Holmlea ref: UK3083

Alnwick, Alnwick & Alnmouth

4 Stars

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changeover day
SAT
Changeover day
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Holmlea is a substantial stone-built, semi-detached property situated within the historic town of Alnwick. This spacious property enjoys a lovely homely ambience and is located on the southern fringe of this popular market town. The accommodation is immaculately presented throughout. The stylish living room has the friendly comfort of a wood burner and patio doors lead out to the sheltered garden at the front of the property. There is the convenience of a separate dining room and a well presented kitchen on the ground floor too. All three bedrooms are on the first floor along with a good sized family bathroom.
There is a wide array of amenities including a cinema/playhouse, restaurants, independent shops and a variety of pubs available within Alnwick. Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland (and film location for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts!) is a popular visitor attraction or visit the Alnwick Gardens; a spectacular interpretation of a formal garden, including a grand cascade waterfall and poison garden, and where guests can dine in the restaurant situated within the largest tree house in Europe, all around a mile from Holmlea.
Holmlea is an excellent choice for those seeking family accommodation that gives easy access to explore the beautiful 20 mile stretch of Heritage coastline designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the east and the wild and lonely expanses of the heather-capped Cheviot Hills to the west. Beach 4 miles. Shop 200 yards, pub and restaurant 750 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview Smart TV, DVD player and patio doors to garden.
Dining room.
Kitchen:
With gas range, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Utility room: With freezer and washing machine.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Alnwick
  • Shops
    200 yards
  • Distance
    1 mile
  • Restaurant
    750 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Alnmouth
  • Pub
    750 yards
  • Railway station distance
    4.0 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles (beach)

About the local area

Alnwick is in the heart of Northumberland, famous for its unspoilt beauty, and is one of the most picturesque areas of countryside in England - with long sandy beaches, quiet friendly villages, the Simonside and Cheviot hills, well preserved medieval Castles, and gardens.

There are numerous Stately Homes in the area including the fantastic Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland and often referred to as "The Windsor of the north". The medieval market town originally prospered as a staging post, being only a day's ride from Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north and Newcastle upon Tyne in the south. It still retains many of its cobbled streets, narrow alleys and fine stone buildings which now house a range of specialist shops and family businesses as wells as some of what once totaled over 50 inns.

Alnwick Castle, the home of the Duke of Northumberland, provides a wonderful day out for all the family. It has magnificent spacious grounds designed by Capability Brown, domineering medieval towers, a 14th century dungeon, beautiful State Rooms and there are various museums covering the region's military and archaeological history. Next to the Castle is the spectacular Alnwick Garden where you can experience The Grand Cascade with its many weirs and fountains, The Ornamental Garden with more than 15,000 plants, The Rose Garden of walkways heavily scented with climbing and shrub roses, clematis and honeysuckle, and there are many 'secret' gardens where you can sit amongst the pergolas, fruit trees and individual pools. Because it is a continually developing garden with major projects always underway, it provides something new for those that return time after time.

The Alnwick countryside is also a great area for walking, short and long hikes, cycling, fishing, and in fact every kind of country pursuit. South east lies the valleys and heather topped expanses of Coquetdale and the Simonside Hills around Rothbury - a haven for hillwalkers and cyclists and a gateway to the Northumberland National Park.

The coastline of the Alnwick region consists of over 20 spectacular miles of golden sands, rocky outcrops and sand dunes which provide fun days out for all the family and peaceful beach strolls along the sweeping sands of Druridge Bay and Cresswell. Coastal villages include the lively harbour town of Amble, beautiful Warkworth with its magnificent castle, and picturesque Alnmouth, home of the oldest golf course in Britain.

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