The Lookout ref: CC316036

Boulmer, Alnwick & Alnmouth

4 Stars

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Sleeps
6
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
No pets
No pets
Changeover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Green Scheme 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Tucked in a peaceful cul-de-sac in the traditional fishing village of Boulmer nestles The Lookout; a newly refurbished detached bungalow only two minutes stroll to the sea. This delightful property has been superbly extended and enhanced in 2014 and makes the quintessential coastal retreat. With much thought, care and attention to the finer details to ensure guests enjoy a relaxing stay in The Lookout; this stylish furnished self catering holiday cottage has been completed to an excellent standard. The beautifully coordinated accommodation is conveniently placed all on ground floor level and is immaculately presented throughout. The well appointed kitchen leads to the light filled newly built double-height, full glass extension; an idyllic spot to dine or simply relax and admire the uninterrupted open views across the garden to the pretty fields beyond and watch the sun set. With the flexibility of three double bedrooms and a spacious lounge too. The Lookout is a suitable choice for families, the gathering of friends or for those couples seeking something rather special. A fresh and modern bathroom as well as the convenience of a newly added wet room completes the picture.Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 300 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

All on ground floor level
Living Room: With wood burning stove, Freeview TV, DVD and stereo
Kitchen:  With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine; leading to....
Sun Room: a newly built stunning double-height area.
Bedroom 1: With super king sized bed which can make two single beds if preferred and Freeview TV
Bedroom 2: With single bed plus pull out full-size guest bed, to make twin or double if preferred.
Bedroom 3: With two full size single beds.
Bathroom; With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Wet Room: With shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

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Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric heaters, electricity included. Bed linen and towels provided. Initial fuel for wood burning stove included. Travel cot and high chair available. Wi-fi available

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture and open views. Private parking for 2 cars.
A refundable damage deposit of £50 is payable one week prior to arrival
  • Nearest town
    Alnwick
  • Shops
    2 Miles
  • Distance
    6 Miles
  • Restaurant
    300 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Alnmouth
  • Pub
    300 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    3.5 miles
  • Lake
    200 Yards

About the local area

The location of The Lookout is sublime! Boulmer (pronounced Boomer) is a particularly peaceful coastal village with very little through traffic.Once the haunt of smugglers it is one of the true Northumbrian fishing villages which remains virtually untouched by time. Meander along the waters edge and watch the fishermen return with their daily catch of lobsters, crabs and salmon.
A mere 6 miles inland from The Lookout is the historic market town of Alnwick, dominated by its dramatic fortress it offers a wide range of amenities including a playhouse/cinema, indoor swimming and an excellent array of restaurants, shops, tea rooms and pubs. Take time to visit Barter Books (one of the largest second hand bookshops in Britain) or discover the magnificent Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland (and film location for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts!). Alnwick Garden; a spectacular interpretation of a formal garden, including a grand cascade waterfall and poison garden where guests can dine in the restaurant of the largest tree house in Europe is also well worth a visit.
Less than 3 miles walk along the beach is the picture postcard village of Alnmouth where a variety of good restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and gift shops for the discerning visitor can be enjoyed. Sailing enthusiasts have available yacht and small boat moorings within the sheltered estuary. Golfing enthusiasts will delight in the two courses close by; one being a fine 9 hole course adjacent to he beach and the other being a challenging 18 hole course at Foxton enjoying panoramic views. The Lookout is situated on National Cycle Route 1 making this property particularly suitable for keen cyclists with excellent storate for bikes and equipment being readily available.
The Lookout is perfectly situated to explore four Northumberland Castles of Alnwick, Bamburgh, Warkworth and Dunstanburgh. It is an ideal base from which to tour the stately homes of the Borders. En route, to sample the delights of the famous Craster kippers is Howick Hall, the ancestral home of Earl Grey. Within three miles of The Lookout, Howick Hall has magnificent grounds, and the opportunity to enjoy Earl Grey tea at the tea shop.
The Lookout is superbly placed for those seeking a peaceful retreat in an idyllic setting yet all within a two minute walk to the seashore of the beautiful Northumbrian coastline designated as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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