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5 Star Self Catering

The Smithy,
Wooler,
Northumberland

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Sleeps 2. Bedrooms: 1 (1 double). Wooler. Short breaks off-peak min. of 3 nights. 2 well-behaved small dogs welcome.

The Smithy
A perfect holiday cottage for a couple has been created from an original farm smithy in Wooler, Northumberland. Awarded 5 stars by Visit England, The Smithy nestles in the Glendale Valley at the edge of the National park. Positioned 16 miles from both Berwick Upon Tweed and Alnwick, both fantastic for shopping and history, and just a half hour from Northumberland's beautiful Heritage coastline, this luxury cottage is in the grounds of the working farm where the owners live. Walking, fishing, riding or cycling are all on the doorstep of this fabulous holiday home. There is also a tennis court on site for guests' use, and opportunities for trout and salmon fishing in the river that runs through the farm. There are two other larger cottages available in the same location, sleeping 4 and 8 (10) respectively.

The cottage is perfectly placed for exploring Northumberland - the mystical holy island of Lindisfarne, Bamburgh Castle, The Farne Islands and the Scottish Borders are within easy reach. Northumberland has some of the most unspoilt and under populated landscape in England - where mountains, sandy beaches and hidden coves are all within a short drive.

There are beautiful walks from the doorstep of the cottage - with an abundance of marked routes including Linhope Spout and Routin Linn, or a walk in the Cheviot Hills where you'll hardly see another soul. St Cuthbert's Way also passes close to the cottages.

If two wheels is more your thing, the Pennine Cycleway goes by the cottage, making this the ideal cottage for a pit stop. Bike hire is available locally, and can be arranged by the owners.

The area boasts some fantastic marine wildlife - the Farne Islands, off the coast of Seahouses, make ideal diving for all levels - tuition is available.
This is the ideal cottage from which to escape into the wilderness - if you're looking for a holiday cottage for a large group on a special occasion why not rent 2 or 3 cottages together?
Accommodation with 0 Bedrooms
  • Bedrooms: 1 double
  • Sleeps: 2
  • 1 Bathroom
  • TV/DVD/Radio/CDStereo/ipod
  • Washing Machine and Drying Machine
  • Fridge freezer, gas cooker, wood burning stove
  • Trout and salmon fishing on site
  • Golf course 2 and 12 miles
  • Use of tennis court
  • Up to two small well behaved dogs welcome (small surcharge)
  • Weekends/short breaks available - min. of 3 nights
  • Two other cottages nearby sleeping 4-10
  • Located near Wooler - 1/2 mile
  • Airport - Newcastle 1hr. Edinburgh 1 and 1/2 hrs
  • Situated in Glendale Valley and Cheviot Hills
  • St Cuthbert's Way passes near to the cottage
  • Gliding 4 miles, riding 4-10 miles
  • Pennine cycleway nearby - bike hire arranged
  • Pubs and a restaurant close by. Many to choose from within a 16 mile radius
  • Northumberland Heritage coast 12 miles
  • Diving at the Farne Islands - 40 minutes drive
  • Edinburgh and Newcastle-upon-Tyne less than one hour
  • Owner has 2 other smaller cottages nearby
Accommodation:
The Smithy is a gorgeous romantic holiday cottage for couples in Northumberland. This pet friendly cottage offers luxury quality self catering holiday accommodation for 2 people in one bedroom.

This recently refurbished cottage is furnished and decorated to a high standard, blending contemporary fittings with the traditional cottage style, including exposed beams and a wood burning stove. The cottage has state of the art eco-friendly energy sources with under floor heating taken from a natural source.

The open plan kitchen dining living room is equipped with a log burner, tv/dvd and cd player, and deep sofas. The well equipped contemporary kitchen has a gas hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. The dining table seating two provides a perfect place for that home cooked meal by candle light. The cottage is easy to keep clean with tiled flooring throughout and there is a utility room for storing your outdoor gear.

This lovely cottage has one good sized double bedroom with a bathroom next door. Beds are made up for your arrival and fluffy towels are provided.
Outside, the cottage has a small private, enclosed seating area. In addition there is a larger courtyard shared with another cottage. The owners' private tennis court is available for guests' use.

The owners have two other cottages to let, and renting three cottages together will provide accommodation for up to 16 people.

What's included:
Bed Linen, towels, electricity. Check in day Saturday. Check In 3.30pm and check out 10am. Well behaved dogs welcome by prior arrangement. Please keep them off the furniture and out of the bedrooms and bathrooms.

Directions:
The Smithy is situated on the Berwick Road (B6525) 1/2 a mile from the A697 and 10 miles from the A1. One hourís drive North of Newcastle and 1 and 1/2 hours drive South of Edinburgh. Changeover day is Saturday. To book this luxury self-catering cottage, click the enquiry button below and request availability.
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