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The Nest- Cosy cottage in Melrose. Dog friendly.

Entire cottage
hosted by Rachel
  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.


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The Nest is a charming fully equipped cottage in the heart of the picturesque town of Melrose. The town is home to the Melrose Rugby Sevens & the Borders Book Festival & boasts many restaurants, cafes & independent shops. St. Cuthbert’s Way, Melrose Abbey & the Eildon Hills are a short walk away. The open plan lounge/kitchen is well-equipped while the ensuite bedroom is cosy with a bright bathroom with bath/shower. There is also a small private courtyard garden at the rear of the cottage.

The space
***The Nest has been newly painted in the Spring of 2022 with fresh interior decoration updates and a new queen-size mattress***


Guests have access to the whole cottage which is accessed via a secure keypad lock with code. There is a small sunny courtyard garden to the rear of the cottage which is accessed through a stable door. Free parking is on street at the front of the cottage.

Downstairs consists of a small entrance hall with understair storage for muddy walking boots and shoes. The cosy and bright lounge is open-plan and leads off to a fully equipped kitchen. The lounge has a Smart TV as well as local information and a basket of games for guests. WiFi is included. Downstairs is carpeted throughout except for the kitchen area which has wooden flooring. The courtyard garden has outdoor furniture as well as an outside store for bottle recycling, muddy boots and also contains a small freezer.

The upstairs of the cottage is carpeted and has one bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a new mattress, bedside tables, dressing table and mirror, small walk-in wardrobe with hangers which is under the eaves of the roof and two chairs. The bright bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower over the bath. Soaps and hand soap are provided as well as all bedding and towels.

The Nest is situated on a small terrace of cottages with free parking out front. The cottage is ideally located for walking in the Eildon Hills or st. Cuthbert's Way which passes the front door as well as the shops and restaurants of Melrose.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed

What this place offers

Dedicated workspace
Free street parking
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Free washer – In unit
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Fully fenced

Where you’ll be

Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Nest is a one minute walk from the town centre & a two minute walk to Melrose Abbey. The cottage is situated 50 yards from the start of the Eildon Hill walk & St. Cuthbert’s Way. The Trimontium Roman Museum in Melrose offers guided walks to the nearby fort site in Newstead as well as a guided Melrose town walk.

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4.92 out of 5 stars from 156 reviews

Hosted by Rachel

Joined in April 2021
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During your stay

Guests can contact Rachel throughout their stay. Mobile number will be provided before check-in. Rachel lives locally and can pop to the cottage should an issue arise.
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    Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 156 reviews.