Abbey Cottage was built in 1840, reputedly from stone of the nearby Abbey. It has very unusual, ornate stonework on the facade, and stands in an elevated position as you enter the village from the south, just on the bridge.
The house has a large garden to the side with a delightful sunny front garden, and a patio at the rear for outdoor dining. The enclosed driveway has parking for 3 cars and there is also a small car park in the village square. You will have exclusive use of the property which is detached and within its own gardens. The garden is extensive and secure, with steps to the side where there is a large area of grass, little orchard and and washing line. There is lockable outbuilding for bikes, kayaks or surfboards etc. available by prior notice being given.
Coldingham is a beautiful historic conservation village on South East Coast of Scotland with an award-winning beach, very popular for surfing, walking, cycling and bird watching, as well as riding and fishing.
Nearby St.Abbs is renowned for being a National Trust Nature Reserve and marine conservation area as well as offering chartered boats and diving expeditions.
In Coldingham there are two pubs, one serving food, the other with a beer garden, and a mini market as well as a traditional butcher, antique shop, and Post Office. There is also fish and chip shop in the nearby caravan site. The historic Priory is 3 minutes walk away and its fascinating history (and a coffee) can also be discovered in the Luckenbooth. There is excellent surfing at Coldingham and further up the coast at Pease Bay with lessons for all levels.
3 miles away Eyemouth, a thriving fishing village, boasts a range of shops including two lovely chip shops with award-winning ice cream, a Dive Centre, swimming pool, and museum. At the harbour you can also feed the seals!
Around 12 miles away, Berwick upon Tweed has a regular antique market and arts centres, as well as a retail park with all the major supermarkets. Walk around by the barracks amidst lovely views of the estuary and its bridges, as well as follow the L.S. Lowry trail, and visit the art galleries.
Further on you will find Spittal Promenade, Cocklawburn beach, Paxton House and and Manderston, as well as the historic Union Bridge, and Holy Island.
The East Coast main train line to Berwick-upon-Tweed is a short drive with journeys to Newcastle or Edinburgh only taking 45 minutes.
There is a regular bus service between Coldingham and Eyemouth and Berwick as well as Edinburgh. Coldingham is five minutes off the A1 and within easy reach of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Northumberland, and the Scottish Borders. There are beautiful coastal walks to Berwick, Eyemouth, St Abbs and beyond.