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Burnbrae Holidays

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Come, relax or eat in one of our south facing cottage conservatories. Amazing views into the garden
1 of 23Come, relax or eat in one of our south facing cottage conservatories. Amazing views into the garden
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Kelso, Borders, Scotland
Burnbrae set in the heart of the Scottish Borders, is quiet and peaceful yet only 3 miles from the historical town of Kelso with its majestic abbey, delicous restaurants, large cobbled square. The self catering one-bedroom cottages were sympatheticaly created by conversion of our farm steading. Each cottage is all on one level, light and airy with plenty of space,ideal for 2 extra beds available, please ask, generously equip for 2 or 4. From the dining area of the living room, there is direct, level access to a south-facing conservatory with magnificent views across the secluded garden, river and the Tweed valley to the Cheviot hills and the border between Scotland and England. Watch the fantastic native wildlife including deer, hares, our resident heron and woodpecker from your cottage.

The light and airy living room has a wood burne...
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Listing #HL258645
About the Owner
Yvette L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
Interaction with guests
We live on site and enjoy helping guests with information, and other assistance. I enjoy showing guests in to their cottage. Please just phone or email any queries before you arrive and ring our door bell if you have any questions once you have arrived.
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

All very comfortable with all needs catered for. Lovely location convenient for all local attractions. Our dog Meg has had a great time too.

Thank Camper698461
Yvette-at-Burnbrae, VR Owner at Burnbrae Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review. Really pleased that you all 3 enjoyed your holiday. We'd love to welcome you back. Best Wishes. Yvette

Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is the 2nd time that we have stayed at Burnbrae. Two years ago we could only manage a short break and had wanted to come back to stay for a week. This is by far one of the cleanest places we have ever rented....More

Thank HampshireTraveller46
Yvette-at-Burnbrae, VR Owner at Burnbrae Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thankyou for this informative, lovely review. We like walking and enjoy suggesting walks from either Burnbrae or just a short drive away. Looking forward to welcoming you back, Best Wishes Yvette

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We rented Thairn Cottage for a week as base camp for trips around the Borders--Dryburgh Abbey, Abbotsford, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Lindisfarne, and other places we enjoy. But the cottage itself is wonderful. Our first stay with Burnbrae Holidays was a great pleasure. Its three cottages are convenient...More

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Yvette-at-Burnbrae, VR Owner at Burnbrae Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thankyou for reviewing Thairn cottage at Burnbrae Holidays. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, as we do all we can to make our guests stay as special as possible. We also enjoy the peace and quiet of Burnbrae yet are...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, hob and an oven/grill/microwave. All bed linen and towels are provided. All have a smart TV, DVD player, mini Hi-Fi, radio-alarm clock, and a hair dryer. The cottage has central heating throughout and and a wood-burning stove in the living room. We will lay the fire and light it on request or at an arranged time so that there is a bright glow to welcome you on your arrival or on return from an outing. We provide a supply of home grown firewood in the living room and you can help yourself to more from the wood store just off the drive. The cottage is central heating throughout, is well insulated and is warm even in the coldest weather. The cottage has a heated drying room.
Near the cottages there is a laundry room with washing machine and tumble drier f...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Dogs Well behaved dogs are welcome to stay in Begrum Cottage with prior agreement. Mungo's Well and Thairn cottages are completely pet free. There is a £10 charge per dog, max 2...
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
3 Nov 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
2 nights
21 Dec 2018 -
5 Jan 2019
3 nights
6 Jan 2019 -
29 Mar 2019
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Any start day any length of stay. Prices quoted are for 7 or 3 nights please contact us for other lengths of stay. Prices are for 2 people and include Wi-Fi, electricity, heating, wood for wood burner, bed linen and towels. £5 per night per extra person if more than 2 per cottage.
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About the neighbourhood
Burnbrae is located in the heart of the Scottish Borders, 3 miles from the picturesque, abbey town of Kelso. Kelso is regarded as one of the most charming and beautiful towns in the Scottish Borders complete with cobbled streets, large market square, elegant Georgian buildings and of course the River Tweed and Teviot which are well known for their spectacular fishing. Kelso has many fantastic restaurants and a farmers market. The farmers market and musical events are held in the square.

The local area has many golf courses including Kelso, the Roxburgh and the Hiersel. The Kelso Race course is between Burnbrae and Kelso, near Floors Castle.

The Border Union Show Ground in Kelso has many different types of events. Kelso Civic Week is held in July each year.
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How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 76.0 km
Railway: Berwick upon Tweed: 44.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle upon Tyne: 122.0 km
Burnbrae Holidays is located about 3 miles north of Kelso. Detailed directions will be sent upon booking.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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