Large living space  | Old Horton Grange, The Bothy and The Stables - The Stables - Old Horton Grange, The Bothy House and The Stables, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Cosy living space with double sided wood burner | Old Horton Grange, The Bothy and The Stables - The Stables - Old Horton Grange, The Bothy House and The Stables, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Barn conversion
  • Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • UKC2532

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

8.9

out of 10

  • 4

  • 2

  • 1

  • 0

Luxury
Wifi
Car parking on site
This lovely converted stables benefits from a double sided wood burner, so you will be sure to find a cosy spot to relax in.

All on the ground floor.
Living/dining room: With double sided wood burner, 42" Sky TV (full package), DVD player, beams and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and limestone floor.
Seating area.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle, toilet, beams and stone floor.

Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 200-acre grounds with woodland (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 2 cars. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £200.

Note: The Stables and Old Horton Grange (ref MVS) are located 100 yards from The Bothy House 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.

Awards

  • Customers' Choice 2021

Features

Barn Conversion

Cot Available

Detached Property

Dishwasher

Golf nearby

Grouped Property

Highchair Available

Luxury

Open Fire or Woodburner

Parking - On Site

Satellite TV

Shower Cubicle

Washing Machine

Wi-Fi

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?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 8 reviews

8.9

out of 10

Value for money

9

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort and Equipment

8

Location

8.9

Local amenities

8.6

Overall rating

8.9

Colin

  • Maidstone

  • Couple

5

out of 10

Firstly we are very frequent hirers of cottages and we have never written a bad review in the past. We take the rough with the smooth essentially. However in regards to this cottage we cannot avoid providing negative feedback. To begin with there is no welcome pack (a pint of milk, a tea bag, soap in the bathroom etc.). Not essential, costs very little but generally provided by most cottages. No instruction pack full stop. No wifi code, no how to use the oven, microwave etc etc. LIterally nothing. No useful info on the surrounding local area etc. No visitors book. All of which we may have just taken on the chin however there is also no oven gloves, no scissors, no sharp knife (two tiny blunt knives only), no cleaning materials whatsoever. So as soon as we arrived we had to go and buy such essentials from the nearest supermarket. Added to all of that, the first time we went out, the owners entered the property without informing us. In all our many cottages we've stayed in before this has never happened to us. Feels a bit like you have been burgled. I can see from past reviews that this has happened to others. In our opinion this is unacceptable, if entry is necessary just ask. Or even tell us you've had to come in for whatever reason (after all things happen). So a two week stay was sullied to be honest by both having to equip the premises and worry about when the owners were next going to slip in unannounced.

3 Oct 2022

Lindsey

  • Linlithgow

  • Family

9

out of 10

We had a lovely time at the stables and would recommend it to families looking for a quiet rural break. I get the impression that the property is quite newly renovated and the interior design in the property is beautiful. There are a couple of things that might be good to add to the kitchen for example scissors and maybe a bread knife. We had trouble with theDVD player too but that might of been an expert technical skill!

31 Jul 2022

Kathleen

  • Central Scotland

  • Family

9

out of 10

A beautiful property which is really huge. The owner was very friendly and solved a heating problem very quickly. The addition of some equipment would make it ideal. For example, there was no teapot, corkscrew or oven gloves!

6 Sep 2021

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