Hideaway Cottage

Craster, Coastal

  • 4 Star

You can book this property from:

  • £513 per week
  • £73 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 4 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Harbour views
  • Sea or coastal views


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Name and distance of the nearest railway station – Alnmouth train station, 5 miles
State whether an accessible taxi service is available – Yes
Do you offer a collection service? No


State whether parking is available on site or nearby – there is parking around 60 yards away and 4 spaces are available
Describe the type of surface from the car park to the main entrance - concrete/grass
Describe any lighting in the car parking area and en-route from the car park to the property entrance - Solar lights

Entrance to Property

How many steps, if any, to the entrance and is there a handrail? 3 steps plus handrail
Is access to the property level? No
What is the clear door opening width? 2’9”
Describe the floor surface - Tiled floor

Halls, stairs, landings, passageways

Describe how well lit the area is and what type of lighting is provided – the area is well lit, there are 2 lights at bottom and top of hallways
How wide are the passageways? 3m x 2m. The doorway not suitable for wheelchair access
Describe the floor surfaces - Tiles and doormat in the hallway, stairs are carpeted
Describe the staircase: There are 13 steps and there a turn at the bottom of the staircase and a single bannister handrail

Sitting Room / Lounge

Describe how the sitting room is accessed: There is level accessed into this room from the hallway
What is the clear door opening width, considering any obstacles? 2’6"
Describe the layout within the sitting room/lounge. Is it level or are there steps? Are there large spaces between furniture, what type of seating and tables are there e.g. high/low tables, couches, and easy chairs? The flooring is level and there is reasonable space between furniture. There is a large rug in the room
Is the furniture moveable? Yes
Describe how well lit the area is and what type of lighting is provided – There are wall lights and several lamps
Describe the floor surface - wood

Dining Room/Area

Describe where the dining room is situated and how you access it i.e. is there level access ramp(s) or step(s). If steps, how many? The dining room is at the back of the property and access is level
What is the clear door opening width, taking in account any obstacles? 2’6"
Is there space around the table for a wheelchair? Yes
State the clear height underneath the dining table. 2’6"
What type of seating is there? e.g. upright chairs with/without arms – 8 upright, leather chairs without arms
Describe how well lit the area is and what type of lighting is provided – The room is reasonably well lit with standard lamps and wall lights
Describe the floor surface - Wood flooring with 2 mats
Any further information: There is a TV situated in the dining room


Describe where the kitchen is situated and how you access it i.e. is there level access ramp(s) or step(s). If steps, how many? The kitchen is accessed from the lounge with double width doors
What is the clear door opening width, considering any obstacles? 5”
State the height of the oven, hob and microwave – 3”
Does the oven have a drop down or side-opening door? The oven has drop down door
How high is the work surface/food preparation area? 3”
Is there a freezer available – There is a small ice box in the fridge in the kitchen. There is a larger freezer in the cellar
State the height of wall cupboards containing crockery, glasses etc – items are spread between high and low cupboards
Describe the floor surface - Wood flooring

Bedrooms And Sleeping Areas

Do you have any ground floor bedrooms? No
What is the clear door opening width, taking in account any obstacles? 2’6”
Can furniture be moved around or removed? Yes
What bed combinations are there e.g. twin, double, zip-linked? 2 x twin, 1 x double
What is the height of the bed(s) to the top of the mattress? 2’3”
Describe wardrobe and storage space e.g. can rails be adjusted? Good wardrobe space but rails are not adjustable
Describe the floor surface – Carpets
Give details of any non-allergenic bedding that can be provided – cotton sheets and non-allergenic duvets are provided

Bathrooms, Shower-Rooms And Toilets

Is there level access from the bedroom to the en-suite or shared facilities i.e. no steps? Yes
What is the clear door opening width, taking in account any obstacles? 2’6"
Describe the shower - is it separate or over the bath? Level entry with no raised lip? There is a shower over the bath and a separate shower cubicle with a raised lip
What is the height of the WC from floor to seat? 18”
What is the height of the washbasin? 3”
How well lit is the room? The room is well lit with ceiling and mirror lights
Describe the floor surface - Laminate


Describe the garden area that guests have access to e.g. patio and lawn – the garden is laid to lawn and garden furniture is available

Are there any steps to reach the garden – There are 3 steps down to the garden
What is the width of footpaths? 3”
Describe the surface of the footpaths - Gravel & concrete

Important - Please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


A charming semi-detached old fisherman's cottage tucked away just off Craster's main harbour road.

The cottage has been carefully refurbished throughout and is now a cosy, peaceful retreat to escape to. Craster is steeped in local tradition.

Enjoy the treats of Robson's Craster Kippers, sample the local hospitality at the Jolly Fisherman Inn, watch the activity of the small harbour or follow the coastal path which leads along the shoreline towards Dunstanburgh Castle and on to Embleton's sandy beaches.

Just relax! This property welcomes one small/medium sized dog.


  • Approach via an un-made road
  • Steps down to the front entrance porch or via a winding, inclined path from the harbour
  • Two steps up into the entrance hall
  • Private allocated parking for 2-3 cars

Kitchen / Utility


  • Bright and welcoming fitted kitchen with view over neighbouring garden
  • Feature fireplace with electric fire
  • Stripped wood floor
  • Electric oven
  • Ceramic hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge with icebox
  • Freezer is situated in the cellar store room


  • Utility/Cloakroom with sink, WC and washer/dryer

Dining Room

  • Polished dining table and 4 chairs
  • Feature fireplace
  • Stripped old floorboards and a view over neighbouring garden


  • Double glass doors from kitchen open to the lounge
  • second access from main hallway.
  • Stripped wooden floorboards and ceiling beams
  • Comfortable sitting for all, with views towards Craster harbour and the sea beyond
  • Log burner
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Digital box
  • Wi-fi

Bedrooms and Bathroom

  • Double bedroom,
    • chest of drawers
    • exposed ceiling beams and
    • windows providing views of the harbour and the sea beyond
  • Twin bedroom,
    • with sloping ceilings
    • bedside table,
    • storage drawer and
    • windows giving garden views
  • Twin bedroom,
    • views over the gardens and towards the sea
  • Family bathroom has a bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC
  • There is also a separate shower room

Lower Ground Floor Storage Room

Accessed from outside this handy storage area houses

  • Central Heating boiler
  • Freezer
  • Space in cellar for bikes (available on request)


  • TV
  • DVD
  • Digital box
  • Selection of reading material
  • Wi-fi

Outdoor Facilities

  • Main photo of the cottage is taken from the rear of the property
  • Garden is set slightly away from the property, one of two gardens which have no dividing fencing or hedges, but are clearly marked
  • Paved barbecue area with built-in brick barbecue, wooden seating and views to the sea
  • Parking for 2 cars


  • One small/medium sized dog welcome at Hideaway Cottage @ £25 per week or part thereof. Please note, pets are not allowed upstairs or on the furniture at this property.

What's included

  • Bed linen and towels
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Oil central heating
  • Electricity
  • Initial supply of logs
  • Incoming and payphone only
  • Travel cot (no linen supplied)
  • High chair
  • Stairgate
  • Wi-fi


Special Notes and Conditions

Notes & Special Conditions

  • Please note that the main photo of the cottage is taken from the rear of the property.
  • No smoking at this property
  • Wi-fi


already booked again for Christmas 2020.

Mr Michael F,


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