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Three Acre Cottage

Eyemouth, Scottish Borders

A charming, cosy cottage in a peaceful, rural location with impressive, far-reaching views over rolling countryside to the Cheviot Hills beyond. 

Three Acre Cottage

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Overview

A charming, cosy cottage in a peaceful, rural location with impressive, far-reaching views over rolling countryside to the Cheviot Hills beyond. 

Simply relax or enjoy lovely walks around the farm

Simply relax or enjoy lovely walks around the farm while just five miles will take you to the beautiful heritage coastline and pretty fishing villages just made for exploring.

Downstairs the newly-renovated accommodation includes a pretty, compact yet fully-equipped kitchen, a spacious open-plan living area with wood burner and fabulous views and a sleek, contemporary bathroom. Upstairs the owners have made the best use of the space and light to create two delightful bedrooms. The larger double has outstanding views to the hills whilst the cosy twin rooms looks out onto the rolling fields behind the cottage.

A great deal of thought has gone into the recent renovation of the cottage with furnishings sourced from a variety of suppliers to create a unique look. The owners’ thoughtful touches are very much in evidence; a welcome tea tray greets guests on arrival (the owner is a very good cook!), there’s Sky TV and Wi-Fi, luxurious towels, robes and cosy slippers. and a new biomass chip heating system installed on the estate ensures the cottage is welcoming and snug at any time of year.

Outside a sheltered garden provides plenty of space for children and dogs and a lovely peaceful spot to sit and enjoy the fabulous view. There are excellent walks from the doorstep around the owner’s 200 acre farm along field margins and through surrounding woodland.

Property details

Ground floor

Sitting room with wood burning stove with logs provided, TV. Dining area with pull out table for 4.

Well-equipped kitchen with electric oven and 4 ring electric hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and washing machine.

Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC.

Hall leading from the rear garden with hanging space for outdoor kit.

First floor

Bedroom one with 5’ king size bed with drawers beneath, built-in wardrobe and shelving, dressing table, superb far reaching views. Please note this bedroom has a coombed ceiling to one side as shown in the images.

Bedroom two with two 3’ twin beds, open wardrobe and shelving. Please note this is a small bedroom has with a coombed ceiling to one side as shown in the images.

Outside

There is a partially enclosed, lawned garden to the rear of the cottage which looks out onto woodland and open fields. A barbecue is not provided. Guests are welcome to walk around the farm.

Parking

There is ample parking in front and to the side of the cottage.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Two well-behaved dogs are welcome. Owners are requested to keep their dogs downstairs and off the furniture.

Guest amenities

The beds are made up with good quality bed linen and hypoallergenic duvets and pillows. A hairdryer is supplied in each bedroom. Towels, robes and slippers are provided for all guests along with guest toiletries.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available throughout the house. There is adequate mobile coverage on most networks.

Heating

The cottage is heated along with the rest of the estate on a very efficient biomass wood chip system and is extremely warm and cosy. Logs are provided for the wood burner.

Guest privacy

Three Acre Cottage sits at the end of a row of three cottages. The cottage next door is also a holiday let.

Location

Despite the peaceful, rural location, there are excellent amenities close by. For provisions, you can purchase award-winning organic meat and charcuterie from neighbouring Peelham Farm who can arrange for a fantastic selection of free-range organic pork, lamb or gourmet goodies to be delivered to your holiday home for the start of your stay. There is also a well-stocked village shop at Ayton (3 miles) selling local produce from Heatherslaw Bakery, Chainbridge Honey, quality meats from R G Foreman, and fresh fish from Waddell’s.

More extensive amenities can be found in the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed (6.5 miles) which has a mix of high street and independent shopping, as well as two large supermarkets, a Marks & Spencers food outlet, and a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants, including the popular Maltings Kitchen with adjoining arts and theatre venue.

Alternatively head to the pretty fishing village of Eyemouth (5.5 miles) where you can purchase lobster, scallops or wild Scottish salmon fresh from the day’s catches, or there are a number of local smoke houses preparing fish, meats and cheeses using traditional oak-cured methods. For dining, watch the comings-and-goings of this busy port over a relaxed lunch at award winning Oblo Bar & Bistro, visit Giacopazzi’s for a delicious homemade ice-cream, or head inland for an evening meal at The Allanton Inn (6 miles) renowned for serving fresh, local, seasonal food and an excellent selection of real ales and fine wines.

Activities

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

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

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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

"The cottage was lovely, had good quality equipment (eg pans, dishes, utensils, white goods etc). The owner was very welcoming and helpful. The furniture, fittings and bed linen were of a good quality and the cottage was very clean. The location was excellent for a peaceful break and it was great to be able to walk around the owner's fields and that dogs were allowed. The welcome pack was good - and very tasty!"

Parker family
Location Rural - 1.5 miles from Foulden village.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Saturday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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