Chillingham near Chatton, Northumberland
Chatton 1.5 miles. A delightfully pretty, stone-built cottage in the historical hamlet of Chillingham, in a unique position just a short stroll from Chillingham Castle and wild cattle park. Set on a quiet, leafy back road to the castle, with the peaceful gurgling of a brook running by, this Chillingham cottage would be a perfect destination for a small family or as a romantic retreat for couples. This Chillingham cottage has two good sized bedrooms, a ground floor bathroom, well-equipped kitchen/diner and a cosy sitting room with woodburning stove for those chilly nights. To the front of this Chillingham cottage there is an enclosed garden area with furniture, somewhere to stretch your legs and put your feet up after a busy day exploring this exciting region. The pretty hamlet of Chillingham is steeped in history, occupying a strategically important location between two feuding nations; many a famous medieval king has passed through the hamlet to rest his weary men at the castle. There are walks and cycle routes along picturesque roads on the doorstep of this cottage in Chillingham, which is also well positioned for exploring the rest of this vast county. To the west lie the Cheviot Hills, with bracing walks and challenging cycle routes, and to the east the Heritage Coastline with its miles of sandy beaches and daunting castles including Warkworth, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh, Alnwick and Holy Island. This Chillingham cottage is ideally placed for exploring this beautiful county at any time of year. Note: This cottage is close to Ref. 13774 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 with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Electric storage heaters with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, 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 2 cars. Shared front lawned garden with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 1.5 miles.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
About the location
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.