Views towards the stylish byre

The Byre At Brothershiels

Edinburgh (15mls NW), Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Enjoy cosy nights in front of the wonderful wood burner after an epic day out
  • Within easy reach of the elegant city of Edinburgh and the beautiful Scottish Borders
  • Fantastic area to enjoy all outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, fishing and golfing
  • Enjoy a short trip to Hillend dry ski slope for skiing, snowboarding and even tubing
  • Visit Edinburgh’s amazing famous yearly festivals including the Fringe and the Tattoo
Property code: 74310

Stylish byre with wood burner perfect for cosy nights in, benefitting from splendid valley and countryside views, within easy reach of the wonderful city of Edinburgh.

Situated in a tranquil spot in the Lammermuir Hills, this stylishly converted byre makes a lovely holiday retreat for a couple or a family looking to enjoy the peace and quiet of this beautiful part of the Scottish countryside. With ample space for four guests, this delightful cottage also makes a perfect bolthole for anyone wanting to spend time in the vibrant city of Edinburgh.

 

This is a lovely warm property to relax in, with a traditional wood burner in the lounge, and a spacious sheltered hot tub with Bluetooth speakers and spectacular views across the valley. This stylishly designed period cottage has been imaginatively updated, beautifully furnished and decorated in a variety of eye-catching ways. Adjoined to the owner’s house, your privacy is assured.

 

After arriving at this pretty cottage, you will find the beautiful lounge which features a vaulted ceiling, wood burner and plenty of comfortable seating so you can snuggle up together and catch up with a favourite TV show or a good book. The lovely dining area is perfect for a family meal or a romantic dinner for two which you can prepare in the elegantly designed and fully equipped kitchen. The ground floor also features a spacious and attractive bathroom.

 

Heading upstairs there are two spacious and airy bedrooms – a delightful king-size room with a TV, and a bright and cheerful twin zip-and-link which can be made up as a super-king-size on request.

 

Stepping outside, you can unwind in the enclosed garden which has a charming seating area where you can share al fresco meals, enjoy a glass of wine in the evening, or spend the night stargazing.

 

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request)
  • 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer 
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 4 miles
  • TV/DVD in lounge and TV in king-size bedroom

The property enjoys an idyllic location close to the Scottish Borders and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland. The immediate area is a haven for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers to discover, with numerous country tracks and forest trails to explore. It's also a good area for anglers with the River Tweed and a number of trout fisheries nearby. You can head to Hillend which is the home of the popular Midlothian Snowsports Centre (16 miles) with opportunities for dry-slope skiing and snowboarding. The thriving town of Lauder (14 miles) has a variety of great restaurants, shops and pubs and is home to the magnificent 16th century Thirlestane Castle which plays host to a variety of major events including the Vintage Motor Extravaganza, the Scottish Championship Horse Trials and the Tour de Lauder. Heading north you will reach the vibrant Scottish capital of Edinburgh (16.5 miles). With its immense range of shops, eateries, pubs, museums, monuments and parks, the city has something for everyone. Among the many highlights in the city are the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Park, Portobello Beach, Edinburgh Zoo, Craigmillar Castle, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, Dean Village and Murrayfield Stadium.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 18th July 2020

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Reviewed by Timea 20th March 2020

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Reviewed by Telma 13th March 2020

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Was a perfect holliday in family. Easy to find. Big house everything cleand and organisation. The kitchen are full item. Peace and quiet i loved. I will return soon and recommend 5* Better that same hotel Thank you

Reviewed by Stuart 19th February 2020

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A fantastic property, old character with modern interior (including a hot tub!) situated in a very convenient location if you want to spend a few days travelling around seeing local areas and historic places.

Reviewed by William 10th February 2020

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Cottage was excellent as was hot tub only down side single road into property hard to negotiate due to winter conditions

Reviewed by Lewis 10th January 2020

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Beautifully decorated cottage, very well equipped for all of our needs. All furniture was comfortable and stylish. Will definitely be back!!

Reviewed by Robert 22nd November 2019

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Reviewed by Allyson 8th November 2019

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Beautiful cottage, lovely welcoming owners who left a lovely welcome pack. Cottage was huge but warm and as we had snow the warmth was appreciated. It is quite remote, nearest shop, pub and restaurants were a car drive but the isolation was wonderful. Good dog walks - on leads and access to fully enclosed garden. I cant rate this cottage high enougRead moreh. Wonderful holiday - we were told the best way to get into Edinburgh was by train and this info turned out to be a god send. Hide

Reviewed by Janet 20th October 2019

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Lovely accommodation and grounds. Well equipped with everything you could need for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Iain 13th September 2019

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The cottage is probably even more remote than the description suggests. I think prospective guests should be aware that it is 11/2 miles on a track with 3 cattle grids through fields with bullocks and sheep after leaving the nearest hamlet. Once you get there , the welcome from Pat is great, the owners are friendly, and the cottage is very peacefulRead more. It is not all that easy to walk the dog straight from the cottage because of all the livestock, but there are lots of great walks around. Hide

Reviewed by David 2nd August 2019

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Reviewed by Sarah 19th July 2019

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Excellent cottage with beautiful remoteness silence and views. Owners are very helpful and friendly. Will definitely be going back.

Reviewed by Divya 5th July 2019

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We had a great stay at The Byre at Brothershiels. The Byre was clean and well equipped with some lovely finishing touches. We stayed in July but imagine that the enclosed hot tub would be ideal during rainy getaways. The location was great and easy to get to drink Edinburgh and Glasgow. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Elaine 10th May 2019

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Lovely cottage, owners very helpful and made us welcome. Only issue is access to garden and hot tub. Also dogs cannot go out without lead due to farm animals. But still had a great weekend

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Luxurious spacious stylish lounge with wonderful vaulted ceiling
Relax in the fantastic spacious housed hot tub and admire the splendid views
Well-equipped kitchen, the perfect place to cook up a storm
Dining area is perfect for enjoying meals together
The spacious stylish bathroom with a lovely large separate shower
Relax on the comfy king-size bed and perhaps watch TV
The pretty twin bedroom that can be made into a super-king-size on request
Views towards the lovely spacious housed hot tub with splendid countyside views
Relax and enjoy a dip in the hot tub with moodlighting and Bluetooth speakers
Fantastic seating area perfect for al fresco dining and lazy evening stargazing
Views towards the byre set amid wonderful countryside
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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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