Enjoying an idyllic situation on the 33,000-acre Douglas Estate, surrounded by open countryside and panoramic views, these three attached holiday cottages, set within a courtyard, have been renovated and furnished to a 5 star standard and provide excellent accommodation from which to explore the surrounding areas. Woodland walks are available direct from the door, and the Southern Upland Way, Scotland’s coast to coast long distance walk, runs close by. It is an ideal base for hill walking, fishing, wildlife and bird-watching, sightseeing or one of the many country estate pursuits available locally. Nearby Biggar has an array of specialist shops, pubs, eateries, Victorian-style puppet theatre, museums, boating and paddling pools, tennis courts and the famous Hogmanay bonfire and street party. Within easy reach are the cities of Edinburgh, with Scotland’s most famous castle dominating the city skyline, world-class museums, galleries, restaurants and bars, and Glasgow, a vibrant bustling city and home to the Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera. Shops 7 miles, pub 2 miles.
- Wood-burning stove - fuel inc
- Elec, eco-friendly biomass district CH, bed linen and towels inc
- Two digital TVs
- Broadband connection
- Shared, landscaped courtyard garden, each cottage with separate seating area with furniture
- Set in natural woodland and surrounded by rolling countryside in 33,000-acre estate
- Parking (for 2 cars)
- Natural spring water supply
- No smoking
- Wheelchair access
- NB: Small unfenced stream in woodland
Spacious living room with wood-burning stove, oak floor and French doors. Large well-equipped kitchen with tiled floor and seating area with wooden floor. Three double bedrooms, each with 6ft zip & link bed; one with TV and fully tiled en-suite shower room and toilet. Fully tiled bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Separate toilet with tiled floor.
Customer Reviews of Beech Cottage, nr Biggar, Lanarkshire - Sleeps 6
1st comment: Beautifully restored barn conversion. Lovely furnishings throughout, very tasteful. The bedrooms were large and we had a party of six and there was plenty of room for all of us. We had a really great holiday and would definitely return. June 2011.
2nd comment: Excellent place. Nearest shop atleast 2 miles away so make sure you have enough food and drink in stock. March 2011.
3rd comment: Lovely property, spacious and comfortably furnished. Dec 2010.
4th comment: Beautifully furnished. Dec 2010.
5th comment: The property was extremely spacious and well laid out. All functional rooms were well laid out with good quality futniture and white goods. Plenty of room for 6 adults not to feel cramped if forced to spend time indoors as could be expected at certain times of the year in this location. Large ensuite and family bathrooms, good heating with feature wood burning stove. Overall a very pleasant experience. Oct 2010.
6th comment: Secluded and peaceful. April 2010.
7th comment: Very classy, very clean, very well organised, homely and warm. March 2010.
8th comment: Clean and new. March 2010.
9th comment: Beech Cottage is the best cottage we have stayed in. It was immaculate, gorgeous views and friendly neighbours. Thank you for the welcome basket, lovely touch. Feb 2010.
10th comment: Top class house, very pleased with it. Oct 2009.
11th Comment This property is amazing, we didn’t want to leave!! So much more than we expected and furnished to such a high standard. More like a dream house than a nice holiday cottage! Oct 2009.