Cottage holiday in Alnwick - sleeps 3

Swansfield Stables Cottage, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1EJ.
Property Reference: UK11979

Bedrooms - 1

Sleeps - 3

Bathrooms - 1

Pets welcome - 2

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Swansfield Stables Cottage 1 bedroom, sleeps 3

This lovely former cart shed, nestled behind an historic stables, offers cosy accommodation with a wood burner and comfortable bedroom, for a relaxing retreat.

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
Step to entrance.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, kingsize sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements), TV and CD player/iPod dock.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Separate toilet. . First Floor:
Bedroom: With kingsize bed and single bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Biomass underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair. External utility room with 2 washing machines and tumble dryer (shared with owners).

Enclosed courtyard (shared with owners). Enclosed garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture, barbecue and fire pit (shared with owners). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are steps into the courtyard and garden (alternative level access available). There is a pond in the garden.

Extra Amenities

Swansfield Stables is situated on the outskirts of Alnwick and enjoys a tranquil setting on a smallholding. The original stables is thought to have been designed by the acclaimed 19th century Newcastle architect John Dobson. At the rear of Swansfield Stables there is a peaceful cobbled courtyard which gives access to a detached former cart shed, which has been beautifully transformed to create this self-catering holiday accommodation. The open plan living space covers the entire ground floor where a wood burner creates a cosy ambience. The family bedroom and shower room are on the first floor and immaculately presented throughout.



The welcoming owners of Swansfield Stables are conveniently on hand giving ample privacy to guests but happy to help ensure visitors enjoy their stay. There is shared use of a wood fired pizza oven available along with outdoor furniture; an idyllic spot to dine al fresco.

There is a wide array of amenities available within the heart of the historic market town of Alnwick, most within half a mile. Alnwick Garden is a popular tourist attraction where there is a spectacular Cascade Waterfall and restaurant within the largest tree house in Europe. Alnwick Castle is also well worth a visit.



The picturesque town of Rothbury, which sits at the foot of the Simonside Hills, is a short drive to the west. The National Trust property at Cragside is situated on the edge of Rothbury and is nestled within 1000 acres to explore.

Heading east of Alnwick is the stunning Heritage coastline which this area is renowned for. With miles of golden, sandy beaches to discover, Swansfield Stables makes an excellent base from which to explore the heather-clad hills to the west and the stunning seashore to the east. Beach 5½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Self-catering features

  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Pet Friendly
  • Coastal
  • Green Scheme
  • Northumbrian Cottages
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Last Minute Breaks

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