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Tracy

Member since: 2004
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Speaks English, Spanish

Budle Bay, Nr Bamburgh, Sea Views, Health Club Pool, Jetty Cottage Fun!

5 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Northumberland - Swan Bay

Sea Views, 3 bed, 2 bathrms with jacuzzi, sleeps 6, BBQ, WiFi, Games Room

Sumptuous Manhattan style 1st floor apt. Good views, hear the tranquil sounds of the river & see the sea so close that you feel like you are on a ship! Access to its own private Jetty Cottage, for barbecues, bird watching, includes table and chairs, picnic basket, 10 ft frm waters edge to really chill out! Games for children & adults. 30ft spacious living/ dining room with wonderful views, leather reclining sofa's, Amtico flooring, modern kitchen with breakfast bar. 2 double bedrooms with king sized beds, 1 twin bedroom, master bedroom with en suite large shower, WC. Main bathroom with jacuzzi bath & shower WC. 2 cycles NEW Games Room/ toy box

digital TV/DVD/CD/, Auto wm/tumble dryer, m/wave, cycle store, duvets linen & towels, parking, full central heating, lift and stairs. Lots of extras a slow cooker- make your Beef in Red wine then go for a long walk come back to a sumptuous dinner, juicer, coffee maker & steamer.

Membership to private pool health club, WiFi

So much to enjoy locally!: 100yrds away is Country House Hotel, historic Bamburgh and quaint pubs 1.5 miles away. Try the famous Bamburgh Banger, cream teas visit Bamburgh Castle & Grace Darling museum. Visit Holy Island across the causeway with the famous Lindisfarne Monastry & Mead! Edinburgh 40 mins by Train, London 3hrs on fast East Coast train line. Edinburgh Festival & Tattoo are easy day trips during August & September. Alnwick Castle, where they filmed Harry Potter and the new Alnwick Garden & its Treehouse is a top destination for children along with the famous Chillingham Herds. Seahouses and Beadnell are close by with lots of beautiful beaches & plenty to do, crazy golf and locally made ice cream. Try the Kippers from the local smokery at Seahouses / Craster & Lobster Thermador at the Seafield Restaurant. Unique fisherman's pub The Ship for a pint of local ale, hot soups & delicious crab sandwiches! Metro Centre in Newcastle for shops galore!

Activities and more!: Well besides the obvious enjoyment of the beautiful beaches, Nortumberland is packed with so many things to do.

Activities such as Golf, water sports- diving school at Seahouses, Boat trips to farne Islands, surfing and kite surfing (which can be seen from lounge window as well!!) wind surfing and sailing. Walking the coastal paths (some have pubs at end like Beadnell to Newton by the sea) is a joy any time of year, or up the Cheviot Hills the backdrop to the coast. Cycling is great along the quiet roads, a short cycle away it is one of the most beautiful beaches along the coast where you can be the only one there! It is packed with shells, take a picnic it is worth it! Bird watching from the lounge window becomes natural, you can not wait to wake up and see if tide is in or out! Budle Bay is a RSPB nature reserve so you see many wonderful birds and animals, a telescope & binoculars are provided. An information pack is in apartment full of ideas of things to do and see.

Choose this apartment with a Jetty Cottage!!: Have an apartment with that something extra special!! Swan Bay is one of only three properties to have a 'Jetty Cottage', its a place for picnics, barbecues, fun and relaxation. I have provided games for children to play outside ! You will have your own chairs and table (not just the communal ones) binoculars & tea and coffee making facilities. You can have a candle lit supper or just sit back and enjoy a glass of wine in peace. All our guests have commented that this made staying at our apartment that bit special!

JETTY COTTAGE GAMES ROOM Table football, Pool / Snooker etc just think you and your children will have another great facility for your holiday!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Tracy (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely part of the country, so much to do in this area we are going home for a rest!
Jul 2010
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Reviews

4.8
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Budle Bay, Nr Bamburgh, Sea Views, Health Club Pool, Jetty Cottage Fun!
average rating of 4.8 based on 18 reviews
5

Perfect holiday home :)

  • 5 of 5

I took my three children Nd small dog here and we had an amazing time.

Firstly the apartment is perfect. Kitchen is so well equipped, much more so than any other holiday home we have stayed in. There is even a small amount of coffee, tea and milk on arrival, and even cooking oil, which helps so much.

The views are breathtaking and we often found ourselves just staring out of the window watching the tide come in and go out again.

The area is lovely, but very quiet, so no shops within walking distance. We generally shopped at the Co-op in Seahouses, which is also a fantastic place to get your fish and chips!

Bamburgh is beautiful (just five mins down the road) and the beach there is stunning. We walked the dog there every morning and usually only saw one or two other people. I think our dog thought it was all his!

Some fab rock pools for kids on a low tide. We spent ages looking through them all.

So overall we had the best time and would definitely recommend the apartment, and the area :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

Idyllic Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a long weekend at Swan Bay and had the most pleasant time.

Located about 2 miles from Bamburgh itself, the Mill buildings are in excellent condition and perfect location for a good beach walk to Bamburgh taking in the most amazing views and sinking sand!

Apartment itself was kitted out with everything 6 girls needed for a long weekend - couldn't fault the facilties and added extras that were left for us (maybe a few more ice trays neeeded ;-))

The apartment was spotless, very clean and well maintained, all towels and bed linen provided for us.

