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Whinney Moor

(Ref. 1102687)

Denwick near Alnwick, Northumberland Show on map

4.7

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "Very nice property, has everything that you need."

    The location is central to everything that you need. Being pet friendly was a plus. We head up north every other year, and this place was a nice find

    Reviewed by Richard4.1Oct 2023

  • "We loved our stay in the cottage it was just my son his little fav & me as I ..."

    We loved our stay in the cottage it was just my son his little fav & me as I lost my husband end of June to cancer it gave us a much needed break after being a carer for 18 months cottage was lovely odd cobweb or two did not bother us needed a fire lit at night as chilly in lounge only a small radiator would stay here again

    Reviewed by Anne3.8Sep 2023

  • "Excellent property."

    Comfortable, very clean, well equipped. Owner provided lots of extras, bread, milk, eggs, choc brownies. Lovely watching rabbits in the garden early morning. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely accommodation."

    Fresh milk and eggs and some delicious brownies were there to greet us on our arrival too. A great location with easy access to many different places to visit. We had a lovely relaxing holiday and would definitely recommend Whinney Moor as being a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2023

  • "Wow! How do I describe Northumberland and Whinney Moor itself with only a maximum of 5 stars?"

    It was an incredible holiday experience and my wife and I cannot wait to return in years to come. We were so thrilled by Whinney Moor, both saying that it would be a dream home to actually live in all year round. It was so relaxing, extremely well equipped and really thoughtfully presented by the owner, there was not a single thing that needed improvement or adding. It was such a treat, after our initial long journey, for the owner to have kindly left bread, chocolate cakes and a large jug of fresh milk for our arrival. Thank you so much! Northumberland is magnificent and in conclusion, in my opinion, the Sykes cottages description of Whinney Moor does not go far enough to explain what a magnificent holiday home this really is. 5 stars plus ➕

    Oh David thank you so much, it was a pleasure to have you to stay and I really appreciate your lovely comments. I very much hope to welcome you back to a whinney moor again. Lindsay Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.7Jun 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Couldn't really fault it. Easy access to coast and Alnwick. Doubt whether one could find anything better.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Good location for visiting the local attractions and coastline."

    A compact property quiet with little or no noise.. Probably best for a younger couple with children as we found the seating either too low in the lounge or too high in the kitchen. The owner was very helpful regarding a couple of problems and with our experience in running holiday cottages we made a few suggestions to her as to perhaps enhancing guests holiday experience.

    Reviewed by John4.1Jun 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay."

    The cottage was beautifully clean and well appointed. We would highly recommend this cottage for anyone staying in the Northumberland area.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0May 2023

  • "A good welcome pack much appreciated."

    A door mat would not go amiss, frightened of trailing dirt on to the carpets. No egg cups! and no wooden utensils to stop scratching pans! Bedrooms rather tight. All in all a good base to visit Northumberland.

    Oh I’m so sorry to read your review and the items you missed during your stay at Whinney Moor, if you had let me know during your stay I’d absolutely have brought them to you and resolved the issue. I have now put egg cups and wooden utensils into the cottage and appreciate the feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Melanie4.1May 2023

  • "A lovely cottage the only comlaint would be that in the lounge their is only a single radiator and even with the heating on the room was very cold i realise that their is a wood burner in there but for the rental price wood should be supplied for the week ."

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Mar 2023

  • "We have just enjoyed a fabulous week at Whinney Moor Cottage!"

    It was even better than expected from looking at the photos. Easy to find and close to the lovely town of Alnwick, it is a perfect base from which to explore the many unspoiled beaches. It is a very well kept, clean accommodation with comfy beds, gorgeous bath and a large TV practically in every room. The cottage is detached, (great when you have a dog that barks!) excellently maintained and we had milk, eggs, bread and brownies left for us which was so kind. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Mar 2023

  • "Loved our stay here, it had everything we needed and more."

    It felt isolated, but it wasn’t far away from all the shops and facilities needed. I would certainly recommend and are very likely to re visit.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Nov 2022

  • "A very spacious clean comfortable cottage, well located to explore the beautiful Northumberland Coast."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Nice cottage , equipped with every thing needed for your stay."

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage good location close to coast and Alnwick."

    We have already booked again for next year. Surprised there were no egg cups for boiled eggs at breakfast

    Reviewed by Maria4.7Sep 2022

  • "Whinney Moor is ideally situated to one of the most beautiful parts of the country."

    All the essential grocery shops are within easy access. The property itself is well equipped in terms of electrical white goods, not.to mention the four large televisions ! It was good to arrive to milk tea and chocolate brownies ! Very much appreciated, thank you.. Comfortable beds and well appointed bathroom but only ONE toilet in the property ( integral to the bathroom!). Easy to overlook when reading the accommodation details! I would suggest there should be more basic kitchen equipment as the accommodation as it is intended for four people: 0nly two saucepans, and one large glass bowl is hardly sufficient. Plastic microwave dishes rather than having to turn on the oven especially cooking for two people would be energy efficient.

    Reviewed by Joyce4.4Sep 2022

  • "Lovely stay."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Laura4.7Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely loved this place."

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Aug 2022

  • "Thank you for a lovely in stay in this wonderful bungalow with its comfortable beds, large kitchen and simple clean decor."

    It felt modern and welcoming. It was ideally placed for Alnwick and the coastal beaches and castles. Our trip to nearby Cragside was memorable.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic location, well presented and clean property."

