Open plan living/dining room/kitchen | Old Horton Grange and The Bothy House - The Bothy House, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Exterior | Old Horton Grange and The Bothy House - The Bothy House, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Cottage
  • Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • MQD

Old Horton Grange, The Bothy and The Stables - The Bothy House

8.8

out of 10

  • 4

  • 2

  • 2

  • 0

Luxury
Car parking on site
Detached

Award winning property set in one acre of tranquil woodland boasting stunning views with plenty of wildlife to spot.

Ground Floor: With oak floors.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: With 5ft 6in double bed and en-suite with low step into double shower cubicle.
First Floor:
Galleried seating area.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With clawfoot bath, toilet and Velux window.

Initial fuel for wood burner included, remainder at £6 per basket. Travel cot and highchair. Washing machine and tumble dryer available by arrangement. 1-acre woodland grounds with garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store by arrangement. Ample private parking.

Note: The Bothy House is located 100 yards from Old Horton Grange (ref MVS) and The Stables (UKC2532) and the three can be booked together to accommodate 20+2 guests

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. No smoking.

These three holiday properties are situated on the very edge of a working farm and are centrally located to explore all the delights of this friendly county. Set in 200 acres mixed with woodland, visitors are welcome to explore the estate, making this a real country experience whilst close to the lovely town of Ponteland. Old Horton Grange (ref MVS) is a spacious, detached, former family country house and is an ideal retreat for all generations, whether it’s a break for that special occasion or a family holiday. The property has large living rooms, a games room and four cosy wood burners, as well as a generous garden for relaxing. Parts of this delightful house date back over 400 years, so plenty of traditional features, mixed with contemporary living, await you. The Stables (ref UKC2532) sits behind Old Horton Grange, all one level this U-shaped spacious former stable block, dating back to the 18th century, has a large living area with a double sided wood burner, and offers two living areas. The open beamed features and limestone flooring offers a touch of country living with a contemporary twist. It benefits from a pleasant courtyard for relaxing and sitting out. The Bothy House (ref MQD), set in its own 1-acre of tranquil and peaceful woodland features an atrium-style ceiling and stands detached 100 yards down the quiet lane. This unusual bothy house boasts breathtaking sunsets from the glorious south-facing full length windows.
The picturesque town of Ponteland is nearby, with plenty of shops and eateries suitable for all ages. A charming, award-winning farm shop centre is only a couple of minutes’ drive. Easily accessible are all the attractions of the county, including Hadrian’s Wall and the Cheviots. An easy drive takes visitors to the miles of golden sandy beaches scattered along the Heritage Coast, peppered with castles, friendly villages and is ideal for water enthusiasts, perfect for lovely days out. Further along the coast is Holy Island, not to be missed for a fascinating day trip (watch out for the tides), Alnwick with its famous castle used in the Harry Potter films and the enchanting water gardens, which can be reached in around 45 minutes. Newcastle, with its regenerated quayside, galleries, theatres and an array of shops, is only a 15-minute drive. Refs MVW and MVX are also owned by the same owners and are situated 15 miles from Old Horton Grange, The Bothy House and The Stables. Beach 11 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub 2½ miles, restaurant 2 miles.

Features

Barbecue

Cot Available

Cycle Store

Detached Property

Games Room

Grouped Property

Highchair Available

Luxury

Open Fire or Woodburner

Open Plan

Parking - On Site

Romantic Getaways

Rural

Shower Cubicle

Woodburning Stove

Working Farm

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 12 reviews

8.8

out of 10

Value for money

8.5

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort and Equipment

8.2

Location

9.6

Local amenities

9.1

Overall rating

8.8

JP

  • Black Notley

7

out of 10

The Bothy House is a beautiful unique property in a lovely setting but in need of some TLC and attention to detail. The layout of the house works well and there is plenty of room for a family of four. However we discovered that the beds did not have mattress protectors on, there was a pillowcase missing in the master bedroom and the extractor fan (and main light) in the ensuite bathroom did not work. The kitchen is sparsely equipped and the microwave and oven were dirty inside. Also, we discovered that there is no WIFI - admittedly I did not check this when booking and made an assumption that there would be so just mentioning this in case it is important to future visitors. That said, we still had a lovely week as there is plenty to visit in the area and the property is well located with good access to main roads. Also we appreciated the thickness of the stone walls and the shade from the trees when the outside temperature was 35 degrees!

31 Jul 2022

Julie

  • Scotland

  • Family

7

out of 10

Excellent location for a quiet, private getaway. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We had a few minor issues when we arrived, but the owner was quick to rectify them. Beautiful getaway, but is starting to be a bit tired and maybe needs a bit of a spruce up. Overall a very good stay and lovely owners.

1 Nov 2021

Jane

  • Barnsley

  • Family

10

out of 10

Beautiful location, accommodation clean comfortable and modern. Would definitely recommend 

21 Aug 2021

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