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Family days/activities

/Floors Castle
Location:  Kelso, 4.9 miles
Suitable for families and dogs so makes the perfect family day out. Discover the grounds of Floors, and enjoy woodland walks, plant centre, walled gardens and the adventure playground.  Explore the castle and its historic roots and then relax in the Terrace Café.

Location:  Ancrum
Set in beautiful countryside with a great outdoor play park, there's plenty to do at Harestanes. From beautiful countryside walks to events and exhibitions there's always something new to discover.

/Jed Forest Deer & Farm Park
Location: Jedburgh, 14 miles
Great for all the family, explore the farm of animals and feed them, gaze at the birds of prey, enjoy a light meal in the coffee shop and play in the wooden adventure playground.  No dogs allowed.

/Hurly Burly
Location: Nr Duns, 17.7 miles
Located in peaceful surroundings this is a great place for children up to 12 years to pay and adults to socialise.  A huge soft play area and café, perfect for letting off some steam.

/Heatherslaw Light Railway
Location:  Cornhill, 13 miles
Brief Description:  Great for families, a very memorable day out. Explore Etal and Etal castle, and explore the neighbouring picturesque villages before catching the next train home back to Heatherslaw.

Historic borders

Historic borders
So much history, so much to do Discover the grounds of Floors Castle & enjoy the woodland walks, plant centre, walled gardens and the adventure playground. Explore the castle and its historic roots, and then relax in the Terrace Café. Take a look

Great for families

Great for families
Fantastic days out From deer parks, to steam railways and fairy tale castles there is so much to do in the Borders Take a look

A hub of activity

A hub of activity
So much going on From book festivals to ride outs, historical re-enactments and rugby, the Borders keeps you entertained year round. Take a look

Explore The Capital

Explore The Capital
So much going on Less than an hour from Edinburgh, home to the largest annual international arts festival in the world. This includes the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Take a look
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General Conditions of Let

Tenancy: The tenancy will be a Short Assured Tenancy under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988. The Lease may be renewed at the end of the prescribed term of let but applicants should be aware that possession of the property can be recovered by the proprietor at the expiry of the Lease if required.

Entry and Duration: Entry shall be at such date as may be agreed. The duration of the Lease shall be for an initial period of not less than six months.

Rent: The rent shall be payable monthly in advance by Standing Order on the 1st of each month with a proportionate amount payable on entry.

Repairs: The proprietor shall maintain the premises wind and water tight and keep in repair the structure and exterior of the house (including drains, gutters and external pipes), the installations in the house for the supply of water and electricity and for sanitation (including basins, sinks, baths and sanitary conveniences) and installations for space heating and water heating with the exception of any repairs occasioned by any act, omission or negligence of the tenant. Internal decoration shall be the tenant’s responsibility.

Painting: The proprietor shall carry out external painting.

Deposit: A deposit of two months rent will be payable on entry. This will be repaid to the tenant on termination of the lease, provided all obligations of the lease are fulfilled and the property left in a satisfactory condition.

References: The Estate will require the applicant, in the event of them finding a property that they wish to rent, to complete a Credit Check before granting them a tenancy.

Other Conditions: All the other customary Roxburghe Estates conditions of let shall apply and a copy of the pro forma Lease can be inspected at the Estate Office by bona fide intending applicants.

Viewing: Arrangements to view the property may be made by contacting Victoria Roddie, Roxburghe Estates Office, Kelso (Telephone 01573 223333)

Tenancy Application: Applications for the tenancy should be submitted on the accompanying form and delivered to Edward Johnson MRICS, Assistant Factor, at the address below.

Roxburghe Estates Office, Kelso, Roxburghshire TD5 7SF