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Croft Cottage
NE66 3HA

Croft Cottage, Embleton, Northumberland

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Sykes Cottages
Telephone Sykes Cottages booking line   01244 352 197

Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £826.00

A delightful, 18th Century detached stone barn conversion full of character and providing stylish, spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to four people.

This is a stunning detached stone barn conversion that has been beautifully restored to a very high standard by the owners. The open plan interior has a light and airy feel with the original roof trusses and a natural limestone floor retained as original features. The sleek modern kitchen has granite worktops and an impressive ‘Lacanche’ French range cooker.

A Scandinavian wood-burning stove separates the dining space from the sitting area and provides a cosy feel to the room. There is a luxurious bathroom and two bedrooms. An added bonus is the utility room.

Outside there is a large lawn with outdoor games, a patio with garden furniture and a barbecue. This is an opportunity to experience a unique holiday home that is a fabulous base to explore the stunning countryside that Northumbria has to offer.


Beautiful countryside cottage
We had a lovely week at Croft Cottage and we were fortunate with the weather too. The cottage itself is beautiful; beautifully designed and very comfortable with all the facilities and bits n bobs that you need (a bit of salt and some cooking oil would?ve been useful though). It was so nice to have a good spec TV/DVD and proper Sky TV. We knew, given the location of the cottage, that we would spend most evenings in and having a decent entertainment system made our evenings really enjoyable. Most holiday cottages have very tiny TV's - a bit off putting for those of us who love a film in an evening. It would have been useful to know if we could have recorded on the Sky+ box - it was clogged up with stuff and we didn?t know if this was other guests using it or not. Staying with the tech theme. The WiFi connection is solid in the main living area but weakens in the bedroom. The cottage was really spacious with a second WC, a utility and a second bedroom so could comfortably accommodate more than just a couple. The garden is large and bathed in sun for most of the day, so ideal for relaxing with a book and a cuppa. It is a good 10 minute drive to Embleton so a stroll out to a shop, pub or the beach isn?t possible but if you're happy with that it is only a few minutes off the A1 and in a peaceful, countryside location. Do not miss the Thursday night fish n chip van in Embleton!! All in all we had a great stay and would love to go back one day.

Really great accommodation
We have really enjoyed our stay at Croft Cottage. Beautifully renovated barn conversion, spacious accommodation, scrupulously clean,delightful decor, comfortable beds, well-equipped kitchen, nicely done bathroom, useful utility room, efficient heating system. Sadly the weather during our stay meant we couldn't enjoy the grounds, but we could imagine sitting out in the private and peaceful grounds with a glass of chilled white, even if we couldn't do it!

A beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the country.
Croft cottage is a superb place to spend a weeks holiday. It has everything you need and is very cosy, especially when you have the log burner on. The cottage is a 10 minute drive to the A1, which takes you to some beautiful sites like Bamburgh castle and Holy Island. My wife and I had a wonderful holiday and would think of returning again in the future.
Christine M

A nicely decorated and spacious barn conversion in a peaceful location, well situated for walks and days out.
Mrs Tanner

Beautiful cottage in a wonderfully peaceful location. High quality furnishing and decor. Friendly and helpful owner. Would highly recommend!
Mrs Foley



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Twin Beds


Oil central heating with woodburning stove
Gas range cooker with 6 hobs, large gas oven and warming compartment, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD, radio/CD, iPod dock
Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
Superfast Sky WiFi with download speeds up to 63MB
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Highchair and fireguard available on request
Off road parking for 2 cars
Large lawned garden with patio areas, garden furniture, outdoor games, swing and playframe
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop and pub less than 2 miles
Note: Supermarket delivery, dinner parties and babysitting services available by arrangement
Note: There is a small unfenced pond at the far corner of the meadow
Note: Property is accessed via a private lane
Note - Please note: a short break may be bookable in available free days on the website
Please contact us in the office and we will approach the owner to confirm this

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Alnwick Garden - 1.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Preston Tower - 2.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dunstanburgh Castle - 3.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Howick Hall Gardens - 3.8 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Howick, St Michael's Church - 3.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hulne Priory - 4.3 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse - 4.9 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Alnwick, St Michael's Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick - 5.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Alnwick Castle - 5.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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