Holystone Estate - Hazelnut Cottage ref: UK3172

Farnham, near Rothbury, Rothbury & Coquetdale Area

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Working Farm 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 


Only 6 miles from the pretty market town of Rothbury with friendly tearooms and pubs, this charming semi detached holiday home is set on the Holystone Estate amongst open countryside, 350 yards from the main Farmhouse. This former groundsman’s cottage has been restored with a charming sun/dining room to maximise the surrounding view. Overlooking open countryside towards the stunning Northumberland National Park, Hazelnut Cottage offers well presented and attractive accommodation in a tranquil setting. This delightful semi-detached cottage enjoys a rural aspect, situated on a working farm near the friendly hamlet of Sharperton, nestled within the wild and beautiful Coquet Valley. The picture windows in the sun/dining room enhance the views in this bright, spacious room and the cosy wood burner is perfect after a day exploring the countryside that surrounds Hazelnut Cottage. A charming sitting area to the front is a sun trap where you can relax and admire the views. Fly fishing for brown trout, sea trout and salmon for two rods can be arranged directly with the owner along a private stretch of the River Coquet. Ramblers and cyclists will enjoy discovering the many bridle ways and footpaths which surround the property. Ideally located to explore the National Park, Kielder Forest and Kielder Water set in the International Dark Sky Park. The picturesque heritage coastline is an easy drive and Alnwick Castle is an easy and pretty drive for a day out. Cragside House and Gardens is only 6 miles in Rothbury. Hazelnut Cottage is perfectly located to maximize the coast and country for day trips offering a tranquil base after your days exploring. Beach 23 miles. Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant 4 miles.
Hazelnut Cottage (UK3172) can be booked together with Squirrel Cottage (UK3149), 700 yards away, Plover Cottage (UK3045), 350 yards away and Milburn Cottage (CC324043), ½ mile away, to accommodate up to 15 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room: With wood burner, 32’’ Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
2 steps leading to...
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and sloping ceiling.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Highchair available on request. Payphone.


Paved garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Fishing on-site (by arrangement with the owner at cost, licence required). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a water supply from a spring and is situated on a working farm.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    6 Miles
  • Distance
    6 Miles
  • Restaurant
    4 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    4 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    24.0 miles
  • Lake
    3 miles

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About the local area

The Rothbury and Coquetdale area is dominated by the rugged but beautiful landscape of the Northumberland National Park. Nestled in this rolling moorland you'll find a selection of postcard-pretty villages like Longframlington, Thropton and Sharperton. Rothbury is the biggest of these communities and calls itself the capital of Coquetdale.

The town offers a peaceful haven. The River Coquet meanders through its centre, creating a pleasant walk along the river bank. The High Street boasts a number of traditional independent shops, there is a quieter and gentler pace of life and a selection of country pubs to enjoy a traditional pub lunch or relaxing evening meal.

Just two miles east of the town is Cragside House, Gardens and Estate . An historic home and marvel of Victorian ingenuity - it was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro electricity - with miles of paths running through spectacular rocky and woodland scenery. Today it is managed by the National Trust.

The Lady's Well at nearby Holystone is an ancient attractive well thought to have been constructed by the Romans on the site of a natural spring and is well worth a visit.

Thrunton Woods, Edlingham Castle and Brinkburn Priory are rich in wildlife and the ideal spot for a summer picnic. North of Coquetdale you will find the Breamish Valley with its cold Cheviot streams and gorse-covered hill country cradling the charming villages of Powburn and Ingram.

From Rothbury you can explore the surrounding Simonside Hills and Cheviot Hills and all of Northumberland National Park. Walkers and cyclists will love the spectacular countryside

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