The Garden House
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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Our award winning cottages offer excellent value for money. 2007 Self-catering Silver Award for Excellence, 2002 Self-catering of the Year, 1999 Self-Catering of the year Runner-Up and Silver Award for Green Tourism. All our properties are also Gold Award Winning for exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service.
a) Wi-Fi internet at The Garden House
b) Open fires
c) Spacious patio and garden with swings
d) The possibility of a chef, please ask for details, as well as bespoke cakes for special occasions.
e) Special Two person discounts available.
The cottages are securely tucked away on our family farm but mercifully out of earshot, offering a perfect holiday retreat! You can sit outside on the patio, relax and contemplate the rolling countryside all the way to the Cheviot Hills or rustle up a meal on the outdoor B.B.Q. - the choice is yours!
Children can safely view the livestock - cattle, sheep, llamas, hens and horses! Little boys will dream of driving massive tractors and machinery and becoming farmers. But why limit the dream to little boys? Little girls will be equally fascinated.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh/Newcastle, Nearest railway: Berwick-upon-Tweed 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The Garden House is a spacious wing of a Manor house built in the Georgian style and has achieved English Tourist Board 5 Star Gold rating. It enjoys panoramic views of the rolling hills and acres of beautiful countryside. This house provides comfort and elegance of a very high standard at a very reasonable price.
The Garden House is entered through double doors into a central hallway. From here access is to the dining room and kitchen and utility room. There is one ground floor twin bedroom with luxury pocket sprung mattresses with a zip link to create a super-king size if required, LCD Television. This room has an en-suite wet room with a powerful shower and additional electric shower.
The kitchen is equipped to a very high standard with solid maple units, granite worktops and all integrated appliances such as dishwasher, microwave and full sized oven and hob. The dining room has an open fireplace, additional flat screen television and a large bay window with double doors leading to the terrace with barbeque and quality garden table and chairs
On the first floor there are two bedrooms;- one with a cream painted French double bed with the same quality mattress , LED Television and en-suite with slipper bath; the second has the choice of twin or zip link super-king size double, LED Television and has an en-suite bathroom with mixer high pressure shower over bath.
The living room with open fire is on the first floor to take advantage of the breathtaking views from the
bay window with LCD TV & Video/ DVD. Wi-Fi available (own lap-top required).
The property is heated with oil-fired central heating and open fire.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a children's play area incorporating, swings, slides and playhouse. We request that children are supervised whilst using this area.
1. Bed linen is supplied in every cottage and consists of a duvet and two pillows per person.
2. Towels are provided for each person booked and consists of one bath and one hand towel per person.
3. Guests are requested to bring their own beach towels.
4. Hairdryers are provided in each cottage. En-suite bedrooms have their own hairdryers.
5. Tea Towels, dishcloths and cleaning agents are provided along with a starter pack of toilet rolls and echo dishwasher tablets.
6. Cot, Highchair and child safety gates are available on request.
7. LCD Televisions are provided along with DVD and Video players, CD radio cassette players. Each house has a supply of books and videos and DVD's for your stay.
8. Open Fires are available all year with an electric alternative for the summer.
9. Garden furniture and barbecues are provided at all cottages.
10. Children play area.
11. Electric/ heating - The fuel is provided for the coal fire and every house has a fuel allocation, for The Garden House this is £25.00 per week booked. We consider this a fair way of pricing - you the customer, are getting the best price possible and not subsiding other weeks.
12. Comprehensive information provided in each house along with Cottage Information file.
13. Chef can be provided with prior booking and subject to availability
14. Sorry no pets and no smoking.
Northern England region
The cottage is ideally situated for enjoying the Northumberland coast, Holy and Farne Islands, Cheviot Hills and the Scottish Borders, with the advantage of being just one hour's drive from both Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Berwick is situated in the Borders of Scotland and England and is famous for its unique Elizabethan walls and the splendid views of the town from 'Megs Mount' and 'Brass Bastion'.
