Surrounded by fresh-water streams and pretty woodland, the rural village of Eglingham is full of the picture-postcard-charm that all holiday-villages should have. This lovely stone cottage with views of the open countryside is located on the edge of Eglingham. Renovated to a remarkably high standard, the décor of the house skilfully combines old-world charm with modern practicality and can be enjoyed throughout the year. Whether you fancy a summer break by the sea, or a Christmas Eve snuggled up by the pillar box-red AGA this lovely house can accommodate. The spacious living room offers an open fire, and for days when the weather isn't... at its best, there's a colour TV with video and DVD player. With a lovely, well-maintained garden, perfect for picnics beneath the apple trees, this cottage is a great place to bring the family.
Amenities: LPG central heating fired by AGA in the kitchen with open fire in sitting room. Electric hob, AGA, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD, radio/CD/iPod dock. Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Highchair available. Private garden to rear with furniture & BBQ, mature terraced garden to front with views over village & countryside. Village tennis court close to cottage (free, no need to book). Off road parking for two cars. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 2 mins walk. Note: Mobile reception in the village is poor with the exception of O2.
Region: Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian’s Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.
Town: Comprised of neat stone houses with well-kept gardens, a Victorian church, large pub and traditional restaurant, the village is a wonderful setting to try living life at a more leisurely pace. For those wanting to escape the hustle-and-bustle of the city, the surrounding hills and valleys offer fascinating walks through this vibrant countryside. Birdwatchers will enjoy trips to the Farne Islands which are rich with wildlife, though you don't have to go far to spot some interesting birds as closer to home, herons have been sighted in the Eglingham burn. For those who like history, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is very close by, as are the castles of Warkworth, Chillingham, Alnwick and Dunstanburgh.Read more
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. The "Min. Per Night" prices quoted are based on the weekly rental price, they are not applicable for short breaks. See our short break policy or ask for further details.
Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 07/25/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Artiarticle
This delightful cottage, (it was an old cottage not a modern building calling itself a cottage), was certainly a revelation. If all the properties we have stayed in were like this I would be overjoyed! Spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated this well equiped cottage has everything, even nice big fluffy towels! My husband and I will do all we can to stay here again.
Left on 11/10/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | Lizzie
I thought the cottage was lovely, it instantly felt warm and welcoming. We travelled with a child and grandparent and everyone enjoyed the area and returning each evening to such a great cottage. The aga was fun to use, walks right from the door and an excellent inn almost opposite.
The cottage was clean and had lots of entertainment in it, cd's books, games and dvd's. A lovely introduction to the North of England
Left on 06/10/2010 for a stay in April 2010 | The Young Family
Sunflower cottage is a true home from home. Comfortable, spacious and (once we'd worked out the Raeburn) cosy. Eglingham is wonderful and a great base from which to explore all Northumberland has to offer. Although only there for a week, the cottage really made an impression. The first thing we did on getting home was book another week in the Summer!
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