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Barmoor

(Ref. 1122106)

Embleton, Northumberland Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • clean (17)
  • comfortable (15)
  • equipped (14)
  • barmoor (14)
  • well (14)
  • beach (13)

33 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic set up; everything we needed and very comfortable."

    Think the change of hour had not been caught for the boiler as we struggled for hot water if we were up early (before 8am) but the water was otherwise piping hot! Also, small thing, consider putting the TV on an arm rather than fixed to the wall so it can be seen from the second sofa. It is worth mentioning in your write up about the property and surrounding area that there are 4 council operated EV chargers about 300 yds from the property and were perfect for our needs whilst we were away - extremely convenient and relatively economical from the usual public charging rates. Greys Inn nearby very welcoming and where the locals go. Beach is very clean and expansive. Great time had by all.

    Reviewed by Kirsty4.7Apr 2024

  • "Barmoor exceeded our expectations , the location was great, having a view across fields and on the edge of the village but within a two minute walk to either the village pub or hotel , and less than 10 minutes onto the beach."

    It had everything required for our stay , good heating , TV, fully equipped kitchen . The bathroom is large with a good shower and separate bath . Living room is a good size with comfy sofas .

    Reviewed by John5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had a lovely relaxing stay ,beautiful quiet location."

    Property reasonably well stocked.Lounge lovely and cosy with great new sofas. Easy walk to pubs and lovely stroll to beach.Area is just beautiful and you can access lots of places by foot or car Comfortable for 4 adults and dogs Nice and warm too . Would reccomend. We will definitely be back Only real negatives Needs outside lighting to work at back of property and radiator in bedroom very noisy early morning.

    Reviewed by Allison4.7Jan 2024

  • "Property is a home from home, comfortable, warm and welcoming."

    Reviewed by Michael3.8Dec 2023

  • "This is our 5th time we’ve stayed here and it will be our last!"

    ! Tile grouting and seals in shower cubicle are dirty, making having a shower not nice. Windows needed washed, I could go on but it won’t get me anywhere!

    Reviewed by Eileen2.2Dec 2023

  • "We holiday."

    In Northumberland at least twice a year and Embleton is by far our favourite place to base ourselves, great walks and places to eat right on the doorstep. Barmoor is a great cottage, well equipped ,really clean a great secure garden for our dog. It was extremely cold with lots of snow while we were there and the log burner was so welcome. Has a great bathroom and very comfortable beds, if there’s anything I would change it would be the sofas as they’re not the comfiest but that definitely wouldn’t stop us returning to Barmoor. A real gem of a cottage and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Dawn4.7Nov 2023

  • "Very warm, cosy and well equipped cottage."

    Ideal location .

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0Nov 2023

  • "Second stay and very enjoyable."

    Would really appreciate some tea, coffee and milk provided on arrival. Excellent location and safe garden for the dog.

    Reviewed by Philip4.4Nov 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Barmoor."

    The house is a home from home and so clean and welcoming. In a great location, close to Dunstanburgh Hotel where we had a lovely meal. Recommend booking a table here especially if a dog owner. A 5 minute walk to The Greys Inn, with a very welcoming landlady. A lovely local pub and amazing food. Embleton Bay is a 15 minute walk away to a beautiful beach, where you can walk to Low Newton by Sea and visit The Ship Inn and just sit outside and watch the world go by. The house was perfect for us and we will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2023

  • "We found Barmoor to be very clean, cosy and comfortable."

    The beds were great too, so we slept well. It is well equipped, making it easy to prepare meals, but also very close to good dining options (a few minutes walk away), so you have the best of both worlds. We ate at both the local hotel and the pub, and found them to be excellent. Barmoor is convenient for the village and the amazing beach at Embleton (our lab had a brilliant time too!). It is also well placed to easily access the other wonderful places on the coast, as well as lovely towns like Alnwick. We definitely recommend this holiday cottage, and would book again if we return to the area. Our week was for a small family get-together. We had a fantastic time. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2023

  • "Barmoor is in a lovely village, not far to walk to Embleton Beach, past a golf course, and lovely view of Dunstanburgh Castle."

