Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Coquet Cottage is located in the heart of the Northumberland National Park in the village of the Low Alwinton. It is a traditional stone built cottage and is over 200 years old. It is full of character and charm with a lovely open log fire and exposed beams and stone walls. The ground floor has been recently refurbished and now has underfloor heating.
Coquet Cottage comfortable sleeps up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms - 2 doubles and a twin bedroom.
The living room has a lovely open log fire with a feature fireplace and a chesterfield suite - perfect for cosy nights in. There is a large kitchen with dining area and a modern kitchen. There is a downstairs double bedroom and bathroom. Upstairs there is a double bedroom and a twin bedroom with an interconnecting door leading to an adjoining property– Cheviot Cottage. This makes Coquet Cottage an ideal choice for large groups or two families.
Lounge: open log fire, stone floor, under floor heating, chesterfield suite, wall mounted flat screen TV and DVD player and Wi-Fi (the double sofa can be used as a sofa bed).
Kitchen: feature fireplace, dining table, modern fitted kitchen, belfast sink, electric hob and oven with extractor fan, radio, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge and freezer.
Bedroom: double bedroom and wardrobe.
Bathroom: fully tiled with shower over bath, WC and wash hand basin.
Double bedroom: carpeted room with plenty of storage space with 3 chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps, dressing table mirror and velux windows.
Twin bedroom: carpeted room with 2 single beds, bedside tables, chest of drawers.This room has an inter-connecting door to Cheviot Cottage and has views of the Coquet River.
Both upstairs bedrooms have sloping ceilings with original beams.
There is a lovely enclosed garden with garden furniture where you can sit out and enjoy the views of the cheviot and the surrounding area including the River Coquet. There are two pubs with in a five minute walk from the cottage that serve a good selection of ales and food.
One well behaved dog is welcome to stay at this cottage.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
Northern England region
Northumberland is renowned for being one of the most beautiful counties in England, with very little to spoil the natural landscape. It is also very rich in history with more castles than any other county and links with the beginnings of Christianity on nearby Holy Island.
The one hundred of miles of untouched coastline is a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty and is therefore a popular destination for those who want to find some peace and quiet. Birdwatchers and nature lovers can't help but fall in love with the region, abundant with rare birds, red squirrels and wild deer. There is plenty to see and do in this beautiful and exciting region.
Coquet Cottage is situated in Low Alwinton which sits on the border of the Northumberland national park, within walking distance of the local village pub which sells good home cooked food. They are overlooked by the beautiful Harbottle Forest and near the banks of the River Coquet.
The Northumberland National Park is famed for its wide variety of rare animals. Some animals that visitors may be able to spot include rare birds, otters, red squirrels as well as deer and the Chillingham Wild Cattle.
Such an unspoiled landscape provides a haven for wildlife; Black Grouse can be heard over the hills in early spring, and even the rare Osprey is a well known Summer visitor. Otters now are no longer a rarity along the length of the River Coquet and a glimpse of one of these elusive creatures can remain with you for a lifetime.
And if all that peace & quiet gets too much - You are only a short drive away from thriving market towns, such as Alnwick and Morpeth. For the die-hard shopaholic, Newcastle upon Tyne offers fantastic shops and world famous nightlife.
Alwinton is about 18 miles (29 km) to the west of Alnwick and 10 miles north of Rothbury. Alwinton village lies at the head of the Coquet valley, on the edge of both the Otterburn Army Training Estate and the Northumberland National Park, roughly 10 miles (16 km) from the border with Scotland. A road continues past Alwinton into the Cheviot Hills where it terminates at the ancient Roman encampment of Chew Green.
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