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Views over craster harhour from this lovely cottage
The ideal location
A lovely bright and cosy lounge
A bright breakfasting kitchen
Double bedroom
More great views
A lovely twin room
While away the time watching the waves
Family bathroom
Craster Harbour
Local coastline
A lovely spot outside to enjoy a cuppa
1 / 12  Views over craster harhour from this lovely cottage
2 / 12  The ideal location
3 / 12  A lovely bright and cosy lounge
4 / 12  A bright breakfasting kitchen
5 / 12  Double bedroom
6 / 12  More great views
7 / 12  A lovely twin room
8 / 12  While away the time watching the waves
9 / 12  Family bathroom
10 / 12  Craster Harbour
11 / 12  Local coastline
12 / 12  A lovely spot outside to enjoy a cuppa

Harbour View Cottage

Craster, Northumberland
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautiful, stone-built cottage overlooking the harbour in the stunning former fishing village of Craster
  • Breath taking panoramic views of the harbour
  • Lively local pub offering cottage guests excellent discounts
  • Located close to the picturesque Dunstanburgh Castle
  • Cosy lounge and kitchen with a log effect electric fire
  • Dog-friendly property, perfect for extended family breaks
Property code: CN096

This gorgeous cottage sitting on the harbour front offers stunning panoramic sea views for guests who are looking for a perfect British getaway with amazing local attractions.

This wonderful, stone-built, harbour-front cottage is located in one of the UK's most picturesque villages, with great sea views. It is a perfect spot for family and friends looking to enjoy wonderful scenery and a peaceful break. The cottage is within walking distance of Dunstanburgh Castle and close to the famous 'Craster Kipper' producer in the village. The village of Craster has a couple of great restaurants, a renowned pub and a coffee shop, some of which are dog-friendly. With Alnwick Castle, The Alnwick Garden, Bamburgh Castle and Warkworth Castle all within easy reach, you’ll have no trouble finding plenty of things to keep you busy during your stay.

The cottage is an excellent base for a family of four or friends looking to explore this magnificent coastline. The ground floor includes a fully equipped kitchen/diner, with a dining table seating four, an oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave all the fittings needed for a perfect self-catered break. The lounge offers ample comfortable seating, TV/DVD and a soothing wood burner effect electric fire for delightful nights in after days spent enjoying the dazzling sea views. A ground floor utility room includes a washing machine, while there's also a WC. Beautiful open tread wooden stairs lead to the upper floor where there are two wonderful bedrooms: a master double with views overlooking the harbour and a twin, as well as a convenient bathroom with shower over the bath and WC.

To the front of the property is a lovely garden with outdoor furniture allowing guests to enjoy the amazing scenery at their leisure. To the rear, another shared lawn garden with a patio area for al fresco dining with spectacular sea views. There is an allocated off-road parking space for one car to the rear of the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms -1 double, 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 with shower over the bath, and WC, 1 WC
  • Dishwasher, fridge/freezer, oven and hob, microwave, washing machine
  • Wood burner effect electric fire
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Up to 2 friendly dogs welcome
  • Restaurants, pub and coffee shop within walking distance
  • Washing machine available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • YV/DVD, CD/radio and books in the lounge
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen included

Nicola Skelton

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 25th July 2020

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Absolutely lovely location, breathtaking views of the sea, accessible to local amenities and areas of interest. The cottage has everything you need for a lovely self catering stay and if wanting to eat out the local restaurant is amazing.

Reviewed by Stanley 18th July 2020

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The cottage was clean, comfortable and well appointed with its own parking.

Reviewed by Susan 11th July 2020

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Lovely location for walking the coastline Great view over harbour. Nice to have outdoor space to eat at the back and sit in the private garden at the front. Really clean.

Reviewed by Martin 4th July 2020

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Reviewed by Judy 7th March 2020

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Nice cottage. Quite basic but very clean and well equipped. View from front windows outstanding.

Reviewed by Annie 29th February 2020

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Lovely comfortable cottage in a fabulous location with parking and good utility area for clearing up after sandy and wet walks. Sunrises from the bedroom and living room are stunning. The situation of this cottage is great, walking distance to a great pub, cafe and restaurant, not to mention the smoke house! Buses short walking distance.

Reviewed by Margaret 24th February 2020

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It was a clean, comfortable cottage which had the added bonus of a utility room to dry off on the not so dry days. The Jolly Fisherman pub at the top of the hill was lovely, allowed our furry friends and the food was excellent. There is also a dog friendly cafe in the village too. All in all a lovely relaxing week.

