Fauhope House

Melrose, Scottish Borders
Bed & Breakfast


Bucolic bliss in the Scottish Borders. Stunning views, luxurious rooms, fantastic hosts who give you afternoon tea or sherry on arrival

Bedroom

3 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

Near to Melrose Abbey and the glorious St Cuthbert’s Walk, this solid 1890s house is immersed in bucolic bliss. Views soar to the Eildon Hills through wide windows with squashy seats; all is luxurious, elegant, fire-lit and serene with an eclectic mix of art. Bedrooms are warm with deeply coloured walls, pale tartan blankets and soft velvet and linen; bathrooms are modern and pristine. Breakfast is served with smiles at a flower-laden table and overlooking those purple hills. A short walk through the blooming garden and over a footbridge takes you to the interesting town of Melrose, with shops, restaurants and its own theatre.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Dogs

Biscuits, pig's ears, good water and advice on walks.

Dogs charged only if there is damage! Max. 1 dog.

Parkland in front of house. Fabulous walks up the hill behind; 5-minute walk to a river to jump in. Dogs on leads when the sheep are in lamb and at lambing time.

Meals
Pub/restaurant 0.5 miles.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £140
Surcharges
Singles £98.
3 Twin/doubles
From £140

Reviews

superb, your writeup was spot on, owners welcoming to a high degree, afternoon on the delightful terrace looking down the beautiful grounds to a vista of Melrose surrounded by beautiful wooded hills. Our bedroom was beyond our dreams, breakfast an absolute delight, surrounded by other very happy guests. Oh yes please we do want to go back. Big mistake though Alistair Sawday - the printed postcode was incorrect - we spent half an hour finding the house having been routed to the wrong place. We forgive you because Fauhope was so special, but I think the owners were a little miffed!!

Pamela, Devizes uk

An oasis of tranquil and scent of flowers. My 9 year old daughter and I spent the weekend and hardly felt the need to leave the house. It is located at a particularly beautiful stretch of the Tweed river. The room was pure luxury, just as the breakfast. That combined with the very hospitable owners made it a unique experience.

Erik, Sint pancras

Sumptuous surroundings with every comfort provided. A warm welcome and superb hospitality. Many thanks.

Carol

We stayed with the lovely Sheila and enjoyed her gracious home and hospitality due to our fellow travellers who had stayed twice before. Our cousins, Robyn and John booked our stay and we can only say how glorious was our accommodation and how delightful our hosts. Thank you, we dream of returning one day. Xxx

Kerry

Fauhope House is a dream of a place to stay; it has charm and character both inside and out. Extremely warm and comfortable in every respect. Sheila & Ian are very welcoming with nothing too much trouble..

Sylvia

This is the perfect place to stay. They could not do more for you... The place is picturesque and I wish I could return sooner rather than later.

Susie

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Ian & Sheila Robson

  • There are numerous attractions in and around Melrose.
  • Abbotsford House Visitor Centre, Melrose Abbey and Floors Castle are just a selection of the places to visit and pass an enjoyable afternoon whilst in the area.
  • For the outdoor enthusiast there are walking trails, cycling routes, fishing and golf all nearby.
  • Here at Fauhope we aim to make your stay with us as relaxing as possible. With this in mind we now offer beauty treatments from our in house therapist