Garden Cottage is a pretty detached property nestled in the grounds of Charlton Hall, which is located 6 miles north east of the market town of Alnwick. This delightful Victorian property, situated on the owner’s working sheep farm, nestles in a secluded spot over a small bridge which straddles the Shippton Burn. There is a large garden leading to the small burn at the front of the cottage, and to the rear is a decked area that overlooks a field and the remnants of what was once the original walled garden. This historic property offers a homely ambience with a feature open fire in the living room, ensuring a cosy retreat regardless of the season. The living area leads to the kitchen/dining room, with access via the utility area to the rear of the property. There is also a spacious bedroom with super kingsize bed on the ground floor, with doors leading to the rear garden along with the convenience of a fresh bathroom with Jacuzzi bath too. On the first floor, there is another good-sized double bedroom with en-suite shower facilities, as well as a twin bedroom and family bathroom.
Garden Cottage is accessed down a single track lane from the A1 offering a peaceful country retreat, yet is within easy access to explore the historic coastline only a few miles east. There are stunning golden sandy beaches at Newton-by-the-Sea, and the glorious Beadnell Bay is popular for watersports, both are around 7 miles east. Another couple of miles up the coastline brings you to the traditional fishing village of Seahouses, where boat trips to the Farne Islands can be arranged. The impressive Bamburgh Castle is only a further 3 miles away.
There is a wide array of amenities on offer within Alnwick, around 6 miles from Garden Cottage, which include a cinema/playhouse, restaurants, independent shops and a variety of pubs. Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland (and film location for Harry Potter’s Hogwarts), is a popular visitor attraction. Explore Alnwick Gardens; a spectacular interpretations of a formal garden, including a grande cascade waterfall, poison garden and a restaurant set in the largest tree house in Europe. Garden Cottage offers easy access to explore the beautiful Heritage coastline to the east, which has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the wild and lonely expanses of the heather-capped Cheviot Hills to the west. Beach 5 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.
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Living room: With open fire, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Utility room: With fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed and French doors leading to garden.
Bathroom 1: With shower over Jacuzzi bath, and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom 2: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial logs for open fire included.
Large lawned garden with raised decked area and garden furniture. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a natural water supply from a spring. There is a 4ft drop from the garden to an unfenced burn, 50 yards away.
Nearest railway station
Railway station distance
5 miles (beach)