Tucked in a private spot yet perfectly positioned in the heart of this charming market town, this light-filled stables conversion with stunning ceiling-suspended wood burner has instant wow factor.
A sophisticated entertaining space with all mod-cons in the heart of Kelso
The set-up is also ideal for fishing parties with prime Tweed beats right on the doorstep and convivial pubs and restaurants just a roll-cast away. Set in an L shape configuration, the property has been carefully designed to ensure maximum guest privacy whilst taking advantage of its south-facing aspect. The open plan living area is an incredibly inviting space for socialising with impressive bi-folding doors extending across the length of the property which can be opened up for outside entertaining, yet allowing light and warmth to gently filter through on cooler days.
The property benefits from all mod cons with underfloor heating throughout and touch controlled thermostats in every room, while the stylish French imported wood burner is a vibrant statement piece which gives the room immediate impact. The addition of a 65” TV with Sky package adds to the comfort when a little relaxation time beckons.
The kitchen has a sophisticated, contemporary feel with integrated appliances, two wine fridges and large island unit leading into the dining area which can seat 8-10 guests comfortably.
The four en-suite bedrooms (one ground floor) offer the perfect sanctuary, finished to the highest standard throughout with luxury 1000 thread-count bed linen, warming accents and high-end bathrooms. The first floor landing also benefits from a writing desk with Mac PC which guests are welcome to use for work or internet access.
Outside, the property faces out into a large courtyard with adjoining lawned area which is accessed through a digital gated entry system ensuring complete guest privacy. There is ample private parking including open-fronted double garaging space and also a large boot room with plenty of storage for outdoor gear and fishing kit.
In all, a fantastic space for families, friends or as a base for sporting parties. Enjoy!
Access door leading into the hallway with storage and hanging space. Integrated cupboard with washing machine and separate dryer.
Cloakroom with WC and basin.
Kitchen with integrated appliances with double oven, separate grill, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, two wine fridges and plenty of storage space. Island unit with bar stools for four. Wall-mounted 42” flat screen TV.
Dining with large dining table with comfortable seating for 8-10 guests. Chaise sofa.
Sitting room with large corner sofa, high-backed armchairs, contemporary ceiling suspended wood burner, 65” flat screen TV with basic Sky package, Blu-ray DVD player, Bose bluetooth speaker.
Bedroom one with zip and link beds which can be configured to 6’ super king or two 3’ beds as required, side tables, chest of drawers, hanging rail, window seat, door to the courtyard, 42” flat screen TV.
En-suite wet room shower with rainforest head and separate mixer, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
Bespoke contemporary staircase which has open treads and a glass balustrade leading to:
Upper hall landing with writing desk and Mac PC.
Bedroom two with fixed 6’ super king bed, side tables, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and storage space. Velux window with blackout blinds.
En-suite wet room shower with rainforest head and separate mixer, freestanding bath, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
Bedroom three with fixed 6’ super king bed, side tables, chest of drawers, dressing table. Window with Juliet balcony.
En-suite wet room shower with rainforest head and separate mixer, freestanding bath, heated towel rail, double basin and WC.
Bedroom four with zip and link beds which can be configured to 6’ super king or two 3’ beds as required, side tables, dressing table.
En-suite wet room shower with rainforest head and separate mixer, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
The property faces out into a large enclosed private courtyard which is accessed through a digital gated entry system. There is a large grassed area behind the garage. There is a garden table and chairs seating eight and a gas barbecue. There is a small bistro table with two chairs on the lawn.
There is a large secure boot room with chest freezer, sink, and plenty of storage for outdoor gear and fishing kit.
There is ample private parking in the courtyard including an open-fronted double garaging space.
Babies & Children
Regrettably the property is not felt to be suitable for babies and infants due to the nature of the wood burning stove and open staircase.
Dogs are not permitted.
Highest quality 1000 thread count bed linen and luxurious towels are provided for guests along with guest toiletries. A hairdryer is provided in each bedroom.
Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage
Wi-Fi is available. Mobile reception is good.
Underfloor heating throughout the property. Wood burning stove in the sitting room with generous initial supply of logs provided.
Sitting right in the centre of Kelso guests can enjoy all the amenities of this busy market town with its pretty Flemish style square and rich Georgian and Victorian architecture. You will find excellent local amenities here with plenty of pubs, restaurants and coffee stops to choose from as well as a fine range of independent shops where you are guaranteed a warm welcome. It's also just a short wander to the Scotland's first micro-pub for a fine craft ale or a wee dram after a busy day on the river.
For provisions the town is served by two excellent butchers’ shops, a fishmonger and a number of bakeries, while two large supermarkets sit nearby for all of your holiday needs.
For dining-out, the Cobbles and the Contented Vine are highly regarded for their food and friendly atmosphere, or for light lunches you will find plenty of tempting treats in the many cafes - including 'Off The Square'; the Hoot ‘n Cat; Cafe U or the Terrace Cafe at Floors Castle.
For outdoor sports, Kelso is synonymous with fishing, sitting on the confluence of the rivers Tweed and Teviot, and is a much loved destination for salmon anglers who come to experience world-class fishing on the prolific Middle Tweed salmon beats around this area - Rutherford, Makerstoun, Upper and Lower Floors, Junction and Hendersyde are all within a few miles of the property.
