St Abbs near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders
A delightful stone-built, semi-detached cottage situated on the stunning Berwickshire coastline, in the quaint fishing village of St Abbs, just 11 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Lovingly converted with exposed timbers and sloping ceilings throughout, this former fishing store offers upside down accommodation with an open plan living area on the first floor, providing a wonderful place to relax and enjoy some of the spectacular sea views on offer. Explore the harbour, take a boat trip around the coast, enjoy the coastal walks and fantastic beaches close by or visit the renowned St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve or some of the great castles, stately homes and gardens available in the area. With the historic City of Edinburgh, the Farne Islands and Holy Island all within easy reach, this charming property provides the perfect romantic retreat!
One ground floor double bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburning-effect stove.
Oil central heating and electric convector heaters with electric stove in sitting area. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, DVD, radio. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking for 1 car. Small patio area with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 1 mile, beach 10 mins walk.
At a glance
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
About the location
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. Abbs Head 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.