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Braeburn Cottage

Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

Set amidst beautiful countryside on a private country estate, a stay at Braeburn Cottage offers endless rolling hills, a toasty fire and peace perfect peace. 

Braeburn Cottage

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Overview

Set amidst beautiful countryside on a private country estate, a stay at Braeburn Cottage offers endless rolling hills, a toasty fire and peace perfect peace.

For peaceful relaxation amidst endless rolling countryside

This pretty two bedroom cottage really is a place to do as little or as much as you would like. The accommodation features a small cosy sitting room with wood burning stove for chilly days, a well equipped kitchen, and two bright sunny bedrooms offering comfortable accommodation for couples or families.

The property adjoins Bramley Cottage for larger groups wishing to holiday together and sits in a private spot with a sunny courtyard to the rear and views over rolling hills from the doorstep.

The property sits on the Edgerston Estate just south of Jedburgh and its position will appeal to peaceful relaxers, walkers, cyclists and country sports enthusiasts who will be able to take full advantage of its position in acres of open countryside.

Dating right back to 1448, Edgerston has a rich history, playing a prominent part in Reiver skirmishes in early days and then notable literary connections with some of the most distinguished writers of the time including Sir Walter Scott, John Buchan and J M Barrie. Today it operates as a private shooting estate and working farm.

Property details

Ground floor

Compact sitting room with a large double sofa and armchair set around a cosy wood burning stove. There is a small dining table with seating for four and a wall mounted Freesat TV.

Well-equipped galley kitchen with electric grill and oven, ceramic hob, toaster, integrated dishwasher, kettle, Nespresso coffee maker (pod type), and integrated fridge with ice compartment (no freezer). Please note that there is a two step drop from the living area to the kitchen. There is no washing machine in the property, however washing facilities are available in the building opposite the cottage.

Shower room with WC, basin, heated towel rail and shaving point.

Bedroom one with king size bed, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets.

First Floor

Bedroom two features combed ceilings with twin beds, crisp linens and pretty tweed accents. There is a storage area and hanging rail at the top of the stairwell.

Family bathroom with bath, basin, WC, heated towel rail and shaving point.

Outside

There is a rear courtyard area which is shared with Bramley Cottage. Outdoor patio furniture is supplied. Guests are welcome to walk the wider grounds of the estate but access is restricted around the main house.

There are washing and drying facilities in the building opposite the cottages. This also serves as the estate laundry, therefore access may be restricted at certain times.

Parking

Parking is not permitted outside the cottages, unless for unloading purposes. There is a private parking area directly opposite the cottages which runs behind the laundry building, to the left of the walled garden.

Children & Babies

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

The property is not suitable for dogs.

Guest amenities

Bed linen, towels, bathrobes and guest toiletries are supplied. Hairdryers are also provided.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

The property benefits from free Wi-Fi but please note that this can be slow and occasionally intermittent. The mobile reception is patchy on most networks. A landline is provided for reasonable use by guests. 

Heating

Heating throughout the property which is thermostatically controlled. Wood burning stove in the sitting room. Additional logs and kindling supplied.

Guest Privacy

Please note that the adjoining cottage may be used by the estate during the shooting season (November-January) for shoot days on the estate and as a result there may be associated movement of people in and around this area. Please contact us if you have any concerns.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together this cottage can be booked alongside Bramley Cottage, sleeping 8. The cottages are located next to each other. 

Location

Despite its rural position, Braeburn Cottage has good amenities close by and is incredibly well positioned for exploring attractions north and south of the border. The historic market town of Jedburgh with its magnificent 12th century abbey ruins, sits just 6 miles from the cottage where you will find a good selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes and pubs as well as a leisure pool, fitness centre, small dry ski slope and 18 hole golf course.

Activities

For outdoor pursuits, pack a picnic and enjoy leisurely walking and cycling directly from the house through estate grounds and woodland. A lovely walk through the walled garden and over the field will take you towards the Loch and the hills beyond which provide breathtaking views of the area and plenty of rich wildlife spotting opportunities. Wellies are a good idea for any field walks, and children can enjoy a spot of paddling or a fun game of pooh stick on the nearby Kaim Water which runs through the estate.

For cycling, the Oxnam Cycle Route just a short distance from the property, a mostly low level trail with historical points along the way and one or two steep climbs where you will be rewarded with far-reaching views. There are a number of waymarked walking routes from Jedburgh, including the scenic Howden, Hunthill and Sandyhill Road which takes in a superb panoramic vista from the highest point near Belvidere Wood.

The Whitelee Moor National Nature Reserve sits 7 miles from the cottage, one of Britain’s most important upland reserves and home to birds of prey, including merlin, buzzard, peregrine falcon and hen harrier. Skylark, stonechat and meadow pipit are also common across the site, while otters often hunt along the Rede and wild goats can be seen on the border with Kielderhead.

The Kielder Water and Forest Park is an easy drive south (23 miles) and is home to the largest man-made lake in northern Europe. There is something for everyone here including water sports enthusiasts, cyclists, walkers, naturalists, artists, families and photographers. A highlight is the star gazing treat at the Kielder Observatory where you can view the outstanding dark skies of the Northumberland National Park using powerful telescopes and may be lucky enough to see passing comets or a stunning meteor shower.

Alternatively, a half-hour drive from the property will take you to Newcastleton, home to the outstanding 7Stanes mountain biking centre and Rock UK outdoor centre where you can experience a vast range of cycling trails, family adventure days, canoeing, climbing, zip rides, abseiling, walking and fishing.

For shooting, there are extensive options across the Scottish Borders, the nearest being Lothian Estates which sits in over 20,000 acres of rolling borders countryside. The mixed terrain and extensive size of the estate lends itself to many types of shooting with mini driven days, walked up shooting, as well as duck and goose flighting on various locations.

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

"Braeburn Cottage is really lovely. Very good quality fittings and bedding etc. Beautifully clean and very well looked after. Welcome pack supplied which was very much appreciated- this was our 2nd visit and we will go back again in the future."

Mrs Ashall
Location On the private, rural Edgerston Estate - 7 miles from Jedburgh.
Dogs
  • Sorry, dogs are not allowed.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday during high season. Flexible out of high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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