Apple Blossom is one of the Bamburgh First collection of 17 different dog friendly houses and cottages under the same ownership with a consistent quality of interior design and attention to detail throughout. The interiors are professionally designed to suit each individual dwelling and the owner has tried to think of everything that will enhance the stay of every guest.
Apple Blossom is a fantastic three bedroom (one downstairs, two upstairs) holiday cottage in Adderstone, close to the pretty village of Lucker. It is one of six properties in Adderstone that are part of the Bamburgh First Collection. These properties really are beautiful inside with wallpaper by the award winning Timorous Beasties, travertine bathrooms fully equipped kitchens with marble worktops and sitting rooms with cosy log burners with easy lighting logs.
There is level access to the barbecue patio at the front of the property and wide passages and doorways on the ground floor.
Inside the cottage guests will find some nice personal touches which include a tin of goodies, a bottle of wine, a voucher for a pound of the famous Bamburgh Bangers, a box of games including Scrabble, Monopoly and Cluedo and the owner’s personal guide to the 21 best things to do whilst in the area. Netflix is also included as is a portable Bose Bluetooth speaker.
Located in farmland between the village of Belford and the scenic coastal village of Bamburgh. Adderstone is an attractive and accessible rural area, ideally positioned in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside. It’s perfect for those wishing to explore the many historic and iconic local sites. Bamburgh, a finalist in Channel 4’s UK’s Top Village competition, with its famous Castle towering over miles of sandy beaches to the North and the village green to the West, is only a 10 minute drive where there is a lovely selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes with great food and drink , as well an extremely scenic links hilltop golf course. Guests of Bamburgh First can claim up to two free rounds of golf per property booked at Bamburgh Castle Golf Club - please see below for more information. Free games of Tennis underneath the castle on the village green are also provided to guests of Bamburgh First along with membership and discounted access to a gym and leisure club is also provided.
The market town of Alnwick with its (Hogwarts) Castle, famous Gardens and Barter Books, a fantastic second hand bookstore, rich with history, is 20 minutes away by car. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is 25 minutes to the North, and the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park 20 minutes to the West. It’s also easy to reach all the pretty fishing towns on the coastline, Beadnell, Craster (home of the Kipper), Newton by the Sea, Alnmouth and Amble. Seahouses with its boat trips to the Farnes is 15 minutes away. Hadrian’s wall is less than two hours to the South.
Shop: 0.6 miles (service station) Pub: 1.1 miles.
Accommodation over 2 floors:
Open plan living area with comfortable seating, wood burning stove, Smart TV with Netflix, dining table and chairs for up to 6 guests.
Kitchen with cooker and hob, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Nutribullet, handheld blender.
Bathroom with bath, washbasin and WC.
Bedroom 1 with super king zip and link bed (can be made as twin singles on request), Flat screen TV, bedside tables with reading lights and small hanging area. En suite shower room with shower, washbasin and WC.
Bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedside table and reading light. Small hanging space for clothes and small vanity area.
Bedroom 3 with twin beds, bedside table and reading light. Small hanging space for clothes and small vanity area.
Outside: Patio area with garden furniture and barbecue (not enclosed).
Parking: Parking available outside property.
Heating: Oil central heating.
Also provided: WiFi. Bed linen and towels provided. CD and DVD player, BOSE speakers, multi device charger. Travel cot, high chair, stair gate, baby bath available upon request (Please note: you will need to supply your own mattress and linen for the cot). A weekly maid service and mid-week linen change is available upon request and at an additional cost.
Bamburgh Castle Golf Club: The golf offer entitles you to one free round for two players, or two free rounds for one player. Offer is valid every day excluding Saturdays and game days. Please call us in advance of your booking to arrange.
Beau Monde Leisure: The owners of Aidan Cottage have provided all guests (up the the maximum occupancy of your cottage) with VIP membership of the Beau Monde Salon & Spa in Lucker. This membership provides you with access to the facility and discounted rates in the pool and fitness suite (charges apply). Guests are also entitled to a 5% discount on Food at The Apple Inn & Apple Core in Lucker, as well as a 5% discount on treatments at Beau Monde Salon and Spa (subject to availability).
Pets: 3 dogs are welcome @ £25 per pet per week or part thereof. Please note, pets are not allowed on the furniture or left in the property unsupervised.
Notes: This is a no smoking property.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 3 pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Stairgate available
- Travel cot available
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Private parking available
- 5 miles from a beach
- 1.1 miles from a pub
- 0.6 mile from a shop
- No smoking
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The nearest bus stop is: 0.6 miles (Purdy Lodge)
The nearest train station is: 17.8 miles (Berwick train station)
The nearest food shop is: 3.7 miles (Belford coop)
The nearest pub/restaurant is: 1.1 miles (Lucker)
The nearest petrol station is: 0.6 miles (Purdy Lodge)
Mobility equipment hire: 46.2 miles (Newcastle)
Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Off road
For what sized cars: Any
Good space to unload once parked: Yes
Number of spaces available: 1/2
The parking surface is: Gravel
Distance to the property from the parking: 10 metres
Is the parking level: Slight slope
Distance to nearest parking area: 10 metres
Is it pay and display: No
The width of the path to the property: Open space
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance: None
How many entrances are there: 2
The door widths: The main door is 2ft 11 and patio doors own to 4ft 6 wide
Door heights: The main door is 6ft 8 and patio door is 6ft 6
Keyhole height: 3ft 6
How many steps to the entrance: None at main door, 1 at patio however there is access to this area around the side of the property
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Wood with large rug
The door widths are: 2ft 8
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is the furniture movable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: Wood
The doors widths are: None, open plan with living room
The worktop height is: 3ft
Is the oven set high or low: Low
The fridge height is: Full height
The freezer height is: Full height
Is crockery stored high or low: Low
Is any equipment stored externally: No
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors: 12
The flooring is: Carpet on stairs & landing, wood in bedrooms
The door widths are: 2ft 6
Bed sizes: 2 twin room (2 single beds in each room), 1 super king/zip and link
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed: Moveable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 2ft 6
Is there an accessible or adapted WC: Yes
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower: Bath
Is there a ground floor WC: Yes
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room: Bath downstairs, shower upstairs
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: Yes in bath
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having a step: No
The flooring is: Tile
External areas are: Gravel or patio
Outdoor furniture: Yes, patio set and BBQ
Outside lighting: Yes
Is there colour contrast on surfaces (eg white on edge of steps): No
Aid for visually/mobility impaired guest: No
Is the outdoor space enclosed: No
Any hazards (such as ponds, water features or steep areas): No
Is there a landline for guests to use: No
Mobile reception details: Good for major providers
Are electric sockets accessible without moving furniture: Yes
Are electric sockets generally set high or low: Low
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or visually impaired guests: No
Any other information: No