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

The Old Smithy Kelso, All Ground floor accommodation ideal for the disabled, no stairs
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The Old Smithy Kelso, All Ground floor accommodation ideal for the disabled, no stairs
The Old Smithy 3 Bedroomed Detached Cottage Nr Kelso with private off road parking
Beautiful views from The Old Smithy
The Old Smithy Kelso, detached 3 Bedroom Cottage with Wi-Fi, private parking, en suite facilities
Entrance to The Old Smithy Cottage now with Ramp, parking close to the door for disabled persons
A variety of teas, coffee, hot chocolate, sugar and milk awaits your arrival at The Old Smithy
A Little Surprise Chocolate on your bed
The Old Smithy, a place to relax and have fun
Holiday Cottage 'Just for You'
River Ednam The Stone Bridge at the end of the Garden
River Eden at the bottom of the garden,  lovely countryside views
Floors Castle only a few minutes away and well worth a visit
The War Memorial at the side of the cottages in Ednam, Kelso
Scottish Borders Countryside
Scottish Borders Countryside
Cattle in the Scottish Borders Countryside
A view of The Old Smithy
Each bedroom has a wardrobe with hangers
A place to sit and have breakfast and watch the world go by
View from the window
A view across the garden
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland
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!

The Old. smithy is warmed by central heating and an electric wood burner effect fire so is comfortable and cosy all year round

Cooks will enjoy the SMEG Stainless Steel Range Cooker with a double oven, backed up by th...
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Listing #HL201585
About the Owner
Gail C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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 April 30, 2018

The cottage is close to all main tourist attractions, provides every possible requirement to make any holiday enjoyable and is managed by Gail who is a perfect hostess. I have no hesitation in recommending this as a first choice when booking for the Scottish BordersMore

Thank Bridget R
Management response:Responded May 2, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you loved the cottage, and enjoyed visiting the beautiful places in the Scottish Borders. We pride ourselves on making our guest feel welcome with a "home from home" feeling. We hope you...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Stayed for the weekend for my husband's 60th birthday celebration and had a wonderful time in this superb cottage ! Gail and Adrian were very helpful and left nice little extras such as chocolates , flapjacks and a card and wine for the birthday boy...More

Thank brishe86
Management response:Responded April 30, 2018

Thank you so much for a lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are pleased to hear that Brian had a lovely surprise birthday weekend away with family. It is a pleasure to make sure all our guests...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018


Management response:Responded March 29, 2018


  • Central Heating
  • 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
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    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.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
May 25, 2018 -
Sep 6, 2018
High Season
2 nights
Sep 7, 2018 -
Oct 11, 2018
Mid Season
2 nights
Oct 12, 2018 -
Oct 25, 2018
High Season
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. 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: $66 / 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
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 neighborhood
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.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh and Newcastle : 31.1 mi
Railway: Tweedbank: 9.3 mi
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: 24.9 mi.
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