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Holiday house near Kelso and golf

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3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
6 guests
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A fantastic family-sized holiday home in the beautiful Scottish Borders, Ardgowan is a large detached house located a few miles from the historic town of Kelso. Set in a peaceful location close to the River Teviot and overlooking the Roxburghe Championship Golf Course, this well-equipped house is perfectly positioned for activities such as walking, fishing and golfing. Inside is ideal for families and larger parties with ample space including a spacious sitting room, a formal dining room and a sun room which provides a delightful spot to relax. For the warmer months both the sitting room and sun room have French doors opening onto a terrace. ACCOMMODATION with gas central heating and WiFi: Ground floor Spacious sitting room (seats 8) with living flame gas fire, French doors to garden,...A fantastic family-sized holiday home in the beautiful Scottish Borders, Ardgowan is a large detached house located a few miles from the historic town of Kelso. Set in a peaceful location close to the River Teviot and overlooking the Roxburghe Championship Golf Course, this well-equipped house is perfectly positioned for activities such as walking, fishing and golfing. Inside is ideal for families and larger parties with ample space including a spacious sitting room, a formal dining room and a sun room which provides a delightful spot to relax. For the warmer months both the sitting room and sun room have French doors opening onto a terrace. ACCOMMODATION with gas central heating and WiFi: Ground floor Spacious sitting room (seats 8) with living flame gas fire, French doors to garden, 40” TV with Freeview and DVD player and DVD library. Dining room (seats 6). Fully-equipped kitchen with 5 ring gas hob and integrated double electric oven, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle etc. Sun room with French doors to garden, breakfast area (seats 6), seating area (seats 4) with Bluetooth speaker and library. Utility room with washing machine, dryer and traditional pulley clothes airer. Study with desk, armchair and selection of board games. Cloakroom with WC and basin. First floor Bedroom 1 with Super King size bed and en suite bathroom with bath, double basins and WC. Interconnecting dressing room with full size cot and toys. Bedroom 2 with King Size bed and views of golf course. En suite with shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 3 with twin single beds. Family bathroom with bath and separate shower, basin and WC. Mobile reception is patchy on some networks. A landline telephone is provided for incoming, local and emergency calls. GARDEN AND PARKING: Ardgowan has an attractive, enclosed rear garden overlooking the Roxburghe Championship Golf Course with plenty of space for children. A terrace with outside furniture and barbecue provides a sheltered spot for al fresco dining. Rotary clothes line at side of house. There is a lawned area to the front of the house and private off road parking for three cars in addition to ample on street parking. No smoking in house or garden. No pets permitted. A high chair and door gates can be provided on request. Linen and towels are supplied as is a welcome gift. Much thought has been put into providing a home from home for our guests: 'House was beyond our expectations. We've stayed in some fabulous places but this takes the gold position. Location was brilliant for lots of varied walks, sightseeing and afternoon tea. It was great to return 'home', put on our jamas and cosy up with a glass of wine and a good film. If we'd have won the lottery, we'd buy this place. Thanks.' Hinton and Allison party. More
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About the Owner
Annette C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
Interaction with guests
Prior to arrival guests are provided with detailed directions to the property as well as some information on the local area's shops, restaurants, attractions and golf courses. The house has a key safe to give flexibility to guests' arrival and departure times. Ardgowan's housekeeper lives locally and is on hand to deal with any problems.
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Reviewed 7 October 2019

As soon as you walk in the door you feel at home, and the feeling just gets better as the stay continues. It's not a holiday let, it's a home from home. Well appointed, warm and cosy, in a calm environment far from the madding...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Norman L
Getaway511871, VR Owner at Holiday house near Kelso and golf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review your fortnight's stay at Ardgowan. I am so pleased that you found it a "home from home" with everything you needed for a relaxing holiday.

Reviewed 23 July 2019

I and my 4 friends arrived at Ardgowan for the weekend and were immediately impressed by its peaceful setting. We were even more impressed on entering the house and exploring all the spacious and tastefully furnished rooms. The garden is private and well-maintained. This is...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank lstevenson2016
Getaway511871, VR Owner at Holiday house near Kelso and golf, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2019

It is great to hear how much you and your friends enjoyed staying at Ardgowan! We do aim for it to be a home away from home - so I am so pleased that your group loved relaxing at the house and garden in between...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

We stayed here for a week and its been the best house/location so far.We dont drive but we cycle and the house is in an excellant location for that-being very near to quiet roads and an old railway track to pedal to kelso.The house itself...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Missyscott
Getaway511871, VR Owner at Holiday house near Kelso and golf, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

I am so pleased that you found Ardgowan to be a great house in an excellent location! Also that you had a good time cycling and walking around the local area. As you say, there is plenty to do and see and it is lovely...More

Reviewed 30 May 2019

Excellent accommodation. Lovely comfortable home so peaceful and relaxing. Perfect start to our holiday in Scotland. Thank you Annette for making your beautiful accommodation available.More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank LMF47
Getaway511871, VR Owner at Holiday house near Kelso and golf, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

I am so glad that - having travelled over from Australia - you found Ardgowan provided the perfect base for your holiday in Scotland. As you say, the setting of the house and garden is very peaceful and I am pleased that you also found...More

Reviewed 27 April 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful Easter break in the beautiful home and garden. House equipped with everything you could ever need .... we even accomplished a 500 piece jigsaw!!!and lots of space. We immediately felt relaxed and at home. So many interesting places to visit and...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Sheilavair
Getaway511871, VR Owner at Holiday house near Kelso and golf, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Ardgowan and I am delighted that you all had a wonderful Easter break at our holiday home. I am pleased that you found the house spacious and well equipped. It sounds that you made the...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The beautiful historic town of Kelso has an extensive range of local shops including an award-winning butcher, some quality bakers and an excellent fishmonger. Kelso also has a post office, several banks, a health centre, and chemists, as well as a number of boutiques and gift shops. A Sainsbury super store is approximately 5 minutes’ drive from Ardgowan. There are a range of restaurants making good use of local produce in the town and surrounding area. In Heiton itself can be found The Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Club - serving lunches, traditional afternoon teas and evening meals as well as a wonderful selection of wines or malts.
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