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Luxury property situated in idyllic country surroundings near Coldingham Loch

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Superb 5 bed (sleeps 10) self catering country residence on 1/3 acre garden

Westloch Cottage is a newly built 5 bedroom luxury detached house situated in an idyllic setting on the edge of Coldingham Moor, with woodland surrounds and within a short walk of Coldingham Loch, a stunning private secluded 22 acre trout fishery which is accessible on request. With approximately 1/3 acre of landscaped gardens including a large decking area for barbeque and outdoor seating the property offers a great level of privacy and seclusion. WIth one large double master bedroom and ensuite and 4 large bedrooms the accommodation is thoughtfully laid out and can accommodate either 8 single or 4 doubles (various options available on request) the property offers a good level of flexibility for a range of guests. 42 inch Plasma & Satellite TV & DVD available in lounge. Digital TV available in 4 bedrooms. Wireless broadband. In addition to trout fishing other nearby activities include diving, golf, cycling (2 bikes available), adventure trails, coastal and country walks.

St Abbs & Surrounding Areas: The village of St Abbs is a picturesque fishing harbour located a short distance away from Coldingham. Aside from its notable geology, historical interest and fantastic scenery it offers a number of activities including the opportunity to charter boats for dive trips either to the wrecks of the Forth or just to experience some of the spectacular underwater scenery. If diving is considered to be overly adventurous then glass bottom boat trips from St Abbs or Eyemouth are available during the summer months. The Berwickshire Coastal path is a highly enjoyable walk offering beautiful scenery and a fantastic array of wildlife. Furthermore there are guided treks and a number of cafes and local shops to enjoy. Other sites not to be missed include Alnwick Castle (site of the Harry Potter films), Alnwick Botanical Gardens & Holy Island.

Beach Activties: Coldingham Bay is the closest of several sandy beaches offering a range of water sport activities. Kite Surfers and surfers can be found at the beaches of Coldingham, North Berwick, Belhaven & Pease Bay.

Golf: Within a short drive away are some of Scotland's finest golf courses including a popular course at Eyemouth and some first class links courses further up the coast at Muirfield, Gullane & Luffness. Witihin the Scottish Borders there are a total of 21 courses and a further 19 throughout East Lothian.

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Janis Liddell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017


Coldingham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Double bed can be converted into 2 single beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Double beds can be converted into 2 single beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Double beds can be converted into 2 single beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Double bed can be converted into 2 single beds
  • All bedrooms are spacious and have adequate storage provision in the form of bedside cabinets, chest of drawers/ dresser & built in or provided wardrobe facilities. 4 bedrooms have option of either 4 double beds or 8 single beds - please specify requirements when booking. All upstairs bedrooms have digital free view TV & DVD players. Downstairs bedroom has DVD facility. 2 travel cots are also available on request.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
A selection of DVD films, variety of books and board games is provided. 2 high chairs also available on request. Please visit home website for further information.


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Luxury property situated in idyllic country surroundings near Coldingham Loch
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Spacious, comfortable and good location.

  • 4 of 5

The house is lovely - just a few things would have made a difference. There were no bedside lamps in some of the bedrooms, including the master bedroom - this was really annoying. A towel rail or hook for the hand towel in the en suite would be good. The vanity light also did not work in this bathroom.

There were quite a few bulbs not working in the kitchen/ dining room when we arrived but the owner sent someone round to sort this for us very quickly.

The lounge is lovely but the layout means that if the kids are watching TV it’s difficult to hear/chat in the other part of the lounge. Also there was not enough room for us all to watch TV on the sofa facing it.

However we really enjoyed our stay here, the house felt very spacious and the location is great.

The owner was friendly, approachable and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House for a family gathering

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived for the Christmas week we were delighted that the garden and garage were wonderfully decorated with Xmas lights and in the lounge there was a large fully decorated Xmas tree....a most welcoming touch.

The house was spotless and the fully stocked kitchen made for easy catering.

The children were more than catered for as well with endless amounts of games, jigsaw puzzles, dvd's etc.

The house is ideally placed for long walks and in nearby Coldingham there is a Spar shop for provisions, two pubs and the New Inn serves excellent meals.

In Eyemouth....5 miles away... there are also many shops and superb restaurants.

I would thoroughly recommend Westloch for your holiday stay is remote and yet within easy reach of the beautiful village of Coldingham.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home, beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at Westloch cottage. There were four adults and six children amongst our group but the house more than accommodated us all. The house is in a very tranquil setting and the local area is beautiful. We had a particularly wonderful day at Coldingham beach, a beautiful sandy bay, perfect for young children, albeit a little cold in April! There was everything you could need for your stay, lots of books, DVDs and games. Plenty of towels and bed linen.

We will definitely be returning. Thank you so much for our stay!

The Ross family and the Tonga'uiha family

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Westloch fun

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed inWestloch cottage with a group of friends for my 30th birthday and had such a wonderful time.

The property was spotless, clean, and luxurious. The bedrooms were spacious, bright and airy, and the surroundings were perfect.

I would highly recommend Westloch to anyone looking for a relaxing break away in the country.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2011
  • Stayed: February 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Westloch cottage and yet again it didn't disappoint. It was a last minute booking due to being let down by another property and the owners could not have been more understanding and accomodating. The house is fantastic! Very clean and with all the comforts of home (and more). Went for a meal at the New Inn in Coldingham itself which we all thoroughly enjoyed. Would highly recommend this property for family/friend get togethers.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2011
  • Stayed: January 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic 2 weeks at westloch cottage. The house is faultless, it has everything you need and more! The space is amazing, the kids loved playing hide and seek! Fantastic area, great for all ages, especially Coldingham Bay, the best beach i've been to for kids, its not too big to lose kids and not too small to be overcrowded! There's a cafe there and a lovely walk over the coastal path! St Abbs head is fantastic, very breathtaking! And if you've got young kids the seaside town of Spittal is great not far from Berwick upon Tweed! The New Inn does excellent food and caters very well for kids! The castles in the area are fab well worth a look! Eyemouth is a great very well equipped town, theres a fantastic swimming pool, an amusement arcade with a mini bowling alley upstairs which is great for little kids and big alike! The shops in eyemouth are lovely, obviously not shopping spree shops but just quint seaside shops! The beach at eyemouth is lovely and good for swimming, digging sandcastles and fishing in rock pools!

Overall we had a fantastic 2 weeks and it helped by having a great house where we could all get space if needed! As there was 6 adults 4 kids and 2 babies the space was definitly needed! Would 100% recommend this house and the area to anyone, any age! Beautiful!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Berwick Upon Tweed
Nearest Motorway
50 Miles
Car: necessary

Coldingham is an attractive village on the Berwickshire coast, two miles from the spectacular fishing village of St Abbs and three miles northwest of Eyemouth on the North Sea Coast in Berwickshire. The capital city of Edinburgh (Home of the Festival) is located approximately 1 hour away via the A1, easily accessible and convenient for a day trip. Berwickshire is located on the east side of the Scottish Borders and offers a wide variety of seaside, riverside and lochside locations that are both enchanting and romantic. Northumberland is located to the south of Berwickshire, where even more secluded golden beaches and stunning countryside are set within the Northumberland National Park. In addition to the dramatic cliff top walks and picturesque Coldingham Loch there are a number of attractions including beaches, scuba diving, trekking, riding, fishing and many nearby golf clubs.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

20% Deposit required on booking with full balance payable 6 weeks prior to booking commencement. £250 refundable security deposit is required with balance of payment.

For stays less than 7 days eg. 3 nights or weekend - Please Contact Owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.