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CAUSEWAY BARN 4 Star, GOLD Award cottage near Lindisfarne & Berwick upon Twee

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4. Spacious living rooms. On a Farm- great location

SHORT BREAKS AUTUMN/WINTER 2017-2018- We do have some flexibility with start days and length of break that is not able to be displayed on the calendar. Please send us an enquiry with any specific requests and we shall do our best to accommodate you.

Causeway Barn is situated in North Northumberland to the south of Berwick upon Tweed near to the Lindisfarne Nature Reserve and Heritage coast. The Barn is one of ten Northumbrian stone and slate barn conversions that form a charming converted Victorian farm Steading surrounded by tranquil fields.

With spacious and beautifully styled interiors characterised by large arched windows and outside spaces that benefit from an East/West orientation, this Barn will appeal to a family party, or equally to 2 couples or singles holidaying together.

Downstairs the hallway has a WC room off and wide staircase leading up to the bedrooms. The kitchen/diner is very large with a fully integrated fitted kitchen with porcelain tiled floor and solid oak worktops. Facilities include full length fridge 60%/ freezer 40%, fan oven with eye level grill and extractor over, washing machine, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, filter coffee machine, iron and ironing board.The solid oak dining table has 4 comfortable dining chairs. Arched French doors lead onto the garden terrace with outdoor dining table and chairs.

The sitting room is very comfortable with a large curved designer sofa and two arm swivel armchairs. Large flat screen TV, DVD player and selection of DVDs, Ipod docking station, local interest leaflets, books and games.

Bedroom 1 has a Super King size pocket sprung bed with a fabulous free standing bath area and en suite shower room.

Bedroom 2 the bed maybe Twin or Super King size and this room is serviced by a family bathroom featuring a full size bath and walk in shower.

Complimentary Cole and Lewis hand wash in both bathrooms , heated chrome towel rails and marble floor tiles. Both bedrooms have radio alarm clocks, hair dryers and high quality anti allergenic linen and duvets/pillows. Bed linen is professionally laundered.

To the rear of the Barn is a beautiful garden that enjoys sunshine from before noon to evening in summer and is wonderfully sheltered by the larger courtyard formation.

To the front of Causeway Barn is a private access road that was built originally by the Romans and is known as, “The Causeway,” hence the name of the Barn. Here there is plenty of car parking and also a lockable bike store.

Outside the Barn swallows dart in the sky above and deer, foxes and buzzards form part of an abundance of wildlife that are often seen. In spring and summer guests can enjoy the cows grazing peacefully with their calves in the field beyond the Causeway whilst the sun rises over the sea beyond, one mile away. Here, long stretches of deserted sandy beach and the Northumberland Coast and Castle Cycle Route stretch southwards past Goswick Golf Course through the Lindisfarne Nature Reserve to Holy Island- an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Causeway Barn is located less than one mile of the A1 north/south main road and provides excellent access to all the coast and castles of Northumberland, the Scottish Borders as well as Edinburgh, Scotland’s Capital city.

Included in the rental rate are:

Fresh flowers on arrival, central heating, electricity, unlimited Wifi, professionally laundered bed linen, towels and bath mats. Starter pack of dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, bin liners, dish clothes, tea towels, scourers and various cleaning products. Causeway Barn is a non smoking premises and a pet free zone. Children of age 5 years and over are welcome to stay when accompanied/supervised by adult(s).

More Details

Owner
Rosalind Dryden
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

About Rosalind Dryden

I personally look after and the manage Causeway Barn to a high standard to ensure the best experience for our guests. We are proud to have achieved a Gold Award for exceptional quality and service from Visit England in addition to our 4 Star rating.

We live one mile from the Barn so are near enough to be on hand if required during your stay. We are open, friendly people and nothing is too much trouble for us. We are happy to give local knowledge on Northumberland as we know and love our beautiful county!

Rosalind Dryden purchased this barn in 2013

Why Rosalind Dryden chose Northumberland Coast

I ensure the property is maintained to the highest standard for my guests. For 2017 the second bedroom has been completed refurbished, both bathrooms have been decorated as has the kitchen/dining room. The location is just perfect for holidays. The Farm is not far from the A1 but beautifully quiet, surrounded by fields home to cows and calves in Summer.Direct access south to Holy Island (10 mins) Bamburgh (15 mins) and all the other delights the Northumberland Coast and inland offers. The Barn is also well located to explore west into the Scottish Borders, (the market town of Kelso with Floors Castle is 20 minute drive) and north to Scotland's capital city Edinburgh (60 minute drive). There are views east towards the sea- Cocklawburn Beach and Cheswick Sands, (part of the Lindisfarne Nature Reserve) are 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk.

The walled town of Berwick upon Tweed is also a 5 minute drive north offering an excellent selection of supermarkets, shops bars, pubs and restaurants. The barn is situated within distance for home delivery from the supermarkets.

What makes this barn unique

The property is located a private residents only farm road off the A1167 so it is beautifully quiet and safe. There are many walks near the Barn- to the Beach, over the fields or into Berwick upon Tweed. There are two cafes within walking distance open 7 days a week for breakfasts, lunches, coffees and cake- the one at Borewell Farm also has children's play frame, swings and an art barn. At the end of the farm drive is also an outdoor shop selling lots of items for holiday makers.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Beautiful cottage in a good location. Ideal for exploring north, including Edinburgh and the Northumberland Coast. We visited many historic properties (castles and houses) all within easy reach. The kids were happy too with Wifi available! Lovely holiday- 10 out of 10"

Reevoo Guestbook: August 2014



"Excellent accommodation, very well equipped, very comfortable and superbly furnished. Loved it, can't praise it enough- 10 out of 10"

Reevoo Guestbook: August 2014





"A very excellent cottage and location. We will go there again. The welcome basket was perfect with the roses the final touch. Thanks."

