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Pintail Cottage ref: 315005

Embleton near Craster, Craster & Embleton Area
4 Stars
details
  • Sleeps 4/54/5
Parkingoff road for 2GardenGravel area
2 person discountNoFire/WoodburnerNo
SmokingNoInternet accessNo

Description

Situated in the popular coastal village of Embleton this recently built stone cottage sits within a small terrace of four and offers modern holiday accommodation in a highly sought after location. This stylish cottage is tastefully furnished and immaculately presented throughout. A warm welcome awaits visitors to Embleton, a picturesque setting less than one mile from the golden sands of Embleton bay where guests enjoy listening to the waves lap gently against the seashore. Local facilities are a mere gentle stroll from Pintail Cottage including a shop, pubs serving good food and an excellent children's play park.
Pintail Cottage offers a superb choice for those seeking contemporary accommodation in a friendly coastal village well placed to explore this magnificent Heritage shoreline Northumbrians are proud to have designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen
Lounge Area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and clock radio with ipod docking station
Kitchen/Diner Area: With electric oven and gas hob, microwave, washing machine and fridge with ice box. 
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed
Bedroom 2: With two single beds and a folding guest bed (for + 1 suitable for a child up to the age of 8)
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

Facilities

Al fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair available on request.

Miscellaneous

Small gravelled area at front of cottage. Off road parking for 2 cars

Nearest townAlnwickShops100 Yards
Distance7 MilesRestaurant100 Yards
Nearest railway stationAlnmouthPub100 Yards
Distance9 MilesLake

About the local area

The historic market town of Alnwick, with its quaint cobbled streets, offers an abundance of facilities including several restaurants, charming tea rooms, shops, a playhouse/cinema and modern leisure complex with indoor swimming only 7 miles inland. Alnwick Castle has been the setting for many films and television productions including Harry Potter's Hogwarts Academy and Alnwick Garden, with its Grand Cascade Waterfall and restaurant within the largest tree house in Europe are popular visitor attractions. The traditional fishing village of Craster, famous world wide for its oak smoked kippers, and where you can watch the trawlers return to its harbour with their daily catch is only 3 miles south. Take a boat trip to the Farne Islands from Seahouses, 8 miles north and see the bird sanctuaries and seal colonies close at hand. A further 2 miles up the coastline is the picturesque village of Bamburgh, dominated by its own majestic fortress and renowned for its wide, and often empty, expanse of sandy beaches and where Holy Island is visible from the shoreline.

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What our customers say about Pintail Cottage

J Bruce -

Great location and ideal for a family of four.


M Fisher -

The cottage was clean and tidy and suited our needs.


K Gawthorp -

Lovely cottage in the perfect location


E A Chamberlain -

A real home from home


P Morris -

VERY COMFORTABLE AND RELAXING FOR OUR STAY


I J Peggie -

Would benefit from some outdoor space but after meeting the owner we understand this is already being addressed. Extremely well equipped.


C Cockcroft -

Ideal holiday home


M Edgar -

Very comfortable, clean and well stocked


M Edgar -

Very comfortable, clean and well stocked


C Brown -

We chose this property mainly on its location but were also very pleased to find it is a very nicely appointed residence.


C Brown -

We chose this property mainly on its location but were also very pleased to find it is a very nicely appointed residence.


J Broadbent -

Very well equipped, very clean, good parking, comfortable bed...no hesitation in recommending to our friends


B Waterfield -

lovely comfortable cottage in a great village location, walking distance to shops, pubs and beach, driving distance to places of interest. property was clean and comfortable, well stocked with kitchen equipment. quiet location. only recommendation would be to install a bigger fridge, possibly standard size fridge/freezer, useful for self catering arrangements, we struggled to store foods that we had taken with us from home and to store frozen food as there was only a small freezer compartment situated in the fridge. otherwise everything else about the property was faultless. the off road parking was also a bonus.


D Woodrow -

well suited to purpose - clean and well equipped.


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What our customers say

J Bruce - November 2013

Great location and ideal for a family of four.


M Fisher - June 2013

The cottage was clean and tidy and suited our needs.


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