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The Old School

The Old School. Beautiful and spacious in a tranquil location. No rush hour here!
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
The Old School sits in the tiny hamlet of Mordington Clappers, 4 miles inland of Berwick-upon-Tweed and dates back to the mid-19th Century and is a grade 2 listed building. It was converted in 2006 after many years as a School (until the 2nd World War) village hall and community centre. It retains many of it's original features including wood panelling and large sash windows.

The main house has 3 bedrooms (2 doubles and a twin). There is also a self contained 'flat' to the rear of the main house providing spacious accommodation for 2 to 4 people which is ideal for a family group.

The internal layout of the main house is modern and benefits from central heating. The cloakroom/boot room leads to the large newly fitted and well equipped oak kitchen/breakfast room. This leads to a very large, open plan, lounge and formal dining...
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Listing #HL281394
About the Owner
Helen D
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The old school house is a beautiful building that is full of character. We stayed here with four adults and 3 children and there was plenty of room for everyone. The house is beautifully decorated and has plenty of toys, games, books, cds, and DVDs...More

1  Thank Stay693352
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A warning. Holiday inn or Travelodge this is not. If this is what you want, then move on. BUT if you like a wonderful and delightful place run by an articulate, cultured and educated couple then this it. It is an oasis of art, music...More

Thank Anthony W
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our time in the old school. The owner was very helpful. My daughter particularly enjoyed the bear corner and my two sons enjoyed the murder mystery games. The cottage is situated on the border between Scotland and England.

1  Thank Cheryl C
Helen D, VR Owner at The Old School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

It was a pleasure to rent our home to Cheryl and her family. Cheryl was a lovely guest and good communicator and she respected our home and left it in good order. We hope Cheryl will return.

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The entrance hall/boot room has fitted wardrobes to store boots and coats.

The living area in the main house is spacious, light, open plan and wood panelled and has a dining area, very spacious main lounge area and a further lounge area with a double sofa bed. The lounge has a TV, DVD player, Bose CD Player, books and games. There is a 3rd lounge area with a double sofa bed,, TV and DVD in the flat.

The children's play area in the lounge has a table and chairs where the Teacher Bear (Bruin) presides over activities! Children love to play school in the school!!

The Kitchen/breakfast room is newly fitted with modern oak units and a dining table. It is very spacious and well equipped and has a hob and oven, integral fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, a wine fridge, micro...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    3 Fulls
    2 Twins
    2 Sofas
    1 Crib
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 19,358 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We do offer special discounts and last minute offers periodically Contact us. tto discuss your requirements. We will always endeavour to help you.We will always consider accepting well behaved dogs and we charge £50 per dog per booking.
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About the neighbourhood
Berwick was once Scotland’s wealthiest Royal Burgh and greatest seaport. Its strategic location and commercial importance put Berwick in the front line enduring 300 years of warfare in the middle ages. The period 1296 to 1482 saw the castle and town change hands 13 times between the Scots and the English.

From the 16th century until 1836, Berwick was an independent borough, neither in Scotland nor in England. It’s ambiguous status led to the popular story that, through administrative error, the borough is still at war with Russia! Though its role as a garrison town ended in the 1960s, historic barracks are a reminder of Berwick’s military past.

Today Berwick lies peacefully behind its encircling walls, from which there are panoramic views up the Tweed Valley towards the Cheviot Hills and...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 85.0 km
Railway: Berwick Upon Tweed: 7.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 110.0 km
The Old School is 4 miles from Berwick Upon Tweed where there is a mainline railway station with regular services from London, South West and the Midlands. There is also an extensive bus service. While there is a bus service from the end of the road near the property into Berwick Upon Tweed, to get the best from your holiday in this primarily rural area a car is recommended.

There are Airports in Edinburgh and Newcastle approximately 1 hours drive from the Old School.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.0 km.
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