Tigh Cruive ref: UK34436

Kelso, Scottish Borders

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changover day
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Tigh Cruive is a middle cottage in a typical row of farm cottages neighbouring a working farm and with stunning views towards the Cheviots. This is the ideal place to enjoy your time in the Scottish Borders. Ideally suited to a family, this cottage will sleep four to five comfortably in the bedrooms upstairs. One of the bedrooms, the larger one, has a kingsize bed and the other two have one single bed each, one with a secondary pull-out. The bathroom is modern, exceptionally well presented and has a bath and over-bath shower. Downstairs the main living space again is exceptionally well presented and comfortable with a wood burner in the living room which also has a selection of 12in vinyl records and a record player which undoubtedly will blow the minds of the kids and take the grown-ups on a walk down memory lane. The kitchen and dining room have been updated with all the appliances you would need for a trip away and the traditional dining table will sit six more than comfortably. Kelso and the area around this house are steeped in history. Take a trip into Kelso and wander round the shops, cafes and attractions, or take a day at the famous Kelso Races. The beaches on Northumberland in England’s’ north east are surprisingly easily reachable as is Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With wood burner and Smart TV.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine and tumble dryer.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed and Smart TV.
Bedroom 2: With single bed, pull out 2ft 6in single bed and Smart TV.
Bedroom 3: With single bed and Freeview TV.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Logs for wood burner available locally. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture, BBQ and firepit. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

The main gateway to Scotland from the south and a lovely holiday destination in its own right the Scottish Borders covers some eighteen hundred square miles of rolling hills and moorland, gentle valleys, rich agricultural plains, and rugged coastline.

Discover ancient towns and friendly villages, castles, abbeys, stately homes and fascinating museums that tell the story of the exciting and often bloody history of this area. In a place so rich in natural assets its no surprise that this is a favourite with hillwalkers, cyclists and anglers who come to fish the River Tweed and its many tributaries.

The western borders have the scenic valleys and rounded green hills that characterise the lowland landscape and contains the source of the mighty River Tweed. In the scenic Tweed Valley on the River Tweed lies the royal burgh of Peebles. This ancient town has many fine old buildings, open parkland and pleasant riverside walks; there are also a series of footpaths and trails that snake through the surrounding hills. Close by are golf courses, fishing and mountain biking, with the Tweeddale Forest and Southern Upland Way within easy reach.

The Tweed Valley is littered with ruined castles and keeps, reminders of the turbulent 16th and 17th centuries when it was fought over by the English and the Scots, and subjected to seemingly endless clan warfare and Reiver's raids. Famous historic sights here include ruined 12th century abbeys at Kelso, Jedburgh, Dryburgh and Melrose. Other attractions include Abbotsford, former home of Sir Walter Scott and grand stately homes such as Floors Castle and Paxton House.

The eastern borders landscape consists of low-lying hills, extensive moors, and dramatic coastline and of course the ever present River Tweed as it makes its way to the sea. Bordering the Lothian's to the north is the low Lammermuir Hills, with extensive grouse moors and wooded valleys; here there is excellent walking along the Southern Upland Way. The coastline is relatively short but extremely dramatic; a rugged coastal landscape of cliff top paths, towering red cliffs and rocky outcrops. Of particular note is St. Abb's Head National Nature Reserve comprising 200 acres of spectacular coastline and sheer seabird-nesting cliffs rising 300 feet above the water.

Things to do nearby

Smailholm Tower

Smailholm Tower is set in some amazing scenery, once the centre of a thriving settlement it is now all that remains of the 15th century village.

Jedforest Deer and Farm Park

With amazing types of deer to take in, a falconry show and a large variety of cattle and other animals to view the Jedforest Deer and Farm Park certainly is a great way to experience the Scottish Borders.

Jedburgh Abbey

Constructed in the 1100's this church has remained largely in tact and provides some fascinating heritage to explore.

Monteviot House Gardens

Set right on the River Teviot the Monteviot House and its gardens enjoy beautiful views the whole year round.

Floors Castle

Floors Castle makes for an amazing day out, as the largest inhabited castle in Scotland there is still plenty of life to the place which makes it unlike any other visit.

Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve
Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve

The centrepiece of this site is the dramatic waterfall cascading into the Moffat Water Valley. The area is a paradise for walkers, botanists and wildlife enthusiasts who come to admire the rare upland plants and wildlife.

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

Built in the early nineteenth century, Jedburgh Castle Jail is long since out of use and now serves to give visitors an idea of just what life was like in a prison in the 1820's.

Traquair House

Complete with maze, craft workshop and restaurant Traquair House will entertain and impress as you explore the grandeur and stature of the house itself.

Thirlestane Castle

Fully restored to its former splendour, Thirlestane Castle's house and grounds are now open for visitors to come and admire for a fantastic day out.

Glentress Fortress

Described as the gateway to the Tweed Valley Forest Park, Glentress Fortress has breathtaking views as well as plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy.

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