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1 / 12  Views towards the property
2 / 12  The great hall with open fire place
3 / 12  Dining area
4 / 12  Master bedroom
5 / 12  One of five beautiful bedrooms
6 / 12  One of five beautiful bedrooms
7 / 12  Games room
8 / 12  History
9 / 12  Spiral stair case
10 / 12  Gardens
11 / 12  Sitting room
12 / 12  Study
Views towards the property
The great hall with open fire place
Dining area
Master bedroom
One of five beautiful bedrooms
One of five beautiful bedrooms
Games room
History
Spiral stair case
Gardens
Sitting room
Study
1 / 12  Views towards the property
2 / 12  The great hall with open fire place
3 / 12  Dining area
4 / 12  Master bedroom
5 / 12  One of five beautiful bedrooms
6 / 12  One of five beautiful bedrooms
7 / 12  Games room
8 / 12  History
9 / 12  Spiral stair case
10 / 12  Gardens
11 / 12  Sitting room
12 / 12  Study

Tower

| Selkirk (5mls SW), Scottish Borders
11
5
6
Dogs allowed 2
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly
Wedding venues
Castles
Unique
2 more

At a glance

  • Beautifully presented 16th Century castle creating a unique holiday home experience
  • A great location for keen walkers and cyclists with plenty of activities to enjoy
  • The city of Edinburgh is easily reached using the local train
  • Visit some of the area’s beautiful locations including Bowhill House and Yarrow Valleys
  • On-site games room equipped with table tennis and board games to keep the whole family entertained
Property code: TOWER

Beautifully presented 16th Century castle set within private grounds and enjoying enviable views across the Scottish Border’s rolling hills and countryside.

Situated midway between Northumberland and Edinburgh, this stunning period property makes a magical holiday home for a larger family or a group of friends looking for a unique, quirky and memorable retreat. Dating back to the 16th century, this beautifully updated castle offers delightful accommodation for 11 guests across five bedrooms and makes a wonderful base for exploring this beautiful part of the Borders region. Set within private grounds, the property is ideal for walkers and cyclists looking to explore the Yarrow Valley. The tower offers splendid views over the surrounding countryside and the property also features an excellent games room. A number of extras can be arranged in advance, including catering, a daily maid and butler service.

This magnificent property is situated at the end of a long track road within private grounds. The ground floor is home to the fully equipped kitchen, which is a pleasure to prepare meals in, and which features a grand dining table perfect for a celebratory meal. You will also find the spacious games room on the ground floor, where you can play table tennis and a range of board games. Heading up to the first floor, the great hall contains comfortable seating and an open fire in a grand stone fireplace and is a lovely spot to curl up in the evening and chat about the day. Entering the tower, the study is ideal for anyone needing a quiet spot to enjoy a book in front of a traditional wood burner. A light and relaxing lounge has a TV and iPod dock so you can sit back with a favourite movie. The stylishly furnished bedrooms are full of character. Arranged over the three top floors of the building, they offer stunning rural views, are fitted with high-quality handmade beds and can be reached via a stone spiral staircase. There are extensive mature and beautiful enclosed gardens for you to explore. A choice of garden furniture is provided making this an ideal spot for you to relax with a glass of wine or an al fresco meal.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 5 bedrooms: 3 king-size zip-and-link with en-suites, 1 double en-suite and 1 super-king-size en-suite
  • 5 bathrooms: 5 en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms and 2 separate WC’s
  • AGA, fridge, freezer, microwave, espresso machine, dishwasher and pantry
  • Utility room: washing machine, tumble dryer and additional fridge
  • Trout fishing
  • Games room with table tennis and board games
  • Open fire in great hall
  • Woodburner in study
  • Heating and electricity included
  • Bath robes provided
  • Steep stone, spiral staircases – care must be taken
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Pub/restaurant 1 mile, shops 4 miles
  • TV & DVD, Freeview, iPod docking station, CD and Hi-Fi
  • Selection of books available
  • Catering, butler and daily maid can be arranged, pre booking essential.

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