Within easy reach are the Cheviots, which offer exceptional hill walking, the Farne Islands where seals and large numbers of seabirds are resident plus some excellent SCUBA diving. Lindisfarne of course is famous for its part in early Christianity in England (Check safe crossing times here.). The Tweed valley offers some of the best fishing in the UK and bird watching in the unspoiled countryside is a pleasure.
There are a large number of country houses nearby, which are open to the public including Paxton House and Manderston. Floors Castle at Kelso, and Alnwick Castle (the location for the 'Harry Potter' movie) both make interesting day-trips. Children will enjoy Heatherslaw Mill with its narrow gauge railway or feeding the animals at Conundrum Farm Trail.
The cottage enjoys panoramic views of the Cheviot Hills, and acres of beautiful countryside. It is open all year and even out of season is the ideal winter and early season retreat with its open fire and cosy soft furnishings. Adults and children alike will be fascinated by the pet llamas - Rowan and Mika. The friendly working collies are ever welcoming and George the rooster will sound your early morning call.
The cottage is 2½ miles from the nearest local Post Office and shops at East Ord. Berwick-upon-Tweed is only 4½ miles away and has a good selection of supermarkets, shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a sports centre with swimming pool and arts centre. The long, sandy, Northumbrian beaches, such as Cocklawburn and Bamburgh, are only a few miles away.
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13 May 2014
"Excellent stay and accommodation"
Well another fantastic week enjoyed at The Garden House. Have lost count on the amount of times we've stayed at various of the West Longridge Cottages over the past 13 years. Each one is spectacu… More
25 Jan 2014
"Luxurious and cosy"
We absolutely loved staying at the Garden House and as other people have stated, Robert was so welcoming and we felt at home instantly. Robert had lit the fire, laid out scones, cakes, cream and jam… More
6 Jan 2014
"Excellent Property with an Outstanding Host"
This was our 4th stay at the Garden House and it never fails to provide an excellent standard of accommodation. The property is equipped to a very high standard and maintained in excellent decorative … More
28 Dec 2013
"Our fourth fabulous stay!"
Just returned from another fabulous stay in Garden House, at West Longridge, this time a real treat spending Christmas there. As usual from the minute we arrived Robert had pulled out all the stops. A… More
5 Nov 2013
"Amazing property. Very clean, everything you need and an exceptional standard."
One of the nicest properties we have stayed in. The owner was very friendly and welcoming ( the welcome cake and scones went down very well !), the house is furnished to a very high standard and has … More
14 Jun 2013
""Idyllic property in superb location""
Spectacular views, impressive proportions - this exceptional country house sits in an elevated position with fantastic views. On your arrival the dining room table is laid for tea, home made scones wi… More
24 Jan 2013
Thank you Robert for all from us all, my close family. The B&B, The Garden House and my final week at Bluebell Cottage. Welcoming, warm, friendly, comfortable, big fluffy towels. You made our stay in … More
20 Oct 2012
"Everything I hoped it would be"
Stayed 6th to 13th October 2012. Just brilliant. If you want luxury, comfort and outstanding views this is the place to stay. Robert is a wonderful host and there is no detail too small to be thought … More
25 Aug 2012
"Invited to stay by my daughter and family"
Outstanding, absolutely delighted to be invited for a few days stay from my daughter at this high quality accommodation. Could not and did not find any faults which is very unusual from me. Owner, del… More
21 Aug 2012
This was our second visit this year to The Garden House. Robert's home-made cake and scones (which are delicious!) were a most welcome treat after our journey. The most fantastic fire burning in the upstairs lounge (on both stays) made it very special indeed. Robert has to be one of the most delightful hosts we have ever had the pleasure of meeting.
Our 4-year old daughter was really delighted with her "Princess bed and bathroom" (The Tulip bedroom). Having a bathroom all of her own made her experience alone very special. She loved and still talks about the llamas and the sheep not to mention the fluffy chickens.
The accommodation was the best in terms of both value for money and spaciousness that we have ever come across and we were completely bowled over with the attention to detail.
Excellent and would recommend this to anyone. Thank-you again Robert.07815140297
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