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The Old Exchange Family Cottage in Corbridge, Northumberland

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
3 bathrooms

The Old Exchange Family Cottage description

Holiday home
The Old Exchange is a lovely holiday property in Corbridge in Northumberland, set over the first and second floors of an old Post Office and telephone exchange, with an art gallery underneath. There is a first floor twin room which can be offered as a super king-size double if required with an en-suite bathroom with corner bath, and two second floor king-size doubles each with an en-suite shower room. On the first floor is the sitting room, a kitchen with dining area and a utility with additional WC. Outside is a lawned garden area and off road parking for three cars. The shops and inns of Corbridge are on the doorstep of The Old Exchange, and with the Heritage Coastline, Hadrian's Wall, Durham Cathedral and Kielder Water easily reached, this is a wonderfully welcoming base for family or friends.

Corbridge is a lovely village dating from Roman times, set within the countryside of Northumberland, with a selection of shops and inns, and a 12th Century bridge over the river. Close to Corbridge is Hadrian's Wall, with Hexham, Kielder Water and the Northumberland coast are all 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.

Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, Blu-ray DVD player, stereo/CD, books/DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lawned area to rear of the apartment. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: Main front door access shared with gallery. Note: This property is not suitable for children under 5.


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  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
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  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Near pub

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Martin J
September 2012
Our recent stay in The Old Exchange in Corbridge was a first class experience from the very first moment. Situated above an art gallery in the heart of the small and very picturesque town of Corbridge, this apartment was furnished to a very high degree throughout. We had a choice of any one of three beautifully furnished en-suite bedrooms and both of us being keen cooks we found the kitchen contained everything we would need during our stay. The welcoming owner not only gave us exceptionally concise directions as to ease our finding both apartment and parking space but in addition, having known that we were staying especially for our 25th wedding anniversary, had left a selection of goodies for us along with a most unexpected bottle of rather good bubbly! In addition he called us to arrange a quick courtesy visit during our holiday both to meet us and to check that we were content with the apartment. Indeed we were. We would heartily recommend both this apartment and the town of Corbridge to anyone looking for quality accommodation with excellent facilites close at hand.
August 2013
its unique selling point is the fact that each of the 3 bedrooms is en suite . furthermore it has its own off road parking right in the centre of corbridge where most street parking is metered. ideally positioned, most restaurants and the coop supermarket are close by. An owner who was welcoming without being intrusive and immediately replaced without charge the glass i broke. the property is well maintained and well supplied. Sheets, towels etc are by Christy A degree in technology is however required to operate the washer! dryer!!
February 2014
Meticulously Clean & Characterful Apartment, centrally located in this delightful village. We stayed 3 nights as a family (3 adult couples), during our trip to Northumberland. The Apartment is tastefully furnished, with a high spec including lovely quality bedlinen & towels, welcome after a long trek along Hadrians Wall (approx 20 mins drive to Once Brewed Visitors centre where we parked & did circular walk along this superb section of wall). We particulary liked the 3 large ensuite bedrooms & wonderfully spacious Lounge, accommodating us all comfortably. John the owner whom we met on our arrival, made us feel welcome & briefed us on the accommodation & nearby places of interest & eateries. Corbridge is a lovely historic village with lots of quaint shops, good restaurants & 4 pubs, we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay & would definately return in future. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Mr Mills
November 2013
A very comfortable and conveniently located accommodation.
Mr Whittle
March 2014
We had a very, very good week at this property. It was very comfortably furnished and more than met our expectations. It felt like a very real home from home.
Mrs Myerscough
