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The Old Barn, High Letham Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay
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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

High Letham lies to the South and at the foot of Halidon Hill, the site of a decisive battle in 1333 between the English and the Scots for control of Berwick. On 19 July, 1333 Edward III of England defeated Lord Archibald Douglas of Scotland, amid a scene of terrible carnage.ABOUT USOur holiday cottage sleeps up to a maximum of six adults, in comfort. Quiet, countryside location, only 1/2 a mile from the Scottish Border yet only 5 minutes drive from the centre of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Stunning views of Berwick, the coastline, Holy Island and the River Tweed, with the Cheviot Hills in the distance, as a backdrop.Miles of unspoilt beaches, fabulous countryside, castles, stately homes and famous gardens.Edinburgh and Newcastle City centres only a scenic 40 minutes train journey from Berwick mainline station, or 70 minutes by car.Imaginatively converted from the traditional, stone built barn adjoining our farmhouse, but with its own separate entrance and complete privacy. The Old Barn faces

High Letham lies to the South and at the foot of Halidon Hill, the site of a decisive battle in 1333 between the English and the Scots for control of Berwick. On 19 July, 1333 Edward III of England defeated Lord Archibald Douglas of Scotland, amid a scene of terrible carnage.ABOUT USOur holiday cottage sleeps up to a maximum of six adults, in comfort. Quiet, countryside location, only 1/2 a mile from the Scottish Border yet only 5 minutes drive from the centre of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Stunning views of Berwick, the coastline, Holy Island and the River Tweed, with the Cheviot Hills in the distance, as a backdrop.Miles of unspoilt beaches, fabulous countryside, castles, stately homes and famous gardens.Edinburgh and Newcastle City centres only a scenic 40 minutes train journey from Berwick mainline station, or 70 minutes by car.Imaginatively converted from the traditional, stone built barn adjoining our farmhouse, but with its own separate entrance and complete privacy. The Old Barn faces South - all rooms and the garden face South - with its own private, walled garden, ideal for children. Garden chairs and table are provided.ROOMS AND RATES Weekly or fortnightly lets are from Saturday at 3 p.m. onwards to departure on a Saturday by 10 a.m.Short breaks are sometimes available for a minimum of three nights, out of of high season.Heating is by off – peak night storage heaters, thermostatically controlled electric radiators, also timer controlled and by the wood burning stove in the sitting room, ( logs provided in the cooler months.)Electricity usage: electricity is charged by meter reading, at cost and will be settled at the end of your stay.The first £15.00 of metered electricity is included in the price.All bed linen is provided, also bath towels and hand towels – but not beach towels – plus a hand towel in each bathroom / shower room.Beds are made up before your arrival: each bed has sheets, blanket, duvet and two pillows per person. Tea towels and dish cloths provided.Use of Miele tumble dryer.Cot and high chair provided. Please bring your own cot bedding.Chest freezer.Free Wi-Fi Broadband.Dogs accepted by special advance arrangement, must be kept on a lead in the vicinity and must never be left alone in the property.Ample private car parking.Hard – wired smoke alarms throughout.The Old Barn, High Letham is a no smoking house.Ground FloorKITCHEN / DINING ROOMSpacious kitchen / dining room, with door leading into the cottage walled garden.The kitchen is fully equipped – essential under the annual inspection rules for 4 star holiday cottages: electric cooker, fridge, chest freezer, microwave, dishwasher and automatic washing machine; use of tumble dryer. High chair.Attractive Karndean flooring. Fitted units and extra cupboards for china and glass.Exterior garden light for Summer evenings.BEDROOM 1A carpeted, twin room, with two single beds. Wardrobe and two bedside tables, with drawers.SHOWER ROOMKarndean flooring.Mira electric power shower, wash basin, W.C., electric wall heater, heated towel rail.UpstairsCarpeted stairs with banister leading to Sitting Room:SITTING ROOMLarge sitting room with wonderful views Southwards towards Berwick, the Tweed, the coastline and the Cheviots – safety windows – polished wood floor with Indian rug, beamed ceiling, log burning stove, ( free logs provided in Autumn & Winter.)Free Wi-Fi Broadband. 32” LCD flat screen T.V. and DVD player. Plentiful books and board games.BEDROOM 2A carpeted, twin room with two single beds.A chest of drawers. A hanging cupboard, combined with a further spacious chest of drawers, the same height.A bedroom chair.BEDROOM 3Double bed. Chest of drawers. Large, built-in hanging cupboard, with extra blankets on top shelf and further shelves.Two bedside tables. Bedroom chair. Cot.BATHROOMKarndean flooring.Cast iron bath, with rails. Wash basin, W.C., shaver point, electric wall heater, heated towel rail.ALL ROOMS IN THE OLD BARN, FACE SOUTH, WITH PANORAMIC VIEWSLOCAL AREA INFORMATIONHigh Letham lies to the South and at the foot of Halidon Hill, the site of a decisive battle in 1333 between the English and the Scots for control of Berwick.On 19 July, 1333 Edward III of England defeated Lord Archibald Douglas of Scotland, amid a scene of terrible carnage.The English forces were in possession of Halidon Hill, as the Scottish Army advanced boldly up the hill, but the English archers with their longbows proved decisive, the showers of arrows wreaking havoc among the close ranks of the Scots.The English spearmen and men – at – arms followed up their advantage and the Scots had no choice but to flee.The slaughter was dreadful, so much so that thousands of the Scots including their commander, perished on the field of battle.Then venture into Berwick, England's most Northerly town. A town that has changed hands fourteen times, finally ceded to England in 1482. Yet by 1551 it was transformed into an independent burgh, neither English nor Scots, still a matter of some debate even in recent times.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Richard P
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
24 Jul 2016

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Jun 2013. Located in Northumberland, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £400 to £600.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Jul 2016.

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