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Percy Cottage - Your Alnwick home away from home

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This inglenook fire place was rediscovered and restored in 2013.
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
44 reviews
This inglenook fire place was rediscovered and restored in 2013.
The Snug 'Quiet Lounge' great for reading and talking. Magazines, games, and a wide variety of books
Master Bedroom
Bright kitchen with fully integrated appliances.
Ground floor and outdoor space plan. Patio is exclusive to this property.
First floor plan
Georgian features
Family/TV Room just off the kitchen. Keep an eye on the kids and the kettle!
Family bathroom with power shower
Ensuite with large power shower
The butterfly bedroom gets the morning sun
The blue bedroom gets the sunset
Best town to live in Britain 2013
Private patio with BBQ and seating for six.
This whole area is exclusive to Percy Cottage
Fresh herbs for your use
Two gated areas to keep dogs safe!
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
Don't take it from me, here's what our guests say
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Dear Holiday Maker

Welcome to 2 Percy Cottages, our Northumberland home that we bought from the Duke of Northumberland in 2013. If you want a fantastic 3 bedroom, Georgian, self-catering holiday let and perfect home away from home for couples, families and dog lovers this is it.

It's only a one minute walk from Alnwick Castle & Gardens, Alnwick town centre and Hulne Park's 3,000 acres of woodland. The fabulous beaches of Bamburgh and Low Newton, boat trips to the Farne Islands, Lindisfarne and the totally unique Chillingham Castle are only short drives away.

As you'll see from our reviews, this is not just a business for us, it's our second home so we've included home comforts not often found in a self-catering holiday let. These include super comfy furniture (go ahead and tuck your feet under), Wifi, a separate...
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About the Owner, Yvonne G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 44 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL512737
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buddhistd...
Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in March 2017

We have 2 small dogs, so have always booked dog friendly cottages on our regular trips to Northumberland. This was the most dog friendly cottage we have ever booked - they had everything, even poo bags! Yet the property was spotless & would have been no problem for anyone who does not have dogs. A real bonus was that the...

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Management response:

Hi - thank you for the lovely review - we are indeed dog owners and lovers so know what is important in that respect. For anyone reading this review I'd ask that they look at previous reviews during peak season as I've never had a single guest experience parking issues - and quite a few come with 2 cars. I'm...

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Lesley An...
Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in December 2016

We rented this property with our two teenage kids over Christmas. it was perfect in every way, from the little details like Christmas decorations, welcome basket etc. the location was perfect so easy to stroll into the lovely town of Alnwick and then such a comfortable home from home place to stay.

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Management response:

Thank you Lesley, I'm so glad you all enjoyed your Christmas in the UK - especially as if I remember rightly it was the first for the kids here. You are welcome back anytime. All the best. Yvonne

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ab42stu
Peterhead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Used the house as a base for my daughters wedding couldnt have been better, the owner offered every assistance we had a great time thanks so much.

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I'm so glad everything went well and you have a lovely day after so much planning. Take care and please come back soon. Warm regards. Yvonne

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We are open to corporate bookings but we do not accept bookings for stag or hen night parties.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 7 nights -- --
£500
18 Feb 2017 -
31 Mar 2017
Late Winter Getaway 2017
3 nights
£110
£110
£410
1 Apr 2017 -
14 Apr 2017
Easter School Holidays 2017
7 nights -- --
£650
15 Apr 2017 -
21 Apr 2017
Castle Open! Easter 2017
7 nights -- --
£775
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short stay bookings are available Fri-Mon or Mon-Fri for some low season periods. Please contact me if you are interested in staying a minimum of 3 nights. Yvonne Gurney, Owner.
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About the neighbourhood
Alnwick is a beautiful, historic town and was recently named the best town to live in Britain (2013). Alnwick has become one of the country's top tourist destinations with its spectacular gardens, one of the largest treehouses in Europe and Alnwick Castle which was featured in the Harry Potter films. Alnwick is roughly half way between Berwick and Newcastle, making a great base from which to explore the coastline and imposing castles of Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh and the Lindisfarne Priory on Holy Island. Just a short drive away is Seahouses where visitors can take boats to the Farne Islands a favourite site for bird watchers. My favourite new recommendation is Chillingham Castle - privately owned, totally unique & haunted!
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle International: 56.0 km
Railway: Alnmouth: 8.0 km
Alnwick is located just off the A1 - a major road that cuts through England from North to South. Full address and directions will be forwarded once you've booked. There is plenty of free on street parking across the road from the cottage. Many visitors come with two cars and have never had parking issues even in peak season.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 9.0 km.
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