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Greenknowe Cottage

St Boswells, Scottish Borders
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Close to the picturesque village of St Boswells and wonderful towns of Melrose, Kelso and Jedburgh
  • Golfers will be delighted with an array of local courses and the championship Roxburgh course
  • Enjoy a short train ride from the nearby Tweed bank station to the fantastic City of Edinburgh
Property code: 78774

This charming stylish detached cottage with wood burner perfect for cosy nights in, is located amid beautiful countryside in the pretty hamlet of Longnewton, within easy reach of great local amenities

Nested in a beautiful rural area close to the picture postcard village of St Boswells. Easy reach of the historic towns of Melrose, Jedburgh and Kelso with their beautiful 12th century abbeys. Born in the borders offers a great day out with grass sledging, brewery and distillery. Enjoy a day out at Kelso races or try ice skating and curling at the local ice rink (open seasonally). Visit the grand stately homes of Abbotsford, Mellerstain and Manderson, or the wonderful castles of Floors and Thirlestane. The immediate area is a paradise for walkers and hikers with St Cuthbert’s Way, Cheviot and Eildon hills to explore and fishermen will be delighted with the river Tweed, renowned for its excellent Salmon & Trout fishing.

Stepping inside this stylish detached cottage into the hall with ample storage space for your outdoor clothing. The lovely light and bright lounge with wood burner and smart TV is the perfect place to relax after a day out exploring the beautiful local area. Next is the fantastic open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Relax on the sofa and enjoy a great movie on the smart TV. The well-equipped kitchen is the perfect place to cook up a storm with electric oven with induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and a handy dishwasher and washing machine. The dining area is ideal for romantic or family meals together with French doors leading directly out to the enclosed patio. There is a stylish shower room with large, level access shower cubical and WC and finally completing the ground floor is the twin bedroom that can be made into super king-size on request.. Heading up the quirky spiral staircase you will find the spacious master double bedroom, with window seating to enjoy the wonderful countryside views and en-suite bathroom with double ended bath and WC.

Venturing outside with direct access from the open-plan living area is the fully enclosed patio with seating and charcoal BBQ, ideal for alfresco dining and why not enjoy the dark skies gazing whilst sitting in the spacious four person hot tub. There is also a fully enclosed garden located at the side of the cottage and off-road parking for two cars is available directly in front of the property, with secure bike storage at the rear. The owner is usually able to offer doggy day care should you decide on a dog free day.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 twin zip-and-link that can be made into a super king-size on request and 1 double
  • 1 shower room and 1 en-suite bathroom
  • Electric oven with induction hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Smart TV in lounge and in the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
  • Enclosed patio with seating area and fully enclosed garden
  • Charcoal BBQ available with prior arrangement
  • Travel cot and high chair
  • Welcome pack with seasonal fruit and veg included
  • Dog sitting is available with the owner
  • Dogs must be well behaved
  • Small holding farm activities guest are welcome to help pick the chickens eggs and visit the ponies
  • Shops, pub, and restaurants 3 miles
  • Private off-road parking available for 2 cars
  • Secure bike storage available
  • Zappy Electric Car Point
  • Hot Tub installed

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sarah 21st August 2021

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Reviewed by Wendy 14th August 2021

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Cottage lovely cant fault it

Reviewed by Sarah 31st July 2021

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Karen (the owner) is a lovely lady, who takes the time to get to know you if she sees you. When I mentioned my daughter would be starting an animal management college course, she asked if she wanted to go and see/help with her horses. The cottage was very well presented, exactly like the photos. Theres was a lovely welcome food pack waiting on our Read morearrival and a good range of equipment supplied for our use. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely be going back. Hide

Reviewed by Steve 24th July 2021

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The cottage was really well equipped and there were some lovely unexpected extra touches (plenty of coffee pods for the machine, a bowl full of fresh fruit, freshly laid eggs and a pint of milk in the fridge) - which we really appreciated.

Reviewed by Shona 10th July 2021

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Reviewed by Fiona 3rd July 2021

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Lovely hosts, beautiful location and comfortable accommodation. Hot tub a fantastic treat, even in the rain! Very welcome tea, coffee and other goodies on arrival. Everything you need in a home away from home. Would highly recommend and would definitely return.

Reviewed by Innes 26th June 2021

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Reviewed by Anabel 19th June 2021

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Comfortable, attractive cottage. Friendly, helpful owner. Appreciated the extra touches such as fresh eggs and fruit.

Reviewed by Kathryn 29th May 2021

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Reviewed by Agnes 3rd November 2020

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This is a lovely little cottage with plenty of space for both of us and 2 dogs. It is warm and cosy with good central heating as well as a wood burner. The bed is very comfortable and so are the sofas and the rocking chair which makes it very relaxing. Karen prepared for us amazing selection of veggies from her garden, fresh eggs and variety of cofRead morefee pods for Tassimo coffee machine. We found lots of beautiful walks round near by. Bonfire Night was very quiet. We definitely will a revisit. Hide

Reviewed by Gabrielle 5th September 2020

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Beautiful homely cottage with everything you could need. Not too far away from neighbouring towns but a car is definitely required!

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