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This cosy country cottage offers deceptively spacious accommodation overlooking rolling Borders farmland in the shadow of the Eildon Hills.
Overlooking rolling Borders farmland
The cottage is ideally placed for relaxation or outdoor pursuits, yet close to the picturesque villages of St. Boswells and Melrose where charming country pubs offer plenty of opportunity for long lazy lunches and a fine craft ale. Sitting in a private courtyard, this pretty white-washed cottage benefits from three bedrooms and three bathrooms, offering good flexibility for families or couples looking to holiday together.
On the ground floor is a warm and comfortable sitting room with open fire for lazy days with a good book, along with a ground floor bedroom, separate shower room and a smart shaker-style kitchen with dining space for six.
Upstairs are two well proportioned double bedrooms along with a family bathroom and a separate shower room.
Outside there’s a large shared courtyard with ornamental pond, while a garden to the side of the cottage offers privacy and a wonderful open outlook over grazing farmland.
Sitting room with large three-seater sofa, one two-seater and armchair. Flat screen TV with Freeview with DVD player. Open fire with initial supply of logs provided.
Kitchen/dining room with ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer. Dining area with seating for six.
Bedroom one with zip and link beds which can be configured to 6‘ king size or twin as required, side tables, dressing table, chest of drawers.
Bathroom one with shower with rainforest head, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
Small porch to the rear with hanging rail and door leading into the side garden.
Upper landing with large cupboard with hanging rail and storage.
Bedroom two with zip and link beds which can be configured to 6‘ king size or twin as required, side tables, dressing table, chest of drawers.
Bathroom two with bath with handheld shower mixer, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
Bedroom three with zip and link beds which can be configured to 6‘ king size or twin as required, side tables, dressing table, chest of drawers.
Bathroom three with shower with rainforest head, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
There is a large shared courtyard with lawned area and an ornamental pond to the front of the cottage. A small lawned garden to the side offers guest privacy. The gate to the main courtyard area must be closed at all times. Guests can walk on the drive outside the courtyard but cannot walk in the surrounding fields with livestock.
There is secure storage available for fishing and outdoor kit in an adjacent steading.
There is ample private parking to the front of the cottage.
BABIES & CHILDREN
A highchair is available on request. Please note that a travel cot is not provided.
There is a large ornamental pond on the lawn in the courtyard area which has been covered by wire mesh. It is recommended that children are closely supervised in this area.
Two dogs are permitted but must be clean and dry before access into the property and thereafter kept to the kitchen area only.
Elliston is a working farm with livestock in the adjoining fields and it is imperative that dogs are kept under control and on leads whilst outwith the main courtyard when walking in the immediate area. Guests can walk on the drive outside the courtyard but cannot walk in the surrounding fields with livestock.
Bed linen and towels are provided for guests along with guest toiletries. A hairdryer is provided in each bedroom.
WI-FI & MOBILE COVERAGE
Wi-Fi is available but please note that speeds can be slower due to its rural location. Mobile reception is generally good.
Central heating throughout the property. Open fire in the sitting room with logs provided.
The courtyard is shared with Coachman’s Cottage which sits nearby.
For guests looking to holiday together this cottage can be booked alongside Coachman's Cottage sleeping 4 and Gardener's Cottage, Elliston sleeping 4. The cottages sit on the Elliston estate.Get the full listing »