Duns castle - Carriage Mews

Duns, Berwickshire


Property Reference: 25993
  • Sleeps5
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms3
  • Grade3 Star rating
Exterior Living room/dining room Kitchen Double bedroom Twin bedroom Single bedroom Bathroom Garden and grounds Garden and grounds

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Call us on 0845 268 0760.

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Property Features

  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

A fittingly historic Borders setting

Superbly set within the 1,200 acre estate surrounding magnificent Duns Castle, and just 30 minutes’ drive from sandy beaches, these holiday cottages are perfectly positioned to make the most of a holiday in Scotland’s Border country. Providing comfortable accommodation, they both enjoy access to walks in the extensive grounds, which include deciduous woodland, hill vistas, a nature reserve and a splendid lake. At the heart of the Estate, Duns Castle is the owner’s home where generations of the Hay family have lived since 1696. Today it is a splendid Gothic Revival building which has evolved around a pele tower given in the 14th century by King Robert the Bruce to the Earl of Moray. Step back in time with dinner in the grand castle dining room, available by arrangement. The Castle is just under a mile from the quiet market town of Duns which has good local shops, pubs and restaurants along with a swimming pool, sports centre, tennis courts and 18-hole golf course. Enjoy peaceful lake and woodland walks from the doorstep, where the patient observer may spy roe deer, badger or red squirrel, and mute swans and numerous ducks take right of way on the lakeside road. Activities to suit all ages and tastes are nearby, with 7 golf courses within an hour’s drive; sandy beaches at Scemerston and Coldingham; visit ancient Holy Island; historic houses at Manderston, Floors Castle, Paxton House or slightly further afield at Bamburgh or Alnwick; shooting, salmon fishing and trout fishing, permits available locally or by prior arrangement; archery and clay pigeon shooting available by arrangement or simply savour the peace and quiet of this secluded setting. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Overlooking the castle grounds, this first floor property provides light comfortable accommodation with fine views and forms a wing of the courtyard just beyond the main castle building.
All on first floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Dishwasher. Freezer. Shared lawn with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Natural water supply from spring. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

All properties: Gas central heating (controlled by owner), electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Shared use of tennis court. No smoking. NB: Unfenced lake in grounds.

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Everyone was very helpful. The new kitchen was very well set out. The area that the property is in is wonderful for wildlife, birdwatching and for walking and somewhere quiet to relax. It was also very private and not overlooked. April 2011.
  2. Very quiet and in a sheltered courtyard was ideal for the convalescence from an operation, of my son. Oct 2009.
  3. Very good setting, quiet and relaxed. June 2007.
  4. Accommodation was first class. Thank you. Aug 2007.
  5. A wonderful setting, beautiful walks in the estate. Duns town is one of the best small towns in that part of Scotland. Everyone so friendly. Aug 2007.
  6. Absolutely breathtaking location; very warm and friendly welcome. Oct 2006.
  7. Homely, welcoming cottage, very comfortable beds. Ideal for our long weekend. Location perfect for walks in the castle grounds & Duns itself ideally placed for touring the beautiful Borders countryside. We loved it, a real home from home. Oct 2008.
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    Please note: The information on this page is intended as a guide only. We cannot accept responsibility for any inaccurate, misleading or incomplete information about any property and its facilities or services.

    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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