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3 bedrooms

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A secluded and cosy townhouse with private mews parking, sleeping 5 comfortably in the very heart of the town. With every modern convenience included, and balcony views to the hills beyond, this is truly your home from home! Check out our Reviews. BIG SAVINGS ON STAYS OF MORE THAN 2 NIGHTS

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This deceptively spacious, modern townhouse is arranged over 3 floors, offering immaculate accommodation in the very centre of this upmarket, quintessential Scottish Borders town.

There's ample private parking in this secluded mews courtyard immediately outside your front door (plus space for another 2 by prior arrangement).

Within just 300m you have 3 supermarkets, 5 bars, 3 take-aways, 4 good restaurants and 5 cafés/bistros - and a whole lot more beyond!

The house was totally re-furnished & decorated in July 2012 and comprises:

On the Top Floor, the master bedroom with a spacious en suite showerroom. From your balcony, enjoy the views across the rooftops and steeples to the hills beyond whilst sipping a glass of wine in the evening sun!

The First Floor offers a large twin bedroom and a single bedroom, plus an additional guest bed (supplement). The generous family bathroom has an over-bath 'Mira' shower.

- all bedrooms have ample storage space in the form of wardrobes/cupboards and chest of drawers
- and there's a hairdyrer in each room.

On the Ground Floor you have a compact modern kitchen with electric oven & ceramic hob, washing machine, fridge (with freezer compartment), dishwasher and microwave.
- complete set of kitchen utensils, pots/pans, cutlery and crockery.
- a 'starter pack' of essentials (coffee, tea, milk and cereals) is included.
- on request, a full shop can be arranged ahead of your arrival.

The roomy lounge has a sofa and snuggler to seat 5 in comfort (plus extra chairs for visitors), while the dining area has an extendable table which can seat up to 6 people.
- french doors lead directly out to the enclosed south-facing patio garden at the rear of the house. There's bench and deck-chair seating so you can enjoy the flowers and shrubs in this private sun trap.
- the patio garden has been recently landscaped and re-planted (July 2013)
- the lounge, twin and double bedrooms boast LCD TVs with Freeview and DVD players, and there's a wide range of DVD and VHS films plus CD music to choose from.
- we've also provided games, books and magazines should the weather be inclement.
- for the summer months feel free to use the picnic hampers and cool-boxes for lazy lunches in the local parks or whilst you tour the wonderful Borders scenery that surrounds you.

There's also a convenient WC on the ground floor, plus an under-stair cupboard off the lounge for all your coats and shoes etc.

There are numerous excellent restaurants, hotels, bars and takeaways all within a few hundred yards stroll. Although your house is ideally situated to enjoy all these attractions and amenities it also provides a modern fully fitted kitchen. So, for those who prefer to self-cater, you are within a short walk of Tesco, Sainsbury, and Co-op supermarkets, plus all other typical high street shops only a few hundred metres from your front door. Peebles is noted across Scotland and the North of England for its number and variety of independent speciality shops.

This cosy house has double-glazing and gas central heating throughout - and there are no extra charges for your electricity or gas consumption.

Free, unlimited Sky WiFi internet broadband connection is available (plus a Windows XP computer, on request).

There's an iron, spare blankets, vacuum, all cleaning materials, one bath- and one hand-towel per person, board games, magazines, clothes line & drier, plus food basics (milk, coffee, tea, sugar, cereals, pasta etc - enough to get you started).

This self-catering property is available for:
- Holiday rental
- Short or long-term lets
- Corporate bookings
- House swap

The Scottish Borders Region:
Located approximately 35km south of Edinburgh city centre (with the city by-pass even closer, providing links to Edinburgh Airport and the motorway network) makes this area an excellent choice to base yourself for a touring holiday in southern Scotland.

Add to this formal and botanic gardens, stately homes and a rich history with ancient monuments and castles all on your doorstep ... there's plenty to keep you busy in the local area itself.

Whilst a car is not essential to enjoy Peebles and its own local attractions, it would be a shame to miss out on a tour of the wider Borders area and north to Edinburgh city itself. Car rental can be arranged on your behalf, or why not contact us and let us organise local tours for you. Tell us the sort of things you want to see and do - and we'll take care of the rest, whether it be sight-seeing, city shopping, walking, amazing beaches & coastlines, historical tours, golfing, botanical gardens or ornithology ... we'll lay on a great holiday for you!

