Set in the heart of the picturesque coastal village of Beadnell, Almond Apartment is a ground floor, new holiday home perfectly designed for couples looking for a peaceful or active retreat to the famous Northumberland coastline. The apartment is generously appointed with comfort and luxury in mind. Comprising a double bedroom, en-suite bathroom with shower, living room with adjoining open plan kitchen and dining area. The apartment is fresh, light and airy but maintains a warm, cosy feel.Furnished throughout with comfortable contemporary furniture, a well equipped kitchen and wall mounted, flat screen television in the living room, the nearest beach is just 5 minutes walk and Beadnell's 2 mile golden sandy beach is just 10 minutes by foot. The apartment has a selection of books, games, puzzles, DVD's and IPOD docking station and there is a communal laundry room with large washing machine, separate dryer and off street parking. The village store and two great country pubs serving food are just a stone's throw away from the apartment. Free WiFi available in the apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Nearest beach||Beadnell 400 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle 72 km, Nearest railway: Chathill 5 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Area - Almond Apartment is located in the centre of Beadnell; a welcoming village which has long been a popular holiday destination renowned for its Heritage Coastline with wonderful sandy beaches, rich wildlife and extensive range of quality water sports; including sailing, kite surfing, sea kayaking, kite and wind surfing and scuba diving. With Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Castles to the north and Dunstanburgh, Alnwick and Warkworth castles to the south Beadnell is also well placed for walkers, cyclists and wildlife watchers to explore the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland National Park and the Borders - all within 30 minutes.
Seahouses fishing port 2 miles north is the departure point for regular boat trips to the nearby Farne Islands - a National Nature Reserve famous for its puffin, tern, cormorant and kittiwake bird sanctuaries and seal colony. Seahouses has a good range of shops, cafes, classic pubs and places to eat, fishing trips, leisure centre and a golf course. 3 miles further up the coast is the picturesque village of Bamburgh with its famous castle, long beach and quaint tea rooms. Holy Island the birth place of Christianity and site of Lindisfarne Castle can be seen from the wild expanse of Bamburgh's golden, sandy beach and is just 35 minutes from Beadnell.
30 minutes inland is the bustling market town of Alnwick, with its own dramatic castle, often referred to as 'The Windsor of the North' and ancestral home to the Duke of Northumberland (and film location for Harry Potter's Hogwarts Academy). The Duchess's Alnwick Garden is well worth a visit – a spectacular contemporary interpretation of a formal garden which includes the Grand Cascade waterfall, Serpent and Poison Gardens, sculptures, the largest tree house with a restaurant in Europe and the largest cherry orchard of its kind in the world - visit in April or May to see the cherry blossom.
Golfers are well catered for by Seahouses, Bamburgh, Embleton and Almouth golf courses, ranging between a 5, 10 and 30 minute drive from the apartment.
For food lovers Craster,8 miles south is home to the famous Craster kipper; Bamburgh and Seahouses to the north have the Swan seafood smokery, the renowned Bamburgh banger and award winning home cured bacon to name but a few. Artisan cheeses are springing up locally too. Seafood lovers are well catered for by Robsons in Craster, various restaurants in Seahouses and Bamburgh, and the crab sandwiches are not to be missed at many local pubs including the Olde Ship Inn in Seahouses and The Ship at Newton.
For those looking to include some culture in their holiday, Beadnell is just over an hour by train to Edinburgh with its international festival in August and 50 minutes by car from Newcastle with its theatres, galleries, shopping and renowned nightlife.
Almond Apartment is a great choice for couples seeking cosy, contemporary holiday accommodation close to fantastic beaches to enjoy the changing moods of the sea in all the seasons, beachcombing and exploring the abundance of local rock pools.
Almond Apartment is located in the centre of Beadnell; a welcoming Northumberland seaside village renowned for it's wonderful 2 mile long sandy beach and extensive range of water sports; including sailing, wind and kite surfing, sea kayaking and scuba diving. It's a popular holiday destination with a local shop, pubs and a church.
There is a great range of coastal walks and bike rides starting from Beadnell and lots of bird and wildlife watching opportunities. Golf and horse riding are available nearby and the area is perfect for artists and photographers too.
The apartment is just a 5 minute walk from the nearest beach and village shop and there are two good pubs less than 5 minutes away serving food and real ales - the Craster Arms and the Towers.
Almond Apartment is the perfect choice for couples seeking warm, comfortable, contemporary holiday accommodation in close proximity to the sea along one of the finest stretches of Heritage coastline the area is renowned for.