South Lodge

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South Lodge is a cosy retreat that sits right at the entrance of the grounds of the impressive 18th century stately home Paxton House, near the village of Paxton (0.5 miles).

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

The lodge has been fully refurbished throughout and has been set up perfectly just for two, making it the ideal place for a relaxing romantic break. At the heart of the lodge is the comfy sitting room that has an open fire to curl up in front of in the evenings. The smart kitchen is well-equipped with a neat little dining area alongside and a door that leads out to the garden, so you can ‘bring the outdoors in’.

The double bedroom is spacious and light and there is a modern bathroom with bath and shower over that completes the indoor accommodation.

Outside there is parking to the side of the lodge, as well as a small garden area (furniture) that overlooks the expanse of fields to the rear.

Map & Local

Paxton House is just a couple of minutes’ walk away with experienced guides that can lead you on a tour of its many delights. Even better, as a guest at the lodge, a special discount is available.

This fine Palladian stately home is known for its fine art and Chippendale furniture, as well as its extensive costume collection. There is also a tearoom (discount available) and 80 acres of woodland grounds and a particularly pretty walk that leads along the banks of the beautiful River Tweed.

A bus route runs right past the cottage and there is a pub just 10 minutes’ walk away in Paxton. The border is less than a mile away so you are well placed for sightseeing in both the Scottish Borders and north Northumberland.

The Chain Bridge Honey Farm (3 miles) is a nice spot to stop off at while you are exploring the area. It has a visitor centre explaining all about the honey-making process and you can even see right into an active hive (fortunately through glass). There are lots of natural honey-based products on sale, as well as the delicious honey itself and in the summer a quaint little café opens up outside in a specially adapted double decker bus!

Berwick-upon-Tweed (5 miles) is a bustling town with plenty of shops, supermarkets, pubs and eateries, as well as a well-connected railway station that links up to the whole of the east coast. Berwick has an interesting past and has belonged to both Scotland and England over the years due to its proximity to the border. The walk that runs around the Elizabethan ramparts offers some excellent views out over the town to the River Tweed below.

This part of the east coast has lots of beautiful sandy beaches and coastal villages to discover, with some excellent fish and chip shops to stop off at along the way. Boat trips run out from the harbour in Eyemouth (11 miles) so you can see up close the cliffs and coves of the Eyemouth and St Abbs coastline that is home to many seabirds and even seals. There is a ‘Fast Blast’ trip that is great for adrenalin hunters or a more leisurely sea safari that allows you to fully take in the scenery. There is also a very picturesque 18-hole golf course at Eyemouth that welcomes visitors and is set right on the coast so you can enjoy a round whilst taking in some breathtaking sea views.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Single storey

Sitting room with open fire and TV/DVD
Kitchen/dining room with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge (with ice box), etc
Double bedroom
Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by open fire (fuel INCLUDED) and radiators powered by the open fire. WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome (1 large, 1 medium or 2 small). Please note: dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms (if you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do). No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% - Christmas 2016 From 19/12/2016 to 27/12/2016
  • Save 10% - New Year! From 27/12/2016 to 03/01/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £325.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £475.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £475.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £345.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £385.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £345.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £385.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £450.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £385.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £450.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £495.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £450.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £495.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £450.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £385.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £450.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £345.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £495.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £495.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
17-Nov-2016

Lovely, comfortable & clean with all that was needed for a stress free holiday.

Excellent
03-Oct-2016

Beatifully refurbished cottage, may well come back at a similar time next year.

Good
16-Sep-2016

Pleasant and modern cottage in the grounds of Paxton Hall. Friendly welcome, including a welcome basket, which was much...

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Excellent
30-Aug-2016

Excellent

Excellent
08-Aug-2016

Lovely cottage, well equipped very comfortable, very clean. Peaceful setting with great dog walks throughout the estate ...

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