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ARTIST'S COTTAGE sits in a superb location in the fishing village of Craster

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2 bedrooms, Internet, bed sheets
TV, DVD player, books
TV, DVD player, books
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob

Overview of ARTIST'S COTTAGE sits in a superb location in the fishing village of Craster

Entire home

ARTIST'S COTTAGE sits in a superb location in the fishing village of Craster


4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space
  • Breakfast available
Alnwick, ENG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHowick Hall6 min drive
  • Popular LocationEmbleton Bay7 min drive
  • Popular LocationDunstanburgh Castle7 min drive
  • AirportNewcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.)50 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 double bed
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2
    No shower or bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

ARTIST'S COTTAGE sits in a superb location in the fishing village of Craster

Family-friendly cottage in Alnwick
Bursting with character, charming Artist’s Cottage sits in a superb location in the centre of the idyllic fishing village of Craster home of the famous Craster kippers and just a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque harbour, a good pub, restaurant and café, and a well equipped children's playground.

Delightfully quirky
The former home of renowned local artist Pete Green, today the cottage is still in the family who have retained her fabulous artworks in the cottage to be enjoyed by many. The cottage is furnished in a delightfully quirky style with a fantastic selection of original artworks painted by the former owner alongside objects d’art collected over the years by the family.

Packed with characterful features, artisan touches and vintage finds, the design flair of the owner is evident throughout the property. The sitting room is a cosy spot to roast chestnuts in front of the large inglenook fireplace along with a good book and a rocking chair, while the dining room is a wonderfully warm space where you can while-away an afternoon exploring your creative side with a little painting if you're feeling inspired! The kitchen is well stocked with all the special little touches for holiday living, while the two upstairs bedrooms are warm and comfortable with wonderful antique pieces and finishing details.

Sitting room with wood burning stove with logs provided, flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD player, books and games.

Dining room / study with dining table (seats 4), wood burning stove, desk.

Kitchen with underfloor heating, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge / freezer, dishwasher. Large pantry with ample storage.

Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and basin.

Cloakroom with WC.

Secure, heated boot room accessed from the back hall and from outside which is ideal for the storage of outdoor kit such as bicycles, golf clubs and walking and beach gear and is a great place for doggy guests.

Bedroom one with 5’ bed, chest of drawers and large cupboard / wardrobe.

Bedroom two with two 3’ beds which can be pushed together to make a comfortable super king on request. Chest of drawers, hanging space provided by door hook and hangers.

Family bathroom with bath with shower over and additional handheld shower, basin and WC.

There is a lovely small enclosed cottage garden to the front of the property which includes a paved sitting area. This faces south and gets the sun for most of the day. The herbaceous planting is a haven for bees, butterflies and birds but if you like lawns and straight lines it may not be for you!

There is parking for one car on the gravelled area (not on the flagstones) in front of the cottage. There is limited on-street parking nearby.

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

One well-behaved dog is welcome at Artist's Cottage with a charge of £10 per dog. Two small dogs may be considered on request. Dogs must be kept to the ground floor.

The beds are made up with high quality bed linen, feather and duck down duvets and pillows. A hairdryer is supplied in the master bedroom. Bath sheets and hand towels are provided for all guests. Guest hand soaps are provided.

There is Wi-Fi at the cottage. There is limited or no mobile coverage on most networks in this area. A landline is provided for emergency calls.

The cottage has electric central heating throughout with underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom and additional heating is provided by log burners in the sitting room and dining room. Logs are provided.

Artist's Cottage sits within a terrace of cottages in the village centre.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers DVD players and a hairdryer. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Crabtree and Crabtree
Speaks English

Property amenities


  • Internet access

Parking and transport

  • Limited on-site parking (max. 1 space)

Family friendly

  • High chair


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Breakfast available for a fee


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Dining room
  • Wood stove


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Phone

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby


  • Sleeps 4

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Artist's Sits Superb Location Fishing Village
Artist's Cottage Sits Superb Location Fishing Village Craster
Artist's Cottage Sits Superb Location Fishing Village
Artist's Sits Superb Location Fishing Village Craster
Artist's Cottage Sits Superb Location Fishing Village Craster
Artist's Cottage Sits Superb Location Fishing Village
Artist's Sits Superb Location Fishing Village Craster
Artist's Cottage Sits Superb Location Fishing Village Craster
Artist's Cottage Sits Superb Location Fishing Village
Artist's Sits Superb Location Fishing Village Craster

About this area


Located in Alnwick, this cottage is by the sea. Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club and Willowburn Sports and Leisure Centre are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Alnwick Garden and Northumberland Coast. Discover the area's water adventures with surfing/boogie boarding and fishing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with cycling and hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Howick Hall - 6 min drive
  • Embleton Tower - 6 min drive
  • Embleton Bay - 7 min drive
  • Dunstanburgh Castle - 7 min drive
  • Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Alnwick Alnmouth Station - 13 min drive
  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 50 min drive


  • The Greys Inn - 6 min drive
  • Joiners Arms - 10 min drive
  • The Ship - 11 min drive
  • Caffe Tirreno - 12 min drive
  • Yan's Cantonese - 12 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 12 reviews
5 - Excellent 92%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 12 reviews
4 - Good 8%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 12 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 12 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 12 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Perfect coastal hideaway
Artists Cottage is ideally placed to explore the beautiful Northumberland coastline. Comfortable, spacious, warm and welcoming.

5/5 Excellent

Home from home.
A lovely quirky cottage of ample proportions. More like house sitting than holiday rental. In short, great experience in a stunning location. It also helped that we had amazing sunny weather. All four of us were agreed it was a flawless stay.

5/5 Excellent

Wonderful cottage
Well equipped cosy cottage in an excellent location.

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic cottage!
Artist’s cottage was perfect! It felt like home from home with beautiful decoration, a cosy woodburner and a brilliantly stocked kitchen. Lovely location in Craster too. And an amazing welcome pack with lots of essentials!

5/5 Excellent

Warm cottage. Cosy but spacious. Really well equipped. Comfy beds. Great location.
Well equipped. Very clean and comfortable. Nice welcome pack. We all slept well then watched some spectacular sunrises from the cottage. Perfect position for easy walks or something more strenuous.