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Chaffinch - Kidlandlee

Morpeth - Northumberland

This marvellous, rural cottage sits high above sea level and offers you a comfy place to stay with exceptional views of the Northumberland National Park.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
£495-765 per week

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Chaffinch - Kidlandlee is owned and managed by Terri Cheesmer.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Off grid cottage with sustainable solar and wind power.
  • Located in the heart of Northumberland National Park offering truly breathtaking views.
  • Living and dining room with wood burning stove means you can stay cosy all year round.
  • Well equipped kitchen makes cooking a joy.
  • A king size bedroom and twin room sharing a family bathroom.
  • The closest village shop selling essentials is in Harbottle and is run by the lovely couple owning the village pub where you will find a very warm welcome.
  • Thropton is the next village along which has is home to a lovely pub called Three Wheat Heads.

  You should know...

  • No dishwasher.
  • Two well-behaved dogs are allowed at an additional charge of 10 per dog.
  • Access to the property is via a three mile Forestry Commission track. The road surface can be poor at times so please drive carefully. Four-wheel drive vehicles may be required in the winter months.

  The Detail...

Immerse yourself in an off grid experience 1400 feet above sea level in the heart of the Northumberland National Park at Chaffinch Cottage. This luxury cottage benefits from sustainable solar and wind power, with its location in the Northumberland Dark Sky Park making it a destination for sky gazers from around the world.

Chaffinch Cottage sleeps four guests across two bedrooms. Set across one floor, the open plan living and dining room is the social hub of the property. In here those staying will find a comfy sofa and armchair sitting in front of the flat screen TV and wood burning stove. There is also a dining table and benches seating up to six people. The well equipped kitchen with granite work surfaces is complete with a single gas oven, gas hob, fridge with freezer box, microwave, and washing machine.

A calming palette of greys and whites is seen throughout the cottage and complements the sleek and modern finish. There are two bedrooms, one of which is a king size and the other has twin single beds. They share a family bathroom with a shower over the bath and a range of luxury Pentaligon products. As an extra added touch, those staying are greeted by a welcome hamper filled with local produce and a complimentary bottle of champagne.

Outside is a private enclosed garden is at the rear of the property, along with outdoor furniture and an environmentally friendly Outback barbecue in-keeping with the propertys ethos. Guests can sit out and enjoy an evening drink or alfresco meal. From the shared front garden you can also take in the breathtaking views across the surrounding countryside and the rolling hills of the Upper Coquet Valley.

Although located off the grid, it doesnt take long to find nearby attractions. The village of Thropton has a shop selling essentials and also two pubs, including the Three Wheat Heads which dates back 300 years and has a cosy bar and a restaurant with fine dining. For those who want to eat out Clennell Hall in Harbottle is even closer and also offers occasional music evenings. The charming village of Rothbury is a little bigger and has a great selection of independent shops, a deli, bakery, and butchers.


  Features...

Essential Features
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

Cycling and Walking from your door step.


  Nearby...

  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Wildlife

We are very rural but 40 minutes from beaches, castles and market towns


  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Newcastle Airport - 1 hr 15mins

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Prices range from low, mid to high season. Please check availability calendar on our website for specific prices for the time you wish to book.

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How to book...

Chaffinch - Kidlandlee is owned and managed by Terri Cheesmer.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now  

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Terri Cheesmer.

Message the owner  
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