Horncliffe, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Borders, TD15
Family house on the River with caravan park in the Scottish Borders
Bankhead Villa has 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, gardens, amenity buildings which provide the site facilities, caravan park for adult-only touring caravans (16 units). In all approx 5.29 acres. EPC rating E Bankhead Villa is in a fabulous south-facing position right on the border, just upstream from the famous Chain Bridge. It has its own separate access of the road and with beautiful cottage style gardens to the front giving complete privacy. Dating back 100 years or so, the property is traditionally constructed of sandstone walls under a slate roof and has double glazed windows virtually throughout, as well as oil fired central heating. The accommodation is on two floors and consists of: L-shaped entrance hallway with slated floor, cloakroom, farmhouse kitchen with Rayburn, lounge, dining room, sun room, 4 bedrooms (2 ensuite) and family bathroom. The holiday park was developed in 2010/2011 as an exclusive tranquil adults-only park. Permanent planning permission has been granted for 18 touring units, which may be occupied all year round, though the current owners choose to open between the period March to November each year, running 16 pitches. It is currently developed with 16 all-weather surfaced pitches, each pitch having an electric hook-upon point and water point. There is potential to develop the 2 extra pitches. Since its development the park has shown a steady year on year increase in income. In 2012 it was £44,000, in 2013 £47,000 and in 2014 £52,300. It is a “lifestyle” business; it is easily managed part-time by the current owners.