Quality Self-Catering Holiday Cottages

Powder House

Seahouses & Beadnell Area - Coastal

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • WiFi internet
10837
£442 - £753 per week *

Description

This beautiful Northumbrian holiday cottage is an amazing example of a contemporary renovation in a traditional shell. This is, without doubt, one of the oldest properties in the area, and this quaint traditional fisherman's cottage has been in the Stewart family for well over a century and a half.
Now lovingly restored by Geoff Stewart, an accomplished carpenter, the holiday cottage has been brought right into the 21st century with a modern well equipped finish. Whilst retaining features such as the inglenook fireplace, Geoff and Pat have undertaken a full and thorough renovation of this cottage, even down to handcrafting the latch doors throughout. The workmanship is stunning. The cottage is compact and functional - that's the tradition of the cottages the fisher folk lived in - but Pat and Geoff have made sure that you've all the convenience and quality you'd expect and more, in this quaint home from home.

The cottage is close to all the village amenities - shops, butchers, bakers (no candlestick maker tho), pubs & restaurants, newsagents, petrol station, library, takeaways, and the harbour where you can leave on excursions to visit the Farne Islands, to see puffins (June & July), grey seals and many other species of birds. The area is popular with birdwatchers and photographers.

Just 2.5 miles up the coast by road is Bamburgh and its wonderful castle on a rocky outcrop overlooking the beach, and 15 miles south you'll find Alnwick Castle and Garden a popular spot for those with green fingers, and Harry Potter fans (the castle was Hogwarts and the site of the quiddich pitch in the 1st two films).

Entrance

  • One of the oldest properties in the area
  • Owned by the Stewart family for well over a century and a half
  • Enter through the front door into the open hall way and kitchen/living area
  • Parking on street for 1 car

Kitchen / Utility

  • modern white kitchen units are filled with all the functional crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils you'll need
  • electric cooker, microwave, fridge are all housed in the kitchen
  • utility items like washer, drier and freezer, are out of the way in the utility area

Dining Area

The dining area is in the conservatory which opens out onto the enclosed courtyard.

Lounge / Conservatory

  • the open hall way and kitchen/living area, yet it has a cosy feel
  • neutral decor
  • squidgy sofas
  • feature fire place with woodburning stove
  • beautiful oak floor
  • the lounge with its wall mounted Freeview TV , DVD, MP3 player, Radio and CD player has french doors leading to
  • Wi-fi - limited access, connected with the owners property next door

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Upstairs:

  • master bedroom south facing with sea views, and with the option of Super Kingsize double or twin beds
  • second bedroom is a twin which overlooks the courtyard
  • both rooms share the Jack 'n' Jill style bathroom (lockable from both sides - obviously)
  • quality bed linens, sumptuous towels and a good range of toiletries

Entertainment

  • Freeview TV ,
  • DVD,
  • MP3 player,
  • adio and CD player
  • Wi-fi - limited access, connected with the owners property next door

Outside Facilities

  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Patio
  • Patio table, chairs and parasol
  • Additional outside play area is shared between the two cottages (Powder House and Clam Shell)
  • This area is fenced and can be seen from the conservatory and patio
  • Parking on street for 1 car

What's Included

Your welcome pack comprises initial supplies of:

  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Hot chocolate drink
  • A locally made sweet treat - cake and biscuits

For the house:

  • Bedding, Bed linen & towels,
  • Electiricty
  • Logs for the log burner
  • Kitchen cleaning items
  • Bathroom Cleaning items
  • Toiletries

Children's Facilities


If you've kids they will be very welcome, the cottage has its own patio area outside the conservatory and through the little gate is a children's play area exceptionally well equipped whether to play in the garden or down on the beach. The play area is shared between the two cottages, is fenced and can be seen from the conservatories and patios. Back in the lounge, Pat and Geoff have provided local information, books, cd's, jigsaws, games and videos for all ages, and with kids' safety in mind you'll find all sorts of things to make the cottage child friendly during your stay, like plug stoppers and window restrainers, and at Christmas Pat ensures that her Christmas Tree decorations are child friendly too.

  • Travel Cot (no cot linen or towel)
  • High Chair
  • Stair gate
  • Ocean Club membership is provided at the cottage which enables guests to use the pool and gym at this facility which is in walking distance. Entrance charges Adult £6, Children £3. Reductions usually available in January.

Special Notes & Conditions.

Notes and Conditions:
The Powder House is a non-smoking property within the building.
Sorry No Pets.
Short breaks are accepted at certain times of the year.
It's the little personal touches that make this holiday cottage and its partner Clamshell next door, just that bit different. Both properties can be rented together to accommodate up to 10 people and if you wish to all dine together, just let us know and one of the conservatories will be set up for this purpose.
Please note that private hire hot tubs are not allowed at this property.

Features

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Garden/courtyard
  • WiFi internet
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Stairgate available
  • Travel cot available
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • 0.25 mile from a beach
  • 0.25 mile from a pub
  • 0.5 mile from a shop
  • Sea views
  • No smoking

Prices

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