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The Barnekin
Property: 8046 Scottish Borders

The Barnekin - The view south from the back garden

Sleeps: 5 + cot
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No

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  • Panoramic views of open countryside in all directions.
  • Cosy accommodation with character.

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The Barnekin is a beautiful croft style cottage that sits high up in the hilltop hamlet of Lempitlaw, where the endless skies of the Scottish Borders, meet the majestic solitude of the Cheviot Hills - yet it is still only 5 miles from all of the amenities of the pretty cobbled streets and market square of Kelso.

Traditional in style, yet actually a contemporary property, it combines all of the benefits of luxury up-to-date kitchen and bathroom fittings, including quality Smeg kitchen appliances and wonderfully effective gas central heating, with the peace and charm of an utterly rural location, character furnishings and a snug multi-fuel stove for those chillier evenings.

Panoramic views stretch out in all directions. There is also ample parking and a large enclosed double garden at the south-facing rear of the cottage (designed with a relaxing sitting area for adults and a more open area for active children).

Add to these, the chance to explore all of the history, countryside and coast of the Borders and Northumberland, and we think we've discovered the perfect escape destination for both families and couples - and lots of our guests agree!

So we take real pleasure in inviting you to explore the possibility of a stay in our very special hilltop hideaway. If you do decide to visit, we promise that you will want to return! And remember to check out our own website for even more information.

Pets welcome.
We look forward very much to hearing from you soon!

This property appears courtesy of ClickHolidayCottages.co.uk

The centrepiece of the sitting room-diner
The centrepiece of the sitting room-diner
The traditionally croft style.
The traditionally croft style.
The dark wenge wood of the sumptuous master bedroom
The dark wenge wood of the sumptuous master bedroom
Enjoy alfresco dining
Enjoy alfresco dining

Accommodation & Facilities

Sleeps: 5
Bedrooms: 3
Cot Available: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes. First pet free. Second pet £15 per week.
Smoking Allowed: No. 

Linen Provided: Yes. Bed linene and all towels included.

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Gas

Open Fire: Yes.  Fuel type: Wood

Disabled Facilities: Yes. Single bedroom and cloakroom on ground floor. No steps to front door.

Outdoor Facilities: Yes. Parking for up to 3 cars, including 1 in garage.
Outdoor seating and picnic table - with stunning open view south to the Cheviots - in enclosed large back garden.
Quality single swing.
Smaller enclosed front garden.

Local Services: Post box and phone box in hamlet.
Pubs, coffee shops, gift shops, supermarket and niche shops in pretty Kelso - 5 miles. Fishing, walking and cycling, horse riding locally.

Standard Rates

Low season: 265
Mid Season: 335 - 395
High Season: 425 - 475

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By car, leave the Kelso bypass on the B6352 towards Yetholm. After one mile, fork left on the B6396. The turning to Lempitlaw is the second turing on the right after Easter Softlaw and is signposted. The Barnekin is on your right, across the village green, as you enter the hamlet of Lempitlaw.See map.

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