Heron Cottage is a delightful detached cottage dating back to the early 1800’s, situated in the attractive village of Newstead providing the perfect Scottish Borders self catering accommodation.
The historic town of Melrose is just a short 15 minute walk away where there are a wide variety of amenities and attractions, including a varied range of specialist shops as well as quality restaurants, bars, and sporting activities, including the famous Melrose Rugby Sevens.
Heron Cottage is an beautiful detached period cottage that has recently undergone a complete renovation inside to offer stylish, contemporary self catering accommodation. Although the exterior of the cottage is traditional in appearance, it is in complete contrast to the modern accommodation that lies within.
Immaculately presented throughout, Heron Cottage oozes good taste and boasts a beautiful sleek high gloss kitchen and the luxurious contemporary bathroom even has ‘his and hers’ wash basins! A fabulous wood burning stove in the lounge ensures a warm welcome awaits guests whatever the season. The lounge is fully equipped with a widescreen LCD TV with Freeview, DVD player and hi-fi quality iPod speakers.
Due to its history and age the property is naturally quirky which adds to its charm with some limited height space on the first floor.
Heron Cottage is situated in the heart of Scottish Border country, an ideal base to explore the many nearby abbeys, castles and stately homes including the historic Melrose Abbey. Most countryside pursuits are available here or close by, including walking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, golf, pony trekking, tennis, canoeing, shooting, exploring and much more.
If you want to visit Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh is less than an hours drive away. There is also a newly opened train line that links the Borders to Edinburgh city centre. Tweedbank station is a very short drive from Heron Cottage and has ample free parking. The train takes you right into the heart of the city in around 40 minutes - a brilliant day out!
The banks of the River Tweed are just a few minutes walk from the Cottage. Grab a picnic and head down to this tranquil setting - watch the wildlife and spot fish jumping in the river.
Whether you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing break or a more energetic outdoors holiday, Heron Cottage is located at the centre of the idyllic rural setting of the Scottish Borders that has got everything covered.