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Dignity

Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

A fabulous barn conversion nestled amongst rolling hills at Blackhaugh, a stunning stretch of countryside between Galashiels and Selkirk.

Dignity

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Overview

A fabulous barn conversion nestled amongst rolling hills at Blackhaugh, a stunning stretch of countryside between Galashiels and Selkirk.

A fabulous barn conversion nestled amongst rolling hills

Blackhaugh has been farmed by the Elliot family for six generations and Dignity takes its name from the farm's famous and much sought-after ram.

The accommodation is light and spacious and beautifully-presented with fabulous views over rolling farmland to the hills beyond. The natural surroundings are reflected in the interior where oak, slate and granite sit alongside warm, earthy colours, cosy Anta tweeds and an interesting collection of original artwork. Each of the bedrooms is individually-designed and all have sumptuous beds with superior quality mattresses and bed linen to guarantee a good night's sleep.

Outside there is an external dining area and barbecue for the warmer months and guests are welcome to explore the farm which extends to some 2,000 acres and includes some fabulous walks. For keen walkers and cyclists St Cuthbert's Way, the Four Abbeys Cycle Route, Innerleithen's famous Red Bull down-hill and cross country trails and the 2,500 acre Glentress forest are all close by.

Property details

Ground Floor

Fabulous open-plan kitchen area with large range cooker, dishwasher and large fridge / freezer.

Dining area with large table seating up to 8 guests and iPod docking station.

Seating area with wood burning stove and TV with Freeview and DVD player.

Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, kitchen maid, iron and ironing board.

Shower room with electric shower, heated towel rail, WC and basin.

There is a split level floor comprising:

Sitting room with superb views with large leather corner sofa, large TV with Freeview and DVD player, piano and guitar.

Master bedroom with four poster king size bed and large wardrobe and French doors onto patio area. Fluffy bathrobes provided in master bedroom only.

En-suite shower room with shower, WC and basin.

First floor

Bedroom two with 3’ bed, desk and small wardrobe with drawers combined.

Bedroom three with king size bed and large wardrobe.

En-suite shower room with shower, WC and basin.

Bedroom four with 3’ bed, desk and small wardrobe with drawers combined.

Bedroom five with zip and link beds which can be set up as a super king double or twin as preferred and large wardrobe.

Family bathroom with bath, walk in shower, WC and basin.

Outside

There is a small enclosed garden to the rear of the property and a stone terrace to the front with barbecue and outside furniture. Guests have use of the wider farm for walking which extends to some 2,000 acres.

There is a hot tub for guest use seating 6 guests.

Parking

There is private parking for up to 4 cars to the rear of the house.

Babies & Children

A travel cot, highchair and stair gates are available on request.

Dogs

One dog is welcome at Dignity for an additional fee of £20. We would ask that your pet is kept to the kitchen and dining areas only. Please note that Blackhaugh is a working farm and dogs must be kept under control at all times.

Guest amenities

Luxurious bed linen is provided. Towels are provided for each guest. Guest toiletries are provided. A hairdryer is supplied in the master bedroom.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

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

Heating

There is ground source central underfloor heating. Logs are provided for the wood burning stove.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together, this property can be booked alongside Time, sleeping 8. The properties are detached but sit adjacent to each other.

Fishing on site

The estate has a loch for wild brown trout fishing which also provides an idyllic picnic spot.

Location

Dignity's location offers the best of both worlds; a peaceful rural setting yet within easy reach of extensive amenities at Galashiels (6 miles) and the pretty mill town of Selkirk (8 miles) which offers a good selection of independent shops. There is a pub in the nearby village of Clovenfords (a 5 minute drive) and Windlestraw Lodge in nearby Walkerburn is a local hidden gem that is well worth a visit.

Activities

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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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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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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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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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

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

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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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Reviews

"Dignity is a truly five star property and the best we have ever stayed in during our almost 30 years of trips to various regions of Scotland for salmon fishing. Well done to the owner, and to Crabtree & Crabtree for being the agents." 

Turnham family

"Further to your email, we just want to say that we very much enjoyed staying in the Scottish Borders  at 'Dignity'.  The accommodation was very spacious, the facilities were good and its in a lovely location.  All eight of us enjoyed exploring the area and there was plenty to do and lots of nice places to see.  We were very satisfied with our accommodation and will certainly look to use you again in the future. Thanks for your all your help"

Mr Hoare
Location Rural - 7 miles from Innerleithen.
Dogs
  • One dog is welcome with a charge of £20.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday during high season with the additional option of Monday out of high season.
  • Arrival time: 3pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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The inviting interior and cosy Anta tweeds combined with personal touches from the owner offer a warm welcome. The little things we love...
"The inviting interior and cosy Anta tweeds combined with personal touches from the owner offer a warm welcome."
Angie, Crabtree & Crabtree