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Windy Edge Cottage

(Ref. 1120645)

Bamburgh, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Pet-friendly

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "It’s hard to describe this house!"

    On paper it looks good but the reality is very different. The best and possibly only good thing is the location! It lacks care and definitely lacks crockery…not enough bowls for two people to have a two course meal without washing up between courses! We just about managed the bathroom where it’s almost impossible to move. Most windows done open so very hot unless you close the blinds then it’s like sitting in a box! Definitely not worth the astronomical money I paid!

    Reviewed by Sonia1.9Jun 2024

  • "Location, location."

    Its greatest appeal in the heart of popular Bamburgh. The cottage is well appointed but primarily suited as an adjunct to Rock House , lacking any outdoor facilities other than a parking space, It is only suited for two plus a child due to lack of space, despite having five beds available. The staircase is steep and winding thus making it potentially hazardous for anyone that may be elderly or struggling with mobility. Several maintenance issues, no toilet rolls, light bulb not replaced for moths but just minor irritants . There is no fire escape and the combination of a challenging staircase could cause problems iif an emergency occurred., Nevertheless, good build and good internal design but not a cottage where you would stay and enjoy internal and garden facilities …all a bit cramped.

    Reviewed by Jackie3.1Sep 2023

  • "The holiday cottage my family stayed in last week, was absolutely shocking!"

    We reported the issues with a representative during our stay. The representative offered to send some workmen to fix the problems, but we declined as we did not wish to have workmen doing jobs in the holiday accommodation, whilst we were staying there. Instead we agreed with the representative to follow up afterwards, having already reported our grievance with her. We took many photos of all areas of the property that had been severely neglected. This property required some serious maintenance, and not excluding the removal of photos on the company website showing a back garden, which did not exist!! (and was in fact a view of rubbish bins). This property really is a case of ''what lies beneath the surface'' situation. From the deceptive photos online to the broken bed, which could not be used, to the health and safety issue with the broken, taped together glass electric hob, to the U bend in the under sink plumbing in the kitchen which was incorrectly fitted and supported by an upside down crockery dish, which leaked water frequently, to the sewage stench that permeated throughout the kitchen, hallway and downstairs loo. The list truly goes on and on..... The dining room chairs were absolutely appalling. They were so badly damaged and worn, the fake leather shredded all over the house. The vacuum cleaner which we used to hoover the shreds from the chairs, stank of baby vomit and wet dog hair. There was one communal wardrobe for the property. This space however, was filled with enormous laundry bags, which were filled with dirty linens and labelled with other rental cottages names. there were also other peoples shirts and pyjamas. We therefore were unable to unpack and hang our clothes in the wardrobe or indeed iron them, as the ironing board that was provided, was only suitable for a child. The patio furniture was so rusted and dirty, we were unable to sit outside the property. There were lightbulbs missing in the living room lamps, and bad stains on the walls and carpets throughout. We paid a huge amount of money for this property, The state of the property was completely unacceptable. This message will be going directly to customer services, along with the photos taken. And will be followed up with a phone call. In the meantime, we look forward to your rapid response with this matter. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Margaret1.3Jul 2023

  • "Lovely stay in a lovely cottage in a beautiful place."

    There was an ongoing issue with the toilets but a plumber was sent to sort it out very promptly. We thoroughly enjoyed our week

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7May 2023

  • "There appears to be a lack of maintenance."

    Skirting boards and shutters are dusty. Carpets tatty and grubby. Main gripe is that there was a problem with one of the loos and it flushed constantly. This was reported to the agent who promised someone would visit to have a look but despite staying in all Saturday afternoon no-one came and no explanation given as to why.Problem was still there on Wednesday. Due to the noise from the loo the double bedroom was unusable. Complete lack of courtesy from agent. Would not recommend.

    Reviewed by Pam2.8Apr 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay however we have a couple of not so goods as follows: The cooker hob needs replacing…."

