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The Granary Family Cottage in Longframlington, Northumberland

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

The Granary Family Cottage description

Holiday home
This 18th Century semi-detached barn conversion is a Flemish red brick property, situated in unspoiled open countryside, just 10 minutes walk from the centre of Longframlington. Full of charm and character, this house has been equipped, decorated and furnished to an exceptional standard and comes complete with tiled and wood flooring, a cosy wood-burning stove, two en-suite bedrooms and a large cart-eye window that offers stunning views of the private landscaped garden. There is plenty of space outside for summer ball games, relaxing in the sun, or barbecues, adding to the diversity of the property.

Set in the heart of Northumberland between the Cheviots and the coast, the village of Longframlington provides access to a range of walking opportunities throughout this picturesque region. Brinkburn Priory is a short drive away and offers visitors a chance to see the restored Augustinian Priory beside the River Coquet. Just 10 minutes drive to the west is the National Trust's Cragside House and Gardens, whilst 15 minutes in the opposite direction will lead to the Heritage Coast and miles of clean, sandy beaches. The historic town of Alnwick, with its impressive Castle and Garden, is only six miles to the north whilst the spectacular National Park is also within easy reach.

Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian's Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room and underfloor heating in bathrooms. Electric cooker, slow cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD, CD player/cassette/radio, WiFi. Fuel, power and initial supply of logs/coal inc. in rent. Bed linen, towels and 4 bathrobes inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Landscaped garden with lawned area and patio with garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 20 mins walk.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Mrs Morris
March 2016
A beautiful, well equipped cottage situated in a lovely, peaceful location. Perfect for exploring Northumberland.
Mr Smith
February 2016
This was a brilliant cottage; we cannot fault it in any way and will definitely recommend it to friends and family. It was home from home luxury in a beautiful quiet area and we found the owners were very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Rudkin
February 2016
The Granary was wonderfully equipped, very cosy and welcoming for our February half-term break. Also very well-located for exploring the beautiful coast and countryside. We had a lovely time!
Mr Maund
February 2016
We liked everything about this property, it was superb all round.
Mrs Willey
August 2016
The Granary is a characterful and beautiful property. It is excellently equipped and presented. The cottage was comfortable and has open views. This is one of the nicest places we have stayed.
Dr Sinclair
May 2016
Without doubt the best appointed and furnished holiday rental we have stayed in over the years. It is in a quiet location with attractive surrounding gardens and lawns; the owners are to be congratulated on the high standards of this property.
Mrs Bamford
April 2016
A lovely cottage in a great location.
Mr Taylor
July 2016
The Granary provided excellent accommodation. Everything was spotlessly clean and just as one would wish to find it. Despite being in the country TV reception and Internet were very good. The location of the cottage was excellent for reaching the main tourist areas of Northumbria. We would highly recommended.
Mr Bowler
October 2015
This was a very very nice property which I would have no hesitation in recommending to friends and family. Ideal location for access to Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle Hexham, and Newcastle.
Ms Armitage
July 2015
The cottage was very cosy and catered for all our requirements, the standard was very high.
Mr Stone
August 2015
The cottage was a great place to stay. We had a warm welcome from the owners and everything just as you'd want it to be.
Mr Weller
June 2015
Liked the attention to detail by the property owners and the quality of furnishings, maintenance, and the original re-build. An A+ property, the best we have ever occupied.
Miss Wallbank
February 2015
The quality of the accommodation was excellent. Also, all the information about where you were staying, like walks, restaurants, places to visit was all at your fingertips in the cottage.
Mr Joyce
September 2015
A beautiful luxury cottage with everything you need more to make it a home from home. It was clean, comfortable warm. The rural location was brilliant it is an excellent base for visiting Northumberland.
Mrs Moss
August 2014
Stayed at The Granary with another couple and two busy toddlers. We loved the cottage which was beautifully furnished with everything we could have possibly needed! The cottage is in a lovely rural location but close to the coast and local attractions. The owners were very welcoming helpful and our stay was very relaxing and comfortable. Highly recommend!
