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Island View

(Ref. 1122181)

Amble, Northumberland Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "A beautiful house so cosy and comfortable, it was immaculate and all our family loved it, spectacular views from the sun room of the ocean just couldn’t fault anything about it and will definitely rebook another visit."

    Thanks so much for your feedback We have spent a lot of time and money in making it somewhere we would like to stay ourselves. Thanks for the feebback, it’s much appreciated Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Very modern, warm and inviting. The host was happy to help with an issues. 4th time we have stayed.

    Thanks for your feedback and glad you had a great time Regards The owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, really enjoyed the sun room only thing to feed back was the ..."

    Lovely cottage, really enjoyed the sun room only thing to feed back was the quality of the pillows, felt really cheap and hard

    Thanks for the feedback and I’m sorry you didn’t find the pillows comfortable They are all new and ‘hotel quality’ and sadly not cheap but I will take a look. To be fair I’ve never slept on them so appreciate your feedback Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Sep 2023

  • "Was a lovely place to stay."

    The views from the sunroom were amazing. A good place to stay to access the facilities in Amble. Plenty of great places to eat. Also a good base to explore Northumberland. We would definitely stay again.

    Thanks very much for your feedback Glad you enjoyed the property and your holiday. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future The owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mrs5.0Sep 2023

  • "I know the cleaners have a lot to do but I ended up cleaning out the cutlery ..."

    I know the cleaners have a lot to do but I ended up cleaning out the cutlery drawers and putting everything through the dishwasher as full of crumbs, the grill was left dirty and when I went to clean the toilets accidentally knocked over the brush holder and it was full of brown water

    I’m very sorry to hear your feedback on the cleaning. You should not have to be doing that on your holiday. The cleaning is normally to an exceptionally high standard and so I do not know what has happened here. I will speak to the cleaners and make sure they are checking these things Thanks for your feedback. Please accept our apologies The owners Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hazel4.4Sep 2023

  • "The property was fabulous with everything you could want and it was very clean."

    It's in a fabulous position. I only gave NC&C 5 as they didn't answer my phone calls or reply to my email.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Aug 2023

  • "Such a wonderful property well equipped."

    The whole family (including the dogs) were fully relaxed. We planned on going out some evenings but the sunset views were too beautiful to miss we will definitely be booking again.

    Thanks so much for your feedback it’s much appreciated. Glad you had a lovely time. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Aug 2023

  • "We’ve been visiting the property for a few years and are impressed with the refurbishment carried out by the new owners."

    Small niggles such as lack of seating on the decking could be rectified quite easily but it was an issue for us when all 7 wished to socialise and enjoy the view from the rear garden. However, all in all, a lovely, comfortable, clean and well equipped house with spectacular views.

    Thanks for your feedback and glad you liked the refurbishment. Apologies that there was not enough outside seating. We had ordered 2 new benches but only one has been delivered and we are still awaiting the second. The old ones had rotted! I’m now pleased to report that the 2 new benches are in situ ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maureen4.4Jul 2023

  • "We absolutely love this cottage."

    Came in 2021 and can see the improvements in carpets, sofas and beds. Great location. Wonderful sun room and views from the garden. Saw two dolphins from the top bench in the garden. A very special place. Thank you and we'll be back.

    Thank you for your feedback it’s much appreciated. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Jul 2023

  • "In general an excellent holiday property with everything needed for our party of seven."

    Unfortunately we had issues with the downstairs bathroom drainage even though the guidance on useage was adhered to. This did not get resolved before the end of our stay leaving the second bathroom unusable. Overall a lovely property and superb location ! Would definitely stay again.

    Thank you for your feedback and I can only apologise about the issues with the toilet. Unfortunately the previous guests didn’t follow the guidelines and had been flushing nappies down the toilet which blocked the drain Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Jul 2023

  • "Fabulous weather, fabulous cottage and fabulous holiday."

    Thanks for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your holiday Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jun 2023

  • "This was our 2nd visit to this cottage."

    Although we enjoyed the first visit in February, since the refurbishment with all new furnishings, carpets etc it is a truly wonderful , comfortable and really special place to stay. The location is fabulous within a 2 min walk from a beach where you can collect sea glass, only 10 min walk into Amble and you can just stay in and enjoy the changing seascape in the sun room. Everything provided was new , the towels were a bonus and a great size too. New benches were also delivered while we were there adding even more comfort to the outdoor deck. 5 stars given and well deserved for this property. Will have to save up to return next year.

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We have finally got the cottage as we would have wanted it and are now proud owners of somewhere that we ourselves would be delighted to stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jun 2023

  • "We stayed last year but since the upgrade this is now the best cottage ever, and we have stayed in lots over the past ten years."

    The view is totally fantastic for watching the sea and the upgrade in the house itself makes it a five star cottage.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2023

  • "A well equipped and comfortable house in a great position, with lovely sea views."

