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Driftwood

Eyemouth, Scottish Borders

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The Property

This traditional, terraced, former fisherman's cottage dates back to 1860 and is excellently positioned in the conservation area of old Eyemouth, in the heart of this fishing port, on Scotland's beautiful Berwickshire coast. This Eyemouth cottage is ideal for a couple or a family, and is in a convenient location just two minutes' walk to the beach, shops and pubs. Set over three floors with sea views, this Eyemouth cottage has three bedrooms, one double and two singles, as well as a family bathroom. The spacious sitting room occupies the first floor, and the kitchen with dining area is on the ground floor. A short stroll from this Eyemouth cottage brings you to the working harbour of this coastal town; here you will discover a sandy beach and a good selection of cafes, shops and bars. The Nature Reserve of St Abbs is only a short drive from your cottage, and you can take a boat trip and enjoy the sea air and wildlife. With coastal walks, golf and fishing on offer, there is something for everyone at this Eyemouth cottage.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x second floor double, 1 x second floor single, 1 x single. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities

Gas central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, Blu-ray, 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. Roadside parking next to cottage. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pub and beach 2 mins walk. Note: Sloping ceiling in double bedroom. Note: Due to the style of property, the stairs are narrow and steep and may not be suitable for the elderly or infirm.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:4
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:1
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location

Eyemouth

Chirnside 4 miles; St Abbs 4.5 miles; Berwick upon Tweed 8 miles; Duns 11 miles.

Situated on the east coast, just over the Scottish border, and only eight miles north of Berwick upon Tweed, Eyemouth has been a bustling fishing port for centuries, and there is still a fish market supplied from local fishing boats today. Narrow cobbled streets preserve the ancient character of this delightful coastal town, and there are a number of visitor attractions outlining the history of the area. Visit Gunsgreen House and learn some of the history of the town and the smuggling that once took place, or enjoy the museum, fishing heritage centre and art galleries on offer. There are excellent golfing facilities available, with a cliff top course in town and a number of other courses in the area, while walks, cycling, bird watching and visits to castles and country houses are all within a short driving distance. Visit Ayton Castle, Coldingham Priory, Paxton House, Manderston House, Floors Castle and the magnificent walled town of Berwick upon Tweed for an exciting day out. Both Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne are reached in an hour, making Eyemouth a wonderful base for touring South Scotland, and the North of England.

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Comfortable house, very cosy and warm. Loved the big kitchen.

Mrs Johnstone, Bathgate, October 2013

The cottage was cosy. The cottage is in such a great location, 5 minutes from the beach and harbour, shops, swimming pool and the start of coastal walks. There are lots of interesting places to visit in Eyemouth, but also Edinburgh, and Holy Island are fairly easy to get to if you have a car. The people are really friendly in the town, and we had the feeling that they really wanted us to enjoy our holiday! Absolutely brilliant.

Mrs Standish, Bedford, September 2013