East Faldonside Lodge is a cosy, welcoming cottage with its own enclosed garden, right by the River Tweed near pretty Melrose (3.5m).
The sitting room that has an electric stove to keep it toasty and everything is easily to hand in the dining kitchen. There is a neat single bedroom and the other bedroom can be a double or a twin for maximum flexibility. The owner’s house is alongside with extensive gardens that lead down to the water where guests can walk or fish.
A short walk away is Abbotsford House (1m) where you can tour Sir Walter Scott’s former home, wander in the beautiful gardens or visit the café. Melrose has interesting shops selling everything from craft supplies and antiques to jewellery and clothing. The train station at Tweedbank (2.5m) provides effortless access to Edinburgh in under an hour.