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Hill Top Cottage

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Thropton near Rothbury, Northumberland
Grade 3 Star rating
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Commanding spectacular views across the Coquet Valley on the fringe of the pretty village of Thropton.

Perched up a quiet country lane and commanding spectacular uninterrupted views across the Coquet Valley nestles Hill Top Cottage; an adorable self catering holiday cottage in an idyllic setting. Hill Top Cottage is the quintessential rural retreat. The open plan living space focuses upon a superb wood burning stove set in a large inglenook fireplace; perfect to relax in front of and watch the flames dance after a day exploring this simply beautiful part of Northumberland. The breathtaking long distance vistas can be admired from both the lounge and the master bedroom too, where there is a comfortable four poster bed. There is also a twin bedroom along with a small bathroom at the rear of the cottage making this property a suitable choice for families as well as couples.
Originally built in 1923, this delightful cottage once belonged to the Maling family; renowned for their unique pottery ware. It has since been fully renovated to provide a cosy haven for relaxation. Hill Top Cottage is positioned on the fringe of the picturesque village of Thropton where there are two pubs serving good food, a garage and a shop providing local produce.

Ground Floor:
Property has oil central heating, all on one level and comprises:
7 Steps to front entrance
Entrance Hall: With space for outdoor clothing and tumble dryer
Open plan living/dining/kitchen
Lounge/Dining Area: With wood burning stove, Free sat TV, DVD and radio/CD
Kitchen Area: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With four poster bed
Bedroom 2: With two single beds
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin

All oil, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Logs available for your arrival. Cot and high chair available.Wi-fi access available Enclosed garden at front and rear with outdoor furniture and BBQ. Decking area. Off road parking for 2 cars.

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  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/04/2018
    Lovely cottage. Ideal location for visiting cragside, and many more locations.

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 04/01/2018
    Parking not ideal especially when the weather is bad, other vehicles have to ease past

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 31/10/2017
    We had a great stay, very comfortable, lovely location and views, lots to do locally. Would certainly recommend - in fact, we already have.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 20/10/2017
    Comfortable, cosy and excellent view across the Coquet valley. It might be worth advising people about the rutted track, and the bathroom isn't up to the standard of the rest of the cottage.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2017
    A perfect place to spend a week. Hill Top Cottage is well equipped with everything you could possibly need. The owners go that extra mile and supply a superb welcome pack and also contact you before your stay to answer any questions you may have and supply info on the cottage and the area. Once at the cottage there are numerous books and info packs on the local area that you can soon fill a week and more! Rothbury which is a couple of miles away has an assortment of shops to purchase supplies, a Post Office, banks, cash point, cafes and gift shops. There are also a number of pubs in the area all doing food it you don't want to cook!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2017
    A lovely welcome pack greeted us as we arrived at Hill Top Cottage. Local ammenities were limited but Rothbury 5 minutes down the road had a Co-op and some lovely individual shops as well as Cragside a few minutes further down the road. The cottage was ideally situated for visiting the best of Northumberland. In fact, there was far more to see than the week we had there would allow. Countryside, beaches, castles and wildlife. We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to thank the cottage owner personally when we met her in Alnwick. Certainly would be more than happy to stay here again as there is still a lot more of Northumberland for us to discover.

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