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Bluebell Cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 13 reviews

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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

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 Green Tourism Silver Award.

The Cottage is 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 enjoy 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.

he cottage is entered through a stable door, to the left is a lovely comfortable sitting room with open fire ideal for cosy evenings and the ideal winter retreat, with 32" LCD TV, DVD AND Video recorder. To the right is the ground floor family bathroom and next to that is the well equipped kitchen dining area with cream units, wall mounted television and dining table and chairs, quality kitchen utensils and china, with dishwasher, fridge/ freezer and full sized cooker. A French door leads from the kitchen to the patio area with table, chairs and BBQ, where you can sit and enjoy the stunning Cheviot hills and open countryside. From the hallway the staircase leads to two attic styled bedrooms a twin room and then at the other side a double room with beautiful Antique painted French bed finished with Luxury Egyptian cotton sheets. Both bedrooms have their own Televisions.

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 can be equally fascinated. They can all safely cycle near the cottages- wind in their hair, sun on their faces and enjoy the freedom . What more could you ask for?

Berwick, on the border of Scotland and England is famous for its Elizabethan Walls and the splendid seaside views. Edinburgh and Newcastle-upon-Tyne are just 50 minutes by train or one hour's drive away, making the cottages an ideal base to explore the Scottish Borders, Paxton and Manderston House. Floors and Alnwick Castles, Heatherslaw working model railway and mill, The Northumbrian Coast, Holy Island and The Farne Islands, as well as outdoor pursuits, such as walking in the Cheviot Hills, golfing, bird watching and fishing.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Berwick-upon-Tweed
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
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
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

ETB 4 star Gold. Sleeps 2-6. 3 bedrooms.

Cot , high chair and child safety gate available.

With lovely soft furnishing and a stunning French bed it takes farm cottages to a different level.

Ground Floor: Entrance via door into the hallway with a pine staircase. Sitting/dining room which opens onto patio at front with enclosed garden and picturesque views. The open plan sitting room has a traditional cast iron and wood surround open fire with the option of an electric fire for the summer months, colour LCD TV & DVD, CD/Radio. Dining table and chairs. The kitchen area has a modern fitted kitchen with full size electric cooker, fridge/ freezer, dishwasher and microwave and kitchen table and chairs. Utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Bedroom 1 - is situated on the ground floor with a double French antique bed with a luxury pocket sprung mattress, LCD Television. The en-suite wet room has an electric shower, toilet and wash hand basin.

The fitted bathroom on the ground floor has a bath with a mixer shower over, WC, wash hand basin, electric shaver point.

First Floor: staircase from the hall to two attractive attic styled

bedrooms both with single beds. Heating by storage heaters and open coal 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.

Further details

General Information.

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.

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 Bluebell Cottage 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.

About this location

The Northumberland 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.

Berwick upon Tweed

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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10 Oct 2014

5/5

"Beautiful self catering accomodation in a lovely part of the world!"

Our family stayed in Bluebell cottage for a week in August. The cottage was well equipped and spotlessly clean. We really liked the open fire which was used as the weather wasn't great. It had ev… More

27 Aug 2014

5/5

"A cosy and comfortable holiday cottage break"

As a family of four we spent a great week at Bluebell Cottage. Well situated 5 minutes from Berwick, with the coast and Scottish borders on the doorstep. The cottage was well furnished and very comfor… More

17 Aug 2014

5/5

"A perfect base for a holiday"

Another perfect stay at Bluebell for a great week in and around Berwick. Its been a while since we stayed here but we were not disappointed with the cottage. From the warm welcome from Robert, with fr… More

11 Aug 2014

5/5

"Fabulous!"

On arrival we were delighted to find fresh scones and cake laid out in the well equipped kitchen/diner and a welcoming coal fire burning in the sitting room. The holiday cottage is immaculately clean … More

14 Jul 2014

5/5

"wonderful week."

Had a fabulous time in the cottage. lovely cosy place, tastfully decorated and fantastically equiped. we wanted for nothing. Great place to explore from, easy access to the whole region.Fantastic loca… More

25 May 2014

5/5

"We came back"

We spent a lovely week here last September and enjoyed both the cottage and the area so much that we came back again this May. Robert, the owner, takes great pride in his cottages so they are spotles… More

20 Apr 2014

5/5

"Excellent cottage!"

As others have stated before me, this is a very clean, comfortable well appointed cottage. Robert (the owner) leaves a cream tea and cake tray for every guest, a very welcoming gesture. The bed was ve… More

28 Oct 2013

5/5

"Home from home."

We stayed with our 2 children, during Autumn half-term. Walking into a very cosy and comfortable cottage with afternoon tea all ready in the kitchen, hit the right spot. Robert came to greet us and wa… More

20 Oct 2013

5/5

"Perfect family holiday"

We had a lovely relaxing week staying in Robert's cosy cottage. This was our second visit and we enjoyed it just as much as the first - we arrived to a fire burning in the living room grate and t… More

14 Sep 2013

5/5

"Lovely week at Bluebell Cottage - a home from home!"

We have just had a really enjoyable stay at Bluebell cottage. The location is ideal, minutes from the A1 and Berwick but surrounded by fantastic countryside and superb views.We were welcomed by a roar… More

Review 1-10 of 13

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