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Relax and watch TV in the lounge
Beautiful, stylish lounge
Lovely comfy double sofa bed
Enjoy a meal together in the lovely dining area
Spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
Well-equipped stylish bespoke kitchen
Light and bright spacious master bedroom
Bathroom with bath and seperate shower cubicle
Spacious bathroom with separate shower cubical
Quirky downstairs WC
Stylish hall and staircase
Direct access from the kitchen/lounge onto the garden
Relax and enjoy the large sunny garden
Dine al fresco in the large private garden
View towards this stylish property
Beautiful Abbotsford House
Why not visit the Capital for the day....Edinburgh
1 / 17  Relax and watch TV in the lounge
2 / 17  Beautiful, stylish lounge
3 / 17  Lovely comfy double sofa bed
4 / 17  Enjoy a meal together in the lovely dining area
5 / 17  Spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
6 / 17  Well-equipped stylish bespoke kitchen
7 / 17  Light and bright spacious master bedroom
8 / 17  Bathroom with bath and seperate shower cubicle
9 / 17  Spacious bathroom with separate shower cubical
10 / 17  Quirky downstairs WC
11 / 17  Stylish hall and staircase
12 / 17  Direct access from the kitchen/lounge onto the garden
13 / 17  Relax and enjoy the large sunny garden
14 / 17  Dine al fresco in the large private garden
15 / 17  View towards this stylish property
16 / 17  Beautiful Abbotsford House
17 / 17  Why not visit the Capital for the day....Edinburgh

Lammermuir Cottage

Lauder, Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Romantic retreat nestled in the heart of the Royal and Ancient Burgh of Lauder
  • Amazing walking routes to explore including the Lammermuir hills and the Southern Upland Way
  • Enjoy fishing on the nearby River Leader and the famous River Tweed
  • Home of the wonderful 16th century Thirlestane Castle hosting an array of yearly events
  • Visit the nearby historic grand house of Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott
Property code: 57931

Spacious, contemporary, stylish, and luxurious property, benefiting from a lovely large enclosed mature garden with summer house. Perfect for romantic retreat, or families and groups of friends.

Located in the beautiful picturesque border town of Lauder, with its excellent amenities that include award winning restaurants, array of quality shops and friendly inns to enjoy. Home to the magnificent Thirlestane Castle, that hosts wonderful events such as the Tour de Lauder and the Vintage Motoring Extravaganza, perfect for classic car enthusiast. The delightful towns of Melrose, Selkirk, Jedburgh and Peebles are within easy touring distance and the city of Edinburgh, is also within easy reach. Fishermen will be delighted with the nearby River Leader and River Tweed renowned for its excellent Salmon and Trout Fishing. Walkers, hikers and mountain bikers can explore the direct routes on the Southern Upland Way! And the beautiful Lammermuir Hills.

Stepping inside this charming stylish period cottage through to the wonderful spacious open-plan, light and bright lounge/kitchen/diner. In the lounge area you will find a TV and wonderful floor to ceiling windows with French doors leading out to the rear garden. The stylish kitchen area is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, American style, fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, and the dining area has a lovely large glass table which is perfect for romantic meals or family gatherings. Also on this floor is a separate WC. Next you are met with the stylish second lounge with TV and comfy double sofa bed. Head up the stairs to the first floor where you will find the master bedroom with king-size bed and TV. Finally, there is a lovely contemporary bathroom, with bath, separate shower and WC.

Venturing outside you will find the spacious fully enclosed garden, with seating area perfect for al fresco dining and lazy evening star gazing, perhaps with a nice glass of wine or a good local ale. At the rear of the garden is the delightful summer house with seating area. There is ample off-road parking available directly in front of the property.

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

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, American style fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2  small/medium size dogs welcome - dogs larger than a Labrador will not be accepted
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV in lounge, sitting room and bedroom
  • Sleeps 2 + 2 - double sofa bed in second lounge - please note there is a £30 charge for use of sofa bed

The bustling town of Lauder has an array of excellent restaurants, shops and pubs to discover and is home to the magnificent 16th century Thirlestane Castle which plays host to a variety of major events including the Vintage Motor Extravaganza, the Scottish Championship Horse Trials and the Tour de Lauder. Local attractions include Mellerstain and Gardens (12.5 miles), Bank Street Gardens (10.5 miles), Old Gala House (11.5 miles) and Abbotsford – the home of Walter Scott (11.5 miles). There are a number of delightful towns to visit including Melrose (11 miles), Selkirk (16 miles) and Kelso (18 miles). The vibrant capital of Scotland is also within easy reach (27 miles). Anglers can try their hand at salmon and trout fishing on the River Leaden and River Tweed, and walkers, hikers and mountain bikers have plenty of trails to explore along the Lammermuir Hills and the Southern Upland Way. This is a fantastic area for keen cyclists, nature lovers and golfers, with a choice of great golf courses nearby including those at Lauder (1 mile), Torwoodlee (9 miles), Galashiels (10.5 miles) and Melrose (11.5 miles). Melrose is also home to attractions including Priorwood Garden, Harmony Garden and the Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre.

Gavin Grant

This property is personally managed by Gavin.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John Richard 11th September 2020

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Very comfortable cottage with a very dog friendly garden. Plenty of lovely walks right on the doorstep, with a dog friendly pub and cafe just a 5 minutes walk away. Cant wait to come back another time.

