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The Smithy

Akeld near Wooler, Northumberland (Ref. 1070439)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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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.

The property

Wooler 2.7 miles.

The Smithy is a romantic retreat nestled at the foothills of The Cheviot Hills in Akeld, Northumberland.

Perfect for a couple looking to explore the area, or enjoy a peaceful break, this dwelling offers original character features and a tranquil stream running alongside the property.

Stepping into the abode, the living/dining room invites you snuggle up on the sofas after discovering your surroundings; boasting an exposed stone, decorative inglenook and an original iron bellow, the room oozes character which also contains a sofa bed and a dining table where you can enjoy your meals.

Moving through the property, the kitchen provides all the cooking necessities for your self-catering requirements as well as a handy washing machine to freshen up your clothes between activities.

From here, retire to the bedroom to rest your eyes ahead the next day's adventures; the bedroom contains a plush king-size and plenty of storage for you to unpack your belongings.

Guests will also benefit from a bathroom with a shower over, basin and WC, as well as a bath for you to relax, unwind and prepare for the day ahead.

Outside, you will find a courtyard with a delightful stream running alongside to breathe an air of serenity into your stay, as well as having access to a shared courtyard with furniture.

Choose The Smithy for a memorable holiday you can revisit year after year.

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

Summary

  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with double sofa bed
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Garden with patio and 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
  • Note: There is a good housekeeping bond on this property to be arranged with the owner

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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: There is a good housekeeping bond on this property to be arranged with the owner

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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