Set off the beaten track on a private country estate, Bramley Cottage sits in a wonderful spot amidst a stunning rural landscape with nothing but the odd passing tractor to interrupt the view.
Set amidst a stunning rural landscape
Here guests can enjoy leisurely walks from the doorstep, explore the picturesque towns and rich history of the Borderlands to the north, or enjoy the fantastic woodland trails and brilliant dark skies of the Kielder Forest Park to the south.
With four double bedrooms (3 en-suite, 2 ground-floor), the cottage offers flexible accommodation for friends and families to retreat, relax, entertain or enjoy the great outdoors. Decorated in a pretty country cottage style, the sitting room is intimate and cosy, the bedrooms crisp and fresh, while a modern galley kitchen provides all the essentials for holiday living.
A separate dining room/sitting room with wood burning stove is furnished in a superb shooting lodge style and is a wonderful space for get-togethers or more formal entertaining, with the option of privately catered services for that special celebration, shooting or fishing parties or perhaps just a little holiday pampering.
The property sits on the Edgerston Estate just south of Jedburgh and its position will appeal to peaceful relaxers, walkers, cyclists and country sports enthusiasts who will be able to take full advantage of its position in acres of open countryside. Dating right back to 1448, Edgerston has a rich history, playing a prominent part in Reiver skirmishes in early days and then notable literary connections with some of the most distinguished writers of the time including Sir Walter Scott, John Buchan and J M Barrie. Today it operates as a private shooting estate and working farm.
Sitting room with the front door of the property leading directly into the sitting room. Sofas and armchairs set around a cosy wood burning stove. Additional beanbags provide extra seating for children. There is a drop leaf dining table with seating for six and a wall mounted Freesat TV.
Kitchen - four steps up from the sitting room leads to the galley kitchen with electric grill and oven, ceramic hob, integrated dishwasher, Nespresso coffee maker (pod type) and integrated fridge with ice compartment (no freezer). Please note there is no washing machine in the property, however washing facilities are available in the building opposite the cottage.
Dining room/sitting room - steps from the sitting room leads to a side hall and formal dining room seating 10. Includes two large sofas set around a wood burning stove.
Shower room - the kitchen leads through to a rear door to the courtyard and ground floor shower room with WC, basin, heated towel rail and shaving point.
Bedroom one with king size bed, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets.
En-suite shower room with WC, basin, heated towel rail and shaving point.
Bedroom two with king size bed and pretty tweed accents, chest of drawers and two bedside tables. On sunny days French doors open out onto the front aspect of the property and enjoy scenic views across the surrounding countryside.
En-suite shower room, with WC, basin, and heated towel rail.
Bedroom three with coombed ceilings, king size bed, two bedside cabinets, large cupboard for storage and hanging rail.
Bedroom four with coombed ceilings, king size bed, two bedside cabinets, large cupboard for storage and hanging rail.
En-suite bathroom with roll top bath and handheld shower, WC, heated towel rail and shaving point.
There is a rear courtyard area which is shared with Braeburn Cottage. Outdoor patio furniture is supplied. Guests are welcome to walk the wider grounds of the estate but access is restricted around the main house.
There are washing and drying facilities in the building opposite the cottages. This also serves as the estate laundry, therefore access may be restricted at certain times.
Parking is not permitted outside the cottages, unless for unloading purposes. There is a private parking area directly opposite the cottages which runs behind the laundry building, to the left of the walled garden.
Babies & Children
A travel cot and highchair are available on request.
The property is not suitable for dogs.
Bed linen and towels included along with guest toiletries. Bathrobes supplied. Hairdryer supplied.
Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage
The property benefits from Wi-Fi but please note that this can be slow and occasionally intermittent. The mobile reception is patchy on most networks. A landline is provided for reasonable use by guests.
Heating throughout the property which is thermostatically controlled. Wood burning stove in the sitting room. Additional logs and kindling supplied.
Edgerston is a working farm and shooting estate and as such there will be farm and estate traffic around the grounds. During shooting season, on shoot days, walking in certain parts of the estate may be restricted. Please contact us if you have any concerns.
The adjoining cottage, Braeburn Cottage sleeping 4, is also a holiday let.
For guests looking to holiday together, Bramley Cottage can be booked alongside Braeburn Cottage sleeping 4. The cottages sit next door to each other.