Mr Poulton
April 2014
The amazing surroundings and the friendliness of the people. We all hope to return someday in the future.
Mrs Martin
October 2014
Lovely clean property and a very warm welcome from the owners down to a bottle of wine, cake and a carton of milk for a cup of tea.
Mrs Rispin
April 2014
The cottage was superb in every way. It was beautifully furnished and was a pleasure to stay in, it was a home from home, with the added bonus of stunning countryside views and the morning visit from the chickens. The owners made us feel very welcome and the welcome pack of home made cake, wine and milk was so lovely to walk into after our long journey. The village has everything you need, an excellent grocers, butchers and newsagents. The local pubs are welcoming and it is close to all the tourist attractions. Alnwick is only 10 minutes away for the major supermarkets, petrol etc. Couldn't fault it in any way, cant wait to go back! Thank you.
Mr Cranfield
August 2014
Quality Accommodation, situated near to all the areas we wanted to explore. Lots of thought and originality has gone into the design making, the accommodation altogether user friendly. Comfortable and finished to a high standard.
Ms Collin
February 2014
Very clean and comfortable, well equipped, nicely decorated, lovely location. Several welcoming personal touches, like fresh flowers and toiletries.
Mrs Howarth
March 2014
We love the area as there is so much to do and to see. What really made our holiday so special was staying at The Granary. We have stayed in many self catering cottages over the years, I am so pleased to say that The Granary was just perfect. A lovely setting indeed and the accommodation was definitely 5 star. It was very tastefully furnished and lacked nothing. We will be back, hopefully with family.
Mr Mowforth
October 2013
An excellent property in all respects. Everything you required was available. The best property that we have stayed in. Would definitely come again.
Mr Walker
April 2013
Pleasantly surprised by the good standard of the property. Some very nice and unexpected touches provided by the owner.
Mr Cooper
June 2014
The property was perfect in every way, I would liked to have been able to stay longer that a week. The owners provided everything for a perfect holiday and The Granary at Longframlington was ideally situated for all the major visitor attractions. A quiet country location, a perfect retreat.
Mrs Sunley
June 2014
Granary cottage was very well equipped with high quality furniture and fittings. It was lovely having two bathrooms and we were delighted with the dressing gowns especially as the children had one too . The owner's touches were lovely. A short walk takes you to the village and the cottage is well placed for local attractions and the coast.
Mrs Haddock
March 2013
We loved the cottage, no criticisms at all.
Mr Richardson
May 2013
The best holiday accommodation we have ever had.
Mr Draycott
May 2013
One of the best I have stayed in. Very high spec in the cottage. Location for what I wanted was perfect. Lovely touches with the cake and wine.
Mr Lawson
May 2013
The best holiday cottage we have ever been to. Set in a peaceful location with stunning views. Equipped to the highest standard and extremely comfortable. Well placed for visiting all the attractions in the area. The local shopkeepers were friendly and obliging. We did not want to come home and would certainly recommend this cottage.
Mrs Wilson
July 2012
All aspects of the property were to a very high standard - not 5 star but 10 star! It just had absolutely everything that we like, nothing was missed, and the attention to every detail was very impressive. We plan to return to such a perfect holiday venue.
Mrs Forrest
September 2012
The location was brilliant, we packed a lot into a few days. The cottage and all the little extras were very welcoming, one of the best we've ever stayed in.
Mrs Cunningham
July 2012
An immaculate, very well equipped house in a beautiful location. It is in a good location for exploring the area.
Mrs Athey
January 2012
We always choose to spend our holidays in the UK and always stay in luxury cottages. This was the nicest cottage we have ever stayed in, the owners had thought of every last detail.
Mr Snowling
February 2012
The cottage was lovely, ideal for a family of 4. It is in a lovely setting close to a village with easy access to the A1 for sight seeing. The owners keep some animals which is always popular with the kids. Northumberland itself is well worth a visit with plenty to see and do, numerous castles and beautiful beaches.
Mrs Colgan
December 2011
First class accommodation, our second visit. Ideal base for visiting Seahouses, Bamburgh, Alnwick and Berwick Upon Tweed.