    Very good for dogs, with coastal walks from the house, an Amble centre a pleasant walk away. We are highly likely to book again.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Apr 2023

  • "The house was in a fantastic location and could be a really lovely property, but it was very tried and could do with a proper deep clean - there was cobwebs and dust everywhere."

    Also there was building work taking place directly opposite the house and we feel it would have been considerate to give guests the heads up on this - particularly as it was noisy at times and the builders would randomly appear on the property using the outside water tap etc.

    Thanks for the feedback. You will be pleased to know that the house has now had a full upgrade at our first opportunity given the bookings. The house is now lovely and the building work that you should have been made aware of over the road is now completed. Hope you will revisit and see for yourself the improvements Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve2.2Mar 2023

  • "Relaxing peaceful and everything on the doorstep lovely walks on the beach and lots to do in the area"

    Feb 2020

  • "Lovely views, good location within walking distance of the town, parking next to the cottage is a bonus!"

    Nov 2019

  • "Island view is a well equipped and spacious property."

    The views from the cottage are fantastic and really made the accommodation extra special. It was so relaxing to sit in the conservatory and look out to sea.

    Oct 2019

  • "Great property with stunning views in a perfect location next to the beach but only a short walk from the shops and restaurants."

    What more do you need?

    Aug 2016

  • "Lovely property in a peaceful location - just a short walk to Amble and even shorter to the beach and rock pools."

    We had a wonderful family holiday.

    May 2016

  • "Sitting in the conservatory looking at the sea is amazing."

    We have been 4 times -it is perfect for us.

    Apr 2016

  • "The property was fantastic, in a great location and a lot bigger than we expected."

    The facilities provided (washing machine, dishwasher, open fire and welcome pack) made our holiday much better and made our stay more comfortable. I would recommend this cottage to anyone looking to stay in this area.

    Apr 2016

  • "Spacious, well equipped cottage in a fantastic location."

    Mar 2016

  • "Wonderful location overlooking the sea."

    Great dog walking right from the door. Cottage very well equipped and spacious.

    Mar 2016

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Garden room with unrivalled sea views.
  • Gas central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear garden with furniture and front garden with furniture and gravel
  • One well behaved dog welcome (2 dogs may be welcome on request)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: Please inform us if you wish a travel cot to be made available
  • Fuel is not provided for the woodburning stove.

The property

FULLY REFURBISHED SPRING 2023!! Nestled into the picturesque coast of Northumberland and overlooking the beautiful bay of Amble, Island View is an ideal holiday home for a family or group of adults who love to spend time at the beach.

Be welcomed by stunning views of the Amble dunes and coast, enjoying the salty air as you unpack with ease from an off-road spot.

Make yourself at home in the sitting room, where natural light streams through the windows and a traditional fireplace houses a welcoming woodburning stove, an ideal spot for relaxing in an evening with a glass of your favourite beverage and catching up on your go-to TV shows.

When mealtimes call, a kitchen decorated in pastel green with a great selection of home-from-home amenities is a great space for guests to cook together, and you can enjoy your meal at the dining table, beside a leather sofa and glass doors opening up into the sunroom, an ideal place to settle down with a coffee and enjoy the beautiful dune and ocean views through the large windows.

Freshen up in the bathroom before settling down for the night in one of the four bedrooms, including a king-size, a double, a twin and a single, each with their own character and charm.

Enjoy alfresco dining with a spectacular view across the sea in the garden, where a neat gravel area offers seating and scenic backdrops to breakfast in the sunshine.

Amble is a terrific seaside town and there will be plenty of activities for you to enjoy, beginning with the town centre itself, where there is a range if eateries, independent shops and a convenience store, and from here you can visit Amble South Pier or take a walk beside Amble Marina.

There is a fantastic beach within a short distance of the property, and you can explore the coast of Northumberland further with a boat trip to Coquet Island, an RSPB nature reserve located just off the coast.

Travel a little further and you will find scenic walks around Warkworth Castle and Hauxley Nature Reserve, or you can visit the historic market town of Alnwick.

Make a family getaway to remember with a stay at Island View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

AMBLE

Warkworth 1 mile; Alnmouth 4 miles.

The bustling little seaport of Amble is situated at the mouth of the River Coquet and is an ideal place for exploring Northumberland. Historically a centre for boatbuilding, Amble offers a marina, a harbour, sandy beaches and coastal walks to the bird sanctuary at Hauxley and country park at Druridge Bay. Large fishing boats moor along the harbour wall and land a variety of fish, prawns, crabs and lobsters. There is a fish centre on the side of the harbour that is now primarily a shell fish hatchery to re-stock levels of lobster and other shell fish, this sells local fish and is open to the public. 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 and numerous superb beaches 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.

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Note: Please inform us if you wish the travel cot be made available. Fuel is not provided for the log burner.
Please note this property does not accept bookings that cross over a Friday