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St Cuthbert's Farmhouse

Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

A striking Victorian farmhouse, situated amid 600 acres of rolling borders farmland above the River Tweed, commanding a fabulous view of the surrounding countryside.

St Cuthbert's Farmhouse

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Overview

A striking Victorian farmhouse, architecturally reminiscent of a French chateau, St Cuthbert’s Farmhouse is situated amid 600 acres of rolling borders farmland above the River Tweed, commanding a fabulous view of the surrounding countryside and the river.

A striking Victorian farmhouse near the River Tweed

The house has been fully renovated and beautifully furnished throughout, the classic country house interior complemented by modern amenities such as broadband internet connection and Sky television. St Cuthbert’s is ideal for extended families and large house parties offering superb entertaining space and five good sized bedrooms and bathrooms.

The property sits in a large, lawned garden with an outside dining area and a children’s play area. There are beautiful walks directly from the house across the 600 acres of surrounding farmland. Or stroll further afield along the beautiful Till valley, up to the romantic ruins of Twizel Castle or along the banks of the famous River Tweed.

Just a stone’s throw from the River Tweed, St Cuthbert’s is an obvious choice for anyone fishing the prime bottom and middle Tweed beats including Tillmouth, Lennel and The Lees. There is a dedicated rod and boot room at the house and a separate box freezer in which to store the catch of the day.

Property details

Ground floor

Entrance hall.

Fully equipped kitchen with island, American-style fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, microwave, double oven, 5 ring gas range, TV, music system and table with seating for 10. An additional small fridge and a freezer can be found in the outhouse.

Sitting room with plenty of seating, open fire, TV with Sky and DVD player, iPod dock, books, games and small table with seating for 4.

Dining room with large table with seating for 10 and open fire.

Boot room with ample space for storage of outdoor kit.

Utility room with sink, washing machine, dryer and kitchen maid. An iron and ironing board are also provided.

Shower room with walk-in shower, WC and basin.

Bedroom one with zip and link beds which can be set up as a 6’ super king double or 3’ twins, built-in wardrobe, dressing table and music system.

First floor

Bedroom two with double bed and chest of drawers.

En-suite shower room with walk in shower, WC, basin and shaving point.

Bedroom three with zip and link beds which can be set up as a 6’ super king double or 3’ twins as required, wardrobe, chest of drawers and music system.

Bedroom four with super king double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers.

En-suite bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and basin.

Bedroom five with super king double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and music system.

En-suite shower room with walk-in shower, WC and basin.

Family bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, WC and basin.

Cloakroom with WC and basin.

Outside

St Cuthbert’s Farmhouse sits within a very large garden with lawned areas surrounding the property. A children’s climbing frame is also available and must be used at own risk.

Parking

There is ample parking available.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Two dogs are welcome at St Cuthbert’s Farmhouse and must be kept to the downstairs, uncarpeted areas of the property. A third dog may be considered on request.

Guest amenities

All bed linen is 100% Egyptian cotton with down pillow and duvets. Each guest is provided with a fluffy bath sheet and hand towel. A hairdryer is provided in each bedroom.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is provided. Mobile coverage is good on most networks.

Heating

St Cuthbert's Farmhouse has oil central heating in addition to the open fires in the lounge and dining room. An initial supply of logs are provided.

Location

St Cuthbert’s is 3 miles from Cornhill-on-Tweed with its excellent village shop selling pies and delicious local goodies and the Collingwood Arms bar and restaurant specialising in fresh dishes prepared using the wealth of local produce. Just over the Tweed in Scotland is the historic town of Coldstream which offers a good selection of local shops, including a butcher, baker and grocer as well as pubs and cafes and the Hirsel golf club. The charming, ancient towns of Berwick-upon-Tweed and Kelso are also nearby and Edinburgh is an easy day trip, either about an hour by car or 45 minutes on the train from Berwick.

Activities

Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"It was an amazing house with lots to offer and I can't wait to return! Everything in the kitchen we could have wanted and a beautiful location with loads of good places to eat and drink nearby. Thank you very much. We'll be back!"

Ward family

"Just wanted to say that we were very happy with the property particularly its peaceful location, by the end of the week, we wanted to buy the dilapidated chapel at the end of the field so we could stay! Our children were very pleased when they discovered there was wifi at the property! Staff at Crabtree & Crabtree were efficient in booking the place for us in friendly manner."

Laverick family

"My family and I had a wonderful stay at St. Cuthbert’s over the Easter weekend. It was exactly what we were hoping for and in fact it exceeded our expectations!" 

Menon family
Location Rural - 3 miles from Cornhill-on-Tweed
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome. A third dog may be considered on request.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Saturday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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There are beautiful walks directly from the house. Stroll along the beautiful Till valley, up to the romantic ruins of Twizel Castle or along the banks of the famous River Tweed. The little things we love...
"There are beautiful walks directly from the house. Stroll along the beautiful Till valley, up to the romantic ruins of Twizel Castle or along the banks of the famous River Tweed."
Emma, Crabtree & Crabtree
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