Reviewed by Morag 4th September 2020

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Shona was very nice & helpful.The house is ideally situated in a lovely village with 3 very good places to eat. There are lovely walks nearby. Everything in the house was spotless & the highest standard. There is a lovely sitting area with comfortable armchairs looking out to a very well kept secure garden. At the top of the garden was high qualityRead more table & chairs with lovely fairy lights. The bedroom was comfortable & had huge storage & the shower was very powerful. We can't recommend it enough. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 28th August 2020

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Best holiday cottage we have stayed in so far, lovely secure garden for the dog. Some lovely decorative touches which made it very welcoming. Able to get parked outside front door every day which was handy. Some lovely walks within Lauder itself and very central to lots of attractions. Two very nice pubs, The lauderdale is just over the road & the Read moreBlack Bull within a 5 min walk. Would diffidently recommend this Cottage to family & friends. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 7th August 2020

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Reviewed by Jill 13th March 2020

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Went for a week on 13th March 2020 with our 2 dogs. The property was easy to find and there was parking just outside. Inside was lovely and clean and very spacious. The enclosed garden was a good size and safe for the dogs. Luckily we had some sun and was very nice to be able to sit in the garden. The kitchen had all the facilities that you would fRead moreind in your own kitchen and more. We had a very relaxing week and there were plenty of walks to take our dogs. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 29th February 2020

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Despite rain, wind and snow the cottage was very warm, cosy and comfortable. A well equipped place particularly the kitchen. There was a clever use of light and windows bringing this cottage up to date, giving a modern, spacious and airy feeling. The cottage was conveniently located near 2 main roads, great for amenities in the village and getting Read moreto Edinburgh. Although there was a little traffic noise in the morning. The proprietor was helpful. Hide

Reviewed by Iain 10th February 2020

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We stayed in Lammermuir cottage along with our two dogs as a base for exploring the Scottish Borders. The cottage was deceptively large inside with plenty of room for us all to relax. The kitchen was well very equipped with everything you could possibly need to prepare and cook meals. The garden is huge and secure which was great for the dogs too eRead morexplore and play in. Bedroom was large with very large comfy bed and bathroom was spotless with bath and walk-in power shower which was great. Hide

Reviewed by 26th January 2020

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Reviewed by Paul 12th October 2019

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This cottage is sheer heaven! A superb cottage in a wonderfully welcoming little town. The beautiful garden is completely secure for your doggies, and the house itself is warm, immaculately clean, and very comfortable indeed. The Black Bull serves the best steak ever, the Coop (5 minutes walk away) has a good range of food and drink, and you are juRead morest a 25 minute drive from two massive superstores (Asda and Tesco) in Gallashiels. Thanks, Shona, for making this lovely home available to others. Hide

Reviewed by Joy 27th September 2019

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Reviewed by Nina 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Dave 6th September 2019

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Reviewed by Alasdair 19th July 2019

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This was an amazing cottage for the two of us and our dog, Molly. The kitchen/dining room looking out onto the garden was amazing. We opened the patio doors every day and Molly was able to spend all day in the garden if she wanted to, safe and secure. Was a great base for us to visit all the scottish border towns, which we did and also close to EdiRead morenburgh to visit family. We will definitely be back to Lammermuir Cottage, thank you. Hide

Reviewed by James 12th July 2019

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Reviewed by David 5th July 2019

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Reviewed by NORMAN 28th June 2019

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Ideally situated in the town. Great to be able to park the car in front of the door. Well equipped and very tastefully decorated. We loved dining outside in the enclosed garden, especially at night in good weather. Took chairs and small table up to the summer house and enjoyed drinks watching the sun go down. Ideal for our purposes. Have booked agaRead morein already for next year! Hide

Reviewed by David 14th June 2019

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Lammermuir Cottage is well equipped, to a very high standard, and extremely comfortable. Within handy reach of all the Borders towns and close to Northumberland if you want to go further afield.

Reviewed by Sally 7th June 2019

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This cottage is perfect for a couple with a dog. The family room/kitchen area is exceptionally large and the large patio and garden is absolutely wonderful and very secluded. So peaceful. The Lauderdale hotel across the road provides excellent food and made our dog very welcome in the lounge bar area. If returning to that area would definitely chooRead morese Lammermuir Cottage again. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 29th March 2019

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Best holiday house we have stayed in.. property in immaculate condition. Tremendous garden for our dogs. Walking distance from centre of town which has good shopping eating and drinking. Already checking diary for another stay.

Reviewed by Euan 22nd March 2019

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Lovely property, very spacious, modern and a fab big enclosed garden. Lauder is a nice wee town, with very friendly locals. Great surroundings for dog walking, running and cycling.

Reviewed by Alexander 22nd February 2019

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Reviewed by Alison 22nd October 2018

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Beautiful house, thoughtfully decorated. Every last detail catered for. Great garden for dogs and good location for exploring.

Reviewed by Anne 28th September 2018

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This is a beautiful property,one of the nicest I've stayed in. It has everything you could possibly want and a garden to die for. Peaceful and quiet great for a holiday away from it all. Not impressed with Lauder itself, Not really much there at all, had a couple of good meals at the Black Bull though,Great food and staff.Great base for travelling Read moreround the borders. Hide

Reviewed by Lynne 21st September 2018

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Lammermuir Cottage is a beautiful cottage. Tasteful decoration. Good quality fixtures and fittings. Fantastic mature, well maintained garden which is ideal if you have dogs as it is fully enclosed.

Reviewed by Mark 14th September 2018

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Relax and watch TV in the lounge
Beautiful, stylish lounge
Lovely comfy double sofa bed
Enjoy a meal together in the lovely dining area
Spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
Well-equipped stylish bespoke kitchen
Light and bright spacious master bedroom
Bathroom with bath and seperate shower cubicle
Spacious bathroom with separate shower cubical
Quirky downstairs WC
Stylish hall and staircase
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Location

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