Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
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.
Ground Floor: With oak floors.Open plan living space.Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.Bedroom 1: With 5ft 6in double bed and en-suite with low step into double shower cubicle.First Floor:Galleried seating area.Bedroom 2: With twin beds.Bathroom: With clawfoot bath, toilet and Velux window.
Initial fuel for wood burner included, remainder at £6 per basket. Travel cot and highchair. Washing machine and tumble dryer available by arrangement. 1-acre woodland grounds with garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store by arrangement. Ample private parking.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. No smoking.
Note: The Bothy House is located 100 yards from Old Horton Grange (ref MVS) and The Stables (UKC2532) and the three can be booked together to accommodate 20+2 guests
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Awaze Vacation Rentals Ltd.
Registered Office: Sunway House, Raglan Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2LW.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77