Spindlestone House is part of the Bamburgh First collection of 17 different houses and cottages under the same ownership and 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.
This charming detached stone built country house, set in three quarters of an acre of land, is surrounded by unspoilt countryside in the hamlet of Spindlestone, next to the Waren Burn which flows under the nearby Spindlestone bridge. Step into the garden and listen to the pheasants croaking and the babbling burn. Visitors often say that Spindlestone has its own very special sound.
Sleeping up to 10 guests, Spindlestone House is set over two floors, with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, a large traditional dining room and elegant sitting room. It has tiered gardens, a hot tub, games room, orangery, outside patio, and summer house. It’s perfect for family occasions and friends getting together It can, if you wish, be booked alongside the adjacent Spindlestone Cottage.
Netflix is included in all Bamburgh First properties as is a portable Bose Bluetooth speaker, easy lighting fire logs and a box of games which includes Scrabble, Cluedo and Monopoly. The owner has also provided personal touches such as a sweetie tin, a bottle of wine, a voucher for a pound of the famous Bamburgh Banger sausages, and his own list of the top 21 things to do whilst spending a week in the area.
Spindlestone is situated half a mile inland from the Budle Bay bird sanctuary and less than a ten minutes drive from the historic seaside village of Bamburgh where the famous castle towers over miles of sandy beaches to the North and the village to the West. Bamburgh was a finalist in Channel 4’s UK’s Top Village competition. There you will find a lovely selection of shops, pubs, restaurants, tea houses and cafes as well as one of the most scenic golf clubs in Britain. Visitors 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 historic (Hogwarts) Castle, Alnwick Gardens and the famous Barter Books, is 20 minutes away by car. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is 25 minutes to the North, and the Cheviot Hills 20 minutes to the West.
Seahouses with its boat trips to the Farne islands is 15 minutes away and it’s also easy to reach all the pretty fishing towns on the coastline including, Craster (home of the Kipper), Newton by the Sea, Alnmouth and Amble. Hadrian’s wall is less than two hours to the south. Great pubs abound in this area. The Waren House Hotel is a lovely place to go for dinner and is only half a mile away.
Shop: 2.8 miles Pub: 0.6 miles.
Accommodation over 2 floors
Living area with comfortable seating, gas fire, Smart TV with Netflix.
Dining area/day room, light and airy with comfortable seating and dining table with benches. Bifold doors opening onto the patio area.
Kitchen with breakfast bar, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge with freezer, Nutribullet, hand held blender.
Shower room with shower, WC and washbasin.
Games room in the garage, with pool table, table tennis, dart board, sofa and fridge (shared with Spindlestone Cottage).
Bedroom 1 with four poster bed and en suite with shower, WC and washbasin.
Bedroom 2 with double bed.
Bedroom 3 with double bed.
Bedroom 4 with twin beds.
Bedroom 5 with twin beds.
Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, WC and washbasin.
Outside: Patio area with garden furniture, enclosed grassy garden, hot tub.
Parking: Parking available outside the property.
Heating: Oil central heating
Also provided: WiFi. Bed linen and towels. BOSE speaker, multi device charger, DVD/CD player. Travel cot and highchair available on request (please note, we do not supply a mattress or linen for the cot).
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 Stable Cottage have provided all guests (up to 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 10
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 3 pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Private parking available
- 2.9 miles from a beach
- 2.9 miles from a pub
- 2.9 miles from a shop
- No smoking
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The nearest bus stop: Purdy Lodge, 1.0 miles
The nearest train station is: Berwick, 17.1 miles
The nearest food shop: Belford, 3.0 miles
The nearest pub/restaurant is: Bamburgh, 2.9 miles
The nearest petrol station is: Purdy Lodge, 3.6 miles
Mobility equipment hire: Newcastle area, 49.5 miles
Arrival and car parking
Types of parking available: Off road
For what sized cars: Any
Good space to unload once parked: Yes
Number of spaces available: 2
The parking surface is: Gravel
Distance to property from the parking: 5 metres
Is it pay and display: No
The width of the path to the property: 3 metres
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance: None at the kitchen entrance, 9 at the main door.
How many entrances are there: 2- one slides open to patio doors
The door widths: 2ft 5
Door heights: 6ft 6
Keyhole height: 3ft
How many steps to the entrance: None at kitchen side, 5 to the main door
Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Dining room wood with large rug, Lounge with carpet
The door widths are: Dining room – 3ft 8, 2ft 11 / Lounge 2ft 11
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed: Movable
The flooring is: wood
The door widths are: 3ft 3
The worktop height is: 3ft
Is the oven set high or low: high
The fridge height is: high
The freezer is: low
Is crockery stored high or low: under bench
Is any equipment: stored externally: no
Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
Number of steps between floors: 15
The flooring is: carpet
The door widths are: 2ft 7 – 2ft 11
Bed sizes: 2 doubles, 1 super king, 1 twin, 1 single
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable
Bathroom and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 2ft 7
Is there an accessible or adapted WC: Yes
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower: Yes, ground floor wet room
Is there are ground floor WC: Yes
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room: Yes
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: Yes
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having a step: Yes
The flooring is: Tile
External areas are: Grass/patio
Outdoor furniture: Hot tub, summer house, dining set
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 steps): Steep steps to the side garden but a handrail is provided. There is a hot tub in the rear garden
Is there a landline for guests to use: Yes
Mobile reception details: Good with major suppliers
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: Two outhouses, wifi provided.