Dating from around 1840, this property is one of the oldest in the village and has been sympathetically restored, retaining many of the original period features. On the outskirts of the village of Christon Bank, just a five minute drive from the wonderful beaches of the Northumbrian Heritage Coast, lies the traditional stone built farm dwelling called Gabby Cottage. Offering tasteful, comfortable accommodation, this lovely little cottage boasts an open fire and multi-fuel stove as well as an established garden - making it great for visits throughout the year. Able to sleep a total of six people, this property is a great home-from-home for an...yone looking to explore the wide rolling hills and fantastic activities this region has to offer.
Amenities: Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, Freeview, DVD player, CD player/cassette/radio, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot available on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Enclosed lawned garden and patio to rear with garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk.
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: Eight miles north of Northumberland's picturesque market town of Alnwick, likes the charming village of Christon Bank. Not only are Alnwick's beautiful castle and gardens close at hand, but visitors to the area are also only a mere two miles from the lovely bays at Embleton and Low Newton by the sea. These wonderful bays lay on a strip of unspoiled sandy beaches and are only a brief drive from the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, and the other nature-rich Farne Islands. Set in the rolling hills, this lovely little village has a traditional, real ale pub, which also serves food, but for more variety of cuisine, the neighbouring villages also host a number of excellent restaurants. The Scottish Borders are within easy reach, as is the lively cosmopolitan city of Newcastle upon Tyne.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. 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 08/22/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Kmd801
Accomodation was perfect for a family holiday, well equipped kitchen. We did have a problem with the hot water but one phone call to the landlord and it was sorted within in the day.
The location was great, short drive to Low Newton with the excellent Ship Inn pub and beach. Great for exploring Northumberland.
Parking wasn't an issue but was on street and the road could be quite busy at times - just needed to keep this in mind with little ones around.
All in all a fabulous comfortable stay in a great location.
If you get blue skies Northumbria is perfect
Left on 12/30/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | Paul
Embleton is quiet, but has a shop and a pub, which is everything you need really. We had a week of clear blue skies, and although it was cold this area of Northumbria is beautiful. No towels in the cottage though, is it just me that expects towels? Everything else was great. My favaourite place of the week - Howick Hall Gardens.
Welwyn Garden City. Herts.
Excellent base for touring area from Alnwick to Lindisfarne/Heri
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | Lhasa63
Nice little cottage with surprisingly large living room and very well-equipped
kitchen. Within easy distance of the coast and its many castles/beaches and
Alwnich and areas beyond. Owner very thoughtful and helpful - e.g welcome
pack on arrival which we didn't expect. We went during October half term and
the cottage was warm and cosy.
The village of Embleton itself is nothing special but Warkworth, Amble and
other towns on the coast are lovely - and the countryside over towards
Rothbury (and further south if you venture down to Hadrian's Wall) is stunning.
Plenty of eating and shopping in nearby Alnwick, where you can access the A1.
We enjoyed our time very much.
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