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Lightkeeper House

Amble-by-the-Sea, Northumberland (Ref. 24133)

4.4

Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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120 Customer Review(s)

  • Kevin

    “Lovely place!”

    Beautiful view of the sea. Comfy beds. Really enjoyed our stay and would stay here again.

    Beautiful view of the sea. Comfy beds. Really enjoyed our stay and would stay here again.

    - Kevin, March 2024

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with full Sky, one with Freeview), DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Roadside parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed yard with furniture and BBQ, side lawned area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 2 mins walk.

The property

This traditional end-terrace cottage is located in the conservation area of the vibrant fishing village of Amble. Renovated to a good standard, this Amble cottage offers views over the scenic Northumberland coast towards Coquet Island, and is an ideal base for a family or a group of friends. Tastefully decorated, this Amble cottage has two large bedrooms complete with a family bathroom benefiting from a rain shower. The comfortable living area features a warming woodburner, perfect for cosy evenings, and with WiFi and a TV with Sky movies and sports package, guests are sure to be kept entertained. French doors lead to the enclosed rear yard, plus a grassed side garden boasts unrestricted views of the coast and is an ideal spot for warmer evenings. This Amble cottage is perfectly located for access to the dog-friendly beach, and here you will discover a pretty little cove with rock pools that little ones will delight in. This charming Amble cottage is so named because the great-great-grandfather of the owner was the lighthouse keeper of Coquet Island; now a bird sanctuary. Boat trips from the harbour offer sightseers the chance to pay a call on the resident puffins. Numerous restaurants and dog-friendly pubs are just a short stroll from your Amble cottage, and you can visit the majestic Alnwick Castle, known as Hogwarts in the popular Harry Potter films, or explore miles of Heritage Coast nearby. This cottage in Amble offers a relaxing break, and is a comfortable base from which to discover Northumberland.

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About the location

AMBLE

Warkworth 1 mile; Alnmouth 4 miles.

The bustling little seaport of Amble is situated at the mouth of the River Coquet and is an ideal place for exploring Northumberland. Historically a centre for boatbuilding, Amble offers a marina, a harbour, sandy beaches and coastal walks to the bird sanctuary at Hauxley and country park at Druridge Bay. Large fishing boats moor along the harbour wall and land a variety of fish, prawns, crabs and lobsters - the daily catch can be bought at a fish shop in the harbour. A mile south of Amble is Coquet Island, an RSPB reserve with a large population of terns, puffins and eider ducks and boat trips around the island can be arranged. The pretty coastal villages of Alnmouth and Craster and numerous superb beaches are only a short drive away, whilst picturesque Warkworth with its castle, charming Alnwick with its castle and award winning gardens, and the National Trust’s Wallington Hall and Cragside are all within easy reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas