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Tomeg

(Ref. 912047)

Amble-by-the-Sea, Northumberland Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "Our 2nd time staying at Tomeg."

    We liked it so much, we just had to come back! A real home from home with everything needed for a comfortable holiday. Excellent restaurants and shops within walking distance. Close to lots of wonderful beaches.

    Reviewed by Christine4.7Oct 2023

  • "Thank you so much for a fantastic stay."

    Tomeg is in a brilliant location with just a short walk to the beach and a pub and Co-op on the doorstep. The house is spacious and feels wonderfully light and airy. Access to the parking is quite tight but that had been well communicated beforehand. The house is a great base for exploring beautiful Northumberland

    Reviewed by Nichola4.4Aug 2023

  • "I found TOMEG a lovely home handy for the shops and surrounding area lovely and clean only problem was the metal bed frames in the front bedroom they creaked every time we moved but apart from that it was a enjoyable stay."

    Reviewed by Stanley4.7Aug 2023

  • "We loved our stay in Tomeg."

    The house is clean, ideally placed (The Wellwood Arms, Masons Arms, many takeaways and shops are only a short walk away) and had everything we needed for a 2 week holiday. The rooms are of a nice size and I'm not quite sure about the noise warning as this was quieter than another place we have stayed in Amble! The conservatory is a nice addition (and a good place to dry the washing / swimming stuff). The smart TV was a pleasant surprise so you can log into your streaming channels for those quiet evenings in. The only real negative about the house is actually a positive. The parking out back is (very) tight for an estate car (we have a Toyota Corolla Tourer Sport) and it does take a bit of work to get it in and out. However, this is a positive in some ways as street parking is also at a premium in Amble and I would rather have it this way than not having a guaranteed spot. Finally, all communication with the owners was answered promptly and professionally and I can not find fault in anything about the house an owners. Thank you Petra, Katherine (and Moira) for letting us stay in your lovely house.

    Reviewed by Antony5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely stay at the 'Tomeg'."

    Clean & comfortable, central to all the amenities, just what we needed. Amble is beautiful, lots to do and see. Would definitely go back and stay at this property. Owners very accommodating and helpful. It is abit tight for parking round the back of the property but I had a small car so no problems.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Tomeg, cottage was lovely and in an ideal place to ..."

    We had a lovely stay at Tomeg, cottage was lovely and in an ideal place to explore the area, parking was a little tight glad I was only in a mini

    Reviewed by Dawn4.1Jun 2023

  • "We loved Tomeg, as we did the last time we stayed there."

    Great location. Comfortable and clean house.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2023

  • "Smashing property very central."

    Has everything you need.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Apr 2023

  • "Great accommodation, as mentioned the parking spot is tricky but overall a great place to stay"

    Reviewed by Jeanette5.0Apr 2023

  • "Great house, very well equipped, great location for local amenities, and close to some wonderful locations."

    Highly recommend it

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Apr 2023

  • "Property was ideally placed for exploring Amble as well as Northumberland beautiful coastline."

    It was clean & well equipped but getting out of parking space at rear with large car was extremely challenging.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Oct 2022

  • "Overall a brilliant holiday."

    Great house in a lovely location for visiting the beautiful area. would definitely return

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2022

  • "‘Tomeg’ is a lovely holiday home."

    The accommodation is more than adequate for a family. It is beautifully furnished but suitably and sensibly for a seaside holiday. It is well equipped both in the kitchen and the sitting room where the books and videos are welcome. The conservatory is a great asset for spending time in as well as drying clothes etc. The location of the house couldn’t be better for visiting various beaches and places of interest. Shops and restaurants are just round the corner. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Aug 2022

  • "We enjoyed a wonderful holiday, the cottage surpassed ou expectations & was the perfect base for exploring Amble & Northumberland."

    It was in easy distance of all Amble's attractions, particularly for my Father in law with limited mobility. The only tiny gripe was that my Mother in law thought the TV required updating. She apparently struggled to follow the ball whilst watching Wimbledon! Other than that, 10 out of 10.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "Tomeg is a lovely terraced house perfectly located for all the amenities of Amble."

