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Holiday apartment within historic Waren Mill  | The Maltings, Near Bamburgh
Delightful open plan living space | The Maltings, Near Bamburgh
  • Cottage
  • Near Bamburgh
  • MKZ

The Maltings

5.3

out of 10

  • 5

  • 3

  • 2

  • 1

Wifi
Car parking on site
Coast within 1 mile

Modern apartment with stunning views over to Budle Bay and Holy Island. Unique jetty looking directly over the bay from which to dine alfresco!

Living/dining room with large modern kitchen area, 3 sea-facing windows. Two double bedrooms, each with TV; one with en-suite bathroom with shower over large bath and toilet, one with views of Holy Island. Single bedroom with TV. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Amtico flooring throughout. Exclusive use of Jetty Cottage No.6 for shoreline views, dining, bird-watching (has fridge, heating, full-size dining table, chairs, BBQ, picnic basket, secure cycle storage, lawn outside).

  • Elec, full NSH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Four TVs
  • DVD/CD
  • Stereo/CD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared grounds
  • Parking
  • Secure cycle store
  • Wheelchair access (ground floor)
  • No smoking
  • NB: Grounds lead to sea

In an enviable position on the Heritage coastline with stunning views over Budle Bay and Holy Island, this modern, well-equipped ground floor apartment within historic Waren Mill is an ideal base from which to explore the castles and beaches of the Northumberland coastline. Bamburgh (imposing castle, long sandy beach) and Seahouses (working harbour, shops, seasonal boat trips), a short drive. The Maltings has the bonus of two idyllic jetty cottages looking directly over the bay - ideal for dining, a retreat or to watch the many unusual birds that visit Budle Bay which can also be used as a secure storage for cycles/equipment. Many fabulous walks, cycle routes in the area. Alnwick Castle, gardens within 30-minute drive. Golf, riding, sea fishing, watersports nearby. Access to A1 to explore further afield - Berwick and Metro Centre an hour’s drive. Shops 1½ miles.

Features

Accessible – Hoists

Accessible – Level Access

Coastal within 1 mile

Dishwasher

Games Room

Ground floor facilities

Internet Connection

Parking - On Site

Washing Machine

Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 6 reviews

5.3

out of 10

Value for money

4.8

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort and Equipment

6.5

Location

8.2

Local amenities

8.2

Overall rating

5.3

Susan

  • County Durham

  • Family

6

out of 10

I really would have liked to have rated this as 10/10 as it is a beautiful apartment in a stunning location. HOWEVER, I would suggest that anyone booking please check before arrival that the brochure has been updated with the correct entry codes!!!! I am so surprised to see this issue has been going back years (when looking at the comments book and online reviews). I dread to think what would have happened if we had arrived out of hours. We were stuck outside for 2 hours, in the heat with no water and a dog that was overheating. The housekeepers number was turned off and the office number had me on hold for ages before being cut off numerous times due to the poor signal. I eventually got through to the owner who couldn’t have been more helpful but once I had the correct code we still couldn’t get in as the key didn’t work. Luckily the maintenance person came out and gave us his. Other issues that seem to be ongoing are the humming pipes every time you use hot water and the jetty cottage doesn’t seem to get a once over clean at changeover as the windowsill was covered in flies and the previous occupiers rubbish was still in there. It’s such a shame these simple issues are occurring numerous times as it really would have been a perfect stay otherwise 

27 Jul 2022

caroline

  • cheshire

  • Couple

1

out of 10

While the apartment is in a lovely location, getting into the apartment was very complicated with key boxes and an unnecessary number of keys that were not clearly marked. The key boxes were difficult to open. We were glad we didn't arrive in the dark or rain. Once in the apartment, it was well laid out and looked attractive. The sofas and beds were extremely uncomfortable and so not at all restful. There were no instructions on how to use the heating, oven, washing machine, etc, but clear instructions for the fridge. We were looking forward to using the shed overlooking the water, but found it full of dead flies so without lugging a hoover down was not really suitable for use. We were very disappointed with the accommodation . This apartment is certainly not suitable for someone who is disabled, getting into the apartment would be difficult and the shower is up a high step which would make it difficult for someone with limited mobility to use.

25 May 2022

Jon

  • Bath

  • Couple

3

out of 10

Glorious location spoiled by some very simple problems. We spent the first 20 minutes, after a 6 hour drive, trying to get into the property having problems on both the outside and inside doors. This is not a new problem as can be seen in previous reviews, although we foolishly assumed it would have been fixed! The living room/kitchen windows were dirty spoiling the 'stunning' views over Budle Bay and Holy Island, which is a key feature of the property. The windows are on the ground floor so we ended cleaned them ourselves.

11 May 2022

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