Coomb's Cottage

Berwick upon Tweed & Area, Coastal

You can book this property from:

  • £448 per week
  • £64 per night

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 sofa bed

Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Description

Cosy country cottage situated along a quiet lane just outside the centre of Lowick village, within walking distance to two pubs with restaurants, and village shop. The cottage offers good quality accommodation for up to 4 people at ground floor level (there is an additional facility upstairs for children/teenagers in a snug attic room at additional charge). Easy road access to A1, Holy Island and the Coast. Locally good walking area from the cottage. Property accepts dogs, has wi-fi and log burning stove, and an enclosed westerly facing courtyard.

Entrance

  • Situated along a quiet lane
  • Enter through the large front porch where there is ample room to kick off the shoes, hang outdoor gear and dry off the dog
  • Off road parking for 2 cars at the front of the property

Kitchen

  • From the lounge down one step is the kitchen
  • Modern fitted kitchen units
  • Electric cooker
  • Microwave
  • Washer
  • Cupboards stocked with plenty of crockery, glasses and catering items

Dining Area

  • Through the kitchen out into the sunny conservatory
  • This doubles as a bright and airy dining room
  • Double door access to the enclosed courtyard

Lounge & Conservatory

Lounge:

  • The lounge is spacious and bright
  • 2 comfy leather sofas
  • Log burning stove
  • Large TV
  • DVD
  • Bookcase with books and leaflets of local interest
  • Upright piano

Conservatory

  • Through the kitchen out into the sunny conservatory
  • This doubles as a bright and airy dining room
  • Double door access to the enclosed courtyard

Bedrooms & Shower room

  • Off the lounge are two bedrooms
  • One double to the front of the property with views over the fields
  • One twin to the rear of the property overlooking the courtyard
  • Newly refurbished and modern shower room with whb and wc


Upstairs (which are narrow and steep), is an attic room, which has many uses - a quiet area to read, a games room, a music room - the owner has left his guitar there for guests to use. There is also a low level double bed in this room, which could be used youngsters (additional charge for bedding).

Entertainment

  • Large TV
  • DVD
  • Bookcase with books and leaflets of local interest
  • Upright piano

Outside Facilities

  • Double doors from the conservatory lead to the enclosed courtyard
  • Outside furniture
  • BBQ
  • Outside storage provided for outdoor and leisure gear or cycles
  • Off road parking for 2 cars at the front of the property

What's Included at Coomb's Cottage

  • All bedding, bed linen and towels
  • Electricity
  • Starter pack of logs for the stove
  • A welcome pack comprising local items
  • Outside there is storage provided for outdoor and leisure gear or cycles

What can be arranged at Coomb's Cottage

  • Well behaved dogs welcome (up to 2) @ £25.00 per dog per week or part thereof

Bringing Your Dog on Holiday to Coomb's Cottage

Coombs Cottage welcomes well behaved dogs (up to 2) @ £25.00 per dog per week or part thereof. When you book you will be asked to provide some information about your pet which will aide the owner in ensuring that the property is set up to welcome them.

 

A bit of K9 etiquette should be observed during your stay:-

  • Your pet should not be left in the property unattended (unless crated - crates can be hired)
  • Your pet should not be allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture
  • On booking for your pet, you are confirming that it is fully up to date on its flea treatment.

 

 

Special Notes & Conditions

Notes and special conditions

  • Up to 2 well behaved medium size dogs are welcome @ £25.00 per pet per week or part thereof.
  • Whilst the property is predominantly ground floor, there are some interior changes of level. The staircase to the attic room is narrow and steep
  • Parking is off road in front of the cottage for 2 vehicles
  • 7 night bookings run Friday to Friday. Short breaks 1st November to Easter, Friday to Monday, Monday to Friday. Short breaks may be considered at other times of the if the property remains available 30 days before arrival.

Accessibility

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide

Property name: The Coombs

Description:

Pre-arrival
The nearest bus stop is: Perrymans bus service No 464 travels from Lowick to Berwick once per day - leaving Lowick 8.19am (the bus stop is less than 5 mins walk from the cottage). The return bus leaves Berwick railway station at 3.05pm. The journey lasts 43 minutes.
The nearest train station is: Berwick upon Tweed, 10 miles away
The nearest food shop is: Asda provides a home delivery service to the property
The nearest pub/restaurant is:
The nearest petrol station is:
Mobility equipment hire: No

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Good parking immediately in front of the property on tarmacked surface.
For what sized cars:
Good space to unload once parked: Yes
Number of spaces available: 2 cars, possibly 3
The parking surface is: Tarmac - even
Distance to the property from the parking: Immediately in front of the property
Is the parking level: Tarmac - even
Distance to nearest parking area: Immediately in front of the property
Is it pay and display: No
The width of the path to the property:
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance: 1 small step. No handrail.

