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Milfield Hill Cottage

Wooler, Northumberland

A real home-from-home where guests can relax in peaceful surroundings, gently roam over 40 acres of private land and enjoy spectacular views.

Milfield Hill Cottage

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Overview

For those seeking a quintessential country cottage surrounded by lush woodland and birdsong, Milfield Hill is a real home-from-home.

Quintessential country cottage

Here guests can relax in peaceful surroundings, gently roam over 40 acres of private land and enjoy spectacular views, yet close to all the attractions of the fantastic Northumberland coast or the rolling hills and valleys of the Border country. Sitting in an elevated position just a quarter of a mile from Milfield and a cosy village pub, this two bedroom cottage will suit walkers, wildlife enthusiasts and sightseers looking to explore the wider area. Pristine throughout, the cottage is presented in a traditional cottage style with two pretty bedrooms overlooking the garden to the Milfield Plain beyond.

The sitting room with dining space has a deep, roomy sofa and an open log fire where you can while-away an afternoon with a good book, leading to a compact but very well equipped kitchen for holiday stays. A partially glazed door allows sunlight to flood in and extends into a large open garden with seating for those bright sunny days.

Property details

Ground floor

Sitting room with a large comfortable sofa with armchair provide plenty of seating space for rest and relaxation. Open fire with logs supplied. Technology includes a flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD player. Dining space with seating for four.

Kitchen with induction hob, electric oven, microwave, small dishwasher. Pantry cupboard with fridge/freezer, Miele washing machine, tumble dryer.

Bedroom one with 5’ king size bed, chest of drawers, side tables and hanging space. Overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom two with 3’ twin beds, wardrobe with hanging space, side table, vanity unit with basin. Overlooking the rear garden.

Family bathroom with large walk-in shower with high quality thermostatically controlled Hansgrohe shower and separate handheld shower head. Underfloor heating, basin, WC.

Outside

There is a large lawned garden to the rear of the cottage and open space to the front. Please note that the garden areas are not enclosed. The area is surrounded by woodland.

Storage for outdoor kit such as bikes, fishing gear and golf clubs can be made available.

Parking

There is parking for two cars in front of the cottage.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Two well-behaved dogs are permitted by prior arrangement. We ask that dogs are kept off the furniture and out of the bedrooms.

Guest amenities

Bed linens, bath sheets and hand towels are provided for guests along with hand soaps and toiletries.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. There is good mobile coverage on most networks.

Heating

Oil fired central heating throughout the property with an open fire in the sitting room with logs supplied. Underfloor heating is available in the bathroom.

Guest privacy

The cottage is detached and is not overlooked. The owner’s property sits approximately 50 yards up the private drive from the cottage and while they are very willing to help guests with any part of their stay, they are equally respectful of guest privacy.

Location

The cottage is just a quarter of a mile from the village of Milfield which has a post office, a country store, a cafe, as well as the Red Lion Inn for a wholesome meal and good well-kept beer after a busy day out-and-about.

A little further afield, 5.5 miles will take you to to 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 renowned Milan Restaurant. Cornhill on Tweed is eight miles away and offers an excellent village shop selling pies and delicious local goodies, while the Collingwood Arms restaurant has a super reputation for serving seasonal dishes prepared using the wealth of local produce on offer.

Activities

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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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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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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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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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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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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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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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Shooting

Shooting

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

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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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

"A wonderful relaxing holiday at Milfield Hill, the cottage was beautifully furnished, the gardens and woodland exceptional , host so friendly and helpful. Hope to be able to revisit this haven of peace and tranquility he has created someday."

Mrs Mullin
Location Rural - less than a mile from Milfield village.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome with a charge of £10 per dog.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Saturday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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Sitting out in the garden surrounded by woodland, relaxing with a cup of tea and listening to birdsong. The little things we love...
"Sitting out in the garden surrounded by woodland, relaxing with a cup of tea and listening to birdsong."
Sue, Crabtree & Crabtree
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