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Calm Skies

Scremerston near Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland (Ref. 1098617)


Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Vivienne

    “One TV for 8 people with different tastes in viewing should be reconsidered.”

    No pizza dish. 2 slice toaster. No strainer for rice and pasta. Sitting room very dark needs light colours on walls. Overall though a beautiful house.

    No pizza dish. 2 slice toaster. No strainer for rice and pasta. Sitting room very dark needs light colours on walls. Overall though a beautiful house.

    - Vivienne, May 2024


  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Sun room
  • Oil central heating
  • Everhot cooker with AGA top and oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi, and a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Multilevel garden with patio, gravelled area and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.9 miles, beach 1.7 miles

The property

Berwick-Upon-Tweed 2.5 miles. Calm Skies, rests on the outskirts of the historic town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed in Northumberland, this captivating cottage is located in the village of Scremerston and only 5 miles from Holy Island and its famous causeway, this unique holiday home is peaceful, spacious and beautifully presented. With sea glimpses, a contemporary décor and just a short drive or long, pleasant walk to local amenities and the beach, this pet-friendly home is the ideal retreat for a family or group of friends to enjoy the Northeast coast of England, it is a great spot to come for long, windswept walks, to admire the big open sky and beautiful landscapes, or even to venture over the border to visit 'New Asgard' (located in St Abbs and the site of the recent Marvel blockbuster film), Both the Northumberland Coast Path and the National Cycle Route pass nearby. As well as walkers, and families who come to enjoy the sand and rockpools exposed at low tide, the area is also popular for birdwatching, fossil hunting, surfing and body boarding, The Lindisfarne Nature Reserve and Heritage coast is close by, with miles of golden sandy beaches. On arrival, off-road parking greets you, before stepping into a spacious open plan kitchen and dining room, this large entertaining area offers all the essentials needed to cook up a storm for your group, including a dining table (that can seat 8) where you can plan your holiday adventures as a group over dinner. From here, make your way to the sitting room to relax, or break off from the group and spend time with a good book in the sunroom. Upstairs, four neat bedrooms invite you to rest; two king-size with en-suite shower rooms, perfect for extra privacy, along with another king-size and a twin, which are served by a family bathroom housing both a freestanding bath and a walk-in shower. Make the most of the outdoor space with dinner alfresco in the warmer evenings; the multilevel garden has space to dine and for your four-legged friend to stretch their legs. Venture into the local town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed for your amenities and a day at the beach, and you can also find a leisure centre to keep you entertained, for shopping, you can choose between M&S food Hall, Morrisons or Asda. Conveniently located close to the A1 and surrounded by countryside, the property is ideal for exploring Northumberland and even southern Scotland. Calm Skies creates luxurious and relaxed living, with easy access to Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh, make your way to Holy Island and marvel at the grand, crag top Lindisfarne Castle and the picturesque Lindisfarne Nature Reserve. Further afield you can visit plenty of surrounding towns and villages including Bamburgh, Warkworth and Seahouses, or you can even get to Scotland and the border county for a day out filled with vast and varied scenery. If you like to stay active on your holiday, take advantage of the abundance of walking and cycling routes within the Northumberland National Park and the nearby beaches and coastal paths. Whatever the weather, Calm Skies is a fabulous holiday home for your next family break.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Alnwick 35 miles; Holy Island 10 miles; Edinburgh 56 miles.

Berwick-upon-Tweed is a coastal town positioned at the most northerly tip of Northumberland, offering four sandy beaches, riverside walks and abundant cycling trails for visitors to enjoy. Stroll the circular walk atop the town's Elizabethan walls, and capture the spectacular views across the River Tweed estuary and Berwick's three bridges, including the famous Royal Border Bridge. Brush up on your history by visiting the local museums, enjoy sun-filled days at the beach and be inspired by the exhibitions in the town's superb galleries. The nearby town of Duns offers an award-winning butchers and a quality delicatessen, as well as pubs and restaurants, whilst the Jim Clark Museum and the Jim Clark Rally draw racing enthusiasts from all over the world. Duns Castle is well worth a visit, a romantic castle in a beautiful, natural setting, with well-marked woodland and lakeside walks through the estate.
Venture on a short trip up to Eyemouth to feed the resident harbour seals and enjoy the award-winning fish and chips, or take a boat trip for some coastal exploration. This is a great base for exploring the beautiful Scottish Border region together with the picturesque coast and countryside of Northumberland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas