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Crookhouse Mill, Crookhouse

Wooler, Northumberland

A fantastic new barn conversion set in a spectacular spot with breathtaking views over the hills and valleys of the Northumberland National Park. 

Crookhouse Mill, Crookhouse

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Overview

Gloriously rural, Crookhouse Mill is a fantastic new barn conversion set in a spectacular spot with breathtaking views over the hills and valleys of the Northumberland National Park.

Cook, eat, socialise and relax

It will be a favourite with families and friends looking for a place to unwind and enjoy some together time in a tranquil country setting. For those with a love of entertaining, the large open plan kitchen and snug with its hand-crafted Chalon style cabinetry offers a wonderful space to cook, eat, socialise and relax, with large French doors leading out to the garden where you can enjoy that first cup of coffee or last glass of wine.

With subtle decor and classic furnishings in wool and tweed, the lofty open plan sitting room with original oak beams has a warm, understated elegance with a large fireplace which takes centre stage. The dining space features a large oak refectory table which seats eight comfortably but can accommodate up to twelve guests for relaxed evenings in.

Property details

Ground floor

Open-plan kitchen/dining space comprises:

The handcrafted Chalon style kitchen with granite and oak work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, induction hob, double oven, microwave, large fridge/freezer. A large round table seats eight comfortably for informal dining. The snug features two small double sofas with armchair. Technology includes a flat screen TV with Sky package. Double doors lead out to a gravelled courtyard area with outside seating and garden.

Utility room with washing machine, dryer and Belfast sink.

Boot room with entrance, hanging space and bench seating. This includes plenty of space for dogs to sleep/dry.

Cloakroom with WC, basin and heated towel rail.

Open-plan living/formal dining area with two large double sofas and two armchairs provide plenty of seating space set around a large wood burning stove. Technology includes a large wall mounted flat screen TV with Sky package and Blu-ray DVD player. Large double doors lead out to the gravelled courtyard and garden. The dining area has a large refectory table which can seat up to 12 guests if required.

Bedroom one with zip and link beds with can be adapted to 6’ super king or 3’ twin as required. Two side tables, chest of drawers, wardrobe. 

En-suite bathroom with shower unit, basin, heated towel rail and WC.

First floor

Bedroom two with fixed 5’ king size bed, chest of drawers, two side tables.

En-suite bathroom with shower unit, basin, heated towel rail and WC.

Bedroom three with fixed 5’ king size bed, chest of drawers, two side tables, built-in wardrobe/cupboard.

En-suite bathroom with large walk in shower with rainforest head, basin, heated towel rail and WC.

Bedroom four is classed as the master bedroom with fixed 6’ super king bed, 2 side tables, chest of drawers, wardrobe and Juliet balcony with views over open countryside.

En-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower with rainforest head, basin, heated towel rail, WC.

Outside

Crookhouse Mill is surrounded by a gravelled courtyard extending into a lawned area to the front of the property which runs to open fields beyond. The cottages are situated up a long private track and traffic is therefore very limited. Guests are welcome to explore the Lanton Estate on which the cottages sit.

Parking

There is ample private parking available to the rear and the front of the property. Sheds can be made available for the storage of bicycles and outdoor kit.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Two well-behaved dogs are welcome, but they must be kept to the boot room for sleeping or when wet and dirty. There is an outside tap and guests are asked to clean their dogs before access into the property. Once dry, dogs may be permitted in the kitchen/snug area of the property only.

The area around Crookhouse is a working farm with livestock in the adjoining hillside and it is important that dogs are kept under control and on leads when walking in this area. 

Guest amenities

The beds are made up with high quality Egyptian Cotton bed linen, and a hairdryer is supplied in each bedroom. Bath sheets and hand towels are provided for guests along with hand soaps and toiletries.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available but please note that this is a rural area and speeds may be slower than you are used to. There is no mobile reception and a landline is provided for reasonable use by guests.

Heating

There is heating throughout the property, with underfloor heating in the ground floor living area. Wood burner in the sitting room with logs supplied.

