Rear gardens patio and seating areaFront of house and private parking

10 guests

5 rooms

5 beds

3.5 baths

10 guests

5 rooms

5 beds

3.5 baths

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About this listing

Dene House is a beautifully presented five/six bedroom former coach house in a delightful rural setting conveniently located for access to the John Muir Way and Southern Upland Way and within half a mile of the historical Dunglass Estate.Dene House


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 17%


Dene House is a beautifully presented five/six bedroom former coach house in a delightful rural setting conveniently located for access to the John Muir Way and Southern Upland Way and within half a mile of the historical Dunglass Estate.Dene House

The property, which has attractive landscaped gardens and a double integral garage, has been superbly rebuilt from a 200 year old ruin. Modernized and extended to form an extremely large airy light filled family home with very flexible accommodation and extensive office space/games room on the second floor. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor: Vestibule, reception hall, extra large TV living room with a wood burning stove and extensive lead lined windows, separate dining room, modern kitchen with white units and matching work surfaces, utility washer room, large bright family TV room with patio doors to the gardens and patio and large bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower WHB and WC
The first floor has a very large super king master bedroom suite with wardrobes and sofa coffee table seating area, French doors to a Juliette balcony with countryside and sea views, large en-suite shower room with shower enclosure, WHB and WC. Another large king size a double and a single bedroom all with built in closets. A family shower room with large walk in shower, WHB and WC.
Second floor - large office/play room space with extensive book shelves and velux windows to allow wonderful sea and garden views. A double bedroom with built-in closet plus l bedroom/games/TV room with sea and countryside views. There are extensive outside garden/patio/seating areas all about the house to eat and drink while you rest in the days and nights of the Scottish countryside .
The house has recently been once again rebuilt with new wood floors, 3 bathrooms, wood burning stove, repainting of every wall plus extensive garden landscaping etc., Rebuilding Dene House from the ruin it was has been a labour of love for me over 33 years and still continues today!

The double garage is not accessible or 1 x room at the top of the house, all other rooms in the home are accessible inc the extensive outdoor car park space for 4 cars

I am available at all times on email and have a gardener/housekeeper and handyman who live locally less than 10 minutes away who area available for any problems

Cockburnspath (10 mins walk) is an attractive Borders village situated on the East Lothian/Berwickshire coast at the end of the Southern Upland Way. The village is within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh approximately 20 minutes by train from nearby Dunbar mainline railway station or 40 minutes by car. Berwick Upon Tweed is 20 minutes drive by car. The village has a newsagent/general store/post office, a garage, a bowling club/bar and an excellent village hall. A wider range of facilities are available in Dunbar approximately 8 miles away where these is an Asda, McDonalds, wonderful leisure centre with large wave pool and gym, a great selection of shops coffe bars and restaurants, 2 links golf courses and a variety of sports and social clubs. The spectacular Berwickshire coastline stretches south to the St Abbs nature reserve with wonderful beaches and excellent opportunities for walking, surfing and diving enthusiasts. Dunglass Estate is within walking distance of the house and has spectacular countryside and sea views and the history of the Lairds family in the famous Collegiate Church (oldest of its type in the UK)

Bus transportation pick up and return to all villages and towns and Edinburgh is less than 5 minutes from the house

If you want peace and country quiet yet easily access to Edinburgh but do not want to pay Edinburgh prices ...Dene House is here for you. Hogmanay, the renowned Edinburgh festival, world class golf tournaments, castles all around you. Why sit in an overpriced 1 x bedroom hotel room, Dene House has 6!
Dene House is also ideally located for several local wedding venues, Dunglass Estate (1 mile) Broxmouth Park (6 miles) and Wedderburn Castle (16 miles -27 miles by car) Duns Castle, Wedderburn Castle. Let us serve you as your rest and recuperation in the countryside before and after festivities are over.

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

I have other properties located worldwide that are rented and only expect that you would treat my beautiful home just as I have treated it for 33 years, and also how you would treat your own home. Parties are not allowed and pets are made welcome as long as the furniture (beds especially) is respected and pets not allowed to damage same. In addition as is normal, pets mess is collected and put in the garbage bins available.
The home is a strict non smoking property please adhere to this house rule.



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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

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August 2016
We had a fantastic break a Dene House. Lots of space for all the family with beautiful surroundings and 3 minutes walk from the beach which our dog loved. So good we stayed an extra day! Thank you Alex

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July 2016
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July 2016
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Alexander User Profile

My name is Alex Gallagher I have spent a lifetime traveling worldwide both as an occupation and as a holidaymaker living and visiting throughout Europe, USA/Canada, Middle East and Far East. I have homes elsewhere in the US and SE Asia and this experience makes me believe that I know the wants and needs of the discerning traveler. At Dene House everything has been done to make you feel home from home...'Mi Casa es Casa'… if it has not well tell me and I will do all I can to put it right! Come and relax in the Scottish countryside with nature and history all around you. It’s all here for you to come and enjoy.
My mantra is 'Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans'
Think about it for a moment!

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