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The Granary. Old Town Farm

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Converted Granary overlooking the Rede Valley and beyond to the Simonside Hills. Traditional, stone-built, upside down house with stone steps up the outside - kitchen and living area upstairs to capitalise on the panoramic views. Comfortable and homely with log burning stove in a cosy living room. Exposed beams and wooden floors upstairs. Spacious and well equipped. Ideal for a family of four (children over 7 please) or couples sharing. One double, ensuite bedroom with patio doors and fantastic views of the garden and beyond and one twin/double bedroom with zip and link bed that can become a king-size. A large studio room in the garden has a sofa bed that can be used as extra sleeping space for 2 people in the SUMMER MONTHS ONLY (May to September) It has an ensuite shower room and is ...Converted Granary overlooking the Rede Valley and beyond to the Simonside Hills. Traditional, stone-built, upside down house with stone steps up the outside - kitchen and living area upstairs to capitalise on the panoramic views. Comfortable and homely with log burning stove in a cosy living room. Exposed beams and wooden floors upstairs. Spacious and well equipped. Ideal for a family of four (children over 7 please) or couples sharing. One double, ensuite bedroom with patio doors and fantastic views of the garden and beyond and one twin/double bedroom with zip and link bed that can become a king-size. A large studio room in the garden has a sofa bed that can be used as extra sleeping space for 2 people in the SUMMER MONTHS ONLY (May to September) It has an ensuite shower room and is warm and comfortable. Please note that No towels or bedding are provided for the large sofa bed, just king size or single duvets and pillows. The Granary is a private space that is only overlooked by neighbouring cows! The large garden is filled with flowers and wild birds. There is a shallow pond with decking area and outside seating, ideal for summer barbecues and star gazing. The Granary is situated on a working farm 1 mile south of Otterburn village in the heart of the Kielder International Dark Sky Park and on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. Ideal location for Kielder Water and Forest Park, Hadrian's Wall, Scottish Borders', numerous National Trust properties including Wallington and Cragside, and Alnwick Castle and Gardens. The Northumberland Heritage coast is only a 1 hour drive.For outdoor lovers there is fabulous walking in the Cheviot Hills and a range of trails within 5 miles of the farm. Cycle paths and mountain bike tracks aplenty at Kielder and sections of the Reivers Cycle Route are accessible as well as miles of country lanes in the North Tyne and Coquet valleys . There is a golf course at Bellingham , 8 miles away, and fishing available on the river Rede and at Kielder reservoir. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please contact Kate before booking with a pet - the garden is not securely fenced and this is a working farm with sheep in fields surrounding the house The house is semi-detached with neighbours next door so is not suitable for groups wishing to party and play loud music The house is not suitable for under 8's
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
kate k
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Granary at Old Town Farm Cottages. Kate was there to welcome us (from a safe social distance) and to tell us about the cottage or if we had any questions. The Granary is so spacious...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank RitaR841
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Reviewed 18 December 2019

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Date of stay: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for peace and quiet and a stunning, uninterrupted view of the Northumberland countryside then The Granary is the place to stay. As a couple we found the property very clean, spacious and well equipped. The lounge was very cosy and we enjoyed...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Clare H
Reviewed 3 May 2019

Stayed for long weekend late April and really enjoyed it. The cottage is lovely and really well equipped and the views were fantastic. Lucky enough to have one clear night so saw the amazing millions of stars which was a highlight of the trip. Kate,...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank angelaU9252NP
Reviewed 12 April 2019

The setting is amazing with fabulous views and the accommodation has it all and very comfortable in every way. Cannot re-iterate more, all of the previous comments and we loved it!

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Bev R
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
1 mile south of otterburn on the B6320. Arrive in Otterburn from south via A696 or from north A68/A696. Turn off for Bellingham /Kielder /Otterburn Mill. Pass Otterburn Mill and 1 mile further turn left on a sharp left hand bend posted Old Town Farm and Holiday Cottage sign, NE19 1JZ is postcode for satnav/google maps. Drive down farm road and take FIRST LEFT (large poly tunnel in field at the junction), following holiday cottage signs. Pass in front of partially demolished large cow shed. Granary is at the far end of the row of 3 stone cottages to your right, drive behind the cottages and follow short track down towards log shed and park in area front of house. There is a small holiday cottage sign on the gate. The granary has stone steps up the outside. Please avoid parking on the iron g...
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