Thairn - Scottish Borders Self Catering with a Little Extra

Our third cottage, Thairn, has a wee touch here and there to make your Scottish Borders break even more relaxing. Whilst all on one level, just like our other two cottages, Thairn benefits from a slightly bigger bedroom with an extra-long, king-size bed – great for taller guests.

A guest bed can be added in the bedroom or in the spacious lounge to sleep 3 in total, and conveniently stored away in a cupboard during the day. In the bathroom, there's a separate walk-in shower as well as a bath, and the kitchen has a built-in oven/grill as well as a separate microwave oven and a dishwasher. During winter 2018-19 the kitchen was revamped and a dishwasher installed as well as extra crockery.

Highly accessible, Thairn is adjacent to our large, level car park and approached on a flagstone path - good for the ambulant disabled who use a wheelchair outdoors. Directly off the south-facing living room is your own private conservatory, perfect for dining whilst watching the big Borders skies in peace and quiet.

A spacious self catering cottage in the Scottish Borders
Relax infront of your wood stove, we provide plenty of wood.
Thairn cottage's spacious living room has a dining area at one end and large windows overlooking the cottage garden.
Thairn cottage living room has a wood burning stove for which we provide lots of home grown wood.
Thairn cottage bedroom has room for an extra bed, or travel cot which we can provide.
Thairn cottage kitchen has lots of natural light via the large window.
Thairn has a spacious well equip kitchen.
Welcome tray with home baking for our guests.
Thairn cottage has space for an extra bed or travel cot in the bedroom
Thairn cottage has an extra long king size bed and a magnificent view into the cottage garden.
Thairn cottage spacious bathroom has a walk in shower and a separate bath
Level path from the car park into Thairn cottage.
Wide variety of birds to watch from your conservatory
You'll be warm in your cottage all year round.
Floor plan of Thairn cottage
Enjoy a glass of wine before dinner watching the bird life in your south facing conservatory

Facilities – Thairn Self Catering Cottage near Kelso

Cycle routes waymarked walks, and visitor attractions close by mean guests can be as active or as relaxed as they wish at Burnbrae. We're on hand, on-site to help you with local information, whether it's a gentle stroll from Thairn's private patio to the river below or a drive to nearby Mellerstain House or Floors Castle.

There's a heated drying room for wet clothing/equipment in the cottage, plus lockable storage for golf clubs, bikes, fishing tackle, buggies etc onsite. A peaceful, rural, luxury cottage yet Kelso - with its independent shops, eateries, and cobbled streets - is only 3 miles away.

At a glance

  • Private south- facing conservatory and patio
  • Superfast fibre Wi-Fi throughout the cottage, included.
  • Log burner (logs provided)
  • Extra-long, king size bed
  • Space in the bedroom or living room for an extra bed or travel cot which we can provide
  • Bathroom with both bath and walk-in shower
  • Well-equipped kitchen, dishwasher, oven with grill, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer.
  • Mini Hi-Fi with I-Pod docking station
  • 43 inch SMART TV
  • Pet free cottage
  • Heated drying room in cottage
  • Washing machine and tumble drier for guests' use on-site
  • Lockable cycle, golf, fishing gear storage room on site
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