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Wooler 4 miles; Alnwick 18 miles.
The peaceful Northumberland village of Chatton is situated in the midst of wonderful scenic countryside. Consisting of a cluster of stone-built houses surrounding its small village green, the village has a shop including a post office, an art gallery and an excellent pub ‘The Percy Arms’ known for its good food and beer. A short drive will take you to Alnwick Gardens, the Northumberland National Park and some of the most breathtaking coastline, boasting such delights as Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island and Lindisfarne Priory and the Farne Islands. An excellent touring base.
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Chatton 1.5 miles. A stunning and cosy country cottage, situated in a chocolate box location just a short stroll from Chillingham Castle and the unique wild cattle park. A quiet, leafy no through road provides access to a gravelled courtyard parking area, which in turn leads to this stone-built listed cottage. Presented to a high standard throughout, this Northumberland cottage provides tasteful, comfortable accommodation. The cottage itself is set over two floors and offers two cosy bedrooms, a ground floor bathroom with bath and shower over, a family sitting room with traditional woodburning stove, a spacious dining room and a well-equipped kitchen. Your Northumberland cottage benefits from a fenced, private, lawned side garden with its own sun terrace and barbecue area, where you can wind down whilst enjoying the sound of the surrounding wildlife and trickling brook. The pretty hamlet of Chillingham is steeped in history, offering walks, cycle routes and bridle paths from the doorstep of this Northumberland cottage, which provides a great location for exploring the coast and country of Northumberland. The legendary coastline with miles of sandy beaches is located a short distance to the east and to the west lie the impressive Cheviot Hills, which provide bracing walks and challenging cycle routes. The Percy Arms pub and restaurant, a post office and a village store are situated in the nearby village of Chatton, while the historic sites of Bamburgh, Holy Island and Alnwick, as well as Alnwick Gardens, are all within easy reach. This delightful Northumberland cottage is an excellent base for exploring everything this wonderful county has to offer. Note: This cottage is close to Ref. 13776 and Ref. 23042 and together they can accommodate up to 12 people.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Electric storage heaters with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for two cars. Private, enclosed side lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Secure store for bikes/walking equipment. Shared front lawned garden with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 1.5 miles.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Ford Cottage:
Great location, cosy cottage, great having the caretakers on hand to help with queries.
Mrs Jackson, Wilmslow, October 2012
Relaxing away from it all. Lots to see. Unspoilt coastline. Great walks. Loads of history. Friendly people. Really comfy cottage.
Mr Howard, Nottingham, August 2012
Cottage in a fabulous location to explore the Cheviot Hills and the stunning coast. Cottage very well set up and caretakers next door were just lovely.
Mrs Rackham, Downham Market, August 2012