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Silver Birches ref: 311014

Longhoughton near Alnwick, Alnwick & Alnmouth Area
3 Stars
  • Sleeps 66
2 person discountYesFire/WoodburnerNo
SmokingNoInternet accessNo


Set within almost half an acre of mature and private grounds, this detached bungalow offers delightful unique accommodation to a good standard.  The owners are keen conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts. Also being dog owners they are very welcoming to pets at the property. Areas of these very large and varied gardens are set aside to actively encourage and support wildlife. As a  result there is an abundance of birds throughout the year, including several pairs of swallows that return each year to nest under the eaves. There also resident hedgehogs and voles, and recently a couple of red squirrels were spotted in the large fir trees at the back of the rear garden. The garden contains several mature fruit trees which the owners do not harvest, again in order to encourage wildlife. There is a Wendy House on the large rear patio, also children's and adults bicycles in the garage.. Silver Birches also boasts a purpose built sunroom at the rear where the fully enclosed gardens and wild life can be enjoyed. A haven for relaxation. Originally a 1970's construction Silver Birches is being constantly upgraded by the owners. This year two sets of patio doors have been added to enhance outside views, and to allow light to flood the lounge and dining room. Inside there is now a small library of books etc, boxes of children's toys, a unique collection of paintings and prints, and some interesting and individual items of furniture.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Silver birches has gas central heating and the accommodation is all on ground level, the property comprises:
Generous hallway leading through to lounge.
Lounge: Spacious lounge with electric flame effect stove, flat screen 42" TV, DVD.
Separate dining room.
Conservatory: Overlooking mature and private gardens.Electric stove, stereo,radio and CD player
Kitchen: Fitted kitchen with gas cooker, fridge with ice box, washing machine and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, W.C. and wash basin.
Cloakroom: With separate W.C and wash basin.
Storage Area: A separate area ideal for coats/ outdoor footwear etc also a freezer


All fuel, power and bed linen included. Cot and Highchair available.


Outside: Private enclosed garden with garden furniture, pond and BBQ.  Two well behaved pets are welcome.   Ample off road parking.
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599 960

Nearest townAlnwickShops100 yards
Distance4 milesRestaurant1 Mile
Nearest railway stationAlnmouthPub1 Mile
Distance4 milesLakeN/A

About the local area

The location of Longhoughton is idyllic; being only 4 miles from the historic market town of Alnwick, dominated by its majestic castle, which is home to the Duke of Northumberland (and film location for Harry Potter's Hogwarts Academy!)  Alnwick offers many facilities including a theatre/cinema, indoor swimming  and an array of quaint tea rooms, shops and restaurants.  Horse riding and numerous prestigious golf courses are close by and the new 'Alnwick Garden', which boasts a Grand Cascade and the largest tree house in Europe, is a popular visitor attraction.  The wild heather topped expanses of the Cheviot Hills are a short drive west and the heritage seashore this area is renowned for, with its extensive golden sandy beaches is only one mile east, making this a superb base for exploring the historic,  rural delights of Northumberland coupled with one of the finest stretches of coastline in England - deservedly awarded as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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