Interior Inspiration

Artistic inspiration

Artistic inspiration

The glorious land and seascapes of Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian have long provided inspiration for those with an artistic spirit and desire to create. This is an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles. we explore the artistic histories of three Crabtree & Crabtree cottages that’ll ignite your imagination and have you reaching for your paintbrushes.

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Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

As we spend time foraging for wild garlic along the banks of the Tweed, new-born lambs frolic on unsteady legs and the daylight stretches a touch longer into the evenings, the signs are clear – the winter months are over, and spring has most definitely sprung. With the arrival of the season of new beginnings, we’re certain you’ll find yourself inspired by a selection of our holiday homes and cottages with secret (and not-so-secret!) past lives.

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In conversation with the owner of Cranshaws Manse

In conversation with the owner of Cranshaws Manse

Originally the manse house for the local parish, our delectable Cranshaws Manse has been transformed by the owners into a sublime country home. We chatted to the owner Suzie to find out more about this family-friendly holiday home.

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Coledale Stables - The line of beauty

Coledale Stables - The line of beauty

With a past life as an old stable block, joiner’s workshop and store, Coledale Stables in Kelso is now a wow-factor conversion. The owners spoke to Nichola Hunter for 'Scotland on Sunday'...

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Flight of fancy at Pigeon Loft

Flight of fancy at Pigeon Loft

Once used as an overnight jail, Pigeon Loft in Kirk Yetholm is now a comfortable country cottage. The lovely owner, Amanda, spoke to Nichola Hunter for 'Scotland on Sunday'...

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Coastal bedrooms - interior inspiration

Coastal bedrooms - interior inspiration

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree we readily admit to time spent swooning over the varied interiors in our portfolio. With spring underway and the sunshine beaming through our office windows we’ve spent recent weeks dreaming of long days on the beach. We spoke to some of our coastal owners about the interiors inspiration behind some of our most popular coastal bedrooms.

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