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Gamekeepers Cottage

Chillingham near Chatton, Northumberland (Ref. 968196)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage is very well tucked away, and lovely and peaceful.”

    We don’t mind a good walk so we loved it!! A day at the cattle and castle is a must. A fantastic place. We even got the privilege of watching dear running up and down the lane. The Purcy Arms in Chatton is a great pub and restaurant, with a good selection of real ales. It welcomes dogs with open arms also.

    We don’t mind a good walk so we loved it!! A day at the cattle and castle is a must. A fantastic place. We even got the privilege of watching dear running up and down the lane. The Purcy Arms in Chatton is a great pub and restaurant, with a good selection of real ales. It welcomes dogs with open arms also.

    - Mrs Cowham, May 2019

The property

Chatton 1.5 miles.

One of four beautiful, stone-built cottages in the charming hamlet of Chillingham, just a stone's throw from Chillingham Castle and wild cattle park.

This cottage, recently refurbished by its new owner is in a peaceful setting, with leafy roads and a babbling brook on the doorstep, and the imposing castle of Chillingham dominating the backdrop beyond.

This cottage would be just the spot for a small family or perhaps as a cosy retreat for couples wanting a peaceful break.

This lovely cottage has two good-sized bedrooms, a ground floor bathroom, kitchen, and a comfortable sitting room and separate dining room, both with woodburning stoves for those frosty nights.

As a listed building, it has been sympathetically modified yet retains some original features such as a stripped wooden floor in the master bedroom.

It is furnished with a blend of antique and good quality modern furniture in keeping with its historic status.

To the front there is a shared garden area with furniture, and to the rear is a further garden; the ideal spot to relax at the end of a long day exploring.

This holiday home is surrounded by numerous forest walks and cycle tracks, the Heritage Coast is just ten miles to the east with its sandy beaches and many castles, including Holy Island, Bamburgh, Dunstanburgh, Alnwick and Warkworth, plus Alnwick Gardens is a very popular attraction, and well worth a visit.

Just ten miles west, the imposing Cheviot Hills can be clearly seen in the distance, a must for avid walkers and cyclists.

This pretty cottage is a perfect base for exploring Northumberland and all it has to offer.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric heaters with woodburning stoves
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, CD, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter packs for stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared, enclosed front lawned garden with furniture
  • Rear enclosed, private, lawned garden area and storage shed
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pubs 1.5 miles
  • Note: Due to the nearby brook, children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: The property is an historic building dating back to 1836 and has a steep stairway to the bedrooms and step between kitchen and dining room
  • It is not recommended for people and pets with limited mobility
  • Bus service 4x per day Monday-Saturday to Alnwick and Wooler
  • Note: Please be aware that there is no mobile reception at the property

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About the location

CHATTON

Wooler 4 miles; Alnwick 18 miles.

The peaceful Northumberland village of Chatton is situated in the midst of wonderful scenic countryside. Consisting of a cluster of stone-built houses surrounding its small village green, the village has a shop including a Post Office, an art gallery and an excellent pub The Percy Arms known for its good food and beer. A short drive will take you to Alnwick Gardens, the Northumberland National Park and some of the most breathtaking coastline, boasting such delights as Bamburgh Castle, Holy Island and Lindisfarne Priory and the Farne Islands. An excellent touring base.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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