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Dunes Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £377  to  £785

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Key Information

  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

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    With Owner

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking

About Dunes Cottage

Dunes Cottage sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms and is a mere shell's throw away from the beautiful Northumberland coast, making it the perfect place for couples and families who can't wait to explore this incredible landscape. Northumberland is known for its stunning sandy beaches which reach for miles, and the stretch between Sandbanks and Beadnell, where Dunes Cottage sits, is no exception. The pretty stone cottage is part of the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), a short stroll across the Annstead Dunes Nature Reserve to the water and within walking distance of pubs like the Black Swan and the Craster Arms.

The cottage is on a family-run farm approximately half a mile from Seahouses where visitors have ready access to places to eat, drink and shop. The marina is the place to go for a boat trip to the Farne Islands, a beautiful nature reserve managed by the National Trust, where one of the UK's biggest colonies of grey seals live. It is also home to thousands of sea birds, including puffins, and offers a unique wildlife experience.

Beadnell is also just half a mile from Dunes Cottage. The water off the coast may be a little brisk, but it is incredibly clean and monitored weekly between May and September. Both Beadnell and Seahouses are shallow and popular for swimming, fishing and surfing. Beadnell is also a popular choice for kiteboarders and wakeboarders. The coast here is so long that it's rare to see more than a handful of people around you, even in the height of summer, while in winter you may have the beach entirely to yourself.

Nearby attractions include Holy Island, about half an hour's drive from the cottage or a relaxed boat ride from Seahouses. The beautiful island is considered the cradle of Christianity in the UK and is still a place of pilgrimage for those with strong faith. The causeway is covered twice a day so check the tide times before setting out. Bamburgh Castle a ten-minute drive north, while some visitors may recognise nearby Alnwick Castle from the Harry Potter films. Alnwick is an excellent choice for a day out as, in addition to the castle, it has a local museum, shops and places to eat and drink.

Walking, cycling and horse riding are just three of many ways visitors can appreciate first hand the beauty of the landscape. Local stables can arrange a horse ride along the beach, while there are miles of footpaths and cycling routes leading virtually from the cottage door. There are also five golf courses within a 20-minute drive.

Dunes Cottage is on a 600-acre farm where the Mellor family have worked for over 25 years. It is one of several lovely self-catering cottages on the estate which can, depending on availability, be booked together to accommodate extended families or groups of friends. Please see their website for more information.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Susan Mellor joined Independent Cottages in May 2020


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Northumberland)

Accommodation Comprises:

Dunes Cottage is a lovely cottage with a traditional stone exterior and a fresh, modern interior. Accommodation is all on one level.

  • Living room with dual-aspect windows framing views over fields towards the golf course and filling the room with natural light throughout the day. There are two two-seater sofas, a TV with a DVD player.
  • Kitchen/diner with lots of storage and space to prepare meals as well as crockery, cutlery and utensils for four people. The dining table seats four and overlooks the garden and countryside.
  • Utility room with a washing/drier and space to leave walking boots to dry.
  • Master bedroom with a solid pine double bed, chest of drawers and wardrobe.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds, wardrobe and a tall chest of drawers.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, a WC and a handbasin.

Outside: There is a private garden with lawn and garden furniture at the front of the cottage, and off-street parking for up to two cars.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFI, bed linen and bath towels are provided. A stairgate, high chair and cot (no bedding) are available if needed - please ask the owner when booking. Short breaks are possible depending on availability. Well behaved dogs are welcome with prior agreement. Smoking is not permitted.

Dunes Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £377
To £785
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Susan Mellor
Member Since May 2020

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Dunes Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 13th October 2021
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