The Arches ref: UK3223

Longdyke, near Morpeth, Morpeth & Area

3 Stars

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Sleeps
5
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover day
FRI
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  • Golf nearby 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • All En-suite 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

With a private hot tub for relaxing, this converted barn is ideal for small families or friends. The Arches is set on a quiet road on the edge of the owner’s farm near Burgham Park Golf Course, just off the A1. Relax by the wood burner on cooler evenings or in the hot tub, which is set on the outdoor decked area, after a days exploring.
Just ½ a mile from the acclaimed golf course at Burgham Park, The Arches is ideally located for exploring all of this friendly and unspoilt county. The lovely village of Felton has an award-winning pub and tea room with a friendly village shop. The pretty historic town of Morpeth is only 9 miles with riverside boats, great mix of shops, pubs, eateries, swimming pool and parks. Being close to the A1 provides excellent access to Alnwick and all the major tourist spots. The railway station at Morpeth is ideal for leaving your car and hopping on a train to Edinburgh, Newcastle or York making day trips hassle free. Alnwick only 12 miles away and houses the large treehouse restaurant situated in the Alnwick Gardens, and the castle is a great attraction where scenes from Downton Abbey and Harry Potter were filmed. The Northumberland Country Zoo at Eshottheugh Farm is nearby and a short drive takes you to Druridge Bay Nature Reserve with glorious sand dunes at the start of the Heritage Coast. Ideally located to travel inland to Rothbury only 11 miles away, over to Hadrian’s Wall to Housesteads Roman Fort and museum, 39 miles away, and the vibrant city of Newcastle is only 24 miles. Beach 10½ miles. Shop and pub 2½ miles, restaurant ½ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area:
With wood burner, 40’’ Freeview TV, DVD player, single sofa bed and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining area: With breakfast bar, electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and wooden floor.
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed, 24’’ Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed, 24’’ Freeview TV and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Solid fuel heating, water heated by solar panels, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and fuel for wood burner included. Cot or cot bed (for children up to 4 years old) available on request.

Miscellaneous

Decking to front with garden furniture. Hot tub for 6 (private). Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Morpeth
  • Shops
    2½ miles
  • Distance
    9 miles
  • Restaurant
    ½ mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Morpeth
  • Pub
    2½ miles
  • Railway station distance
    10.0 miles
  • Lake
    9 miles

About the local area

The town of Morpeth is situated 10 miles inland on the River Wansbeck which flows through the town. Morpeth is a great central location at the heart of this beautiful county offering wonderful country estates, quiet unspoilt villages and a spectacular stretch of shoreline.

Within a short distance of Morpeth lie wonderful country estates and gardens like Wallington House and Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens. Druridge Bay, with its magnificent seven-mile stretch of golden sand and dunes is only 20 minutes away by car. Also nearby is Woodhorn Museum Archives and Country Park where you can explore the rich industrial heritage that this part of Northumberland is renowned for. To the north of Morpeth stands Longhorsley, a typical example of a pretty, rural Northumberland village where the world's first self-raising flour was developed! To the west there are the parishes of Kirkwhelpington and Cambo - a beautiful stone-built estate village set amongst superb countryside.

Wallington Hall is home to magnificent grounds and gardens and a popular farm shop just down the road. Wallington, which is managed for the nation by the National Trust, boasts huge pre-Raphaelite paintings depicting the history of Northumberland, a display of dolls' houses and an enchanted secret garden.

Nearby you'll also find the picturesque village of Belsay which is the site of Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, a stately home with beautiful gardens that hosts regular arts events. At Belsay you can explore a spectacular medieval castle and wander through thirty acres of stunning gardens.

Head out to the coast and you'll find Druridge Bay, with its magnificent seven miles stretch of golden sand dunes. There's also an adjoining country park with a large lake surrounded by woods and meadows.

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