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Georgian Manse, sleeps 10, 5 star, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, WIFI, dog friendly

Bedrooms 5
Space 32,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

30mins M6/M74; short breaks or longer perfect for celebrations, friends, families

Dalkeith House is located in the heart of the small rural village of Newcastleton on the Scotland England border. The village boasts 2 hotels and restaurants, 2 cafes and a pub as well as a golf course, fishing, 7stanes Mountain biking trails, forest walks, and an activity centre. The Northumberland National Park is 30 mins away offering great days out at Kielder Water, Hadrian's Wall and the dark sky park at Kielder Observatory.

The house has 5 double bedrooms, 3 have en-suite with one large family bathroom. Ground floor living space is spacious offering loads of room to relax and unwind. The drawing room has comfy sofas, wood burner and a 50 inch Smart HDTV. TV room has 55inch HDTV with Sky channels, planner and catchup. There are also lots of movies for rainy days! WIFI is available throughout the house with music delivered downstairs via the Sonos Music system, play your own or use our extensive library of sounds.

The kitchen is fully equipped with absolutely everything you could need to host a formal dinner party. Dine informally in the breakfast room which also doubles as a fabulous day room on sunny days. The dining room is large with the capacity to sit 12 in comfort. If you don't fancy cooking BBQ or stroll to one of our local eateries - they are literally a hop, skip and jump away. We also have 2 cafes if you fancy home baking and a cuppa! A celebration? We can arrange catering for you, just ask.

French doors open from the large reception area onto the terrace and patio. The garden is secure for children and dogs with plentiful borders, nooks and crannies to sit and while away the time. It attracts the sun for most of the day. A max of 2 well-behaved dogs is welcome.

More Details

Barbara Elborn
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Barbara Elborn

Paul & I live in Newcastleton at Yethouse, our other self-catering property above the village. Since starting in 2009 we have hosted over 2,000 guests and look forward to welcoming many more.

We love meeting new people and showing them our small wee village and what it has to offer. Many have returned time and again.

We are proud to have been chosen as a small wedding venue and particularly love it when the sun shines and we are able to marry couples under the fruit arbour in the garden. We look forward to welcoming you to enjoy the village and its hospitality soon, if there is anything further you need to know please do get in touch.

Barbara Elborn purchased this house in 2009

Why Barbara Elborn chose Newcastleton

Dalkeith House used to be the one of the village manse' and is significantly bigger then the church is was linked too! It has had a varied history since being rebuilt in circa 1850, its most recent claim to fame was as part of the Barbour factory. The top floor used to house 30 machinists who sat by the very large windows giving extra light, sewing wares. It now has 5 very large double bedrooms and 4 bathrooms!

What makes this house unique

Perfect location for a get away from it all experience. Everything is on your doorstep; park up and enjoy a relaxing weekend; woodland walks, riverside strolls, cafes, pubs and restaurants. A great spacious home from home with something for everyone.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Newcastleton in Bewcastle

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 32291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Dogs are not allowed upstairs or on furniture
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Peach Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Red bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Gold bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Red room has walk in shower en suite, all other bathrooms (3) have baths and showers. Fluffy white towels and toiletries are provided. All bedrooms have hair dryers. An iron and ironing board are provided.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Twin room with 3 ft superior single beds & en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking double or can be 2 twins, large family bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds both 3 ft superior shares large family bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking double with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking double with en suite shower room
  • Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Red room, super king double with en-suite shower room. Peach room superior twins with en-suite bathroom. Gold room super king double with en-suite bathroom. Blue room can be either super king double or twin sharing the large family bathroom with the pink room which is a twin. An additional low-level bed (£50 charge) can be provided for children. A cot is available at no extra charge, bedding if required £20
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: Parking is in the village square immediately outside the house. It is ample and FREE. A secure lock up is provided for bikes, rods or clubs. Outside: Large patio and sunken terrace with arbour, beautiful flower beds from Spring to Autumn. Plenty of seating for 10 in sun trap making it ideal for sundowners or spending the day outside. BBQ provided. Large wood store and secure lock up for bikes, rods and clubs Utility Room: Washing machine Tumble dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided along with toiletries and kitchen basics. A maid service can be provided if required for an additional cost.


