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Luxury character Cottage in a popular Village location in Central Northumberland

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WCs1
Space 333 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 4 in comfort and style, pet friendly, superfast wifi home from home

Riverside Cottage is a period self catering holiday property overlooking the River Coquet. Built by the Duke of Northumberland around 1895, it is set in the attractive Village of West Thirston in the heart of rural Northumberland and just 8 miles from unspoilt beaches. The Cottage has been lovingly renovated to a high standard whilst keeping all its original character. This lovely period Cottage is situated in an idyllic rural village and offers views over the River Coquet, perfect for a relaxing, enjoyable stay. Just yards from the front door is the riverbank, with miles of beautiful riverside walks leading into the stunning countryside.

The Cottage is accessed through a state of the art keyless entry system leading into the Entrance Hall. This simple system means you have the freedom to not worry about carrying keys with you during your stay. In the entrance hall you will find a corner storage unit and towels provided for you to dry down your pets, should you wish to bring them with you. The Cottage has full gas central heating and is fully equipped and includes high speed fibre broadband (Wi-Fi). The Entrance Hall leads into the comfortable and stylish Lounge. It has a beautiful traditional cast iron open fireplace with slate hearth with an original oil painting above it. A lovely three piece suite, oak flooring and traditional window shutters. There is a 40" LCD television with built in DVD player and Sky Freeview HD, BluRay Player and a collection of books, games and DVD's.

The Dining Room has an original open grate fireplace with bread oven, wood surround and marble hearth. It comfortably seats four people and is complete with a drinks cabinet full of cut crystal glasses and a wine rack. The room benefits from a beamed ceiling and oak flooring, which adds to the character feeling. The Dining Room also has access to the outdoor seating area with BBQ facilities. The attractive modern Kitchen is fitted with a range of white wall and base units with wooden work surfaces. It has integrated appliances including an electric oven with gas hob and extractor hood, microwave, fridge and freezer, washing machine and family sized dishwasher. The kitchen leads to the downstairs cloakroom/WC.

Upstairs the Master Bedroom has a lovely wooden double bed with matching bed side tables, a built in storage cupboard with hanging space and chandelier lighting. The room has two windows with traditional panelled shutters and window seats offering beautiful views over the River Coquet and the attractive bridges in West Thirston and Felton. There is also a chest of drawers/dressing table and wall mounted 19" LCD TV with freeview. The Second Bedroom has twin beds and a cast iron open grate fireplace and surround, a built in cupboard offering hanging space and a chest of drawers. Our bed linen is exceptional - the finest 100% Egyptian Cotton, all from the White Company. The modern Bathroom has a panelled bath with hand held mixer shower head plus electric shower over, shower screen, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls and flooring, vanity mirror and heated towel radiator.

There is on street parking available at the Cottage for the duration of your stay. There are no parking restrictions on any road or the bridge surrounding the property. There is also an off street parking area opposite the Cottage.

More Details

Property Manager
Andrew Bothamley
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our third stay at Riverside Cottage and it feels like your own home rather than a holiday cottage.



Its location is ideal, I love enjoying my morning coffee down by the river under the magical bridges. It is well located for walkers and situated in the ideal spot for touring beautiful Northumberland with its history, castles and beaches.



Over the bridge is the Running Fox that supplies the delicious welcome goodie pack full of their breads, pies and cake of the day. We left the week before the Northumberland Arms re-opened so looking forward to visiting there during our next stay at the cottage.



The cottage is tastefully decorated and immaculately clean, the kitchen is properly equipped and the shower is strong and the water is piping hot.



I definitely recommend everyone to book a relaxing stay at Riverside Cottage.
Dec 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Morpeth in Thirston

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 333 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur

Reviews

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Luxury character Cottage in a popular Village location in Central Northumberland
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

A wonderful cottage in a stunning setting.

  • 5 of 5

Riverside Cottage was a lovely base from which to unwind and enjoy all that the beautiful Northumberland coast has to offer. It is beautifully decorated and equipped to a high standard with literally everything you could want for a comfortable break. The bedrooms especially provide a luxurious treat with tasteful decoration and wonderfully comfortable beds. We appreciated the lovely welcome pack stocked with goods from the local deli. Our dog Finn had a lovely week and we know he appreciated all the little dog friendly touches in the cottage to make him welcome too!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay at Riverside Cottage in West Thirston so much and appreciate all the hard work we put in to making it such a lovely Cottage :)
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5

Excellent property.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage provided us with everything we needed to enjoy our stay. Very central to all the places we wanted to visit.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Norfolk, UK
5

Lovely small terraced house in a quiet village overlooking the river

  • 5 of 5

The house is really lovely. It is in a small village, 9 miles north of Morpeth (we had thought it was in Morpeth itself). Well-furnished, with a lovely open fire, and central heating. All mod-cons in kitchen, you will want for nil. Modern microwave and cooker. Lots of cutlery and glasses etc. TVs in all bedrooms, nice size rooms, and also nice beds and sheets. Nice decorative touches, so very homely. Great Wi-Fi, and TV in lounge had an in-built DVD player. Lots of wardrobe space, hangers provided. Nice lamps everywhere. Carpeted from stairs upwards, wood downstairs. Dog towels are left out, so clearly good if you have dogs! Dining room is really warm and cosy - upstairs is cooler. Parking easy on the street. Combination lock affords easy entry, no keys to lose!

The village itself had not much to do. The river walk is not that special, though will probably suit dog walkers, though be wary of the trail motorcycle bikers. The village bridges are pretty, there is a small shop there. The pub we didn't visit, but looks popular, very busy on Sunday lunch as judged by the amount of cars parked on the road outside, and the welcome basket from the deli across the river by the owners [a steak pie, and a veggie one, plus some bread and cakes] is amazing - however, we went for breakfast and it was fully booked, so be warned. So you will probably have to drive everywhere, which is no issue, as it is so close to the A1, that we saw everything from Berwick-upon-Tweed/Lindisfarne, to Newcastle/Gateshead, to Hadrian's Wall. Rothbury was a pleasant surprise, non-touristy lovely small town/large village - the Simonside hills nearby are great for walking, a great walking route by the car park there. Morpeth was a bit of a let-down for us compared to some of the other towns we saw, such as Warkworth, so glad in a way the house was not in Morpeth! There is amazingly a bus route outside the house on the main road that goes through the village that goes to Newcastle and Berwick and many other places if you don't fancy driving. There is too much to do in the area for a week, we are going to come back to the area next year!

The owners were very communicative and helpful, made you feel at home, though of course you don't meet them. A real pleasure to stay here, we felt instantly restful when we walked in! Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Crawley
5

Lovely cottage in a perfect setting and central for touring the area

  • 5 of 5

Tremendous and appointed to a high standard this cottage is a perfect holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely, comfortable and cosy cottage on a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped and comfortable cottage. Delicious welcome basket from the local bakery-cafe. Also near a great pub with fantastic food. Great base from which to explore Northumberland.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic homely cottage would recommend highly

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful holiday home every thing you need and more everything just a short drive away.Lovely pub for food and the running fox fab

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Morpeth, Northumberland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Autumn
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Autumn
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
Festive
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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