Holiday Cottages Melrose are a unique collection of 4 individual properties forming part of a luxurious new barn conversion just three miles from the pretty Borders town of Melrose in the Scottish Borders with spectacular views.
The entrance hall leads to an open plan living / dining / kitchen area. The living room features elegant furnishings by Michael Vee Interiors including a large sofa, large wing armchair and two leather chairs. Bi-folding doors open out to the terrace and garden. Technology includes a flatscreen TV with Freeview. Books and board games are provided. The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric cooker, hob, large retro fridge with ice box, microwave, integrated dishwasher and washing machine. The dining area seats four comfortably.
Bedroom one enjoys views across to the Eildon Hills and features zip and link beds which can be set up as a superking double or twin as preferred, two bedside cabinets and a dressing table.
En-suite bathroom with bath and shower-over, rainforest shower head, heated towel rail, basin and wc.
Bedroom two with kingsize bed and views across to the Eildon Hills.
En-suite shower room with heated towel rail, basin and wc.
Heating throughout the property, with underfloor heating in all the main living areas.
The Smiddy has a secure outside store for the storage of outdoor kit such as bikes, fishing gear and golf clubs.
Garden and grounds
To the front of the house there is an attractive lawned garden which is fully enclosed for the safety of children and dogs and includes a terraced patio with garden furniture and sun loungers. This area can also be accessed via the bi-folding doors from the living room.
There is private parking for two cars to the side of the cottage.
Wifi and mobile coverage
Wifi is available throughout the property.The area has 3G connectivity and there is good mobile coverage on most networks.
Luxurious bath sheets and hand towels are provided for guests along with hand soaps and toiletries. The beds are made up with high quality Egyptian Cotton bed linen, and a hairdryer is supplied in each bedroom.
Babies and children
A travel cot and high chair are available on request.
A small welcome pack is provided.
The Smiddy can be taken on a purely self-catered basis, or a cook is available throughout guests’ stay, for breakfasts or dinners only or to provide one-off celebratory meals for a special occasion.
The village of Gattonside is a ten minute walk away and there are two restaurants there – Seasons and the Hoebridge. Melrose is about a 25 minute walk with various cafes, bars and restaurants.
Two well-behaved dogs are welcome, but they must be kept to the ground floor uncarpeted areas of the property and are not permitted in the bedrooms. It is essential that owners clean-up after their dogs and respect the access requirements of the estate.
There is stabling available to guests wishing to bring their own horses for an additional fee.
The Smiddy is a semi-detached property and sits within a small, peaceful steading development of three additional properties which have been converted to ensure guest privacy wherever possible. If you have any concerns, please call us to discuss. There are open fields to the front and rear of the development.
Smoking is strictly prohibited.