St Abbs holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, beach/lake nearby, walking and fireplace

11 reviews
Save

From the owner

  • Cottage
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min stay
Complete a booking on Holiday Lettings and get 20% discount on Viator experiences. Learn more
Book with confidence.
Pay by card or PayPal, through the Holiday Lettings website, to be covered by Payment Protection. Never pay by bank or wire transfer.

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

The Beacon is a stone built detached house which stands in it's own grounds. Surrounded by a walled garden on three sides with a hedge to the front giving privacy to the occupants. At the front of the house there is a garden offering unlimited views over Coldingham Bay and you can see the fishing village of Eyemouth in the distance At the rear of the house there is enough parking for four cars. The village of St Abbs is popular with scuba divers, walkers and cyclists. It has an interesting harbour with cafes where you can enjoy a drink and a crab sandwich and watch the world go by. If you are feeling energetic you can walk up to St. Abbs Head which is part of the National Trust and admire the lighthouse and large groups of gannets and puffins. Looking north on a clear day you can see up the Firth of Forth towards the Bass Rock at North Berwick, Edinburgh and the Fife coast. There is a lovely sandy beach at Coldingham Bay which is only a five minutes walk along the coastal path. The beach is patrolled by the RLSS so families can swim and surf safely.


On the ground floor is the sitting room, dining room, kitchen, morning room and the utility room. The sitting room is very spacious and has a television. The dining room has a television and a traditional coal fire, very cosy on those cooler autumn nights. The kitchen is well equipped with a microwave, fridge, cooker and utensils. The morning room is used as a games room with a large selection of jigsaws, cards and board games. In the utility room there is a freezer and a washing machine with an outside drying line in the garden.
The house has full central heating and is double glazed throughout. Children and well behaved pets are welcome and all bed linen, electricity and heating is included in the rental price.
Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and a single bedroom. There is a bathroom with a toilet and a shower over the bath. Another toilet with a wash hand basin stands on its own next door. There is also a outside toilet if you get caught short while hanging out the washing.

St. Abbs is the perfect base to allow you to explore both the Scottish Borders and Northumberland. Edinburgh, Scotlands capital, is about an hours drive north from St Abbs. Edinburgh is a beautiful city which is steeped in history with lots to do for both young and old. The famous city of Newcastle upon Tyne is about an hour and fifteen minutes drive to the south and definitely worth a visit.
More locally visit the village of Coldingham and see Coldingham Priory and then enjoy a drink and a meal in one of the local pubs. Visit Eyemouth which has a working harbour, discover the history of smuggling in the area at Gunsgreen House or visit the museum and learn about the Eyemouth fishing disaster which happened on Black Friday, the fourteenth of October, 1881. Alternatively, enjoy a unique opportunity to feed the seals from the harbour side. Eyemouth has a four lane 25m swimming pool with a smaller learning pool or why not swim in the sea from the sandy beach at the promenade.
If you do not want to drive both Coldingham and Eyemouth can be reached by walking the Berwickshire Coastal Path which starts at Cockburnspath and continues to the historic town of Berwick upon Tweed and offers amazing views across the North Sea. Whales and dolphins can occasionally be see as you walk.

DO NOT FORGET TO HAVE A LOOK AT OUR SISTER PROPERTY INVEREYE HOUSE, EYEMOUTH, BERWICKSHIRE

More Less

Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds
  • 3 Single Beds
  • 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Private garden
  • Sea view
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

Show all amenities Show fewer amenities

Map

Area

Map

Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
Booking confirmed
100% refund100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.
24 hours after booking
No refundNo refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.
2 weeks before
Check-in date
* This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

Things to know

Check in: 03:00 Check out: 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).

See more

Smoking

No smoking at this property

About the owner

David W.
Average reply time:
3 hours 27 minutes

Calendar updated:
06 Nov 2021

Years listed:
8

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 7. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Oct 2013. Located in Scottish Borders, it has 11 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £745.
The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 06 Nov 2021.

Reviews

5
Excellent
11 reviews
Excellent
10
Very Good
1
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Weekend at the Beacon
May 2021

We spent a long weekend at the Beacon in StAbbs. The house is great with fantastic views. David was a great host, very friendly and available to assist us. The house and area had everything we need… More 

Reviewed 12 May 2021

Owner's reply:
Thanks for your lovely comment Glad that you enjoyed your stayHope to see you again.
O895ILkarenm
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom

The Beacon - AmaZing! (As my granddaughter said)
Aug 2018

Very nostalgic return to The Beacon - came here 50 years ago as a wee girl! Delighted to share with my son and family. We had the best time. The house, whilst a little old fashioned in decor - was co… More 

Reviewed 27 Aug 2018

Caroline c

Amazing and peaceful
Feb 2018

Loved every minute off our stay here ,we didn't go out much as. We enjoyed the cottage so much . Walked down to beach which is an short walk awa but well worth a visit . People. Are all very frie… More 

Reviewed 27 Feb 2018

Owner's reply:
Thanks for your lovely review, I'm so glad that you enjoyed you stay at the Beacon. Looking forward to seeing you again . ThankYou David
VALERIE G

Well equipped house with fantastic views
Feb 2017

We spent a week at Beacon House and could happily have stayed longer. We were fortunate with good weather so had some lovely walks with our dogs. Our two teenage grandchildren were quite happy to forg… More 

Reviewed 7 Mar 2017

Owner's reply:
Thank you. Hope to see you in the future
ah302016
Cambridge, United Kingdom

A very comfortable house beautifully situated with local attractions for all ages.
May 2016

We stayed here with our daughter, son-in-law and their two early teenage boys and found it very comfortable. Even before the occasional morning mist burnt off, the sea views were stupendous. The harbo… More 

Reviewed 5 Jun 2016

Owner's reply:
Thank you glad you enjoyed your stay.
Review 1-5 of 11

FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with David (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send David (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact David (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view David the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send David (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send David (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to David (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this holiday home you need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to your holiday home when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

Find out more about booking safely.

How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from David (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. David (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call David (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact David (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send David (the owner) a message.

If David (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

View all FAQs

Also consider

Europe Holidays

409511 properties

United Kingdom Holidays

57258 properties

Scotland Holidays

7517 properties

Scottish Highlands

1,406 properties

Edinburgh

810 properties

The Hebrides

638 properties

Fife

607 properties

Dumfries and Galloway

568 properties

Argyll and Bute

524 properties

Tayside/Perthshire

510 properties

Perth and Kinross

510 properties

Aberdeenshire

433 properties

Stirling

405 properties

Borders

275 properties

Moray

260 properties

Ayrshire

252 properties

East Lothian

218 properties

Glasgow

146 properties

Angus/Dundee

132 properties

Angus

103 properties

Orkney Islands

69 properties

South Lanarkshire

47 properties

Start a new search

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Still have questions?

Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & Tripadvisor

Book with confidence

Pay online to be covered by Payment Protection

Real opinions, real reviews

Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews

Safe, simple, secure

When you pay online with PayPal or by credit/debit card

Quick response times

Know where you're staying within 24 hours

11 reviews
from

 £144 

/ night
Total
11 reviews
from

 £144 

/ night
Total