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Overview Cottage

Belford, Northumberland

A delightful rural cottage a few minutes’ drive from Bamburgh, renovated to a very high standard with magnificent far-reaching coastal views.

Overview Cottage

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Overview

A delightful rural cottage a few minutes’ drive from Bamburgh, renovated to a very high standard with magnificent far-reaching coastal views.

Contemporary country cottage with far-reaching coastal views

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Overview Cottage, a brand-new arrival to the holiday let market having undergone a top to toe renovation this year. The pristine, contemporary country interior features an open plan kitchen and dining area, sitting room, separate snug, a spacious, self-contained master bedroom suite with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms, large family bathroom with bath and seperate shower, utility room and cloakroom. 

Outside fully-enclosed gardens at both the front and rear of the cottage offer glorious views of the surrounding countryside.  From the front of the cottage, the elevated position affords magnificent views over Northumberland’s Heritage Coastline including the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the Farne Islands.

The cottage is around ten minutes’ drive to the celebrated coastal village of Bamburgh with its stunning beach, castle, restaurants and pubs.  Belford is just a few minutes’ drive and is well served for local amenities including a pub, excellent farm shop, small co-op, fish and chip shop, newsagent and chemist. 

 

Property details

Ground floor

Two steps up from the access into the inner hallway. 

Hall – bench seat with hanging rail.

Small cloakroom with basin and WC.

Two steps up from the hall to the kitchen.

Kitchen and dining area with integrated fridge freezer, cupboard with microwave, Nespresso machine, Smeg inducation range cooker with 5 burner hob and 3 ovens with a grill, dishwasher. Central island with two breakfast stools and a wine fridge. Dining table with seating for 6 guests. Bose Bluetooth speaker. Doors from the kitchen into the front lawned garden.

Utility room just off the kitchen with separate washer and dryer.

Inner hallway from the left of the main access door leading to:

Bedroom one - master bedroom with king size bed, side tables, wardrobe with hanging space and storage, dressing table, armchair.  This room benefits from a side view to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne.

En suite shower room – with large walk in shower, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Inner hallway from the kitchen leading to:

Large family bathroom with roll-top bath, large walk-in shower, 2 x heated towel rails, basin and WC.  Underfloor heating.

Bedroom two with king size bed, side tables, wardrobe. Rear facing over the lawned garden to the rear.

Bedroom three with king size bed, side tables, wardrobe, Rear facing over the lawned garden to the rear.

Snug – with two occasional chairs, small selection of books and games.

Sitting room – with a large three seater sofa and a two seater sofa, armchair, Smart 43” TV, multi-fuel stove (initial basket of logs supplied). Doors to the rear garden.

Outside

There is a lawned garden to the front and to the rear which is enclosed by five bar gate and wire fencing - please note this area is not completely dog proof. There is an outside table with six chairs. A charcoal barbecue will be provided - charcoal is not provided.

Parking

Parking for three cars just off the farm road to the side of the cottage.

Babies & children

Babies and children are welcomed but please note that a travel cot and highchair are not provided.

Dogs

Two dogs are welcome with a charge of £15 per dog. Dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms or on the furniture. There is an outside tap for cleaning dogs if required. Please note that the area surrounding the cottage is farmland therefore dogs must be carefully controlled and on leads when walking in the immediate area.

Guest amenities

Bed linen and towels are provided. Hypo-allergenic duvets and pillows are provided.

One hairdryer is provided in the utility room for guest use.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. Mobile reception is limited inside the cottage but improves directly outside the property.

Heating

There is oil heating throughout with a multi-fuel stove in the sitting room and underfloor heating in the family bathroom. An initial basket of logs is provided.

Guest privacy

Overview Cottage is not overlooked. Three other cottages sit nearby to the rear of the cottage.

It is important to note that while the cottage sits on the edge of the Middleton Hall Estate, the estate grounds are private and walking and access is not permitted. Further information on nearby access and walking routes will be made available to you by the owner on arrival.

Location

The property benefits from easy access links, sitting just 1 mile from the main A1 north/south route and the charming village of Belford where you will find a good range of local amenities including a pub, excellent farm shop, small co-op, fish and chip shop, newsagent and chemist. 

The fabulous Sunnyhills Farm Shop sits just on the edge of the village and sells a wonderful range of fresh local produce in the Food Hall, or you can enjoy excellent coffee, home cooking and lovely cakes and pastries in the super cafe bistro.

For more extensive shopping, the historic market towns of Berwick-upon-Tweed and Alnwick are just a short 15 minute drive 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

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

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Reviews

Location Rural - 1.5 miles from Belford village.
Dogs
  • Two dogs are welcome at a charge of £15 per dog.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday during high season with the additional option of Monday out of high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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Overview Cottage with vast views across open countryside towards the Holy Island of Lindisfarne The little things we love....
"The far reaching view towards the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is hard to beat on those perfect sunshine days."
Rob, owner of Overview Cottage
email us or give us a call on 01573 226711 for details.

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