A traditional two bedroom cottage sitting on the stunning Hoscote Estate near to Roberton and Craik Forest. An ideal spot for outdoor pursuits or simply enjoying a peaceful getaway. Dogs welcome. Bikes available free of charge.
Gardener's Cottage sleeps up to 4 guests in 2 bedrooms. It is well presented in a traditional style and is an ideal spot for enjoying outdoor pursuits or those seeking a peaceful getaway.
For larger groups, Gardener's Cottage is one of four properties available to let on the Hoscote Estate. For further details please see Hoscote House (sleeps 20), Pathhead Farmhouse (sleeps 6) and Sycamore Lodge (sleeps 5 +1).
Activities & Attractions
Guests have use of the wider estate which extends to approximately 450 acres. Dedicated trails have been created for visitors to enjoy the stunning countryside on foot or on mountain bikes which are available on loan from the Estate office. Pack up a picnic and head to the hills or take a camera and spot the local wildlife including rare butterflies, peregrine falcons and the enchanting red squirrels that have recently been re-introduced to the area.
In addition to walking and cycling on the doorstep, Hoscote is only a couple of miles from 10,000 acre Craik Forest, offering fabulous walks and dedicated mountain biking trails. The peaceful, road-free countryside is also perfect for riding and a local stables offers hacks for all levels of rider. Salmon and trout fishing are available on the Teviot nearby.
Golf enthusiasts are also well catered for with 11 courses in the immediate area including the well-regarded courses at Hawick and the Roxburghe. Clay pigeon shooting and archery can be arranged at Hoscote and there is excellent shooting and stalking available on neighbouring estates.
For the non-sporting, visit the majestic Floors Castle; evocative abbey ruins at Kelso, Melrose and Dryburgh; or stately mansions including Abbotsford, the romantic home of Sir Walter Scott. The magnificent city of Edinburgh is an easy day trip – about an hour and a half's pretty drive away.
Convivial open plan kitchen / dining room (seats 4) / sitting room with open fire, television and DVD player. The kitchen is fully-equipped with Stanley oil-fired cooker, fridge, freezer, washer / dryer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1 with double bed.
Bedroom 2 with twin beds.
Bathroom with bath, WC and basin and separate walk-in shower.
Cloakroom with WC and basin.
Garden and grounds
There is an unfenced seating area to the side of the house and seating area opposite. There is a gravelled area to the front of the house with ample parking.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
A homemade meal delivery service is available.
Hoscote offer a pre-arrival delivery service for wine, champagne and port. The wine will be delivered prior to guest's arrival and stored as appropriate. Empty bottles will be recycled on guest's behalf.
Daily housekeeping and linen changes can be pre-booked at additional cost.
A travel cot and high chair are available on request.
Two well-behaved dogs are welcome at Gardener's Cottage, to be kept to the downstairs, uncarpeted areas. Dogs must be kept under control when walking on the Estate.
Bicycles for adults and children are available on loan free of charge, subject to availability.
|Gardener's Cottage||£425 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.