Immaculate, detached 3 bedroom cottage offering real luxury. The spacious open plan living area with vaulted ceiling looks out through wooden plantation shutters to the Eildon hills and beyond. The mood lighting throughout the house gives a contemporary feel .Regular trains now run to Edinburgh for city visits .The new Tweedbank station is only a 15 minute walk away ! The cottage will give anyone a warm welcome back after a days walking,fishing, biking, golfing or sight seeing.Situated in tranquil Fishers lane, wonderful walks along the Tweed river and surrounding hills are but minutes away. You might rather just have that coffee on the patio, before a stroll into town for lunch.Listen to live music on a Saturday in Melrose square or watch a game of rugby at the famous Greenyards. A real home from home in Scotlands number one short break destination! 4 /5 Mountain bikes,4 sets of golf clubs, 4 sledges, 3 baggie minnow nets & 3 trout fishing rods, are on site and available to use. Bring your tennis rackets--we have 2 lovely floodlit courts in Melrose.All linen / towels included, plus of course our Scottish Borders welcome pack . Free Wi- fi.
Prices subject to change at owners discretion
Free use of mountain bikes, golf clubs & sledges.Short breaks by arrangement min 3 nights see below.
Changeover day by arrangement .Vacate by 10am arrive from 4pm onwards, unless otherwise agreed. Comprehensive welcome pack included.
Sorry No pets
Smokers outside only please .
High season £675/£700 pwk .
Lowest price out of season &£500 pwk
Christmas / New year £770 per weekly let only.
Melrose 7s 3 night weekend £750. Valentines weekend Feb 14 .£490 3 nights with Champagne and flowers
Melrose ,"Gem o' Scotland", is a place of beauty & and an ideal short break destination. The town is situated at the foot of the famous Eildon hills which dominate the horizon. The north Eildon has the rampart remains of one of the largest iron age forts in Scotland. To the east lies Trimontium, one of the greatest discovered Roman forts, still echoing its past in the local museum.
The famous Melrose Abbey plays host to the crowning of the Melrose festival queen in June every year. This is a week of pomp and tradition. Festival week remembers various aspects of the towns history, with events such as - a ride out to check the boundaries of the town, a cycle ride, fancy dress, tour of ceremonies, crowning of the queen (dux) and festival ball. Most of the other Border towns have similar events during the summer months.
In June is the Melrose Book Festival. The event is expanding every year, coaxing writers & celebrities such as Michael Palin , Ian Rankin & Michael Parkinson to attend and delight the audiences with their life and work experiences.
Melrose Sevens, in April, is second to none in the rugby calendar. Teams from all over the world compete for a place in history, to be crowned winners at the birthplace of the shortened game. It is a must for the rugby enthusiast.
The Scottish Borders walking festival is held annualy first week in September.
Braveheart enthusiasts will appreciate the first ever statue of William Wallace - 31 feet high, built in 1814. Visit him after stopping to admire the countryside panorama at Scotts view.
This is horse country so why not get booked on a trek through the Border countryside. Thirlestane Castle Horse Trials take place in August. A wonderful setting and an entertaining day out.
Fishing and golf courses are in abundance here in the Borders. Local lochs and rivers cater for the trout fishers, while the river Tweed can offer some of the best salmon fishing at certain times of the year. . Why not simply go and see them jump the salmon ladders as they migrate upstream. www.tweedguide.com. Tennis can be played on one of the three all weather floodlit courts in Melrose.
The golfer can purchase a Freedom of the Fairways ticket , entitling you to a golfing passport second to none. A host of clubs and courses beckon through out the Borders but be warned remember the Scottish hills - no links courses here!
There are ten circular walks of historical and natural interest around Melrose, with cosy tea rooms or local hostelries to have something stronger after each one ! Live feature music in the square every other Saturday, throughout the summer.Or mabye take a walk to Abbotsford ancestral home of Sir Walter Scott, lunch at the visitor centre and inspect the wonderfull collections of armoury and art work from around the world www.scottsabbotsford.co.uk
Hogmany is celebrated in the town market square. Tickets can be bought for a ceilidh in the town hall but you do not need tickets to come to the square for the bells. Friends and strangers are treated as one as everyone watches the fabulous firework display and waits for a new year to begin.
Guidance on where to trout & salmon fish can be given as well as local clay pigeon shooting.
Melrose enjoys the quality of boutique shops, pubs and dining usually reserved for the city, it even has its own theatre ! www.thewyndmelrose.com .Six fabulous top notch restaurants (all within 10 - 15mins walking distance of the cottage), serve up local produce and fine fare, not to mention quality wines.
A luxurious ,contemporary designed ,immaculate cottage nestling in the conservation area of Darnick Melrose. The large open plan living area boasts a vaulted ceiling, wall hung Scandanavian fire & an oak ,glass/ steel staircase leading upstairs .We are only a 10 minute walk down High cross ave to the very centre of Melrose .Free BT WI-Fi. Detached cottage with its own carpark