Girnwood Holiday Cottage is a peaceful and relaxing self catering cottage ten miles from the Borders Woollen Mill town of Hawick.
The extensive views from the property are of unspoilt border hills but you are close to the farmhouse where the owners live and work should you require any assistance.
The garden is full of birds and wildlife. Red Squirrels, roe deer, foxes, badgers and buzzards, curlew, lapwing, can be seen regularly in the woodlands nearby.
The cottage accommodates five people with a double and a family bedroom upstairs with 2 folding single beds to use for any extra guests. Let us know if you need these on booking and we will prepare them in which ever room you want. All bed linen and towels are provided.
The spacious sitting room is warm and comfortable with a large corner sofa, dining area and log burning stove. Recently we have installed an American log boiler which will provide all the central heating and hot water .All fuel is included in the price.
TV with freeview channels,DVD CD player and radio and large library of DVDs Books and games and Lego.
There is no wi-fi and very variable mobile phone connection in the cottage. Please come to the farmhouse if you need internet connection.
Outside games kit i and toys are kept in the 'under the stairs' cupboard..
The bright kitchen has cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge freezer, washing machine separate clothes drying machine and dishwasher.
The bathroom has a large bath and separate electric shower.
The large garden has 2 picnic tables for al fresco dining and space to have a BBQ if required.Small BBQ in log store and charcoal in cupboard in the kitchen.
Girnwood Farm is a working farm with 550 Cheviot sheep and 45 Aberdeen Angus cattle so at certain times of year there will be lambs and calves to see and haymaking in the summer.
Pets are welcome but would ask that dogs are on a lead at all times.
Scotland promotes Access for all to the countryside so you are free to walk cycle or ride anywhere.Stroll down to the river or head out to the hills and walk the extensive forest roads and tracks watching the wildlife. Use the countryside code and protect the great outdoors.
A peaceful relaxing cosy country cottage awaits.
Enjoy the abundance of nature right outside your door while you relax unwind and reconnect with family or friends and take life at a slower pace.
Local amenities are to be found in Hawick (10miles) with shops and supermarkets. Famous for its Knitwear, Rugby and Common Riding Festival there is Heritage Hub for history or just enjoy the cafe and cinema or live music on offer.
There are lots of places of interest nearby including Castles, Museums,Galleries,Gardens and Leisure centres.
We now have a facebook page ......Girnwood Holiday Cottage.We would love our guests to post favourite photos of your visit on the cottage or my facebook (jennifer warwick) page.