July 2014
The cottage was in a great spot, the area was fantastic with loads to see and do.
Mrs White
April 2013
Ideally situated property in a lovely interesting village. Welcoming and informative owner. Brilliant bus and train service. A lovely place to relax in after visits to Newcastle, Carlisle, Housesteads, and of course Corbridge Roman Town.
Ms Matterson
May 2015
Corbridge is lovely place to stay. The owner was most considerate and welcoming. It was all excellent.
Mrs Bromiley
June 2015
The Old Exchange was a beautiful stay. Every bedroom had its own en suite, and all rooms were beautifully furnished and quite spacious. The property was so well situated - right in the centre of Corbridge and close to shops and fantastic pubs. The owner was so friendly and helpful, and gave us many ideas for things to see and do in the area.
Mrs Stanley
September 2014
Fantastic location in the centre of a charming village with all amenities on the doorstep. This was a lovely property, very comfortable and wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
Mr Dacre
October 2014
The property is lovely and in an enviable position, very well placed for public transport together with all the facilities of a wonderful town. The scenery is stunning!
Mrs Nuttall
August 2014
The apartment was very comfortable with a high quality finish. Comfy furnishings and beds, powerful showers. The owner was exceptionally helpful throughout the process, from telling me lots about the local area to swiftly dealing with a couple of queries I had. Nothing was too much trouble and he was courteous and practical.
Mrs Clatworthy
September 2013
This is the second time that we have had a family holiday in this property. I can thoroughly recommend it. The flat itself is of a high standard and the owner was attentive without being obtrusive. The flat is close to all village amenities, and there is a good bus service running to Hexham and Newcastle if driving is a problem. The local taxi service is good and local pubs and takeaways cater for all tastes.
Mrs Purrvis
July 2013
The Old Exchange was everything we hoped for in holiday accommodation and Corbridge is a great place to spend some time. It was wonderful for each bedroom to have en suite bathrooms and the icing on the cake was the beautiful weather!
Mr Matfin
February 2015
I wanted a break away from the Newcastle to relax and unwind and this property did exactly that. It certainly hit the mark and is as good as, if not better than a lot of other properties I've stayed at. To folk not familiar with the area it is in the perfect location to see Northumberland and Durham in all its glory. A first rate property.
December 2014
Corbridge is a lovely small town with everything you could possibly want - restaurants, pubs, local shops - plus lots of history close by - eg Hadrians wall and Roman forts. The Old Exchange is right in the middle of it. Extremely comfortable, very well furnished, 3 ensuite bedrooms, separate utility room and with parking for 3 cars.
August 2015
We found Corbridge an excellent place to stay as it has a number of pubs and good restaurants. The Old Exchange is well situated in the centre of the town and we found it in very good condition. Every bedroom has its own bathroom and I would definitely use the property again if staying in the area.
Mr Bennett
June 2013
Spacious and clean property, ideally placed for access to the immediate town and the wider area.
Mrs Bailey
November 2012
We love Northumberland and this is our second visit to The Old Exchange. It is perfectly placed to tour the county and enjoy the coastline, castles and the countryside. The Old Exchange is a warm and cosy place to come home to after a day of exploration.
Mrs Clatworthy
September 2012
Proximity to the local shops and church. Comfort of the apartment. Fact that the owner got in touch personally to check we were happy. Bus to Hexham or Newcastle outside the door but very little noise from outside. Private parking for 3 cars. Very comfortable beds with high class white bedlinen and towels provided. A first class holiday flat.
Mrs Sullivan
September 2012
Centrally located within the town, with easy access to shops and restaurants. Ample space for a family and each bedroom had its own en-suite. Very clean and well furnished.
Mrs Aird
September 2012
Fantastic location with wonderful shops on the doorstep but also easy to get to walking and tourist attractions.
Mrs Slater
July 2012
A great location! Corbridge itself and the property in particular were excellent. Friendly and helpful owner - all in all faultless!
Rev Smith
July 2012
We chose it specifically for its location (Wall Country, town centre) and it was exactly right. Neighbouring mini-superstore was a real bonus.
Mrs Brooks
February 2012
A really warm and spacious house. Felt luxurious but cosy.
Mrs Williams
April 2012
