House in Hownam Scotland
Glebe House Jedburgh Hownam Southern Scotland Self Catering Vacation Rental Lodgings Accommodations
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Host: Sarah Fraser-Ballantyne
Address: Hownam, Scotland TD5 8AL
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Fax: 01896 870 664
Attractions\Activities: The Borders is steeped in history and as a result many cultural attractions and activities are within easy driving distance, including some of the more significant historic abbeys, houses and castles.
You may also enjoy visiting the market towns of Kelso and Jedburgh to enjoy their excellent local shopping, or if you time it right the Border rugby sevens tournaments in the spring and the Common Riding Festivals throughout the summer months. Hawick, Galashiels and Jedburgh are renowned for their woollen and cashmere mills.
Glebe House is an ideal self catering holiday accommodation for anyone who loves the peace and tranquility of lush green Scottish hills and valleys with grazing farm animals.
Located very close to Dere Street, the Pennine and St Cuthbert’s Way, our holiday home is a hill walker’s paradise: just put your boots on and step out of the door. There are trails for mountain biking; Roman ruins for exploring; rivers for fishing; nature for enjoying and wide open space for getting away from it all. The historic Border Abbey towns of Kelso and Jedburgh are within 10 miles, each with numerous attractions, and good shopping.
In addition to a couple games of table tennis or croquet on the lawn, bird spotting in the large garden and a barbecue by the Kale Water (unfenced) or lazing in a chair at the summerhouses there are numerous outdoor and sporting activities within easy reach, summer or winter.
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General Information: Set among the rolling Cheviot Hills, Glebe House is a far cry from the pressures of daily life. Our vacation rental property is a beautiful 4 bedroom country house on two floors, set in manicured gardens on the banks of the Kale River in Hownam, Southern Scotland.
It enjoys magnificent south facing views of the Cheviot Hills while taking advantage of the sun on blue sky days which pours through it large bay windows. Glebe House is the former church manse to the small and unspoilt village of Hownam, Scotland. It is surrounded by fields and hills grazed by sheep, cattle and ponies.
Our self catering holiday house accommodates 8 people in 4 grand bedrooms with 3.5 large bathrooms. From the drawing room to the bedrooms, every room has splendid views of the Cheviot Hills, double glazing and central heating. The house is handsomely furnished with many period pieces, well suited to such a generously appointed house.
Relax and settle into a good book before the log fire in the spacious drawing room. Comfortably furnished with armchairs and sofas, it is warm and well lit. In it you will find a TV, VCR, Hi Fi and Lap Top computer, board games and book-lined shelves.
Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, PayPal, cheques.
Rates: (Prices quoted in UK Pounds)
Supply of towels, linen and electricity are all included in the rental.