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Charming 2 bedroom cottage near the beach with views of the northumberland coast

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 2 bed cottage, a stones throw from long sandy beaches

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Alexandra Cottage is nestled in the heart of Beadnell with fantastic views across Beadnell Bay towards Dunstanburgh Castle and only a 5 minute walk to a lovely sandy beach or great rockpools. The log burning stove creates a cosy atmosphere on chilly evenings, while the range of DVD’s, books and children’s toys will ensure everyone is entertained. The secure sheltered garden has hardwood garden furniture and a barbecue for relaxed alfresco dining.

Beadnell is a popular holiday destination renowned for its extensive range of quality water sports including sea kayaking, wind surfing and scuba diving. There is a rocky outcrop scattered with rock pools great for children to explore which leads on to an expansive sweep of golden sand. A few miles inland is the historic market town of Alnwick renowned for its majestic castle, the location of the Harry Potter movies. Horse riding and fishing can be enjoyed locally and the area has several splendid golf courses.

Layout and Services

Ground floor - Master bedroom with king-size bed and patio door to rear garden. Twin bedded room. Bathroom with large shower, WC and underfloor heating. Large utility room. First floor - The spacious lounge has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, log burning stove. Lounge leads through to dining area with table to comfortably seat 6. Exceptionally well equipped kitchen.

Services - Electricity and full LPG CH included. Log burning stove - initial supply of fuel provided. Flat screen colour TV with Freeview. DVD. Radio/ iPod dock. Wi-Fi. Gas hob. Electric oven. Dishwasher. Combi microwave. Fridge. Freezer. Washer/dryer. Travel cot. Highchair. Large enclosed garden to rear with decking, furniture and barbecue. Storage shed. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shop/PO/pubs/restaurants in village. No pets or smoking in cottage please. Duvet with linen and towels included. FRIDAY TO FRIDAY.

Short Breaks available in off peak season. 3 night stays are calculated at two-thirds of the weekly price and additional nights are charged at 15% of the weekly price.

Nanny End cottage is owned by the same family and is only a short walk across the field making it an excellent choice for group family holidays

More Details

Owner
Charlie Slater
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
6 July, 2017

About Charlie Slater

Andrew and Charlie Slater live near Newcastle but Andrew grew up spending all his holidays in Beadnell with his family. He built Alexandra Cottage himself in 2005 and now the next generation is enjoying this fantastic village on the Northumberland coast

Charlie Slater purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Charlie Slater chose Northumberland Coast

This cottage is in the perfect location; just yards from two great country pubs, yet just a short stroll across the field or down the lane to a choice of unspoilt sandy beaches. The south facing garden is sheltered and a real sun trap - there is nothing better than catching the evening sun with a glass of something cold after a hard day on the beach or visiting one of the many local castles.

Our visitors come back again and again as they say it is a "home from home"

Testimonials include:

"The cottage was perfect for us. Wonderful location, easily accessible for all we wanted to do."

"Alexandra Cottage is one of the nicest and most comfortable holiday cottages we have stayed in."

"Alexandra Cottage is a fabulous cottage and we fully intend to come back! Thank you for having us!"

What makes this cottage unique

We made the most of the stunning coastal views by building the cottage "upside down". From the lounge windows you can see right across to the ruins of Dunstanburgh castle on the coast near Craster.

Being a modern build property means it is cosy and draught free, whilst we made sure that the design and feel of the cottage is in keeping with a coastal fishing village. The vaulted ceiling with exposed beams along with the wood burning stove create a fabulous atmosphere on a winters evening.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We've thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Alexandra Cottage. By far the best equipped holiday cottage we've stayed in, especially with small children.

Thank you for all the thoughtful extras.

We've spent lots of time on the beach, a trip to Holy Island and visited Alnwick gardens.
Jul 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Beadnell in Beadnell

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , With huge walk in shower and underfloor heating
  • Beautifully appointed with huge walk in shower and underfloor heating. Combi boiler means the shower is powerful and there is always plenty of hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Kingsize bed with memory foam mattress. Door leads to garden
    Twin Room - 2 Single Bed , 2 Full size single beds, walk in wardrobe & travel cot
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Short Breaks available in off peak season. 3 night stays are calculated at two-thirds of the weekly price and additional nights are charged at 15% of the weekly price.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Charming 2 bedroom cottage near the beach with views of the northumberland coast
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 29 reviews
5

Excellent as ever!

  • 5 of 5

Third stay in Alexandra Cottage and it gets better with each visit. The cottage itself, Beadnell and Northumberland in general all make for a wonderfully relaxing break and we already booked again for September even before this holiday ended. I cannot recommend this as a holiday destination highly enough. Also the owners are very efficient and helpful and they have our thanks for making out stay an excellent one.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the glowing review! We love the fact that you enjoy the cottage and the area so much and look forward to having you again in the autumn. Charlie & Andrew
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5

Great house, ideal for exploring Northumberland

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Alexandra Cottage. The house has everything you need and more. Great place for kids to stay, lots of toys available. Excellent location, easy to walk to the beach, play area and pubs.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We are glad you had a good time at the cottage and enjoyed the play park as well as the pubs! Look forward to seeing you again. Charlie & Andrew
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4

Great cottage superbly placed for tootling about Northumberland

  • 4 of 5

Alexandra Cottage is a modern and well equipped cottage with a great sea view. Back garden space to enjoy the evening sun, and lovely to have the wood burning stove which was definitely needed even in April! Pint of milk and biscuits ensured we could refresh ourselves before heading out to explore

5 minute walk to the beach which is perfect. Couple of pubs to eat and drink in and also a well stocked village shop.

Seahouses only 2 miles away with pavement all the way for walking/cycling. Bamburgh only 5 miles.

Lots of lovely little places around to explore and we walked to Low Newton for lunch and back.

Thanks for a lovely week in your cottage Charlie.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Ali, we're glad you enjoyed your week at Alexandra Cottage. We love that walk to Low Newton too, it's such a lovely spot for a pint of real ale and a crab sandwich! Hope to see you again soon. Charlie and Andrew
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5

February Half Term

  • 5 of 5

We visit Beadnell on a regular basis but this was our first stay in Alexandra Cottage. The cottage was fabulous, the topsy-turvey layout made the most of the fabulous views. The cottage had everything we needed and was lovely and warm. It suited our family of four down to the ground. It's ideally located in the village, just seconds from the playground, both pubs and the new Salt Water cafe. All of which are very welcoming and family friendly. The shop and fabulous beaches are a few minutes away. We have enjoyed sand boarding in the sand dunes, beach combing for treasure, rock- pooling and painting stones. My husband who is a keen cyclist brought his bike and enjoyed a number of rides around the area. On our only wet day we headed to the swimming pool at Alnwick then off for lunch at Barter Books. We have throughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend staying at Alexandra Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review - We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage as much as we do and we really enjoyed seeing your pictures on our Facebook page!
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4

Nice house

  • 4 of 5

A comfortable , warm , well-equipped house. Only bad point is the inadequate lighting in the kitchen. An ideal base for doing many sections of the coastal walk.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and your feedback, we are glad you had a good time. Since we spoke on the phone and you mentioned the kitchen light, I have purchased a brighter bulb as you suggested, which will be installed when we next visit Alexandra Cottage. Kind regards Charlie
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4

great base, comfortable, well equipped and clean

  • 4 of 5

A great place, warm, all amenities, clean, so close to brilliant walks and beaches and pubs - all you could want - the only downside is when it rains, the drips from above hitting the plastic window and French door sills are very noisy and intrusive when trying to sleep........

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you found the cottage well equipped, comfortable and liked its location. Thank you also for the feedback regarding the rain on the window sill; sorry that disturbed you. We will look into seeing if there is any way to reduce the noise.
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Newcastle International
Nearest Barpub
The Towers Hotel
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
North Shields
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Seahouses
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Chathill
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
A1
Nearest Restaurant
The Towers Hotel
Nearest Beach
0.25 Kilometres
Beadnell Bay
Car: recommended

Beadnell is a popular holiday destination renowned for its extensive range of quality water sports including sea kayaking, wind surfing and scuba diving. There is a rocky outcrop scattered with rock pools great for children to explore which leads on to an expansive sweep of golden sand. A few miles inland is the historic market town of Alnwick renowned for its majestic castle, the location of the Harry Potter movies. Horse riding and fishing can be enjoyed locally and the area has several splendid golf courses.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Beadnell, Northumberland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£685
for 7 nights
£685
 
 
Early Sept
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Autumn
15 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£435
for 7 nights
£435
 
 
Oct Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
Xmas / New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£670
for 7 nights
£670
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short Breaks available in off peak season. 3 night stays are calculated at two-thirds of the weekly price and additional nights are charged at 15% of the weekly price.
Rates are subject to change until the booking has been confirmed
Please ask to see a copy of our cancellation policy. Deposits are non refundable and other refunds may or may not be available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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