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Edenside House

Kelso, Scottish Borders

The elegant proportions of this six bedroom Georgian townhouse with open fire and classic period styling is a warm and welcoming gathering place for relaxation, celebrations or country pursuits.

Edenside House

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Overview

Hidden away at the end of a leafy drive in a substantial private garden, the elegant proportions of this six bedroom Georgian townhouse with open fire and classic period styling is a warm and welcoming gathering place for relaxation, celebrations or country pursuits.

Six bedroom Georgian townhouse

Close to renowned Lower and Middle Tweed fishing beats and just a gentle wander from the charming cobbled Market Square of Kelso, this grade II listed property has ample entertaining space for extended families, friends and sporting parties, with the option of privately catered services for the ultimate holiday indulgence.

Arranged over three floors, the overall feel is comfortably elegant with generous proportions, working shutters and delightful cornicing offset by quality furnishings and antique detailing. The period lines of the drawing room and dining room on the ground floor are perfect for entertaining, whilst the Adam style curve of the open plan kitchen is a super spot to sit and contemplate the day ahead cradling a morning coffee as the morning sun filters gently through the trees.

On the second and third floor, the subtle heritage shades of the six double bedrooms (two en-suite) feature big cosy beds and quality linens, each with zip and link option for complete flexibility.

Outside, the house sits in 1.85 acres of lawned garden flanked by large coniferous and deciduous trees for complete privacy and perhaps a spot of croquet on the lawn and an afternoon barbecue on the terrace.

Property details

Lower Ground Floor

There is a substantial basement with a large boot room offering plenty of space for dogs, along with storage/hanging space and heating for drying outdoor gear. A large freezer is provided.

Ground floor

Drawing room with open fire, large sofas and generous armchairs. Three large windows give views over the substantial private garden.

Formal dining room with large dining table seating twelve guests with separate serving table, original marble fireplace and views over the garden.

Kitchen with Rangemaster electric double oven, five burner gas hob, hot plate, large fridge with freezer box, integrated dishwasher and microwave. Informal dining space with seating for ten. Wall mounted flat screen TV, CD and radio. There is a freezer in the basement.

Cloakroom with original Thunderbox WC and basin.

First floor

Utility room with washing machine and dryer.

Sitting room with original wood panelling, feature fireplace and lovely curved proportions overlooking the rear garden. Six armchairs, curved screen TV with Freeview and Blu-ray DVD player.

Bedroom one with zip and link beds which can be set up as 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required. Large wardrobe, chest of drawers, side table.

Bedroom two with zip and link beds which can be set up as 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required. Large wardrobe, chest of drawers, two side tables, dressing table.

Bedroom three with zip and link beds which can be set up as 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required. Large wardrobe, chest of drawers, two side tables, dressing table.

En-suite bathroom - with roll top bath and hand shower, basin, heated towel rail, shaving point, WC.

Family bathroom with roll top bath with shower over with rainforest head, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Family bathroom with roll top bath with shower over with rainforest head, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Second Floor

Bedroom four with combed ceiling, wood panelling and zip and link beds which can be set up as 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required, chest of drawers and basin with shaving point.

Bedroom five with combed ceiling, feature fireplace and zip and link beds which can be set up as 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required. Large wardrobe, chest of drawers, two side tables, dressing table.

Small en-suite bathroom with roll top bath and hand shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC.

Bedroom six with zip and link beds which can be set up as 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required. Large wardrobe, chest of drawers, two side tables, dressing table, wall lined bookcases.

Family bathroom with roll top bath with shower over, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Outside

The property sits in 1.85 acres of lawned garden flanked by large coniferous and deciduous trees for privacy.

Parking

There is ample private parking in the large driveway to the front of the property.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Two well behaved dogs are welcome but they must be kept to the kitchen and boot room/basement area only. Under no circumstances are they permitted in the wider property. They must be kept to the boot room/basement area until they are clean and dry.

Guest amenities

The beds are made up with high quality bed linen. A hairdryer is supplied in each bedroom. Luxurious bath sheets, hand towels and face cloths are provided for all guests.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. There is good mobile coverage on most networks.

Heating

Edenside House has gas central heating in addition to the open fire in the drawing room. An initial supply of logs are provided.

