Hume Cottage

Chirnside near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scotland (Ref. 28941)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi
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  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Chirnside 0.8 miles. A superb detached cottage in the walled garden grounds of the owner’s house, just outside Chirnside in the beautiful Scottish Borders. Well-appointed throughout to provide surprisingly spacious, contemporary accommodation, this Chirnside cottage is ideal for a couple seeking a relaxing break in one of the most attractive parts of Scotland. Set over the ground floor, this Chirnside cottage has a double bedroom and a generous open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with solid oak flooring. French doors open onto a private patio where you can relax with a drink and plan your activities. A gate through the walled garden at this Chirnside cottage leads you to the Millennium Walk and down to the River Whiteadder, where there is good salmon and trout fishing, and the River Tweed is also nearby. In the summer months, when weather permits, there is a tennis court on the shared lawn within the walled garden of the owner’s property, available for use by guests at this lovely Chirnside cottage. Built on the Ninewells Estate, once the home of philosopher David Hume, this Chirnside cottage is the ideal base for exploring this part of the country. A short walk south is an award-winning 18th century coaching inn, and in the other direction is the village of Chirnside, offering various shops. Within a 20 mile radius are a collection of castles including Floors, Ayton, Duns and Lindisfarne, as well as superb walking and cycling on the Southern Upland Way and St Cuthbert’s Way, along with visits to St Abbs Nature Reserve, and a selection of golf courses. A superb Chirnside cottage with something for everyone.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with electric stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with full Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Two bikes available at own risk. Patio with furniture, shared use of owner's lawned garden and grass tennis court (available during summer months, weather permitting). One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 12 mins walk. Note: Fishing available on River Whiteadder. Please bring own rods and a permit is required (available from local shop). Note: Only children under 2 allowed at this property.

Note: Only children under 2 allowed at this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

CHIRNSIDE

Duns 6 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 9 miles.

The village of Chirnside occupies an elevated position overlooking the River Whiteadder and offers stunning views across the magnificent Cheviot and Lammermuir Hills. A number of interesting landmarks depict the village's long history, including a 16th Century dovecot and a beautiful parish church, believed to date back to the 12th Century. Each summer, the Jim Clark Rally, the only 'closed roads' race on mainland Britain, takes place in and around the Borders as a memorial to the village’s home born champion. Just 9 miles away lies the charming, coastal town of Berwick, boasting quaint, narrow streets enclosed within Elizabethan walls, excellent shopping and dining facilities and an interesting arts centre. The local area affords fantastic fishing, golf, walking and riding opportunities and the nearby resorts of Eyemouth, Coldingham and Spittal offer soft, sandy beaches, ideal for a relaxing afternoon. A brilliant location for exploring historic Edinburgh, the stunning Northumberland coastline, and the attractions of Holy Island, Paxton House, Manderson, Bamburgh and Alnwick Castle. Chirnside is a great holiday location all year round.