40 Ravensdowne

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumbria (Ref. 27454)

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Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sleeps

    10

  • Bedrooms

    5

  • Bathrooms

    5

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

An impressive, Georgian, Grade ll listed terraced town house, centrally located within the Elizabethan walls of Berwick-upon-Tweed. This delightful Berwick-upon-Tweed cottage offers an ideal holiday retreat for extended family or friends wishing to explore the delights of the scenic Borders coast and countryside. Retaining many original features, this lovely Berwick-upon-Tweed cottage enjoys a well-equipped, fitted kitchen with adjoining dining room and a cosy sitting room with a warming living flame, gas fire for chilly evenings. All five bedrooms at this Berwick-upon-Tweed cottage have en-suite facilities, four with shower rooms and one double bedroom with a bathroom, offering comfortable sleeping accommodation for everyone. Outside, the small patio garden to the side is a suntrap, and an ideal spot to sit and relax with a cup of tea. A very short stroll from the rear of this holiday cottage in Berwick-upon-Tweed will take you over the Elizabethan Fortified Walls, where you will find magnificent coastal views and it is just a short, car-free walk to the beach. Why not take some time to soak up the atmosphere of Berwick’s turbulent history, or take a walk to discover the magnificent border bridge, bustling shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes? Steeped in history, the battlefields of Flodden and Halidon Hill are just a short drive away, as are the many castles and golden beaches of the Heritage Coast. If you fancy leaving the car behind, a 45-minute train journey from Berwick-upon-Tweed will take you to the cultural centres of Edinburgh to the north, and Newcastle to the south. A lovely Berwick-upon-Tweed cottage, in a perfect holiday location for your next get-together.

Accommodation

Over four floors: Five bedrooms (four with en-suite shower, basin and WC and one with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC): 2 x first floor king-size double, 1 x first floor twin, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x third floor 2' 6" twin with sea views. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with gas fire.

Amenities

Gas central heating with gas fire. Electric double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Free roadside parking with permit for 1 car. Additional parking in free car park 5 mins walk. Patio with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk. Beach less than 10 mins walk. Note: There is limited headroom in the third floor twin. Note: One of the king-size double bedrooms is accessed via a separate staircase leading from the dining room.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute

About the location

BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

Alnwick 35 miles; Holy Island 10 miles; Edinburgh 56 miles.

Berwick is England’s most northerly town and changed hands 13 times whilst the English and the Scots fought for control of the Borders! Nowadays this small coastal town retains much of its charm, with quaint narrow streets enclosed within great Elizabethan walls - walks along these offer spectacular views over the coast and river estuary. The town offers excellent amenities including shops/supermarkets, restaurants and pubs, whilst the Maltings Arts Centre provides an extensive programme of cultural events including music, theatre and cinema. Fishing, golf and riding are all available locally and there is a leisure centre in the town offering a pool with waves and flume. Two miles away is the seaside resort of Spittal, with its sandy beaches. Berwick has excellent public transport and there is a frequent train service to both Newcastle, Edinburgh and Durham.

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