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Corbett Cottage

(Ref. 963464)

New Haggerston, near Holy Island, Northumberland Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "We struggled to open the door as it was stuck at the bottom, having been swelled by damp."

    The door to the conservatory was also affected in the same way The whole house smelt of stale cigarette smoke and a foisty dampness. The garden was delightful. it was peaceful and full of beautiful birds. Overall, it was very comfortable with all amenities plus unexpected extras, for which we thank you.

    Reviewed by Veronica4.1Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Really enjoyed our stay. Very conveniently located. Comfortable and well supplied with equipment.

    Reviewed by Laurina5.0Mar 2023

  • "Nice comfortable cottage perfectly located just off the A1 but quiet and secluded."

    Just 10 minutes drive to lindisfarne causeway and 20 minutes to Bamburgh Castle.

    Reviewed by Mark4.4Feb 2023

  • "Perfect place for a family holiday."

    Cottage was comfy and had everything we needed. Perfectly placed for plenty of fun days out with kids.

    Thank you so much Jenny we hope to welcome you back some time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Feb 2023

  • "John, the owner made us very welcome, leaving a very good box of goodies to help us settle in, and checked after a couple of days to make sure everything was alright."

    Thanks John so glad you enjoyed your stay! Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jan 2023

  • "We had a glorious holiday in late August in good weather."

    The cottage was very perfectly situated for exploring the whole North Northumberland coast (from Berwick to Craster and Alnwick inland) with its castles & superb beaches and breathtaking dark sky on cloudless nights. Holy Island was just a short drive. Some beautiful coastal walks during the week, but all made possible by having a car. The cottage was small but welcoming, well-stocked & comfortable, better for 2 or 3 people than 4. We were forewarned that the shower wasn't working very well. We couldn't find "a pub within a mile" but drove to The Lindisfarne and The Black Bull.

    Reviewed by Neil3.8Aug 2022

  • "We had a great holiday."

    Handy location for all the sights. Great facilities at the cottage, the owners seems to have thought of everything. Only issue was with the bathroom, advertised and when booked facilities specified a separate shower. However was messaged by house keeper within 48hrs of stay to say shower wasn't working and they had adapted the shower over the bath. Thing is on arrival, it was obvious this wasn't a recent set up and the shower hadn't been working for several months. Feel we should have been made aware months ago !!!!

    Reviewed by Jane3.8Jul 2022

  • "Nice little cottage with all you need for a comfortable stay."

    Well located away from busy roads and next to a farm. Close to sites such as holly islands sea houses. Inside the cottage is limited for space I think four adult's would be in each other's way. The cottage was comfortable but could do with a little refreshing in certain areas, mainly the stairs where paint is peeling off the walls and the bathroom. All in all it was a nice stay and the fresh flowers and the practical welcome pack was a excellent addition. Thanks

    Reviewed by Mal4.7Jun 2022

  • "A lovely cottage, minor cleanliness issues most cutlery and crockery some door splashes, nothing we couldn't rectify but noted down."

    Great for wildlife with an addition of nearby farm animals superb to watch and listen too. Amazingly comfy beds lots of local information provided.

    Reviewed by Carole4.4May 2022

  • "This is a delightful cottage and the thoughtful gestures such as the welcome pack filled with delicious local goodies and the fresh flowers on the table were much appreciated."

    We found both the caretaker and the owner extremely helpful.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0May 2022

  • "A great place and situation to stay at."

    You are right at the heart of the best part of Northumberland. I should know I have been going for over 20 years. The cottage has panoramic views of the country side front and rear. 30 second from the A1 so you can get anywhere fast but you are still in the heart of the countryside and 10 mins from the sea. This is a well set out place to stay but is a country cottage in the heart of the country so not lavish, just good. The bath room could do with a bit of an uplift-re shower-bath but very minor stuff, a great place to stay. We love it

    Reviewed by Edward3.8May 2022

  • "Great location."

    Lovely garden.Everything you could possibly need was provided together with lots of local information including suggestions for local dog walks.

    Reviewed by Philippa4.7Apr 2022

  • "The people who own the property left a really good welcome pack, we love sitting ..."

    The people who own the property left a really good welcome pack, we love sitting in the conservatory, the main bed was so comfortable alas the shower we could only get it just above tepid but there was the bath which compensated for that , we would stay there again,

    Reviewed by Gordon4.7Mar 2022

  • "Just found the shower hard to use although clear instructions we struggled to get hot water."

