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croft cottage

Croft Cottage

The pretty village of Embleton is ideally placed for exploring one of the most attractive stretches of Northumberland's Heritage Coastline. A beautiful grassy path runs from the village to neighbouring Craster, alongside the sea and past Dunstanburgh Castle - the largest ruined castle in Northumberland. Embleton itself has four village pubs, two of which serve food, and there is an excellent range of amenities in nearby Alnwick. The gardens at nearby Howick Hall are open during the summer and are noted for their beauty, whilst Alnwick Castle and Garden are a 'must-see' when visiting the area. For the keen golfer, Dunstanburgh Links Course is about 1 mile away - just one of several excellent courses in the vicinity.

General Information

Embleton 3 miles.

A detached, stone barn conversion, restored and modernised to an exceptionally high standard by the owners, just 5 minutes’ drive from Embleton and Low Newton-by-the-Sea, 6.5 miles from Alnwick. Built in the mid-18th century, the property has a spacious open plan living area, including natural limestone flooring and original roof trusses. The stylish kitchen boasts granite surfaces and a 'Lacanche' French range cooker, whilst the Scandinavian woodburning stove handsomely separates the dining and sitting areas. With two bedrooms and a luxurious bathroom, this idyllic retreat is perfectly designed for relaxing amidst beautiful rural surroundings.
Prices starting from £429 per week (Saturday to Saturday).

With great beaches, Northumberland's Heritage Coast and historic Alnwick all nearby, Croft Cottage makes a truly unique holiday destination.


Oil fired central heating (combi) boiler and energy efficient Scandinavian Jotul wood-burning stove in living area. Gas range cooker with 6 hobs, large gas oven with electric warming compartment, fridge, freezer (in utility area), washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with built in Freeview HD receiver and iPlayer. Blu-ray Player, combi Radio/CD Player with audiophile quality separate speakers and wired iPod connector. Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burning stove included in rent. Thereafter, wood charged at additional cost. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair, stair gate and fireguard available on request. Wi-fi available at additional cost. Off road parking for 2 cars. Large lawned garden with patio areas, garden furniture, BBQ, outdoor games, swing and play frame. Sorry, no smokers or pets. Shop and pub 1.5 miles. Supermarket delivery by both Tesco and Asda. Dinner parties and babysitting services catered for by prior arrangement. You should note that this property is accessed via a private lane. A public footpath runs from this property to both Embleton Bay and Low Newton-by-the-Sea.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin. Natural limestone bathroom with bath and power shower over, basin & WC. Additional ground floor basin & WC. Open plan living area with natural limestone floor and open roof trusses, fitted kitchen, dining & living area. Utility room. Entrance lobby. Large double glass doors to extremely sunny south facing elevation.