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Character cottage with beamed ceiling, free WiFi, pet friendly, sleeps two

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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, travel cot, free WiFi
TV, DVD player, books
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, travel cot, free WiFi
TV, DVD player, books
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, travel cot, free WiFi

Overview of Character cottage with beamed ceiling, free WiFi, pet friendly, sleeps two

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Character cottage with beamed ceiling, free WiFi, pet friendly, sleeps two

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4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 2

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Kelso, SCT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLindisfarne Castle41 min drive
  • Popular LocationBamburgh Castle42 min drive
  • Popular LocationAlnwick Castle47 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Character cottage with beamed ceiling, free WiFi, pet friendly, sleeps two

Adults-only cottage in Kelso
Benfield is a four star cottage situated in the centre of this delightful village of Morebattle, (7 miles from the Abbey town of Kelso) set on the border with the Northumberland National Park and Scotland. Pass through the newly built enclosed porch to the lounge/dining area with its beamed ceiling and spiral staircase which takes the guest up to the double bedroom. This comfortable lounge has new leather furniture, a feature wall mounted electric fire with a Smart TV above . Maps and details of local walks are provided

Naturally there is full central heating and full double glazing and free WiFi for our guests.

The kitchen is well equipped for two people with full oven and hob, microwave and washing machine. A small courtyard at the rear has garden furniture provided. The unique feature of this cottage is its decorative spiral staircase which leads up to the airy bathroom and the kingsize bedroom. The bathroom has a luxury shower with rain head, flexible head and body jets. There is heated towel rail for the fluffy towels which are provided together with hand made soap. Note the unusual designer radiator. A shaver point is located on the illuminated mirror.

The bedroom has a modern king size bed, tea making facilities, hair dryer and wall mounted flat screen TV and radio. Egyptian cotton sheets.The king size bed is made up with either a seasonal weight and duvet, though there is an option of blankets with a top sheet

The guest receives a Welcome Basket with a selection of Border specialities such as home made jam, local porage oats and biscuits and a bottle of local farm fruit juice or local beer. We provide tea, ground coffee, sugar and free range eggs for your arrival.

Visitors can enjoy good walking in the Cheviot Hills with lots of footpaths and great for watching birds and wildlife. Morebattle is a conservation village with a thriving small shop just along from Benfield, an award winning butchers who makes delicious haggis and sausages and stocks meat from local farms. There is an excellent convenience shop with post office facilities close to Benfield. There is a good pub/hotel which serves real ale and food on most days. In Kelso there iare many local shops, gallery and gift shops together with good cafes and bars. Many stately homes can be visited within a short drive such as Floors Castle, Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, Thirlstane and Manderston .Kelso, Melrose, Dryburgh and Jedburgh, the four Border Abbeys, are all close by. The bustling town of Kelso has all facilities, while Edinburgh is only an hour away. Visit Teviot Smokery (4 miles) where the variety of smoked foods on offer is without parallel and of superb quality. Most people will want to make the visit to Holy Island, the cradle of British Christianity where the monks inscribed the Bible over a millennium ago. The founder of the American National Parks, John Muir, came from Dunbar, just about 40 minutes from the cottage and this town is located just north of Europe's largest (though now exposed) coral reef at Barns Ness.
Golfers have a large choice of courses, both parkland and links, from municipal to Championship, and with some very moderate fees.
August is the time for the Edinburgh International Festival, the Fringe Festival and the Tattoo. An easy drive of one hour takes you into the centre of Scotland's capital. You will find this a truly comfortable property in a magnificent location.
The area has many footpaths to explore including St. Cuthbert's Way and Scotlands National Trail. The Abbey Way path and the Pennine Way are also close by

The river Tweed and other fishing rivers pass through the Borders and fishing may be arranged

Many visitors come to the area to research their roots and the Border clans and Reiver families. Others come to find out about the birth of Christianity, St Cuthbert and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Whatever your reason for a visit our guests always enjoy the beautiful Cheviot hills and the coastlines of Berwickshire and Northumberland

Keywords: Character, historic, romantic. pet friendly, couples, single guest, walking, dog friendly, WiFi, pub, shop, four star, cycling, Abbotsford, Cheviots
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, microwaves, separate dining areas and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers. This Kelso cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Travel cot

Kitchen

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Spices
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Dining room

Entertainment

  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Fenced garden
  • Barbecue

Laundry

  • Washing machine

Comfort

  • Heating

Pets

  • Pet friendly

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Golf nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector

General

  • Sleeps 2
  • Property does not allow children

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Pets

Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Character Beamed Ceiling Free Wifi pet Friendly Sleeps two Kelso
Character Beamed Ceiling Free Wifi pet Friendly Sleeps two
Character Beamed Ceiling Free Wifi pet Friendly Sleeps two Kelso
Character Beamed Ceiling Free Wifi pet Friendly Sleeps two Kelso
Character Beamed Ceiling Free Wifi pet Friendly Sleeps two

About this area

Kelso

Located in Kelso, this cottage is in a rural area. Floors Castle and Monteviot House are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Pennine Way and Borders Abbeys Way. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests love the property's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Kelso Abbey - 10 min drive
  • Kelso Racecourse - 11 min drive
  • Lindisfarne Castle - 41 min drive
  • Bamburgh Castle - 42 min drive
  • Alnwick Castle - 47 min drive

Getting around

  • Tweedbank Station - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Plough Hotel - 5 min drive
  • Teviot Smokery - 5 min drive
  • Border Hotel - 7 min drive
  • Schloss Roxburghe Hotel - 10 min drive
  • The Hoot 'n' Cat Coffee Shop - 10 min drive

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Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 8 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 8 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 8 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 8 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 8 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Cosy cottage
Lovely and cosy cottage with everything we needed. Great for me, my partner and our spaniel for some much needed relaxation. Great walks nearby, friendly people and a must visit if you want to get away from it all

5/5 Excellent

Homely comfortable cottage
Beautiful cottage with everything we needed. Struggled with poly cotton bedding, much too hot . Would stay here again .

5/5 Excellent

Perfect Location for Walking
V comfortable wee house, not suitable for those with mobility issues due to the narrow spiral staircase, but lovely nonetheless. Great location for walking and exploring the local countryside - 2 long walks can be done from the doorstep! Unfortunately had to cut trip short because of sick dog, but will definitely return.

5/5 Excellent

Really relaxing village and cottage was beautiful
Would define go back

4/5 Good

Pleasant Stay
Comfortable bed, lovely touch with the table set for dinner when we arrived.