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Kirk Cottage in Hownam, Scottish Borders

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

Kirk Cottage description

Holiday home
Kirk Cottage is a terraced property situated in the hamlet of Hownam, nine miles from Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. This cottage sleeps two people and has a double bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove. Outside, there's off road parking for one car and an enclosed, side decked garden with furniture. Kirk Cottage is an ideal romantic retreat with walks, golf and lovely towns and villages in the area.

The hamlet of Hownam is situated close to both Jedburgh and Kelso and has a Post Office and church. There are a number of walks and golf in the area, and the towns of Jedburgh and Kelso provide a number of shops and pubs. There are other delightful towns and villages within reach, and Edinburgh and Newcastle are within driving distance.

Calor gas central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and 2-ring hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed, side decked garden with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 4 miles.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine

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Mrs Smith
July 2016
The cottage was lovely and we lit a fire when it was cool and that made it all cosy. It is a lovely place to relax away from any hustle and bustle. I thoroughly enjoyed the cottage and my stay there.
Miss Baker
May 2016
A lovely, little hideaway retreat surrounded by beautiful farm land and scenery and perfect for a couple. We also took our 1 year old Labrador and she was perfectly safe in the enclosed rear garden.
Mr Lomas
May 2016
The Cottage is set in a wonderful quiet hamlet with lovely countryside right outside the door. The Cottage itself was a real cosy retreat away from the usual frenetic life of major towns and cities. We enjoyed our stay and the owners who only live two doors up made us very welcome and our two dogs felt at home. Overall I would recommend this cottage to anyone who needs a retreat to recharge from the rush of life.
Mrs Pavitt
June 2015
The cottage was very comfortable and the scenery lovely. I had not visited the area before and found many places of interest, for example, Floors Castle, Jedburgh and Kelso amongst others.
Mrs Porte
September 2015
The cottage was very cosy and comfortable. It was very tastefully furnished and very clean and tidy. It was well equipped with everything you might need.The cottage was situated in a peaceful and quiet hamlet in the Sottish Borders where you can relax to the sounds of sheep baaing, cows mooing and the calls of owls and a variety of other birds.somewhere to get away from the stresses of everyday life. Fresh eggs for breakfast can be purchased from a cool box near the village hall.
Mrs Ewing
April 2015
We loved the standard of cleanliness and furnishings in the cottage, it was just perfect. It was very comfortable. The location is great, beautiful countryside and it's a pretty area to be in.
Mr Fox
May 2015
Great property within a wonderful, peaceful location. We found the sitting room nice and relaxing in particular and we slept well.
March 2015
A perfect place to get away to. We're happy to recommend and will return without doubt!
Mr Carruthers
January 2015
The cottage is beautiful, the best I have stayed in. The location is perfect, just what was needed - peace and quiet. Will be recommending it to friends and family and will definitely be returning at some point this year.
July 2015
Had a great week at cottage, ideal base for exploring the borders, great location for dog walking, only problem could not get signal on phone! Weather was great.
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