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8 bedroom Cottage near Galashiels, Borders, Scotland
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8 bedroom Cottage near Galashiels, Borders, Scotland

Galashiels, Borders, Scotland
Price: From £288 per night
Bedrooms: 8 Guests: 16
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Cottages
Exterior Facilities
Garden
Interior Facilities
  • Log Fire
  • Internet Access
Activities
Fishing
Bedrooms
8
Conditions
Child Friendly
Guests
16
Features
  • Garden
  • Open fire
  • Broadband
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • Family friendly
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One-Off Feature
Magnificent B listed Edwardian Arts & Crafts house nestled amidst spectacular landscaped grounds, with stunning original features including solid oak panelling, stained glass windows and open fires.
General Info
This luxurious period house lies in a peaceful and private position within mature gardens. It is located close to the picturesque town of Melrose, famous for rugby sevens, on the outskirts of Galashiels. Sat directly on the Southern Upland Way, it is ideal for walking and biking, and is also a perfect base to enjoy numerous outdoor pursuits including salmon and trout fishing on the River Tweed as well as golfing and horse riding, with the renowned Glentress Forest within easy reach. Visit Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, Melrose Abbey, Old Gala House and Thirlestane Castle. Galashiels has excellent shopping and leisure facilities including a swimming pool, gyms and cinema. Or enjoy day trips to the elegant city of Edinburgh on the Scottish Borders Railway from Tweedbank or Galashiels stations. Step inside this magnificent house with stunning, original period features, into the beautiful wood panelled hall with stained glass windows and cloakroom with separate WC. Through to the spectacular reception hall with original Native American tapestry fabric wallpaper, LED mood light, extensive stained glass, open fire and comfortable sofas. There are also sliding doors leading directly through to the lounge with beautiful bay window, seating area, open fire and Smart TV. Next is the study with 7ft American vintage oak pool table, Smart TV, open fire and a lovely stained glass window. The dining room with solid oak panelling, feature fireplace and patio doors leading directly out to the wonderful, landscaped gardens is the perfect space to enjoy family gatherings. Through to the amazing well equipped kitchen with AGA, electric oven and induction hob, electric steam oven, microwave, induction wok hob, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, wine cooler, cooling drawers, dishwasher, Smart TV and direct access out to the landscaped gardens. Heading up the wonderful period staircase to the first floor you are met with a comfortable seating area with fridge, followed by five beautifully decorated bedrooms. There is a master super king size bedroom with fridge, dressing room, and an en suite bathroom with free standing bath, separate shower, his and hers sinks and WC. Then there is a double bedroom with an en suite shower room with WC, and two spacious king size bedrooms with TV, and en suite shower rooms with WC's. Completing the first floor is the pretty twin bedroom with TV, and en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Heading up the staircase to the second floor there are another three beautiful bedrooms, one king size bedroom with TV and en suite shower room with WC, one twin bedroom with TV and en suite shower room with WC, and a double bedroom with TV and en suite shower room with WC. Finally, completing the accommodation is a seating area with a TV. Venture outside to the spectacular landscaped gardens which extend to approximately 1.35 acres. They are approached by a winding, private tarmac drive which leads to a gravel turning circle to the front of the house, with ample off road parking. There is a substantial terrace on the south side of the house with a seating area perfect for al fresco dining, which can be accessed directly from the dining room, a greenhouse with a mature vine and WC, and a summer house overlooking the croquet lawn. The grounds also boast an enclosed orchard with apple trees. With fantastic maple, pine, cherry trees and specimen trees, and an array of rhododendrons and borders, this is a glorious setting.
Accommodation Details
8 bedrooms 1 super king size, 3 king size, 2 twins and 2 doubles. All bedrooms are en suite, comprising 1 en suite bathroom with free standing bath, his and hers sinks, separate shower and WC; 1 en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC; 6 en suite shower rooms with WC's and a separate WC on the ground floor. AGA, electric oven and induction hob, electric steam oven, microwave, induction wok hob, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, wine cooler, cooling drawers, and dishwasher. Utility room with washer/dryer/ironing board/clothes rack. Games Room with pool table, darts board, table tennis and a selection of board games for the family. Travel cot and 2 x highchairs available. 3 open fires first basket of logs included. Smart TVs in the lounge, master bedroom and kitchen; TVs in 6 bedrooms all with UK free digital channels and HDMI input and TV with PlayStation 3 in the additional seating area. Enclosed garden with seating areas, croquet lawn, orchard, summer house and greenhouse with a mature vine and WC. Ample off road private parking. Study with pool table. Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance. Hot Tub available to hire. Private chef available to hire via pre arrangement with owner . Regret no stag or hen parties.

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