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Goshen Cottage

Kelso, Scottish Borders

Centrally located in the picturesque town of Kelso, Goshen Cottage has been lovingly restored by the owners to a high standard throughout and is perfectly positioned for exploring Kelso and the wider Scottish Borders.

Goshen Cottage

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Overview

Centrally located in the picturesque town of Kelso, Goshen Cottage has been lovingly restored by the owners to a high standard throughout and is perfectly positioned for exploring Kelso and the wider Scottish Borders.

Deceptively spacious and contemporary interior

Belying its period exterior, the deceptively spacious, contemporary interior includes some delightful architectural features which add character and charm. In the sitting room there’s a fabulous slate stack wall with wood burning stove for cosy evenings in, while during the warmer months, french doors lead to the pretty, enclosed garden with all-weather artificial turf, seating area and barbecue - an idyllic sheltered, sunny spot just perfect for Pimms!

The dining room seats six people comfortably and a Victorian cast-iron fireplace provides an elegant focal feature to the room. The smart, shaker-style kitchen comes very well equipped and a vibrant splashback adds a pop of colour. Upstairs there’s an opulent master bedroom with an adjoining single room for a child, a family bathroom with huge bath and an additional single bedroom on a mezzanine level. A pull-out double bed in the sitting room is also available at no additional fee.

Property details

Lower Ground Floor

Sitting room with comfortable double sofa, two large armchairs and a wood burning stove with logs supplied. Flat screen TV with Freeview. There is a double pull-out bed available on request with no additional fee. There are doors leading out to the garden.

Cloakroom with basin and WC.

Ground floor

Entrance hallway.

Dining room with seating for 6. Feature Victorian fireplace and TV with Freeview.

Well-equipped kitchen with all modern amenities, including large stainless steel oven with hob, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine and dryer.

Bedroom three with single bed.

First floor

Master bedroom with french style Rococco double bed.

Bedroom two with single bed - accessed from the master bedroom.

Family bathroom with large bath with shower over, basin and WC.

Outside

To the rear of the property sits a pretty enclosed walled garden area with decking, all-weather artificial turf, seating and gas barbecue with gas provided.

Parking

There is on street parking in front of the cottage.

Children & babies

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Regretfully Goshen Cottage is not suitable for dogs.

Guest amenities

Bed linen, towels and guest toiletries are provided for guests.

Wi-Fi & Mobile coverage

Wi-Fi is available. Mobile coverage is good on most networks.

Heating

Gas central heating throughout.

Location

The property is located a two minute walk from Kelso’s charming cobbled town square, once described by Sir Walter Scott as ‘the most beautiful if not the most romantic village in Scotland’. Today it retains much of that charm and remains one of the most attractive and scenic towns in the region with its Flemish-style square and rich Georgian and Victorian architecture. You will find excellent local amenities here and a super range of independent shops where you are guaranteed some friendly chats along the way. There is a good range of pubs, bars and restaurants serving everything from a pie and a pint to fine local produce.

Activities

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

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

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Reviews

"We had a lovely stay at Goshen Cottage, it was very welcoming with every you would need! We thought the personal touches such as fresh flowers and wine were a lovely touch. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a lovely place to stay in Kelso, very handy for town centre."

Sinclair family

"We had a fantastic time, even the weather was better than forecasted and the garden got plenty of use too. It is a great house for a group of friends to go too, plenty of space for all the girls to spread about and perfect sleeping arrangements for us. We had no comments to improve the house and no criticisms at all. One of the things we loved the most was the proximity to the town, we were up and down a few times every day dittering about. We will definitely be booking this property again. The Crabtree & Crabtree website is my favourite cottage website."

Mackay family

"We had a lovely time at Goshen Cottage. The cottage is wonderful, and the welcome pack was very impressive, and appreciated, good to see the owners using Scottish products too. Loved the log burner, very welcome with the weather we had. Would love to come back again in the summer time. Would highly recommend the cottage, booking was straight forward, and instructions and directions were spot on."

Beddie family

"We found Goshen Cottage to be a high standard of accommodation. We appreciated the welcome pack of essentials! The log burner and Jamie Oliver BBQ was the icing on the cake. We look forward to staying with Crabtree & Crabtree again and already recommended Goshen Cottage to friends and family."

Bentley family
Location In the town of Kelso.
Dogs
  • Sorry, dogs are not allowed.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Saturday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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The pretty, enclosed garden - an idyllic sheltered, sunny spot just perfect for Pimms. The little things we love...
"The pretty, enclosed garden - an idyllic sheltered, sunny spot just perfect for Pimms."
Lynn, Crabtree & Crabtree
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