Beautiful Grade 2* Listed Georgian property located in the Alnwick Town Centre Conservation Area within 5 min walk of shops, restaurants and transport links. This distinctive house boasts many original period features and has great character; it is furnished comfortably for up to four guests. A perfect base for exploring the breathtaking and unspoilt Northumbrian coast; for visiting Alnwick and its attractions or for excellent walking in the stunning Cheviot Hills. Alnwick is also an excellent base from which to indulge in cycling holidays or for watersports. The closest beach is in Alnmouth, 5 miles along the road but we are lucky to have many incredibly beautiful beaches close by, perfect for walkers, bird watching or for adventure holidays. The house is ideal for a family of four or for a couple seeking a romantic rural retreat in this beautiful area.
No 16 is a Georgian property located right in the centre of Alnwick. Alnwick is a charming market town with a long history; famous for Alnwick Castle, ancestral home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and now well-known for its links with Harry Potter. The Alnwick Garden is within easy walking distance, a popular tourist attraction appealing to all ages. Barter Books is also close by, the UK’s largest Second Hand Book shop located within beautiful old railway buildings. A fantastic spot to while away an afternoon; browsing for books or enjoying lunch beside a roaring fire in one of the restored waiting rooms.
The house comprises two bedrooms, both with original fireplaces and period features, a family bathroom with a separate toilet, a comfortable sitting room with flat screen TV and feature fireplace, and a large kitchen diner with range cooker and American-style fridge freezer. To the rear of the house there is a small yard with outdoor dining furniture. The large entrance hall with the original stone-flagged floors is the ideal space to store bikes, wellies or buckets and spades.
Amenities: Gas central heating; dual fuel range cooker; microwave, slow cooker, American-style fridge freezer; washer drier; dishwasher, 40’ Flat Screen TV with Freeview channels, PS3 with games if required; DVD player; stereo/CD player; selection of books, DVDs, local maps, games and toys. The owners have small children and are happy to lend any additional toys or beach equipment that you might require. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available. Roadside parking with visitor permits.
The owners live close by, so are at hand to deal with any queries quickly. They would also be delighted to share with you their local knowledge and suggestions for beautiful spots for picnics, interesting local archaeological sites, scenic walks or the best pubs and restaurants to suit any family or couples' needs.
N.B. Fireplaces are features only. No open fire within the property. Due to the nature of the original mahogany staircase we regret that stair gates are not able to be used.