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Telford House

Southern Scotland
11 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms
26 Guests
5 Dogs

Perfect for special family get togethers and perfectly located to get to all that Southern Scotland has to offer, the house is set in the attractive Scottish Borders but Edinburgh is only a 40 or 50 minute drive away. Holiday in style at this carefully renovated and modernised Listed Grade A historic mansion house which was designed and built by the world famous Thomas Telford. The house is superbly suited for family holidays or occasions be it wedding parties or to celebrate a special birthday. The house is full of character and luxuriously finished to ensure an enjoyable holiday whether for a short break or longer and is a superb base for a family holiday and ideal touring location. There is also a river with fishing rights within the grounds.

Moffat is an attractive spa town and has been popular as a holiday resort since the 17th Century. The town nestles within the southern upland hills and the local area is recognised as being of outstanding natural beauty. Moffat has excellent local shops, hotels and restaurants.

In the surrounding area there are numerous walks, both low ground along the Annan Water and also in the southern upland hills, including walks to the Grey Mare's Tail, Scotland's highest waterfall now cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, you can also search for fossils or spot birds of prey whilst following the popular footpath. The Moffat Hills are popular with walkers and cyclists with varied routes suitable for all abilities. The Southern Upland Way long distance walk from Portpatrick through to Cockburnspath is nearby and extends to a total of 212 miles for committed walkers.

There are two nature reserves close by on the edge of Moffat. Whilst horse riding, quad biking and golf are all available locally, as is the popular 7 Stanes trails offering world class mountain biking. Rod hire is available in the town, and there are three fishing ponds at the local Hammerlands Centre, which also has an adventure play park, animal farm and garden centre.

The historic cities of Edinburgh and Carlisle, and the cosmopolitan Glasgow, are all easily reached within an hour. The castles and abbeys in the Scottish Borders are easily accessed within 30 minutes, as is Dumfries and Galloway with its dramatic coastline, unspoilt villages and home produce. Shop 1/2 mile, pub and restaurant 1/4 mile.

Post code: DG10 9SG

Short breaks are welcome throughout the year at £557/night; note discount for a full week to £2400

Damage Deposit £150
Pets go free
Guest Comments
'Splendid house for our complete party. The welcome was very warm and put us all in party mode for a 50th wedding celebration' W. Mackay
'Thank you for a fabulous stay. The house surpassed all our expectations and we have had a fantastic weekend here together as a family, celebrating an 80th birthday. If only we could stay longer!' The Scott, Bruce & McIntosh Families
'Thank you so much for sharing your fantastic house with us. We had a super time catching up and eating great food in an amazing location. So much space and everything we could possibly have needed! The welcome pack was a lovely surprise! We'll be back next year to celebrate an early Christmas' The Dewar, Kudman and Dill families

Accommodation for 26: Sitting Room; Dining Room; Kitchen; Separate kitchen, breakfast area & lounge, 1 Double bedroom in the basement; 2 King Size beds; 4 Double Bedrooms; 3 Family rooms (one with ensuite shower); 1 Twin Bedrooms; 1 room with King size bed & a single bed; 5 Shower Rooms.

Services: Central Heating * Electricity included * Bed linen & Towels provided * Washing Machine * Fridge * Freezer * Electric Cooker & Microwave * Dishwasher * Mobile Reception * Colour Televisions with Freeview * DVD Players * IPod Dock * CD Player * Cot (3 available) * Highchair (3 available) * Hairdryers * Ample parking * Private Garden (not enclosed) with furniture * BBQ * Bicycle Storage * Wifi * Pets Welcome (5 pet beds available) * No Smoking


Key Features

  • Pets Allowed - 5
  • Internet
  • Garden
  • Bicycle Storage

Interior Features

  • Bathrooms - 6
  • Showers - 6
  • Double Beds - 8
  • Twin Bedrooms - 1
  • Single Beds - 8
  • Bed Linen Cost Incl
  • Towels Cost Incl
  • Cot - 3
  • High Chair - 3
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • TV
  • Dvd Player
  • CD Player
  • iPod Dock
  • Heating Cost Incl

External Features

  • Garden Enclosed
  • Garden Furniture
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Parking
  • Walk To Pub

Local Experiences and Activities

  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fishing
  • Woodland walks
  • Hill walking
  • Mountain View

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Damage Deposit for care of property

All holiday-makers booking a holiday are required to pay either a Damage Deposit, £150 or as noted in the property listing details, or Damage Deposit waiver of £18, whichever is selected is required to be paid with the balance payment of the holiday. Where selected the Damage Deposit will be held by Discover Scotland to be applied against the reasonable costs of repairs, replacement or additional cleaning of furnishings, kitchen equipment, crockery, glass, bedding and towels damaged or soiled other than by normal wear and tear during the holiday. The Damage Deposit, less any reasonable charges, will be returned within 14 days of the departure date. Where any costs exceed the Damage Deposit the holiday-maker will pay such excess as notified to them by Discover Scotland within 14 days of notification. Where the holiday-maker has agreed to pay the Damage Deposit Waiver the Damage Deposit is not payable. This amount is non-refundable. If the cost of any damage or breakages exceeds the applicable Damage Deposit value for the property, then the holiday-maker will be liable for any additional costs. Any such excess will be notified to them by Discover Scotland and due for payment within 14 days of notification.

All bookings require either a refundable Damage Deposit £150 or as per the property details or £18 non refundable Damage Deposit Waiver.
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