    The house has three bedrooms with very comfortable beds and a lovely large bathroom with a bath and separate shower cubicle. The living room could possibly do with an extra chair for the fifth guest but we managed. The kitchen was ok but I would have liked a dishwasher and tumble dryer and perhaps some small drinking glasses as there were either wine glasses or tumblers. I did have to buy a roasting tray as theirs was tiny so I’ve left it for future guests. Parking at the rear of the property was a bit of a challenge but I found driving in forwards and reversing out of the narrow path worked for me.The neighbours all parked considerately so it wasn’t a problem. Tomeg is on a main road but we didn’t have any noise problems and there’s a Co-op literally over the road. All in all we had a lovely stay in Amble which is a beautiful village that really comes alive on Sundays when the market is on. Warkworth Castle is worth a visit and is only just over a mile away from Tomeg so you can walk along the banks of the river Coquet which has amazing views. Alnwick, Bamburgh and Holy Island are all within an hours drive too. We had a great holiday and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Aug 2021

  • "Tomeg is a great base to explore Northumberland."

    We really enjoyed our stay here. My only slight negative was the house wasn't as clean as I would have liked and the kitchenware could do with an update. Otherwise a lovely place, very comfortable with all the home comforts. Good for a family with young children too.

    Reviewed by Rebecca3.4Jul 2021

  • "Hosts friendly and helpful, great cottage"

    Reviewed by Jim4.7Jul 2021

  • "Bedding and towels were old the same as last year."

    Not as clean as last year floor was dirty in places.

    Reviewed by Annette3.4Jun 2021

  • "Tomeg was a perfect holiday home."

    The house was clean and comfortable and had all facilities we required. The location close to the town centre and the marina was excellent. We found the neighbours exceptionally friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend Tomeg as a great place to stay in Amble.

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2021

  • "Very welcoming, warm, bright and spacious house in a very convenient location."

    Lovely sunny garden and conservatory. The dining kitchen and conservatory is a winning feature I think. For myself, more side lights in the lounge would have been welcome, and definitely darker curtains/blinds in the back bedroom which receives morning sun. The existing ones provide no barrier at all! And while a very very firm mattress is welcome to some, the one on the double bed was excessive. I think that a removable/flexible topper might be the solution. It really was like sleeping on a hard floor. Minor quibbles though (and obviously very personal). This is a lovely house for a holiday and Amble is a very well equipped town to base oneself in.

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Apr 2021

  • "The accommodation was lovely."

    Great position, spacious and dog friendly. The house is on the high street and you can walk to Warkworth easily or to the port and the next bay. Lots of cafes in the area. We had a great time

    Reviewed by Tricia5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely clean, warm cottage The car parking at the back was hard to find and it was very tight."

    Could of done with a few bits in kitchen e.g small sharp knife

    Reviewed by Michelle4.7Nov 2019

  • "Amble is a lovely friendly place, ideal as a base for exploring one of England’s most beautiful, unspoilt counties."

    Tomeg is a pleasant and comfortable spacious cottage in which to stay.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Oct 2019

  • "Great base to explore seemed to be clean when first got there but first time in shower saw hairs on wall and after first night in bed whent to pick pillow up from the floor wall side saw someone's hair tie and bits of food (I think it was food, I left it all there)."

    I also had to unblock the fridge drain at bottom to let the water out as it smelt bad.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Sep 2019

  • "In a brilliant location, cottage was excellent all you needed in it, excellent for shops, site seeing."

    Just totally loved it.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2019

  • "Accommadation comfortable and satisfactory but we left early due to bad weather and cold wind, hope to try again later in the year."

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2019

  • "It would be useful to add that dogs aren’t allowed upstairs to the listing."

    We spent all week trying to convince our boy he wasn’t allowed - we’d probably not book a cottage with this limitation again. Otherwise a great house in a fantastic location.

    Reviewed by Carolyn4.7Mar 2019

  • "Tomeg is a lovely cottage in a good location."

