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The West Wing

Capheaton Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Experience country living from this magnificent property, which is in a great location to explore both the countryside and coast.

A stay at The West Wing of Capheaton Hall gives visitors an opportunity to experience a taste of country life in the finest form. This magnificent, Grade I listed country house, set in landscaped parkland, is a memorable holiday experience for special times shared with family or friends. An ideal property and location for house parties, family get togethers or sporting activities. Capheaton Hall has been in the Swinburne family since the 13th century, and the owner has painstakingly restored The West Wing to provide a holiday home for up to 8 guests. Decorated in elegant country house style, the spacious accommodation includes antiques, objets d’art, Kilim rugs, original artwork and unusual Turkish bedspreads. The property also has spacious living areas, high ceilings and large windows to admire the views over the landscaped park. The cosy kitchen diner is ideal for informal suppers, whilst the formal dining room is ideal for that special celebration meal. The elegant living room, with original feature fireplace, is ideal for soaking up the history of this magnificent property. Outside, make the most of the breathtaking park area for cycling and horse riding. Guests have their own private terrace with outside dining area, leading to a rectangular pond lined with irises and lilies, then out onto a large lawned area. Guests are welcome to explore the estate, including the fabulous kitchen garden, park, woodland walks and lake. On-site fishing in the well-stocked trout lake on a boat or from the banks can be enjoyed (at an extra cost), and the on-site tennis court is available for the more energetic visitor. Two well-behaved dogs are also catered for. A homemade meal delivery or a private cook for special occasions is also available. The accommodation is arranged with guest’s privacy in mind, therefore guests have their own private parking area and entrance. Capheaton is in the centre of Northumberland and is well placed to explore the stunning countryside. In one direction are the Cheviots, which are set in the Northumberland National Park and are a walker’s paradise, or drive over to the coast, where miles of golden sandy beaches and castles await. Enjoy some kite surfing, explore the rock pools or even take a boat trip to the Farne Islands to spot puffins or seals. Golf is abundant around the county, try out Slaley Hall, Matfen Hall or the dramatic links on the coast at Dunstanburgh or Bamburgh. Shops and pubs 5 miles.

Large living room with open fire in original feature fireplace. Large dining room with views over landscaped park. Large, well-equipped kitchen with breakfast area. Utility. Two separate toilets. Two staircases to first floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin) and en-suite shower room with toilet, one with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Two twin bedrooms each with ornamental fireplace; one with zip & link bed (can be 6ft double). Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment and toilet.

  • Open fire - logs available locally
  • Electricity, full biomass central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • Books and board games
  • Electric double oven included
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large lawned garden with terrace, patio and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Shared landscaped woodland with kitchen garden
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • Shared tennis court
  • Fishing available on-site (at cost)
  • Natural water supply from spring
  • Private chef by arrangement
  • Meal delivery by arrangement
  • Welcome pack
  • Pets welcome - to be kept on a lead
  • NB: Pond and haha with 5ft drop in garden. Lake in grounds

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • FishingFishing
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-07
    We thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing vacation in a lovely home in magnificent surroundings. The historical setting, landscape and facilities oozed serenity. The West Wing of Capheaton Hall is ideally located to help us discover and thus appreciate the many attractions of Northumberland. Our thanks go to the owners and their staff who made it all possible.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-04-17
    We enjoyed an excellent family holiday (3 generations) week at Capheaton in great comfort. The West Wing is spacious, very well equipped and very peaceful. With access to the private tennis court and beautiful landscape we could easily have spent the full week within the estate - but with such close proximity to Newcastle and the surrounding villages we did go exploring - there is lot's to see.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-03-06
    I had a Lovely Time with my family is a very special home . Looking forward to going again .

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2014-09-29
    Amazing holiday house. Very comfortable with lovely rooms and grounds to explore. Only small problem was that the cot provided wasn't suitable for a bigger baby but we had brought our own.

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9.6 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews collected by Reevoo

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