This impressive detached house, situated in its own grounds in the tiny village of Ancroft, dates from the 1740s and offers a unique escape away from reality - ideal as a holiday home for families or for small group holidays with its huge grassed garden for alfresco dining or family games, plus new for 2014 a 7 person hot tub.
There are numerous lanes and footpaths to explore or visit the 11th century church which was later fortified and defended against the cross border raids of the medieval period. Just 5 minutes' drive to the north across the famous bridges is the centre of Berwick Upon Tweed, 10 minutes' drive east are the sandy beaches and links golf course at Goswick or 15 minutes and you could be on the causeway to Holy Island, subject to the safe Holy Island Crossing Times.
For an evening meal out with style visit the Tilmouth Park Hotel on the A698 near Cornhill.
Access is from the rear door into a central corridor.
Utility room with sink, space for a dog bed, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cloakroom with boot rack, separate WC, wash hand basin and coat hanging.
Through to a south-facing farmhouse style kitchen with
electric cooker with hob,
fridge and freezer,
dining table and 6 chairs with views over the lawns to fields and trees beyond.
Through to a television room with
TV, DVD and Digi-box,
views southwards over the lawns and to fields beyond.
Separate dining room with open fire, table and chairs for 12.
Inner hall with a decorative cast iron fireplace and access to the front door (which can only be opened from the inside).
Separate drawing room with open fire in a tiled fireplace, Persian rug, sofa seating, polished antique furniture, CD player and selection of CDs and books.
Sweeping wide staircase up to :-
Bedroom 1: twin room, decorative fireplace, wardrobe, space for a cot, south-facing.
Bedroom 2: double bed, decorative fireplace, wardrobe, space for a cot, south-facing, interconnecting up two small steps to
Bedroom 3: twin room with wardrobe, south-facing, en-suite shower, WC and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 5: up one step to twin bedroom with decorative fireplace, wardrobe.
Bedroom 6: double room with decorative fireplace, wardrobe and east-facing views over the gardens.
Bathroom 1: ceramic bath with hand shower, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail.
Bathroom 2: Spa Shower, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
Facilities and Outside
Oil central heating throughout. All power, bed linen and towels included. Initial supply of fuel for the open fires included.
Cots, high/low chairs and booster seats available on request.
Cycle storage available in lockable shed.
Enclosed grass garden with garden furniture.
7 Person Hot Tub
Ample private parking.
What is included:
All bedding, bed linen, towels and electricity
Heating & hot water supplied from our bio-mass boiler
Wi-fi is available throughout the house.
Use of the 7 person Hot Tub.
Notes and Special Conditiions.
The house is set in its own private grounds adjacent to a working arable farm.
There are some lower age restrictions on children using the hot tub, which is for general safety - full instructions are available in the house folder.
The Aga cooking is different but easy, if you need information on cooking with an Aga please click here which will take you to the AGA website.
Up to 2 well behaved dogs welcome, additional chagrge of £25.00 per pet per week or part thereof.
19 Days out in Northumbria guide.
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Please note that discounted rates shown here may not apply to all dates within a date range or price band.
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