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Mill Cottage

Belford, Northumberland (Ref. 1050365)

4.8

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely little cottage in a nice village with great amenities for a holiday stay (pubs, chippy, food stores, other shops)."

    Brilliant location for a break close to Bamburgh, Holy Island, Alnwick, Berwick etc. Thoroughly recommend.

    Great to hear you had an enjoyable stay at our cottage. Wonderful that you took advantage of it's location too. Thank you for taking the time to leave us positive feedback. Hope you decide to return. Julie and Rikki. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaMar 2022

  • "Just had a few days in Northumberland."

    This was a perfect location to visit the local sites. Quiet village setting, which was perfect for us and our little dog. The cottage was lovely, clean and well equipped. We would certainly return or recommend this property.

    We are so pleased to hear you both enjoyed staying in our cottage. Thank you for recommending us to others. Hope your little dog enjoyed some wonderful walks. Come back soon. Julie and Rikki Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichelleMar 2022

  • "The property was decorated exceptionally and felt homely."

    The electric heaters worked better than expected and we didn't need them on long to keep the cottage warm, we went early March and the weather was cold and windy. Its ideally situates to visit places of interest. Had a lovely time, would highly recommend

    Great to hear you loved our cottage Tracey. Glad you had a wonderful break. Hope to see you return. Julie and Rikki Property Owner

    Reviewed by TraceyMar 2022

  • "Great stay very central to explore Northumberland couldn't ask for more."

    Thank you so much for your positive feedback Kenny. Hope you got the chance to visit our wonderful coastal areas. Hope to see you return to do some more exploring. Julie and Rikki. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KennyFeb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in the middle of Belford."

    Everything that you need for a comfortable stay for a family of 4 plus a dog. Lovely beds, the shower was good and it was lovely having a real fire. Wifi was good too. Parking is easy - directly in front of the house. The back yard/garden is not fully enclosed and it has shared access with next door, so it’s a bit tricky if you have a dog. We just made sure that someone stayed outside to keep an eye on our dog whenever she went out there. The village is lovely with a few really nice pubs (that are all dog and children friendly) and a co op. There are two cafes but they don’t allow dogs inside so we didn’t try them. The pubs weren’t serving food and the local chippy was closed for the majority of our stay. But the co op kept us well stocked. A good central spot to see the local sites. Would recommend.

    So pleased Sarah that you and your family enjoyed staying at our cottage. Hope you all got out and about to explore the surrounding area. Thank you for your positive feedback. Hope you consider returning in the future. Julie and Rikki. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SarahFeb 2022

  • "Adequate , decent start point for touring the area"

    Thank you for your feedback Eric. It is very helpful to enable us to make improvements. Julie and Rikki. Property Owner

    Reviewed by EricFeb 2022

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Local shops and pubs a short walk away and only a short drive to Holy Island and Bamburgh. Highly recommended for singles or couples.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay and loved our cottages location. Hope you return in the future. Julie and Rikki Property Owner

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2021

  • "The Cottage was good."

    The process for changing the booking and getting in contact was abysmal.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. The booking process is handled by 'Sykes'. Hope you will consider a return visit. Julie and Rikki Property Owner

    Reviewed by StewartSep 2021

  • "Mill Cottage in Belford is a great location for both the coast and the Cheviot hills."

    It was generally very pleasant, well-equipped and very clean. The shower was one of the best we've experienced in a holiday cottage! Our only complaint is the lack of space in the kitchen area - no cupboard space to store provisions, very limited clear work surface to prepare meals and a tiny table with 4 chairs crammed round it. We were glad there were only 2 of us and took 2 of the chairs upstairs out of the way!

    Reviewed by RachelJun 2021

  • "Lovely homely cottage in a nice little village."

    .plenty of historic places to visit within a short distance. Would definitely recommend it for a family of four or smaller.

    Reviewed by JacquelineOct 2020

  • "The only thing that brought my score down to a 9 was that since I’ve had a hip replacement I need to have a high chair to sit comfortably on."

    The Chesterfield settees, which were in great condition, are a bit low for me.

    Reviewed by ChrisOct 2020

  • "The standards of cleanliness were very good, which given the current situation (Sept 2020) was very important."

    Some black mould in the shower which it would have been nice not to have seen; not enough to cause any concern but it had been referred to in the visitors book by a previous guest two weeks earlier. A fairly basic cottage by way of equipment and facilities but as described so no complaint. Comfortable bed. Decent television and good Wi-Fi. Situated in a good position for access to the surrounding area. Very little outside area at the rear and given the way the rear has been enclosed by the neighbours, not very attractive. Decent sized and stocked Co-op supermarket minutes walk away very handy.

    Glad you enjoyed your stay Philip. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention for us to deal with. Hope you return in the future. Julie and Rikki. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PhilipSep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful quaint village, with lots to do in the area."

    Only criticism is the squeaky bed! Looks great and is actually quite comfy, until you dare to move- then you’ll be woken by the horrendously creaky metal frame.

    Hope you enjoyed your holiday Nicola. Thank you for bringing the creaky bed situation to our attention. It has since been replaced by a lovely sturdy wooden bed. Feedback from recent customers has been very positive. Hope you still consider returning. Julie and Rikki Property Owner

    Reviewed by NicolaAug 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x adult bunks
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair & Cot
  • Off-road parking
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

A cosy, well-located cottage in the village of Belford in Northumberland.

With everything you need within a stone's throw, Mill Cottage provides homely accommodation for a memorable family holiday in the north east.

Upon entering this mid-terrace cottage, you will be greeted by the welcoming open plan living area, with high quality furnishings and a TV above the characterful woodburning stove, it is the perfect spot to cook, eat, laugh and relax with your loved ones.

After a tiring, eventful day of exploring the area, head upstairs and discover the two stylishly decorated bedrooms, one with full-size bunks and the master bedroom with its feature range cooker providing a rustic, homely feel to give you a restful night's sleep.

The first floor also showcases a luxury wetroom finished to the highest standard.

Outside there is off-road parking available while the closest pub and shop are within a 5-minute walk.

Belford village provides a pleasant range of shops and restaurants, along with a hidden history museum and a golf course and is ideally placed for walkers wanting to explore the Northumbrian Coastal Route, Cheviots, the renowned Northumberland Coastline and the Scottish Borders.

Mid-way between the towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed, you have many day out opportunities to visit attractions including Alnwick Castle and adjacent stunning formal gardens, as well as Berwick Castle, sat on the banks of the River Tweed, Royal Border Bridge, Coxon's Tower and Berwick Lighthouse.

Head to the coast at Bamburgh, just 5 miles away, with its golden sandy beach, overlooked by its castle and from here, take a boat to Farne Islands National Nature Reserve and see St Cuthbert's Chapel, Inner Farne Lighthouse and a host of fascinating wildlife.

Mill Cottage is a well-placed property for exploring Northumberland's towns and coastline.

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About the location

BELFORD

Alnwick 15 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 15 miles; Bamburgh 5 miles.

The picturesque Northumberland village of Belford lies in the heart of Heritage countryside, midway between the popular walled towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed. The pretty coastal village of Bamburgh, with its sweeping beaches and dramatic castle, is only a short drive away. Belford itself is an old coaching village with a pleasant square and offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. It is ideally placed for exploring the Northumbrian Coastal Route, Cheviots, the renowned Northumberland Coastline and the Scottish Borders. The opportunity to visit the bird sanctuary or seal colony on the famous Farne Islands with boat trips running daily from nearby Seahouses, is not to be missed. Alternatively check the tide times and cross to Holy Island to visit the historic Lindisfarne Priory.

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