Tile Sheds, Whalton
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Tile Sheds is an exceptionally spacious ground floor property that has been lovingly furnished and decorated to make guests feel right at home. Within the lounge is a wood burning stove which provides the perfect place to sit and relax in the warmth whilst the fire roars away in the background – a great place to put your feet up. The three large bedrooms are bright and airy offering accommodation for six guests and would be ideal for both family and friends. The garden offers the perfect place to sit out, delve into a good book or simply enjoy the weather. Located on a working farm, Tile Sheds is set within a beautiful area surrounded by stunning countryside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Further details indoors|
Property is all on ground floor level, has oil central heating and a wood burning stove and comprises: Lounge: With wood burning stove, Free view TV and DVD Kitchen/Diner: With AGA and electric oven and hob, microwave, American style fridge/ freezer and dishwasher. Utility: With washing machine Bedroom 1: With king size bed Bedroom 2: With double bed Bedroom 3: With two single beds Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin
All oil, electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of fuel for stove supplied.
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 five 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 nearby. 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. The town of Alnwick also has a variety of different attractions to suit all visitors. For those who love to delve into some history, Alnwick Castle is the perfect place to explore with many different opportunities to explore different aspects about this Castle. Children will also love to look around as this is the Castle used for the filming of Harry Potter's Hogwarts academy! There are also plenty of museums to look around such as Bailiffgate Museum which is ideal for both children and adults alike with many interactive parts where visitors can get involved. House of Hardy Museum and Country Store is another great place to explore whish any fishing enthusiast will enjoy as it delves into the history of this fishing company. Fishing is a popular past time in Alnwick along with many other outdoor activities such as many different walking and cycling routes from a short stroll to a long hike. There is an abundance of wildlife found in Alnwick which makes it the perfect place for bird watchers. Golfing is another great hobby so don't forget to pack your clubs! There are plenty of evening activities to keep visitors entertained such as ghost walks which provide a more unusual experience for visitors to try or The Alnwick Playhouse which is ideal for those who enjoy stunning performances. Alnwick has plenty of activities to suit everyone's tastes and it is well worth a visit!
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29 Aug 2013
"Isolated Cottage - nice kitchen, minimal furnishings, one room damp"
9 Miles from pretty market town of Morpeth, 3 miles from nearest shop (Belsay). Cottage is not stand alone built into a working farm with sheep in adjacent fields and the farmers house opposite. We were invited to play with a delightful litter of puppies at the farm house :-)
Spacious kitchen, one bathroom with immersion heater for hot water driven from a timer. The timer did fail one morning leaving us with cold showers.
Spacious room but minimally furnished - living room has freeview and DVD player.
One bedroom felt damp, with a wardrobe that left clothes feeling damp and windows fixed shut.
We needed an isolated place as a base for day trips - the cottage was adequate though a little overpriced in comparison to other properties.
Had a good time :-)
24 Aug 2013
"so so close to being just perfect"
ok lets start with the not quite satisfactory, the garden is in need of a tidy up, some decent patio furniture and securing fully for children and pets, the house needs a little spruce outside i.e pai… More
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