Nestled in the heart of the Southern Uplands, Gardener’s Cottage is set on the stunning Hoscote Estate amidst spectacular rolling countryside with nothing but the tranquil sounds of nature to interrupt your day.
The idyllic setting is a perfect spot to soak up the peace and quiet, watch red squirrels from the garden or experience endless opportunities for walking and cycling in the surrounding area.
Tastefully styled using a gentle palette of soothing neutrals and soft linens, the large open plan living area features deep comfy sofas, a vibrant Kilim rug and cosy wood burner providing plenty of country charm. There is a sociable dining space for six guests and the kitchen is well appointed for holiday living with a delightful electric range cooker which is certain to appeal to experienced cooks or budding MasterChefs!
On sunny days french doors open out into the garden for those alfresco moments and the odd glass of wine set against a backdrop of pretty woodland and big sky views. The three double bedrooms are understated but elegant providing flexible accommodation for friends and families.
The estate grounds offer plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities, including rare butterflies, peregrine falcons and the enchanting red squirrels that have been re-introduced here.LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Open-plan living/dining/kitchen. The living area features two generous sofas set around a cosy wood burning stove with initial supply of logs supplied. French doors lead out to the garden area. There is a TV with DVD player.
The kitchen is well equipped and includes a fridge/freezer, small dishwasher, microwave, electric range cooker, toaster. The dining area has a table and seating for six guests.
There is a set of six steps between the lower-ground and upper-ground floor level.UPPER GROUND FLOOR
There is a set of six steps between the lower-ground and upper-ground floor level.
Small utility with washer/dryer.
Bedroom one with super king bed, built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bedroom two with double bed with built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bedroom three with zip and link beds which can be set up as a super king double or twin as preferred, built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Family bathroom with bath with handheld shower, separate shower unit, basin, WC, heated towel rail and shaving point.
Family bathroom with large separate shower unit with basin, WC and heated towel rail.OUTSIDE
The property sits in an open unfenced garden with a small lawned area and bench seating to the side and rear.
Important - please note the section on 'General Estate Information' below.PARKING
There is private parking for up to three cars to the side of the property.BABIES & CHILDREN
A travel cot and highchair are available on request.DOGS
A maximum of two well-behaved dogs are welcome from February to September only. They must be kept to the ground floor uncarpeted areas of the property and are not permitted in the bedrooms or on the furniture.
Important - Hoscote have a number of active Conservation Projects in progress. It is therefore essential that dogs are kept on leads at all times while on the estate, both to protect the estate’s conservation measures, the farm’s livestock and your dogs. The estate would be pleased to advise on alternative local walks to enjoy with your dogs.GUEST AMENITIES
Bed linen and towels are supplied. Hairdryers are available for guest use.
Bicycles for adults and children are available on loan free of charge, subject to availability.WI-FI & MOBILE COVERAGE
There is no Wi-Fi in the cottage due to service difficulties. Mobile signal is poor. A landline is available for reasonable use by guests.HEATING
Central heating throughout. Wood burner in the living room with initial supply of logs provided.GENERAL ESTATE INFORMATION
It is important to note that Hoscote Estate is a working and shooting estate; as such there may be some farm and estate traffic around the grounds during your stay. As it is a shooting estate with breeding pens, walking is, by necessity, restricted to the tarmac roads of the estate only.
We would ask that guests adhere to the guidelines provided by the estate on arrival. Nearby Craik Forest (2 miles) offers extensive trails for dog walking and biking.ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATION
For guests looking to holiday together this cottage can be booked alongside Pathhead Farmhouse, sleeping 6. Both properties are located on the Hoscote Estate and are a short distance from each other.
|Gardener's Cottage||£505 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.