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/THE GLORIOUS TWELFTH
Location:  All of the Borders
The Glorious Twelfth is the start of the shooting season for Red Grouse in Britain. This is one of the busiest days in the shooting season, with large amounts of game being shot. The date itself is traditional.  Since British law says that the start of the season cannot fall on a Sunday, it is sometimes postponed to 13 August.

/EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL
Location:  Edinburgh, 43.6 miles
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city. The festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, musicals, operas, music, exhibitions and events.

/ALNWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Location:  Alnwick, 41.9 miles
Every year in August Alnwick with the sounds and sights of the International Music Festival. Eight days of passionate folk dancing, music and colourful costumes in the historic surroundings of Alnwick - a unique cultural experience!

/ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW
Lots to do for all the family and dogs are more than welcome.  Entertainment, childrens activities, shopping and fashion, outdoor living and countryside, food and drink and farming all in the same location!

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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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