This period cottage is situated in the oldest part of the town opposite the former Governor's Palace and close to the time worn Elizabethan ramparts. Whilst being peaceful and relaxing it is only three minutes walk from restaurants; shops and the beach. It is very conveniently placed for touring the surrounding area. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne; Bamburgh Castle; The Northumbrian Coast and the Scottish Borders all being a short drive away.The property dates back to the eighteenth century and is believed to be built upon part of the site of a C10th century nunnery. Accessed through an ancient vennel the cottage is hidden away from public view with a delightful walled courtyard garden which is both private and tranquil.