Larch Cottage

Craster & Embleton Area, Coastal

You can book this property from:

  • £456 per week
  • £65 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed


  • 1 WC
  • Towels not provided
  • Bath
  • Shower

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • 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.


Larch Cottage is a delightful cottage, dating from the 18th century, benefiting from recent upgrading, offers compact and well designed accommodation of a high standard. Situated in Dunstan, it is just 0.5 mile from the little fishing village of Craster, renowned for its oak smoked kippers. Craster is situated midway along the 20 mile stretch of Heritage Coastline. A pleasant cliff top walk of 1 mile will bring you to the striking ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, perched on a rocky outcrop with the fine sweeping sands of Embleton Bay beyond. Shop: 0.5 mile Pub: 0.5 mile.

Ground floor:

Open plan lounge/dining area with leather sofas, TV, DVD, dining table and chairs.
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox.

First floor:
Bedroom 1 with double bed, pitched and beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 2 with single bed
Bathroom with over bath electric shower, washbasin, WC and shaver point.

Garden: Enclosed patio area with garden furniture.
Parking: Off road parking.
Heating: Night storage heating.
Also provided: Duvets with linen - no towels.
Pets: One small dog welcome at an additional charge.
Notes: This is a non-smoking property.

Larch Cottage is near The Cottage Inn, serving excellent food. Alnwick with its magnificent castle and gardens is 6 miles. The town offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs and a twice weekly market on a Thursday and Saturday. Both Alnwick and Craster have informative Tourist Information Centres.


Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide
Property Name: Larch Cottage 
Description: Cottage (2 Storey, End Terrace)
Accommodating up to: 3 Guests

The nearest bus stop is: Dunstan Village, 50mtr
The nearest train station is: Alnmouth, 8km
The nearest food shop is: Moodys Store (Embleton) 1.2km
The nearest pub/restaurant is: The Cottage Inn, 40mtr
The nearest petrol is: Grieves Garage (Embleton) 1.2km

Arrival and Car Parking
Free Parking Available: On road (2mtr) or Off road (25mtr)
Parking surface is: On road (tarmac) or Off road (gravel)
Car size: Any
Good space to unload once parked? Yes
Number of spaces available 1
Gate width to property entrance 67cm (clear opening)
Number of steps to property 1

Main Entrance
There is one entrance to the property opening Width 77cm / Height 198cm Keyhole height 95cm
Number of steps to entrance none

Living/Kitchen/Dining area
The flooring is: Karndene (Hard Surface)
The Door width is: 73cm (clear opening)
Is furniture moveable? Yes
The worktop height is: 90cm
The oven is set: Low
The fridge height is: Low
Crockery is stored: High

Bedrooms, Landings, Stairs
Both bedrooms are located on the first floor
Number of steps to first floor: 13
The flooring is: Carpet
The door widths are: 72cm (clear opening)
Bedroom furniture position is: Fixed

Bathroom is located on the first floor
The door width is: 65cm (clear opening)
The shower is located: Over bath
Is there a standard bath? Yes
Does the bath have a grab rail or handle? No
The flooring is: Tiled
Is there a ground floor W.C., bath or shower? No

Outdoor Facilities
The outside area is level-paved with one step
There is outside lighting
There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces
There are no ponds, water features or steep areas

There is no land-line telephone
Mobile reception can be poor (depending on network)
Electrical sockets are generally set low (above worktops in kitchen)
There are no speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests