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The Old Barn - Kidlandlee

Morpeth, Northumberland

Enjoy a break in the country in style in this marvellous barn conversion sat in the heart of Northumberland National Park.

  • 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£525-835 per week

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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book

The Old Barn - 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...

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The highlights
  • Converted barn on a 12th Century site rebuilt in the mid-19th Century using original stone ensuring it keeps all of its old world charm.
  • Located in the heart of Northumberland National Park with plenty of walking and cycling routes nearby.
  • 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.
  • Open plan living room and kitchen with wood burning stove.
  • Two king size bedrooms, one of which can be a twin.
  • Can be hired alongside Leyland Barn for bigger groups.
  • Sustainable living with solar and wind power.
  • Thropton is the next village along which has is home to a lovely pub called Three Wheat Heads.

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You should know
  • 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.

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The detail

Enjoy the remote location of Kidlandlee in the heart of Northumberland National Park at The Old Barn. With the sky overhead that is renowned for stargazing and the rolling hills surrounding the property, this converted barn is situated on a 12th Century site which was also once home to the highest shooting lodge in England at 1400 feet above sea level.

Sleeping four guests across two bedrooms, The Old Barn was painstakingly rebuilt in the 19th Century using original stone salvaged from the site. After entering into the hallway those staying are greeted by a holiday home that is modern and stylish, while still maintaining its traditional charm. The open plan living room and kitchen is the social hub, with a feature floor to ceiling window offering spectacular views across the hills of the Upper Coquet Valley beyond. A comfy double sofa and two armchairs sit in front of the flat screen TV and wood burning stove, while the kitchen is well equipped with granite work surfaces, gas hob, oven, large fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine.

The Old Barn prides itself on its ethos of sustainable living, with logs for the fire from nearby forests, solar and wind power, and fresh water supplied by its own bore hole. There is a king size bedroom with another feature window to really feel at one with nature, with a further twin with zip and link beds that can be turned into a king if required. There is also a family bathroom with shower over the bath. Further flexibility is provided by the fact that inner-connecting doors link to the neighbouring Leyland Barn should a bigger group be staying.

Outside there is an enclosed garden to the front of the property with outdoor furniture and a barbecue can be provided in the summer months. For walkers and cyclists there are many trails to explore that begin right on the doorstep. The Kidland Forest and Upper Coquetdale in particular offers a great looped route that takes in many woodland and riverside tracks. There are also great opportunities for climbing at Simonstone, while for those who want to take it a little easier why not stroll to the nearby village of Alwinton and enjoy a drink at the Rose and Thistle pub.

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

Cycling and Walking from your door step.

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

Cycling and Walking from your door step. We are very rural but 40 minutes from beaches, castles and market towns

£525-835 per week
more

Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability
How to book

The Old Barn - 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.

Request To Book
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  Nearest Airport
Newcastle Airport - 1hr 15mins

Detailed pricing info

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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Reviews

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Diana Hawkins

What an amazing stay. I don't think you can display how beautiful this place is with pictures. If you're looking to be walking distance to the pub this place would probably not suit you but if you're looking for stunning views and a break from busy lives this would be the ideal location. Plenty of walking routes and close to tourist attractions. The cottage felt as if no one stayed in it before. Very clean, all items brand new. Beautifully decorated. We absolutely loved it!

Stayed October 2020

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