    It has a temporary repair which really should have been sorted prior to visit. The dining room chair seats (all of them) are a mess and the bits need to be constantly hoovered which is not very good is it? The staircase is very narrow and not easy at all for middle aged or elderly. The bathroom cubicles are very small, very small, and again not easy particularly for older people. The hot water is variable in the showers when other taps are used at the same time! The parking is very tight especially when Rock Cottage has three places in a very confined area. The range of pots kitchen equipment, pans etc is very limited. The photographs of the property show a closed gate which really, due to access, needs to be open at all times. It would also be useful to ensure that renters are made aware that the property is not enclosed (for dog). All in all not really a five star! Trust you find the above useful. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Apr 2023

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This property is part of the Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages collection.
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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x family room with king-size and single with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Stunning castle views
  • Villeroy and Boch bathrooms
  • Underfloor heating throughout the ground floor
  • Large kitchen/diner with views to 3 aspects
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer (2/1 Fridge, 1/3 Freezer), washer/dryer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent (November - March only)
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Paved area with Barbeque, table and chairs, outside tap
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at an additional £45
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Prime Village location with parking
  • Pub
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Tennis court
  • Play park 4 minute walk
  • Beach 5 minute walk
  • Note: There are sloped ceilings in the bedrooms
  • Note: All the bathrooms have Grohe Showers and Villeroy and Boch Baths

The property

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1120644, together sleeping up to 15 guests.

Seahouses 3.5 miles.

Enjoying direct views over Bamburgh Castle near Seahouses in the Northumberland Coast AONB is Windy Edge Cottage, a contemporary, two-bedroom home.

Closely set near a host of local amenities and the shoreline, whilst offering five guests a stylish interior, a well-equipped kitchen/diner, and en-suite bedrooms, making the ideal base for a self-catered stay; one furry companion is also welcomed at a fee.

Park up in the private area before entering the homely sitting room, offering the perfect setting to unwind after a day of adventure in front of the rustling woodburning stove and Smart TV.

Head into the sleek kitchen/diner to rustle up some delicious meals with the helping hand of state-of-the-art appliances and views across the fields, where you can also gather and dine as a group around the marble dining table.

Venture outdoors for some fresh air, also possible to dine alfresco with a barbecue on offer, before retiring for an indulgent bath or a refreshing shower in one of two en-suites.

Rest your eyes in either of the stylish bedrooms, including a king-size and a family room with one double and one single , both complete with light and inviting furnishings.

Awaken to views over the fields and of the castle, before embarking on your own tour, viewing the castle up close and personal, enjoying a stroll along Bamburgh Beach, or making your way towards the local lighthouse for the best vantage point.

Travelling south, take to the water by booking a Golden Gate Farne Islands Boat Trip, or if you'd prefer to remain on land, discover Seahouses bustling harbour.

Trips to Holy Island can also be arranged, with the chance to hike across Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, discover the remains of Lindisfarne Castle, or tour the grand structures of Lindisfarne Priory.

Complete your getaway with a visit to Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum, showcasing manicured botanical gardens and a charming earl grey tea house, trek to the remote base of Dunstanburgh Castle, or follow the nature-filled walking trails across Dunstanburgh Heughs.

Windy Edge Cottage is in the perfect location with shops, the beach, the park, tennis courts, a pub, the castle and restaurants all within a 10 minute walk.

Plan your next break with Windy Edge Cottage as your base.

Please note: This property only accepts changeover days on a Monday or Friday. Changeovers booked on any other day will be cancelled.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Seahouses 3.5 miles; Beadnell 5.1 miles; Alnwick 16.9 miles.

The village’s sweeping sandy beaches and dramatic fortress - Bamburgh Castle - make Bamburgh one of Northumberland’s major visitor attractions. The castle can be seen for miles and dominates this part of the county’s coastline. Today it remains home to the family of the great Victorian industrialist Lord Armstrong, and is open to the public on a daily basis. Although overshadowed by the great castle, Bamburgh village is picturesque with neat grey stone cottages facing a manicured village green. There are excellent pubs, hotels with restaurants and a small selection of village shops. There are golf courses in Bamburgh and nearby Seahouses, and within easy reach are more wide sandy beaches, lovely fishing villages, stunning castles and coastal islands to explore along the dramatic Heritage Coast. There are numerous other attractions also a short drive away, including the famous Alnwick Castle and Gardens and the historic walled border town, Berwick-upon-Tweed. A superb base for exploring Northumberland.

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Please note: This property only accepts changeover days on a Monday or Friday. Changeovers booked on any other day will be cancelled.