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Catkin Cottage

Akeld near Wooler, Northumberland (Ref. 1070442)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

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.

About the property

Wooler 2.7 miles.

Situated in a picturesque part of Akeld, Northumberland lies Catkin Cottage, a delightful cottage perfect for couples, or a small family.

Offering off-road parking and stunning views over the Cheviot Hills, this property is sure to be an ideal base for exploring both Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.

As you walk through the front door, two steps up take you into the Chinese-slated hallway, before moving into the sitting/dining room to snuggle up and rest your feet before enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal at the oak dining table.

The kitchen covers all the necessities for rustling up some hearty meals to fuel your adventures, including an electric oven and hob and a handy washing machine for your clothes.

As the evening draws to a close retire to one of two bedrooms, both complete with ample storage for your belongings and magnificent views of the Cheviots.

Guests will benefit from a king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom, ideal for friends sharing or a small family.

Completing the interior of the property is a family bathroom fit with a walk-in shower, basin, WC and a bath where you can soak after a long day of walking in this pretty part of Northumberland.

Outside, you will find access to a shared courtyard with furniture for you to take in the fresh air on those balmy summer evenings.

Catkin Cottage makes a wonderful getaway for an adventure with the whole family.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 986491, 986494, 986495, 1070404, 1070408, 1070411, 1070414, 1070417, 1070420, 1070423, 1070427, 1070428, 1070435, 1070439, 1070440, 1070442, 1070445,1070448, together sleeping up to 72 guests

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linens inc. in rent
  • 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: Minimum 3 night stay's
  • Note: There is no WiFi at this property
  • Note: Guests must provide their own towels The property has a good housekeeping bond that will be arranged directly with the owner prior to arrival with authorisation on a debit or credit card

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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.

Region Information

Note: Minimum 3 night stay's
Note: There is no WiFi at this property
Note: Guests must provide their own towels
Note: The property has a good housekeeping bond that will be arranged directly with the owner prior to arrival with authorisation on a debit or credit card

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas