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Cosy Cottages In Beautiful Rural Location - The Coach House

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking



The Coach House

The Coach House is part of the original courtyard building dating from 1780. Set within the gardens of Allanbank Courtyard the Coach House has a cosy and intimate feel making it perfect for a peaceful break. It enjoys its own large paved area set within a rose garden,with garden furniture and barbecue. The Coach House is well equipped and decorated in a charming and tasteful manner. The cottage has oil central heating and a traditional wood burner in the dining/ living area. There is a TV/DVD/Freeview/CD/Radio player in the living area. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

The bathroom has a combined bath/shower unit.

The bedroom is of a good size with wardrobe and chest of drawers and enough room for a cot for those travelling with an infant.

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About the property


Allanbank Cottages are situated in the beautiful Scottish Borders. We offer flexible and comfortable accommodation in our three cottages. We are perfectly located for guests who are looking for a relaxing break and for those who want to explore the many attractions of the Borders and North Northumberland. We are within easy distance of Edinburgh and Newcastle for guests wishing to visit those vibrant cities. Owners Liz and Mike Hardy live on site with their family and will offer you a warm welcome and help to make your holiday or short break a great experience. We can arrange fishing for you in season, and as home to Allanbank Arts, guests are welcome to take part in our programme of art classes or to book individual or group tuition in our beautiful art studio. Dogs are welcome in our two larger cottages.

Property Manager
Liz Hardy
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Liz Hardy

Liz and Mike Hardy have lived at Allanbank Courtyard in the beautiful Scottish Borders with their family since 2007. We moved from Edinburgh to enjoy a quieter life and a more rural upbringing for their 5 children. Liz works at Allanbank full time, combining running the cottages with managing our small art's centre and refurbishing furniture. Mike is a teacher at a local school. We live next door to the cottages, so are usually on hand to help.

Liz Hardy purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Liz Hardy chose Scottish Borders

The eastern side of the Scottish Borders is a bit of a hidden gem. The coastline is stunning, the local towns quiet and attractive, and there is great walking, cycling and fishing all nearby. The area is rich with history, and if castles and stately homes are your thing - we have them in abundance!

What makes this apartment unique

At Allanbank Holiday Cottages we go the extra mile for all our guests. We can arrange art tuition/yoga sessions for you and you are welcome to join any of our activities in the studio. We can recommend local places to eat, and things to do, and will even give you a lift to the local pub if you give us some notice!

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
To book Groom's Cottage, Gardener's Cottage or The Coach House you can call Liz Hardy or email.

A 20% deposit is usually payable but this is dependant on how far in advance you book. The balance is usually due two weeks before your stay, however this again is negotiable depending on how far in advance you book.

Booking usually run from Saturday to Saturday however short and mid-week breaks can be accommodated.

Changeover Day:
Bookings usually run from Saturday to Saturday, however this is negotiable, and short breaks and long weekends can be accommodated.
Bookings usually run from 3pm on the day of your arrival, and departure is by 10am. This can however be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices for full weeks are shown. Short breaks and long weekends can be accommodated and prices adjusted accordingly. For guests staying longer than a week prices can be negotiated. Price includes all linen, towels and heating.


Accommodation and facilities for The Coach Housein Duns in Scottish Borders

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , The bedroom can be single or double, cot available
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Outside: Allanbank Cottages are set within the gardens of Allanbank Courtyard. Groom's and Gardener's each have their own small patio with garden furniture and barbecue. The Coach House has a rose garden to the rear with a large patio space and garden furniture.


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The Coach House
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

An interesting little bolthole.

  • 4 of 5

This is a fascinating set-up of cottages and art rooms for lessons and exhibitions. We had the coach-house, with bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom. It was roomy and comfortable and well stocked. There is a front rose garden to relax in if the weather is good, and the back looks on to the family courtyard providing a pleasant view. Liz was very helpful and cheerful. Be sure to find out directions for finding the place, as we did do a few circles at first.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you to stay. I am glad you enjoyed your visit, it would be lovely to welcome you again. We will certainly take note and try and improve our directions. Kind regards Liz
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Top vakantie in zeer ruim appartement

  • 4 of 5

I.t.t. de info op de website bleken we niet op de 1e verdieping, maar op de begane grond een appartement te huren.

Er waren veel folders voor handen met informatie over bezienswaardigheden in de omgeving.

De eigenaren waren erg vriendelijk en zeer behulpzaam.

Ook konden we buiten aan de picknicktafel zitten te midden van de bloementuin.

Tip: Natuurwandeling bij St. Abb's Head.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

Allanbank Courtyard, is home to Allanbank Arts.

We offer a wide range of Art and Craft Courses. Our guests are welcome to join one of our regular classes during their stay or they can book private or group tuition. Classes include, Life drawing, Ceramic Sculpture, Textiles, Weaving, Hand Sewing, Oil painting and Landscape painting. Courses run throughout the week and there are also more intensive weekend courses.

We also offer the opportunity to do ceramic painting to our guests, pots can be painted and fired during your stay and are ready to take home with you.

We are also able to arrange fishing for you nearby. This is suitable for those with experience and for complete beginners.

For more information on any of the activities available during your stay contact Liz.


There are many beautiful beaches within driving distance of the cottages. The North Northumberland coast is easily accessible, as are the lovely beaches of East Lothian. Coldingham Bay which is a family favourite of ours, is a 30 minute drive away and offers surfing lessons.


Allanbank Cottages are 1.5 hours driving time from Edinburgh and Newcastle airports.

Berwick upon Tweed is the nearest train station 25 minutes away by car.

Allanbank Cottages are best suited for those with their own car.


Allanbank Cottages are 1 mile away from the village of Allanton, home to the well renowned Allanton Inn.

The village of Chirnside is 1.5 miles away and has local amenities including a small supermarket, newsagent, post office, Drs Surgery and Churches.

The Market town of Duns is 7 miles away and has all the usual local amenities.