Stunning 5 star house with 5 double bedrooms, three with their own dressing area, ensuite bathrooms, garden room/snug, large hot tub, stunning views.
Terms & Conditions
The following terms apply:
“Owner” shall mean Airhouses (M.W. and C.A. Houghton)
“Customer” shall mean the person who made the booking
“Tenants” shall mean the people in the Customer’s party
When you submit a booking via our online booking system you will receive an automatically generated booking summary by email to the email address you provide in the booking form. This does not form a contract between us. A contract shall only arise when your deposit payment has cleared and your booking is confirmed in writing via a letter of confirmation sent by post or email.
The Customer agrees to take full responsibility for ensuring that all the following Terms and Conditions are adhered to by ALL members of the party.
1. The number of people occupying the premises during the day or overnight shall not exceed the number stated on the booking form. Breach of this rule will terminate the contract without recompense to the Customer.
2. The maximum per property at any one time is:
The Capercaillie - 10
The Buchanan - 6
The Ramsay - 4
The Lodge - 2
The Rowan Pod - 2
3. The Customer and Tenants agree to vacate the hired premises without demand at the termination of the period of hire.
4. Owner has the right to enter the property at any reasonable time for the purpose of inspection or repair work.
5. All properties are totally non-smoking.
6. The Customer and Tenants agree to monitor children at all times and note that children are not allowed in the Hot Tubs unless adults are supervising.
7. Weber Charcoal BBQs are provided for the Lamont, Buchanan, Ramsay and The Lodge. A starter pack of Dorset Charcoal is provided and additional bags can be purchased.
Only our own BBQs with the supplied charcoal are permitted to be used.
The BBQ must be used on the lower decking in the case of the Lamont, Buchanan and Lodge and on the rear decking for the Ramsay.
Dorset Charcoal is provided for the Capercaillie and the Rowan BBQ Huts.
8. The Customer shall undertake to prevent any member of his/her party from causing a nuisance or disturbance to other residents, neighbouring occupiers or farm livestock. We reserve the right to terminate the visit of any person whose conduct is detrimental to the comfort of others, without recompense to the Customer.
NO music to be played outside at any time
Please ensure that patio doors/windows are shut if playing music inside loudly.
Please be aware that sound carries particularly after dusk.
9. The Customer undertakes to leave the premises secure if left unoccupied during the period of let.
10. The Customer undertakes to relieve the Owner of any liability for damage or injury, however caused, by any member of his/her party.
11. The Owner cannot accept responsibility for the failure of services such as gas, water, electricity, sewerage systems, breakdown of domestic equipment, mechanical equipment, Wi-Fi, hot tub etc. However, everything will be done to arrange prompt repairs or replacements.
12. The Owner, his agents or employees accept no responsibility for loss, injury or damage to any member of the Customer’s party of their property, howsoever caused, arising in any manner out of the let of the premises.
13. Dogs are welcome by arrangement. Please see our Dog Charter.
14. The Customer and Tenants agree to respect and look after the accommodation during their stay and to leave the property clean and tidy.
In the following instances there may be additional charges:
For breakages, loss or damage – the Customer should report any deficiency which they notice on arrival, and any which occurs during their stay. Where appropriate the Customer will be liable to pay the replacement cost of the item.
When Customer/Tenants leave the house, furniture, bbqs or equipment dirty. The house will be in a clean condition on your arrival and it must be left in a like condition. The right is reserved to make a charge for additional cleaning if the property has not been left clean and tidy.
Fees for Reservation
Deposit – your booking will be confirmed following receipt of the relevant deposit. The deposit of 25% is payable on booking and forms part of the total rate for the property.
The balance is due not less than 42 days before the arrival date for the Capercaillie and 32 days before the arrival date for the remaining properties.
Payment may be by debit card, credit card (2.5% surcharge applies to credit cards) or BACS.
Where more than one property is booked for the same party, an additional Housekeeping Deposit will be required.
Cancellation – Our cancellation terms are as follows:
The deposit once paid is non-refundable, regardless of circumstances and the dates cannot be moved. We strongly recommend taking out Holiday Insurance.
Once the balance is paid this will be refunded, or part refunded, if the property can be re-let.
Disclaimer: The Owner has taken every care to ensure the accuracy of property descriptions and all information is provided in good faith and believed to be correct. In the event that any individual term or clause stated in this Contract is not permissible by law, the remainder of the Contract shall remain valid. This Contract is governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of Scotland and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.
This does not affect your statutory rights.
To do our very best to ensure your holiday is everything you could wish it to be!