Jetty house provided excellent location for a BBQ and late night chats with wine and friends. Star gazing and shooting stars was an added bonus!

Would recommed to all and will definately come back for a visit!

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
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Swan Bay, Waren Mill, Northumbria

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully appointed and elegant apartment tastefully decorated with every possible home comfort thought of. We had a fabulous long weekend here - the scenery is wonderful. A trip round the Farne Islands, Bamburgh Castle, and fish & chips at the harbour in nearby Seahouses, along with beach walks, great local food, and good cycling routes made this our perfect getaway. The view from the appartment and the Jetty Cottage added the finishing touches - not to mention the brilliant weather and the North Sea looking like the Med and warm enough for my (very hardy!) son to swim in! Thanks Tracy.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
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5

wonderful

  • 5 of 5

I just wanted to say that I had a wonderful stay in your superb apartment, thank you. It was so relaxing and the icing on the cake was the use of the jetty cottage!

I am really looking forward to staying again in the very near future.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
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Last minute booking

  • 4 of 5

My father's ill health meant I couldn't book in advance so was looking for a last minute booking. The owner responded promptly by email and telephone, agreeing to a 3 day booking-all handled very efficiently.

The views from the apartment are stunning and really relaxing for our rather stressed family.

The apartment itself is spacious and well furnished, though the dining furniture is starting to show its age.

There's plenty of good walking and the Farne islands were fantastic - our trip was timed perfectly for the puffins. Also visited Anwick gardens which were a bit of a disappointment; we were expecting more than there was - perhaps we have been mis-lead by all the publicity.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
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Location

Nearest Airport
72 Kilometres
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nearest Ferry
89 Kilometres
North Shields
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Berwick upon Tweed
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Budle Bay
Car: recommended

Games Room with pool, table football etc great fun!

Occupying an idyllic location on the banks of Budle Bay, the former buildings of historic Waren Mill (built by the Normans and believed to date back some 900 years) have been converted to provide a collection of unique, high quality, apartments. Magnificent uninterrupted views can be admired over the bay and out towards the sea and Lindisfarne Island (Holy Island). Standing in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Waren Mill forms an ideal base for both nature lovers and bird watchers,with Lindisfarne Nature Reserve nearby. Countless Castles and stately homes beg exploration and the village of Bamburgh with its stunning Castle and village green lined with 18th century cottages is close at hand. Alnwick and its spectacular gardens are close by, whilst Scotland is only a few miles north of the lovely historic Berwick upon Tweed.The River Tweed provides some of the best salmon fishing waters in the country. Coastal golf courses, beautiful beaches, boat trips to see seals and quaint pubs

Other Activities: boat trips to Farne Islands and Holy Island, Castle's and Alnwick Gardens

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bamburgh, Northumberland Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Summer
16 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
Sept
3 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
Oct
1 Oct 2016 - 14 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Oct
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Nov / Dec
29 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Fri,Sat,Sun
£475
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£849
for 3 nights
From
£283
£850
 
 
New Year- AVAILABLE
29 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£999
for 3 nights
From
£333
£995
 
 
Jan/ Feb Winter Warmers
5 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
 
Feb Hols
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Dog Charge £20
Available for short breaks out of high season ie July / August please ask 3/4 night breaks
2015 prices from £295 weekend, weekly from £395 to £995 please enquire for details

Payment by credit card 2.5% fee/ debit card no fee, booking form to be completed on reservation, 30% deposit, good housekeeping deposit of £100.

Two apartments available to rent together sleeping 12 please

PAYMENT & HOLIDAY SECURITY
Independent advice - Please see the following website for advice on payment security & holiday rental advice- Martin Lewis- money saving expert. Payment by credit cards for added security if our guests wish to pay this way and a booking form is to be completed upon reservation. Full details on booking form. Home&away advertiser for many years, e mail, tel me 4 more info

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Northumberland in North East England

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1027 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 1m shower
  • Relax and have a jacuzzi bath in main bathroom, en suite there is more space in shower as it has with extra large shower tray so you do feel cramped, you can also see the stream below whilst you are having your shower! Shaver socket in main bathroom by mirror. Hair dryer/ hair straighteners and spare essentials are left for your benefit in main bathroom as it is always a nuisance if you forget something simple like a nail file!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 doubles, 1 twin, 1 cot and high chair All bedrooms with wardrobes, drawers, mirrors, hair-dryer, straighteners and carpets.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • bay
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Not just any apartment, this is special as you will have exclusive use of a 'Jetty Cottage' another place to use 10ft away from waters edge, with your own tables and chairs, picnic, barbecue, and games for children to play outside. Relax and enjoy your own space, watch the wildlife or just sit back and enjoy peace. The apartment has 5* luxury, jacuzzi, large shower in en suite, extras in kitchen, all mod cons including freezer, steamer, slow cooker, juicer, coffee maker, hand blender. It has 5* furnishings including leather reclining sofas and real oil paintings from local artist. 2 adult bicycles and hats to use, with safety helmets and ruck sack with cool bag. WiFi access and heath club membership to pool/ gym/ beauty- ideal for a rainy day NEW Another JETTY COTTAGE GAMES ROOM now available Table football, Pool/Snooker etc just think you and your children will have another great facility for your holiday

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