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TOFTCOMBS MANSION HOUSE

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EXCLUSIVE LUXURY AND COMFORT CLOSE TO EDINBURGH/ GLASGOW -SET IN 10 PRIVATE ACRES...SLEEPS UP TO 2
TOFTCOMBS IN WINTER
1 of 29EXCLUSIVE LUXURY AND COMFORT CLOSE TO EDINBURGH/ GLASGOW -SET IN 10 PRIVATE ACRES...SLEEPS UP TO 2
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11 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
24 guests
3 nights minimum
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Relax in luxury in the Scottish Borders and have the run of your very own mansion house within 10 acre private grounds. Close to Edinburgh and Glasgow . Exclusive use for only you and your guests. Can be staffed on request. Toftcombs is a truly delightful, classic country mansion house with views across the stunning Scottish Borders countryside, yet only 26 miles from Edinburgh. This wonderful Baronial style red sandstone country house, was once the former home of the Gladstone Family made famous by Prime Minister William Gladstone. Set in 10 acres of grounds the beautifully furnished home has a classic country house feel with a modern twist. Toftcombs provides elegant surroundings with all the luxury and comfort of a stately home. Yet it still retains a very relaxed homely feel . Severa...Relax in luxury in the Scottish Borders and have the run of your very own mansion house within 10 acre private grounds. Close to Edinburgh and Glasgow . Exclusive use for only you and your guests. Can be staffed on request. Toftcombs is a truly delightful, classic country mansion house with views across the stunning Scottish Borders countryside, yet only 26 miles from Edinburgh. This wonderful Baronial style red sandstone country house, was once the former home of the Gladstone Family made famous by Prime Minister William Gladstone. Set in 10 acres of grounds the beautifully furnished home has a classic country house feel with a modern twist. Toftcombs provides elegant surroundings with all the luxury and comfort of a stately home. Yet it still retains a very relaxed homely feel . Several formal sitting rooms/ dining rooms with open fires, huge entertaining kitchen with large farmhouse table/ aga and traditional ovens. Music room with piano, drum kit , guitar and microphone. Billiard room . Large reception hall with minstral gallery above . Laundry room , office with wifi and unlimited broadband . Sky/DVD/ipod music systems. Huge four poster bed in master with en suite and turrett room . 8 double bedrooms ( 2 of which have additional singles to make family rooms ) and one single bedroom. Ideal for pets with separate enclosed gardens and paddocks. Pets to be kept downstairs in the hard floored areas - Outside garden games and trampoline. BBQ . All linen, heating, logs, coal etc included. Great for kids with lots to do in the grounds and locally. Local village of Biggar short walk away with local village shops and quaint pubs. Golf , riding, walking , cycling all close by. Our housekeeper will meet you on arrival - we can provide afternoon tea or champagne on arrival on request . She will show you around and get you settled in - all beds made up to your requirements with towels/ linen and white company toiletries provided and then leave you to relax and enjoy your very own country retreat.11 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms provide an ideal luxury retreat for family gatherings, weddings, parties and business dinners. Available for self catering rental -where you have the run of the whole house .If however you need additional staff butler/housekeeper they can be provided on request to either stay on site or booked on an hourly basis to help with the odd lunches /dinners etc.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Well behaved pets are allowed in the house on the hard floored areas of the house.
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite), 4 Full baths, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Claire A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2008
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Reviewed 10 February 2020

Our group of 21 people recently stayed at Toftcombs Mansion House and a great time was had by all! The bedrooms are all good sizes, as well as the communal spaces, which meant we had plenty of room for dining and entertaining all weekend. We...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank lauraforsyth
Reviewed 1 August 2019

We had a family group of 15 traveling Scotland for 8 days, 4 staying at Toftcombs. What a beautiful home, setting, ambiance, and luxury! Our ages were 15-74— whether we were cooking or playing games inside, or playing sports outside in the beautifully manicured grounds,...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank texasjoy2015
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We have just celebrated my husband 's 60th birthday at the house over 2 nights. It's a wonderful place to bring family and friends together for a comfortable and cosy stay in great style. The vibe is happy and warm as soon as you walk...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Jacinta A
Reviewed 15 November 2018

This beautiful mansion house is set off the road with lovely views from the front windows out over the hills and fields. It is very spacious, with doors leading off into so many rooms with character.....some of the paintings/pictures & furnishings are really lovely but...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was a fabulous house for a family get together. The perfect location for family travelling from various parts of central Scotland. The house exceeded expectations as did the catering service we were able to book through the property manager, Jessie. From the organisation in...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Go39146
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

We stayed at the end of May & what a weekend. This is a return visit & again, we found the house to be perfect. Toftcombs is beautifully decorated & so homely & comfortable, with everything you could possibly want. Claire was fantastically helpful from...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank G_southside
Reviewed 31 May 2018

My husband booked this as a surprise for my 50th so that we could have all our friends under one roof. The house is fabulous. The bedrooms are beautiful, each with their own personal touch (ours had a secret turret), and the softest sheets and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Tanya R
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We hired Toftcombs Mansion House as we were all in the area for a family wedding. Usually ones to go for a hotel, we wanted somewhere were we could relax and enjoy the bank holiday. Communication was easy and everything we could ever need was...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 697rachele
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We had booked Toftcombs for a weekend to celebrate our Golden Wedding and had a wonderful time in this lovely old house. It was spotlessly clean, beds were so comfy and the space just lent itself to 24 of us living there for the weekend....More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Maggiefife
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London
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: January 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Edinburgh - All the sites and sounds of Scotland capital within half an hour drive. Edinburgh Festival and numerous events throughout the year. Edinburgh has one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world, making it the ideal city break destination. With Scotland's most famous castle dominating the city skyline, there is plenty to see and do with the perfect balance between all things traditional and contemporary. Ideal for day trips and then return to the tranquility of the country. Discover world-class museums and galleries, take a tour on an open-top bus or even visit the city's own zoo. From the world famous Festivals to top-class restaurants and bars, not to mention fabulous shopping, you'll be spoilt for choice.
Getting around
Local direct bus service to Biggar from the centre of Edinburgh bus station. Local mini bus / taxi can be booked to pick up from the airport or train station and can be used for sightseeing trips . The local village with shops / pubs and restaurants is easily accessible and within walking distance.
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