Cyprien, Ravelaw, Whitsome, near Duns, Scottish Borders, TD11 3NQ





Cyprien is a beautiful 4 bedroom family home set in attractive and enclosed wrap-around garden grounds and situated in the heart of the Berwickshire countryside, equidistant between Berwick upon Tweed and Kelso. Built in 2008, Cyprien offers very comfortable, well-appointed family accommodation located in some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK. Cyprien comprises of 3 very handsome public rooms and up to 4 bedrooms with the master offering a well-appointed en-suite. The garden grounds are beautifully presented and are supported by ample parking.


Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor

Reception Hall, Open Plan Kitchen / Dining Room, Drawing Room, Family Sitting Room, Bedroom 4 / Home Office, W.C, Utility Room.

First Floor

Master Bedroom (En-Suite), 2 Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.


Garden Grounds Front & Back, Ample Parking, Summer House, Workshop/Garden Shed.


Duns 5 miles, Norham 5 miles, Forthcoming Reston Train Station 10 miles, Berwick upon Tweed Train Station 11 miles, Edinburgh 61 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 73 miles.

(all distances are approximate).

Area Insights

Cyprien is situated in a beautiful rural setting, with lovely views over surrounding farmland, about half a mile west of the village of Whitsome. Although nearby Berwick upon Tweed offers an excellent range of national supermarkets and services, the village of Norham which is only a few miles away offers a fantastic local shop, regionally renowned butcher, baker, public house and even a gun shop which would all love your support. The village also offers a doctor’s surgery on the village green, a daily postal van and a very well attended fish and chip van every Thursday evening.
There are numerous schooling options in the immediate area with Swinton and Norham both offering excellent primary schools and the highly regarded Berwickshire High School in Duns only a 10 / 15 minute drive away. Belhaven Hill School in Dunbar and Longridge Towers School near Berwick are both very well thought of public schools in the area.

The historic market town of Berwick upon Tweed lies about 11 miles from Cyprien, just off the A1, in Northumberland. Berwick houses all the major supermarket chains, good local shopping, a number of historical attractions within its medieval walls, numerous restaurants, cafes and the Maltings Theatre.

Cyprien is a short drive from the coast with Coldingham Sands beach and the dramatic St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve being very popular with locals. Country and sporting pursuits are widely available and there are several golf courses within a short drive including Eyemouth, Dunbar, Goswick and Magdalene Fields in Berwick.

Cyprien offers excellent links to Edinburgh, Newcastle and even London. The A1 trunk road provides easy commutable access to Scotland’s capital city and Newcastle. Berwick upon Tweed’s mainline train station offers a regular service up and down the country, with London being only a 3 ½ hour journey away.

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General Remarks



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Useful Links

Whitsome Village Hall - http://onlineborders.org.uk/community/whitsomeark

Norham Life - https://www.norhamlife.co.uk

Norham Doctors - https://www.unionbraesurgery.com

The Masons Arms - https://www.themasonsarmsnorham.co.uk

Norham Castle - https://www.english-heritage.org.uk

Fishing - https://www.fishpal.com/Scotland/Tweed

Fishing - https://www.tweedbeats.com

Norham First School - http://www.norham.northumberland.sch.uk/web

Swinton Primary School - https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/directory_record/20152/swinton_primary_school

St Abbs Head - https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/st-abbs-head

Reston Station - https://scotlandsrailway.com/projects/reston-station

Duns High School - https://www.berwickshirehighschool.co.uk

Longridge Towers School - https://lts.org.uk

Belhaven Hill School - https://www.belhavenhill.com

Giacopazzi’s Ice Cream - https://www.giacopazzis.co.uk

The Maltings - https://www.maltingsberwick.co.uk/?FromMobile=1

Berwick Museum - https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/berwick-museum-art-gallery

Berwick Castle - https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/berwick-upon-tweed-castle-and-ramparts

Berwick Train Station - https://www.lner.co.uk/the-east-coast-experience/our-stations/berwick-upon-tweed-station

Berwick Food & Beer Festival - https://www.berwickfoodandbeerfestival.co.uk/

The Swan Sports Centre - https://www.activenorthumberland.org.uk/Centres/Swan-Centre.aspx

Coldingham Sands - https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/coldingham-bay-p315511




Fixtures and Fittings

All fitted carpets, curtains, blinds and light fittings form part of the sale.

Listing and Conservation

Cyprien is not listing and does not fall within a conservation area.


  • Mains electric and water.

  • Drainage to a septic tank shared with 7 other properties.

  •  Oil fired central heating.

  • Fibre broadband services are available.


Council Tax

Band F.

Energy Efficiency Rating

Band C (Rating 74)

Local Authority

Scottish Borders Council

Telephone: 0300 100 1800


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Particulars prepared in November 2021.