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Family friendly Guest house ,Courtyard Cottages and farm. - Ploughman's Rest



Updated: 02-Nov-2016
Cottages in Peebles, Scottish Borders, Scotland - Peaceful Country Location Minutes From Peebles Town Centre

Converted stone farm buildings tastefully furnished decorated to a high standard. Providing all your comforts for a happy holiday. Centrally positioned for Edinburgh and the Borders and a few minuets drive to the picturesque town of Peebles. We are a great central base for family holidays, cycling, fishing and walking. Lots to do and see in and around our area. On arrival we offer a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolates or home baking.

Details for holiday cottage Ploughman's Rest, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

4 star quality accommodation providing all your holiday needs. In a great central location. On the outskirts of Peebles town.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

My name is Jan Haydock , I have been in the tourism business for many years and run our small business now as a family concern.

We have a small farm with a Guest house and 2 self catering cottages.

High standard of care and attention to detail is priority to me.

I aim to make everyone's stay with us a pleasure - home from home !

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From the Owner

Comfortable Georgian detached farmhouse with potential to make a lovely guest house and outbuildings to convert into self catering properties. Situated on the outskirts of Peebles close to the essential amenities and on a direct bus route to Edinburgh and the Borders. The farm has enough land to enable us to have sheep and horses. Ample space for our family and holiday guests to share our lovely home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh at 22.4 Miles Nearest Barpub : Peebles at 3 Miles Nearest Ferry : Newcastle at 93 Miles Nearest Golf : Peebles or Cardrona at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Edinburgh/ Galashiels at 22.4 Miles Nearest Motorway : Edinburgh at 22.4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Peebles at 3 Miles Nearest Ski : Edinburgh at 22.4 Miles Nearest Beach : Gullan/ North Berwick at 41.6 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We can organise for you anything to do with fishing. As we have the river Tweed flowing through Peebles also surrounded by fishing lochs. Can also organise a spa day at the famous Stobo Castle.


Nearest beaches to us are in East Lothian about 45 minutes drive.


Our nearest airport is Edinburgh its about 45 minutes drive. We are on a bus route but cars are available to hire from the airport or taxi hire.


Peebles is the nearest town to us just a few minutes drive. Peebles offers lots to do and see . Edinburgh is less than an hour away either by car or bus. Historical houses are within easy reach in our area. Also lovely walks or drives with beautiful scenery. Plenty of shops and great cafes , bars and restaurants. On the door step of some of the best and well known mountain bike tracks. ( Glentress and Innerleithen )

Further Details:

Plenty of local shops including 2 large super markets. Farmers market every Saturday and market on a Thursday. Lots of Cafes, bars and Restaurants to choose from. Leisure centre and swimming pool. Eastgate theatre offers a wide choice of entertainment. Off road cycling and tuition available also Go Ape - for the adventuress. Plenty of banks and free to use cash line machines. Pharmacy's and medical clinic in town.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/New year 2016/17
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
50 % of your booking is paid at the time of booking with the remainder paid 1 month prior to your arrival. This can be paid by cheque or Direct banking.

Changeover Day:
Change over is generally a Saturday but enquiries can be made for some flexibility. ( short breaks ) Arrival time from 3 pm unless otherwise organised departure is by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks and pricing are available on request .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 02-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

We are in the country but only 5 minutes drive to Peebles town centre or a pleasant walk. 30 minutes takes us to Edinburgh or the Borders.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Both of our cottages are identical and next door to each other within our farm courtyard. 2 bedrooms can be made up into twin or king sized beds also room for a cot bed. Shower room is on the ground floor. Kitchen is fully equipped. On arrival we offer a complimentary bottle of wine with chocolates or home baking. Outside: Seating area with table and parasol at the entrance to both cottages, barbecue is available and guests are welcome to use the grassed area around the main farm house. Children's play area is situated close to the cottages.

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