Nestled on the forest edge amid beautiful Scottish Borders hills, Curlew Cottage is a haven of peace and tranquility. You can also relax in the adjacent shepherd's hut, with woodburning stove. Wonderful views, walks and cycling from your door.
Curlew Cottage is situated on the edge of Meadshaw Forest, and surrounded by the beautiful Scottish Border hills. It is 9 miles from the Borders woollen mill town of Hawick. The cottage has natural stone floors throughout, with efficient underfloor heating, provided by an external wood fuelled boiler, which provides all your heat and hot water. The shepherds hut has a convertible bed and log burning stove, and is included when you book the cottage.
The cottage has a mezzanine bedroom with 2 full size single beds (restricted headroom) and a double bedroom with double doors out to the flagstone patio area. All bed linen, towels, heating and electricity are included in the price, together with plenty of logs for the shepherd's hut stove. The bathroom has a large walk-in power shower. The kitchen is bright and airy, with light flooding in from 2 windows plus velux sky lights in the roof (operated with automatic solar powered remote controls). The kitchen has a cooker, microwave, toaster and fridge, and the seperate utility room has a washing machine and dishwasher. The kitchen/living area has a dining table and chairs, and comfy seating. There is free wi-fi, freeview TV, CD player, radio, a library of books and games. The adjacent shepherds hut has a paved patio area. There is also an open fronted barn for BBQ and bike storage, where we store ready cut wood for the shepherd's hut stove. All fuel is included in the price. Guests are welcome to explore the farm and surrounding forest and countryside. Lots of parking, next to the cottage and on the forest track.
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Daniele and Bill will be available to offer advice throughout your stay, if required. They live in the nearby farmhouse, which is approxinmately 15 metres away. They are equally happy to help or to leave you in peace to enjoy the tranquility of the area, the cosy cottage and the wonderful outdoor surroundings.
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Curlew Cottage is 3 minutes up a well maintained forestry track, easily accessible in a car. Directions will be provided prior to your journey. There is no mobile phone signal at the cottage.
Rare breed hebridean sheep are bred on the farm, and ducks and chickens provide free range eggs most of the year (we always try to supply some to our guests when available, as well as seasonal vegetables from the organic garden).
1 well behaved pet considered.
Horses are welcome, stables and grazing is available at extra cost.
Check in is from 3pm and departure is 11 am. It is helpful if you can let us know your estimated arrival time.