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134-Sixteenth Century Castle

  • Chill out in front a movie or banish the kids up here and enjoy some grownup time in the great hall
    Up the turnpike stairs is the drawing room with comfy sofas and a large inglenook fireplace
    Plenty of room for epic board games or even a dance party
    Peeking into the dining area of the kitchen
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    5 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
    Exceptional, beautifully restored 16th century castle retaining its authentic features of turnpike stairs, stone clad walls, vaulted kitchen and inglenook fireplace. Comfortable accommodation to a high standard over four floors sleeping up to 10 adults and 1 child. Mostly wooden and stone flooring throughout, good ratio of bathrooms to bedrooms. Warmed in the cooler months by wood burning stoves, log fires and central heating.


    -Splendid great hall with roaring fire; separate snug room with wood burning stove

    -Vaulted kitchen with dining area with dining table seating 10

    -Large ground floor events room with separate galleried games room above provide plenty of separate space for adults and children

    -Accommodation is made up of 5 bedrooms an...
  • Amenities & details
    • Cooker
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(4)
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (3)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Internet Access
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Shared Garden
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • TV
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Wireless Broadband; SKY TV; Great Hall; Open fire; Ornamental Garden; Walled Garden; Stunning castle; Turret areas; Study; Wii game console; Ceilidh room;
    Listing #HL172054 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
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    How to get there
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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk.
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 November 2011 for a stay in November 2011
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Aikwood Tower is full of stories--every stone has a secret and if you listen you can almost hear them whisper. It is 16th century and occupies a proud site on a hill by a trickling burn that7 finds its way the Ettrick Rover which runs nearby. You are surrounded by hills and if you look out the window at night the only lights to be seen are at the farm next door.

It is peaceful and historic but not spooky or isolated--Selkirk is just 5 mins away by car and Edinburgh airport is an easy hour away through lovely countryside (less lovely if you get stuck behind a tractor but hey, it's the country).

I came to Aikwood for just over a week to write. I didn't want to see or hear another human being so I didn't order in caterers or any of the other options presented to me. The very helpful and kind Roddy, who looks after the place, did pop in to make sure I hadn’t gone mad and he took me to the local shop to stock up on milk and whiskey. I did think ‘oh it’d be lovely if I...

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Listed since : Aug 2011
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