Welcome to Old Templar's Cottage. This ground floor apartment for 2 people in a converted historic hall, is only 1 minutes walk from the sandy beach of Spittal, Berwick-upon-Tweed. It may be suitable for the less mobile & is dog friendly
Templars Cottage is part of converted historic hall and is located on the ground floor with its own secluded courtyard. The lounge dining room has comfortable leather sofa and armchair, dining area and a Smart TV to keep up with Facebook and internet.There is free Wifi too. Central heating and double glazing means the apartment is warm for the off season months. The aprtment is only 75 metres from the sandy beach
The kitchen area is fully equiped with dishwasher and large fridge freezer, washer dryer, microwave and full cooker. There is plenty of crockery, glassware and cooking equipemnt supplied. Cleaning and cooking items including dishwasher tablets, foil, cling film, kitchen towel and tea towels are provided. Starter supplies of tea, coffee, sugar, free range eggs and a Welcome Basket are included
The bathroom has the advantage of a full size bath, a large seperate shower cubicle and an illuminated mirror with shaver point. Organic soap, made specially for Border Holiday Homes, is usually provided (not through covid) together with bath, hand towelsand face cloths
The bedroom has a high quality king size bed with the option of duvet or sheets and blankets. A second wall mounted TV with free view is provided. The mirrored wardrobe and top boxes provide lots of storage areas.
There is an enclosed courtyard area with garden furniture and bbq. It is accessed from the pedestrain walkway about five feet from the front door, (not from the living room). There is a lockable cycle shed in the courtyard to give secure covered protection for our cyclist visitors. cycle and walking maps are provided. Easy parking is found in the layby on the road outside.
Spittal is a lovely location for exploring the Scottish Borders and the Northumberland Coastline. The L.S. Lowry trail around Berwick takes you around the town and riverbank and along the historic medieval walls. The Northumberland coastal Path is close by and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is only fifteen minutes drive away. Visit the historic houses and castles in the area - Paxton House, Manderston, and Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth where you can find out about the smuggling history. Further afield lovers of Harry Potter can visit Alnwick Castle and gardens. Cragside is another great day out.For golfers the local courses, Magdalen Fields and Eyemouth and Duns are within 10 miles. The beach nearby offers very safe sea swimming or there is a new leisure centre with pool only five minutes
Close to the apartment there is a useful general store for basics and excellent pies!!I Seafood lovers can buy direct form the Berwick Shellfish Company on the river front ten minutes walk away. There is a frequent local bus that travels via the local supermarkets into the historic centre of Berwick where there is a thriving Theatre and Cinema and many good pubs, restaurants and shops plus banks.
We welcome well behaved dogs at Old Templars cottage. There is no charge for the first pet but a second pet is chargeable. We also provide dog towels, watr, boels, poo bags and dog treats for these special guests.
While in the area it is easy to visit Edinburgh. We recommend taking the train as the main line station has frequent services to Scotland's capital. If arriving by train for the start of your holiday we can usually offer a complimentary collection from the station, though there are plenty of taxis also available.. The A1 by passes the town so it is easy to come from North and south. The nearest airports are Edinburgh and Newcastle, both around 60 miles away.
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|Old Templars Cottage||£550 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
to welcome guests at this newly listed four star gold cottage we offer a late booking discount of 10%