    There's a shop, garage and two pubs. Not far to travel to other places nearby. The house was clean and tidy and nicely decorated. The beds were all comfy, including the double, but the settees although looked modern were a bit hard and not easy to relax in. Unfortunately the previous guests didn't clear their dog mess from garden and thought maybe the cleaner/gardener could have cleared this before we arrived. Don't expect a welcome pack either, we thought maybe a pint of milk and biscuits would have been a nice touch and would only cost a couple of quid, especially when the rental is such a lot in August!!

    Reviewed by Kate4.4Aug 2023

  • "A great cottage with all the facilities you need for a smooth stay: plenty of utensils in the kitchen, a great information pack, comfy beds and a hairdryer."

    Embleton is a lovely quiet village with a super village shop, a couple of great dog friendly pubs and is a good base for all parts of the Northumberland coastline.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Aug 2023

  • "Excellent stay at Barmoor, house was well equipped, very clean and comfortable, couldn’t fault it at all."

    Very pleased that there was extra netting on the bottom of the drive gates that kept the garden secure for our two mini dachshunds. Embleton is ideally placed for exploring other nearby coastal villages and excellent food can be had at The Greys and the Dunstaburgh Hotel. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely property ideally located in embleton."

    Pubs, shop and beach within easy reach. Clean, comfortable cottage in a quiet setting. The cottage has it's own parking and an enclosed garden which is ideal to sit out in.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Jun 2023

  • "Barmoor continues to be a secret gem by the sea."

    It's relaxed, unpretentious decor, with all the practical things you need, mean you immediately chill on holiday. Beds and linen are very comfortable. Occupying a quiet location in Embleton village allows for a sense of privacy, yet with a short stroll to lovely pubs and restaurants.

    Reviewed by Nicola4.7May 2023

  • "We really loved the cottage size and the equipment in the kitchen."

    We were pleased that we had a spare room as the double bed mattress was so uncomfortable, the springs were noisy and we woke several times in the nights we slept in it. A foam mattresses topper would have made a big difference if this is a temporary thing while you wait for a new mattress. The twin bed mattresses were better than that one but still not as I would expect for this price rental. Also, for a couple to have to sleep in single beds for most of our holiday was very far from good. You can put up with a couple of nights discomfort in an average hotel bed, but 7 nights, it’s just not possible. It is a dog friendly house, but without an external hose it was quite difficult and frustrating to get the dog washed off after the many walks we enjoyed. Also, with kids in tow we would have expected a smart TV, they are cheap and offer some calm after a day out and about, especially as the bbc children’s channels are no longer available without this. We loved feeding the birds and doing the kids puzzle and everything else about the house. But sleep and comfortable beds are a must have when away so this would be something I would urge you to look at.

    Reviewed by Jo4.4Apr 2023

  • "One of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in."

    Cosy, comfortable, well equipped and close to the beach and coast paths. Both us and the dogs had a great week!

    Reviewed by Greg5.0Mar 2023

  • "Comfortable,clean,well equipped property with a secure garden,walking distance to a wonderful beach and shop and local pubs."

    Would recommend this property and hope to return

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Feb 2023

  • "Well decorated and clean."

    Perfect location for exploring the coastline. 15 minute walk to the beach. Well equipped kitchen. Everything we needed a comfortable week.

    Oct 2021

  • "Well equipped house in the ideal location for dog walking,golfing and exploring the Northumberland coast!"

    Jul 2020

  • "Clean, warm cottage."

    Enclosed and secure garden - suitable for dogs. Freshly decorated, plenty of kitchen equipment. Very good overall

    Feb 2020

  • "We had a really lovely stay in Barmoor."

    The property is very clean, very warm and has everything you need. It's in a great location, a short walk from the village pub, The Greys Inn and Sambuca Restaurant at the Bluebell, both of which serve excellent food. The stunning beach is only 15-20 mins walk and easy access to Low & High Newton and Craster in the opposite direction. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

    Dec 2019

  • "Excellent property."

    Clean and cosy and very well equipped. Safe enclosed garden. Close to the beach and surrounding areas were within easy reach offering good walking, sightseeing, bird watching etc.