Reevoo Guestbook: October 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Berwick-upon-Tweed in Northumberland

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , This room is en suite to bedroom 1
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1 with walk in shower, sink and wc. Bedroom 2 is serviced by a bath room with full size bath, walk in shower, wc and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin beds maybe pushed together to create a double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With free standing bath area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside: Sheltered, landscaped south facing garden with lawn to rear of property with outdoor dining terrace to accommodate 4 guests. 2 sun loungers in summer. To the front is a private paved patio terrace and a lockable bike/bin store. Cleaning / Towels / Linen : 1 Bath towel, 1 hand towel per guest. Professionally laundered bed linen included. Personally managed/cleaned by the owners. Change of linen provided for more than 7 night stays. Other: WC off the hallway

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CAUSEWAY BARN 4 Star, GOLD Award cottage near Lindisfarne & Berwick upon Twee
average rating of 4.975 based on 41 reviews
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Singing in the Rain

  • 5 of 5

Two elderberries in need of a holiday enjoyed their stay at Causeway Barn despite lowering skies, rain swept beaches and hills and cold winds. So many lovely places to visit within an easy drive, deserted beaches to stroll along, good places to eat. And Causeway Barn a lovely relaxing place to come back to at the end of the day - warm, comfortable, stylish with everything possible provided. The only problem we had was with the HomeAway website and customer service. Despite the lovely accommodation we will not be using HomeAway/Owners Direct again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A great property with great amenities and lots of thought about making sure you have all you need ar

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week and absolutely loved the cottage, it was very modern but great character, great thought was put in to make sure we needed nothing. We would definitely recommend this cottage to other friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Arriving after a long drive to find a lovely, well equipped and restful accommodation. The location was brilliant-just off the A1- for visiting castles,gardens and beaches! We had a train ride day out to Edinburgh parking in Berwick.

The cottage was well equipped, with lots of information about places to visit, a good selection of books,DVDs and (our son especially liked) jigsaws ( with a coffee table big enough to make them on!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Location and Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Situated just off the A1 and within a few miles of Berwick this is an ideal location for exploring all that Northumberland has to offer. The accommodation is beautifully decorated and has all mod cons. It's comfortable for dining in, watching TV or just chilling.

We had a wonderful long weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing !

  • 5 of 5

Loved it so much, we were reluctant to leave. Better than the pictures with the furniture, fixtures and fittings all to a very high standard. The owner and neighbour of the property couldn't be more friendly and helpful if they tried. A great place to use as a base for Northumberland and up into Scotland. The cottage was immaculately clean on arrival with a little cake waiting for us to tuck into. The cottage is more spacious than you think and there are a lot of little touches you wouldn't expect to find in a rental property. The broadband wasn't "super-fast", but was able to cope with 3 devices streaming at any one time. Happy to recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Top quality

  • 5 of 5

We found the Barn very easily, thanks to the comprehensive directions provided. Although it is in a peaceful location, Berwick is very convenient and the A1 brings many other places within easy reach, we enjoyed our days following the coastal route from Bamburgh down as far as Warkworth.

The Barn was furnished and fitted out to a very high standard, and extremely spacious and comfortable. We felt completely at home as soon as we opened the door for the first time, and it was as much of a pleasure to spend time there as it was to visit both familiar and new places around the area.

Any communication with the owners was prompt and helpful, we would not hesitate to recommend Causeway Barn and in all honesty we feel it is the best standard of self-catering accommodation we have stayed in anywhere in the U.K., from the Highlands to Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Newcastle
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Goswick Links
Nearest Train
1.7 Miles
Berwick Upon Tweed
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pot a Doodle Do
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Edinburgh
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Cocklawburn beach is 1 mile from the Barn, within walking distance. Cheswick and Goswick sands that lead over to Holy Island is a 5 minute drive. Bamburgh beach is 15 minute drive.

Travel:

Newcastle airport 50 miles Edinburgh airport 60 miles.

Distances:

Scremerston Village is 800 yards. Berwick upon Tweed an Elizabethan walled town (the most northerly town in England) is 1.5 miles from the Barn.

Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a 10 minute drive.

Further Details:

Berwick upon Tweed has a range of supermarkets, petrol stations, banks, doctors, independent retailers, pubs and restaurants. Also a leisure centre with large pool with wave machine. Wonderful walk around the Elizabethan walls with views down the coast to Holy Island.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
October Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£320
for 2 nights
From
£160
 
 
Low season
17 Nov 2017 - 8 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£575
 
 
February Half Term 2018
9 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£825
 
 
Spring 2018
23 Feb 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£650
 
 
Easter holidays
26 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Monday
4 night minimum stay
£680
for 4 nights
From
£170
 
 
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£230
£950
 
 
April 2018
13 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£795
 
 
May 2018
4 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
£850
 
 
Whitsun 2018
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
July 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Peak Season 2018
13 Jul 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
September 2018
7 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
October 2018
28 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
October Half term 2018
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£230
£1,050
 
 
Low season 2018
29 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£348
for 3 nights
From
£116
£635
 
 
Festive Season 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £40

Booking Notes:
Prices quoted include Owner's Direct 6% booking/service fee, VAT thereon and refundable damage deposit. We do take bookings privately for the rental rate amount and refundable damage deposit only - please call Ros to enquire 07515 286 201. Our standard changeover day is Friday but we will always consider special requests. 3 night short breaks are available subject to other bookings and availability. Sorry no pets or smoking. Children of age 5 years and over welcome. Prices quoted for 2 guests are based upon the use of one bedroom and bathroom only. Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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