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Jenny's Cottage

Alnmouth, Northumberland (Ref. 820)

4.9

(49 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "Splendid, clean, comfortable, well-equipped cottage with amazing views."

    Very helpful, friendly owners. Re other comments: we had no difficulty with bath nor stairs (in our 70s), but did feel rather indulgent running so much hot water for a post walk bath! Another positive is fast wifi and smart tv. Excellently located for exploring the area. The only negative is the broken up tarmac drive to the properties. As the car is definitely needed every day, it is not ideal!

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2022

  • "What a great find !"

    !! Everything was just perfect and Dorothy and Brian were just the loveliest people. Had a great holiday and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by JackieJun 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay at the cottage lovely place to enjoy the surroundings thanks"

    Reviewed by . LouisApr 2022

  • "Very comfortable holiday cottage."

    Everything on hand for a comfortable stay. Lovely views from the upstairs lounge window. The owners helpful and friendly. Although the bath is a little over the top. Fortunately I’m quite tall, someone under 5’4” or not very agile would probably have some difficulty getting in and out, even for a shower! Someone with limited mobility would probably find the staircase a challenged too.

    Reviewed by MoiraMar 2022

  • "Very good cottage , with four poster bed , jacuzzi etc."

    Quiet location , handy for all places.

    Reviewed by SandraMar 2022

  • "Loved the property and the location."

    Communication from the owners was first class and something Sykes could certainly learn from.

    Reviewed by ChristopherFeb 2022

  • "Really lovely stay in a very clean and comfortable cottage."

    Beautiful views from upstairs, in a lovely quiet calm location . Owners friendly and helpful. Only area for improvement the long drive to the farm is in need of repair.

    Reviewed by ClareFeb 2022

  • "A very comfortable cottage for 2 with a lovely view out across Alnmouth and the coast."

    Well located for the Alnwick area. Excellent private parking on a working farm with very friendly hosts.

    Reviewed by MarkFeb 2022

  • "Had everything we wished for."

    Reviewed by MalcolmNov 2021

  • "The cottage was very nice and the position of it was excellent, however it would of been nice to have a garden to sit in later in the day for a glass of wine etc."

    Reviewed by GarySep 2021

  • "Cottage exceptionally clean, could not fault in any Way, beautiful views and location, owners very friendly and helpful and went the extra mile to ensure you had an enjoyable stay."

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2021

  • "Generally good."

    Sofa not the most comfortable. Not really encouraged to Use the washing machine (even tho mentioned in description) Nowhere to sit outside

    Reviewed by CarolMay 2021

  • "Very friendly and helpful owners next door."

    We were also blessed by perfect weather!

    Reviewed by David JohnMay 2021

  • "Good size for 2 people, comfortable bed."

    Very quiet.

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage and friendly hosts"

    Reviewed by TracyApr 2021

  • "The cottage is the perfect cosy retreat with a wonderful view."

    It both inspired me to get out and about, and was a warm and relaxing place to return to at the end of the day. The bath is the biggest I have ever seen (and the hot water is endless) and the bed is the best I've slept in at any holiday cottage - besides the fact it is a beautiful four poster, it's extremely comfortable, the pillows were just right and the sheets were excellent quality. There is also a very comfy sofa to lie on and enjoy your view! The location is very peaceful, but also well-connected - Alnwick is 10 minutes away and can provide most needs, and Alnmouth is less than 10 minutes the other way and is a lovely little village with a great deli and a marvellous beach. The owners are on hand if you need anything, and are very helpful. Definitely one to return to!

    Reviewed by AnnOct 2020

  • "We felt very secure with the 'Covid' precautions at the property and were pleased with the steps taken by the owner."

    The cottage was exactly as specified in the advert and the view out to sea, albeit a good mile from the cottage, was stunning. We would be happy to return to Jenny's Cottage in the future as we only touched the surface of Northumberland in our week away. We had no problem finding excellent restaurants.....recommended by the owner. A big Thankyou !!

    Reviewed by FrederickOct 2020

  • "Owners of the cottage provided good information on where to eat and what to do, of which there is much in the area."

