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Church View Cottage

(Ref. 998148)

Wooler, Northumberland Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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30 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a comfortable stay and the property is as described."

    The ensuite bathrooms lack privacy and the front door lock can be awkward at times.

    Reviewed by Alan4.1Oct 2023

  • "Very happy with accommodation."

    Only one snag with front door lock.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Jun 2023

  • "Do not publish this."

    I have informed the owner of the issues. I left the cottage on day 3 because of extreme difficulty with the locks. The key jammed in the back door and the front door was unpredictable. I left a note for the owner and feel that the issues raised could easily be sorted in a day.

    Reviewed by Janet3.1May 2023

  • "Just a small problem unlocking and locking doors from outside, some guests may have a problem"

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2023

  • "Loved the cottage."

    Both bedrooms and both en-suites are a good size. Downstairs is a great open plan space, with comfortable furniture and a decent sized table for four. Also good, reliable Wi-Fi. Very nice en-suite bathrooms, with really good showers. The location is brilliant, with the Co-op just a few yards away with everything you need, open 06:00 till 10:00. Shops, take-away, cafes and pubs along the high street which is just around the corner. We were able to park on the road outside the property on every occasion, although a free car park is, again, just around the corner. No criticisms, but a couple of suggestions: the open en-suite doorway might benefit from a curtain, although the loo and shower are not in direct line of vision! We don’t expect a welcome hamper, but minor irritation not to have things like salt and pepper, or a spare loo roll.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2022

  • "Really nice comfortable cottage, in a quiet spot, only 50 yards from centre of ..."

    Really nice comfortable cottage, in a quiet spot, only 50 yards from centre of town, great for local shops, and amenities, we loved wooler common, saw red squirrels everyday we took our dogs up there, even saw a deer with fawn,

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely, clean and as described."

    Perfect site for exploring area. Ideal with our two small dogs. Parking was ideal for us. Lots of beaches and things to do with dogs

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Aug 2022

  • "This cottage is lovely."

    Very clean . Everything you need is there. In the centre of wooler,

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2022

  • "A very comfortable and well appointed holiday house centrally located near the Co op !"

    . Our friends and ourselves had a superb visit to this part of the world (it only rained once) Three comments (not criticisms) 1 We felt a door between the bedrooms and the bathrooms would have been welcome for reasons of privacy 2 Perhaps a visitors book would share experiences. 3. A folder with equipment instructions plus local contact details and bin collections would have been useful. Many thanks David and Janet Eastwood

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jul 2022

  • "This is a lovely dog friendly comfortable cottage."

    We didn't actually have dogs with us this time but the place is well organised with easy to clean floors and robust leather sofas. There is no grass in the yard though so if you have a girl who will only perform on grass you will need to take her up to the churchyard opposite to empty her bladder in the morning/bedtime. The Co-op just up the road sold everything we needed, lovely friendly pubs, and Milan Italian Restaurant deserves every star it's been given. And the Doddington's Dairy Milk Bar Cafe down the hill on the main road provided gorgeous real ice creams and sorbets including options for diabetics and vegans etc when needed in the middle of a heatwave! Owner Tony was really helpful and responded immediately when we had a minor plumbing crisis on our first day - all sorted in minutes. As a person who also works with rescue dogs and supports another small dog rescue charity it was great to know that all the profits were going to support Rescue Me.

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property is a clean well-appointed terrace house in the heart of the charming little town of Wooler."

    Within walking distance to several pubs and restaurants as well as a Co-op. It was our base for locations in Bamburgh, Alnwick, Seahouses, Holy Island, and Rothbury. The first floor is an open floor plan. The kitchen is modern with all necessary kitchen items and appliances including a dishwasher. The living room is ample sized with plenty of comfortable seating, books, movies, music, TV, and a stereo. A large dining table accommodating six people in in the dining area. There are two king-sized bedrooms with ensuites on the second floor. The ensuites are clean bright and include showers. Parking is easily acquired for free on the street directly in front of the property but also a free lot on the same street. We never had to use the lot as there was always space in front of the property. Check in/out was well explained by the property owner Tony, who also provided us with plenty of information about the property, town and surrounding area attractions. A lovely place to stay in Northumberland!

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely freshly decorated, quaint and cosy cottage."

    Northumberland is a perfect, dog friendly get away. Wonderful for hill walking or popping into a few historic houses and castles...all just a stone's throw away.

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in the quaint town of Wooler ."

    Very comfortable & great for each room to have its own ensuite. Very helpful owner Tony

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had an enriched experience in Northumberland because of this wonderful ..."

    We had an enriched experience in Northumberland because of this wonderful cottage, only problem we had was both doors were hard to open, however we were told this by the owner and it did not spoil our holiday, she was waiting for a trade person to fix, the area was lovely so much to see and do, we will be back

    Reviewed by Linda4.4Sep 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Church View Cottage: it was clean, spacious and comfortable."

    The roadside parking was never an issue and Wooler an excellent base from which to explore the area.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Sep 2021

  • "Had a wonderful stay at the cottage."

    It is comfortable, homely and well equipped. It a great position in Wooler. Lovely little town with every shop you need on hand. Just a shame the restaurants we wanted to try were closed due to the “pingdemic” but great excuse to return! Thanks to Tony for his recommendations on places to go. Definitely recommend this cottage for a lovely stay in the area.

    Reviewed by Beth5.0Jul 2021

  • "Access to local services,eg."

    Shops,restaurants,tourist attractions,parking near property.

