Stables Cottage

St Boswells, Scottish Borders

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In a pretty courtyard setting, just off a little lane in the charming Borders village of St Boswells, about 40 miles south of Edinburgh, is Stables Cottage.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking

This completely refurbished holiday home has been designed and insulated to the highest modern standard. It occupies part of what were once the stables for the big house up the hill and is a sister property to the popular Groom's Cottage, which is just across the yard.

All on one level, with wheelchair-friendly doors and ramp access, inside it has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard. There is a gracious sitting room with imitation gas log-burner for additional comfort and atmosphere, an excellent and very spacious dining kitchen and a small sun room.

One of the double bedrooms has en suite facilities, with a walk-in bath and separate shower. There is a second double bedroom, also with en suite facilities (additional charge) for an additional guest or in case separate rooms are preferred. However, the total number of guests is restricted to three.

Map & Local

St Boswells is a most attractive village with a picturesque village green, pub, shops and a superb café/bookshop/delicatessen, all of which are within a few minutes' stroll of the cottage.

In the other direction, up and over the hill, are the famous River Tweed and a riverside golf course, which can be reached equally quickly. There is also a regular bus service up to Edinburgh, or you can jump on the train at Tweedbank (6.5 miles) and be in the city centre in under an hour.

The village is also centrally and ideally situated for enjoying all the attractions of this scenic and historic area. Melrose, nestling under the Eildon Hills, with it historic abbey, is only 5 miles away. Jedburgh, also with abbey, jail and Mary Queen of Scots' house, is only 9 miles to the south.

To the east you can be on the coast in under an hour, perhaps relaxing on the sandy beach at Coldingham, or marvelling at the seabird colonies on the dramatic cliffs at St Abbs. Then there are all the stately homes, peel towers and castles in which the area is particularly rich, while for active guests, fishing, walking, mountain biking, riding and golfing are all to hand.

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.



Single Storey

Sitting room with gas stove (log effect) and TV/DVD.
Kitchen/dining room with electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, washer-dryer, microwave, small deep freeze, etc.
Small sun room
Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite bath (with hand shower), separate shower, WC and wash basin.
Double bedroom with en suite bath, shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Sets of towels


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £10 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by gas central heating (first £10 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay) and gas stove. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking. No infants. No children.



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

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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% - Easter 2017 From 08/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
  • Save 10% - March 2017 From 11/03/2017 to 31/03/2017

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2 Sleeps 3
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £365.00 £395.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £425.00 £450.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £365.00 £395.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £425.00 £450.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £475.00 £495.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £425.00 £450.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £475.00 £495.00
02 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 £425.00 £450.00
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £365.00 £395.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £425.00 £450.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £325.00 £365.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £475.00 £495.00
28 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018 £475.00 £495.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA 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.


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Extremely comfortable cottage


If I owned a holiday cottage this one would be the example to follow.


A beautiful little cottage - completely as described on website. We're hoping to go back next month!


We have been self catering for over thirty years both in the UK and in France. Stables Cottage is the best one yet.

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Very well appointed and comfortable


Refundable House Holder's deposit required