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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Swallows Nest is wonderfully located close to everything that the historic village of Bamburgh offers; the wonderful castle, lovely restaurants, cricket, golf, tennis. From Nearby Seahouses about 3 miles away you can have fishing trips, or sightseeing trips to the Farne Islands to see puffins, seals and seabirds a plenty. You can also use the Ocean club spa at Seahouses when you stay at Swallows nest.
Northumberland is a fascinating region with so much to see and explore, Harry Potters castle at Alnwick is close at hand for a day out too! Swallows nest provides lots of games, dressing up clothes and toys for young children so there will always be something to occupy the little ones!
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE VERY SORRY BUT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE QUIET FAMILY LOCATION WE ARE NOT ABLE TO OFFER ACCOMMODATION TO STAG AND HEN PARTIES.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bamburgh 500 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle upon Tyne 60 km, Nearest railway: Berwick upon Tweed 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation at Swallows Nest comprises:
The entrance lobby has lots of hanging space for coats, hats and beach toys. There is a very spacious sitting room furnished with two comfy three seater sofas and two arm chairs for relaxing by the fire or chatting round the coffee table. Open log fire and slate hearth, colour TV/video/DVD and CD player, large coffee table and toy box. In the dining room there is plenty of room for large family gatherings round a solid wood table that comfortably seats eight. There is an assortment of board games housed in a 1920's dresser for all ages to enjoy. French doors lead out on to the large timber deck and sunny rear fully enclosed garden with additional paved area and Caldor gas barbeque. There is outside furniture provided for eating alfresco. The kitchen is very well equipped for all catering needs with electric cooker, electric hob in granite work top, fridge and freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. All appliances are Bosch and the crockery and cutlery are of a very high standard. The bedroom downstairs has two single beds and window that overlooks the garden. An over mattress is available to make the two single beds into a large king size double. Bathroom: The ground floor bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom with wash hand basin, bath with hand shower attachment and has a slate vanity shelf and heated towel rail.
The stairs to the first floor are open plan to the sitting area and lead to the double bedroom and large bedroom with four single beds. The upstairs bathroom has shower over bath, basin and WC and heated towel rail and large slate vanity shelf. All bedrooms have Velux roof lights with black out blinds .All rooms have at least one instantaneous electric Dimplex radiator with timer controls. Fuel for the open fire in the colder months can be bought locally. All electricity is included. All bedding (duvets and pillows) and bed linen are provided and beds are made up for arrival, towels can be provided for modest additional cost. At the front of the cottage there is private off road parking for three cars and adjacent to the driveway there is a generous open plan lawn, great for ball games.
|Further details outdoors|
Swallows nest has an enclosed back garden with outdoor funiture and large deck area that is perfect for eating alfreso on sunny evenings, there is parking for up to 3 cars on the drive and a large garden to side of the property where ball games can be played.
About this location
The Northumberland region
Northumberland is a beautiful unspoilt region with so much to explore. It is know for its castles and wonderful stretches of endless beaches.
Swallows Nest holiday cottage can be found in the heart of Northumbria in the historic village of Bamburgh that is often described as the jewel in the crown of the Northumberland coast and castles region. It is a surprising and beautiful area, immersed in history and renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, wild life, off shore islands and spectacular beaches. A majestic castle perched upon a dramatic rock outcrop dominates the picturesque village of Bamburgh.
Swallows Nest location is ideal to explore all this; situated on a small private development called Armstrong Cottages it is just a short stroll through sand dunes to the breathtaking beach that Bamburgh castle over shadows. Here there are views to the Farne off shore islands and from nearby Seahouses there are many boat trips that can take you to see seals puffins and if you like even try your hand at deep sea fishing. When you have spent all your energies out and about in Northumberland or just having family fun at the beach, Swallows Nest offers a welcoming retreat with all your home comforts.
Just under a mile away Bamburgh village offers lovely country pubs, village stores, including a fabulous butchers renowned for its home made Bamburgh Bangers! There is also children's play area, tennis courts and cricket green in the village for all to enjoy.
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1 Aug 2014
"Wonderful family friendly home"
Spent a fantastic 3 nights here with my partner, mum and dad, my sister and her 2 children (2yrs and 5 months) and this lovely house had everything we needed. Beautifully furnished and spotlessly clea… More
28 Jul 2014
"Spacious, ideal location, perfectly thought out."
Rarely does a holiday house surpass its photos/description but Swallows Nest is ideal. We have 4 children from 3-9 and have been to some beautiful houses in beautiful places but this is probably the m… More
9 Jul 2014
"Perfect Cottage by the Sea"
Loved the cottage and amenities. 5 min walk over the dunes to one of the best beaches I have ever seen. Also only half mile walk to Bamburgh Castle and village. Seahouses just 3 miles away for groceri… More
4 Jan 2014
"A beautiful house with wonderful beach location"
Swallows Nest was a perfect place for old friends reunion. The house is just lovely, It ticked every box for a group wanting to relax -a great kitchen and lots of room for all eight adults . . The v… More
6 May 2013
"Ideal family holiday"
We have just returned from a wonderful week of sunshine in Northumberland with our son and daughter-in-law and three grandsons( 4yr old twins and 2 yr old) plus dogs. The cottage has superbly equipped for families with young children and very comfortable. Ideal situation to travel around the area.
22 Jan 2013
"A gorgeous holiday cottage in a perfect location"
Swallows Nest is absolutely gorgeous! It has a very homely feel to it and is beautifully and tastefully decorated. There are lots of toys for children to play with and books to read too. The fire in the living makes for a perfect evening! The cottage is immaculately clean. The garden is perfect for sitting, relaxing and playing in. It takes only ten minutes to walk across the dunes to the beach and the centre of Bamburgh is only a short walk away too. The surrounding area is stunning. Swallows Nest is a real gem of a holiday retreat!
31 Jul 2012
"Great house in great location"
Swallows nest is easily one of the nicest cottages we have stayed in in recent years. The house had everything we needed to have a relaxing family holiday with nice decor, furniture and size but the best part was the location being so close to a fantastic beach, castle and village. We will be back again so cannot give higher praise than that.
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