Staffin is a cosy welcoming "home-from-home", located in the centre of the friendly village of Newcastleton in the heart of the Scottish Borders. It sleeps 6 people in three bedrooms (2 double, 1 twin) and has a garden and secure bike lock-up.
Staffin is a homely bungalow situated just off the central main square in the village of Newcastleton. The location is perfect for walks in the nearby countryside and woodland, and for other outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, cycling, fishing (salmon, trout), golf and water-based activities at nearby Keilder Reservoir. The village hosts many cyclists as it is part of the Southern Borders Cycle Loop, and it is well known for its "7 Stanes" mountain bike trails which cater to all levels and abilities. Our property caters for cyclists by providing secure lock-up for peace of mind. The Rock UK Adventure Centre is also located within a few miles of the cottage (or accessible by foot across the new footbridge in less than half an hour) and offers activities such as kayaking, abseiling and zip wire.
The property itself is a very spacious 3 bedroom bungalow, sleeping up to 6 persons. The main master bedroom has a king size bed and an en-suite shower room. The other two bedrooms are a double room, and a twin-bedded room. The cottage is very well equiped and includes a dishwasher and a washing machine. There are patio doors from the kitchen leading out into a lovely gravelled garden with a seating area. It is relaxing just to sit out here in the peace and quiet and watch the many birds that visit. For those whio need to stay in touch, the property offers FREE WIFI.
Newcastleton has many good eating establishments including the Copshaw Kitchen (tearoom, weekend evening meals, takeaways, sunday lunch, gift shop), Olive Tree (tearoom and bakery), The Trap (pub food), The Vine restaurant in the Grapes Hotel, and the Liddesdale Hotel. Furthermore, the village has an excellent butchers where you can also buy delicious home-cooked meals.
The village is also an ideal base for exploring the wider area. Within a few hours, visitors can reach and explore the historic and cultural cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and the breathtaking scenery of The Lake District, Northumbria (moors and coastline) and Dumfries and Galloway. Closer to home, the Scottish Borders boast beautiful scenery, interesting Border towns (Jedburgh, Kelso, Hawick, Melrose, etc) with their abbeys and rich history of textile manufacturing, and impressive stately homes (Floors Castle) and castles (Hermitage Castle).
|Staffin||£400 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.