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Old Hall Cottage

Falstone near Kielder and Bellingham, Northumberland

  • Old Hall Cottage
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The Property

Falstone 2 miles. This charming detached cottage sits in an isolated position near the secluded hamlet of Donkleywood near Falstone, in the Northumberland National Park. Pleasantly appointed throughout, providing warm and homely accommodation, this Falstone cottage has a traditional appearance, and dates back to 1846, making it ideal for families and friends looking for a relaxing retreat from which they can explore the surrounding countryside. With comfortable furnishings, this Falstone cottage provides three bedrooms and a fitted kitchen, a great place for rustling up a hearty meal. The welcoming sitting room and sociable dining room both benefit from toasty woodburners, creating a cosy atmosphere for relaxing in after a day’s sightseeing. Outside this south facing Falstone cottage, there is a lovely cottage garden to the front that provides stunning views towards the River North Tyne. There is something to suit everyone from this Nortumberland cottage, with endless country walks, cycle routes, and just a short drive away, Kielder Water, which provides a multitude of water based activities. A little further away, but still within easy reach, are the delights of the Heritage Coastline, Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish Borders. This Falstone cottage is a perfectly positioned base for exploring Northumberland at any time of year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Dining room with woodburner. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

Electric storage heaters with woodburners. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in shower room, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, payphone, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Enclosed patio garden, front enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: There is a small brook running behind the property with a low fence. Note: Property is accessed via is a single country track through three farm gates with some potholes, so care must be taken.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:6
Bedrooms:3
Bathrooms:2
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location

Falstone

Bellingham 9 miles; Newcastleton 24.5 miles; Carlisle 49 miles.

The delightful village of Falstone lies at the foot of Kielder Water, the largest man-made lake in Northern Europe, and on the edge of Kielder Forest, the largest forest in Northern Europe. With probably the best ‘dark skies’ in England, and one of the most tranquil places in rural England, the area is ideal for outdoor activities. There are many signed walking paths through the forest, with the 26 mile Lakeside Way around the lake, as well as higher level fell walks. There are cycle tracks with different routes to suit a variety of abilities, plus fishing, horse riding, kayaking, sailing and water skiing, and an abundance of wildlife in the area with red squirrel, roe deer and many bird species, including the Osprey. Hadrian's Wall is an easy drive away and there are many castles and fortified houses in the area, reminders from the times when the “Border Reivers” raided the Anglo-Scottish border. National Trust properties, including Wallington Hall and Cragside are also just a scenic drive away from this pretty village.

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Delightful welcome packs for humans and dogs and other thoughtful touches. Garden full of spring colour and free rhubarb. Excellent instructions for everything. Bedrooms presented to good hotel standard with attractive layout of towels and toiletries.

Dr Algar, Belford, March 2014

The time and trouble that had been taken to make us feel welcome at the cottage was very much appreciated - it gave us a wonderful start to a lovely holiday. Even our dog was catered for - that in itself was amazing! This was the best holiday cottage we have stayed in.

Mrs Neale, Burton-on-Trent, March 2014

This is the first time that we have stopped in a cottage and I will be amazed if anywhere can top this one. Nice and spacious with local amenities only a short drive away. There are lots of walks and places to visit. Everyone we met in the areas around the cottage and villages were very friendly. We are already looking to book again.

Mr Macmillan, Sheffield, February 2014

Wonderful welcome - the lights were on, the fire lit, as we arrived late at night with small children this made it magical! The cottage was spotlessly clean and had lots and lots of little extras such as soap, washing up liquid and shampoo which made it very special.

Mr Ward, Duns, February 2014

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