Mr Ball
May 2011
The cottage was fantastic, the best we have stayed in! I would definitely recommend this property and will be visiting again.
Mrs Colgan
March 2011
We would highly recommend this property. A beautiful charming cottage. The property is excellently appointed. We had everything we needed for a welcoming and relaxing break. An absolute gem of a cottage.
Mr Wood
May 2011
The Granary was an excellent base for our holiday. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Northumberland is a beautiful county to visit.
Mr Taylor
May 2011
All round first class.
Miss Elsey
June 2011
Very much home from home. Personal touches by the owner were appreciated. Everything had been thought of - a lovely place to stay, very peaceful too.
Mr Taylor
November 2010
What a gem! Superbly located, this modern, spacious home could not fail to impress and cater for any couple or small family. Enjoyed watching the sunrise and sunsets from the ideal open plan kitchen diner across the garden and fields. The utility area and downstairs toilet were a bonus and two upstairs showers superb. Cosy fire and lots of books. Five star easily! Would highly recommend this gorgeous property!
Mr Turner
September 2011
The cottage was spotless, everything you would need was provided.
Mrs Burke
September 2010
Excellent property and welcome from owners - not to mention the scones, wine, fresh flowers, milk etc. A wonderful experience.
Miss Sladen
June 2010
Good location for exploration of beauties of Northumberland. Quiet environment. Good eating places locally. Very high standard of accommodation.
Mr Dixon
May 2010
1st class accommodation with friendly owners nearby. Excellent touring location with good local facilities.
Mrs Jakubovics
August 2009
Lovely area and very quiet. My granddaughter loved the garden and the fields around.
Miss Bayliss
April 2010
The owners made us feel very welcome. The Granary was a lovely property, everything was to a high standard. The cakes and chocolate eggs were a lovely extra.
Mrs Pickett
April 2009
The condition of The Granary was exceptional. A good central location for National Trust properties and coast.
Miss Bartlett
September 2009
The Granary was a superb holiday home; all fixtures and fittings were of the highest quality. By far the best we have ever stayed in. Our hosts were charming. We could not have asked for better! The location was also wonderful in terms of access and scenery.
Mr Smith
July 2009
This is peaceful location with excellent links to the local attractions. We wish to return and continue exploring Northumbria from this cottage.
Mr Mrs Dutton
April 2009
Amazing property, spotless throughout. Everything you could possibly need was there. Best we have ever stayed in. Beautiful inside and very thoughtful touches from owner. Should be 5*. Wouldn't hesitate to visit again.
Ms Addison
January 2009
That the cottage was decorated to a very high standard. The attention to detail was amazing, everything we needed (and more) was provided by the owners. The views, surrounding countryside and the very friendly people!
Mr West
May 2009
In renting some 20+ cottages over the past 10 years or so this was the very best we have stayed in, from all aspects. The owner should be nominated for your top award!
Mrs Norman
June 2009
Cannot fault this property. Ideal for couples and families. The hosts have thought of everything and are most helpful with local information.
Mrs Cheetham
June 2009
We were made extremely welcome on arrival: Cream scones, bottle of wine, flowers. The Granary was absolutely marvellous, it should have the maximum number of stars. Very convenient for driving to all the local attractions. We will definitely go again and recommend it to everyone. There was nothing at all lacking, everything had been thought out.
Mrs Hamberger
September 2008
The Granary was perfect and outstanding. It was the best holiday cottage we have stayed at. We will be going back.
Miss Dixon
May 2008
The property is fantastic with all the comforts of home. I would recommend the property to all
Mr Marsden
October 2008
The hospitality of the owners was second to none. The property and surroundings was of the very highest quality and every need was catered for. I would most definitely return to this property for a second holiday next year.
Mrs Harris
June 2008
An absolutely 5 star property, the best we've stayed in.
Mrs Smith
June 2008
We were well placed to visit all the places we wanted to see - Alnwick, Bamburgh, Holy Island, Kielder Forest etc. etc. but it was still very peaceful.
Mrs James
May 2008
Fantastically equipped kitchen - it was a pleasure to cook in ! The quality of the whole property, the cleanliness and the attention to detail was outstanding.
