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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "Thank you for providing a peaceful, tranquil place."

    A lovely cottage in wonderful countryside, truly a hidden gem. Thank you for your hospitality and ensuring our stay was perfect. The Prosecco you kindly chilled for us on our arrival was such a sweet touch

    Thank you for your kind review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay, we certainly enjoyed having you and buddy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage with lovely garden & a paddock for the dogs to run about in which they loved."

    There was everything in the cottage that you need. Great little shop in Cornhill for bacon rolls & sandwiches & cakes. Many thanks to hosts Jim & Pamela who were lovely. Would definitely go again.

    Thank you Andrew for you very welcome review. It was lovely to welcome you to Loanview and so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We would look forward to seeing you all again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2024

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size, 1 x ground-floor twin, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi and DVD player
  • Electric and wood for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn, patio, furniture
  • Garden cabin with seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Stair case at property is narrow and steep, please take care
  • Note: There is a step up to property
  • Note: Although the bathroom is on the ground floor, there are two steps up to it with hand rail.

The property

Loanview is a traditional cottage and sits below the Wark castle, (the alleged location of the Knights of the Garter) near the river Tweed. Suitable off road parking for 2 cars, an enclosed garden, pet friendly with enclosed paddock for exercise. Enter a porch with area for coats and boots then through the double doors into a small hall leading to living room, kitchen, stairs and bathroom. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, electric cooker, microwave and air fryer for preparing meals to be eaten by the fire in the living room/diner. It has plenty crockery, cutlery dishes, and pans. The living room is a relaxing area with plenty of comfortable seating, the dresser has a selection of books and cupboards have lots of information of places you may like to visit both in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. The ground floor has too well presented bedrooms, a king size bed with plenty storage.

A double bedroom with twin beds. There are 2 steps with hand rail to bathroom with shower over, WC, and basin.

There is a heated towel rail. The attic bedroom has steep staircase leading to twin beds, ideal for children and adults. Step outside to the fenced garden with its log cabin, ideal for relaxing, planning your next adventure or wrapping up in blankets and star watching clear nights.

The garden table and chairs for alfresco dining.

There is a barbecue area near the cottage. There is a fenced paddock ideal for children to play games and for dogs to run around in. Loanview is situated at the north end of the historic village of Wark with the remains of the castle the alleged location of the origin of the Knight of the Garter.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Kelso 10.4 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 12.8 miles.

Home to the famous Coldstream Guards, the pretty borders town of Coldstream sits on the northern bank of the River Tweed, and was once a rival to Gretna Green for runaway marriages. There is a museum dedicated to the Guards, a good selection of shops and pubs, or visitors can try their hand at a variety of activities, including cycling, fishing, golf, riding or walking in the beautiful surrounding countryside. The picturesque seat of The Earls of Home, including former Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home, is The Hirsel, an estate to the west of the town with a fine mansion in beautiful grounds through which flow the Leet Waters, famous for a wide range of birds which nest there. With the Scottish borders and North Northumberland easily accessible, this is a fantastic base from which to make the most of the region. There are multiple locations nearby to explore-


It is 2 miles to Cornhill on Tweed, you will find the Collingwood Arms Hotel, and the village shop that sell everything you could need. Home-made cakes ,pies, sandwiches, coffees, papers, wine, fresh meat, groceries and a lovely selection of gifts.
The Cornhill Centre, houses, Maggie's beautiful silver jewellery, Next door is Linda sells handmade gifts, cards and plant, You can visit the new Botanics and make your own taste of gin.


Coldstream is 2 miles north of Cornhill On Tweed sits on the northern bank of the River Tweed was once a rival to Gretna Green for runaway marriages.

Fascinating walks await in the woods and parkland of the Hirsel, home the Earls of Home and the late prime minister Sir Alec Douglas Home. Enjoy lunches and coffees in the cafe and visit the pottery. Walk around the lake and spend a quiet time in the Hide watching the wide range of nesting birds there.

On the first Thursday in August a cavalcade of approximately 200 horses and riders will cross the Tweed from Coldstream to Flodden and commemorate those killed on both sides at the Battle of Flodden in 1513


Kelso is 7 miles from the cottage along the river Tweed . Visit the Abbey and the French style square where you will find many interesting shops.

Cafes and pubs.
Visit the beautiful Floors Castle, home of the Duke of Roxburgh, enjoy lunch or coffee in the cafe or stroll around the woods and gardens
There are many festivals in the Border towns where horse riders mark boundaries of local villages.

The Hirsel has a lovely 18 hole park golf course so if you like a round give it a try .
The Tweed if famous for its fishing and permits can be bought locally.


The country side in Northumberland is so diverse, the National Park has some wonderful scenery and an ideal area for walkers and cyclists, climbers.

Many areas including the College valley, Common Burn, Langley Ford, Beamish Valley and walk to Linhope Spout.

Wooler is a market town with lovely views and walks to surrounding hills. It has many independent shops and a new whiskey distillery called Ad Gefrin. Visit the shop and the bistro and enjoy a lovely lunch or just a coffee by its great fire place. Book a trip around the distillery and visit the museum and have a tasting session.
You can see the archaeological site of the great kings of Northumberland near to Kirk Newton on the road to the College Valley.
Visit Ford village and view the beautiful wall paintings in the Lady Waterford Hall. Not far from Ford is Heatherlaw Mill where a small train that will take you to Etal Village where you might be lucky and see the salmon leap. The area is great for walking, picnics and paddling in the streams and rivers.
From Cheviot to the beautiful North East Coast, there is so much variety for visitors to see and do. There is Alnwick Castle home of the Duke of Northumberland and famous for its outstanding gardens and of course where some of the Harry Potter films were made. The castle is a must for children of all ages.
Bamburgh Castle over looking the great popular beaches, Seahouses known for its harbour and fish and chips, not forgetting the amazing Robson's kippers. Maybe take them home for breakfast or tea.
13 miles from the cottage is Berwick upon Tweed where you can purchase amazing sea food and walk along the walls where you can see the ramparts and it's defences as well as amazing sea views.

There is so much history and beauty in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, so come along and find this secret lands for yourselves.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas