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Breath-taking Views from a Gorgeous Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Glororum, Bamburgh, Northumberland, England - Quiet Location, Just A 2 Minute Drive Or 20 Minute Walk To Bamburgh Village

Step into Koru (www.glororum.com) - a traditional stone cottage with a comfortable, modern interior, occupying an enviable position with views to both the coast and rolling countryside - the best that Northumberland has to offer - and just a couple of minutes drive to Bamburgh Beach.

The downstairs hall leads into the two bedrooms, decorated in calm, coastal colours. Opposite the main bedroom is the luxurious, Travertine-tiled bathroom with large bath, shower, underfloor heating and heated towel rail. Next door is a well-equipped utility room with washer dryer and sink.

Take the stairs up to a spacious, light and airy open plan living area with coastal and castle views to the front and countryside to the back. Step outside onto the rear, glazed balcony to watch the sun set over the Cheviots and the starry skies appearing overhead. Or take a comfy seat by the gas log-fire to read a book or mull over a glass wine. Perhaps the best spot is chilling out at the breakfast bar looking towards the framed majesty of Bamburgh Castle.

Send your children out into the sheltered garden below to play while you watch the birds migrating to the Farne Islands and the ever-changing skies. If, alas, it rains, catch up with favourite shows on internet TV, put on a Bluray or listen to your music through the Bluetooth stereo. Or bake a cake! The kitchen comes equipped with most essentials including microwave, smoothie maker, cake tins, gas hob, hand held mixer, electric oven, fridge freezer and, most importantly, a dishwasher.

A 20 minute walk or quick drive will lead you into the picturesque village of Bamburgh to discover a medieval castle and fabulous restaurants and pubs. The spectacular Bamburgh beach is about a two minute drive from the cottage - or go a little further afield to Budle Bay, home to hundreds of sea birds, or Holy Island. From Seahouses (about 15 minute drive), you can catch a boat out to the Farne Islands to see seals, puffins, terns and if you are really lucky - Bottlenose dolphins.

Koru Cottage is one of four properties finished in 2013 called The Granary, which sits within a group of traditional stone farm buildings respectfully renovated into homes and holiday cottages. It is surrounded by fields of wheat, rape seed and sheep.

Please visit www.glororum.com for more information, details about special offers and a secure online booking system. Please check our website for shorter break options and variable changeover days.

More Details

Owner
Caroline Lienard
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A fantastic retreat from the stresses of daily life. Beautifully furnished with all home comforts and more. Great views and perfect proximity to Bamburgh, Seahouses and the Northumberland Coast."



"Your cottage is superb. My family and I are really pleased with the quality of everything."



"We are here and it is absolutely wonderful. Thank you for the basket of goodies. We will enjoy them later!"



"An outstanding cottage with breath-taking views. It has everything for a relaxing holiday."
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Bamburgh Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The separate bathroom has a shower over the bath, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, basin and WC. The 'hands-free' wall-mounted mirror can be illuminated by waving your hand to the right hand side.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Back bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 2 has either a super-king bed or twin beds
    Front bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The front bedroom as a king-size, sleigh bed with bedside cabinets, a spacious built-in wardrobe and wall-mounted, internet ready TV. The rear bedroom can be made into a super-king bed or two single beds. Bed rails and a travel cot are available on request. Linen, bathrobes and towels are provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Koru is an 'upside down house' with the living area and spacious balcony upstairs to enjoy the expansive views over the coast and Northumberland countryside. The quiet location means you can sit back and enjoy the changing skies in relaxed and comfortable surroundings. The seating areas inside are designed for comfort and to allow you to see as much of the landscape as possible. All guests are given a tailored welcome pack with a few goodies and some essentials! The underfloor heating in the bathroom ensures it is lovely and cozy - perfect for colder winter nights and early mornings. Start and finish dates are relatively flexible, so please check our website for availability, or get in touch for further information. Sorry, but we do not cater for pets. The small, sheltered garden with seating for four, is a sun trap in the afternoon. A perfect spot for a tasty barbecue after a day wandering along the coast or climbing the Cheviots. Two chairs are also provided for the front of the property to enjoy the morning sun. If visitors stay more than seven days, fresh linen and cleaning can be arranged.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

fantastic holiday cottage,cosy ,tastefully furnished , great location , amazing views ,very clean

  • 5 of 5

Great holiday cottage ,we have stopped in a lot over the years , this is as good as any , perfect location, a small hamlet of relatively new build holiday cottages within walking distance of Bamburg , built to a very high standard giving it character , some how modern and cosy at same time , tastefully furnished and spotlessly clean , everything you would want from a holiday cottage , with living space upstairs so you can take in the views, out front views to Bamburg castle ,sea behind and the farne islands beyond- stunning , a balcony on the rear side with views across fields to the cheviots in the distance the other side , the sunset from this balcony sunday night was breathtaking followed by a great star laiden sky,as no light pollution around.

We love this area and visit regularly , we have family in the area , but would come anyway , the best coastal area in northern England , the beaches are second to none , the walk from Budle Bay to Bamburg my personal favourite beautiful and relatively people free, this me and my 7 year old Jake did Saturday morning ,followed by playing football on the beach in front of the castle in the rain , followed by lunch at the lord crew , Bamburg has a good selection of pubs resteraunts and ,cafes ,weve tried all over the years most pretty good ,

sunday walked from Bamburg to seahouses kicking the football back and forth with my football mad, Huddersfield Town mad 7 year old Jake , where we met the mrs and brand new 11 week old son luke , a little flutter on the slots then back to Bamburg, lord crew again for sunday dinner - great chilled family day out.

Monday drive to beadnell,, another great beach for a walk , or paddling in summer and yes more football , then down to craster for a walk to Dunstanburg castle(again with the football ) and back to a great meal in the jolly fisherman at craster , looking out to sea , be prepared to wait for a seat , this pubs views and food are great , and therefor has always been busy everytime weve been , being on the coastal road on the way south , a great way to end a great weekend while inching closer to home

didn't want to leave

loved it , we all did ,a perfect place to escape from our busy stressful working lives

would recommend koru cottage to anyone - you wont be disappointed

cant wait to go back

Martin , Lindsey , Jake and newby- Luke Fanshaw - Huddersfield , West Yorkshire

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Martin, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. I'm glad you all enjoyed the wonderful Northumberland coast and got the chance to see one of the gorgeous sunsets and starry skies from the balcony. My husband is always trying to track down a constellation and spot an elusive shooting star. We've tried to make it a place to escape to and just chill and relax straight away......until you want to go exploring. You are most welcome anytime. Cheers, Caroline.
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5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage and owner made us feel very welcome. Thank you Caroline. Will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very good.

  • 5 of 5

Appt. was very comfortable and convenient location. Nearby restaurants were excellent.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

What a lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely bright property, very well equipped indeed. Sitting on a bug free balcony, having supper and watching hares playing in the field - magic. And a great place for the outings we wanted - Farnes, Holy Island, Dunstanburgh, Alnwick and Cragside - and of course Bamburgh castle.

Caroline was very helpful in advance, we would certainly return and recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi. Thank you very much for you kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed an alfresco dinner on the balcony and the hares made an appearance for you. They are quite entertaining. You were wonderful guests (sorry I apparently ran out of time to review you!).... an you are most welcome any time. All the best. Caroline.
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5

Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful property in a fantastic location, only a 20 minute walk into Bamburgh (no footpaths most of the way though so care needed). The "upside down" layout works perfectly and takes full advantage of the amazing views to Bamburgh Castle and the Farne Islands. The property is extremely well equipped, probably the best that we have ever stayed in and the Cottage was cosy and warm, with underfloor heating in the bathroom a special treat! We have no hesitation in recommending this Cottage and I wouldn't be surprised if we made a return visit.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments, I'm glad you had a good time and enjoyed the views. We aim to ensure the cottage has everything guests need to make their stay relaxing and fun. I'm also glad you liked the underfloor heating in the bathroom - somehow it does make a such a difference! Please do visit again.
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The perfect place for the Northumberland coast

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Koru and it was one of the nicest places we've ever stayed. A mile out of Bamburgh, the cottage is fitted to a very high specification - everything from the comfortable furniture, smart TVs, and the well equipped kitchen to the underfloor heating in the bathroom. Caroline, the owner, has thought of lots of small things that others don't provide to make the stay five stars. In Bamburgh itself, there are a number of very good places to eat, from restaurants to tea rooms and the sandy beaches are expansive and plentiful. Within easy reach of Holy Island, Anwick Castle and lots of other places to explore.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Mizen Head
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bamburgh Golf Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Berwick
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
A1
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Mizen Head and Potted Lobster
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bamburgh
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Bamburgh beach is about a two minute drive down the road.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking and Pricing Notes:

We also offer short breaks, special deals and variable changeover days to suit you on our website www.glororum.com.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are relatively flexible (except during the peak summer months when changeover days are either a Saturday or Sunday). Please contact us. Arrival is not before 4.00pm and please depart the property by 10am (unless by prior arrangement).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.