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Winding Wheel Cottage

Cambois near Ashington, Northumberland (Ref. 1145409)

5.0

Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Jane

    “We had a lovely holiday and the property is amazing.”

    You couldn't ask for more, spotlessly clean, comfy beds and sofa's, great bathrooms, and so well equipped. The location is perfect, lovely and quiet and a great beach opposite. Fantastic view's from the cottage and lot's of places to sit and relax outside. One of the best properties I have stayed in, can't wait to go back!.

    You couldn't ask for more, spotlessly clean, comfy beds and sofa's, great bathrooms, and so well equipped. The location is perfect, lovely and quiet and a great beach opposite. Fantastic view's from the cottage and lot's of places to sit and relax outside. One of the best properties I have stayed in, can't wait to go back!.

    - Jane, May 2024

Summary

  • Four bedrooms with Smart TVs: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, WC and bidet, 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with Smart TV
  • Utility/garage
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 7 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Private driveway for 2 cars, with additional roadside parking
  • Enclosed front garden with bench, and enclosed rear decked area with furniture and summerhouse
  • Two well-behaved pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.3 miles
  • Note: There are steps up to the home; please take care
  • Note: Bike and kayak storage in the utility/garage

The property

Ashington 4.5 miles. Winding Wheel Cottage is a delightful, four-bedroom home nestled in the charming, coastal village of Cambois near Ashington, perfectly placed for exploring the best of Northumberland. Offering a large and inviting holiday home, just a stone’s throw from the beach and with sea views to die for, Winding Wheel Cottage makes a wonderful base for all of the family, possible to accommodate up to seven guests. Benefit from ample parking on the driveway and to the roadside, before heading indoors, firstly reaching the stylish sitting room, with plenty of plush seating to sink into in front of the woodburning stove. If the sun is shining, spend time together in the conservatory, with views out to the enclosed decked area, a haven for alfresco mealtimes and entertaining. The kitchen/diner features a sleek design, with integrated, state-of-the-art appliances and a lovely dining table to fit all, perfect for gathering around for dinner parties or formal mealtimes, whilst a handy utility/garage rests next door, with further appliances and space to store bikes and watersport equipment. Take advantage of telescope on offer if you fancy seeing the Northern Lights/stargazing or want to watch the dolphins pass by the Bay, or head to the garden room to indulge in some light reading and a glass of prosecco; the choice is yours, as the cottage is right on the sea front and viewable from the front of the house. When it’s time to rest your head, retire to one of the four bedrooms, including a king-size with an indulgent en-suite, two double bedrooms, and a single, all serviced by a contemporary bathroom and convenient cloakroom. Winding Wheel Cottage is right on the doorstep of the stunning northeast coastline, where you will find an abundance of beautiful beaches or some of England's finest heritage sites such as Bamburgh Castle, Alnwick Castle, where Harry Potter was filmed, Alnwick Gardens, Warkworth Castle, Lindisfarne Priory, Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, and Hadrian's Wall just to name a few. You can also take a boat trip from the seaside village of Seahouses, to the Farne Islands, where you will see an abundance of different birds including puffins. If its shopping you’re after, why not visit one of Europe's largest shopping centres, the Metro Centre in Gateshead which offers all kinds of shopping and entertainment. If you don’t want to venture to far away, you can take a leisurely walk on the unspoilt beautiful beach at Cambois, it is a hidden gem in the Northumberland Coastline, then head next door to the Charlton's Sports Bar which is run by the late Jack Charlton's son John. Jack was a famous footballer from the local town of Ashington who played for England when they won the World Cup in 1966; the pub is full of memorabilia of Jack's time winning the World Cup and when he was Manager of Ireland. They offer great, homemade food as well at a very reasonable price. The nearby town of Ashington is home to some very famous sportsman such as footballers Jack Charlton, Bobby Charlton, and Jackie Milburn; also, England cricketers Steve Harmison and Mark Wood who often frequent Ashington Cricket Club on match day. Whether you're looking for a relaxing break, or a chance to explore the beauty and culture of Northumberland, Winding Wheel Cottage is an idyllic base.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location

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Morpeth 5.9 miles, Newcastle 17.7 miles, Alnwick 23.4 miles

Ashington is a fabulous town and one of the largest in Northumberland with a variety of attractions and amenities on offer. There are bustling markets decorated with bunting where visitors can purchase authentic goods from independent stalls, alongside food outlets serving local produce. Queen Elizabeth II Country Park is a beautiful spot with a picturesque lake, whilst Ashington Community Woodland is perfect for walkers and wildlife-watchers. Discover the town's farming and mining history in Woodhorn Museum, a former 19th-century coal mine now hosting local arts and relics. Ashington is also ideally located on the coast for the peaceful Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Beach, with a stunning bay home to Sean Henry's romantic Couple sculpture, whilst golfers can take to Newbiggen Golf Club for wonderful coastal views. The historic town of Morpeth is a short journey away for stylish bars, wandering through the pretty gardens in Carlisle Park and ancient architecture such as the medieval Chantry. Newcastle sits south of Ashington, renowned for fantastic nightlife, a variety of galleries and museums and guided tours through the fully preserved, WWII Victoria Tunnel. To the north lies Alnwick, a quaint market town with a fairy-tale castle and the lovely Alnwick gardens, where guests can stop for lunch in the unique treetop diner. Ashington is the perfect base to explore the best of Northumberland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas