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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Surrounded by enchanting mature trees which are home to an array of bird species and the red squirrel, the Poppy's is a newly restored semi-detached home set in 75 acres of Northumberland's countryside and offers private woodland trails that criss-cross the estate, making it a wonderful and idyllic place to holiday for nature lovers, families and walkers.
The house offers accommodation for up to 7 guests (plus 1 cot), and a well behaved dog. Inside the interior décor offers a modern, comfortable home from home feel to help you settle in straight away, and if you need to keep the children entertained whilst you unpack a wide selection of children's toys and DVD's are on hand to make the process stress free.
The kitchen/dinning room is equipped with modern appliances and is spacious enough for family dining, entertaining friends, or watching TV, whilst the whole of the rear of the house is dedicated to a large light sitting room with the added benefits of reclining chairs, cosy throws and up-to-date entertainment suite including Blu ray player, DAB radio/MP3 dock, Broadband/WiFi access and external HDMI ports for gaming consoles. There is also a downstairs toilet.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 single and 1 twin room), with the master bedroom having an en-suite and TV/DVD player. The family bathroom has a large bath with incorporated shower enclosure.
To the rear of the house is an enclosed garden including a seating area with 8 seating table with parasol. Children's sand/seating table with a lawned area to play.
There is also 2 private parking spaces opposite the house.
Family holidays can mean bringing lots of things from home and to help lighten the load the following essentials are provided:
• 1 x COT • 1 x High chair
• 1 x Booster seat • Baby monitor
• Changing mat • Steriliser
• Stair gates • Potty
• Child's toilet seat • Child's step
• Baby and child cutlery, bowls, cups and plates • Bath toys and non-slip mat
• Blender • Children's books, indoor and outdoor toys
• DVD player and children's DVDs • Microwave
• Night lights • Socket Protectors
Set in the back drop of Longhirst hall the Poppy's is a nestled retreat in the perfect location to discover Northumberland's hidden coastlines and panoramic countryside, explore the ancient castles and market towns and all within a 30 minute's drive by car. Just outside the door enjoy the woodland walkways for an afternoon stroll and try and spot the red squirrels dashing up and down the trees. If you are feeling sporty why not have a round or two of golf at the Longhirst hall golf club just a short walk from the house, relax in the club house which serves both food and drinks throughout the day.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Duridge Bay 17 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle International Airport 31 km, Nearest railway: Morpeth Train Station 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|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 (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
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8 Jul 2014
"Really pleased we booked"
We had a lovely long weekend at Poppy's. Clean, modern, well equipped and homely. Also VERY child friendly (2 families with young children). This accommodation really suited us and we found there… More
Thank you for your lovely review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the local attractions. We do strive to have everything perfect for our guests arrival and apologise about the lawn, we do have have a gardener and will find out why it had not been cut for your arrival. Black out blinds is on our list of improvements to make this year and we hope you will look to stay at the Poppy's again.
Holly & Mark
15 May 2014
My wife and I stayed at 'Poppy's' recently, it is like a home from home, with cleanliness and practicality as standard, we loved the area and the proximity to Morpeth, Alnwick and the spectacular Northumberland coastline. We will definitely be returning!!! An example to others!!