Barn Owl Cottage offers good quality 4* accommodation in the picturesque village of Warkworth on the Northumberland Heritage Coast. Achieving a Visit England Gold Award in 2015 for its quiet idyllic setting near the River Coquet and for providing exceptional facilities, Barn Owl Cottage is an ideal retreat for a relaxing Northumbrian holiday.
A short stroll along the River Coquet takes you to the village centre with its mediaeval castle, Norman church, boutique shopping and an array of fine country restaurants and pubs. Unspoilt Warkworth beach is only a short distance away - ideal for walks, picnics and surfing - and a short drive inland takes you to the market town of Alnwick, home to the famous Castle and gardens. Warkworth is a central location for exploring the Northumbrian coastline both north to Craster, Embleton, Seahouses and Bamburgh, as well as south to Amble, Cresswell and beyond.
Equipped to a high standard, Barn Owl Cottage features a wood burning stove and modern country furnishings, as well as outside facilities including a hot tub, barbecue and hen coup for the collection of lovely fresh eggs for breakfast! This barn conversion offers a unique layout in living space, combined with modern facilities in traditional style. The cottage is fully double glazed and has gas central heating. It is available for parties of 2-4 people but can be booked with its next door neighbour, Snowy Owl Cottage, for larger numbers of up to 8, for that memorable holiday in Northumberland.
From the entrance porch:
direct access into the spacious lounge filled with natural daylight and furnished to a high standard including: a feature wood burning stove (initial supply of logs provided), grandfather clock, writing bureau, board games, TV and DVD player.
the kitchen / dining area with views to open countryside is situated a few steps down from the entrance porch, is furnished with a farmhouse table and 4 chairs, with matching Welsh dresser, plus a Belfast sink. There is a range of modern appliances including: washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, bread maker, toaster, kettle, slow cooker, gas hob and electric oven.
the ground floor family bathroom is also accessed from the entrance porch and has a large double enclosed shower cubicle, WC, wash and basin and shaver point.
The two bedrooms are situated up a small flight of stairs from the entrance porch and have views over fields and open meadow.
Bedroom 1: the master bedroom has a double bed, double wardrobe, dressing table with cosmetic sundries, and a full size cot.
Bedroom 2: the twin bedroom is furnished with two full size single beds, double wardrobe, and bedside storage drawers.
Outside facilities include:
personal seating area with wooden outdoor table and chairs at your immediate cottage entrance,
a secure enclosed children's garden play area with swings and climbing frame,
a BBQ enclosure to catch the evening sunsets and,
a hot tub within a summerhouse. A complimentary hot tub session is included, and additional sessions are offered through a bookings service
hen coup for fresh eggs available in season
secure and enclosed off-road parking for up to two cars maximum.
Additional hot tub sessions - £10 per hour for up to 4 persons maximum
Baskets of logs - £10 per basket
High Chair - £10 per week
Additional cot - £10 per week
Additional set of towels - £7.50 per person
Beach Towels - £5 per person
Notes and Special conditions
We regret that short breaks are not available at this property
We do not accept pets
This property requires a £100 good housekeeping bond to be lodged during your stay, please see our terms and conditions.
All breakages must be paid for - price replacement of each individual item.
For guests visiting between April and September the property has family membership of the Granary Leisure Complex in Amble.
Low Occupany Discount is available between November 2014 and Easter 2015, excluding Christmas, New Year and school holidays: 1-2 guests occupying 1 bedroom = 5% discount.
An access statement is available for this holiday cottage on request.
Terms and conditions apply to use of the hot tob.
Check availability & tariff on the availability tab above, or if you need to ask us anything about this property ring one of the team on 01665 721380 or send us a message via the enquiry button above.
We would strongly recommend Barn Owl cottage to other families with young children. The location is lovely both for the countryside feel while not being far from Warkworth and the accommodation gives enough space including outdoor play space for the kids. Our only disappointment was the small double bed, but that aside we very much enjoyed our stay. The owners are very welcoming, friendly and helpful which made the whole experience a smooth one.
Graham Hirst 25.07.2014
Graham Hirst, Jul 2014
Situated 1/4 mile from Warkworth village centre in a private, quiet, rural, country setting
20-25 minutes walk to Warkworth beach
15 minutes walk to nearest pub/eatery
Within easy diriving distance of Alnwick, Cheviot Hills, Lindisfarne and Berwick upon Tweed
Nearest railway station - Alnmouth approximately 2 miles away (connections to Newcastle/Edinburgh)
Nearest airport - Newcastle
Neaest bus station - Alnwick. However, direct routes south to Morpeth and Newcastle or north to Alnmouth and Alnwick available from village centre.
LOW OCCUPANCY DISCOUNT
1-2 guests: 5% (28 Feb 2015 to 28 Mar 2015) minimum of 2 nights maximum of 0 nights
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