    Alnwick Castle Gardens a must, if you haven’t been.

    Reviewed by GerardOct 2020

  • "The cottage was a home from home."

    Very clean and comfortable and would highly recommend this to everyone. The owner if friendly and very helpful if you need anything at all.

    Reviewed by LouiseSep 2020

  • "The Jenny cottage was fabulous."

    Alnmouth is a lovely village and the surrounding area is beautiful.

    Reviewed by AnthonySep 2020

  • "This accommodation is a lovely comfortable cottage with a very well equipped kitchen."

    There are lots of places to visit close by. But due to Covid 19 it is necessary to remember to book in advance. But then this also guaranteed no crowds, very important in these unusual times. An Absolutely Brilliant Holiday.

    Reviewed by DorothyAug 2020

  • "A delightful, comfortable, barn conversion with amazing views over the countryside and down to the sea."

    Welcoming hosts, and we had everything we needed for a week’s holiday. A good base for exploring Northumberland.

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2020

  • "Extremely comfortable and warm cottage."

    It is on a farm so the road in is not great but the view is breathtaking and Catherine and Dorothy were extremely friendly. Only minor point is that there was no oven gloves, but we will come again. A very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by TracyMar 2020

  • "Jenny's Cottage was beautiful and spotlessly clean with a lovely view down to Alnmouth."

    My recent stay was the most comfortable I've ever been while working away from home.

    Reviewed by StephenDec 2019

  • "Me and my partner visited Bilton barns for our 10th year together."

    We loved every thing about it. We really enjoy the countryside and small little towns, we had everything we needed and wanted. We would definatly visit again. The owners are very friendly.

    Reviewed by SianOct 2019

  • "The accommodation in Jenny's Cottage is very comfortable."

    The four-poster bed was lovely and the layout of the living area excellent. We were so contented that we stayed in a couple of days, but the attractions in the area are superb which we also enjoyed. A boat trip from Seahouses to the Farne Islands was a highlight, as was a visit to Alnwick Castle Garden. There's so much more to see.

    Reviewed by GwennethSep 2019

  • "Jenny's Cottage was really nice and so well positioned to visit lots of attractions."

    Such as many castles and beautiful beaches.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2019

  • "A beautiful location and very comfortable accommodation."

    Helpful owners and just a great place to stay. Could not recommend highly enough - brilliant experience.

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2019

  • "Friendly owners."

    Great views. Well appointed. Really needed the car as a bit far out of Alnmouth and route in is on a busy country road without pavements.

    Reviewed by AnneJul 2019

  • "Hosts were pleasant and helpful."

    The bathroom needs some storage space and towels could have been changed during the week. It would have been pleasant to sit outside in the evening particularly as we experienced good weather.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2019

  • "The cottage is fantastic."

    It was so clean and warm with everything you could possibly need. We would definitely recommend Jenny's cottage.

    Reviewed by LyndaMar 2019

  • "Lovely peaceful setting in a beautiful little cottage."

    Comfortable bed and clean modern bathroom. Dorothy the owner was very kind, available if we needed her, but not intrusive. You can hear the railway during the day, but we were never disturbed at night by it.

    Reviewed by LucyFeb 2019

  • "Location as described, owners friendly but not intrusive."

    Very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2018

  • "I really enjoyed my stay at Jenny’s Cottage."

    Dorothy and her husband were really friendly and brought me a pint of milk. The property was warm and welcoming so I instantly felt settled. The property itself isn’t in Alnmouth. This wasn’t an issue as it is very near the station (also not in Alnmouth) but maybe helpful to list it as being in Bilton. The front door stuck a bit but again that’s a very minor quibble. The facilities were really good (supremely comfy 4-poster bed, jacuzzi bath) and the views, especially from the living room, were to die for.

    Reviewed by SianNov 2018

  • "Our weekend in Jenny's cottage was wonderful, the cottage was very clean and ..."

    Our weekend in Jenny's cottage was wonderful, the cottage was very clean and well equipped for our needs, beautiful cottage and great location :) :):)

    Reviewed by DeniseNov 2018

  • "Near to Alnmouth."

