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The Old Coastguard Station

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7 Nights  

  • £1615  to  £3235

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Short Breaks From

  • £377 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £755 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    4

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Waterside Location

About The Old Coastguard Station

The Old Coastguard Station is a gorgeous holiday home sitting right on the water's edge in the pretty coastal town of Amble on the Northumberland coast. The bright and airy house cleverly combines easy holiday living with a sense of indulgence, making it easy to relax whilst on holiday here. Boasting four ensuite bedrooms, stunning panoramic sea views, contemporary open plan living and a games room, it is perfect for families, extended families and friends who want a large dose of sea air combined with the convenience of restaurants, cafes and independent shops with easy strolling distance of the house.

You couldn't get closer to the sea if you tried. Step outside the house and straight onto the beach where you can explore rock pools, build sandcastles and dip your toes into the sea. Take a walk around the breakwater and pier to the harbour where you can browse the retail 'pods', sample fresh seafood at the fish shacks and watch the fishing boats bobbing up and down whilst you enjoy a leisurely lunch. Watersports enthusiasts should head to the beach at Amble Links where you can learn to surf to explore the water on board a kayak or paddleboard. Alternatively, head out on a boat trip around Coquet Island which is home to a large colony of puffins.

Whilst the Old Coastguard Station is perfect for beach lovers, there is more to holidaying here than sea air and sandcastles. Sitting at the foot of the Northumberland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty there are plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling. Enjoy a gentle riverside stroll to Warkworth where you can visit a medieval castle, or run or cycle along the traffic-free path between Alnwick and Warkworth. Keen walkers should head inland to the remote footpaths, pristine waters and starry skies of the Northumberland National Park whilst Alnwick (aka Hogwarts), Dunstaburgh and Bamburgh Castles are also worth a visit.

There is plenty to keep the busiest of families entertained whilst on holiday here. Alternatively, you would also be forgiven for simply sitting back and enjoying the stunning views and beaches on your doorstep. With short and long breaks available all year round, it is always a good time to visit The Old Coastguard Station.

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Owner details:

Stephen Marshall joined Independent Cottages in February 2022


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Northumberland)

Accommodation comprises:

Originally a coastguard station, this gorgeous holiday home has been tastefully renovated to provide contemporary living right on the water's edge. Accommodation is over two floors.

Ground floor:

  • You will immediately get a sense of the light and airy space as you step into the spacious hallway where there is plenty of room to leave shoes and coats.
  • The Scandinavian style kitchen will get even the most reluctant cooks eager to cook up a feast. Appliances include a duel fuel range cooker with six gas burners, two electric ovens with a grill, an American fridge freezer with ice and water, a hotplate, dishwasher and microwave. The under floor heating keeps the kitchen cosy in the winter and the full width bi-folding doors leading out onto the terrace are perfect for indoor/outdoor living during the summer months. The dining table seats eight guests and there is plenty of space at the breakfast bar to keep the cook company with a glass of wine.
  • Leading directly from the kitchen, the open plan sitting room is a lovely spot to relax at any time of the day. Sink into the comfy sofas and flick on the Smart TV or simply sit and be mesmerized by the breathtaking sea views and stunning sunsets.
  • If you can't find the kids they are likely to be in the games room which has a pool table and darts board.

First Floor:

  • You can't beat waking up to the view from the master bedroom which has wall to wall windows with sea views and a private terrace, perfect for that first morning cuppa or a romantic dinner. There is a super king size bed, Smart TV, separate dressing room, armchair, chest of drawers and bedside tables. Enjoy a luxurious soak in the freestanding bath, or wash the salt away in the rain shower in the ensuite bathroom.
  • The second bedroom has a double bed, open steel and oak storage and an ensuite with a rain shower and WC. Peer through the port holed window or sit on the terrace which has table and chairs and views of the sea.
  • Bedroom three has a king sized bed, dressing rails, chest of drawers, an armchair and bedside tables. The ensuite has a shower and WC.
  • Bedroom four has a double bed with built in storage, bedside tables and an ensuite with a rain shower and WC.
  • All four bedrooms are made up with high quality bedlinen and have gorgeous sea views.

Outside: In addition to the three terraces there is a shaded picnic patio with views of the pier. There is ample storage for bikes and surfing equipment in the garage which also has a washing machine and tumble dryer. Off-road parking for four vehicles.

Additional information: WiFi, bed linen, bath towels and utilities are all included. Guests to bring beach towels. A travel cot and a highchair are available - guests to bring cot bedding if required. No pets and no smoking.

The Old Coastguard Station Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (1 Super-king, 1 King & 2 Doubles)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Not suitable for wheelchair users
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1615
To £3235
Preferred Arrival Day:
Mon/Fri
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Stephen Marshall
Member Since February 2022

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