    Otherwise fantastic place

    Reviewed by Pamela4.1Feb 2022

  • "Disappointed with the bathroom as it needs upgrading."

    Followed instructions for shower but couldn’t manage to get hot water. Bath very dirty and hot tap broken which meant we couldn’t stop flow of water. Also microwave not fit for use.

    Reviewed by Rhona3.1Feb 2022

  • "Because of Covid regulations you need to be aware that cushions and throws seen in the photographs are no longer there."

    If like us for a variety of reasons cushions are needed for back comfort, then you need to bring your own. Otherwise Corbett cottage provided all that could be wanted in. Beautiful setting. We had a very good stay.

    Reviewed by L D4.7Sep 2021

  • "The cottage is lovely - and we loved it."

    The location is perfect and the welcome pack is fantastic - Thank you

    Reviewed by Sam4.7Aug 2021

  • "The shower just didn't work, we could get no hot water through it, thankfully there is a bath."

    Reviewed by Elizabeth3.4Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely semi rural location, very well equipped and ..."

    Beautiful cottage in a lovely semi rural location, very well equipped and ideally located for Lindisfarne and Bamburgh, can highly recommend

    Reviewed by Alex5.0May 2021

  • "Very cosy, comfortable and a great location as very close to Lindisfarne."

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Oct 2020

  • "The only problem we had was difficulty getting into the key safe once in cottage was extremely comfortable and well equipped would definitely return."

    Area is beautiful

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2020

  • "Great location to have plenty of different days out."

    Reviewed by Faye4.7Feb 2020

  • "The cottage had so many excellent facilities and a large number of extras were unexpected and very welcome, including the small food hamper."

    Reviewed by Anne-marie5.0Sep 2019

  • "Just a big thank you, we couldn't have stayed in a better cottage, location & exceptionally equipped comfortable, spotlessly clean accommodation."

    You thought of everything, and then more.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Aug 2019

  • "A lovely cottage, well equipped in a very peaceful area."

    Reviewed by Sarah4.1Aug 2019

  • "Was so lovely to receive a beautiful welcome pack for a much needed coffee after a long drive and the Dog was very grateful for his welcome pack too."

    Wonderful place. we will be back.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Jul 2019

  • "All the door locks were very stiff to lock and unlock."

    Reviewed by John4.1Jun 2019

  • "Corbett Cottage was a lovely place to stay in during our Northumberland holiday."

    We had a little trouble with opening the front door, so we tended to use the back door instead. We are also unused to spiral staircases and although we got used to it this could cause issues with some guests, so something to be aware of when booking. The log burner was lovely to warm us up after a wet rainy day, but we couldn't find where the extra logs were stored so the last night was a little chilly. We had a great time and would happily return.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Jun 2019

  • "Very comfortable holiday cottage."

    Pleasure to come home to after days out exploring Northumberland. Easy access to main road but far enough away to be quiet and peaceful.

    Reviewed by Aileen5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage was in a wonderful quiet location with stunning scenery had ..."

    The cottage was in a wonderful quiet location with stunning scenery had everything we needed inside inc a lovely welcome pack of food and flowers It was perfect for our dog as soon as u opened the door there was walks There were pubs cafe nearby and close to holly island Bamburgh eta lovely and warm Would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Susan4.7May 2019

  • "Very clean and comfortable."

    Well equipped and lots of information about the local area. With the A1 road three fields away it was very quiet but was easy to drive into Berwick upon Tweed, or other places of interest.

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Mar 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely, very welcoming."

    It had everything you could need and the welcome packs were so thoughtful. Quiet and peaceful but close enough to the A1 to get around easily. Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Feb 2019

  • "Everything was provided for wonderful holiday despite the snow."

    Easy to find just off the A1 which makes it very accessible but a quiet retreat in the country at the same time. Our dog felt right at home immediately and really enjoyed her beach walks and exploring the country lanes. We saw deer on our second day and many birds, including red kites, sparrowhawks and a kestrel.

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Feb 2019

  • "The owners of Corbett Cottage should be really proud of the standard of the accommodation that they have."

