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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.
1 of 34This inglenook fire place was rediscovered and restored in 2013.
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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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Listing #HL512737
About the Owner
Yvonne G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
Interaction with guests
We have a local contact in case of emergencies. Her number will be in your arrival documents and the guest book in the house.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely cottage plenty of space yet cosy , lovely and warm a well equipped kitchen . Cosy lounge . Within walking distance of restaurants pubs etc .

Thank Dreamer431345
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Percy Cottage About 5 minutes from the castle, near to centre of town, interesting shops and an amazing book shop.

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

We stayed at Percy cottage for a week and found it very handy for the town and surrounding area. The cottage is more of a house and has a well equipped kitchen. The double bed was comfortable and having the ensuite was great. We did...More

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We are open to corporate bookings but we do not accept bookings for stag or hen night parties.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $32 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short stay bookings are available Fri-Mon or Mon-Fri for some low season periods. Normally changeovers are FRIDAY to FRIDAY, however, some weeks such as half term breaks and low season can change SATURDAY to SATURDAY. Please ask if you need some flexibility. There is always a minimum of 3 nights. Yvonne Gurney, Owner.
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About the neighborhood
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!
Getting around
If you have a car you will find the area very easy to get around. If you don't have a car the good news is everything you need during your stay is within walking distance - groceries, pubs, castle, gardens, walks, playhouse, shops... The nearest train station is Alnmouth which is only 6 miles away and taxis are available to take you to and from. This is a mainline that runs from London along the coast up to Edinburgh which is only an hour and a bit away - close enough for a day trip.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle International: 34.8 mi
Railway: Alnmouth: 5.0 mi
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: 5.6 mi.
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