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The Retreat

Amble-by-the-Sea, Northumberland (Ref. 917218)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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25 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Kemp

    “We had a second lovely holiday at The Retreat.”

    The location is excellent, especially for children with the beach and playground so close. The house is very comfortable, has everything we need and was very clean. We have booked the same week next year. Many thanks.

    The location is excellent, especially for children with the beach and playground so close. The house is very comfortable, has everything we need and was very clean. We have booked the same week next year. Many thanks.

    - Mrs Kemp, August 2020

The property

A charming end of terrace cottage in a premier position in Amble, just a few hundred yards from the North Sea.

Tastefully presented, this comfortable cottage offers a backdrop of vibrant florals and sparkling overhead lights; a well-positioned base for a couples or friends wishing to explore Northumberland.

This holiday cottage has been refurbished to a high standard, and offers four bedrooms, including a king-size double room with sea views, plus a family bathroom with a bath and overhead shower, as well as a ground floor cloakroom.

The front entrance leads to a dining area with a staircase to the first floor, while the kitchen to the rear of the cottage has a sleek, modern feel, a great place to rustle up a tasty treat for all the party.

The spacious sitting area makes a cosy retreat after a long hard day on the beach, whilst the warming multi-fuel stove is perfect to curl up in front of on chillier evenings.

2 Blackwood Street overlooks a grassy area which leads to the seashore, a great spot for kids to play or to take the dogs for that longed-for walk.

The increasingly-popular port of Amble has something for everyone; discover the pretty coastal villages of Alnmouth and Craster, visit picturesque Warkworth just a mile away, or take in Alnwick Castle and its impressive garden, just a fifteen minute drive along unspoilt, scenic roads.

A superb base for friends or family to gather for a holiday by the sea.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Gas central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in garage, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking
  • Two well behaved dogs accepted
  • Bike and equipment storage in garage on request
  • Small enclosed front and rear patio areas with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 5 mins walk

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About the location


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. There is a fish centre on the side of the harbour that is now primarily a shell fish hatchery to re-stock levels of lobster and other shell fish, this sells local fish and is open to the public. 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.

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  • Christmas

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