The Old Paper House

Scottish Borders, Melrose

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At a glance

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Bedrooms: 4

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Sleeps: 8

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Pets: No

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Parking: Yes 


Property Description

The Old Paper House is a charming four bedroom detached cottage, set in approximately 0.5 acre of tranquil gardens with simply stunning views to the Eildon Hills.
Please note this property is also available at a discount for couples using only the ground floor bedroom – please contact us for more information. 
The property, a former early 19th Century barn has been lovingly restored to provide a unique flexible gathering space for large families or a cosy couples retreat.
  • Flexible accommodation for 8
  • Delightful views to the Eildon Hills near the historic Abbey town of Melrose 1 mile away
  • Located in one of Scotland’s oldest continuously inhabited villages
  • Approx 45 miles to the magnificent festival city of Edinburgh
  • Direct train line to Edinburgh approx 4 miles away
  • Ideal base for exploring the enchanting Scottish Borders
  • 0.5 acre gardens with stunning views
  • Sorry no pets allowed and no smoking
  • Short breaks available all year
Perfect for Borders Book Festival and Melrose 7’s

Main amenities

  • Free Parking
  • Heating
  • Children Welcome
  • Wifi
  • Bed linen and Towels
  • Travel Cot
  • High Chair
  • TV
  • Dish Washer
  • Washing Machine
  • Garden
  • Energy Performance Rating = D
The light and spacious property comprises: (sleeps 8)
Bedroom 1 : Large light ground floor bedroom with wet room next door
Wet Room: Spacious wet room style shower room with under floor heating
Utility/ Boot Room: with sink
Fully equipped country style kitchen:  with simply spectacular views to the Eildon Hills. Dishwasher, washing machine, gas hob, electric multi function oven, fridge freezer and microwave.
Dining room: Spacious dining room with vaulted ceiling and original beams
Lounge: Delightful lounge with patio doors to front garden. TV and DVD player.
Bedroom 2 : Second spacious ground floor bedroom with zip and link bed.
Bathroom 2: Second spacious bathroom with shower over bath. Positioned conveniently next to bedroom 2.
Upstairs to:
Bedroom 3: Twin room with lovely garden views. Sloped ceiling.
Bedroom 4: Second twin room again with lovely views. Sloped ceiling with restricted head height. Low lying beds.
The flexible accommodation can be adapted to suit your requirements. Free WIFI – limited signal upstairs.
Gardens: The large mature gardens (approx. 0.5 acre) are a delight and an ideal place to soak up the peace and tranquillity of the area.
Sorry no pets allowed (Allergy notice – previous owner did have a dog) and no smoking within the property.
Important booking information.
A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your booking with the balance of payment being due six weeks prior to arrival. Where bookings are made less than six weeks in advance, full payment is due at the time of booking and no refund will be made if a subsequent cancellation occurs. We suggest that you take out holiday cancellation insurance to cover this risk.
PLEASE NOTE THE LANE LEADING TO THE HOUSE IS SINGLE TRACK AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR LARGE VEHICLES IE MINI BUSES, TRANSIT VANS OR ANY LONG OR WIDE VEHICLE OR TRAILERS. THESE MUST BE PARKED ON THE MAIN STREET. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS REGARDING THIS PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US PRIOR TO BOOKING FOR CLARIFICATION ON THIS OR ANY ASPECT OF THE PROPERTY.