Near Bank Cottage

St Abbs near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders (Ref. 801)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Savage

    “Great place to stay, cottage was ...”

    Great place to stay, cottage was just as expected.location is great for walking and not far from main towns like Berwick or Dunbar.

    Great place to stay, cottage was just as expected.location is great for walking and not far from main towns like Berwick or Dunbar. We will be returning later inyear when prices are lower.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside

The property

Originally built for the lighthouse keepers of St Abbs, this delightful traditional end-terrace stone-built cottage is a very special retreat for the nature lover, being in a wonderful position beside St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve and surrounded by beautiful countryside.

There is access to the nature reserve directly from the cottage and St Abbs village is a short half mile walk or drive away.

The cottage provides comfortable, cosy accommodation and is a great base for walking, cycling or touring this lovely area of Berwickshire.

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.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Well-equipped fitted kitchen with pantry. Cosy sitting room with dining area and open fire.

Amenities

  • Electric night storage heaters with open fire in sitting room and wall-mounted fan heaters in shower room and kitchen
  • Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Recently extended rear garden with garden furniture
  • One well-behaved dog under strict control welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

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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 3 miles 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.

Note - Check in for this property is from 4pm

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