Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday Cottages Recommendations Coldstream
Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottage recommendations in Coldstream, Scottish Borders, Scotland.
Leet Haugh is a semi detached cottage is located in the town of Coldstream and can sleep six people in three bedrooms. The cottage sleeps six people and has one en-suite double bedroom, a further double, one single bedroom with a pull-out trundle bed, plus a family bathroom. There is also a ground floor basin and WC and outside, off road parking for two cars and an enclosed garden with furniture. Amenities: Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed gravel garden and decked patio with furniture. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 8 mins walk. Note: Max. 5 adults and 1 child up to 10 years. Home to the famous Coldstream Guards, the pretty borders town of Coldstream sits on the northern bank of the River Tweed, and was once a rival to Gretna Green for runaway marriages. There is a museum dedicated to the Guards, a good selection of shops and pubs, or visitors can try their hand at a variety of activities, including cycling, fishing, golf, riding or walking in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Lees Stables is a stone built cottage in the Borders town of Coldstream sleeps four people in two bedrooms. The Lees Stables is a stone-built, semi-detached cottage in the town of Coldstream. This single-storey cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, consisting of one double with an en-suite shower room and a single bedroom with a pull-out stacker bed. The cottage also has a bathroom, kitchen with dining area and sitting room. Outside there is ample off road parking and a shared courtyard. The Lees Stables is an ideal base for exploring the area, trying your hand at one of the many activities nearby or as a place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Amenities: Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Shared courtyard. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
Carriage House is an impressive stable block has been sympathetically renovated into a fantastic property, overlooking a courtyard in the pretty border town of Coldstream and sleeps up to eight people. The building was originally constructed in the late eighteenth century on the outskirts of the Hirsel Estate. The renovation and remodelling of the property seamlessly combines the comfort of modern living with unusual period features such as a library. With parking for up to four cars and capable of sleeping a total of eight people, with one king-size double room, one first floor twin, one second floor twin and one third floor double – this great property would make an excellent holiday home for a single large family, a group of friends, or two smaller families. The picturesque estate of The Hirsel is set to the west of the town and was once home to former Prime Minister, Alec Douglas. The estate is now a great spot for bird watching and many species choose to nest there. The Scottish borders and the rest of Northumberland are all within easy driving distance, making this a great location for people looking to explore the wider area. In February 1316 during the Wars of Scottish Independence, Sir James Douglas defeated a numerically superior force of Gascon soldiery led by Edmond de Caillou at the Skaithmuir to the north of the town. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Coldstream was a popular centre for runaway marriages, much like Gretna Green, as it lay on a major road now the A697. Notable buildings in the town include the toll house where marriages were conducted, and The Hirsel, which is the family seat of the Earls of Home. Each year, during the first week of August, Coldstream hosts a traditional Civic Week where it includes historical aspects of the town's history such as the Torchlight procession and horse-rides to the Battle of Flodden battlefield.
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