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The Hemmel. Old Town Farm

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spacious , light-filled living area/kitchen
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Barn
Lovingly converted, light and modern barn - log-burning stove; open plan living/kitchen; luxurious shower room and exposed beams throughout. Shared courtyard garden and large private garden that is securely fenced for dogs and has a patio with fantastic views across the Rede Valley. Located on a working farm within the newly designated International Dark Sky Park - perfect for star gazers and anyone seeking a relaxing countryside break. Well behaved dogs welcome. Ideal for friends sharing or a family holiday, The Hemmel is located only 15 miles from the Scottish Border and enjoys quick and easy access to many of Northumberland's finest attractions including: Hadrian's Wall; Kielder Water and Forest Park; the Cheviot Hills; and Alnwick Castle and Gardens. Old Town Farm sits on the edge of ...Lovingly converted, light and modern barn - log-burning stove; open plan living/kitchen; luxurious shower room and exposed beams throughout. Shared courtyard garden and large private garden that is securely fenced for dogs and has a patio with fantastic views across the Rede Valley. Located on a working farm within the newly designated International Dark Sky Park - perfect for star gazers and anyone seeking a relaxing countryside break. Well behaved dogs welcome. Ideal for friends sharing or a family holiday, The Hemmel is located only 15 miles from the Scottish Border and enjoys quick and easy access to many of Northumberland's finest attractions including: Hadrian's Wall; Kielder Water and Forest Park; the Cheviot Hills; and Alnwick Castle and Gardens. Old Town Farm sits on the edge of the Northumberland National Park and within the newly designated International Dark Skies Park. The Hemmel has two double bedrooms, both tastefully decorated. One with king-size bed, the other has a zip and link king-size bed which can be separated to create twin beds. both have top quality mattresses. The house is on one level and has a large luxurious bathroom with walk-in shower. There are open beamed ceilings throughout and a modern log burning stove. The living area is open plan and there is also a south-facing entrance hall/sun-room with seating that overlooks the grassed courtyard. A large patio takes advantage of fabulous views to the north and west across the Rede Valley. This area gets the morning and evening sun, perfect for morning coffee and summer barbecues. The private garden to the rear of the garden is large for dogs and kids to run around! Otterburn village is only 1 mile away and has an excellent village shop. Otterburn Woolen Mill and Country Store has a coffee shop brimming with tasty treats. Locally there are pubs and hotels serving good quality meals and Bellingham village (8 miles) has a wider selection of shops, a bank and petrol station.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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Reviewed 15 November 2020

The Hemmel is a beautifully rennovated barn just outside Otterburn. We loved our stay . Busy days walking, cycling and going to the beach and perfect evenings in front of the log burner. Kate is an excellent host and we hope to return.

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank 12Helen34
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

Date of stay: February 2020
Reviewed 20 January 2020

Stayed in the Hemmel for a few nights with my wife and our two dogs while in the area on business, and it really is every bit as good as all of the reviews say. About a mile out of Otterburn, the cottage is beatifully...More

Date of stay: January 2020
1  Thank scuzzer72
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 November 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: November 2019
Reviewed 24 October 2019

An attractive cottage in a very good position with lovely views of the surrounding countryside . . Beautifully appointed and equipped and very comfortable . Thoroughly enjoyed our weeks stay here . The owner Kate is very welcoming and on hand for advice if needed....More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Susanne C
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

The Hemmel is a barn conversion in a beautiful location with a breathtaking view of the valley and distant hills. The accommodation is in our opinion 5 star plus. The property exceeded our expectations and was immaculate throughout with an extremely comfortable bed. We were...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank JimandRachelB
Reviewed 11 August 2019

This was our 2nd visit to The Hemmel, we’ve also stayed in The Granary (part of Old Town Farm) twice. I really can’t praise this property enough, spotlessly clean, high quality furniture & facilities. Incredible views from the living area (see photos). The property has...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Hootie1963
Reviewed 13 April 2019

This place is a little gem Had a very relaxing time Everything you could need for a relaxing break I would highly recommend a stay here

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Janet T
kate k, VR Owner at The Hemmel. Old Town Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2019

Thanks Janet. Was lovely to meet you and glad you enjoyed your stay and that the skies were clear for stargazing!, best wishes to you and your husband

Reviewed 13 February 2019

A beautiful home in a lovely part of the country. Kate was very welcoming and left home made scones for us! Milo dog loved the secure garden.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Coastal34715651485
Reviewed 5 February 2019

This is a beautifully designed and renovated barn conversion. The interior is modern and stylish but still warm and cozy. The extra little details such as small look out windows in the stone wall of the bedroom lit with tea lights are lovely. There are...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank richjill2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Otterburn village has a well stocked shop for food provisions. Otterburn Mill stocks outdoor clothing, shoes and equipment and has a good coffee shop. Newly refurbished William de Percy is a lively wedding venue with bar and restaurant open to the public. Nearby Bellingham, 8 miles, has a larger range of food stores and craft shops, pubs and tea rooms. Lovely walk up Hareshaw Linn to the waterfall. Kielder Water and Forest Park are only a 20min drive and has excellent and challenging cycle and walking routes and family activities including birds of prey centre.
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