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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The cottage is comfortably furnished, and the accommodation includes two bedrooms, a delightful sitting room with a large picture window and dining area, a superb fitted kitchen and two bedrooms with en-suite facilities. Whether you are a couple looking for a romantic retreat, or a family that wants to explore the many attractions of this splendid area, Shunting Cottage is a wonderful base from which to discover all that the region has to offer. Sandy beaches, lovely villages, the stunning scenery of the National Park and more can be found in this great holiday destination.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Utilities Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1)
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details

Oil central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player, radio, library of books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair available. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private, enclosed gravelled garden area with furniture and BBQ. Shared use of front lawned area with the owners (next door). Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2.5 miles, pub 5 mins walk.

Northern England region

Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian’s Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.

Acklington

The small rural village of Acklington is located a few miles from the coast and offers a pub with bar and restaurant (open weekends only in the winter). The River Coquet runs past the village, and you can get a good vantage point at Guyzance Bridge. The whole of the stunning coast is within easy driving distance, and there is also a limited bus and train service to Alnwick, Newcastle and Alnmouth. The picturesque village of Warkworth with its sandy beach is four miles away, and is dominated by the impressive ruins of a 12th Century castle. There are many galleries, antique shops, pubs, restaurants, gift shops, and a village shop-cum-post office here. Hadrian's Wall, Bamburgh Castle, Alnwick Garden, the Farne Islands, Holy Island, and some gorgeous beaches are all within easy touring distance.

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23 May 2014

5/5

"welcoming"

A lovely cottage with a wonderful welcome from a friendly owner. Wine, biscuits and dog biscuits left for you. Lovely! The cottage is comfortable and we liked the privacy afforded by the bedrooms bein… More

7 Dec 2012

5/5

"brill"

everything brill owners welcomed us with bottle of wine box of chocs and dog treats.… More

10 Sep 2012

4/5

"Ideal position and for pets"

Very friendly owner in this 2 bedroom cottage adjacent to used railway station. Good to have use of wi-fi but one complaint was that it was turned off late at night until morning. Cottage was well app… More

2 Dec 2011

5/5

"Stress-free holiday with lots to see."

Lovely cottage with all 'mod.cons', owners next door, unobtrusive but very friendly and helpful when we asked.Ideally situated for exploring Northumberland and only 15 mins. drive to the rai… More

2 Dec 2011

5/5

"superb"

excellent service from owners,always willing to help,advise on things to do,see,and do.The cottage was well stoked,with all the luxuries of home.It is well located,for walking holidays,lots of village… More

16 Sep 2011

5/5

"Excellent, friendly couple."

Location, as far as we were concerned was perfect, nice and quiet with a good local pub, woodland walks for the dogs. Bernard and adrian are the perfect hosts with plenty of local in… More

15 Jan 2011

5/5

"Comfortable and relaxing"

Excellent accomodation very clean and well presented. After check in the local owners let us get on with it but was always available if required. Excellent meal in the local pub. We'll be back.… More

3 Jun 2010

5/5

"Excellent Short Notice Booking Experience"

After a holiday in Barcelona was affected by the volcanic ash cloud we were quickly able to identify through Sykes Cottages a place that would offer less than a week booking and at very short notice. … More

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:30 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
Landline
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