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The Old Smithy, Kelso, 3 beds, 2 baths, sleeps 6 + 2 (bed settee in lounge area)

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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Kelso, Borders, Scotland
The Old Smithy has been given the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018 Award

*Dog Friendly: £20.00 per dog per stay payable in cash on arrival
* Ideal property for guests with mobility problems and prams


This beautiful property is a stone built old blacksmiths shop, that has been lovingly converted and restored to a high standard to provide a lovely self catering accommodation.

The Old Smithy is situated in the village of Ednam so provides a wonderful relaxing location, were you can escape the rest of the world, yet only 2 miles away from Kelso (5 minutes drive).

The property is all on ground level with no stairs, and is therefore accessible for prams and wheelchairs.

The level entry hall leads to a wonderful open plan sociable space in the Kitchen, Dining Area, were there is lots of room for every one to gather around!

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Listing #HL201585
About the Owner
Gail C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
Interaction with guests
I live in the cottage opposite The Old Smithy, so I will be here to greet you when you arrive and show you round the property. I am always available if you need me for anything during your stay with us. If you would like me to reserve a restaurant etc for you before you arrive, I am more than happy to help.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this property for a long weekend from 16th - 19th November and we had a fantastic time. All the little extras that we were given made our stay so much more enjoyable. A board telling us what was happening locally and lots of local...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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LoveTravel730849, VR Owner at The Old Smithy, Kelso, 3 beds, 2 baths, sleeps 6 + 2 (bed settee in lounge area), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. It means so much to use to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will visit us again. Gail and Adrian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent property and finished to the highest spec with all the little extras that make all the difference. Gail and Adrain are the perfect hosts. We had a fun packed 3 night stay with lots of things pre organised and thanks to Gail's organisational skills...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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LoveTravel730849, VR Owner at The Old Smithy, Kelso, 3 beds, 2 baths, sleeps 6 + 2 (bed settee in lounge area), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review Fiona. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Smithy. It was a pleasure to organise all the events for you and your friends. We pride ourselves in young that extra mile to help...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Perfect cottage, modern and bright. Immaculate inside, every possible self catering need catered for. Lovely country walks from the door, country setting yet a very short drive to Kelso. Probably the nicest cottage we have stayed in with the friedliest of hosts at hand if...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Marie B
LoveTravel730849, VR Owner at The Old Smithy, Kelso, 3 beds, 2 baths, sleeps 6 + 2 (bed settee in lounge area), responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Our aim is to make our guests feel at home the minute they walk through the door and not have to worry about anything. We hope you will visit us again in the future. Gail & Adrian

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
.Maximum 2 dogs (additional dogs subject to discussion with owner). No pets allowed in bedrooms and on furniture.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$88 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices may change at advertisers discretion, payments can be made on line by credit card direct to the holiday company.

The Old Smithy as 3 bedrooms, however there is a bed settee in the lounge area so it will sleep upto 8 people (over 6 guests, or use of the sofa bed in addition to the 3 bedrooms will be charged an additional £15 per person per night
Maximum 2 Dogs at £20 per dog per booking payable in cash on arrival
One Cot and High Chair available FREE OF CHARGE. Please not in the interest of health and safety cot bedding is not supplied, please bring your own with you.
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About the neighbourhood
Kelso a lovely tourist town, great fishing in the area, close to the Famous River Tweed, there are picturesque golf courses for all abilities. Borders union show ground close by, Kelso Racecourse close by and Curling and Ice Skating in Kelso. Ideal for adrenaline junkies can try numerous water sports, such as surfing and sailing, at Coldingham. Many castles and abbeys in the area, and miles of hiking routes, horse riding available close by.
Getting around
There is a bus stop across the road from The Old Smithy which will take you into Kelso (2 miles away) from Kelso there are numerous buses to get you around the Borders.

Tweedbank Train station is approx. 17 miles away. You will be able to get the train to Edinburgh from this station which takes approx. 50 minutes.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh and Newcastle : 50.0 km
Railway: Tweedbank: 15.0 km
From Kelso, outside the Sainsbury's supermarket take the B6461 Road towards Coldstream, approx 1.5 miles from Kelso you will arrive at the village of EDNAM, as soon as you arrive in the village you will see the cottages on your right, in front of the War Memorial. If using a sat nav the Postcode TD5 7QE, but it takes you well past the property. Please follow directions that will be sent to you before your holiday.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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