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Coach House

Lesbury, Northumberland

Beautifully appointed, the Coach House is perfectly positioned for both coast and country and offers a perfect retreat to indulge family, friends or corporate guests to a stay in luxury surroundings.

Coach House

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Overview

Beautifully appointed, the Coach House is perfectly positioned for both coast and country and offers a perfect retreat to indulge family, friends or corporate guests to a stay in luxury surroundings.

Comfort, elegance and meticulous attention to detail

Formerly the old coach house for the Lesbury Estate, a great deal of thought has gone into the development of this property and the result is a perfect fusion of comfort and elegance with meticulous attention to detail.

The ground floor has immediate impact opening up into a generous open plan living space which flows seamlessly from the high spec catering kitchen with granite surfaces, walnut bar and wine fridge to a superb dining space which seats eight comfortably.

With high vaulted ceilings, the property has grand proportions yet retains warmth and intimacy with a double-sided wood burner connecting the dining area to the sitting area, all beautifully balanced with original stonework, rich oak floors and beams, vintage leather and Harris Tweed to introduce warmth and texture to this incredibly atmospheric space.

The four en-suite bedrooms are serene and streamlined featuring a neutral colour palette and high quality finishes which perfectly complements the rest of the property. Super king beds, luxurious duck down duvets, high quality White Company bed linen and underfloor heating in the bathrooms all add to the feeling of quality and well-being.

Property details

Ground floor

Large open-plan living/dining/kitchen with vaulted ceilings and oak flooring throughout. The sitting room features elegant furnishings with large double sofas and armchairs in leather and tweed offering a comfortable space to relax. Double-sided wood burner with logs supplied. Technology includes a large wall mounted flat screen TV with Freeview, DVD player and selection of DVDs.

The dining area seats eight comfortably around a large oak dining table. The professional catering kitchen with granite work surfaces is fully equipped with a 5 burner hob with wok ring, double Range cooker, full size double fridge/freezer, microwave, integrated dishwasher, and a walnut bar area with wine fridge. Large glazed doors open out into the front courtyard area.

Bedroom one with zip and link beds which can be adapted to super king or twin as required, double wardrobe, side tables, flat screen TV with Freeview.

En-suite bathroom with underfloor heating, large walk in rainforest shower, heated towel rail, WC, and basin.

Bedroom two with zip and link beds which can be adapted to super king or twin as required, side tables, double wardrobe, flat screen TV with Freeview.

En-suite bathroom with large bath, separate walk in shower, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Boot room with storage, hanging space for outdoor kit and washing machine.

First floor

Bedroom three with super king bed, side tables, dressing table, TV with Freeview.

En-suite bathroom with large rainforest walk-in shower, bath, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Bedroom four with king size bed, side tables, dressing table, storage cupboard, TV with Freeview.

En-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and rainforest head, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, basin, WC.

Outside

There is an enclosed cobbled courtyard to the front and rear of the house with outside furniture offering privacy for guests. A charcoal barbecue can be provided on request. A lawned garden sits to the side of the property which is shared with two nearby estate cottages. Directly opposite the property sits the River Aln which has an attractive lawned area with tables for picnics.

There is a secure outside storage for outdoor kit such as bikes, fishing gear and golf clubs.

Parking

There is private parking for four cars in the courtyard to the front of the property.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs & Other pets

Two dogs are welcome at Coach House. There is a charge of £20 per dog. Dogs must be kept to the downstairs area of the property and are not permitted on the furniture. We would ask that dogs sleep in the boot room area. Crates can be provided on request.

Stabling is available to guests wishing to bring their own horses for an additional fee - please enquire for details.

Guest amenities

The beds are made up with high quality White Company bed linen, and a hairdryer is supplied in each bedroom. Luxurious bath sheets and hand towels are provided for guests along with hand soaps and toiletries.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. There is good mobile coverage on most networks.

Heating

Central heating throughout the property (thermostatically controlled), with underfloor heating in each of the en-suite bathrooms and boot room. Double-sided wood burner in the sitting room/dining room with logs supplied.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together this property can be booked alongside Miller's Cottage, sleeping 2. The properties are a short distance from each other. 

Location

Sitting on the banks of the River Aln in the picturesque hamlet of Lesbury, there is a village shop for essential provisions, and a gentle five minute stroll from the property will take guests to the Coach Inn for good hearty food and real ales in warm, ambient surroundings.

The property is incredibly well placed, sitting just off the main A1 which runs right through the Northumberland coast. The nearby railway station at Alnmouth (0.5 miles) is on the main East Coast rail line, providing easy access from Edinburgh and the North, or from Newcastle and beyond from the South. Pick-ups can be arranged from the train station if required.