For golf enthusiasts, Kelso Golf Club is an attractive parkland course resting on the edge of the town while the sublime Roxburghe Championship Course sits just 3 miles away - recently voted 6th best course in Scotland by readers of the country’s best selling golf title. There is a pro-shop and PGA golf academy here for those who are new to the game or wish to refine their swing, and if you’re feeling particularly energetic you may decide to finish off your day popping a few clays at the nearby shooting school.
Floors Castle, the magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe is just a ten-fifteen minute walk from the property where visitors can take a tour of the castle led by knowledgeable guides who will introduce you to the history of this exceptional residence and its priceless collection of fine art, tapestries and porcelain. Indulge in an afternoon cream tea at the Terrace Cafe, take a wander through the beautiful grounds of the estate and the pretty walled garden centre, followed perhaps by a visit to the stately homes of Manderston,Mellerstain, Paxton House or Abbotsford which are all within a half hour drive.
The area has endless opportunities for walking and cycling with hundreds of miles of quiet country lanes, way-marked routes and forest trails to explore from short gentle meanders to long distance trails, taking in the outstanding scenery of the Cheviot Hills, the Pennine Way and Dere Street. The Borders Abbeys Way takes in the magnificent monastic ruins of Kelso Abbey, while the Kelso to Roxburgh circular is a scenic 3 hour walking route taking in historic sites of interest and plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities along the way.
For family friendly activities, Shedden Park has a play park, skate park and plenty of green open space for running around, while a swimming pool, fitness studio, gym, and tennis courts all sit just a five minute walk from the property. The town has an ice-rink which is open during the winter months for curling and skating, and a dance studio sits nearby with everything from hip-hop to jazz.
A half-hour will take you to the wonderful heritage coastline with miles of deserted golden sands perfect for rest or play, while the cultural city of Edinburgh is just an hour’s drive where you can take advantage of events such as the vibrant Edinburgh Fringe Festival, exceptional Jazz & Blues Festival, or simply a day-out exploring the exquisite historical architecture of this beautiful city.
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Historic houses and castles
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Children and families
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Cycling & mountain biking
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Shopping, arts and crafts
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Spas and beauty treatments
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Ancestral history research
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Cooks and chefs
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Nannies and babysitters
Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring a fully qualified registered and experienced nanny or babysitter to come to your house.Find Out More
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"Where to start?
First of all, after a wait of over three years (we originally booked our holiday at Coledale Stables in February 2019) we ALL made it to Kelso and had a wonderful, restful, stress-free holiday. Once again, the team at Crabtree & Crabtree were so helpful and easy to deal with. In fact, it wasn’t only the C&C team – everyone in Kelso seemed so welcoming and friendly. After the couple of years we’ve all had it was a real tonic.
The property itself was superb. The layout was perfect for our group of friends – we all had our own space but also enough space to be sociable and to cook & eat together comfortably. We also loved the wall-of-map! As promised in the description we didn’t run out of hot water at any point and we took full advantage of the excellent showers and massive baths. The beds were incredibly comfortable and we couldn’t believe how quiet it was, tucked away in the courtyard – despite being only minutes from the town square."Mercer Family
"We had a lovely time at Coledale Stables. The property was very comfortable and accommodated our party well. We were very central to everything we needed and wouldn’t hesitate to re book should we venture that way again. We would highly recommend Crabtree & Crabtree lettings for their services, they were very easy to deal with from start to finish. We will most certainly look at booking again through them as the properties they deal with appear to be of good quality and comfort."Mrs Wardle & family
"Having just returned home from a stay at Coledale Stables I'd like to say what a great time we had there. The house is stunning and very comfortable with everything you need, a true home from home. Also, as a family, we wouldn't hesitate in using Crabtree & Crabtree in the future if this is an example of the standard of your properties. From the initial booking through to our stay everything went very smoothly, many thanks."Monaghan family
"We had a wonderful time at Coledale Stables, it was a beautiful house one of the best we have stayed in and would love to return one day, our New Year with our family was amazing! As always Crabtree & Crabtree were very helpful and professional!"Brierley family
"Just wanted to let you know that we had a great weekend at Coledale Stables. It's a beautiful house, we loved the location and hope to make a return visit in the future."Watret family
"We had a wonderful stay at Coledale Stables & are also grateful for the ease of booking arrangements through yourselves. We found the house to be extremely comfortable & stylish & particularly enjoyed its ideal setting within Kelso which is a wonderful base. The house is so spacious that it easily accommodated our three generations."Tait Family
"Just a note to say that we had a great time at Coledale Stables. It was a spectacular venue in lovely surroundings with plenty space for everyone. The weather was good and so we had all the windows open and enjoyed the sunshine inside and out. The cottage was beautifully decorated with lovely supplies and the welcome basket was an extra treat."Black family
"Thank you for your friendly and efficient service, from dropping into your office at the end of October to our recent stay. Coledale Stables exceeded our expectations. We spent a fabulous family weekend in this stunning house. Everything was perfect - Kelso even laid on sunshine for our visit! See you again soon."Mclatchie family
- Sorry, dogs are not allowed.
- Regrettably the property is not felt to be suitable for babies and infants due to the nature of the wood burning stove and open staircase.
- Typical arrival day: Saturday during high season. Flexible out of high season.
- Arrival time: 4pm
- Departure time: 10am
"The French ceiling-suspended stove has immediate wow factor!"Angie, Crabtree & Crabtree