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Elm Cottage, nr Biggar, Lanarkshire - Sleeps 4

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 f...

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
  • H/chair
  • Two digital TVs
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • M/wave
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • 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


Large living room with wood-burning stove and oak floor. Kitchen with tiled floor and door to sitting-out area. Two double bedrooms, one with 6ft zip & link bed and TV, one with fully tiled en-suite shower room and toilet. Fully tiled bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.


  • W/machine


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Customer Reviews of Elm Cottage, nr Biggar, Lanarkshire - Sleeps 4

1st comment: Wow... Great Cottage, definitely go back again. Feb 2012.

2nd comment: Lovely property, spacious, very clean and beautifully fitted out. Highly recommend and well deserving of its 5 stars. Nov 2011.

3rd comment: Absolutely beautiful property with excellent quality furnishings and fittings. Jan 2011.

4th comment: Loved our cottage. Very warm, cosy and inviting. Better than expected.Great for a getaway.Very quiet and remote. Dec 2010.

5th comment: Situated in a lovely quiet location. It felt like home as soon as you walked in. Everything was there that you needed. Decore and furniture was bright, clean and off good quaility. We can not speak highly enough about it. June 2010.

6th comment: It was a beautiful cottage and nicely updated. It was spacious and very cosy. April 2010.

7th comment: Very relaxed and remote location. April 2010.

8th comment: It was very clean and modern. March 2010.

9th comment: Pefect escape. Nov 2009.

10th comment: The cottage was beautiful, well decorated and immaculate. The fire was great. Stunning kitchen, big dinning table and property easy to find. Nov 2009.

11th Comment Beautifully scenic and easy to get to main cities and towns. Nov 2009.

12th Comment Beautiful and tastefully decorated. Oct 2009.

13th Comment Wonderful location with easy access to nearby village. Beds were very comfortable and bedrooms nicely furnished. Kitchen with plenty of space and easy instruction to work appliances. Lounge and lounge furniture very comfortable. Would stay there again. Sept 2009.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: SOOA
  • HMG Ref: 1108698
  • Property Type: Semi Detached Cottage
  • Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps Suit: 2 | 3 | 4
  • Features: Wood Burning Stove, Spring Fed Water, Easy Walking Access
  • Facilities: High Chair, TV, Broadband, DVD player, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Shower, Microwave
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 2
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