Wrens Nest Retreat

Alnwick, Central

You can book this property from:

  • £422 per week
  • £60 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher


  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wet room

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golf


  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Rural location


  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wet room


Located in the picturesque hamlet of Newton on The Moor, Wren’s Nest is a cosy, secluded, detached, single-storey property with stunning panoramic scenery, ideal for a rural retreat. This comfortable accommodation has been thoughtfully converted from an artists’ studio into a spacious, open plan living space. Set in its own garden with private parking and level access throughout, it’s the perfect escape for any couple. A fantastic country pub serving excellent food and drink is only a short walk from the holiday cottage. Shop: 6 miles Pub: 400 meters

Accommodation all on ground floor: (Level access to all areas, inside and out)

Open Plan Room Lounge and Dining Area attractively furnished with comfortable seating, Freeview TV, dining table with 2 chairs.

Kitchen well-equipped with electric hob and Neff Hide and Slide eye-level oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge with icebox. Patio doors to raised patio/seating area, which leads to the garden.

Bedroom with king-size bed, ample storage space for clothing.

En-Suite Shower Room with rain head shower and detachable showerhead, WC and washbasin. Shower stool available on request.

Outside: Secluded raised terrace with garden furniture, accessed from patio doors in kitchen. Large garden is laid to lawn with borders.

Parking: Private, off-road parking.

Heating: Electric

Also provided: High quality bed linen and towels provided. WiFi (signal variable, but excellent 4G coverage). Generous welcome pack including fresh bread, jam, butter and marmalade, a bottle of wine, tea, coffee, milk, hot chocolate and biscuits.

Pets: 1 small well-behaved dog welcome @ £15 per pet per week or part thereof. (Please note: The garden is not completely enclosed, but a garden anchor is available. Due to the nature of the surrounding farm landscape, the homeowners occasionally have sheep, and at certain times of year, lambs in the adjacent field).

Notes: Short breaks available. This is a non-smoking property. Mobile phone signal - varies.

The quiet hamlet of Newton on the Moor is only a short drive from the A1 meaning the market town of Alnwick and the beautiful Northumberland coastline are only a short drive away.


Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide

1.0 Pre-arrival
The nearest train station is Alnmouth, 6.3 miles. Taxi may be pre-booked only.
The nearest bus stop…Swarland nr Post Office. 1.1 miles
The nearest shop is… Swarland Nelsons in the Park. 1.1 miles
The nearest pub/restaurant is… The Cook and Barker Inn. 0.1 miles
The nearest petrol station is: BP Service Station 4.7 miles

2.0 Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available… off street shared parking with owner
For what sized car… standard family sized car
Good space to unload once parked… lots of space
Number of spaces available… 1
Parking surface is… concrete hard standing
Distance to the property from parking… 5 metres via level footpath
Is parking level… yes
The width of the path to the property… 1.35 metres wide
Number of steps to entrance… none

3.0 Main Entrance

Number of entrances to property… 2 – main door and patio doors
Door width… 87cm
Keyhole height… 1metre
Number of steps to the entrance… none
Number of floors… single storey building

4.0 Living/Dining rooms/Kitchen
The flooring is… non-slip vinyl laminate throughout property
The door widths are…83cm
Plenty of space to move around the furniture… yes
Furniture moveable… yes
The worktop height is…90cm
Oven height… eye level Neff Hide and Slide Oven
Fridge height…under counter fridge with small freezer box
Crockery storage… top drawer underneath hob
Kitchen equipment… all stored within the kitchen/dining area

5.0 Bedroom/Bathroom
Bed size… standard king size
Height of bed… 65cm
Door width into bedroom/bathroom…83cm
Bedroom furniture is moveable
Accessible/adapted WC… raised, comfort height toilet with grab rails
Accessible/adapted shower… open, level disabled access shower with grab rail
Flooring... non-slip wet room vinyl flooring

6.0 Outdoor facilities
External areas… hex grid paviours with pea gravel infill direct level access from the parking
and patio doors. A solid surface for a wheelchair user.
Outdoor seating and table provided
Outdoor lighting provided
Two wooden steps from the level patio to garden.
There are no other hazards i.e. pond/water feature

7.0 General Information
Land line… no land line
Mobile phone reception… moderate to good with major phone networks
Easily accessible electrical sockets throughout the property in all rooms
Electrical socket height… 50cm
Any speciality alarms for hearing/sight impaired guests… none


First class property with lots of attention to detail

Mrs Kathleen W,