Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
High Shaftoe is a traditional style of property that is full of character with many lovely features such as beamed ceilings and large windows. The lounge and kitchen are extremely spacious, bright and airy. There is also a gallery room which is perfect for guests who want a little quiet time to delve into a good book or simply unwind. The master bedroom has exquisite en-suite facilities along with fantastic countryside views to wake up to – a relaxing and idyllic haven. The large garden provides the perfect area to enjoy the outdoors and admire the view. It is a peaceful and an ideal spot for those who love the countryside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Morpeth|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Further details indoors|
Bedroom 1: With double bed and TV with lovely views across the garden and rolling countryside beyond with en suite bath, hand held shower spray, WC and wash basin Bedroom 2: With single bed Bedroom 3: With single bed Bedroom 4: With two single beds Bathroom: With bath, WC and wash basin
Property has oil central heating and comprises: Lounge: With Freeview TV, video and radio/CD. A lovely bright and spacious room featuring arched hemmel windows and exposed beams Kitchen/Diner: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine Gallery/Reading Room: A separate raised gallery area; a quiet spot to read or relax and admire the view Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin
All fuel, power and bed linen included.
Northern England region
The northerly county of Northumberland is a hidden gem of totally unspoilt countryside and wonderful long stretches of pristine sandy beaches. If you want to stretch your legs and breathe in clean country air this is the place for you, with miles of wide open spaces and magnificent views. The county has three distinct sub regions; a coastline stretching some forty miles with quiet sandy beaches and pretty coastal harbour villages. Inland visitors will find dramatic rolling moorland and forests, much of which is National Park and to the south of the region is the famous Hadrian's Wall which runs coast to coast and is now a World Heritage Site. Apart from Northumberland's natural assets the county is steeped in history and has had a turbulent past which is characterised by more than its fair share of castles and ancient hill forts, some of which were built to repel Viking invaders. It was also the scene of the border wars and conflicts between the English and Scots in the 14th-16th century.
The area of Morpeth is located fourteen miles away and has a variety of attractions to see including a small shopping centre that is perfect for those who enjoy a little bit of retail therapy. Other places of interest include the Carlisle Park where there are a variety of different attractions for the whole family to enjoy such as a bowling green, skate park and beautiful gardens to explore. Whitehouse Farm Centre is a brilliant attraction for children with many different types of animals to look at, some of which you can hand feed. The farm also has a play area with Go-Karts, mazes and much more – There are plenty of things to do to keep the children entertained. For those who prefer to delve into history, there are a collection of places to visit including the Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum, The Congregational Gallery where beautiful art work can be observed or the Brinkburn Priory which dates back to the 12th century. Stunning gardens and walks can be found within the area such as Thrunton Woods, Bide-A-Wee Cottage and Longframlington Gardens. Golfing and fishing are also popular in Morpeth offering fantastic facilities surrounded by some of the most breath taking scenery that Northumbria has to offer. Rothbury is a stunning area which offers a huge variety of different activities and attractions to suit the whole family and it is located fifteen miles away. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the fantastic opportunities within Rothbury which include walking, fishing and golfing facilities. Other attractions include Brinkburn Priory which offers historical insight into this beautiful church or the Rothbury National Park Centre. Rothbury is a peaceful and idyllic village which is perfect for those who love to explore the countryside. It is also ideally positioned within easy access of many neighbouring towns.