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Riverside Cottage

Near Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

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If you were looking for a perfect example to sell the idea of what a picture book holiday cottage should look like, Riverside Cottage, near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders, would certainly fit the bill.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi
Overview

This mellow, traditional, detached, roses-round-the-door house stands on a quiet country lane, surrounded by fields, with its charming, terraced, grass garden running down to the sweet little river which flows in front of it.

Nor does its interior disappoint, for it is bright and surprisingly spacious, with a good size, well-equipped kitchen with folding doors to a separate, elegant dining room. On the other side of the hallway is a cosy sitting room with a wood-burning stove. There is also a utility room and a downstairs WC. Upstairs there are three good-size bedrooms, two twin rooms and an en suite double bedroom, that are all delightfully furnished. A family bathroom completes the indoor accommodation.

The garden is surrounded by a hedge and enclosed, though there is access down to the river, so care may be required with children. There is off-road parking behind the house and secure storage for bikes and sports equipment.

The owners have the farm just up the hill and can offer stables and grazing, should you wish to bring your own horse. It's worth considering, for this is great riding country - you could even take part in one of the dramatic common ridings which are held throughout the summer.

Map & Local

The area offers plenty of opportunities for enthusiasts of many different sports. There is great mountain biking over at Glentress and Innerleithen, walking in the Cheviot and Border hills and fishing in many rivers from the famous River Tweed itself, to minor streams and lochans.

Jedburgh (3.5 miles) has a good range of pubs, eating places and independent shops, as well as a supermarket, bank and petrol station.

The surrounding area is famous not just for its lovely scenery, but for its romantic and often turbulent history. Jedburgh is the site of one of the four Border Abbeys and also has a reputedly haunted jail and Mary Queen of Scots' house, which has a fascinating visitor centre. Melrose, Kelso and Dryburgh and the other three Border abbeys, are all within a short drive and in addition to this there are numerous stately homes in the area which are open to the public.

There is golf available on numerous good courses, including the Jedburgh Golf Club and the prestigious Roxburghe course near Kelso. If you need to practise your swing there is a driving range at Mount Hooley (5 miles), where there is also an excellent restaurant.

For a good family day out, the Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre is a favourite destination with its range of woodland walks, exhibitions and an outdoor play area that children will just love.

Further afield, you can enjoy a day on the sandy beaches of the Berwickshire and Northumbrian coasts. Or how about a day up in Edinburgh taking in the sights of Scotland's elegant capital city? It is reached in an hour and a half's drive, in 55 minutes by train from Tweedbank (18 miles), or by a regular bus service from Jedburgh.

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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

Downstairs

Sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV/DVD
Dining room
Kitchen with electric hob and separate double oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave, etc
Utility room with washing machine and wash basin
WC.

Upstairs

Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite shower room, WC and wash basin
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free
Highchair
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£20.00
Cot (excluding linen)
£10.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £20 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by oil central heating (first £30 INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stoves (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED for email checking and general web browsing and is not suitable for large downloads or high bandwidth applications (such as Skype, YouTube, Netflix, iPlayer/video streaming, etc). 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.

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
2022
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).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 6
07 May 2022 - 27 May 2022 £695.00
28 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022 £795.00
04 Jun 2022 - 24 Jun 2022 £695.00
25 Jun 2022 - 22 Jul 2022 £795.00
23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 £850.00
27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022 £695.00
17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 £595.00
08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022 £695.00
29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £495.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £795.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £795.00
06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 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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12-May-2022

The cottage looked small from the outside, and in the photo's, howwever it was very spcious inside and immaculate throug...

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14-Nov-2020

Beautiful cottage in lovely quiet rural setting.

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01-Nov-2019

Quiet countryside location yet close enough to Jedburgh with all its facilities. comfortable and attractive property wit...

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12-Sep-2019

Superb comfortable and nice large rooms.

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05-Sep-2019

Excellent quite position, beautiful well kept cottage, safe and secure garden

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