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Comfortable Beautiful Space with Stunning Views

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Holiday Home in Gattonside, Melrose, Scottish Borders - Private Location Yet Within Walking Distance To Restaurants, Shops Etc

Tweed Rig is a stylish, contemporary 5-bedroom south facing villa with a great sense of space and light. Situated in a private location on a one-acre woodland garden in the village of Gattonside near Melrose within walking distance of restaurants, shops, river etc. Tweed Rig has a south facing balcony which runs the whole length of the house with fantastic views of Melrose and the Eildon Hills. Tweed Rig is furnished to a high standard and is well equipped to make your stay more enjoyable. Ideal for large groups and equally suitable for couples seeking spacious private accommodation.

***Please enquire about pricing for weekend stays longer than 3 nights to get a better rate

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Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Great house for family get-together's.
Aug 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Melrose in Scottish Borders

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • river
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom has a bath and brand new shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/14 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Principal bedroom with bath/shower room en-suite and dressing room. Double bedroom with shower en-suite Double bedroom adjacent to main bathroom. Twin bedroom with shower en-suite. Gallery bedroom with 2 bunk beds. Family room/6th bedroom sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Notes on accommodation: Well-behaved pets by arrangement. No smoking in house but permitted on balcony. Garage next to utility room on ground floor with full sized table tennis. Outside: Woodland garden with stables and parking for 5/6 cars. Patio area below balcony with BBQ and garden furniture. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and iron board etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels, linen utilities included. Maid service available if required. Other: Balcony with sun loungers and table for 10. Family room with PS2/TV/Space invaders!


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Comfortable Beautiful Space with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.7 based on 41 reviews

A Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We were initially booked to go to Tweed rig in March - then it snowed and snowed and snowed and, well, you know the rest.

Debi and Jean - who had been superb in keeping in touch with all the necessary details before the trip - were quick to help us rearrange at no extra cost, just a complete transfer of dates and personnel. Luckily, with such a load of us going, we could all attend this alternative weekend.

So - there were 12 of us in total, aged from nine - 80 years-old. My mum is in a chair and, again, Debi and Jean were so careful and helpful with our needs and requirements, offering a ramp to be put in place for my mum's wheelchair. Mum's bedroom was on the same floor as two other bedrooms AND sitting room, dining room and kitchen.

I cannot begin to put into writing how awesome this house is - well, it felt like a home! It was so well equipped with more than enough sleeping space - wee sister, who came to be surprised for her 50th birthday had nothing less than a suite on the top floor with a massive ensuite bathroom. The middle floor is, for sure the hub. The middle floor has three bedrooms along with the living space which is just WOW! A huge table where 12 of us could eat and play games, easily. The living room was exceptional too, no one had to stand, or perch on the arm of the chair or on the floor. Down stairs we had a family room, also ensuite, but with a massive utility room too.

Any pictures you see of the house look incredible, but just cannot begin to do this place justice. You have to see it to believe it.

The surrounding area was wonderful too. Some of the family made great use of the amazing hills and countryside, others of the smashing coffee and cake in Melrose and others of the Foozball and table tennis in the house.

It is a weekend we will all cherish and remember so warmly and fondly. And we are so grateful to The Tweed Rig crew for helping to make this trip so memorable.

We WILL return


  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Return visit - lived up to expectations

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay in the very well-appointed house which is nicely decorated and was very fresh and clean. All was ready for our arrival including a cot ready made up. The weather was good but if it had been wet there were plenty of distractions with DVDs, books and games for all ages. Many pleasant walks around including down through Gattonside which has two excellent restaurants, The Hoebridge and Seasons. It's also possible to walk across to Melrose which has lots of facilities for dining , shopping and also the very interesting ruins of the Abbey to visit. At the house there is also a balcony which runs the length of the house from which there are spectacular views across the Tweed Valley.

We look forward to our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Can’t wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

Tweed rig was everything we expected and so much more!

So rare to find accommodation with such lovely decor, this was important for our stay as we were spending lots of time inside and wanted somewhere with a clean & fresh feel.

All the bedrooms were gorgeous with the benefit of a bathroom for each room. The kitchen was kitted beyond belief, we literally did not go without.

I honestly was over the moon delighted with the accommodation, it really made the weekend perfect.

Arrangements were easy and I felt so safe & secure booking with Tweed Rig.

Would 100% return to Tweed Rig in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic House in a Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a place for my friends and I to gather and meet for a long weekend and as soon as I saw Tweed Rig I knew it was the place for us.

It did not disappoint from as soon as we arrived. Set on a great location on a hill looking over Gattonside and Melrose with some amazing views. The house is well built so it gets sun in the front room all day so on the likes of a summers day sitting on the balcony would be a great pleassure. The rooms in the property were very clean and comfy. The living area, kitchen and dining area is a nice big open plan which is great for housing large parties. The beds are comfy. Loads of bathrooms and showers so nobody is left short.

Debbie and Jean were very easy to deal with from booking the place to the day of leaving it. They even gave us a nice bottle of Champagne as a surprise on arrival which was a very nice gesture.

I am already planning a return trip with family or friends to Tweed Rig as I enjoyed it that much.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Large, Ideal Venue for a Get-Together

  • 5 of 5

We hired Tweedrig to host a works Christmas Night. It was the ideal venue in terms of it's size to host our Christmas Night in! The house was well equipped, very clean, beds were comfy and the views were stunning. The Christmas decorations were also a lovely touch!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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An ideal retreat for a Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Set in a quiet and secluded location with commanding views across the Tweed Valley, this very spacious and well appointed property provided an excellent venue for a family gathering where the expansive open-plan living area was ideal for our purposes. The fully equipped kitchen and the comfortable en suite bedrooms all combined to make our stay a memorable experience which more than exceeded our expectations. We would have no hesitation in recommending the property to any of our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

Fishing on the famous River Tweed if available.


East coast beaches approx one hour drive away.


Car hire recommended. Edinburgh airport 1 hour drive. Newcastle 2 hour drive.


Centre of village with 2 restaurants - approx 400 metres.

Melrose 20 min walk over an old suspension bridge over the River Tweed.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please check online availability and email for confirmation. Small deposit required to secure dates. Balance payment due 6 weeks before booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day flexible but Saturdays preferred during July/August. Arrival 3pm, departure 10am but times can be flexible if available. Short breaks and weekends available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.