Hawick Cottage Rental Photos and Description
3 bedroom pet-friendly Scottish Borders cottage with own stream
FORTHCOMING NEARBY EVENTS:
KELSO RACE COURSE - FIXTURE DATES:
SUNDAY 5 OCTOBER 2014
SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER 2014
SATURDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2014
SUNDAY 7 DECEMBER 2014
SCOTLAND IS THE PLACE TO BE IN 2014!
YEAR OF HOMECOMING, COMMONWEALTH GAMES, RYDER CUP (26-28 SEPT) AND SO MUCH MORE: COME AND DISCOVER WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER!
Edinburgh International Science Festival: 4 - 19 April 2015
Melrose Rugby Sevens: 11 April 2015
Imaginate Festival: 11 - 17 May 2015
BORDERS BOOK FESTIVAL: 11-14 June 2015
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo: 7 - 29 August 2015 (on sale Monday 1 December)
Edinburgh International Festival: 7 - 31 August 2015
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: 7 - 31 August 2015
Edinburgh International Book Festival: 15 - 31 August 2015
Edinburgh Mela: 28 - 30 August 2015
FREE WIFI ! DOGS VERY WELCOME!
A 2013 GOLD AWARD WINNER FOR CONSISTENTLY RECEIVING HIGH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SCORES VIA OUR HOLIDAY RENTAL AGENCY'S WEBSITE
Monks Cottage is a charming 19th century sandstone cottage which backs onto sloping woodland going down to a stream (Hassendean Burn), which flows into the nearby River Teviot (small pebble beach - good for swimming for children or dogs; fishing can be arranged.) If you are lucky you may spot an owl or kingfisher down there and there is often a heron on the river ! There is a gravelled area at the back of the cottage with garden seating for 6.
The cottage is on one level (step up at entrance) and has three bedrooms (a double with small en-suite shower room, a second double across from the bathroom, and a third bedroom with two single beds), a bathroom and a cosy open-plan fully-equipped kitchen/living room with wood-burning stove. (Please note that the original flagstone floor of the kitchen/living room is not completely even and may pose problems for those with mobility issues.) For those who want to keep in touch with the outside world, there is free WiFi. The cottage stands on its own (so you will have no neighbours), fronting a small country road, and you can walk straight out of it onto a section of the Borders Abbeys Way walk, and down to the River Teviot. The village of Denholm (with butcher (recommended)), post office, two pubs, (both serving meals - dogs welcome in the public bars), two cafes, antique shop) is about two miles away - an easy walk- and all the many and varied delights of the Scottish/English Borders are within easy reach. Hawick (about 10 minutes drive away) has supermarkets and all usual amenities. The cottage is perfectly located for access to all the Border towns: Jedburgh, Kelso, Selkirk, Hawick and Melrose. Both Melrose and Kelso are pretty small towns with an excellent range of small individual shops. There are monthly farmers' markets in Hawick, Jedburgh and Kelso which are well worth going to. It is about an hour and a half's drive to central Edinburgh - a must for a day trip.
All seasons are beautiful here. Autumn is a great time to fish, walk (very satisfying to crunch those leaves underfoot) and generally relax. Come and discover the delights of winter: skeleton trees, snowfalls, lovely walks and cosy evenings curled up in front of the wood-burner! In spring there are snowdrops and daffodils all around, new lambs cavorting in the fields and the colours of the new leaves on the surrounding trees are a delight to behold. Make the most of the long evenings in the summer - enjoy the local festivals and Common Ridings or stay a bit longer on the golf course (our area is a paradise for golfers: Minto is the nearest course - about two miles away, but you will truly be spoilt for choice). We will be delighted to see you (and your dog) whatever the season.
We have recently installed Wifi in the cottage just to keep those of you who need to remain hooked-up to the outside world happy!
If you are a larger group, we also have another cottage about a mile away which sleeps 4 (advertised on this website - Property 422576) - perfect for extended families who want to holiday together yet still have some privacy and independence!
If you have any special requests, please do just let us know and we will be delighted to do our best to help. Additional services we offer are housekeeping, initial food shopping and kitchen suppers - please contact us for prices for these. We can also organise fishing, shooting and stalking for you - again, please contact us for further information.
- pets considered
- children welcome
- non smoking only