Monday, 28 October 2019

Birkhill Cottage, Earlston, Scottish Borders (Sleeps 1-8)

Birkhill Cottage near Earlston provides lovely self catering accommodation in an idyllic rural location. Dating from around 1800, the cottage has been beautifully renovated to offer high-quality accommodation. It is a superb base for exploring a range of attractions in the Scottish Borders.

This cosy and well-equipped cottage is perfect for a special group/family holiday. Inside the cottage you will find a range of facilities to suit all your needs.

Downstairs there is a spacious kitchen with a range of appliances to suit all your needs. A spacious sitting room comes with two couches (one is a pull out), a flat screen TV and a wood burner to keep you toasty. You can also unwind in the bright and airy conservatory space. There is also a double bedroom downstairs.

The double en suite bedroom comes with a comfy bed to rest your head at night. A small children's annexe with two single beds built in as bunks is also available. A family bathroom comes with a bathtub and walk-in shower. On the large landing, there is also a writing desk.

Outside there is a fenced back garden with a six-person dining table and a BBQ. This is the perfect place for a morning coffee whilst the sun is shining.

On your doorstep is the ancient burgh of Lauder, Earlston village, Rhymer's Tower, Smailholm Tower, Black Hill, Melrose Abby and the wonderful town of Melrose. Fishing is available on the Tweed River and the award-winning Firebrick Restaurant is in lauder. A variety of fantastic attractions are in the local area, including Dryburgh Abbey, Abbotsford The Home Of Sir Walter, Mellerstain House, Trimontium & Smailholm Tower.

Your host also owns Birkhill House, an animal-assisted activity/therapy business. The focus here is on wellness & mindfulness, and the wonderful impact animals can have on our mental health. 

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