    We cannot fault it,everything we neeed for holiday was there.Will definitely rent it again.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Mar 2019

  • "This is a great property, spotlessly clean, comfortable a lot bigger than pictures suggest."

    Great location everything on your doorstep. We will book again as soon as possible and bring our daughter husband and granddaughter. Oh and our cocker spaniel really enjoyed his break particularly walkworth beach and the dog friendly pubs.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2019

  • "Lovely cottage close to lots of beaches which our dog loved."

    Parking tight at rear but at least it had parking. Could do with wfi. Toilet very low , not very good if you have a disability. Would return.

    Reviewed by Sherryl4.4Sep 2018

  • "Our first sight of the cottage was nothing like the picture we saw on-line."

    The house next door to Tomeg was a complete building site, both front and back. Every day the builders arrived at about 9a.m., and banging, sawing and drilling started. We couldn't let our dog in the back garden because half of the gate on the right side had been taken away to allow access to the builders. One of the additions we noticed on-line was a washing machine, this would have been a useful complement to the cottage, but the washing line had been taken away while building work carried on. Therefore the washing machine was useless to us. In our opinion we should have been made aware of the noise and dust, and we would have chosen a different site at Amble.

    Reviewed by Keith3.8May 2018

  • "Great location with superb beaches and walks close by."

    Really friendly neighbours who were only to happy to help us find our way around.

    Reviewed by John4.1May 2018

  • "Parking at back,bit of a tight squeeze."

    Next door building work noisy at times,next door back looks like a bomb site,also no enclosed space at back for dog. House itself was clean and comfortable, although a welcome pack and WiFi would have been a bonus. Close to the town and although main road runs past the front it was quiet.

    Reviewed by Stan4.1Mar 2018

  • "Great location and a lovely property"

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2018

  • "Only two snags, the toaster, because of the make I was unable to get rid of old crumbs; and an extra light in the sitting room would have been appreciated."

    Other wise almost perfect. Wonderful area for visiting castles and walking along beaches.

    Reviewed by Veronica4.2Dec 2017

  • "Parking tricky and washing machine not greatly useful without drying facilities."

    Reviewed by Kathleen4.4Jul 2017

  • "Car parking was difficult at rear of the property."

    Reviewed by Martin4.8Oct 2016

  • "The cottage was in a very good position in the town."

    There were a lot of walks and places to visit. The cottage was clean and very comfortable, the neighbours were very friendly.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Sep 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Conservatory.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, wifi, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car (a standard car)
  • Front patio and rear lawned garden with decking and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk
  • Coast 5 mins walk
  • Note: Fairly busy road to front of cottage, some noise may be heard.

The property

This wonderful, mid-terrace cottage is situated just a short walk from the sea, in the bustling port of Amble, nine miles south of Alnwick, on the Heritage Coastline.

Tastefully furnished, the cottage is ideally located for a family beach holiday in the summer or as a touring base for friends, all year round.

It offers flexible sleeping arrangements with three welcoming bedrooms, one of which boasts charming sea views.

There is also a family bathroom, where you can enjoy a relaxing soak after a day on your feet.

The ground floor consists of a modern, well-equipped kitchen with a dining area, where you can sit and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals whilst planning tomorrow’s adventures!

Relax in the comfortable sitting room, featuring a warming gas fire, or retire to the bright and airy conservatory, overlooking the rear garden and catch up on some reading.

From the conservatory, doors lead out to a decked area, which provides the perfect spot for a refreshing drink on those warm summer evenings.

Take the short stroll into the popular port of Amble, which has something that appeals to everyone, with its vibrant harbour hosting a wide variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants, right on the doorstep.

Discover the pretty coastal villages of Alnmouth and Craster or visit picturesque Warkworth, just a mile away.

Just a fifteen minute drive along unspoilt, scenic roads you can find Alnwick Castle and its impressive garden.

This cottage truly is an ideal base for a relaxing holiday by the sea, as you uncover the delights of Northumberland.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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. 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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