Chesters, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom TD9 8
The Steadings Bed & Breakfast
Our rooms have en-suite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV with DVD player, a radio with alarm and, of course, tea and coffee making facilities.
Breakfast is served on the ground floor in our spacious Guest’s Lounge. We offer a full menu of cooked and cold breakfast options. Just let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements and we’ll do our best to accommodate them. We have a sunny patio with table and chairs surrounded... by mature gardens. You can enjoy an unhurried breakfast either inside or out.
Some of our rooms have new beds, all have hairdryers, TV & free WiFi is available.
We use crisp, white, cotton linen, together with fibre filled duvets & pillows. Extra pillows and blankets are available on request. Hopefully you will have a very comfortable night's sleep!
For the very young, a cot is available together with sheets and blankets to fit.
This is our ground floor bedroom with views over fields. Twin or Superking, £75 per night, including breakfast. This is our ground floor Bedroom with views over fields. It's bright and spacious and, being on the ground floor, is often booked by folk who want to get away early in the morning. Frequently booked by Stalkers, it has a deer theme. The 3ft twin beds can be joined to make a generous 6ft wide Super-King bed. It has an en-suite shower room with toilet and sink. Fluffy towels and soaps are provided.
Twin or Superking, £75 per night, including breakfast. This charming en-suite room is on the second floor at the front of the house. It has a lovely view over the hills and is decorated with a Scottish theme of thistles. The bathroom has a bath/shower and a Velux window to let in plenty of light.
Triple room (double bed and a single divan) £110 per night, including breakfast. This light and airy room is at the back of the house and has a standard double bed (4ft 6in), plus a single divan bed. If required, we can also provide a Z-bed in this Family Room allowing it to sleep 4; a couple and 2 x children. The bathroom is a good size comprising shower, wash-basin and toilet. A Velux window makes it light and airy.
These baby Swallows were tweeting and twittering away above our bedroom window, having a real chat (probably along the lines of, "Flippin' heck in a few weeks we've got to fly all the way to bloody Africa !"
6 Sept 2017 - Had a bit of luck with this nice 9 pounder Salmon on a Red Francis.
8 Sept 2017 - A nice cock fish on a Flame Thrower. He looked bigger than he actually was, just over 10 lbs., but had a huge tail and went like a train !
Beautiful weather a couple of days ago. Les and I, and Jessie dog walked to the top of Bonchester Hill and looked down in the valley below at The Steadings.
Events this weekend and into next week :-
• Every Monday evening in the Café Bar, Towermill – String Theory present Live Music. See the Heart of Hawick website for details of performers etc. Some are in the auditorium, which are not free of admission – please check ahead!
• Till 22nd January – Exhibition - Pictures of A Lost Hawick – Hawick Museum – Free Admission...
• The main rugby teams (Hawick and Selkirk) are away from home but for those who absolutely must see a game then Kelso, Jed, Gala and Melrose are all at home – all with 3pm kick-offs.
• Every Sunday – Ice Skating – Border Ice Rink, Kelso, 2.45pm-5.15pm.
If you want to book our Granary Cottage for a 3-night break, there is plenty to do !
Thank you for all your Birthday wishes. I am an old biddy now - not long before I shall be wearing beige knitted cardigans and Velcro fastened slippers !
Yesterday Les caught a beautiful hen salmon, 7lbs.
Today Les caught a fine cock salmon, at just over 19lbs !
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Les has worked hard all Summer in the garden which has rewarded us with lots of fruit and veg. He was then busy making lots of jam; Strawberry, Blackcurrant, Plum and Goosberry & Rhubarb - the latter winning first prize in our village show. We have now been picking apples and feeding the windfalls to our neighbours sheep who love them!
The Steadings Breakfast Menu
Fresh sliced baguette, ham, cheeses & cherry tomatoes.
Full Scottish Breakfast
2 pork sausages, 2 rashers of smoked back bacon, slice of Black Pudding, potato scone, fresh mushrooms, tomatoes on the vine, baked beans and egg (scrambled, fried or poached).
Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs
Delicious Scottish smoked salmon and fresh local eggs, served on a toasted muffin.
Smoked Haddock with a Poached Egg
Tasty smoked haddock topped with a locally laid fresh Poached Egg.
We use a local butcher A.J. Learmonth in Jedburgh. They are a traditional family business which has been running for over 12 years and supplies local restaurants, pubs and hotels.
Our eggs are free range and from a local lady less than a mile away.
The Black Pudding is either from the local butcher or from the Orkneys.
The “Tatty Scones” are home-made
Granary Cottage - Self Catering Holiday Cottage
Delightful stone cottage lovingly converted from an 18th century former Granary, fully modernised but retaining all its character and charm. Children are welcome and pets are allowed but a charge of £10 per dog, per week is made.
The cottage sleeps 4 people. It has two twin bedded / super-king bedrooms each with their own en-suite bathroom....
Fully fitted kitchen with filter coffee machine and dishwasher.
Washing machine in separate utility room which can be used for hanging wet gear & boots.
Wood burning stove.
Full central heating.
TV, DVD, Hi-Fi, CD’s and board games.
Free Wi-Fi / Internet.
One acre of mature enclosed gardens, barbeque.
Outside garden furniture and children’s swings.
Large fenced paddock for exercising dogs.
Car Parking, secure cycle & covered motorbike Parking
The cottage is supplied with the usual items one would hope to find in a kitchen, such as dish-clothes, tea towels and washing up liquid, bin liners, kitchen paper roll, cling-film, foil, and cupboard condiments such as vinegar, salt & pepper.
Welcome tea, coffee, sugar and milk is provided.
Set in the wonderful Scottish Borders countryside and situated off a quiet minor road, it is the perfect spot to relax and recharge your batteries.
To make a booking, either phone us on +44 (0)1450 860730 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your dates and requirements.
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Superior self-catering accommodation in a quiet location near to Jedburgh