    Dec 2019

  • "Barmoor is a beautiful house and it was very clean."

    Would recommend this property to others without hesitation

    Oct 2019

  • "Recently refurbished property."

    Very clean lines and modern, a pleasure to stay in.

    Apr 2019

  • "Fourth holiday in this property and it never fails to impress!"

    Feb 2019

  • "Barmoor is a very warm, comfortable and extremely well equipped holiday home."

    We would love to return next year.

    Jan 2019

  • "Lovely clean welcoming house in a great location."

    Dec 2018

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Barmoor."

    The house was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. We would certainly have no hesitation in recommending Barmoor and the village of Embleton, with it's stunning beach and views.

    Aug 2018

  • "Our favourite property, always our 'go to'"

    Mar 2018

  • "Barmoor is a warm, comfortable, clean, cosy, well equipped and well located holiday cottage."

    There are lovely walks to the sea from the door step as well as countryside walks. A very secure garden for our dog. Very peaceful and a joy to come back to after a day out.

    Mar 2018

  • "Barmoor is one of the cosiest properties I have ever stayed in - and I have stayed in 40+ over the years."

    On a cold January day, after a 3-4 hour walk along the coast, the house welcomed us back and warmed us up in no time. Well equipped, with a proper sized TV for the dark nights, a good garden for the dog and all the little bits and bobs you have at home, what more could you ask for? Highly recommended!

    Jan 2018

  • "Lovely warm, welcoming cottage."

    Everything we needed, made our stay an undiluted pleasure! We love Embleton Bay and Barmoor now goes firmly onto our recommended places to stay list!

    Jan 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio, table and chairs
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Nestled within the seaside town of Embleton, Barmoor is a wonderful contemporary property with easy access to local amenities, making it an ideal getaway for a family looking to explore the coast and countryside of Northumberland.

Park off-road and be welcomed into a sitting room with tasteful décor, stylish sofas and a woodburning stove, an ideal spot for putting your feet up after a long day of walking in the countryside.

When mealtimes call, the kitchen/diner caters to all of your culinary needs, with many home-from-home amenities making cooking convenient, and you can enjoy your meal at the colourful dining table and chairs.

As the evening wears on, freshen up in a spacious bathroom before settling down for the night in one of the three bedrooms, including a beautiful king-size with grey décor and large windows, a tasteful twin with a brown feature wall and homely artwork and a blue themed single with storage.

A quaint garden creates a bubble of calm where you can enjoy the shrubs and ivy coated walls as you have breakfast in the sunshine, whilst your four-legged family member relaxes on the grass.

Embleton is a great seaside town with a lot on offer for guests, where you can enjoy a hot meal in the sunshine at one of the tasty eateries, including Grey’s Inn, Blue Bell and Dunstanburgh Hotel, and there is a convenience store where you can stock up on essentials.

Look out for wildlife at Embleton Quarry Nature Reserve before heading a little further to find Embleton Bay, a vast sandy beach from which you can see Dunstanburgh Castle.

Further from the property avid walkers can find the Northumberland Coastal Path and the scenic Dunstanburgh Castle Walk, beginning at Craster.

Make a family holiday to remember with a stay at the wonderful Barmoor.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

EMBLETON

Craster 3 miles; Beadnell 4 miles; Alnwick 7 miles.

The pretty village of Embleton is ideally placed for exploring one of the most attractive stretches of Northumberland's Heritage Coastline. A beautiful grassy path runs from the village to neighbouring Craster, alongside the sea and past Dunstanburgh Castle - the largest ruined castle in Northumberland. Embleton itself has a village pub and a local hotel, and there is an excellent range of amenities in nearby Alnwick. The gardens at nearby Howick Hall are open during the summer and are noted for their beauty, whilst Alnwick Castle and Garden are a 'must-see' when visiting the area. For the keen golfer, Dunstanburgh Links Course is about 1 mile away - just one of several excellent courses in the vicinity.

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Note: This property will only accept full weekly bookings, apologies no short breaks - weekly bookings must begin on Saturday