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The Columbine

(Ref. 1070448)

Akeld near Wooler, Northumberland Show on map

4.5

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Great place to stay, well equipped, had everything we needed for our stay."

    Good comfortable beds, very clean and tidy. Great location for getting around the area, Nice outside space to enjoy.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2024

  • "Very quiet location and handy for the places we wanted visit."

    Good parking area.

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Sep 2021

  • "Well located these cottages"

    Reviewed by Pradeep4.4Aug 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite with bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with single bed
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • 50 inch TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linens inc. in rent
  • WIFI
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Access to shared courtyard and seating area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Although there are no steps into the property, there are two steps from the hallway to the kitchen
  • Note: Minimum 3 night stay's
  • Note: There is no WiFi at this property
  • Note: Guests must provide their own towels

The property

Wooler 2.7 miles.

Situated in the foothills of the Cheviot Hills in the village of Akeld lies The Columbine, a traditionally-styled, single-storey cottage suitable for friends and families of all ages.

Offering a flexible sleeping arrangement and a patio with furniture, this dwelling is sure to be a fantastic base from which to explore the beautiful Northumberland surroundings.

Stepping into the property, the living/dining room invites you to kick off your shoes and unwind on the plush sofas.

Here you can also enjoy your evening meals while discussing the day's events; tucked away, there is also a discreet single bed.

From here, the kitchen is equipped with all the necessities, certain to entice any budding chefs of the group, including an electric oven and hob, a microwave and a handy washing machine.

Continuing on the ground floor, you will find three bedrooms where you can rest ahead of your excursions; there is a master double bedroom, with an en-suite bathroom where you can prepare for your day, a twin bedroom, and a final single room, all of which are complete with ample storage for you to unpack your belongings.

Completing the interior is a shower room where the rest of the group can get ready for their day, with a walk-in shower, basin and WC.

Savour a glass of wine or cup of tea in the last of the summer sun outside on the patio area with furniture and further access to a shared courtyard with seating.

Make The Columbine your base for a memorable family holiday year after year.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 986491, 986494, 986495, 1070404, 1070408, 1070411, 1070414, 1070417, 1070420, 1070423, 1070427, 1070428, 1070435, 1070439, 1070440, 1070442, 1070445, together sleeping up to 72 guests

Akeld Manor Cottages

Eighteen beautiful stone cottages set in the tranquil grounds of Akeld Manor, in the foothills of the Northumberland National Park. Surrounded by the magnificent open fields of the Northumberland countryside whilst resting within easy touring distance of the Northumberland Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this group of idyllic single-storey cottages offer the perfect base for an unforgettable holiday exploring this spectacular part of the country. Each adorned with wonderfully warm and traditional interiors, the cottages can be found hosting an inviting living/dining room and an attractive country-style kitchen with solid oak cabinets that host a plethora of handy electrical appliances, answering all of your self-catering needs. At the end of the day, guests can retire to the darling bedrooms with oak furnishings and pretty floral patterns. There is a communal courtyard where guests can relax in the summer sun and embrace their stunning countryside setting, as well as ample off-road parking. When ready to leave behind your homely cottage, there is so much adventure awaiting you right on the doorstep. Outdoor enthusiasts will relish in days spent hiking through Wooler Common and Hedgehope Hill, whilst avid historians should be sure to explore Yeavering Bell Hill Fort, Chillingham Castle and Hedgeley Moor Battlefield. There's plenty of fun to be had down by the coast in the town of Bamburgh with attractions such as the Grace Darling Memorial, RNLI Grace Darling Museum and Bamburgh Castle, as well as providing a wonderful setting off point from which to explore the Northumberland Heritage Coast. Closer to home, the village of Wooler is filled with all the essential amenities such as a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops. A fantastic group of cottages from which to discover the incredible Northumberland countryside.

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About the location

WOOLER

Berwick-upon-Tweed 16 miles; Bamburgh 15 miles; Alnwick 18 miles.

Wooler is a delightful, historic market town on the banks of the River Till, one of the tributaries of the Tweed, nestling in the foothills of the Cheviots which form part of the Pennine Way. Known locally as 'The Gateway to The Cheviots', Wooler has a selection of hotels and eating places and offers a magnificent location for exploring the whole of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, Wooler is just a short drive away from the historic town of Alnwick with its famous Castle and Gardens, and the well preserved Garrison town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Chillingham Castle with its ancient herd of wild white cattle and Coldstream, just over the Scottish border, are also a short drive away.

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Note: Minimum 3 night stay's
Note: There is no WiFi at this property
Note: Guests must provide their own towels

Note: Prior to guests arrival, all properties have been fully inspected. We ask all guests upon arrival to thoroughly check the property,
any dissatisfaction or noted damage or malfunction should be reported and discussed with the complex management immediately.

Damage and breakages are the total responsibility of the guests and should be reported to the Management of Akeld prior to departure.
The guest will be responsible/liable for the cost of replacement of any breakages or damage on a like for like basis (replacing with new items) on an indemnity basis. NOTIFICATION immediately of all problems to management is imperative

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas