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Upper Oakwood

Alnwick, Northumberland (Ref. 1002152)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing

3 Customer Reviews

  • "The property is very noisy it’s near a few Public houses so a little noise is expected."

    But the flats around the property are privately owned and there is noise going on until the early hours most nights. Then a road sweeper comes within a few feet of the property every morning at 6am. The property was very dirty and we had to start cleaning bathrooms/sinks ect upon our arrival. I had to send photo evidence of this as it was so bad. The owner seemed reluctant to put the adequate amount of money to cover a full weeks stay to provide us with WiFi, so every few days it would go off and we then needed to wait for him to sort it out. Due to the issues above we actually cut our holiday short as it was no longer enjoyable. Apart from the above issues Alnwick was beautiful and so were the surrounding areas and Sykes did what they could to resolve the problem. I think more stringent checks on property’s need putting in place, so not to disappoint customers. It seems when customers have a negative experience when they stay in a property on your books, your hands are somewhat tied and ultimately if the owners chose not to admit any responsibility then you seem to have to go along with that. I was offered £30 back from the owner as compensation for a Holiday I’d paid £ 450 for and £45 To be taken off my next break booked through the company,as a goodwill gesture from Sykes Because the issue took a while to resolve.

    Reviewed by LouiseFeb 2020

  • "It was an excellent location and very comfortable flat."

    The owners left a very welcoming letter and although we didn't meet them, if felt a personal connection. The pictures in the flat have been carefully chosen and are beautiful. It was quite noisy some nights, but that is the downside of being in the town centre, which we really appreciated. The front door can be hard to shut. The information given was very helpful and everything worked, easily.

    Reviewed by GwenSep 2019

  • "Sykes Cottages corrected a big problem with my initial reservation (long story)."

    The ladies I spoke with on the phone were very pleasant and helpful. The discount they gave me was not very big, I felt my problem deserved more of a discount. As for the accommodations, apartment was perfect and in the center of town which was great. However, 10 am check out time is TOO EARLY especially for people like us who had been weary from traveling with 2 small children. We felt rushed and would have appreciated 11 am check out.

    Reviewed by MollyAug 2019

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  • All second floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC and 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/diner.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry no smoking
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: All rooms are on the second floor and may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility.

The property

Upper Oakwood is a delightful second-floor apartment located in the centre of Alnwick, Northumberland.

Internally, the property has been renovated into a contemporary holiday home for two couples.

Boasting an open-plan living area, with a dining table and seating for four people.

The lounge is a welcoming space to sit and unwind after a long day sightseeing, with the benefits of the TV and DVD player to keep you entertained of an evening.

Step into the open-plan kitchen, which has a second dining area, a lovely spot for a quick breakfast before your day begins.

Down the hall, you will find two spacious king-size bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, and a separate family bathroom.

Choose from an elegant fitted bath or a large walk-in shower to prepare for your day in style.

The bedrooms have a range of modern furnishings, which complement the light decor, and offer an abundance of space to store your personal items.

This property is located in the perfect spot for exploring the bustling town of Alnwick.

Paces from the apartment is a local pub, serving fine food and a store selling local produce.

A few minutes' walk down the road, you will find the medieval historical Alnwick Castle, and is open to the public throughout the summer.

Set in lovely landscaped garden - this is not a site you want to miss.

Upper Oakwood is the perfect getaway for two couples looking for a countryside break.

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About the location


Alnmouth 4 miles; Bamburgh 15 miles; Rothbury 10 miles.

The attractive and historic market town of Alnwick is dominated by Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland. The Castle Gardens, opened in 2002, are home to Europe's largest cascading water feature, a fabulous (and enormous) treehouse, a delightful rose garden and a beautiful, walled ornamental garden, which will delight novice and experienced gardeners alike. The castle is also famous as the setting for Hogwarts School featured in the Harry Potter films! The town's narrow streets have seen little change since the days when the London to Edinburgh stage coach passed through and the Market Place, with its stone cross, is still the central feature and the ideal venue for the weekly Saturday market. Alnwick offers a good selection of shops, pubs and places to eat and there is plenty to see and do, with miles of golden sandy beaches, numerous castles and boat trips to the famous Farne Islands all available nearby. Altogether a superb location for exploring Northumberland and its stunning Heritage Coastline.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas