No 9 Galabank

Stow, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders

Sleeps 1-2
£350 - £400


No 9 Galabank is a warm, comfortable one bedroomed cottage with views of the rolling Bordersí countryside and with its own back garden giving direct access to the hills.

Renovated to a high standard, this listed 18th century cottage adjoins what was the old droverís inn at Galabank (where Robert Burns wrote the Braw Lads of Galawater) - now our home, and forms part of the group of listed cottages named Galabank. It has its own parking area to the front of the cottage, with French doors at the back accessing the garden which has a decked and barbeque area. The garden leads to a stile over the drystane dyke giving access to the hills behind and the Galawater valley.


No 9 is entered via a small entrance hall with cupboard. The hall leads to a bright open plan kitchen/dining/living area floored in solid oak timber with wood burning stove, digital TV,WiFi, and comfortable seating. The dining area has a round table with seating for four. French doors give access to the rear garden and decking area.

The superb newly fitted kitchen area includes:
Electric oven and hob
Washing machine

The cottage has one light and bright double bedroom with one super king sized bed or two single beds if preferred.

A large dormer window provides a view to the garden at the back and a velux window to the front of the cottage gives superb views to the surrounding hills.

The bathroom is small but cosy and includes a full length bath with shower over, wash basin and w.c. The velux window ensures it is light and bright.

The small front garden provides seating and views across fields to the Gala Water. The extensive rear garden is accessed from french doors off the lounge, with steps leading to an elevated decked area which gives superb views over the cottage to the hills beyond. A path leads up the garden to a stile and the fields and open hill behind where paths lead both up and down the hill and a track leads round to the village of Stow

No 9 is warm and bright with oil fired central heating and comfortably furnished. It comes fully equipped with all bed linen, towels. crockery and cutlery. There is a supply of logs for the wood burning stove to brighten any rainy days. There is secure storage for bicycles if so wished.


Lying Ĺ mile north of the village of Stow in the Scottish Borders, it is on a direct route to Edinburgh 25 miles north and is an ideal base from which to tour the Scottish Borders with easy access to Melrose, and other Border towns. The Scottish Borders offers a great variety of things to do and see, whether walking, cycling, mountain biking, visiting the Abbeys, Historic and Stately homes, golfing, fishing, horse riding or just relaxing and trying out different restaurants in the nearby towns.

Rates: £350 to £400 per week depending on season.
Maximum of 2 people. Children by arrangement.
No smoking. Sorry, no pets.
4 Star Visit Scotland.

Please note that map locations may be approximate.

Some of the Amenities available are:

Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Open / Log / Gas Fire

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No 9 Galabank Website
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