This 19th Century, single storey cottage can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is loacted near to Belford in Northumberland. This sympathetically restored nineteenth century cottage, made from traditional stone in the rural hamlet of Bellshill, lies only two miles from the pretty village of Belford. A short drive from the sweeping Northumberland coast, this cottage has fantastic, panoramic views to Budle Bay, Bamburgh Castle and the Farne Islands, not forgetting the impressive Heritage Coast. Decorated in a crisp, modern style and tastefully furnished, this period home still manages to retain much of its old-world charm. With sleeping ro...om for four people, a wood burning stove in the spacious living room and a fantastic outdoor eating space so that you can enjoy the fabulous scenery, Pheasant Cottage makes an excellent base for those wishing to explore the region, whether you've come with family or friends.
Amenities: LPG central heating with heated floors in bathroom & kitchen and wood burning stove in living area. NEFF integrated electric oven/microwave, gas hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview/recorder, DVD player, DAB radio/CD/iPod dock, library of books/games, spotting scope. Fuel, power & initial supply of logs inc. in rent. Bed linen, 2 adult bath robes, slippers & towels inc. in rent. Highchair on request at time of booking. Off road parking for up to 2 cars. Pretty, well-established front & rear gardens with patio area, garden furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops & pubs 2 miles.
Region: Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian's Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.
Town: Situated in the heart of Northumberland's heritage countryside, between the popular walled towns of Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed, is the picturesque village of Belford. With the sunbathed beaches and impressive castle of Bamburgh only a short drive away, the charming coaching village of Belford is well placed for those who fancy a seaside break and the chance to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle. As an old coaching village, Bamburgh is well equipped to cope with today's travellers and offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. For golf enthusiasts, there is even a nine-hole course. Surrounded by the Cheviot foothills, the Northumberland Heritage Coast and the Scottish Borders, this quaint village is fantastically placed for easy access to everything the region has to offer.
Additional amenities include: high chair, cooker.Read more
Left on 11/02/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Rocky
A wonderful holiday cottage. Beautiful location and a highly furnished cottage which made our stay magical.
Mr and Mrs. Iles
Left on 10/27/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | Mr and Mrs. Iles
The cottage was of a very high standard, comfortable, warm and well equipped. There was a welcome hamper awaiting us, which was a lovely surprise! The cottage was well situated and close to Bamburgh's lovely beach, and other attactions along the Northumbrian coast.
Brenda & Peter Overton
Most enoyable holiday
Left on 09/14/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | Brenda & Peter Overton
Beautiful views from the cottage over to Bamburgh Castle and the distant light from the Longstone Lighthouse. The cottage was clean, and very well equipped.
South Yorkshire, England
comfort with an amazing view
Left on 12/19/2009 for a stay in June 2009 | Kath S
The cottage was very easy to find from the travel details and booking was very easy.
The house was very comfortable with everything you needed in the very well stocked kitchen. The lounge was very comfortable and the adition of a telescope in the bedroom was excellent.
It is set in a very quiet area with a great view over-looking Bamburgh Castle. The garden was filled with bird feeders and many an hour was spent watching the Greater Spotted Woodpeckers feeding.
Everything was excellent and would be a wonderful base for anyone who liked to watch birds in a wonderful garden.
Cottage to relax in
Left on 12/19/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | JB
A lovely old single storey cottage with a very simple and modern interior Beautifully clean with a light and bright atmosphere and gorgeous views of the coast. A real pleasure to return to after many walks and explorations in Northumberland.
Everything you could ever hope for from a holiday cottage!
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in June 2009 | Chrissy
The cottage was very conveniently situated to the main route through Northumberland and yet was just off the beaten track and so peaceful.
There were fantastic views over open countryside to Bamburgh Castle and the Farne Islands.
The cottage was very clean and comfortable and well equipped with everything you could possibly need including bathrobes and binoculars!
The front garden was as good as a bird sanctuary with numerous birds visiting the bird feeders. The back garden had a lovely view up to the woodland and had a barbecue provdided.
We will be trying to book for 2010 as we just did not have time to visit all the places in Northumberland in just one week - there is so much choice - excellent beaches, amazing castles, etc.
I cannot think of anything to say against the cottage in Belford - it was fabulous.
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