Type Self Catering
Sleeps 2 - 10
£350 - £2500 per week
Self catering with a difference! Five exceptional lodges set in 600 acres of farmland. Ensuite bathrooms and outside hot tubs!
Self catering with a difference! Five beautiful lodges set in 633 acres of farmland. En-suite bathrooms and outside hot tubs - pure luxury! Take time to feed the pet pigs or miniature Shetland Ponies, enjoy the beautiful Scottish Borders, visit Edinburgh, explore the coastline, walk the hills, or just chill out. Relax in Style!
Circular 3.5 mile Treasure Trail from your lodge, Children's Puzzzle Trail plus lots of walks and nature trails. Take Rosie for a walk - one of the little Sheltand Ponies.
Three double bedrooms on ground level each with ensuite bathrooms. Large living/dining/kitchen with vaulted ceilings.
Master bedroom has super kingsize bed and the other two bedrooms have kingsize beds - one of which can be made into a twin bedded room
Downstairs - 2 double ensuite bedrooms with super king size beds - one can be split into a twin bedded room
Upstairs - large twin bedded room (can be changed to super kingsize double) Private bathroom off landing. Ceilings are coombed so low at sides and therefore more suitable for smaller people!
Large living/dining/kitchen area
Extensive outside decking areas with hot tub, furniture and picnic area
2 double bedrooms with super kingsize beds with ensuite bathrooms. Can be split into twin rooms if required. Stunning views. Outside hot tub
Additional Directions Information
The simplest way to reach Airhouses is by car and there is plenty of parking. If you put in our postcode you will be taken the wrong way. If you put in the post code TD2 6PY you will come up the road straight from the village of Oxton and as the road levels out, you will see a purple sign. Turn right at this sign, over a cattle grid and follow the farm road for 1 mile.
We are situated 2 miles off the A68, half an hour south of Edinburgh. The nearest village is Oxton, and the nearest small town is Lauder. Directions from the North and the South from the A68 are downloadable from the bottom of the page.
The nearest main line station is Edinburgh Waverley (40 minutes drive from Airhouses). There is a fast, regular service from London (4 hours 20 minutes) using Virgin East Coast. This was formerly the route of the Flying Scotsman.
There is now a regular train service from Edinburgh into the Scottish Borders, The Waverley Line. This train stops at a few stations on the way and the nearest to use is either Gorebridge or Stow. It then continues to Galashiels and Tweedbank.
There are various car hire companies at Edinburgh or Enterprise Car Hire in Galashiels. Enterprise will collect you from the station and take you to your hire car.
Alternatively, taxis are available from the various stations but best to book in advance. For Stow, Galashiels or Tweedbank, 01896 756789 (5Star Taxis), Bordoor2door.com on 0748 6626484 for pick up Stow, and if there are 8 of you or more, then Lauderdale Coaches on 07815 311667.
Edinburgh Airport is to the west of Edinburgh and is a 40 minute drive. Lots of hire car companies at the Airport. There is no rail link yet but the Airlinke 100 service runs 24 hours and calls at Waverley Station, where you can then get a train to the Borders.
Glasgow Airport is about an hour and half drive from Airhouses. Short taxi journey takes you to Paisley Gilmour Street station for a train into Edinburgh Waverley, then onwards into the Borders or hire a car at Edinburgh. Alternatively, the main M8 goes directly past Glasgow Airport making it an easy drive via the M8, then the A720 (Edinburgh ByPass) to the A68 and Airhouses.
Newcastle Airport is on the north side of Newcastle and under a 2 hour drive from Airhouses. Driving is straighforward and relatively quiet roads. There are numerous car hire companies at the Airport.
There are regular ferry services into the ports of Newcastle and Hull – check with DFDS Seaways and P&O ferries for further details. If you are coming from Northern Ireland, there is also a service from Belfast to Cairnryan with Stena Line, as well as P&O ferries between Larne and Cairnryan or Troon. After arriving at these ports, you can travel on to the Scottish Borders by road, with the journey time being around four hours from Hull, three hours from Cairnryan and about an hour and a half from Newcastle. Car Hire Facilities are at all the ports.
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Airhouses Special Offers
Bank Holiday Special!
Available from Monday the 26th August for 4 nights. The award winning Capercaillie, sleeping up to 10, with your own Hot Tub, beautiful views, lots to see and do on the farm, locally in the Scottish Borders and in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Welcome Breakfast Basket included. Perfect 3 generation holiday house. Explore Scotland, enjoy the farm and the rare breed animals, or just relax and look at the views. Start making memories and book online now. Just half an hour from Edinburgh so the perfect location tocatch the end of the Edinburgh Festival.
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