Mr Page
November 2008
Could not be faulted on any grounds.
Mr Mason
December 2007
A great location for a winter break. Warm welcoming cottage with a well equipped modern kitchen, plus a log stove for added effect.
Mrs Hawkins
May 2007
The cottage was in a lovely area - quiet, but close to the village. The cottage was so nice, we didn't want to go out! The cottage was fantastic - clean, stylish and comfy. They'd thought of everything - umbrella, dressig gowns, dishwasher tablets etc..
Mr Mrs Watkins
April 2008
There should be another category for properties like this - it was absolutley fantastic, beyond anything we had imagined and surpassing the comments on the website - it really is the most luxurious property we have ever found!
Mrs Hawkins
May 2007
The Granary was lovely. Stylish, comfy and they'd thought of absolutely everything. Couldn't wish for a nicer cottage/place to stay. It was a home from home. We'll be a little afraid to book anything else with you (or anyone else) as I can't see how any other cottage will be as good - and we'll be disappointed!
Mr Goodson
June 2007
The cottage was superb, in a good location for all major attractions. The owners were very friendly and helpful.
Mr Goodson
June 2007
The cottage has been completed to a very high standard and was an an excellent base to retreat to. The castles and coastal scenery were breathtaking in good weather.
Mrs Bowers
August 2007
The best property we have ever stayed. Excellent throughout and very friendly owners. Couldn't find any fault at all.
Mr Clifford
March 2007
The Granary owners were most welcoming, kind and thoughtful. The village shop won a national award for village shop of the year. Well deserved.
Mr Austin
February 2007
It is so perfect that I would like to keep it a secret, or buy it to live in!
Mr Smelt
July 2007
Good location. Lovely area with lots of places to visit.
Mr Hardiment
January 2007
we just felt it was everything we were looking for from a holiday cottage. It suited us perfectly.
Mrs Ward
March 2007
The cottage was comfortable and warm. It was very quiet. Thoughtful touches like welcome bottle of wine and scones.
Mr Hutton
December 2006
The Granary was a superb holiday cottage. Everything was very well done and the owners very welcoming. We really look forward to visiting again.
Dr Sykes
October 2006
Incredibly high standards at the cottage. Faultless.
Mr Mrs Gardner
July 2007
Great welcome! Fabulous home-made scones oozing jam and cream waiting in fridge plus a bottle of milk. Also a welcome card and a lovely bottle of red wine. very impressive! Such kindness and thoughtfulness.
Mr Gibbs
September 2006
The Granary was absolutely first class - great base to explore Northumberland and a lovely place to stay.
Mrs Owen
November 2006
A very special self-catering property. Good location for all major attractions.
Mrs Milburn
October 2006
Everything was excellent. Owners were extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble.
Miss Wood
June 2006
The cottage was beautifully fitted out and filled with welcoming touches. A thoroughly enjoyable holiday.
Ms Franklin
October 2006
The cottage was beautifully appointed and it was the small finishing touches that made a difference. We wouldn't hesitate in recommending it to family and friends.
May 2013
Set in a secluded rural position with extensive views over the Northumbrian countryside, extremely well equipped, tastefully and comfortably furnished it was a pleasure to return to after a hard day sightseeing. The wine and cake on arrival and the toiletries in the bathrooms were an unexpected but very much appreciated gesture; as was the welcome and information from the owner on our arrival. This cottage is within an hours drive of the main tourist attractions. We felt really at home here and none of us wanted to come home at the end of our stay. The friendly service in the village shops is worth a mention too along with the morning visit of the cockerel and his harem of hens!
May 2013
We stayed for a week using it as the base for a circular walk the Inns Way. This was an impeccable place to stay. The standard is 5 star. The touches we greatly appreciated. A lovely bottle of wine with delicious carrot cake, along with some sweets. Every appliance and contents of the kitchen were high class. The furniture including the beds very comfortable. the location is perfect for all the area has to offer. this is one of the best place I have stayed at.
Mrs Luff
June 2006
The owners made us very welcome and the cottage was perfect in every way with some lovely homely touches. The cottage was ideally situated for visiting the whole of Northumberland.