    Everything was very clean, the bedding and towels were very good quality and all the ‘extras’ like tea towels, washing up liquid, kitchen roll, tin foil, cling film etc were all there to use. We had a welcome hamper on arrival with a fresh loaf of bread, eggs, milk, chocolate, tea and coffee. I would definitely be recommending this cottage.

    Reviewed by Kath5.0Oct 2018

  • "What a wonderful cottage."

    Everything we needed was there and WOW what a welcome tray. cakes, crumpets and a real treat a bottle of Bucks Fizz we were really spoiled. The area has so much to see we ran out of time so will have to return to do some more. A real treat was a train journey to Edinburgh where we spent a great day.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, large, soft bath towels, unusual for holiday let."

    Everything you could need and more. Even dog treats! Countryside location, not obvious from listing but most welcome. Flowers and welcome pack on arrival. Really nice

    Reviewed by Michael4.4Sep 2018

  • "Good location for the beach and countryside."

    Nice to see an assortment of wild life i.e. nesting swallows in a nearby shed with house martins nest by the back bedroom window and farm animals in the next field.

    Reviewed by Vince5.0Jul 2018

  • "Comfortable, clean and very well equipped cottage with a lovely unexpected welcome hamper and flowers in lovely quiet surroundings, close to beaches and amenities."

    Highly recommend and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Jun 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin/double
  • Bathroom with a separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory.
  • Electric heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Wifi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Rear enclosed garden with patio and gravel area with furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Please note that the stairs are steep and narrow however there are banisters both sides for support

The property

Holy Island 6.8 miles.

Corbett Cottage is a cosy 19th-century, redbrick cottage, in the small hamlet of New Haggerston, near Holy Island, Northumberland.

Perfectly located for small families who wish to explore the beautiful Northumberland Coast Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park.

The ground floor houses a character-filled open-plan living area; a fabulous woodburning stove, grandfather clock and comfortable sofas.

Double doors from here reveal a delightful little conservatory, set with pretty furniture, this is a lovely spot to sit and read a book with a refreshing drink of your choice.

The charming bedrooms rest on the first floor; a double and a double/twin will perfectly accommodate a small family.

The interior is topped off with a stylish tiled bathroom, get yourself ready in style before a day of exploring the nearby Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve.

Spend some time relaxing in the peaceful enclosed garden to the back of the house with the refreshing countryside air to accompany you.

Nearby are the attractive seaside towns of Spittal and just six miles away is Berwick-upon-Tweed, both idyllically placed with heavenly sandy beaches.

Berwick provides an array of high-quality amenities as well as some wonderful architecture including Berwick Caste and the 16th-century remains of King's Mount.

Nearby is the awe-inspiring Northumberland National Park for a multitude of paths and trails to walk or cycle along.

Slightly further afield is the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, offering a wonderful day out for all of the family to enjoy.

A well-located cottage to be enjoyed all-year-round.

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About the location

HOLY ISLAND

Berwick-upon-Tweed 14 miles; Bamburgh 16miles; Seahouses 18 miles

Holy Island is home to Lindisfarne Priory, one of the most important centres of early Christianity in Anglo Saxon England. The monastery was founded in AD 635 by St Aiden, but the island is more famously associated with St Cuthbert whose remains were carried by monks to Durham, and there they still remain. The island is now a popular tourist attraction with many visitors making a pilgrimage to the priory or following in the footsteps of the monks along St Cuthbert’s Way. Situated in the heart of the Heritage Coastline, the exciting journey to Holy Island begins with the essential check of the tides, the island is accessed via a long causeway which is impassable once the tide comes in. There is ample central parking and a short stroll will take you to the priory. The village itself has quaint tea rooms and pubs and a museum detailing the island’s interesting history. Those who enjoy the great outdoors will be delighted with the Northumberland Coastal Path, which runs through Beal just two miles inland and onwards down the Heritage Coast, offering stunning scenery along the way. Holy Island is within easy reach of both St Oswald's Way and St Cuthbert's Way and there are some great birdwatching sites nearby. The pretty village of Ford with its castle and craft shops is 13 miles away, part of the Ford and Etal Estate which has facilities for cycling and fishing, as well as a mini railway – ideal for all the family. There are also excellent golfing opportunities, with eight golf courses within 20 miles of Holy Island. Northumberland’s beautiful coastline, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, the Cheviots and the fascinating border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, are all only a short drive away. A superb base for exploring all that the region has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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  • Christmas