Waterfront

Berwick , Northumberland

Sleeps: 6

Bedrooms: 3

Overview

Waterfront offers suburb Northumberland luxury self catering and is a contemporary property which forms part of a high quality conversion of a Grade 2 listed building within walking distance of Berwick town centre and right on the waterfront. Once a whaling house, then a small maltings serving Berwick’s very own brewery, before becoming a home for sail making, this building has taken on a new lease of life with this stunning conversion into 12 superior townhouses of which Waterfront is one.

The view overlooks the estuary of the River Tweed with further uninterrupted views towards Bamburgh Castle and Holy Island. Huge timber roof beams, deep window cills and cast iron columns characterise this property and the professionally designed interior decor by

On the ground Floor there is a Bedroom with versatile zip and link beds twin or superking ( 6ft 6") with double wardrobe and sea views. Bed will be made up as twin unless requested otherwise. Ensuite with bath and separate shower. Utility/cloak room with sink, washing/dryer

On the first Floor is a Bedroom with 6 ft bed, small wardrobe and ensuite shower room and a 2nd bedroom with 6ft bed and double wardrobe. Family shower room

The open plan living/dining/kitchen area is on the second floor and has a balcony overlooking the bay with stunning sea views. Superb fitted kitchen with integrated Siemens appliances and granite work tops and the living area benefits from large l-shaped sofa and additional swivel chair and bean bag, from which to watch the large flat screen tv or appreciate the views.

Chid friendly: Children are most welcome at this property but there are no special facilities for them. A cot and highchair and  are available on request

Tourist Attractions: Close by is Alnwick Castle, the seat of the Duke of Northumberland (the setting for Hogwarts) and the location of the now internationally famous Alnwick Gardens with the amazing new Tree HouseAlnwick Town is also well worth a days visit- voted the Best Place to live in Britain - best for beauty, for community, for affordability and quality of life” according to a nation wide survey carried out by Country Life Magazine 31st October 2002. Also visit Bamburgh Castle which was recently voted Britain’s second favourite view in a national TV poll, Bamburgh Castle is probably the finest castle in England.  Perched on a basalt outcrop on the very edge of the North Sea at Bamburgh, the castle overlooks miles of pristine beaches and sand dunes. The castle is open to the public and also hosts weddings and other events in its grounds. And a day at Holy Island or Lindisfarne is well worth it. Accessed via a causway, only when the tide is out, Holy Island is about 25 minutes drive north of Alnwick on the A1. One of the most ancient Christian sites in Europe and the source of the treasured iluminated manuscripts known Lindisfarne Gospels.  Lindisfarne is part of the Farn Islands which are home to many rare sea birds and a large colony of grey seals.

Eating and Drinking: There is a wide choice of pubs and restaurants in Berwick. Queenshead Hotel is a superb pub offering a good range of drinks available, excellent and elegant restaurant The flavour of their dishes will last long in your memory. Using fresh, locally sourced food, we are constantly updating our menus, typically every three weeks, to reflect what is in season. Foxtons Restaurant and Wine Bar, is without doubt the premier eating place in Berwick and boasts the best stocked wine bar in the area. All dishes, starters/soups/main courses and desserts are freshly homemade using choice locally produced fish, meat, cheeses and vegetables. The Cross Inn in Paxton, is on the outskirts of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, with an on-site restaurant serving meals made with fresh local produce.

Grocery Delivery: If you are visiting one of our wonderful holiday cottages your food will be delivered by Food Heaven just before you arrive and put away, so you can relax as soon as you step in through the door.

Sporting Activities: Alnmouth Golf Club this famous links course is open to visitors. It has 18 holes 6414 yards 5855 metres. S.S.S. 71 and is the fourth oldest Club in England. Highly regarded as one of the best courses in the North East of England. Sea fishing is carried out from the beach and the River Aln can be fished without permit (although River Authority license is required for certain fish) from the sea to the Duchess Bridge - about 1 mile. For some Horse Riding try Shipley Lane Equestrian Centre. Ride their quality school horses and ponies and ook a lesson or why not bring the whole family and enjoy a guided ride along the excellent bridleways? More experienced riders can have a day’s trail ride and take a picnic.

Foodstore: The is a Tesco in Berwick so why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage.

Facilities

Equipment

  • Oven/Hob
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Sky/Sat/Free View
  • Music System/CD/Radio
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Wi-Fi/Broadband
  • Hair Dryer
  • Childs Cot
  • Childs High Chair
  • Selection of DVD's
  • Selection of Books and Games

Outdoor Features

  • Shared Garden
  • Enclosed Patio
  • Garden Furniture
  • BBQ
  • Off Road Parking

Included In The Price

  • Bed Linen
  • Towels
  • Basic Kitchen Provisions
  • Welcome Food Hamper
  • Heat/Light

Extra Services

  • Readymade meals delivered
  • Grocery delivery
  • Babysitting Service

Prices

Week Low Season £620
3 Day Low Season £750
Week Mid Season £970
3 Day Mid Season £890
Week High Season £1725
3 Day High Season £1699

Location

Property Address

Waterfront
The Pier Maltings
The Pier
Barwick-Upon-Tween
Northumberland
TD15 1JB

Owners Contact Details

Fiona McKeith

Tel:01912 851272 or 07799 451545

Owners Website

 

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