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The Old Farmhouse in Lowick, Northumberland

608
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 7
4 rooms
2 bathrooms

The Old Farmhouse description

Holiday home
The Old Farmhouse is a detached cottage on a working farm in a rural position between the villages of Lowick and Ford in Northumberland. With two double bedrooms (one with an ensuite), one twin and a single bedroom plus a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep seven people. The rest of the accommodation is made up of a fitted kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room with an open fire. Outside the cottage is a large garden with outdoor furniture and a BBQ as well as off road parking for three cars. With its neighbouring cottage, The Old Farmhouse can sleep up to eleven people making it perfect for a family group looking to explore this beautiful area.

Area
The attractive village of Lowick is well placed for an enjoyable holiday in Northumberland. The Etal Estate is nearby and offers cycling, fishing, a mini railway and other activities, making it an ideal destination for a fun family day out. The pretty village of Ford has a castle and craft shops and is only two miles away from Lowick. There are eight golf courses within a 20-mile radius of Lowick, so golfers are well catered for. To the west of the village is Drayton Park with its renowned gardens. The beautiful Heritage Coastline, Holy Island and Lindisfarne, the Cheviot Hills and the historical border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed can be easily reached from this location. A great base for exploring this lovely area.

Region
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.

Amenities
Oil central heating with open fire. Electric double oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVDs, DAB radio, iPod dock, CD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent, additional fuel available to purchase from owners. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels. Cot and highchair if requested at booking. Off road parking for 3 cars. Attractive garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Cottage is suitable for a maximum of 7 people including 1 infant.

Amenities

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

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Reviews

Mrs Folliard
September 2015
This was the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in - nothing was lacking and it was exceptionally clean. I would recommend it to anyone wishing to stay in the area.
Mrs Pope
July 2016
This is the most comfortable house ever. Northumberland is not known for it's weather and to come home to the Farmhouse after a day out is so nice. The view at the front of the house is just so beautiful. The owner is such a friendly lady who could not do enough to make you comfortable.
Mrs Carter
June 2016
A spacious and peaceful cottage away from the crowds. There are excellent facilities within the cottage and plenty to see and do in the surrounding areas.
Mr Chapman
April 2015
The Old Farmhouse was amazing; tastefully decorated and everything you could want or need was there, any other random requests were granted by the attentive hosts. It was a true home from home experience, in a stunning part of the country. There was ample room for everyone, 3 generations of my family all happy and comfortable. With 2 large reception rooms there was no getting under each others feet and no 'dancing' outside the bathroom as there are 3 toilets. The bedding was luxurious and all the appliances are good quality. This is an ideal base for visiting the many attractions that Northumberland has to offer. There are lots of leaflets and guide books in the house to give you ideas, the owners have a wealth of local knowledge to share too. There are well looked after gardens front and back, with patio furniture and a BBQ if the weather is nice too. Thank you to the owners for helping to make my 50th birthday celebrations as memorable as they were.
Mrs Ronaldson
September 2015
The Old Farmhouse was stylish, smart and spacious yet had a cosy feel. The attention to detail in the house was brilliant, with lots of lovely finishing touches. It was really child-friendly and the owners were very friendly too.
Mr Theobald
September 2015
The Old Farmhouse was super and beautifully equipped. As we had our grandchildren with us, the front and back gardens were completely safe. On a quiet road and overlooking a beautiful aspect, stunning views. Close to Alnwick, Holy Island and Bamburgh. Really nice, super place. Good parking. One of the best cottages we have ever stayed in.
Mr Browne
October 2014
A great cottage for our large group and would be happy to recommend it to anyone.
Mrs Duke
August 2014
Fabulous cottage - very homely but extremely well presented and a great size for a family. Great location - close to everything Northumberland has to offer.
Mrs Hall
June 2014
Plenty to see and do in the area and the views from the cottage were wonderful. A lovely big space for a family get together.
Mrs Smith
September 2014
The owners were very friendly and helpful. The property was the best we have ever stayed in and was just as pictured and described. We knew the area well and the farmhouse was very well located for what we wanted to see and do.
Mr Godby
January 2014
The owners were very friendly and welcoming, they greeted us on arrival and were on hand if we needed anything during our stay. The house, decoration and furnishings are a credit to the owners who have put a lot of thought, time and no doubt money, into making the property a beautiful and welcoming space.
Dr Matthews
June 2013
Lovely quiet location in beautiful landscape. Plenty to do in the area and a lovely house to relax in at the end of the day.
Mrs Watt
November 2011
Excellent cottage - lovely accommodation and furnishings. Very friendly and helpful owners.
Mr Reeves
July 2012
As a family group we thought that this cottage was fantastic. The owners were very nice, extremely welcoming and helpful. We would love to stay here again and would also recommend it to anybody.
Mrs Wilson
August 2011
Would have no hesitations in recommending this property for a very relaxed holiday amidst beautiful landscape. The property was a beautiful house with lots of space and a very secure garden for children. Ideal location for lots of attractions - would recommend for a family holiday.
Mrs Crabtree
July 2011
The Old Farmhouse is the most fabulous property. Holiday cottage? No, more like a perfect family home. Location ideal for exploring Northumberland. Accommodation spectacularly well kitted out - all furnishings of an excellent quality. I 100% recommend!
Mrs Fowler
May 2011
The house was fabulous and the kids loved it as much as the adults. The owners of the property were so lovely and helpful too! I would definitely recommend to anyone!
Mrs McCormick
October 2010
We were given a warm welcome and advised to ask for anything we needed, be it things or information. Our hosts then respected our privacy. They were friendly and helpful and very pleasant in their manner. The house was terrific - we had everything we needed. I would love to go back.
Mrs Crawforth
August 2010
The Farmhouse had everything needed. It was like home from home. The owners were on hand and visited most days to make sure that we had everything we needed. It was a perfect base for Northumberland. We even managed a day in Scotland.
Mrs Blyth
October 2010
This was a fantastic holiday. The Old Farmhouse was beautiful in a beautiful location. The landlord and landlady were charming and interested in giving us a wonderful time. We loved the swallows who shared the farm with us and we loved the trips around the farm with the farmer. The accommodation was impeccable in every respect. The Northumbrian coast and countryside were glorious. This was a fabulous holiday - we'd love to go back.
CHRISTINE B
August 2012
A beautifully thought out and well presented cottage in a country setting on a working farm. It had everything you would need for a more than comfortable stay; in addition was the very warm welcome and friendliness of the owners. Lots of interesting places to visit from small villages to larger castles and gardens. The beaches are stunning and not crowded. People in general were very friendly. The owners of the farm are always happy to help out and tell you of good places to eat and visit.
Miss Knowler
July 2010
This was one of the best properties I have ever stayed in - top class!
Guest
September 2011
The Farm House is a high standard with a secure garden for children there is lots to do in the area and I would recomend this property to any age group there is lots of space in the house.I stayed there with some of my grandchildren between the ages of 4-9yrs.
Guest
September 2012
We can only say good things about our stay. Our hosts were excellent and very friendly and helpful. The children especially loved Stanley the cheeky black Labrador. The farmhouse was an excellent size and finished to a very high standard. We wanted for nothing during our stay. Our 3 year old Jack still keeps asking "when can we go back to holiday home?"
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