Location

Kelso is a thriving market town set around a charming cobbled square with rich historical features and architecture including the outstanding Abbey ruins, the grandeur of Floors Castle and the splendid Rennie Bridge where the grooves made by the ‘reluctant pennies’ of those crossing the bridge towards the toll-house in the early 1800’s can still be seen along the parapet to this day.

You will find excellent local amenities here and the town is home to a super range of independent shops and country sports outlets where you can indulge in a little retail therapy, or purchase fresh local produce and holiday provisions from quality independent traders, including a fabulous fishmongers, butchers shop, and a number of small bakeries.

For dining-out, The Cobbles and Oscars Restaurant are both highly regarded for their friendly atmosphere and excellent food, or for light lunches you will find plenty of tempting treats in the many cafes in the town - including 'Off The Square', the Hoot ‘n Cat, or the Terrace at Floors Castle. Alternatively why not enjoy a little bit of food heaven in the Roux Restaurant at the nearby Roxburghe Hotel.

Activities

Children and families

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.

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Fishing

Fishing

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.

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Historic houses and castles

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.

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Walking

Walking

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.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

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.

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

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!

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Shopping, arts and crafts

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.

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Museums, galleries and culture

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.

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Cycling & mountain biking

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.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Spas and beauty treatments

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.

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

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.

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Gardens

Gardens

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.

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Golf

Golf

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.

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

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.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"Just to let you know we thought Edenside House was absolutely perfect. Although it may have been a bit large for just the 5 of us, we loved it. The house was beautifully decorated and had everything we needed."

Kemble & friends

"We had a wonderful week at Edenside House and found everything excellent so thank you all very much. Our dog had a fantastic day running along the sand at Bamburgh and tasted sea water for the first time in his life. Very best wishes to you all."

Ford family

"On behalf of our ladies walking group we would like you to pass on our thanks to the owner for a wonderful stay. The accommodation was first class. Clean and well equipped, comfortable chairs, sofas and beds, and luxurious bedding and towels."

Crawford & friends

"Excellent stay as ever. House was immaculate and perfect for our needs. Have booked for next year already."

Kemble & friends

"The housekeeper was so friendly and helpful. The house exceeded our expectations and was the perfect place for my birthday celebrations. This is by far the best place we have ever stayed, everything was just perfect. Thank you to the team at Crabtree & Crabtree, excellent customer service."

Ms Squires & friends

"The location was perfect - so near to the centre of Kelso yet so secluded and sheltered. The layout of the house and the rooms met all of our requirements - spacious, well appointed and very comfortable with excellent views of the attractive gardens. The facilities were of a very high standard - everything did what it was supposed to do. Finally, the housekeeper had the house in immaculate condition. She was always at hand to meet the few requests we had: excellent service. We had a great time in a great  house which was exactly what we were looking for!"

Donaldson family

"As you know we have been booking through you for our fishing week many many times. We have loved the houses we have stayed at but never found the perfect one. Have this time. Edenside was wonderful. We all enjoyed ourselves thoroughly including the dogs. The garden was overflowing with flowers as well as being secure. Despite being in the middle of Kelso we felt we were in the countryside. The house lacked nothing and far exceeding expectations. The housekeeper was instantly there to replace a light bulb and be of such great help. The kitchen area was perfect for entertaining and we never even ventured to the lounge or the TV room or the dining room. Access to the outside from the kitchen suited us all including the dogs. We enjoyed some of the artwork with our Norfolk connections."

Webster family

"Just to let you know that we all eleven really enjoyed our stay in this gorgeous house. We very much appreciated the high standard of all the furnishings and fittings, and the thought given to our comfort and convenience with beds, towels etc. As a group of old friends of a certain age, who have an annual holiday together, a comfortable house is vital to a good holiday and this one was exceptional. As the weather was glorious, we were outside much of the time in the beautiful garden. The housekeeper was very attentive and helpful. A very successful holiday in beautiful surroundings."

Ms Laurie & friends
Location In the town of Kelso.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome. Additional dogs may be considered on request.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Saturday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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At 1.85 acres, the garden here is not so little! This is the ideal place for an afternoon barbecue, your morning coffee or even a spot of croquet. The little things we love...
"At 1.85 acres, the garden here is not so little! This is the ideal place for an afternoon barbecue, your morning coffee or even a spot of croquet."
Angie, Crabtree & Crabtree
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