    Lots of superb coastal walks and plenty of castles!

    Reviewed by CliveSep 2018

  • "I think Sykes cottages had the cottage down as NOT having wifi."

    It nearly put us off booking, but in fact it had very good free wifi. Owners smashing friendly people, nothing too much trouble. We loved the cottage. It would be nice to have a breadboard as well as a chopping board. Also a small measuring jug.

    Reviewed by KatherineAug 2018

  • "This cottage is ideally placed for touring Northumberland, surrounded by beautiful villages and a wealth of castles to visit."

    Free parking everywhere! After a great day exploring what could be better than this lovely comfortable cottage with views of the sea?

    Reviewed by ChristineJul 2018

  • "A beautiful location and stunning views from the cottage."

    Very peaceful and everything we needed for a truly memorable holiday. We hope to return!

    Reviewed by SheilaJul 2018

  • "We stayed over easter 2018, the weather was awful but thank goodness the cottage was warm and cosy."

    The view form the sitting room is terrific and the setting very quiet. It was a great place to explore the Northumberland coast from - handy for Alnwick, Howick Hall, Lindisfarne and as many castles as you can manage The kitchen facilities were great, and as we like to self cater this was important. The hosts were very welcoming. I would recommend this cottage and would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by BrendanMar 2018

  • "Fab get away cottage was beautiful owners very friendly would highly recommend it."

    Will most definetly book again

    Reviewed by KerryMar 2018

  • "It was a perfect week in a lovely cottage - we miss the spectacular view already."

    And a special mention to the farmer and his wife, Mr and Mrs Jackson, for being so welcoming.

    Reviewed by ValerieApr 2017

  • "This an amazing break for us, the cottage was beautiful and in a very nice location."

    We would definetally stay here again.

    Reviewed by WilliamMar 2017

  • "Fabulous place and will definitely return."

    It gives you a 'hug' everytime you come home from a trip out.

    Reviewed by LeeFeb 2017

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Everything you need is there. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by JackieDec 2016

  • "Lovely hosts,delightful comfortable property in a fantastic location"

    Reviewed by IanSep 2016

  • "The cottage was beautiful, had all that we needed and more."

    Bed was lovely and comfortable and a four poster to boot. We had fantastic views of the coast and easy to find, the perfect base to explore the magical castley coast.

    Reviewed by SeanSep 2016

  • "The property we stayed in was very comfortable and the owners very welcoming , It was well located for the places we wanted to visited."

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2016

  • "Great location for exploring Northumberland with a railway station close by to get to Edinburgh for a day."

    The accommodation was very comfortable and well equipped. You ideally need a car at this location, but there are lovely local walks that can be done from the cottage.

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2016

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Summary

  • Upside down accommodation
  • One ground floor king-size four poster double with en-suite double air bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, CD/radio
  • Free use of washing machine and tumble dryer in separate, shared utility room in adjoining building
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Storage for cycles
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Note: The spiral staircase makes this property unsuitable for the infirm
  • Note: Short breaks available all year

The property

Alnmouth 2 miles.

Situated in a wonderful rural location on a working farm, this delightful stone-built cottage has been converted to a very high standard.

The property has upside down accommodation to take advantage of the glorious views from the living area, which retains original exposed roof timbers and is reached by a spiral staircase.

The ground floor bedroom has a lovely, romantic king-size four poster bed, with en-suite Airbath.

Northumberland's peaceful countryside and beautiful beaches are both within easy reach and only 2 miles away is the lovely coastal village of Alnmouth which provides a range of amenities.

The owners live in the nearby farmhouse and personally welcome visitors.

An ideal retreat for a relaxing and romantic break!

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About the location

ALNMOUTH

Alnwick 4 miles.

Situated just 4 miles east of Alnwick, Alnmouth is a charming resort popular with golfers and those seeking a peaceful holiday. The village lies on a narrow spit of land between the River Aln and the North Sea and was originally the port for Alnwick. Nowadays the area has returned to its unspoilt origins and offers a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as an excellent “links” golf course and some great rivers for fishing, as well as boasting miles and miles of splendid beaches and sand dunes to explore.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas