Holiday Cottages in the Lake District, Cumbria


South Lakes Holiday Cottages

Telephone: 01229 715104

"Spent a wonderful midweek break at Ardgowan. A warm, welcoming, homely but spacious house. Will definitely be returning in the future!" Sweeney Group, April 2016

"You won't find a holiday accommodation more quiet, comfortable, beautifully appointed, cleaner and tidier." The Meiers (Germany), October 2015

"A gem of a stay! The accommodation is excellent and touring was delightful. Our comments cannot full paint the exceptional time we enjoyed at Ardgowan and we will endeavour to return..." The Becherers (USA), June 2015

"Fantastic comfortable house in a great location. Superb river walks, lovely shops and pubs nearby in Kelso.  The house had everything we needed and superbly well presented. We will be back." Neilson family, May 2015

"We absolutely loved this house! Everything we needed - perfect. Had a fabulous week. Thank you." North family, April 2015

"We really enjoyed our stay in Ardgowan. Lovely house, lovely location. We all loved the garden and the good weather was terrific. Would definitely come again. Thank you."  Starkey family, April 2015

"House was beyond our expectations. We've stayed in some fabulous places but this takes the gold position. Location was brilliant for lots of varied walks, sightseeing and afternoon tea. If we'd have won the lottery, we'd buy this place. Thanks."  Hinton and Allison party, February 2015

"This is a great family home. It was a perfect base for us to explore the Northumberland castles and Edinburgh and not forgetting Floors Castle on our doorstep in Kelso. We had a great week...and would highly recommend." Tootell family, October 2014


ARDGOWAN in the Scottish Borders


This large detached house in the Scottish Borders makes a wonderful holiday home. Much thought has gone into providing guests with everything required for a comfortable stay. Located amongst other family homes adjacent to Roxburghe Golf Course, Ardgowan is a great base from which to make the most of activities such as sight-seeing, fishing, walking. shooting and - of course - golf. Ideal for families and groups.

Accommodating up to 6 guests, this property has an open plan kitchen and sun-filled breakfast room, a good-sized living room, a formal dining room, a cosy study and three bedrooms and bathrooms. Outside there is a large garden and patio to enjoy while inside there are plenty of board games, books and DVDs to relax with. Situated near the historic town of Kelso. No pets permitted. Non-smoking.

Sleeps 6 + 1 infant


Living room, kitchen, breakfast room, dining room, study, 3 bedrooms offering a super king-size bed, one king-size bed and twin beds, dressing room with cot, family bathroom, two ensuites, downstairs cloakroom. Large enclosed garden. Gas central heating. Wi-Fi.

Ground Floor

Side Door from parking area into:

Utility room with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer and wooden pulley drying rack.

Kitchen with gas hob and fan-assisted electric double oven, American-style fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, dishwasher and built-in microwave. Fully equipped including coffee percolator, toaster, electric kettle and Denby crockery. Open plan to:

Breakfast room with table and chairs, sofa, armchairs and library. I-Pod Hi-Fi. Wooden flooring with Persian rug. Telephone for local and emergency calls. French doors onto patio/garden.

Hallway with Front Door, coat cupboard and stairs to 1st floor.

Living room with sofa, armchairs and flame effect gas fire. Large screen TV with DVD player. Wooden flooring with Persian rugs. Telephone for local and emergency calls. French doors onto patio/garden.

Dining room seating 6. Sideboard and display cabinets. Wooden flooring.

Study with desk, chair and armchair. Cupboard with board games. Wi-Fi. Wooden flooring.


First Floor

Bedroom 1: Super King-sized bed. Dressing table, chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe. Door into:

Dressing Room: Desk, cot and toys.

Ensuite Bathroom/W.C with bath and two basins.

Bedroom 2: King-sized bed.

Ensuite Bathroom/W.C with shower enclosure.

Bedroom 3: Twin beds, chest of drawers and wardrobe.

Family Bathoom/W.C. with bath and shower. enclosure.


Garden: Patio with garden furniture and BBQ in summer months. Lawn with flower beds. Rotary clothes line.

Parking area for 2-3 cars.

Your holiday rate includes:
Duvets with linen and towels - Wi-Fi access - Electricity and gas central heating - Complimentary Welcome Gift

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Duddon Panorama by John Rousseau