Quaint Grade B listed apartment in heart of kelso

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Entire condominium (condo) hosted by Helen

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 bath
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Grade B listed first floor apartment, 1 min from Kelso cobbled town square, restaurants & shops. Fully equiped modern kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath. Comfortable bright living room, original duel aspect sash windows. TV/free view/DVD & small dining table/work space. Bedroom, full length mirror, closet. Blackout blinds. Dogs over 12 months are welcome, £25 per dog per stay, max 2 dogs. Please check 'House rules' under 'Things to know' at bottom of listing for full booking details.

The space
We bought this studio flat at the end of 2017 and renovated it with care trying to carefully consider the needs of guests, both business & leisure travellers. It is comfortably furnished with easy seating area, eating/working table, modern kitchen and bathroom. It is in a prime location in the centre of Kelso which allows easy access to the many restaurants and activities but with convenience for business travellers to local & regional towns & businesses. As a self catering stay guests will appreciate the great food suppliers within walking distance, including Coop, (1mins walk), or Sainsburys 5 mins by car. If you want to pop out for breakfast there are several bakers on the square who do delicious take away bacon rolls! Happy to discuss reduction for longer business stays please get in touch. This is a first floor flat.
Lovely river walk very close to flat. Why not wander down there with your fish & chips or picnic & sit on one of the many benches along the bank enjoying the wildlife while you eat!

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV
Washer
Dryer
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
Refrigerator

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Where you’ll be

Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom

Roxburgh Street is on the periphery of Kelso town. Just a few minutes walk from many independent shops and restaurants. Easy access on foot to BORDER UNION SHOWGROUND where many local & national events are held, including, KELSO RAM SALES/BUAS/SCOOTER RALLY/ANTIQUES AUCTIONS
Also close to KELSO RACE COURSE & FLOORS CASTLE who also host many large local & national events including Food festival & Massed pipe band day. Please see Floors castle wesbite for up to date information on their events.
For those with green cars you'll find an electric charging point in the square.
There are loads of things to do in the surrounding area, for a few suggestions of things to do locally have a look at these websites (unfortunately i cant put a hyperlink in but you should be able to search and find them):
1. Visit Kelso ~ Events in and around Kelso
2. Kelso Race Course ~ Less than 1 mile from the flat
3. Border Events Center, Sprinwood Park ~ in Kelso has lots of indoor and outdoor events.
4. Events in Ford & Etal in Northumberland
5. Folk and Live Music Every Friday nights in local pubs. All welcome. Cobbles and Cross Keys (check websites for current performances)
6. Walk round Bowhill House and gardens near Selkirk including theatre productions
7. Walk round Paxton House and gardens towards Berwick Upon Tweed
8. What's on at Traquair House near Peebles
9. What's on Abbotford The Home of Sir Walter Scot On the River Tweed
10. What's on Woodside Plant Center and Birdhouse Tea room, Jedburgh
11. Farmers Markets in Kelso and other Border towns
12. Visit Scotland.com ~ Events and Festivals in the Scottish Borders
13. Visitberwick.com - about 40 mins by car - plesant seaside town with circular town walk around the walls
14. national trust - approx 45 mins by car St abbs head nature reserve - lovely coastal walk
15. Bamburgh castle - approx 50 mins by car - amazing castle on coast and lovely huge quiet beaches
16. edinburgh castle - 1 hour drive or 1 hour train
17. Our own business is WALK THIS WAY ARMY SURPLUS. MILITARIA & FREE ww 1 & 2 interactive MICRO MUSEUM. You can find us in Coldstream about 20 mins by car.

Hosted by Helen

  1. Joined in April 2013
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Hi, My husband and I have lived in the Borders since 2002, moving from north London for a quieter, slower pace of life. We love living here, the changing seasons especially as we live on the farm, seem so much more defined. Our main occupation is running our Militaria shop, in a local town called Coldstream. We hope guests would take a trip down memory lane and visit the shop for an eclectic range of modern and vintage military surplus and a good old fashioned chat about the war! We share our house with a very laid back Milly the Jack Russell and a variety of fowl, chickens, geese, turkeys. I am primarily a mother to our 4 boys, although 2 of our 4 boys have now flown the nest and the other 2 are busy doing their own thing. In our spare time we love to walk the local countryside with Millie and catch up with our boys.
Hi, My husband and I have lived in the Borders since 2002, moving from north London for a quieter, slower pace of life. We love living here, the changing seasons especially as we l…

During your stay

I live about 20 minutes drive from the apartment so can be with you reasonably quickly if you need anything. However i have set up the flat with everything i think you will need for any length of break (apart from food!).

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Check-in: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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