Howford sits in an elevated and private position overlooking the River Tweed and in the heart of the Tweed Valley.

Set amidst the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, 5 miles from the picturesque market town of Peebles and 50 minutes to Edinburgh, this is a relaxed country home suitable for family gatherings, reunions and celebrations which can be held at neighbouring Traquair House.

Part of the Traquair Estate, Howford is a 10 minute walk to Traquair, Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House and Traquair offers a range of exclusive offers to guests staying at Howford including dining facilities in the eighteenth century Dining Room, use of the tennis court and discounted entry to house and free entry to grounds.


The house has recently been renovated and is furnished with antique furniture and a stunning collection of modern art. Still retaining many of their original features, the rooms are large and spacious with an elegant Drawing Room and snug downstairs, formal Dining Room and large farmhouse kitchen complete with aga as well as electric cooker. There is also a large utility room with ample spacing for washing and drying clothes.

Upstairs there are 5 well apportioned bedrooms all with luxurious beds including a four poster and a further 2 bedrooms in the rear wing all with large zip and link beds that can be converted to twins or king size doubles. On the third floor there are two large attic rooms with their own bathroom that can sleep up to 4 people, ideal for children or teenagers who want to be self-contained.

On the ground floor there is a fully accessible bedroom with a ramp to entrance and accessible shower/bathroom. The ground floor is fully accessible for wheelchair users.




Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, Scotland, EH44 6PW


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