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Gerrick Cottage Swinton, Scottish Borders, Sleep 8

This large property is located on a hillside, one mile above the village of Swinton in the Scottish Borders, sleeping 8 people in 4 bedrooms. All on one level, good for people with limited mobility.

Gerrick Cottage is a large bungalow, set on a hillside next to the owner's working arable farm, one mile above the village of Swinton in the Scottish Borders. The cottage sleeps eight people in four bedrooms - one super king-size double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC and three super king-size doubles which are zip and link, meaning they can be made up as twins if desired. The property also contains a bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC, and a wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. The living accommodation consists of a fitted kitchen with dining area, utility room, sitting room and large conservatory with French doors to the rear patio. Outside is ample off road parking, along with a lawned garden to the front and side with furniture and BBQ. With the amenities of Swinton just a mile away, with footpath access, and with a number of Borders towns and villages to discover within easy reach, Gerrick Cottage makes a great Borders cottage for a group of family or friends.


  • All ground floor. Four bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite bath,
  • separate shower,
  • basin and WC,
  • 3 x super king-size doubles (zip and link - can be made up as twins).
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC.
  • Wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC.
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area.
  • Utility room.
  • Sitting room.
  • Large conservatory with French doors to front patio.


  • Biomass central heating.
  • Electric oven and hob,
  • microwave,
  • fridge,
  • freezer,
  • washing machine,
  • dishwasher,
  • TV with Freeview,
  • DVD,
  • CD,
  • WiFi,
  • selection of books.
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent.
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent.
  • Travel cot and highchair on request (no cot bedding provided).
  • Ample off road parking.
  • Lawned garden to front and side with furniture and BBQ.
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
  • Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.


Biomass heating uses straw from the farm.

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Customer Reviews of Gerrick Cottage Swinton, Scottish Borders, Sleep 8

A lovely setting for a well thought out and laid out holiday cottage. It was spacious and airy, filled with natural light. There was plenty of space for large families or groups. Had everything that you could possibly need.
Mr Baillie, Fife
May 2015

This was our second visit to Gerrick Cottage and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay again. The property is outstanding and we received a warm welcome from the owner. We would highly recommend this property and location.
Mrs Lorimer, East Riding of Yorkshire
June 2015

The facilities of the cottage were excellent and exceeded all of our expectations. Would definitely use the cottage again. 5 Star accommodation.
Mr Fairlie, Lanarkshire
September 2015

The house was in a wonderful position surrounded by fields with amazing views. It was really clean, spacious, well equipped, well furnished and very comfortable. The secure patio and garden were ideal for my 20 month old grandson.
Mrs Smith, South Yorkshire
October 2015

This cottage is very spacious and was ideal for our family. The cottage is located perfectly for visiting the border towns and Newcastle. If you wish to stay at home, you have a nice sitting room, conservatory and large patio area to relax in.
Mr McMaihin, Fife
October 2015

We liked everything about our holiday - Gerrick Cottage was a home from home. Nothing was too much trouble, the owner was very welcoming .
Mrs Keat,
January 2016

The owners spared no expense when they built and renovated this cottage; beds, bedding and bathrooms were of very high quality and the cottage was well equipped. We have already recommended the house to several family members.
Ms Needham, Virginia
February 2016

Well designed cottage. Very spacious with excellent views. Warm and comfortable.
Mr Turner,
February 2016

A lovely house in a perfect location to explore the Scottish Borders. It was spacious enough for our party of seven persons. Had a warm welcome and hospitality from the owner.
Mr Schimmel, Nederland
May 2016

It is centrally located for all the attractions we had planned to visit. A beautiful location and a spacious and well laid out bungalow. It was light and airy throughout. The accommodation is furnished with everything required for a very pleasant and enjoyable stay and the owner was a pleasure to deal with, full of helpful information.
Mr Baillie, Fife
June 2016

A real home from home. Gerrick Cottage is spacious, clean and comfortable. It is a credit to the owners hard work. We would highly recommend the property and surrounding area as a holiday destination.
Mrs Lorimer, East Riding of Yorkshire
July 2016

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: 16987
  • HMG Ref: 12
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Number of Bedrooms: 4
  • Sleeps Suit: 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
  • Facilities: Cot, Disabled access, High Chair, TV, Wifi, Dishwasher, Washing Machine
  • Location Features: Rural Working Farm
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 3 Cars
  • Pets: 0
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