|Minimum Stay||2 - 21 nights|
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Courtyard Cottage has scenic views over the Border country, and is close to Kelso and Floors Castle, with Berwick easily reached.. The 200 acres of glorious parkland surrounding Mellerstain House, one of Scotland&rsquo;s grandest stately homes, designed and built by William and Robert Adam, provide a wonderful setting for these three delightful cottages (S4166, S4568 & S4569). Visitors are welcome to roam the grounds including the fabulous Italian-style terraced gardens which command panoramic views over the lake to the distant Cheviot Hills. The scenic and historic attractions of the Border country are all close at hand and the beaches of Berwick and Holy Island are also easily accessible. Kelso (6 miles) offers shops, inns and restaurants and is home of Floors Castle and the famous Kelso Horse Races, whilst Edinburgh, with its magnificent castle, museums, galleries and excellent shopping, is only a 35 mile drive. Fly fishing can be arranged locally, several golf courses are nearby and shops and pubs are just 3.5 miles away. Beautifully appointed and very comfortable, these three properties offer a unique holiday opportunity. West Lodge, ref S4166, is a charming 18th-century stone cottage enjoying its own garden with splendid views towards the Cheviots. Clock House, ref S4568, has been beautifully converted to a high standard to form part of the Old Clock House dating from the early 18th century. Adjoining the Clock House is Courtyard Cottage, ref S4569, which has also been lovingly converted to a high standard and boasts three en-suite bedrooms. The courtyard coffee shop serves delicious home cooking on &lsquo;house open&rsquo; days - and special occasions, large and small can be catered for by arrangement in the state rooms of Mellerstain House. Shop and pub 7 miles.. Ground floor: Living room/dining area/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet (accessed also from hall). First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster) with en-suite bathroom and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet.. Freeview TV. Dishwasher. Parking.. Note: The Clock House and Courtyard Cottage can be interlinked to offer accommodation to sleep up to 10 guests.. All properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. CD. Travel cot. Microwave. Shared access to extensive grounds and gardens. NB: Drops and lake in grounds.
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