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Secret Kingdom Cottage

Warkworth, Northumberland (Ref. 1052864)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

The owners are delighted to present their new purpose built, sleep four, holiday cottage Secret Kingdom Cottage.

They chose that name because this is what Northumberland is known as - ‘The Secret Kingdom’ the largest county in England, with all its beauty, history, wild rugged landscapes, heritage coastlines and miles and miles of beautiful sandy beaches, and the best dark skies in Europe right outside the door, there is so much to see, explore and enjoy.

Secret Kingdom holiday cottage is a beautiful, modern, light and airy luxury, 5 star awarded cottage, with stunning interiors, this luxury, comfy, cosy cottage is situated only 1.5 miles from Northumberland’s Heritage Coastline.

This cottage has been designed with guests in mind, features include single level accommodation and underfloor heating and soft warm shades of stone flooring throughout, providing a radiant ambient heat underfoot, the cottage sleeps four, and is perfect for two couples to come together to explore this ancient kingdom.

Northumberland is littered with ancient castles across the countryside, rugged moorland and endless stretches of easily accessible white sandy beaches and gorgeous market towns, villages and harbours.

The bedrooms have king size beds, both with 6’6”length cosy mattresses and crisp white linens just waiting to be snuggled under, the wall hung, flexible torch LED reading lights are perfect for the guest that likes to read while the other sleeps, the wall sockets are conveniently located above the bedside tables for convenient use of smart phones, lap-tops and kindle books, in addition to the gorgeous water-coloured roman blinds, there are additional black-out blinds to keep the bedrooms dark and cool during the summer months.

One of the benefits of the Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery system is that while you are sleeping, the air filtration system pumps fresh filtered air into the bedrooms all night for your added comfort, both bedrooms have their own fully tiled spacious en-suites, bathroom features include; drench head showers, wall hung WC and large wall hung wash basins with mono taps and shaver sockets, the wide window sills provide ample space for all your toiletries and the wall hung back-lit mirror is that extra special touch for your morning routine.

Soak up the stunning countryside and coastal views before being welcomed into the open-plan living room, Secret Kingdom Cottage has been designed with a touch of opulence throughout, to include Barker & Stonehouse luxurious sofas and underfloor heating to ensure an ambient warmth throughout your stay, There is a large 55” wall hung Smart TV to flick through the channels as you wind down for the evening and soft wall hung lighting for those cosy nights-in after a day of exploring Northumberland, spend your quiet evening indoors curled up on the sumptuous sofas.

The champagne high gloss kitchen includes; induction hob, integrated washing machine and dishwasher, fitted eye level microwave, oven and grill and mono tap to complement the kitchen suite, enjoy your meals at the well-presented dining table, offering a wonderful spot for popping open a bottle of fizz to toast a memorable day in Northumberland and creating wonderful memories with your loved ones.

The bi-fold doors open out onto the large south facing Indian stone patio area with rattan sofas and dining table and chairs, during balmy afternoons, take dining outdoors onto the tiered patio area and sink into the rattan furnishings to admire the surrounding views with a glass of wine in hand, contemporary slatted horizontal fencing on the south and west elevation provides privacy and a cosy place to relax, while you enjoy the garden, savour the magnificent and far-reaching open country views to Warkworth Castle, Coquet Island and the ever changing big skies and seas.

The ancient village of Warkworth is only 1.5 miles away and boasts a 12th Century toll bridge, one of only two remaining in England, Castle street is quintessentially beautiful and once described thus: “.….one of the most exciting sequences of views one can have in England" Warkworth village is steeped in history, full of ancient and wonderfully quirky stone buildings and houses, the village itself nestles right under Warkworth Castle, towering at the head of Castle Street, the castle appears to still give the impression it is guarding this unique and timeless village.

Summer afternoons can be spent at one of the many sandy, easily accessible beaches in Amble, Druridge, Cresswell, Warkworth, Alnmouth, Sugar Sands, Boulmer, Rumbling Kern, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh or Craster – all this within a pproximately 25 mile stretch, you will be spoilt for choice for beaches which are all along the Heritage Coastal Path, travel north to spend the day in Alnwick, where you can look forward to meandering the cobbled streets before discovering some of the country’s finest attractions.

Such attractions include Alnwick Castle, which doubled up as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films or enjoy a unique dining experience among the treetops in The Alnwick Gardens, home to one of the world’s largest tree houses.

Alternatively, spend your time along the pretty Northumberland’s Heritage Coast, which is fantastic for walkers or discover the historical landmark of Hadrian’s Wall, which was built to guard the wild north-west frontier of the Roman Empire.

After a wonderful day of exploring, look forward to coming back to Secret Kingdom Cottage each evening to unwind.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system - the air filtration system pumps constant fresh filtered air, making it ideal for allergy sufferers
  • 2 x king-size double beds (6’6” long), hair dryer, black-out blinds, wall hung reading lights and also sockets above bedside table for lap-top, smart phone, Kindle
  • En-suite with walk-in large quadrant shower, wall hung basin and WC, back-lit mirror, shaving sockets in both en-suites
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Underfloor heating
  • Built in induction hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Tiered patio area with rattan sofas and chairs
  • Rattan dining table and chairs on the front patio
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Shop and pub in 1.5 miles
  • Note: The property has mechanical heat recovery ventilation, making it ideal for allergy sufferers
  • Note: This property only accepts babes in arms

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

About the location

WARKWORTH

Alnwick 5 miles; Alnmouth 3 miles; Amble 1 mile.

Lying in the loop of the River Coquet on the Heritage Coast, Warkworth is a picturesque village, dominated by the dramatic ruins of its 12th century castle. The history of the village and the castle are intertwined with the Percy Family who took over the castle in 1332. The Percys’ other home is nearby Alnwick Castle, most recently associated with Harry Potter as the film location of Hogwarts School. The main street is lined with Georgian and early Victorian houses and there is an exceptional range of galleries, antiques shops, a village shop/Post Office, pubs, restaurants and gift shops to suit all tastes. Warkworth has its own stretch of sandy beach and a 9 hole pay and play golf course. Also within easy touring distance are Hadrian’s Wall, Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island, the Farne Islands, several wonderful beaches and Alnwick Garden with its remarkable water cascade and Tree House Restaurant.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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