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St Abbs near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders

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The Property

A delightful, semi-detached, traditional stone-built fisherman’s cottage, a very special retreat for nature lovers, in a wonderful position in St. Abbs, close to the St. Abb’s Head Nature Reserve. This cosy St. Abbs cottage provides comfortable, welcoming accommodation, including three bedrooms, a fitted kitchen with dining area, and a sitting room with an open fire. This St. Abbs cottage is just a few minutes' walk from the sea, with the coastal path on the doorstep, and is a great base for walking, cycling or touring this lovely area. While this St. Abbs cottage makes a wonderfully peaceful retreat, the A1 is just 4 miles away, giving excellent access to the Scottish Borders and the Northumberland coast. Boat trips and fishing are also available locally, while the walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Holy Island and the landscapes of the Cheviots are all an easy drive away from this St. Abbs cottage.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

Electric storage heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher. Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room. TV, DVD, radio, library of books, games and DVDs. Electricity inc. in rent. Fuel for fire can be purchased locally. Bed linen inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking at rear of property for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1.5 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:5
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:1
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

About the location

St Abbs

Berwick-upon-Tweed 11 miles; Edinburgh 49 miles.

Just over the Border into Scotland, St Abbs is a picturesque fishing village with a delightful harbour and fishermen's cottages hugging the hillside, situated on a beautiful stretch of Berwickshire coastline. Diving can be enjoyed from the harbour, while the nearby St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve has a rich variety of wildlife and is a paradise for birdwatchers! An ideal location for walks - the Cheviots, Scottish Borders and the spectacular coastline all offer excellent walking. There is a safe, sandy beach less than 1 mile away in nearby Coldingham, which is very popular with surfers. The historic fortified Border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, with shops, a museum and a castle, is nearby, and is well worth a visit. Holy Island, the Farne Islands, the attractive seaside villages of Craster, Eyemouth and Seahouses, and Edinburgh, capital city of Scotland, are all within touring distance.

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Excellent cottage in ideal location.

Mrs Mortimer, Keighley, August 2013

The cottage was spotless and had wonderful local walks on the doorstep.

Mr Bridges, High Peak, June 2013

The cottage was so close to the sea and to Coldingham Bay. The walk to St Abbs Head was great with amazing views and bird life.

Mrs Hustler, Horncastle, August 2012

Loved the village of St Abbs. Cottage in great location, good value.

Mr Blythe, Stroud, August 2012

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