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No. 2 Braefoot, The Yair

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No. 2 Braefoot, The Yair

Entire house
6 guestsStudio5 beds2.5 baths
6 guests
5 beds
2.5 baths
Great check-in experience
93% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

No. 2 Braefoot Cottage is located on the picturesque and private Yair Estate, which is situated on the banks of the River Tweed, in the heart of the Scottish Borders, approximately 35 miles south of Edinburgh, 6 miles from Galashiels, 5 miles from Selkirk and 7 miles from Melrose.

The Yair is the perfect base from which to explore all that this part of Scotland has to offer and is ideally suited to those looking to enjoy the outdoors. The famous Southern Upland Way (Scotland's coat to coast walking and cycle route) is a stone throw from the the property and there are plenty of other activities on the doorstep, including Mountain Biking trails, fishing, golfing etc.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 10AM


Accessible-height toilet


47 Reviews

Terry User Profile
September 2018
Loved staying here - beautiful property. Lots of nature and areas to wander.
Bell User Profile
September 2018
The cottage was clean and comfortable, in beatiful peaceful surroundings.
Alex User Profile
September 2018
Lovely quaint cottage on the beautiful Yair estate. We expected to be able to hear some road noise as we checked out the location on (Hidden by Airbnb) maps, so it didn't detract from our enjoyment of our stay.
Sarah User Profile
August 2018
Amazing little cottage in the most fantastic location. Great size for two families and the gardens etc were fab. Kids loved the river and tennis courts. Great location for the zoo at Edinburgh and the local town was nice. Olly was a great host. We had a few issues with the fire …
Ludovic User Profile
August 2018
The Yair is a very quiet place; we really enjoyed our stay with our three children (2, 6 and 8 years old). The house is clean and corresponds to the pictures. The tennis court was most appreciated, especially for the children who could also play in a small back garden fully fence…
Jennifer User Profile
July 2018
This is a fab house in a beautiful spot! Part of an attractive old stable block, it’s at the end of a private road, so very quiet. The surrounding grounds are stunning, with plenty of woodland and riverside walks and a tennis court (rackets were supplied). The house itself was ve…
Rian User Profile
July 2018
A great cottage. Lovely decoration and nice rooms.

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Joined in October 2013
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