Nestled in the centre of the village of Melkridge, Burnlaw is a stone mid- terraced cottage, over looking the village green and is close to the river South Tyne. The interior is traditionally furnished and ,unexpectedly, spacious sleeping six people in four bedrooms.
The upper double bedroom, with it's original beams, ark shaped ceiling and en-suite shower / w.c is particularly atmospheric. The second floor houses two single bedrooms and another double room along with a Victorian style bathroom The claw-footed roll-topped bath is, without doubt, among the most comfortable in existence! Surrounded .by the rolling green pastures of Northumberland, this tranquil village location is perfect for viewing Hadrian's Wall,, and for visiting the many Roman forts and museums along it's route. Haltwhistle, known as the Centre of Britain, is two miles away.Here you will find shops, pubs, cafes, an open air swimming pool and an indoor soft play area There are bus and rail links to Carlisle in the west and to Newcastle, with the fashionable Quayside,the Sage Gallery and the nearby Metro Centre, to the east. Hexham ,eleven miles away, has an excellent selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. A historical Abbey and jail (the first built in Britain) ,are located here. The University City of Durham is about 35 miles away. Beamish (open air) Museum is a 40 minute drive.As Incredible as it sounds; houses, shops, a dentist surgery, a school, a sweet makers and a bank have all been salvaged from surrounding locations . Rebuilt at Beamish, they provide a fascinating walk (or tram ride) through life in the Victorian era.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle, Nearest railway: Haltwhistle and Bardon Mill|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
Melkridge is one of the many jewels in the crown of Northumberland.. Situated near a river and surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in England' it is almost surprising that it is so accessible to tourist spots and amenities . Fishermen walk ,via bridle paths to the nearby river whilst families picnic or explore the area.
In the village,you can even make a booking for a facial treatment,a pedicure or a massage at a converted farmhouse!