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Bottle Cottage

Harbottle near Rothbury, Northumberland (Ref. 941013)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • MAGunn
    August 2017
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    “Excellent with All you could need for a family trip”
    booked last minute for the peak of the summer must have been a cancellation. Really good value and excellent quality accommodation. Getting there was ok with Sat Nav and the instructions given. Contact with the owner before hand was excellent even offering to get anything we needed in advance as she was visiting the cottage the same morning!! Key safe for picking up keys and welcome supplies included tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and sugar as well as milk, cake, biscuits and some other ...
    booked last minute for the peak of the summer must have been a cancellation. Really good value and excellent quality accommodation. Getting there was ok with Sat Nav and the instructions given. Contact with the owner before hand was excellent even offering to get anything we needed in advance as she was visiting the cottage the same morning!! Key safe for picking up keys and welcome supplies included tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and sugar as well as milk, cake, biscuits and some other sundries. Toilet roll, paper towels, soap and even shower gel all supplied as well as bedding and towels. All very good quality and beds being made up was so welcoming. The accommodation has no telephone signal at all - a landline was available with a trust system in use for payment. As travelling with three teenagers the full sky package and excellent wifi was appreciated. Travelled with two dogs, it was requested that dogs do not get up on furniture or upstairs to the bedroom which was reasonable. The bedrooms were well set out and I loved the beds (and bedding). the cottage has everything you could need for a stay. The induction hob gave us a bit of a challenge but there are instructions available for all equipment. Liked the log burning stove with logs made available for at least one fire. We used it one night for the experience rather than needing the heat. Used as a base to visit other sights in Northumberland including Alnwick Castle and Seahouses with a boat trip around the Fearne islands that even the dogs could join us on. The cottage does not have any outdoor space (was made clear at booking) but good range of walks very close by. Very very rural with the nearest shop (co-op) in Rothbury 30 mins by car (also good selections of small shops) we ate at three wheat heads in Thropton (20 mins by car) good with big portions and reasonable value if not a long wait the night we were there. All in all, would recommend this excellent accommodation in a great location with all you could need for your stay.

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This lovely, semi-detached Northumberland stone cottage is situated in the rural village of Harbottle, within the beautiful Northumberland National Park.

Full of character and perfectly placed for those looking to explore one of the most stunning areas of the UK, this property is ideal for a family or a group of friends in need of a break away from the stresses and pressures of modern life.

Inside you will find that the property has been furnished with both comfort and convenience in mind, offering flexible accommodation for all guests in your party.

On the first floor you will find three tastefully furnished bedrooms, one of which is a luxurious king-size double and there’s also a double and a twin, perfect for the children, as well as a stylish shower room.

Downstairs you’ll find a bathroom and a lovely well-equipped kitchen with beautiful flagged flooring, equipped with a dining area within which the whole party can gather together for a celebratory meal.

There’s also a cosy sitting room with comfy seating and a warming multi-fuel stove, a great space for relaxing after a long day exploring the beautiful countryside surrounding this special cottage.

When you decide to venture outside, there are excellent opportunities for cycling and walking from your doorstep, including the short stroll through the village to the mighty Drake Stone, a massive sandstone feature from which you can drink in breathtaking views to the Cheviot Hills.

Also within easy reach are Cragside House, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, as well as the stunning Heritage Coastline.

With all that the Northumberland National Park has to offer, this delightful cottage is sure to provide an excellent base from which to enjoy a truly memorable holiday.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Upstairs shower room with shower, basin and WC. Separate WC upstairs. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting area with multi-fuel stove.

Amenities

  • Electric storage heaters and multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with full Sky, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair on request
  • Free roadside parking in front of cottage
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 8 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Although this property accepts 2 well-behaved pets, there is no outdoor space
  • There are surrounding fields less than a 5 minute walk away
  • Note: staircase is semi open on one side

About the location

HARBOTTLE

Alwinton 1.5 miles; Rothbury 9 miles.

The delightful village of Harbottle is situated in the Upper Coquet Valley, between the grassy Cheviots and the more rugged Harbottle Hills. Rural Harbottle has an old village pub and a ruined medieval castle, and is conveniently located in the Northumberland National Park, from where you will find the Simonside Hills, which provide some of the best walking and cycling in the county. Take a walk to the ancient Drake Stone believed to be endowed with supernatural powers or seek out Gallows Edge where many a poor soul met their end at the hands of the Lord of Redesdale. Nearby Rothbury has an array of excellent shops, tea rooms, a golf course, public tennis court, cycle hire and of course the famous Cragside Hall to explore. A short drive away and there's more history to explore in the form of wonderful castles and endless beaches of the Heritage Coastline, plus a little further afield are the beautiful Kielder Water and Hadrian’s Wall.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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