400 year old country house situated on a working farm. Boasts games room, wood burners, large living rooms and four poster bed.
These three holiday properties are situated on the very edge of a working farm and are centrally located to explore all the delights of this friendly county. Set in 200 acres mixed with woodland, visitors are welcome to explore the estate, making this a real country experience whilst close to the lovely town of Ponteland. Old Horton Grange (ref MVS) is a spacious, detached, former family country house and is an ideal retreat for all generations, whether it’s a break for that special occasion or a family holiday. The property has large living rooms, a games room and four cosy wood burners, as well as a generous garden for relaxing. Parts of this delightful house date back over 400 years, so plenty of traditional features, mixed with contemporary living, await you. The Stables (ref UKC2532) sits behind Old Horton Grange, all one level this U-shaped spacious former stable block, dating back to the 18th century, has a large living area with a double sided wood burner, and offers two living areas. The open beamed features and limestone flooring offers a touch of country living with a contemporary twist. It benefits from a pleasant courtyard for relaxing and sitting out. The Bothy House (ref MQD), set in its own 1-acre of tranquil and peaceful woodland features an atrium-style ceiling and stands detached 100 yards down the quiet lane. This unusual bothy house boasts breathtaking sunsets from the glorious south-facing full length windows.
The picturesque town of Ponteland is nearby, with plenty of shops and eateries suitable for all ages. A charming, award-winning farm shop centre is only a couple of minutes’ drive. Easily accessible are all the attractions of the county, including Hadrian’s Wall and the Cheviots. An easy drive takes visitors to the miles of golden sandy beaches scattered along the Heritage Coast, peppered with castles, friendly villages and is ideal for water enthusiasts, perfect for lovely days out. Further along the coast is Holy Island, not to be missed for a fascinating day trip (watch out for the tides), Alnwick with its famous castle used in the Harry Potter films and the enchanting water gardens, which can be reached in around 45 minutes. Newcastle, with its regenerated quayside, galleries, theatres and an array of shops, is only a 15-minute drive. Refs MVW and MVX are also owned by the same owners and are situated 15 miles from Old Horton Grange, The Bothy House and The Stables. Beach 11 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub 2½ miles, restaurant 2 miles.
Living room 1: With wood burner, Sky TV (full package), DVD player and CD player.
Living room 2: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, Wii console and wooden floor.
Dining room: With wood burner.
Kitchen: Farmhouse-style with breakfast area, Aga, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Garden room: With wood burner.
Games room: With table football.
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with bath, toilet and oak floor.
Bedroom 2: With four poster double bed.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed and single bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bedroom 4: With kingsize bed and single bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
Bedroom 5: With double bed.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Bathroom: With bath (no toilet).
Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burners included, remainder at £6 per basket. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Enclosed lawned, landscaped garden with garden furniture. Bike store. Ample private parking. Please note: There is a pond and raised 2ft water feature in the garden.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. No smoking.
Note: Old Horton Grange House and The Stables (UKC2532) are located 100 yards from The Bothy House (ref MQD) and the three can be booked together to accommodate 20+2 guests
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Initial fuel for woodburners included, thereafter available locally. Travel cot, highchair and fireguard available on request. Can be booked together with MQD The Bothy house for larger parties to sleep 16 + 2. There is a raised 2ft water feature and pond in the garden. The property is on a working farm. The owner has 2 other properties MVW, Tower Cottage and MVX, The Gatehouse, although not nearby are located at West Bitchfield, Belsay. ADDITIONAL CHARGES - There is a £300 security deposit payable in cash on arrival, this will be returned on departure, if all is left as found. Initial basket of logs included, thereafter they can be purchased from the owner at £6 per basket or can be bought locally.Get the full listing »