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Branxholm Knowe House is a large detached period property which is set in two acres of well tendered private gardens(recently featured by Holiday Rentals in Top 10 holiday homes with gardens). The house is furnished to a high standard and is ideal for entertaining and features a fabulous garden room which is perfect for alfresco evenings as well as fresh winter evenings with the log burner glowing.
The property benefits from five large double bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate ten adults or two families. Four bedrooms are located around a galleried landing with two modern bathrooms (one en suite). Downstairs the sitting room and garden room, which is over 40 sq metres, ensure there is plenty of space for all to enjoy. The dining room provides a great setting for dinner parties (seats 12) and benefits from an open fire. There is also a twin bedroom downstairs with access to a bathroom.
Outside there is a six person hot tub, Finnish BBQ hut, two tables and benches, a pond (fenced) and woodland to explore.
Catering: Branxholm Knowe is a very well equipped property which is particularly suited to families. On request we can provide a fully catered traditional evening meal which comprises a starter, main course and desert using locally sourced high quality locally sourced produce.. We can also assist in arranging outdoor pursuits such as shooting, fishing and horse riding should guests wish as well as suggesting some excellent walking routes in the local area. During the rugby season we are also help to assist guests in obtaining match tickets for international matches at Murrayfield in Edinburgh (notice required).
We also provide a welcome pack for guests.
The property has a number of out buildings which can be used for the storage of bicycles.
All 5 bedrooms are a good size ( three doubles are 5 mtrs x 4.5 mtrs approx and two twin rooms are 5 mtr x 3 mtr and 4 x 2.7 mtr). The cot is a full sized cot which can be used as a small bed for a 3 yr old. All bedrooms have good quality wardrobes and chests of drawers....moreless
Both upstairs bathrooms have been completely reinstalled in 2009 and 2011. The ensuite bathroom has a traditional slipper bath, hotel standard Grohe shower and Matki 900 x 900 shower encloser and full underfloor heating.
The downstairs bathroom also has a hotel standard Grohe shower and Matki 900 x 900 shower enclosure....moreless
Books For Adults
Books For Kids
Games For Kids
Satellite / Cable
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Hunting Small Game
Seating for 12 people
Iron & Board
Local Activities Guide
Lawn / Garden:
Over 2 acres of well tendered gardens and several acres of woodland surrounding he house...moreless
New for 2015 a 10 person Finnish style Grillkota BBQ hut. Great for grilling when the nights are a bit cooler. Kids and adults alike will love this!...moreless
Screen Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa
Six person hot tub in the garden. The Borders has some of the best star gazing in the UK... view the stars from your own hot tub!...moreless
All rentals require a 250 pound deposit (Christmas and New Year 500 pounds).
The above prices are based on occupancy of 10. For smaller parties we can often offer a discount (not in high season). Please email or call for further details.
We are very happy to consider long weekend / mid-breaks. Thurs -Sun etc. Again please contact us to discuss your requirements.
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Branxholm Knowe is located 3 miles south of Hawick. Hawick is world famous for cashmere production and is home to the famous Pringle brand. Attractions in the town include the Heritage Hub, the Borders textile museum and the 100 acre Wilton Park with riverside walks, walled gardens and children playground.The Borders is great location for outdoor pursuits such as world famous salmon fishing on the River Tweed and its tributaries, superb hill walking (Southern Upland Way and Borders Abbey Walk), mountain biking (Craik, Yair and Glentrees), golf (21 courses!) as well as shooting, sailing (St Marys Loch) and first class horse riding. The picturesque market towns of Kelso, Melrose and Selkirk are within 30 mins drive whilst historical Edinburgh is an easy 1 hour drive away.
Branxholme Knowe is easily reached from Edinburgh Airport (75 mins) and Newcastle Airport (90 mins). Driving from England the property is 2.5 hrs drive from Manchester and 4 hrs from Birmingham.