Reviewed by Chloe 19th February 2020

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Yes, the cottage was a bit dated, but it was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. The fact that it wasnt pristine took away the stress of having 2 children and 2 dogs with us. The location was fantastic, perfect for walking or just watching the sea. We had a lovely few days. In the midst of Februarys storms it was great to hunker down on Read morethe sofa with a glass of wine and a dvd and watch the weather crash around us. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 8th February 2020

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Pros: Location great, cottage very clean, nice and warm, great views from the front bedroom. Cons: Kitchen cupboards very shabby and not enough small plates/large mugs. Insulation between the two adjoining cottages is terrible and I could hear my neighbour's barking dog at 3AM very clearly. Wi-fi is also awful. Fibre broadband is available in the vRead moreillage, yet download speeds were a pathetic 1.6 mbps. Not good enough to reliably stream any content. Good luck with that if you have kids. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 25th January 2020

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This is a 3 star cottage - well located, functional, clean and warm but no frills and lacking some ambience. Extremely quick response to a small issue. Would certainly consider again.

Reviewed by Don 15th January 2020

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We arrived on a cold January afternoon and the only heating on the ground floor was an electric stove with wood burner affect. The bulb lasted two hours so we did not even have the glow to comfort us. We had a phone contact number for problems but could not get a phone signal.

Reviewed by Chris 13th December 2019

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Reviewed by Eileen 11th November 2019

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This cottage is in a wonderful position but it is very basic and the pictures do not reflect what it looks like. The camera has taken highly lightened shots which gives an impression of bright smart interior which it is not. A great deal of tlc is needed to make it value for money. We will rent elsewhere next time.

Reviewed by Sally 26th October 2019

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Cosy cottage with great sea and harbour views and great location for local walks and Northumberland coastline.

Reviewed by Anthony 12th October 2019

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Reviewed by Karen 5th October 2019

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Beautiful location. Morning coffee on the harbour wall. Perfect.

Reviewed by John 14th September 2019

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Excellent location, lovely cottage, the only complaint I could argue with that it was a little TLC is needed,ie cupboards the Formica had peeled off, the blinds in the bedroom,at the bottom the beading had come off. Otherwise everything was fine. Thanks John Middleton.

Reviewed by Tobias 27th July 2019

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Reviewed by Angela 8th June 2019

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A lovely cosy cottage overlooking the harbour. We found the heated towel rail in the downstairs toilet a godsend as the weather wasn't very kind. Having a utility room on entering the backdoor was very convenient when dealing with a soggy dog! It suited us perfectly (2 adults and a spaniel). It's on the coastal footpath and it doesn't take long to Read moredrive to some wonderful, dog-friendly beaches. Hide

Reviewed by David 4th May 2019

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just an amazing location

Reviewed by Gillian 6th April 2019

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Sharpen the knives

Reviewed by Penny 15th March 2019

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Rather small for Rl4 people and 2 dogs

Reviewed by Anne 8th March 2019

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Cottage very basic but clean and tidy. Felt that location description would have benefited from information regarding it being on the main thoroughfare/walking route to Dunstanburgh Castle and how busy this route can be. Also it would have been nice to be forewarned of work required in connecting cottage as our outings would have been organised so Read morewe didn't have to put up with noise. Hide

Reviewed by Mary 1st March 2019

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Situation excellent, had a very relaxing weekend and cottage had everything we wanted. Lovely to hear the sound of the sea from the open windows.

Reviewed by Kenneth 12th January 2019

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Reviewed by Naomi 8th December 2018

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Lovely quaint house, perfect location, quiet and clean with good facilities to suit family of 4.

Reviewed by Gill 1st December 2018

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This cottage is in an amazing location. We enjoyed listening to the sound of the sea overnight and watching the sun rise from our bed. The village of Craster was well located for what we wanted to see and do and the Jolly Fisherman pub is to be recommended (The seafood restaurant was closed as it was out of season) We would definitely choose to retRead moreurn to this property. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 24th November 2018

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Fantastic location and cottage was stocked with all necessary appliances. Beds not the most comfortable but cottage was always cosy and warm.

Reviewed by Evelyn 13th October 2018

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We found Harbour cottage clean and good position but very dark and not suitable for four people

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Popular Seahouses, known to many as ‘the village by the sea', is the ideal location for a seaside holiday or short break in Northumberland. This picturesque coastal village is an excellent base from which to explore the whole of the Northumberland Coast and countryside.

Famed for its picturesque harbour and panoramic views of the spectacular Farne Islands, the bustling fishing village of Seahouses features everything you would expect from a seaside holiday and more. All the beaches in the area are dog-friendly, while there is also a huge range of spectacular wildlife and sea life waiting to be sighted. For the adventurous, there are breath-taking coastal paths to trek or scuba diving to enjoy and for those interested in local history, there is a broad spectrum of historical landmarks to discover nearby including the magnificent castles of Bamburgh and Alnwick.

There are boats trips taking visitors to see the spectacular wildlife habitats on the Farne Islands all year round. But if you’d rather stay on land there is Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, one of the most scenic golf courses in Britain, or guided walking tours of the beautiful coast to indulge in. Helping to maintain the character of the village, the variety of independent shops provides a unique shopping experience as well as a great opportunity to get your hands on some delicious local produce.

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