Main entrance
How many entrances are there:
The door widths: 75cm
Door heights:
Keyhole height:
How many steps to the entrance: 1 small step. No handrail

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: Tiling
The door widths are: Opening width from living room to kitchen is 65cm, and from kitchen to the conservatory is 62cm.
Is there good space between the furniture: Yes
Is the furniture movable or fixed:

Kitchen
The flooring is: Tiling
The doors widths are: Opening width from living room to kitchen is 65cm, and from kitchen to the conservatory is 62cm.
The worktop height is: 91cm from floor
Is the oven set high or low: Height of the hob (which is situated on top of the oven) is 92 cm from the floor. The microwave is situated 104 cm from the floor.


The fridge height is: Lowest draw in fridge is 110 cm from floor, and top shelf in fridge is 146 from floor. The freezer is situated beneath the fridge.
The freezer height is: Lowest draw in fridge is 110 cm from floor, and top shelf in fridge is 146 from floor. The freezer is situated beneath the fridge.
Is crockery stored high or low:
Is any equipment stored externally:

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have: 2
The number of steps between floors:
The flooring is: medium pile carpet
The door widths are: Both rooms have door opening width of 70cm.
Bed sizes: The main bedroom has a king-size bed. The twin bedroom has two 3ft single beds.
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed: There is plenty of space in the main bedroom for furniture to be moved on request but less scope in the smaller, twin bedroom.

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 70cm
Is there an accessible or adapted WC: No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower: No
Is there a ground floor WC:
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room:
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having a step: No
The flooring is: Lino

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: There is a large rear courtyard space accessed from the conservatory (see above).
Outdoor furniture: There is a bench and various garden furniture available for guests to use
Outside lighting:
Is there colour contrast on surfaces (eg white on edge of steps):
Aid for visually/mobility impaired guest:
Is the outdoor space enclosed:
Any hazards (such as ponds, water features or steep areas): The courtyard is flat and even, although the step down from the conservatory is 6cm in height.

General
Is there a landline for guests to use:
Mobile reception details:
Are electric sockets accessible without moving furniture:
Are electric sockets generally set high or low:
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or visually impaired guests:
Any other information: Wi-Fi is available at no extra charge to guests. Mobile phone reception is intermittent.

Location

Just up the coast from the Farne Islands and only 10 minutes drive to Holy Island causeway - subject to the safe Holy Island Crossing Times - drive across to explore this remarkable Island.

Alternatively St Cuthbert's Way, a 62 mile walk, passes through Fenwick the next village towards the coast and onto Holy Island. Why not try the last leg and within 30 minutes you could be on the beach - follow the Pilgrims' Route across to Holy Island, subject to the safe Holy Island Crossing Times, where on arrival you will have earned the relaxing refreshment and unique atmosphere that awaits you.

Close at hand westward is Ford and Etal Estate with nursery garden, art gallery, fishing, working mill, coffee, gift and local produce shop also a replica Stone Age Henge or for a little more recent history visit the site of the famous Flodden battle site. On a sunny day sit out and enjoy a drink in the beer garden at Northumberland's only Thatched Pub - The Black Bull at Etal, all within 20 minutes drive.

Lowick Village has a village store, 2 pubs both serving food. Nearby are the villages of Fenwick with access to the A1 and Ford & Etal. Wooler and Berwick the larger market towns are approximately 20-30 minutes drive.

A short drive from Lowick

  • Bamburgh Castle sits atop rocky outcrop overlooking the beach,
  • 20 miles south Alnwick Castle and Garden a popular spot for those with green fingers, and Harry Potter fans (the castle was Hogwarts and the site of the quiddich pitch in the 1st two films


Travel and Access information:

Trains:

  • Alnmouth for Alnwick station is approx 25 miles south - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh
  • Berwick upon Tweed approx 15 miles north - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh

Bus:

  • Buses run by Arriva and Travelsure the X15 and the X18 services run north and south along the coast from Berwick to Newcastle

Airport:

  • Newcastle International is approx 50 miles south,
  • Edinburgh Airport is approx 90 miles north
  • Both airports have daily internal flights from a number of UK locations, and international flights on a regular basis.
  • Car hire is available from both airports.

Cycling:

  • Sustrans Coast and Castles Route 1 passes through the area and nearby Holy Island is a popular stopping point.

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