Old Brewery Cottage

Melkridge near Haltwhistle, Northumberland (Ref. 20648)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine

The property

Haltwhistle 2 miles.

A delightful, Grade II listed semi-detached dairy conversion, adjoining the owners&

8217; home in the pretty village of Melkridge, two miles from Halwhistle.

This Haltwhistle holiday cottage has been furnished to a good standard and is well equipped, offering a comfortable holiday base for a couple or a small family to enjoy the area.

Thought to date back to the 18th century, this Haltwhistle holiday cottage was once used to milk dairy cows and provide milk to the local area.

Today, this clever conversion creates a comfortable, light and airy holiday base to come back to after a busy day out.

The rear patio offers a peaceful and private outdoor space and is the perfect place to take refreshment while you plan your holiday adventures!

This Halthwhistle self-catering cottage is also close to excellent walking, fishing and cycling, and is only two miles from Hadrian&

8217;s Wall, the most popular tourist attraction in Northern England.

Explore Kielder Water or Hexham, while a little further afield are the Heritage coastline, NT Cragside at Rothbury, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, and Holy Island.

A perfect Haltwhistle cottage for exploring Northumberland.

Note: This cottage is next to ref 20647 and together they accommodate 6 people.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.


  • Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed rear patio area with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: There is a pond at the property
  • Note: The cottage is near the A69 and some occasional road noise may be heard.

About the location


Hexham 17 miles.

Known as the 'Centre of Britain', this small market town is a great place from which to explore both Northumberland and Cumbria. Haltwhistle boasts a good range of shops and pubs - one of which, The Black Bull, is a real ale pub serving good food! There is an excellent leisure centre with heated open air swimming pool and cycle hire in the town, with pony trekking nearby. One of the best preserved stretches of Hadrian's Wall is only a mile to the north with various museums, forts and milecastles to be seen. There is even an ongoing 'dig' at the nearby site of Vindolanda. This truly is magnificent walking, riding and cycling country, with the Pennine Way and various bridleways and cycle routes passing rivers, forests, castles and of course, Hadrian's Wall. Visitors will enjoy this location in all weather and all seasons – a regular train and bus service from the town to Newcastle, The Metro Centre and Carlisle, means that you can leave the car behind and enjoy!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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