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Elspinhope Cottage. 4 ★. Green Tourism Gold Award

A view of Upper Ettrick Valley with Elspinhope Cottage lower right.
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A view of Upper Ettrick Valley with Elspinhope Cottage lower right.
Elspinhope Cottage from the south west
Elspinhope Cottage from the north west
Elspinhope dining area
Double Bed
Double bedroom has wash basin & built in wardrobe
Proud mum of twins, newly lambed at Cossarshill Farm
Lambing time at Cossarshill Farm
Hen Pheasant in winter at Cossarshill Farm
Wood Anemone & Beetle in Ettrick Marshes
Evening sky at Cossarshill Farm & Elspinhope Cottage
Black South Country Cheviot ewes on our farm
South Country Cheviot Tups & Ettrick Water
Rare Scotch Argus Butterfly in Elspinhope Cottage woodland
Waterfall by Elspinhope Cottage, Cossarshill Burn
Elspinhope from the hill
Pool by the cottage in Spring
Autumn Watch: filming on our farm
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Selkirk, Borders, Scotland
Get away from it all to a 4 Star Holiday Cottage on working sheep farm. Green Business Gold Award. Wheelchair Access. Ancestral Tourism member. Walkers & Cyclists Welcome Scheme. Free WiFi. Dark Sky - No Light Pollution. All Linen & Towels included. Couple Discount.
Enjoy the fresh air, peace and quiet of the unique and unspoiled upper reaches of The Ettrick Valley, Scottish Borders, one of the most ecologically interesting areas identified in Scotland.
4 Star Luxury in a stunning location on our 1,400 acre farm. A wonderfully secluded position with privacy and beautiful views. Easy car access to both doors, own large parking area, garden & grounds including 3-acres of woodland and paths. The cottage overlooks the Cossarshill burn, & Ettrick Water (SSSI) runs approximately 200 meters from the door.
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Listing #HL1743973
About the Owner
Daphne J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stayed at Elspinhope for a week in June, 2016. The location on Ettrick Water is tranquil and beautiful. It is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding area which is scenic and full of historic interest. There are many superb walks. The...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We had the most relaxing week here, the cottage was well equipped and had lots of room for a family of four and a dog. Amazing all round views with the river running just outside and lots of visitors to the bird feeder. Hosts were...More

Thank djw621
Management response:Responded September 8, 2016

Thank you so much for your review, I'm very pleased you all enjoyed the cottage & your holiday. We always enjoy meeting our visitors.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No wild parties please, this is a very peaceful location. One well behaved dog welcome but must be kept off the furniture & out of the bedrooms. Plenty of space (miles) for...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Twin
    1 Super King
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$177 / stay - Deposit
  • First £10.00 of electricity used is free: C$0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We have an Award for Excellence in Environmental Practice. As part of our Green Business policy we read the electric meter on your arrival & again at departure. The first £10 pounds worth of electricity is free.
The damage deposit will be refunded 7 days after the property is vacated, unless there are any deductions for damage / breakages or special professional cleaning. The property must be left clean & tidy at the end of the rental period. It is very unlikely that the full amount will not be returned to guests.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh Airport: 85.0 km
Railway: Carlisle, Edinburgh or Lockerbie : 77.0 km
Via Carlisle: take the A7 to Langholm. The B709 from Langholm to Eskdalemuir & Ettrick. You will pass Angecroft Caravan Park on your left. Cross the bridge over Ettrick Water & take the first left & left again onto the No Through Road. We are 2 miles further on. Pass Ettrick School (James Hogg Exhibition) & Village Hall, then the War Memorial. Continue until you see a sign for Cossarshill & Holiday Cottage - that's us. The farmhouse is on the left.

From Lockerbie: leave the M74 at Lockerbie & take the B723 through Boreland to Eskdalemuir, turn left at the church to Ettrick & continue as above.

From the A68 (Carter Bar): take the A6088 to Bonchester Bridge & left onto the A698 for approx 1 mile into Hawick or if preferred go to Jedburgh &...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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