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Penrhyl is a substantial and spacious family house which occupies a dominant position right above the harbour in the picturesque village of St Abbs.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 6
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
Overview

Situated on the Berwickshire coast, about 13 miles north of Berwick-upon-Tweed, it sits in a quiet street, detached, in its own enclosed garden (with furniture), with wonderful sea views from many of the windows.

Inside, it is most comfortably furnished in a homely, traditional style and being on three levels there is plenty of room for everyone to spread out in comfort. The sitting room is spacious with comfortable seating and a wood-burning stove to gather round. There is also an extensive array of books, DVDs and videos for guests’ enjoyment. The separate dining room has an open fire that makes it just as cosy a place to sit as the sitting room itself. There are further dining facilities in the well-equipped kitchen, ideal for feeding the children or for breakfasts on the run.

One of the advantages of Penrhyl is its assortment of bedrooms that makes it particularly suitable for parties of adults or parties with older children. On the first floor are two double bedrooms and one single room. The bedrooms in such traditional houses tend to be large and this is no exception. The family bathroom has both a bath and a separate shower and there is an additional WC downstairs. There is even a piano on the landing!

On the second floor are three further bedrooms, a twin and two singles, with coombed ceilings that may be more suitable for 'not so tall' guests.

Outside there is a patio area (with furniture) and a lovely grassed garden from which you can further admire the sea view.

Map & Local

St Abbs (with shop/cafe) has long been a favoured holiday location. In addition to its pretty harbour, there is the amazing NT seabird reserve on the cliffs for spectacular cliff walks and the lovely sandy beach at nearby Coldingham.

The little fishing port of Eyemouth (with all facilities) is only 5 miles away. The nearest large town is Berwick-upon-Tweed, right on the border with England, which was for many centuries a political football between the two countries. With its rich history and fortifications it is well worth a visit and you can continue south to Lindisfarne, Alnwick with its castle and gardens, and the wonderful beaches of the Northumberland coast.

To the north, there are the seaside towns of Dunbar and North Berwick to explore and, of course, the magnificent East Lothian golf courses, including Muirfield itself. Locally, Eyemouth also has a course.

For walkers, the Southern Upland Way ends just up the coast at Cockburnspath, while St Cuthbert's Way runs between Melrose and Lindisfarne. The Berwickshire Coastal Path goes right past the house and there is also plenty of scope in the Lammermuir Hills to the north and the Northumberland National park to the south.

Inland, there is a fine selection of country houses to visit, among them Paxton House and Manderston. Edinburgh is only 45 miles away, so why not give the driver a day off and take the train there from Berwick?

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Downstairs

Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washing machine etc.
Sitting room with wood burner and TV/Video/DVD
Dining room with open fire
WC

First Floor

Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Single bedroom
Bathroom with bath, separate shower, and wash basin
WC

Second Floor

Twin bedroom
Single bedroom
Single bedroom

What's included

Cot
Free
Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Highchair
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free

Available Extras

Towels (per person)
£5.00

Services

Bed linen INCLUDED and towels are available to hire. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED), open fire and wood-burning stove (logs INCLUDED). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% w/c 08 Oct 16 From 08/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 01 Oct 16 From 01/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 15/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 22/10/2016 to 28/10/2016
  • Save £50 - 6 night break! (CA7) From 01/10/2016 to 06/10/2016

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £495.00 £625.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £595.00 £725.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £425.00 £525.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £825.00 £825.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £825.00 £825.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £425.00 £525.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £495.00 £625.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £425.00 £525.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £495.00 £625.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £595.00 £725.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £495.00 £625.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £595.00 £725.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £825.00 £825.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £595.00 £725.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £825.00 £825.00
02 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 £595.00 £725.00
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £495.00 £625.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £595.00 £725.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £425.00 £525.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £825.00 £825.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £825.00 £825.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Good
30-Aug-2016

Good sized rooms. Well stocked with crockery, cutlery,etc. Very clean. Excellent view from most windows and the garden. ...

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Excellent
03-Mar-2016

An amazing house with beautiful sea views. Ideal for two/three families sharing.

Good
07-May-2015

Facilities and space were great for our family of 5 plus Grandma. The house could be excellent if it underwent some degr...

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Excellent
18-Apr-2015

Lovely cottage, spacious, clean, wonderful location. Would definitely come back.

Excellent
25-Nov-2014

The house was perfect for our needs, plenty of crockery pans etc, warm & beautifully positioned.

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