Middleton Hall near Belford, Northumberland
Belford 1.5 miles. The magic of Middleton Hall enchants you from the moment you enter the grounds; as you weave your way through woodland, nothing quite prepares you for the sight of this breathtaking 17th century mansion, nestling amongst the trees near Belford in the heart of the Northumberland countryside. Middleton Hall, a Grade II listed, stone-built mansion, has been lovingly converted back to its former glory by the current owners, and is the perfect destination for large groups of families or friends wishing to enjoy time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. The stone balustrade steps lead to an impressive entrance porch, opening into the Great Hall, where deep comfortable sofas, high ornate ceilings and a roaring open fire welcome you to this very special luxury holiday home. To the right of the entrance hall at this Belford holiday home is a magnificent dining room with Italian open fireplace, views over the lake and gardens, and a table which comfortably seats 24. To the left, a beautiful, hand-carved oak staircase leads to the first floor. There, you will find an assortment of comfortable seating areas to either nestle down quietly with a book, or gather together and exchange tales of the day’s activities; choose from the gallery snug, the ground floor light and airy orangery or the sumptuous formal drawing room, which has its own adjacent small, well-equipped kitchen. From the ground floor, the staircase leads up to seven spacious king-size bedrooms with panoramic views and en-suites, a double bedroom with adjacent bathroom, and two twin rooms with en-suite facilities, plus four handy day beds can also be used within these rooms. On the ground floor at this holiday home near Belford is a games room with full-size snooker table and seating, a perfect spot for rainy days, and also on this floor is a large, well-equipped kitchen serving the dining room, which has everything you could need for a house party; catering is fully flexible, either self-cater or contact the owners who can organise staff to cater for your every need, plus three cloakrooms complete the fabulous interior of this grand Belford holiday home. The delightful grounds of Middleton Hall are there for guests to enjoy. French doors from the orangery lead to a terrace, tailor-made for sunny days relaxing and sipping something bubbly. Or for the more adventurous, stick on a pair of wellies and explore the glorious grounds, with woodland walks and boating lakes, which are there for your enjoyment. In the unlikely event you ever wish to leave Middleton Hall, there is plenty to see and do on your doorstep; the whole of the Heritage Coast is tantalisingly close, with castles and beaches galore. This truly is a very special Belford holiday home for that long-awaited Northumberland break. Note: This property is in the same grounds as Ref. 903956, together they sleep 30.
Over three floors. Ten bedrooms: 2 x four poster king-size double with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 5 x king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Three ground floor basin and WC. Catering kitchen with adjoining pantry and washing room. Small catering kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Drawing room with open fire. Lower ground floor entrance hall with seating area and open fire. First floor galleried landing with seating area and open fire. Large orangery with French doors to terrace. Games room with snooker table.
Biomass central heating with open fires. Electric catering ovens and hobs, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwashers, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and four day beds on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Patio area with furniture and BBQ. Shared surrounding grounds with lawns, woodland and lakes. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles. Note: There are unfenced lakes at this property. Note: Fishing available on lake, please bring own rods and licence available from local Post Office.
At a glance
- Four poster bed
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
- Games Room
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Alnwick 15 miles; Berwick on Tweed 15 miles; Bamburgh 5 miles.
The picturesque Northumberland village of Belford lies in the heart of Heritage countryside, midway between the popular walled towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed. The pretty coastal village of Bamburgh with its sweeping beaches and dramatic castle is only a short drive away. Belford itself is an old coaching village with a pleasant square and offers a variety of shops, pubs, restaurants and a nine hole golf course. It is ideally placed for exploring the Cheviots, the renowned Northumberland Coastline and the Scottish Borders.