Merlindale Holiday Apartment is part of a Victorian Country House set in 16 acres of beautiful parkland by the River Tweed. It has its own entrance and parking space and is very quiet and peaceful in the middle of stunning countryside. It has just been upgraded and refurbished to a very high standard and has been awarded a 5 star classification grade from the Scottish Tourist Board. It sleeps 4 very comfortably and consists of, one double bedroom with king size bed, one twin room, large lounge with log burning stove and dining area, well equipped kitchen with dining area and separate utility room and two bathrooms. The hall is large and has a table tennis table available for use of guests. All linen is provided together with central heating, hot water, logs and toiletries (Highland Soap) and a welcome pack of food containing freshly baked bread, butter, tea, coffee, milk, jams, cereals, free range eggs and Border biscuits.
Reviews.: We have been open since the 2007 season but the guests we have had have ranged from couples to families. The quality of the accommodation has been praised, the location which is just beautiful has been admired, the grounds and privacy have also been acclaimed.
2007 Reviews: ‘ A lovely apartment and great short break.’ Ross, Toni and Katie. Falkirk.
‘ A wonderful apartment and hosts.’ Graham and Robin..Chelsea, London.
‘Fab. break, children loved the grounds.’ Susan, Robert, Daniel and Oliver. South Lanarkshire.
‘ Had a wonderful short break- some excellent walks from the front door. Apartment really relaxing.’ Jane and Steve. Lewisham, London.
‘ Lovely house, beautiful gardens and very tranquil stay. The McIntyres. Lancaster.
‘ Much enjoyed staying in this spacious apartment and found there was so much to do we must come again.’ Bess and Pat, Anne and John. Alderley Edge, Cheshire.
‘ We had a most enjoyable stay. Thank you.’ Ian and Janet. Perth,Australia. Jane and John.
‘Lovely and tranquil apartment.’ Eve and Dougie. Fife.
‘ A wonderful place. We get married today and so Merlindale will always have a place in our memories.’ Suzy and Jeffrey. London.
2007 Reviews: ‘ Splendid three day break in a lovely location. Extremely comfortable. Many thanks. Barbara and Bob. Munich, Germany.
‘ This is a “gem” in the Borders. Your little touches of tea, real coffee, slippers and wonderful eggs are wonderful. Very tranquil. A well stocked kitchen. Even in the rain and cold this is an idyllic spot. Thank you.’ Carol and Bruce, Ellen and Robert. Salmon Arm B.C. Canada.
‘ We had a great week, lots to do. Appreciated the many small luxuries here! Many thanks!
Jean and Paul, Lenny and Dougie. Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway.