Scotland; Borders; near Edinburgh; Hawick [6 miles]
sleeps up to: 17
Set in the heart of Border country, six miles south of Hawick, Burnthaugh House enjoys magnificent views over open moorland.
This 19th century country house, built in 1858, is situated within it's own 600 acre estate and is a wonderful location for a family holiday or to catch up with old friends.
It is furnished with antiques and it has been recently refurbished to an exceptionally high standard.
On the ground floor: after entering the front entrance hall, this takes you into an open hallway, from where you can access all the reception rooms.
The dining room, is to the front of the house and has a mahogany dining table that can seat up to 18 people. It is serviced by a pantry, which then goes into the large kitchen. The kitchen has an aga, an electric oven, a microwave and is fully equipped.
It has seating at a pine kitchen table for up to 12 people and also includes a wood burning stove. A utility room has a deep freezer and a washing machine. At the front of the house is a small sitting room, which houses a TV/Video with Sky connection.
Next door is the drawing room, with 2 large 3-seater sofas in front of the open fire. There is also a grand piano in this room, as well as a Hi-fi system. Along the hallway there is more seating space, a small office with fax/phone/internet access, before going into the conservatory. From here there is a games room with a pool table.
On the 1st floor: halfway up the stairs you gain access to the 1st bedroom, which is a double room, with a dressing room and a bathroom en-suite. At the top of the stairs there are 2 Double rooms and 2 zip-and-link double/twin rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Three of these have front views.
On the 2nd floor: there are 2 twin rooms, 1 zip-and-link double/twin room, 1 single room and 2 bathrooms. Some of these rooms have coombed ceilings.
The grounds and gardens are substantial, with excellent activities in the locality. There is also a refurbished building, the Old Dairy, behind the house, which houses a sauna and gym, complete with shower and a hot tub which is outside on the decking. To the side do the house, there is also a conservatory which is ideal for enjoying the sun, when it is less warm.
Ideal for family holidays, occasions and small weddings for up to 30-40 people, of which there is a facility fee, and the venue has a civil licence for registry weddings. Additional catering can be arranged for any type of booking.
5 Double bedrooms en suite - 3 Twin bedrooms - 1 Single room
2 further bathrooms (4 en suite).
Location: Hawick - 6 miles - Carlisle - 48 miles - Edinburgh airport - 60 miles.
Facilities Available: Electricity Included, Towels, Central Heating,
TV, Video, Hi-Fi, Open fireplace, Washing machine, Dishwasher, Tumble dryer, Fridge & Freezer, Snooker/Pool table, Piano
Pets: by arrangement, kennels provided
Microwave - Cot/Highchair: Yes , Smoking allowed
Housekeeper/ cooks : by arrangement
Gas/Electric Cooker - Telephone
Sleeps up to
typical pricing (per week)
July 12, 2008
July 19, 2008
Pricing for all other times of year on request. Prices are subject to change; call us to confirm current pricing.