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Shunting Cottage

Acklington near Warkworth, Northumberland

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The Property

Acklington 1 mile. An interesting and imaginative ground floor conversion of a stone-built former station house, just a mile from the village of Acklington and four miles from Warkworth. Comfortably furnished, with a lovely sitting room with large picture window and dining area, a first-class kitchen and two delightful bedrooms both with en-suite facilities, this Acklington cottage is ideal for couples or small families seeking to explore the abundance of attractions the area has to offer. The sandy beaches and picturesque villages of the Heritage Coast are within an easy drive, as is the impressive scenery of the National Park, while the proximity of the cottage to the amenities and attractions of Alnwick means Shunting Cottage is an ideal base at any time of the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Well-equipped fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area. Note: The bedrooms are at opposite ends of the property.

Amenities

Oil central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player, radio, library of books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair available. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private, enclosed gravelled garden area with furniture and BBQ. Shared use of front lawned area with the owners (next door). Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2.5 miles, pub 5 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:3
Bedrooms:2
Bathrooms:2
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

About the location

Acklington

Alnmouth 9 miles; Alnwick 11 miles.

Acklington is a small rural village located just a few miles from the coast and its near neighbour Warkworth. The village has a pub with bar and restaurant (open weekends only in the winter) and, with the many activities and groups held locally, offers a real sense of community spirit. The River Coquet meanders past the village, with a picturesque view from Guyzance Bridge. There is a limited bus and train service to Alnwick, Newcastle and Alnmouth, and the whole of the coast is within easy driving distance. Warkworth, 4 miles away, is a pretty village, dominated by the dramatic ruins of its 12th Century castle. The main street is lined with Georgian and early Victorian houses and there is an exceptional range of galleries and antique shops, a village shop-cum-post office, pubs, restaurants and gift shops to suit all tastes. Warkworth has its own stretch of sandy beach and a 9-hole 'pay and play' golf course. Also within easy touring distance are Hadrian's Wall, Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, the Farne Islands, several wonderful beaches and Alnwick Garden with its remarkable water cascade.

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The cottage was so well situated for getting out and about; very accessible for everywhere. The cottage was lovely, all on one level, and a bathroom for each of the bedrooms was a godsend. The owners were really helpful and friendly. We would definitely stay there again!

Miss Long, Norwich, October 2013

Owner very friendly without being over intrusive. Good advice given on local walk and places to go. A really relaxing characterful cottage. Northumberland offers a wide variety of coastal and inland areas to visit and places to see, well worth a visit.

Mr Johnston, Glasgow, September 2013

A very good location to tour the area which we were visiting.

Mr Sheppee, Sturminster Newton, February 2013

Location - proximity to beaches and other attractions. The cottage allowed two dogs to stay and the owner was a dog-friendly person.

Dr Heath, Hope Valley, November 2012

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