The Peebles area

The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town straddling the world renowned river Tweed. The town boasts quality high-street shopping, supermarkets, and numerous leisure and recreational facilities including golf courses, art galleries, museums, a theatre, swimming pool and, more recently, some of the best dedicated mountain-biking venues in the UK. Peebles is renowned for its number and range of independent shops, attracting visitors and tourists from far and wide.

Horse riding, fishing and hill/walking are also very popular local activities. Peebles hosts each year an agricultural show, several road cycling events, and it's own cultural 'Beltane Festival' ... a festival of local legend, history and tradition with roots dating back many centuries.

Activities in and around Peebles:

Golf courses - the nearest of three is less than a 15 mins walk.
Fishing - salmon & trout on the River Tweed, or nearby stocked lochs.
Tennis, bowls and squash - all in town
300m to public swimming pool, plus other watersports in the locale.
Horse riding

The local area is also great for:
Countryside and hill walks
City visits - Edinburgh is just 40mins drive, or by bus service every 20mins.
Road cycling / touring
Mountain biking ... we have three of the UK's top-rated venues right here!
More independent shops than any other town in Scotland.

Guest access

You will have full access to the house which sleeps up to 5 in comfort.
There is also a Z-bed for a sixth guest (supplement).

Interaction with guests

Should you have any questions at all your host is available by phone etc. from 8am-11pm. But for urgent situations I can of course be contacted 24/7. To respect your privacy (unless otherwise requested) I will not revisit the house until your time of departure.


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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 5
Check In: 4PM - 7PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Free parking on premises
Internet
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people $14 / night after 5 guests
Cleaning Fee $209
Security Deposit $348
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 7PM

Prices may be subject to change at the Advertiser's discretion. Special rates may apply during school holiday periods and national holidays (eg Christmas and New Year) - please enquire. Discounted rates available for stays of more than 8 nights. Please also enquire for prices for 'next year'.
This property, over 3 floors, is not suitable for people with restricted mobility or toddlers (as it is not 'child-friendly' and no cot is available).
Sorry, but pets and smoking are not permitted in or around the house. Mountain bikes may only be kept secured in/on your vehicle in the private, secluded parking area, and must not be stored in or taken through the house. Thank you for your observance.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

43 Reviews

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Sarah User Profile
September 2017
Had a great stay, family of 4. The house is in a perfect position, 2 mins from town centre. Immaculately clean, with everything you need. Great to have en-suite as well as family bathroom and downstairs loo. Lovely outside space. Essential groceries as well as dishwashing stuff, good selection of games and DVD's. TV in bedrooms was great for teenagers too. Lots of local information and walking routes. Perfect stay, hope to be back next year. Thanks!

Stuart User Profile
August 2017
Great property. Great location. Great host. Anyone visiting the town should consider this property. Central, off street parking, quiet clean and fully equipped.

Dragana User Profile
August 2017
We spent 4 nights in Peebles at the end of our road trip throug Schotland. We were plesenlty supriced with Peebles and the area around as well as how conveniente is to travel to Edinburgh. Donald's house was great; centally located with the walking distance to Peebles's high street, clean and tidy with all the bits that you may need. For two adults and four teenagers was plently of space. We would highly recommend it.

Graham User Profile
August 2017
We loved our stay in Peebles. Donald was an amazing host. He emailed us beforehand asking if we needed anything before hand and then did a little investigation into things on our behalf. He met with us in person, explained how to work everything including the TV etc. I wish every host was as good as Donald. The unit is great, a 90 second walk to high street, which includes a small grocery store and a world class chocolate pastry shop. We used Peebles for walks and nice drives through the borders. Three bedrooms, nice little kitchen, good appliances including fridge, stove and washing machine. Everything was clean and new. Not only do we highly recommend, but we hope to come back. Thank you Donald.

Coleen User Profile
August 2017
I loved the accommodation. It's a 2 minute walk to the High Street. Lovely, tastefully decorated home and well furnished. Donald was organised, professional and helpful. The home was immaculate! I highly recommend and would stay again.

Matthew User Profile
May 2017
Fantastic location. You can walk into Peebles where there are plenty of shops cafes and restaurants. Donald was a great host, really good communication and went out of his way to ensure we enjoyed our stay. Thank You we will definitely return to this accommodation.

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April 2017
The host canceled this reservation 35 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

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Donald User Profile

Interested in world travel and outdoor activities and adventures.
Educated in Engineering, IT and Business Management.
Career background in IT - computer & network support, website design, training etc.
Spent most of my working life in and around Edinburgh in the financial and legal sectors.
Have been involved in the holiday rental business now since 2012.
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