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Luxury Stone Built Cottages With Panoramic Views Across Berwickshire - May Cottage Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Cottages in Duns, Scottish Borders, Scotland - Set in a Peaceful Rural Location Yet Only Minutes from the Golf Course and the Town of Duns

Set in a prominent position in the Berwickshire countryside, only a mile and a half from the town of Duns. Our cottages have magnificent, uninterrupted panoramic views South to the Cheviot Hills and East to Berwick and beyond into Northumberland on the East Coast. Hardens Country Cottages are part of a pretty row of recently restored cottages with listed building status. They have been thoughtfully restored to retain original character but with the benefit of contemporary comforts. Both April and May cottages are suitable for a range of holidays due to the spacious layout and generous proportions of the rooms. This would make them ideal for families and group bookings. Of course they are also suitable for a cosy holiday for those who would like a relaxing break in front of a wood-burning stove. Good local shopping, pubs and restaurants are in the market town of Duns, 2 miles, and regular farmers markets in picturesque Kelso, 19 miles and Berwick 14 miles. Duns golf course is a 5-minute walk and there is good fishing nearby on Whittadder water or on the famous River Tweed. Shooting and stalking can be arranged. Hill walking in Lammermuirs or Cheviots, cycling on quiet roads. Visit St Abbs Head to see nesting sea birds in the spring, Coldingham for a lovely sandy beach or take a boat trip to Holy Island and the Farne Islands from Seahouses. Edinburgh is a scenic drive or 40 minutes by train from Berwick. Shop and pubs 2 miles. Both April and May cottages sleep 6 and the beds (zip-n-link) can be made up to suit allowing flexibility for your booking.

Details for holiday cottage May Cottage Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

May Cottage

On the ground floor there is a spacious open plan living/dining area with breath-taking views. There are two large comfortable sofas and a leather recliner, a flat screen TV and DVD with a selection of films provided. There is a large dining table, which easily seats 6. There is a wood burning stove. The kitchen is exceptionally well equipped, with everything you'd expect to find in a luxury property. A second living area. There is a spacious utility room with tiled floor, a perfect storage area for keeping all outdoor gear. This is also where you will find the washing machine and tumble drier. There is also a microwave, freezer and a selection of pots and pans and lots of other useful items to make your stay complete. There is a large shower room with toilet.

Upstairs leads to three spacious bedrooms (zip-n-link beds). The master bedroom with en-suite also has a flat screen TV and those panoramic views. Further bathroom. All rooms have large walk in wardrobes.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh at 79.8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Duns at 3 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Duns at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Berwick at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Duns at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Edinburgh at 79.8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Eyemouth, Coldingham, or Berwick at 20 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

A short 30 minute drive will take you to Coldingham Sands, with its sheltered bay and surf school and delightful walkway to St Abbs. Drive a few more minutes up the East Coast on the A1 and you'll find John Muir Country Park, located on a beautiful stretch of coastline.

It is perfect for families enjoying the outdoors and the natural history enthusiast. It supports a wide range of habitats, birds and plants with view of the famous Bass rock. There are many more.

Travel:

Edinburgh Airport is approximately one hour by car. Newcastle is about one and a half hours drive. Berwick Upon Tweed train station is about twelve miles away. While there is a bus service from Duns to the surrounding area a vehicle is recommended to make the most of your stay.

Distances:

The town of Duns is 2 miles from Hardens Cottages. Less than 1 mile to Duns Golf Course.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
1 Dec 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
From
£125
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 2
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£175
Fri,Sat,Sun
£700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Rate 3
1 Oct 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
From
£125
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Change over day is a Friday however this can be flexible depending on bookings. Arrival time is 4pm and departure is 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
From £450 - £700
Please contact owner for a week day short break price

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The cottages are set close to a working farm. Cattle and sheep are in fields near by. Your dog is most welcome in May Cottage but it must be kept under control and on the lead at all times within the cottage grounds. To help keep wooden floors and carpets in good condition there is a strict "no outdoor shoes past the utility" house rule, so please feel free to bring your slippers. Outside: The cottages have an extremely generous enclosed shared garden, with plenty room for children to run round. Each cottage has its own picnic table and bench on the front patio area, where you can sit and take in the views.

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