Grand Three Bedroom Apartment

Scottish Borders, Scotland
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 6 Guests

The Home

The Earl & Countess suite is located in the South Wing of Thirlestane Castle. Thirlestane is one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland, located in the Lauderdale valley just 30 miles south of Edinburgh.
The Earl & Countess suite was formerly the private quarters of the 14th Earl and Countess of Lauderdale and most recently the castle nurseries. It has been restored into a three-bedroom suite, perfect for small groups and families. Accessed by one of the castle’s grand sweeping staircases, its position on the second floor means there are spectacular views of the parkland from the large full height windows.
A dramatic colour scheme has been used throughout to compliment the statement items of furniture and paintings that have been borrowed from the castle collection.

The main reception room is an open-plan space dominated by a large gilt mirror. The chandelier casts a soft light over the portraits, and the...

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Home Features


Enjoy the comforts of home and beyond with these distinctive features.

Air Conditioning

Heating

Bathtub

Patio/Balcony

Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services

Waterfront

Pool

In-person Check-in

Kids Amenities

All Stays Include

We believe certain amenities should be standard. Every home comes outfitted with these best-in-class essentials for a worry-free stay.

24/7 Support
Professional Cleaning
High-Speed WiFi
Kitchen Essentials
Starter Kit of Bathroom Amenities
Premium Linens and Towels
Television

Home Details


Beds & Bath

Review bedroom arrangements to make sure each is right for you. Full and half bathrooms are shown as one total.

BEDROOM 1
1 King Bed
BEDROOM 2
1 King Bed
BEDROOM 3
1 King Bed
Bathrooms
3

Attributes

Free Parking: On-site


Amenities

Cable/satellite

Stove

Hair Dryer

High Chair

Oven

Microwave

Heating

Bathtub

Dishwasher


The Neighborhood

The property is located in the South Wing of Thirlestane Castle - a magnificent 16th century castle set within the beautiful Scottish Borders. It is located within an hour’s drive of Edinburgh, near the village of Lauder. The Scottish Borders is so popular because of the sheer range of experiences and activities it offers as well as being home to some of the finest textiles in the world. This small and accessible region has high-end shopping experiences for luxury products, historic houses and castles, festivals, arts and crafts, delicious local produce and miles of rolling hills, beautiful valleys and the Berwickshire coastline. For those that love the outdoors, there is a variety of different activities available close at hand, including horse riding, exhilarating cycling routes, fishing, golf and spectacular walking including the Southern Upland Way which crosses through the Estate. The Scottish Borders is also renowned for producing the highest quality textiles including tweed, cashmere and tartan. The town of Hawick is the ‘Home of Tweed’ and some of the best cashmere and knitwear producers in the world are based here along with the Borders Distillery. A wide range of premium Scottish textile products are available to purchase here along with tailored items. Several of the mills across the Scottish Borders also offer visitor experiences and behind-the-scenes tours including Johnstons of Elgin where you can watch designer items being produced for Channel among others, and Lovat where you can even design your own family tartan. The nearby market towns of Kelso and Melrose have a variety of great restaurants as well as independent shops to browse offering local produce, crafts and gifts. The castle’s proximity to Edinburgh makes day trips to Scotland’s capital easily accessible. Take in the scenic Borders Railway by catching the train at Stow or allow us to arrange a private driver to take you. As well as the tourist sites such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh is a wonderful city for shopping and has many incredible restaurants. Upon request, the Thirlestane team can help to organise a range of unforgettable experiences for guests including horse riding, spa treatments, afternoon tea, whisky tasting and curated tours of the Borders.

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Things To Know

Check-in:9:00AM
Check-out:5:00PM

Payment and Cancellation - 14 Day Policy

Grace Period:

  • Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) reservation is canceled within 48-hours of reservation request, and (2) reservation request was made 11 days before arrival.

Payment Policy:

  • 14 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 14 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation, the remaining 50% will be charged 14 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with Points or Cash & Points: 100% of payment of both Cash & Points will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 14 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 14 days before arrival: 100% refund.
Property ID:D-40270141
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