Superb. Very comfortable and conveniently situated in a lovely village location, within easy commute/ drive of Newcastle. The accommodation is beautifully furnished and very well equipped. The owner is friendly, helpful and responsive. Overall this accommodation is really excellent and we would certainly book it again if we needed to stay in the area.
Ms Bird
July 2012
Excellent property in a very convenient position, in a beautiful area.
Mrs Stanbury
July 2012
Very convenient in the centre of the village - we were using public transport and the bus stopped right outside but it was not noisy. The property was exactly as shown and described on website. Having WiFi available was a very pleasant surprise.
Mrs Griffin
January 2012
Very comfortable; much better than we hoped for. Ideal location in the centre of the village.
Mrs Wilson
February 2012
Good accommodation and a lovely area. It was everything we could want for a relaxing break. The accommodation was superb, very central. We couldn't have asked for more!
Mrs Parietti
August 2011
We had a lovely time and the cottage was ideally situated for our needs.
Mrs Parker
September 2011
The property was excellent and the village and general location was very good.
Mrs Aird
January 2012
The central location in a town with very good shopping was great - the parking was essential. Good access to walking from the door and to public transport if we did not want to drive. Really felt like home.
Mrs Harrod
July 2015
A very well equipped and beautifully furnished house. The owner was extremely helpful.
Mrs Carter
April 2016
It was in a very convenient position near a bus stop. It was comfortable and had everything I needed.
Ms Benn
August 2011
Corbridge is a delightful, large village with a range of restaurants, 2 interesting galleries and lots of small shops including a good deli. It is also a good base for exploring the surrounding area.
ian h
October 2012
We were a party of three couples, The property offered excellent standard of furnishing and fittings. The sitting room and bedrooms were spacious , The owner of the property came around one evening to ensure we were happy with the property, He was friendly and informative about the village and surrounding area. Plenty of hot water which is appreciated when six people want to use the showers at the same time. Parking for three cars at the rear of the property The only problem was that one week it not long enough in this beautiful area.
March 2013
We (family of four) spent a lovely 11 days here. It was warm, comfortable and relaxing. It is very well furnished and has a lovely, light spacious feel. It's position in the centre of a picturesque village is excellent and yet it is only minutes away from the countryside and tourist facilities such as an English Heritage Roman site. We would definitely recommend it.
March 2013
We (family of four) spent a lovely 11 days here. It was warm, comfortable and relaxing. It is very well furnished and has a lovely, light spacious feel. It's position in the centre of a picturesque village is excellent and yet it is only minutes away from the countryside and tourist facilities such as an English Heritage Roman site. We would definitely recommend it.
June 2013
The caring and friendly,informative attention from the owner was excellent. We immediately felt at home in this property,the three en-suites particularly useful! Superb location for local transport [Buses from the door and regular train services to Newcastle and Carlisle.]Only a short journey from the village is the Corbridge Roman Town...well worth a visit. Also within easy reach are many National Trust,English Heritage properties and of course ,the beautiful Northumbrian coast. Hidden gems in the village from bijou boutiques,gift shops,an antiques centre and endless choices of places to eat...from the local pub to award winning international restaurants. This property is great value for money and when time permits we hope to return!
March 2012
The Old Exchange offers complete comfort in the heart of Corbridge - with everything on the doorstep for a chilled out break. Butcher, baker, greengrocer ... and candlestick maker plus great clothes and art galleries, walks from the door, restaurants. And you own parking which is essential.
August 2012
The helpfulness and understanding from the owners of this property was exemplary, The property itself is a delight being spacious, relaxing and very tastefully appointed, obviously a lot of thought and skill went into the interior design. Excellent en suite facilities Corbridge is a beautiful place to stay and is steeped in history and is close to numerous attractions.
October 2011
We really enjoyed staying at the venue. I accomodation was clean, tidy and the quality of the linen etc was fanrastic. The village had everything you wanted regarding buying food etc for your stay. Would go back!
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