Bedrooms: 9 Bathrooms: 5; Sleeps: 16 + 2
A classical Georgian style farmhouse, Howford sits in an elevated and private position overlooking the River Tweed and in the heart of the Tweed Valley.
Set amidst the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, 5 miles from the picturesque market town of Peebles and 50 minutes to Edinburgh, this is a relaxed country home suitable for family gatherings, reunions, celebrations and small weddings which can be held at neighbouring Traquair House.
Part of the Traquair Estate, Howford is a 10 minute walk to Traquair, Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House and Traquair offers a range of exclusive offers to guests staying at Howford including dining facilities in the eighteenth century Dining Room, use of the tennis court and free entry to house and grounds.
The house has recently been renovated and is furnished with antique furniture and a stunning collection of modern art. Still retaining many of their original features, the rooms are large and spacious with an elegant Drawing Room and snug downstairs, formal Dining Room and large farmhouse kitchen complete with aga as well as electric cooker. There is also a large utility room with ample spacing for washing and drying clothes.
Upstairs there are 5 well apportioned bedrooms all with luxurious beds including a four poster and a further 2 bedrooms in the rear wing all with large zip and link beds that can be converted to twins or king size doubles. On the third floor there are two large attic rooms with their own bathroom that can sleep up to 4 people, ideal for children or teenagers who want to be self contained.
On the ground floor there is a fully accessible bedroom with a ramp to entrance and accessible shower/bathroom. The ground floor is fully accessible for wheelchair users.
There are a wealth of amenities and attractions nearby including the world famous mountain biking forest of Glentress, an 18 hole championship golf course at nearby Cardrona and 9 hole course at Innerleithen; wonderful walking including access to the Southern Upland Way; trout and salmon fishing in season; leisure cycling including an off road cycle path from Innerleithen to Peebles as well as a superb range of attractions such as gardens, historic houses and border abbeys all within 30 minutes drive of the house.
|Free WiFi||Disabled Access|
|Dogs welcome||Large spacious garden|
|In house catering available if required||Aga/Electric cooker/microwave|
|Short Breaks||Baby Grand Piano|
|TV Freeview channels||Hairdryers in rooms|
|Washing machine/drying facilities||Welcome basket|
|Housekeeping service if required||Free entry to Traquair House|
|Open fire - starter supply of logs||Use of tennis court|
|DVD player||Garden Furniture/Bar BQ|