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Sandy Knowes

Low Hauxley near Amble, Northumberland (Ref. 924140)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Amanda H
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    It's been said before... A Hidden Gem ...

    It's been said before... A Hidden Gem! We can't recommend this lovely cottage in the most beautiful setting enough! Stepping out of the front door to walk a few yards to the gorgeous white sandy beach was a delight each day. It was our puppy's first experience of the seaside and he couldn't get enough of it!! Nor could we! The locals were so friendly and accommodating and because it was virtually residents only using the narrow lane, it was blissfully quiet. The cottage was cosy but spacious, with the downstairs living room having easy to clean wooden flooring (essential with dogs!) and the bedrooms and modern bathroom were lovely. We would have loved to experience the warmth of the wood burner in the fireplace but it was a little too hot when we visited! The owner, Cinty, could have not been more helpful and we loved the welcome bottle of wine!! Not sure we want to tell too many people about Sandy Knowes, but then that would be selfish!

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi
Facilities -
100/100
* Average score of 3 customer ratings

The property

This delightful, semi-detached cottage sits in a splendid location overlooking Low Hauxley beach, 1.5 miles south of the busy fishing port of Amble.

Set just yards from the beach, with wonderful views across the sea from the first floor, this is the ideal setting for couples and families seeking a relaxing seaside getaway.

On the ground floor of this wonderful cottage is a well-equipped kitchen and a spacious sitting room with a dining area, exposed stone walls and a cosy woodburning stove for those chillier evenings by the sea.

Make your way upstairs and you will find two welcoming bedrooms, along with a bathroom where you can enjoy a relaxing soak at the end of a long day touring the vast, beautiful county of Northumberland.

The cottage is situated on the National Coast and Castles cycle route, so why not spend a day touring the superb castles of this historic area?

On sunnier days, simply open the door and within a minute you will be on a beautiful Northumberland beach, so take the windbreak, dogs, children and a picnic and your day is sorted!

To the north, the busy fishing village of Amble is easily accessible, with an array of pubs, restaurants and takeaways all serving good food and beverages.

This beachside cottage is perfectly positioned for anyone wishing to visit the Heritage Coast and the surrounding area.

Visit historic Warkworth Castle, just two miles away, take a leisurely drive to the coastal villages of Craster and Alnmouth, or explore popular Alnwick with its imposing castle.

An excellent cottage for a seaside break.

Accuracy of the listing -
100/100
Value for money -
100/100
* Average score of 3 customer ratings

Accommodation

Two king-size double bedrooms (one zip/link, can be 2'6 twin on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Comfort -
100/100
Cleanliness -
100/100
* Average score of 3 customer ratings

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Lockable bike storage
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 8 mins walk
  • Beach less than 1 min walk across the road

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About the location

LOW HAUXLEY

Amble 1.5 miles; Alnwick 11 miles.

The hamlet of Low Hauxley is situated at the northern end of Druridge Bay, a four-mile stretch of sand dunes and white sands. Less than two miles away is the seaside port of Amble, which is situated at the mouth of the River Coquet and offers a marina, a harbour, sandy beaches and coastal walks. Just a mile south of Amble is Coquet Island, an RSPB reserve with a large population of terns, puffins and eider ducks, and boat trips around the island can be arranged. The pretty coastal villages of Alnmouth and Craster are only a short drive away, whilst picturesque Warkworth with its castle, charming Alnwick with its castle and award-winning gardens, and the National Trust’s Wallington Hall and Cragside are all within easy reach.

Location -
100/100
* Average score of 3 customer ratings

Region Information

Note: Up until 6th January 2017, this property will have a games room next door with dart board, pool table and table tennis. From 6th January 2017, the games room won't be available.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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