Dr Smith
June 2006
An extremely well deserved 5 ticks. Good welcome and hosts made every effort to make sure we had a good time. Excellent.
Mrs Sweenie
June 2006
Superb cottage- best ever visited!
Dr Whitehouse
August 2006
The cottage is extremely modern and has been built and decorated with great attention to detail. It has everything you could need for a relaxing holiday and is a great base for exploring Northumberland.
Mr Digby
November 2006
Excellent welcome, attention to detail. Plenty of information, excellent host support. Very happy to spend time in home from home.
Mrs Naismith
August 2006
A beautiful cottage, very comfortable, furnished and equipped to a very high standard. Well located for beaches and Alnwick. Lovely countryside around the cottage. Owners very helpful and friendly.
Mrs Speak
May 2006
Everything was excellent - from booking the break (with only a day's notice) to the cottage itself. I couldn't fault anything; the owner was exceptionally hospitable and welcoming, and the cottage was superb - like staying in a 5* hotel with self catering facilities! A truly wonderful place.
December 2011
Superb cottage - well equipped, very clean & comfortable. Added touches of wine, cake & chocs got us off to a good start. ('Free range chickens' were delicious!!). Ideally situated for castles,beaches & the Northumberland countryside. Would definitely recommend to family & friends.
January 2011
The Granary is a cottage to fall in love with. From the moment you drive through the gates, to discovering and falling for this sumptuously appointed and spacious holiday home, to waving goodbye and wishing you didn't have to, I cannot rate it highly enough. For a couple or small family it is just superb and my fiance and I only wish we could have stayed there during the summer months to enjoy the patio etc fully. The bedrooms, kitchen and bathrooms particularly are as if brand new, simply stunning and near faultless, the 2 power showers excellent, although the shower cubicle base did fill up to the limit within about ten minutes for those who like me enjoy a longer shower! But the over bath shower next door was of the same type and did not suffer this minor problem. Great tiles, mirrors, lighting, heated towel rails, etc etc. Kitchen utility area and downstairs toilet beyond it are a real bonus and all so well presented you felt pampered. Fully equipped kitchen, only gripes were tin opener wasn't working and no egg cups, I defy you to find any others! The sunsets from the large kitchen cartwheel window were beautiful and provided some lovely snaps of my car. The plentiful books/crosswords/Dvds/CDs/games were a nice touch and added to our holiday, as did Hamish, the friendly doorstop dog! Comfy beds, although we found the 2 seater sofa of only average comfort, a bit slidey and needed a throw. Enjoyed the candles and woodburner and melting pleasantly even during the cold spell, plenty of wood and coal supplied for a week. Central heating superb although smoke alarm annoyingly activated whenever grilled anything. Lots of places to visit in all directions, Alnwick, Berwick, Morpeth, Rothbury, Coast, what more do you want? The owners were very cheerful and helpful although they were in process of moving out. We were greeted by the new owners who we also found friendly. Ah, the memories. Best holiday in years!!!
November 2010
We have stayed in some exceptional properties over the years but this one was outstanding. The quality of the towelling/bedding etc. exceptional and all the little extras such as good quality toiletries, lovely cakes on arrival, tea/coffe etc. and also the lovely welcome from the owner all made this lovely autumn break.
January 2010
Great accommodation, very well kitted out, with excellent facilities. Very warm and comfortable and CLEAN!
December 2009
Delightful hosts, cream scones, wine and flowers on arrival. Everything was perfect. Nothing was forgotten and high standard in everything in the cottage. A must for anyone. Will definitely recommend to all and visit again.
December 2009
The Granary in Longframlington is an idyllic holiday home. Fixtures and fittings are extremely tasteful and of the highest quality throughout. Our hosts were charming, very welcoming and provided the most delicious home made cakes! A perfect location, really good bistro pubs locally, and restaurants within easy driving distance. Alnwick and The Gardens and Castle are within a 15 minute drive, the town also has a nice little theatre. The countryside, coast, castles and walks are breathtaking - what more can I say. I will definitely stay at The Granary again but for longer!
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