A delightful property situated in the centre of a bustling market town, this house combines traditional charm with modern conveniences and sleeps up to six people. A traditional, semi-detached property in the heart of Morpeth, this lovely house combines all the conveniences of modern living with the charm and character of a country cottage. There is a wood-burning stove in the sitting room, which is designed around an open-plan space with the dining area and a bright and well-equipped airy kitchen. With two double and one twin bedded room, a bathroom and a shower room, this really is a versatile property that makes it ideal for families and... friends alike. Outside space includes a small front garden and a rear courtyard with garden furniture. With so much to see and explore in the surrounding areas, this cottage is a perfect base from which to experience everything the region has to offer.
Amenities: Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD player, books/games. Fuel, power & initial supply of wood for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Small front garden, rear courtyard with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops & pubs 3 mins walk.
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: Morpeth is a beautiful little market town and is well placed to reach the countryside or the coast from its central location in the heart of Northumberland. The town has plenty to offer such as the ruins of a historic castle, parks, churches and an old chantry that houses a bagpipe museum. Further afield to the south lies the bustling city of Newcastle upon Tyne and northwards is the historic town of Alnwick with its castle and gardens, whilst over to the East, Druridge Bay has miles of glorious golden sands to be enjoyed by the whole family. Close by is the National Trust property of Wallington Hall and all around Morpeth there is good walking country with access to the Cheviot and the Simonside Hills, making this an ideal base for a holiday.Read more
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. The "Min. Per Night" prices quoted are based on the weekly rental price, they are not applicable for short breaks. See our short break policy or ask for further details.
Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 09/25/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Catherine
The cottage was first class, everything in it to make our stay very enjoyable. We had meals out every night at the local restaurants all within walking distance of the cottage. The bus depot and train station were also very handy
Comfortable cottage next to excellent town centre amenities
Left on 08/21/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | Border Reiver
Compact cottage with feeling of spaciousness due to bedrooms on both levels. Well fitted and easy to use kitchen. Off road parking very good for a town centre location - care needed on entry and exit with a larger car. Beds good but some bedroom furniture could be better. "Garden" mostly paved patio - plenty dog walking in nearby streets, parks and riverside walks. Sun trap to rear of property. Gates should prevent small children running out onto roads. Bathroom good but downstairs shower has step up and entry may be awkward for less able. Roof windows need closing when raining. Homely feeling in a busy country town of character which is a good centre for visiting the region. No major disadvantages.
Left on 12/06/2012 for a stay in September 2012 | woollyback
As we had no transport we needed somewhere near the train and bus station and shops near by and this cottage gave us everything we needed.Lovely warm place with log burner for those chilly evenings and though it was in the middle of town it was very quiet in the cottage.The lady that owned the cottage was so nice,nothing was too much trouble.
Left on 10/23/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | Shill
Great cottage in middle of town and so close to amenities. Makes a nice change being able to walk to the shops. Friendly owners and hassle free trip.
Shame the parking spot took up most of the outside enclosed space but we were able to still sit outside.
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in February 2009 | John and Anne
Comfortable cottage right in the centre of Morpeth and convenient for shopping, bus station, eating places and a lovely park to walk the dog. Nice woodburning stove/ fire in front room, only downside to cottage is third converted bedroom downstairs.
We loved Morpeth and the friendliness of the people and everthing about this upmarket market town.
Also well positioned for Newcastle and the coast.
Left on 12/03/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | Alison Jane
What a fabulous cottage in a brilliant location. Ideal base to get out an about in the North East, within easy reach of Alnwick and Newcastle. The cottage had everything you could wish for and more. A kitchen to die for with everything you could ever want in it, off road parking, close reach of all shops including Morrisons, bus station literally on your door step with great bus services to all around the area. Fabulous town centre, and you are in the very heart of it. I expected a small town but it really was much bigger than I expected and they are even building a brand new Marks and Spencer which will be open now. Very clean and tidy property and very spacious. Loved the loft bedrooms, but missed a shower up there. There is a bath but not even a hand shower which would have been useful. We have already booked again for next year and I can't wait to go again.
As we visit Northumberland every year to see various relatives in Bedlington we found the location of this cottage, in the beautiful market town of Morpeth, ideal.
The facilities were very good, particularly the downstairs bedroom and shower room for my elderly father.
Only 2 slight niggles, the cottage could do with a more comfortable armchair as my father has difficulty in getting in and out of chairs. Also the TV is not very good, the reception is bad at times and we could not get all the freeview channels and my father likes to spend time in the cottage watching the TV as he did not feel like going out every day.
We definately intend to book this cottage again next year.
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