Groom’s Bell

Groom’s Bell is a mirror image of The Tackhouse. It is also warm and cozy with a gentle contemporary feel. It has two en suite bedrooms located upstairs, one of which serves as a family bedroom. Kitchen, dining area as well as the living room are all open plan with a wood burning fire place at its centre. In front of the cottage there is enclosed garden which overlooks the larger grounds.

Just like The Tackhouse, Groom’s Bell is positioned in the middle of the village and close to all the amenities but tucked away enough to be secluded and private.

This cottage is pet friendly!

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The Tackhouse sleeps up to 4 guests

2x Double bed room
Both of which can turn into twin beds (please notify us when booking)

1x ensuite bathroom
1x ensuite shower room
Extra separate toilet downstairs

Children: Yes, very welcome
Cots: Yes, available
Crib: Yes, available
Highchairs: One highchair is available
Wood Burning Stove

Yes, this cottage welcomes pets.

There is Wi-Fi internet throughout the whole house. Please note: mobile reception can be patchy inside the cottage

Flat screen TV (inclusive of NETFLIX), Freeview, Wifi, Washing machine with a dryer, Coffee machine (Dolce Gusto pods), dishwasher

Arrival Day: Friday or Monday
Arrival Time: 4pm
Departure Time: 10am

No Smoking

The kitchen, living room and a dining room are all open plan. The kitchen is well equipped with an oven, microwave and the dishwasher. The Dolce Gusto coffee machine with some complimentary pods is provided as is the cafetiere for the ground coffee. The dining area with a dining table and 4 chairs can be found to the right of the kitchen island.
The rest of the room is occupied by the living space. Enough sofas that comfortably seat 4 people who can enjoy the calming properties of the wood burning stove. The cupboard under the Smart TV holds a good selection of board games and toys and children books.

Just off the kitchen, underneath the stairs there is a little utility cupboard with the washing machine/dryer and opposite the cupboard there is a small toilet room.


Both bedrooms in Groom’s Bell are extremely comfortable, cozy and warm. They are located upstairs just off the little staircase. The larger ‘family’ bedroom has enough space for a cot or crib that can be selected as an optional extra at the time of the booking. It has en suite family bathroom, with a bath tub as well as the shower. The smaller bedroom has a spacious super king size bed which can convert into two single beds thus making the bedroom a twin room. This room has also en suite shower room.

The rooms are pleasantly furnished mixing modern, with traditional and very slightly quirky.


Groom’s Bell and its front garden are part of a small enclosed walled garden,  sheltered from the wind and benefiting from the late morning and afternoon sun. The garden is a simple grassy area with a young hedge growing on one side.  The terrace that is part of the garden and runs along the front of the cottage is a perfect place for relaxing with cup of tea or a glass of wine.


Scottish Borders




“What a find! Don’t think we could have asked for a better place to stay. Such great cottage to come back to in the evening. Great base for exploring from too!”
Gran (W.Midlands)
May 2017

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