|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Pathhead Farmhouse is currently undergoing complete renovation and will be re-opening in March 2015. Please see the floor plan above for the new accommodation details. Once renovated, the accommodation will sleep up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms. There is a ground floor bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath and shower and two first floor bedrooms which share a bathroom with bath and shower.
New images will be available as soon as the renovation works are complete. The aerial images show the wider estate and surrounding area.
A traditional Borders farmhouse set in a superb position amidst the ruggedly beautiful countryside of the Southern Uplands with fabulous uninterrupted views over the hills.
Pathhead Farmhouse is currently undergoing complete renovation and will be re-opening in March 2015. Please see the floor plan above for the new accommodation details. Once renovated, the accommodation will sleep up to 6 guests in 3 double bedrooms with one bathroom and one shower room. New images will be available as soon as the renovation works are complete.
Garden and grounds
There is an unfenced seating area to the side of the house. There is a graveled area to the front of the house with ample parking. Guests have use of much of the wider estate which extends to approximately 450 acres. Guests are not able to walk immediately in front of Hoscote House itself, or to venture to the walled garden, both of which are privately owned.
A homemade meal delivery service is available.
Daily housekeeping and linen changes can be pre-booked at additional cost.
A travel cot and high chair are available on request.
Two well-behaved dogs are welcome at Pathhead Farmhouse. We would ask that they are kept to the downstairs, uncarpeted areas. Dogs must be kept under control when walking on the Estate.
Bicycles for adults and children are available on loan free of charge, subject to availability.
The cosy interior is welcoming whatever the weather and outside there is ample space for sitting and enjoying the views and for children to play (please note that the garden is unfenced). Guests also have use of much of the wider estate which extends to some 450 acres. Dedicated trails have been created for guests to enjoy the stunning countryside on foot or on mountain bikes which are available on loan from the Estate office. Pack up a picnic and head to the hills or take a camera and spot the local wildlife including rare butterflies, peregrine falcons and the enchanting red squirrels that have recently been re-introduced to the area.
In addition to the walking and cycling on the doorstep, Hoscote is only a couple of miles from the 10,000 acre Craik Forest, offering fabulous walks and dedicated mountain biking trails. The peaceful, road-free countryside is also perfect for riding and a local stables offers hacks for all levels of rider. Salmon and trout fishing are available on the Teviot nearby.
Golf enthusiasts are also well catered for with 11 courses in the immediate area including the well-regarded courses at Hawick and the Roxburghe. Clay pigeon shooting and archery can be arranged at Hoscote and there is excellent shooting and stalking available on neighbouring estates.
Hoscote is well-positioned for exploring the wider Borders area. Discover a land with a turbulent and rich history, punctuated by imposing castles including Floors, the majestic home of the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe. Explore the evocative ruins of abbeys at Kelso, Melrose and Dryburgh and stately mansions including Abbotsford, the romantic home of Sir Walter Scott. The magnificent city of Edinburgh is an easy day trip – about an hour and a half's pretty drive from Hoscote.
For larger groups, Pathhead Farmhouse is one of three properties available to let on the Hoscote Estate. For further details please see Sycamore Lodge (sleeps 5 +1) and Gardener's Cottage (sleeps 6).
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