Scot's Gap near Rothbury, Northumberland
Scot's Gap 0.5 miles. A delightful stone-built detached cottage in a quiet location on the owners' 300-acre working sheep farm near the village of Scot's Gap. Formerly a grain store and cow shed, this Scot's Gap cottage looks out onto green fields and rolling hills, and is a perfect base to get away from it all in the heart of Northumberland. Lovingly restored and offering well-presented cosy accommodation, this Scot's Gap cottage has three good-sized bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom. A comfortable sitting area with a cosy woodburner makes a great base for curling up on colder evenings, and the well-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar is an ideal spot for perching to plan the next day's activities. Outside this Scot's Gap cottage are walks leading in all directions. The River Hart runs through the north of the farm and is easily accessed via a bridleway through woodland with resident foxes, badgers, red squirrels, otter and deer. The village of Scot's Gap offers a shop and a superb country store, plus close by is the National Trust-owned Wallington Hall, with its tea rooms, gift shop and excellent farm shop. A short drive will take you to Rothley Crags, the National Trust property of Rothley Folly and the peaceful village of Meldon, with its 13th century church. With the historic town of Morpeth just 11 miles away, home to the River Wansbeck and offering a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, this is a lovely Scot's Gap cottage base with plenty to see and do for all the family!
Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite bath, basin and WC), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.
Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lockable bike storage. Front lawned area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 8 mins walk, pub 2 miles. River 5 mins walk.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Rothbury 11 miles; Morpeth 11.4 miles.
The small village of Scotís Gap is ideal for exploring Northumberland, with Hadrianís Wall, the Northumberland National Park, and Kielder Water and Forest stretching away to the west, with the spectacular coastal scenery of the Heritage Coastline to the east. This is excellent terrain for walkers or cyclists. Scotís Gap has a superb country store, plus nearby Wallington Hall has excellent tea rooms and shops. Rothley Crags and Folley and the pretty village of Meldon with its 13th Century church are just a short drive away. The market towns of Morpeth, Stocksfield, Hexham and Corbridge are all within easy driving distance, as is the city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne with fabulous shopping centres, bars and restaurants.