Despite its rural position, Bramley Cottage has good amenities close by and is incredibly well positioned for exploring attractions north and south of the border. The historic market town of Jedburgh with its magnificent 12th century abbey ruins, sits just 6 miles from the cottage where you will find a good selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes and pubs as well as a leisure pool, fitness centre, small dry ski slope and 18 hole golf course.
Spend a cultural afternoon here and follow in the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and William Wordsworth all of whom walked its ancient streets, or visit the 16th century bastel house of Mary Queen of Scots or the fascinating 1820 Castle Jail.
The main A68 allows easy access to the picturesque towns across the area, including the city attractions of Edinburgh and Newcastle - just an hour’s drive each way.
For outdoor pursuits, pack a picnic and enjoy leisurely walking and cycling directly from the house through estate grounds and woodland. A lovely walk through the walled garden and over the field will take you towards the Loch and the hills beyond which provide breathtaking views of the area and plenty of rich wildlife spotting opportunities. Wellies are a good idea for any field walks, and children can enjoy a spot of paddling or a fun game of pooh stick on the nearby Kaim Water which runs through the estate.
For cycling, the Oxnam Cycle Route just a short distance from the property, a mostly low level trail with historical points along the way and one or two steep climbs where you will be rewarded with far-reaching views. There are a number of waymarked walking routes from Jedburgh, including the scenic Howden, Hunthill and Sandyhill Road which takes in a superb panoramic vista from the highest point near Belvidere Wood.
The Whitelee Moor National Nature Reserve sits 7 miles from the cottage, one of Britain’s most important upland reserves and home to birds of prey, including merlin, buzzard, peregrine falcon and hen harrier. Skylark, stonechat and meadow pipit are also common across the site, while otters often hunt along the Rede and wild goats can be seen on the border with Kielderhead.
The Kielder Water and Forest Park is an easy drive south (23 miles) and is home to the largest man-made lake in northern Europe. There is something for everyone here including water sports enthusiasts, cyclists, walkers, naturalists, artists, families and photographers. A highlight is the star gazing treat at the Kielder Observatory where you can view the outstanding dark skies of the Northumberland National Park using powerful telescopes and may be lucky enough to see passing comets or a stunning meteor shower.
Alternatively, a half-hour drive from the property will take you to Newcastleton, home to the outstanding 7Stanes mountain biking centre and Rock UK outdoor centre where you can experience a vast range of cycling trails, family adventure days, canoeing, climbing, zip rides, abseiling, walking and fishing.
For shooting, there are extensive options across the Scottish Borders, the nearest being Lothian Estates which sits in over 20,000 acres of rolling borders countryside. The mixed terrain and extensive size of the estate lends itself to many types of shooting with mini driven days, walked up shooting, as well as duck and goose flighting on various locations.
Cycling & mountain biking
Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.Find Out More
Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.Find Out More
From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.Find Out More
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Children and families
Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.Find Out More
Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.Find Out More
Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!Find Out More
Historic houses and castles
With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.Find Out More
Shopping, arts and crafts
We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.Find Out More
Museums, galleries and culture
Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.Find Out More
If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.Find Out More
If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.Find Out More
There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.Find Out More
Classes at your holiday home
Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...Find Out More
Spas and beauty treatments
Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.Find Out More
Ancestral history research
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Cooks and Chefs
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Babysitting and Nannies
Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.Find Out More
Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.Find Out More
Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.Find Out More
Beauty and spa treatments
Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.Find Out More
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"Our family had a lovely holiday at Bramley Cottage. The cottage was very comfortable, with quality furnishings etc. The position and location of the cottage was fabulous, with open views across the fields to the woods and hills beyond, and excellent walks around the estate (which were midge free!). We met the very friendly owner, who suggested walks, and places to visit. There were many places to visit within a short distance, and we particularly enjoyed Floors Castle. The icing on the cake was the 5 days of beautiful sunshine! I have attached photos taken around the cottage and Edgerston Estate."Ferguson Family
- Sorry, dogs are not allowed.
- Typical arrival day: Friday during high season with the additional option of Monday out of high season.
- Arrival time: 4pm
- Departure time: 10am
"The dining room is a wonderful space for get-togethers or more formal entertaining."Emma, Crabtree & Crabtree