Guests will find a more extensive range of amenities in the coastal villages of Alnmouth (1.5 miles) and Warkworth (4.3 miles) which have plenty of restaurants, galleries, pubs, coffee shops and gift shops to choose from, all set amidst stunning surroundings.

Alternatively, a little further inland you will find an excellent range of amenities in nearby Alnwick (4 miles), home to the fantastic Alnwick Castle and Gardens and an eclectic mix of charming specialist shops where you can wander the cobbled streets and gift shops around the marketplace, or stop-off at one of the many quaint cafes across the area for a decadent cake and freshly roasted coffee.

Activities

Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"We have just returned home from a very relaxing weekend. The staff were friendly and helpful. The house is beautiful, well designed and of very high quality. There was a very generous welcome basket to greet us. Our time there was far too short and we hope to return soon. It is the first time we have booked through Crabtree & Crabtree and found the booking process efficient and easy." 

Ibbotson family

"We had a fantastic weekend, thank you – the cottage was wonderful, really high spec and beautifully decorated. We would definitely stay at the Coach House again, hopefully for longer than a weekend."

Lucas family

"I only have good things to say about Crabtree & Crabtree and the property that we hired for the weekend. The booking process and information I received was first class and I couldn't fault the service. Coach House at Lesbury was absolutely stunning. A beautifully restored and decorated building that had plenty of space for the 4 couples staying at the property. All of the bedrooms were an excellent size with very comfortable beds. It is a luxury to be able to find a property that has 4 en-suite bedrooms, a large lounge and dining room and a beautiful kitchen. The kitchen was well stocked with crockery, glasses etc. And even though I had taken things like salt, pepper, oil, tin foil, cleaning materials, tea and coffee, it was lovely to see that these things had been left from previous visitors as some rental properties leave nothing at all. The 'welcome' pack left for us was amazing and had some very tasty goodies in it!! I wouldn't hesitate in using or recommending Crabtree & Crabtree again for holiday rentals and hope to stay at the Coach House again."

Magnay family

"Just to say we enjoyed our stay at the Coach House very much... a lovely property in an excellent location. All very good, and in retrospect we all wished we had booked for longer. Hopefully we might be back!"

Sadler family

"We had a wonderful time at the Coach House and already working out when we can return next year! The house and surroundings are beautiful!"

Mccartney family

"We had an excellent stay at the Coach House and I would recommend it without hesitation. Crabtree & Crabtree service was outstanding and I have nothing to suggest that needs improving. Thank you for your assistance in arranging our holiday."

Whitlie family

"We had a lovely stay at the Coach House, Lesbury - thank you. Everyone commented on how stunning the property was from the minute they opened the door. The living area space was wonderful for a group of 8 - so cosy and definitely had the "wow" factor. Bedrooms and bathrooms were lovely-comfy beds and cosy linen and it was commented by a few of the ladies that it was lovely to have such nice toiletries in the bathroom. Welcome hamper was very much appreciated and such a lovely touch. We felt that both the interior/exterior look of the house was presented to a very high standard. You expect to have a weekend away in a house that you could only dream of being your own....and this one certainly lived up to expectations! Thank you again-we are already planning our next Crabtree & Crabtree weekend away."

Cowe family

"We enjoyed the house very much. It is very well appointed and in an excellent location. We would certainly recommend the Coach House and would return ourselves."

Bryden family

"We had a lovely weekend, thank you. The Coach House is a beautiful property that has been kept to a very high standard. We will definitely be staying here again."

Parker family

"Many thanks for allowing us the use of the Coach House. It was beautifully presented in every way. Lesbury as we found out was a lovely centre for us explore Northumberland. From the coast to Kelso we wandered far and wide enjoying your beautiful county."

Matthews family

"We would like to say we had a brilliant holiday last week. The weather was very kind to us - we did several beach walks in Alnmouth, Bamburgh and Amble. Some of visited the Farne Islands and actually saw puffins for the first time - we have always come up too late in the year before. This is our first time with your company and if all of your cottages are of the same standard at Coach House, then we would certainly use you again. The house was beautiful and fulfilled every need we had. We have never had so many nice touches before (and we have stayed in many, many cottages). The hamper was lovely and very welcome."

Hamilton family

"Just wanted to say how much we have enjoyed our stay at the Coach House. It is a beautiful property and every bit as gorgeous as it looks online."

Whitby family
Location In the village of Lesbury - just over 1 mile from Alnmouth.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome with a charge of £20 per dog.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday, with the additional option of Monday during low season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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The double sided log burner that radiates a magical warmth throughout the living area. The little things we love...
"The double sided log burner that radiates a magical warmth throughout the living area."
Emilia, owner of Coach House
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