    Very well done out, we couldn't have wished for more. Comfortable and very handy to have all the facilities.

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great location with good access to Alnwick."

    Very spacious cottage, very comfortable bed, excellent TVs and kitchen. The owner was very helpful in resolving a glitch with the shower. Wi-Fi worked well in the lounge but was virtually non existent in the main bedroom. Overall, we loved the cottage which made for a thoroughly enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Eve4.7Jun 2022

  • "Beautifully presented, clean and all white goods new and in good working order."

    The surprise provision of bread, milk and eggs was a really lovely gesture which made us feel welcome. The accommodation could not be faulted although a salad spinner in the kitchen together with a coat hook on the bathroom door and a shelf for toiletries would have been useful. The siting of the accommodation was super and quiet, though only less than ten minutes from Alnwick where there is a Tesco, Aldi, Morrisons, Lidl, not forgetting Alnwick Castle and a plethora of shops, restaurants, take-aways etc., and fuel services The junction with the A1 is equally convenient. It is the best rented accommodation we have ever had. If it was nearer, (we are 360 miles away) we would be booking it more often! Christopher and Christine Jones

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jun 2022

  • "The property is excellently sited very close to the places we wanted to visit."

    It’s a most attractive cottage and is well and stylishly appointed and well equipped.

    Reviewed by Stephanie4.7May 2022

  • "A lovely cottage in a good location which had everything we needed for our weeks stay."

    Spotlessly clean and the welcome loaf of bread and milk much appreciated. We would certainly return.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7May 2022

  • "The cottage was newly finished and done very tastefully."

    Lindsay was attentive and very responsive when we contacted her. A thoughtful welcome pack was a very nice touch. A lovely cottage well situated for exploring the Northumberland coast. Would love to go back!

    Reviewed by Nick4.4Apr 2022

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, hand-held shower, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove
  • Dressing room
  • Central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • 4 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear garden with gravelled area, lawned area and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.8 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: There are steps in the garden, please take care
  • Note: The garden is not fully enclosed, guests are asked to always supervise dogs outside

The property

Enjoying idyllic countryside surroundings on the outskirts of Denwick near Alnwick, Northumberland, is this impeccable, detached bungalow of Whinney Moor.

Accommodating two couples or a family of four, Whinney Moor truly offers the best of both worlds, with picture-postcard towns and the Northumberland National Park nearby, as well as the Northumberland Coast AONB.

Upon arrival, you'll be relieved to uncover off-road parking spaces for two vehicles, so you can park up, get settled in and get your break off to a swift start!

Progress inside to find a spacious sitting room enjoying charming décor throughout; here, you can unwind on one of the plush seating options as you enjoy your favourite show on the Smart TV and cosy up to the multi-fuel stove.

Move through the property to find a fabulously fitted kitchen, where grey, shaker-style cabinets feature all the appliances you'll need to fix up delicious meals, which can be enjoyed at the adjoining breakfast bar.

As the day comes to an end, pick one of the two tastefully appointed bedrooms to rest in, a king-size and a twin, both with TVs; the latter bedroom sports zip/linked beds for added flexibility.

In the morning, freshen up in the fabulous bathroom, where relaxing soaks can be savoured in the roll-top bath.

Further along the corridor lies the dressing room, where you can find ample storage for your holiday wardrobe along with a vanity area; perfect for when it comes to getting ready for the day ahead!

Behind the property you can find a charming garden, where you can enjoy a steaming cup of coffee as your canine companions stretch out on the lawn.

Travel into the picturesque town of Alnwick to find all your amenities resting in one handy spot, including the pubs of Tanners Arms and The Dirty Bottles, alongside plethora of supermarkets and convenience stores stocked with all your essentials.

The town is also home to the iconic Alnwick Castle, a breathtaking landmark sporting stunning architecture, and events inspired by Harry Potter; additionally, you can uncover the delights of the Alnwick Playhouse and Alnwick Park.

Spend some time on the coast by visiting Alnmouth, a seaside village housing a stunning beach, a brilliant golf club as well as the idyllic sights of River Aln and Church Hill.

Why not venture to Bamburgh, a village also hosting a marvellous castle for you to tour, along with a gorgeous beach and another superb golf club?

Rothbury, Seahouses, Amble and Newbiggin-by-the-Sea are within reach, all of which offer idyllic outings for all ages; alternatively, you can venture to the city of Newcastle to discover a vibrant destination packed with activities and sights!

An excellent holiday awaits at Whinney Moor.

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

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About the location

ALNWICK

Alnmouth 4 miles; Bamburgh 15 miles; Rothbury 10 miles.

The attractive and historic market town of Alnwick is dominated by Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland. The Castle Gardens, opened in 2002, are home to Europe's largest cascading water feature, a fabulous (and enormous) treehouse, a delightful rose garden and a beautiful, walled ornamental garden, which will delight novice and experienced gardeners alike. The castle is also famous as the setting for Hogwarts School featured in the Harry Potter films! The town's narrow streets have seen little change since the days when the London to Edinburgh stage coach passed through and the Market Place, with its stone cross, is still the central feature and the ideal venue for the weekly Saturday market. Alnwick offers a good selection of shops, pubs and places to eat and there is plenty to see and do, with miles of golden sandy beaches, numerous castles and boat trips to the famous Farne Islands all available nearby. Altogether a superb location for exploring Northumberland and its stunning Heritage Coastline.

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