Beautifully presented 16th Century castle set within private grounds and enjoying enviable views across the Scottish Border’s rolling hills and countryside.
Whether you are looking for a well-deserved break or to let loose with an activity-packed holiday, this magnificent and unique self-catering castle nestled within private grounds enjoys the best of both worlds. Not only fantastic accommodation to enjoy throughout the day but an excellent base for exploring the surroundings, you can take your pick of country pursuits or city adventures from within the heart of the Scottish Borders. Whisk your favourite people and four-pawed pals away and get ready for a getaway like no other.
A truly unique retreat for up to 11 people and their two dogs to relish together, this fabulous 16th-century castle has been lovingly refurbished to create a great family homestay near Selkirk. One of a kind, its inherent charm will captivate and enchant as soon as you arrive, offering something for all generations to fall in love with. Kitted out with an impressive five bedrooms and six bathrooms, having to take your turn for luxurious baths or invigorating showers will be a thing of the past; there’s even a games room your children will adore as an extra bonus.
Take two steps down from the hall and head into the kitchen on the ground floor; there’s no better way to recharge after hours of exploration than with AGA-warmed stew and glass of vino. Dish up and serve around the attractive grand dining table and when you’re done, simply pop your plates in the dishwasher. While the kids scurry away to the games room, adults can head upstairs to the first floor where the great hall awaits, complete with plump sofas and warmed by a roaring open fire. Perfect for downtime, the study is accessed via a steep stone spiral staircase, while the sitting room beckons for movie nights with the family.
Arranged over the top three floors, the property’s bedrooms each promise nights of sheer comfort and mornings with glorious views over the countryside. Each boasting handmade Duxiana beds and their own en-suite bathrooms, the bedrooms are awash with charm. Follow the maze of spiral staircases to reach your room of choice and look forward to a great night’s sleep.
Venturing outside, you will be met with large, enclosed gardens bordered by mature shrubs which are an ideal place to relax when the weather is good. The peaceful surroundings will allow you to listen to the sounds of nature. In the evenings, make the most of the garden furniture for family gatherings; celebrating quality time spent together in this most beautiful of settings.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.