Guest privacy

The property is part of a small hamlet of properties at Crookhouse which includes Bowmont Cottage and College Cottage. Crookhouse Mill sits to the rear of Bowmont and College and has been developed to ensure guest privacy as far as possible. If you have any concerns, please call us to discuss. There are open fields to the front and rear of the development.

Access - Important

The property is accessed via a private estate road which becomes a predominantly hard-covered track. The track involves a number of cattle grids, is steep in places and is unsuitable for very low slung cars. During icy and snowy conditions 4WD vehicles are essential. Please contact us if you have any concerns.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together this property can be booked alongside Bowmont Cottage, sleeping 4+1 and College Cottage, sleeping 6+1. The cottages sit a short distance away.

Location

Despite Lanton’s rural location there are good local amenities nearby. The estate is seven miles from the pretty town of Wooler which offers a good range of independent shops including two excellent butchers, a very good delicatessen, several pubs and cafes and the highly rated Milan Restaurant.

Cornhill on Tweed is eight miles from the estate and offers an excellent village shop selling pies and delicious local goodies and the Collingwood Arms which has a super bar and restaurant specialising in dishes prepared using the wealth of local produce on offer. More extensive shopping including a good range of independent shops, pubs and restaurants are available at Kelso 14 miles away.

Activities

Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"My husband and two children have asthma so for 20+ years we have been seeking out self catering high quality properties in the UK. However they are rarely as clean and dust free as Crookhouse Mill and we usually have to embark on a clean on arrival. Therefore it was particularly lovely after the journey taking 2 hours longer than anticipated to receive the lovely welcome from the housekeeper and to find the property so immaculate. We look forward to booking with Crabtree & Crabtree again in the future and will happily recommend you to friends."

Fletcher family

"We recently stayed in a party of eight at Crookhouse Mill. I don't believe any of us put an entry in the Visitors Book and so I am writing just to say how much we enjoyed staying there. The mill has been beautifully converted to a luxurious house; the attention to detail superb, the bathrooms and kitchen were stunning and the whole house has been beautifully furnished throughout. A truly 5*+ accommodation."

Donegan family

"Thank you for all your help with booking Crookhouse Mill and being so accommodating with our requests. We had a wonderful week and the Mill was extremely comfortable. The housekeeper was also very helpful with any questions."

Thompson family

"Just back from a fantastic weekend at Crookhouse Mill. Just wanted to let you know that the cottage is 5 star and exceeded expectations. The welcome pack was a really lovely touch and the cottage was extremely well equipped. Thank you for the fantastic service we have received from booking through to our stay. We will definitely use Crabtree & Crabtree again."

Rosemurgey family

"We have had fantastic break. The house was absolutely superb - the best we have ever stayed at. Please pass on our thanks to the owners and thank you for your efficient service."

Taylor family

"Thank you to Crabtree & Crabtree for our stay at Crookhouse Mill, everything has been perfect and the owners have worked so hard to get every room in the house just right, this has been one of the best homes we have stayed in."

Cox family

"I stayed at Crookhouse Mill earlier this year just for a weekend with a group of friends but was so impressed I just had to go back this time as a get away with my husband and dog. We had an exceptional week of chilled out relaxation, in a beautiful house with amazing surroundings. We were inundated with questions about where we were and who we booked through from friends and family from the photos we put on Facebook so we have passed details of Crookhouse and your superb website onto anyone and everyone who asked as the whole period was excellently managed from start to finish. We are already booked again, through yourselves for a friends weekend in January which I am already looking forward to. Crabtree & Crabtree is the first website I will now look at when it comes to booking a place away as the quality of the properties is outstanding, your website is amazing and the customer service received is exceptional."

Clemson family

"We had a wonderful stay at Crookhouse and the weather was simply grand. The cottage was all that we expected it to be and the location spectacular."

Isger family
Location Rural position overlooking the College Valley - 7.5 miles from Wooler.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Friday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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Enjoy some together time while you cook, eat, socialise and relax in the large kitchen and snug area. The little things we love...
"Enjoy some together time while you cook, eat, socialise and relax in the large kitchen and snug area."
Angie, Crabtree & Crabtree
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