Hollyhocks is a comfortable, homely Edwardian end terrace two bedroomed cottage situated in the historic and picturesque market town of Alnwick.
The house is convenient for visiting Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Garden, local restaurants, theatre, shops and for public transport. A leisurely 5 minute walk leads to Barter Books, 10 minutes takes you to the centre of Alnwick or 15 minutes to the Leisure Centre. The house is an excellent base from which to explore the beautiful beaches, castles and islands (including Lindisfarne and Farne Islands) of the Northumberland Coast along with bird watching in Druridge Bay and inland to the magnificent Northumberland National Park and Kielder Forest.
The house is centrally heated with hot water on demand. The fully equipped kitchen includes a fridge, a separate freezer, microwave, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, electric iron and a radio. A kitchen extension leads onto a sunny, private sandstone paved patio area with a table and four chairs. A secure side gate leads from the patio onto the street. As the patio is secure it is ideal for storing bicycles.
The large living/dining room has two comfortable two-seater sofas, a television with freeview channels, a DVD player and an i-pod dock. There is a dining table with four chairs and a wood-effect electric fire.
A selection of books, games, DVDs and information leaflets is available.
The spacious double bedroom is furnished with a solid pine double bed and matching bedroom furniture - bedside cabinets, wardrobe and chest of drawers, full length mirror and chairs.
The twin-bedded room has two solid pine single beds and again matching bedroom furniture - bedside cabinet and wardrobe.
The ground floor bathroom has a white suite consisting of a full size bath with a shower over, washbasin and toilet. Bedding, towels (not leisure towels), electricity and heating are included in the price.
Children are very welcome. Pets (1 dog) by arrangement.
No smoking. On street free parking is available adjacent to house.
New guests are welcome to arrive after 3.30 pm. Departure is by 10 am.
Short breaks minimum of 3 nights – subject to availability from November to Easter but excluding Christmas, New Year and school holidays – prices upon application.