    Reviewed by Jeanne5.0Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was exactly how described and was perfect for what we required."

    Reviewed by M5.0Jul 2021

  • "Great cottage perfect for two couples and lovely living space."

    Great location too. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Clair5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great cottage in great location to explore northern Northumberland."

    A friendly which has a number to eating out options, literally minutes away and a little supermarket a minute away. No problems parking on the street. We hadn't been to Northumberland before, so the choice of Wooler as a base wasn't based on anything in particular. But we're very glad we choose Wooler and espeically Church View Cottage we had a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Helena4.1Oct 2020

  • "Church View Cottage is the perfect place for a holiday in Northumberland."

    Right in the centre of Wooler, the local shops, pubs and restaurants are literally just round the corner! The friendly cottage owner called us on the morning we were travelling to give us all the info we needed and more! The cottage was spacious and comfortable with everything we needed. The only facility that was listed on here which we couldn't find was a dishwasher. We visited Alnwick and Bamburgh which were both an easy drive away. I can highly recommend the Milan Italian restaurant (best i've had since visiting Sorrento!) and the No.1 Tapas restaurant, both in Wooler. For Sunday lunch we drove further out to the Percy Arms in Chatton which was delicious and the pub was lovely.

    Reviewed by Carl4.4Sep 2020

  • "Very nice stay the cottage was very good had everything we needed we will stay here again in the future 10/10 very pleased will recommend to friends and family."

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Sep 2020

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing week here."

    The cottage was as described. Booking and website great and easy to use, staff on phone friendly and helpful. Communication at all levels great from Sykes re booking, prep and arrival and from owner re access arrangements etc. Cottage Great for family or 2 couples with a shower room for each king size bedroom. Open plan lower floor great for socialising giving loads of space. The kitchen had all the pots and pans and utensils neede for cooking. Location was good being only 30 to 45 mins away from places like Holy Island, Berwick, Bamburgh, Alnwick, lots of castles and beaches. Wooler has many amenities just a couple of minutes walk - a large Coop on the corner, 3 pubs, take always, fish and chip shop, 2 cafes, 2 bakeries and a family butcher. The cottage is opposite a Church, church bells ring on the hour telling the time, if you keep all the windows closed at bedtime (including the bathroom window) then you don’t hear them too much and after the first night we tuned them out.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Aug 2020

  • "For the first time ever staying in one of your cottages I can’t recommend this cottage."

    To not publish that the en-suites have no doors on is a big deal. The rest of the cottage is as advertised and in a good location for touring Northumberland.

    Thanks for your feedback. Due to the age and the character of the property a door cannot be fitted due to the physical restraints. However the walls are 2 feet thick, both bathrooms are of a large size and have been specifically designed so that everything in the bathroom the toilets and showers are completely obscured from the bedroom to protect modesty with customers usually appreciating the quirkiness of the design.We're sorry that on this occasion you were disappointed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan2.5Aug 2020

  • "Owners very helpful"

    Reviewed by Nicholas4.1Feb 2020

  • "Just brilliant."

    ...from the welcome information to the lovely well presented accommodation we found it faultless.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Nov 2019

  • "A great cottage in a fantastic location."

    Some lovely shops and restaurants on the doorstep as well as some of the famous Northumberland attractions a short drive away. The owners gave helpful advice to ensure we made the most of our stay. A real home from home

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Oct 2019

  • "A comfortable cottage and ideal for two couples with both bedrooms having en-suite facilities."

    Wooler proved an ideal base for exploring the Northumberland countryside, the Cheviot Hills and the beautiful coast from St Abbs down to Alnmouth and beyond. Picturesque harbours and impressive castles in abundance! The National Trust's Cragside not to be missed - likewise Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, and much more. Great roads with very little traffic. Facilities in Wooler itself very good - a Co-op that's open until late every day just a few yards away, a great Italian Restaurant, called Milan not much further and a good range of shops.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Aug 2019

  • "The only thing I would mention, and this is probably an older persons thing, is that a "modesty curtain" be fitted to the en-suites."

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Jul 2019

  • "Cottage was clean and comfortable and reasonably well equipped."

    The church bells opposite were a bit of a nuisance ringing out the hours every hour throughout the night. The only drawback was the lack of a downstairs or even outside loo.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4May 2019

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Summary

  • 2 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Wifi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking plus FOC car park 40 yards away
  • Shared yard with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pub 0.01 miles
  • Note: Narrow doorway to en-suites

The property

This immaculately-presented, terraced cottage sits in the heart of the town of Wooler, close to the Northumberland National Park.

Tastefully furnished throughout to provide comfortable and welcoming accommodation, this Wooler cottage offers the perfect retreat for couples and friends alike.

This Wooler cottage is a delight to discover, with a bright, open plan ground floor living area and a well-appointed kitchen, perfect for rustling up gourmet dinners after a long day's trek amongst the Cheviot Hills.

Upstairs, the two bedrooms have been well thought out, and both boast en-suite facilities.

This Wooler cottage is ideally placed for all the local attractions; a short stroll will take you to the main street in Wooler with a good supply of pubs, restaurants and takeaways.

A short drive will take you to the Cheviot Hills with walks and cycle paths to challenge the keenest adventurer, or why not take a trip to the west and discover the delights of the Heritage Coast?

This Wooler cottage provides all you need for a relaxing Northumberland break.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

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Please Note: All funds from this property go to a charity, Rescue Me Dogs, this is a charity which supplies dogs to ex members of the armed services that suffer with PTSD