St Cuthbert's Cottage -sleeps2
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This traditional stone built end terrace cottage is located close to Seahouses Harbour with views from the first floor living room towards the sea. It is tastefully decorated and offers a fantastic setting for a relaxing break away. On the ground floor is the lovely bedroom with pine furniture.
Upstairs is the cosy lounge where you can relax on the comfortable suite in front of the open fire. Why not settle down with a DVD or play some board games or relax with a good book. This cottage is an ideal base from which you can discover this fascinating coastline, the Farne Islands and much more.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Seahouses 20 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle 70 km, Nearest railway: Alnmouth 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
St Cuthberts is a lovely cosy cottage in a great spot, close the harbour. In the lounge there is an open fireplace for log fires,a comfortable suite and dining table and chairs. The newly fitted kitchen includes a dishwasher, microwave, fan assisted oven, ceramic hob with extractor fan, fridge, toaster and kettle.
Downstairs is the comfortable bedroom with a new wrought iron double bed and ample storage space and a bathroom with shower over bath, basin, WC and heated towel rail. There is also a washing machine in the cupboard under the stairs.The cottage has recently been refurbished with fresh decorating and new flooring and curtains throughout.
|Further details outdoors|
There is an allocated space to park a car.
There is a welcome pack in the cottage containing instructions and details of local attractions.
The Northumberland region
Holy Island is a tidal island situated just off the North Northumberland coast south of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Access to the island is via a paved causeway which is submerged in the sea twice every 24 hours, thus cutting Holy Island off from the mainland.
Historic attractions, outdoor activities including stunning walks and birdwatching, craft centres and heritage centres as well as fine pubs, tearooms and restaurants are all on Holy Island.
The two famous historic attractions on Holy Island are Lindisfarne Priory (English Heritage) and Lindisfarne Castle (National Trust). Lindisfarne Priory, founded by St Aidan in AD 635 is an integral building in the context of early Christianity in Britain and is still a site of pilgrimage for many. Lindisfarne Castle situated spectacularly on part of the hard rocky outcrop of the Great Whin Sill dates much later than the priory from the 16th century.
Other attractions on Holy Island include the St Aidan's Winery which produces the delicious and not to be missed Lindisfarne Mead as well as Lindisfarne Preserves. You can take a tour of the winery showroom and enjoy free samples. The onsite Lindisfarne Craft Shop sells Lindisfarne Mead as well as a variety of English and Fruit Wines, British Beers and Ciders and fine Northumberland specialities such as Craster Kippers and Northumberland Cheeses.
When the tide is out the beautiful beach areas of Lindisfarne are exposed and these are popular for both walking and horse riding. Birdwatching, fishing and watersports such as sea kayaking are also popular around The Holy Island of Lindisfarne.
Safe crossing times to Holy Island across the causeway are listed by date on both Northumberland County Council's website and the Holy Island Community Guide website.
Please note tide tables are advisory and during bad weather and strong winds tide times may vary slightly. Well worth doing is to check the Safe Crossing times in advance of your visit. A tide timetable is also located at the Beal car park situated just before access on to the causeway.
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1 Jun 2014
"Comfortable, cosy cottage."
Lovely comfy, clean cottage and a great base for access to all the main attractions in Northumberland. The bed is one of the comfiest we have ever slept in. The only things we disliked about the cotta… More
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