A delightful cottage for two in a conservation village close to the river Tweed. Ideal for out of season breaks as it is centrally heated and double glazed. Attractive, gentle river side walks nearby which are ideal for dog walking
Short breaks now available year round with minimum stay 4 nights in July and August. Four days for the price of three during November, December, January, (not Christmas/New Year), February.
This delightful, cosy cottage is furnished to provide luxury and quality accommodation for two Situated down an old lane in Paxton, Berwickshire, Tweed Cottage is a charming early 19th century cottage tucked away in the village centre. Fully double glazed and centrally heated it is ideal for an out of season stay as well. Unusually, its garden and parking space are not connected to the house but are very close by. The village has an excellent pub (just a minute away) which serves real ales and good food. The kitchen area, with its marble worktops is fully equipped with washing machine, dishwasher and full hob and compact oven makes it a pleasure to stay in for a romantic meal. All linen and towels are provided, there is private parking and cyclists have a padlocked shed for their cycles.
Guests receive a welcome pack of Border Specialities which typically includes locally made shortbread, honey or home made jam, a bottle of local beer, milk and free range eggs.The tv is wall mounted above the beautiful stone fireplace and has a mock wood burner and heater installed. There is central heating and double glazing to make the cottage comfortable for out of season or Festive breaks.
The bedroom has a king size bed with a second tv with free view provided and the bathroom is en suite. There is a spacious shower and a smart vanity unit with an illuminated mirror above. The shower has a modern rain head and a flexible head, and organic hand made soap is provided.The large towel rail keeps the bathroom and the towels warm. Hairdryer and shaver point are provided.
The cottage is within walking distance of Paxton House and gardens, and the riverside walks. Look out for the restored water wheel in the garden. The picture gallery in Paxton House houses many important art works and some fine Chippendale furniture.
The old county town of Duns (10 minutes) has all amenities, a good range of shops and the fascinating Jim Clark Museum of Motoring. Manderston House and gardens are well woth visiting..
The market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, with its Elizabethan walls is five miles away and has excellent rail connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, York, London, and Birmingham etc. The Maltings theatre and cinema has an attractive programme of films and live performance year round. Berwick also has good pubs, restaurants and supermarkets.
The area is great for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers, as it's close to St Abbs Head famoous for its puffins and the Marine Nature Reserve famous for diving, the Lammermuirs and the Northumberland National Park. Fishing on the coast, lochs and rivers can be arranged. The Borders is steeped in the history of the Reivers and the development of Christianity so a visit to Lindisfarne is essential. The Border abbeys of Kelso, Dryburgh, Jedburgh, Melrose and the fascinating ruins of Coldingham and Soutra with its mediaeval hospital are very special places.
This is 'a lovely cottage in a lovely village, and has a very convenient pub nearby' one guest said in July 2020 See our reviews on UpFront review or on Tripadvisor.
|Tweed Cottage||£300 Per unit per week|
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