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Trimontium View

Midlem, near Melrose, Scottish Borders

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Trimontium View is a very attractive and extremely spacious modern detached house that stands on the edge of the tiny village of Midlem, between Selkirk and Melrose in the lovely Scottish Borders.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6/12 Bedrooms: 6
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 3
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi

Trimontium, from which the house takes its name, is a Roman fort that sits at the base of the legendary Eildon Hills. It is an ideal venue for larger gatherings of family and friends, with lots of room for everyone.

The expansive open plan living area is bright and airy with plenty of comfortable seating and a large wall-mounted TV. The well-equipped kitchen area has a handy dishwasher that is ideal for clearing up after convivial evening meals and there is a large dining area There is also a handy utility room that houses the laundry facilities and a separate second sitting room for the party to spread out into, with a TV and even a pool table.

There are two downstairs bedrooms, a double and a single, and a shower room that are very suitable for less able guests.

Upstairs are a variety of bedrooms, two doubles, a twin and a triple room with three single beds. There is also a further shower room and a bathroom with two baths, no less. The large upstairs landing and hallway make an excellent play area for children.

The house stands in its own enclosed garden, with decking to the front and a lawned area that offers fine views of the surrounding area.

Map & Local

Midlem is a pretty little village clustered round a village green and is within easy reach of the towns of Selkirk and Melrose.

Selkirk (5 miles) has a golf course and a swimming pool, and just down the road from the house, Braidwood Clays offers clay pigeon shooting.

Melrose (7 miles) has lots of interesting little independent shops, as well as a deli, butcher, greengrocer and plenty of pubs and eateries. Melrose is well known for the Melrose Sevens rugby tournament that is held annually in the town, drawing teams and spectators from all around the world.

It is also home to Melrose Abbey, one of four famous ruined Abbeys in the area. The others are sited at Dryburgh, Kelso and Jedburgh and there are both walking and cycling routes that allow you to take in all four.

The surrounding area offers a host of attractions including riding, walking, mountain biking, fishing, historic castles and stately homes to visit, to name but a few.

It is just over an hour's drive to Edinburgh, or 50 minutes by train from Galashiels (8 miles), if you fancy a visit to the bustling capital with its array of shops, museums, theatres and galleries. History enthusiasts will also want to make sure they visit commanding Edinburgh Castle and the Queen's official Scottish residence Holyrood Palace. The Berwickshire coast, with its fine sandy beaches and rugged cliffs, is also easily reachable for day trip.

Local Events and Attractions


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.




Open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room with TV, electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer etc.
Games room with TV/DVD and pool table
Utility room with washing machine
Double bedroom
Single bedroom
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Large bedroom with three single beds
Twin bedroom
Shower room with shower, WC and wash basin
Bathroom with two baths, WC and wash basin

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by LPG (metered). Wifi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



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

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 2019 From 20/04/2019 to 26/04/2019
  • Save 10% May Half Term 2019 From 25/05/2019 to 31/05/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 27 Apr 19 From 27/04/2019 to 03/05/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 04 May 19 From 04/05/2019 to 10/05/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 11 May 19 From 11/05/2019 to 17/05/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 18 May 19 From 18/05/2019 to 24/05/2019
  • Christmas 2019 From 21/12/2019 to 27/12/2019
  • New Year 2019 From 28/12/2019 to 03/01/2020
  • October Half Term 2019 From 12/10/2019 to 01/11/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 6 Sleeps 12
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 POA POA
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 POA POA
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 POA POA
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 POA POA
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 POA POA
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 POA POA
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 POA POA
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 POA POA
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 POA POA
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 POA POA
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 POA POA
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 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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