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Georgian Manse, sleeps 10, 5 star, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, WIFI, dog friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

A wonderful house on the border

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time in 3 months we have stayed a Dalkeith house and we have had two fantastic holidays.The only thing that lets this house down is the photographs in the flesh the house is a lot better. The owners are wonderful people and can't do enough to make you stay a good one without seeing them I would recommend this house to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Lovely feedback, much appreciated. Best wishes B
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Beautiful house, plenty of room to spread out in.

  • 5 of 5

The house is well equipped and beds are luxurious. Everyone of the group had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It had everything

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Amazing house. Beautifully restored.

  • 5 of 5

5 star does not do it justice.

Excellent stay where Everything you could possibly think of was catered for. Beautiful setting, friendly people wherever we went in the village.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, very generous. Delighted you enjoyed the house and our wee village.
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Lovely christmas in a fantastic property.

  • 5 of 5

Although from the photos we could see that the house was beautiful we was still shocked at the size and just how perfect it was. On arrival we was made to feel welcome and great to meet the owner rather than turning up and getting the keys from a key box and having to work things out for ourselves. Just walking into the entrance hall was amazing seeing the beautiful tree and beautiful staircase, our excitement continued when being shown around the rest of the house with all of the rooms beatifully decorated and all well equipped, we have all agreed that the beds were the best we have ever slept in. Preparing christmas dinner was a ride in the park with the size of the kitchen and the amount of kitchenware available to us and to finish it off eating in the dining room with the lovely table and decorations, we felt like we were having a banquet. Another room that was used all of the time was the games room, there are consoles, sky TV and lots of movies availabe, the kids loved it and not forgetting the sonos system that sounded great especially with the christmas music playing.

We ate in the Grapes hotel which was nice and very convenient and also in the Eskdale hotel in Langholm on boxing day which was also very nice. The property is in a lovely location with everything you need and the locals are very friendly.

I could go on about this property for alot longer and I know it will always stay in my mind as a very special christmas that we spent there. We hope to return In the future.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your feedback is most generous and hugely appreciated, it is rewarding to know that the little touches and the time taken to make the house so welcoming and festive are enjoyed. Delighted that you loved the beds - I agree, they are like sleeping on a cloud and very difficult to get out of! We are fortunate to have a wide choice of eateries locally as well which never fail to delight. Thank you for choosing to spend your Christmas with us, We hope to see you all back to enjoy another season in the house and the village. Thank you for taking time to post a review for us. Best wishes for 2017 for us all. Barbara
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David's Birthday Bash

  • 5 of 5

The House lived up to its 5 star rating.

Beautiful surroundings Quality fixtures, superbly equipped kitchen and public rooms which adapt to any occasion.

Excellent catering from local Copshaw Kitchen, highly recommend.

Family and friends enjoyed a comfortable and relaxing break at "Dalkeith House" and would hope to return in the future.

Margaret and David Sands.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write a review, always great to read about your experiences. Delighted the house suited all your guests and that our local chef and his team excelled for your special occasion. We hope to welcome you all back again soon. Best wishes to all. B
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester
Nearest Barpub
hop, skip and a jump!
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Newcastle or Edinburgh
Nearest Golf
can see the 3rd tee from the window!
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
M6, M74
Nearest Restaurant
hop, skip and a jump!
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Solway 30 mins
Car: recommended

Newcastleton is off the beaten track but once you find us you wont need to leave unless you want bright lights and designer shopping! Nestled in the Liddesdale valley it is known locally as Copshaw Holm and was founded in 1793 by the Duke of Buccleuch. Not much has changed since then but we do have broadband and mobile phone cover!

The village is perfect for families or friends spread north and south, east or west as we are located only 30 minutes drive from the M6/M74 corridor making it very accessible.

Surrounded by the Liddesdale hills it is the perfect spot to catch your breath, relax and rejuvenate.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Pet Fee £20
Damage Deposit £300

We try to be as flexible as we can so please ask if you would like to arrive depart on a different day than illustrated. We will accommodate if we can. We are happy to extend check out to noon for short breaks if possible, this will be confirmed on arrival. Arrival is normally from 3pm, departure at 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.