- 5 Star
Luxury Country Cottage in Northumberland National Park
Situated in the charming village of Harbottle, Tapestry Cottage is a real gem and the perfect retreat for couples or a family to spend a holiday in the heart of the Northumberland National Park. There are fantastic walks directly from the cottage and all of the attractions of Northumberland are within easy driving distance. To find out more about the pretty village of Harbottle, click here.
This cottage has some fantastic features; as well as a stunning location, within the cottage there is great attention to detail and a lot of thought has gone into ensuring that whilst at the cottage, you’ll want for nothing. There is a music system that extends to several areas of the cottage via ceiling speakers, Smart TV with internet access in all the bedrooms, as well as iPod docking stations. A selection of games and books and even a trunk full of dressing up outfits for younger children.
Furnished and equipped to a very high standard with great attention to detail, this beautiful cottage has been awarded 5 Stars by Visit England and a prestigious GOLD Award too. Up to 2 well behaved pets welcome.
Large and comfortable living room with wood-burning stove. Dining table for 4 (this in addition to a large dining room seating 6). Large flat screen digital TV with DVD player. mp3/iPod player. Free wi-fi broadband internet access throughout the cottage. Children’s dressing up trunk available upon request. Telephone for incoming calls only (outgoing emergency calls).
Well equipped, bright and airy kitchen with glazed door to the patio area and garden. Stainless steel electric range cooker with gas hob, Large fridge and separate freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster. Nespresso coffee machine (bring own pods). Full-size dishwasher. Steps down to a large dining room.
The main entrance to the cottage is via a pretty porch which opens into the dining room. This gorgeous room is a few steps down from the kitchen and provides a fabulous room for socialising over a meal or drinks. It opens out via double French windows onto a large wooden veranda which leads down to a lawned garden and furnished patio area. As a south-facing room, it’s bright during the day and atmospheric in the evening. The dining table is large and comfortably seats 6. In the warmer months, the French windows can be fully opened, providing a wonderful open space, blurring the boundary between the garden and dining area.
Laundry/Boot Room & Ground Floor Cloakroom
A very useful and spacious room easily accessible directly from a secondary doorway situated at the front of the cottage, and then leading through to the lounge. This room contains a washing machine and tumble dryer. It’s also a good place for muddy boots. This room is perfect for dogs to sleep in as it’s warm whilst being separate from the main living areas. There is a cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin leading off from the laundry room.
A serene and spacious room, with a luxury kingsize bed, top quality bed linen and towels, large wardrobe and chest. Smart TV with internet access and digital channels. Radio and iPod/iPhone docking station. This room is very spacious and can easily accommodate a cot, which is available upon request.
Bedroom 2 – Double – with luxury en-suite bathroom
Another good-sized room, with a double bed and the benefit of a luxury en-suite bathroom containing a beautiful free-standing bath, WC and wash-hand basin. Smart TV with internet access and digital channels. Radio and iPod/iPhone docking station.
Bedroom 3 – Twin Single Beds Convertible to a Super king Bed
A pretty and very spacious bedroom with twin full-size single beds which are convertible to a super king size bed upon request (for adults only). The beds have luxury pocket sprung mattresses with luxury bed linen and towels. French style wardrobe and pretty dressing table and an armchair. Original stripped wood floor. Smart TV with internet access and digital channels. Radio and iPod/iPhone docking station.
There are windows to two elevations overlooking the gardens, with a beautiful south-facing view of the garden and stunning views of the Cheviot hills beyond.
Bright and spacious ‘house bathroom’ with a deep plunge bath, WC, wash hand basin and walk in shower. The music system extends to this room, with discrete speakers positioned for you to enjoy music whilst you bathe. Penhaligons complimentary toiletries.
Gardens and Outside
The lawned garden is attractive and has a good sized stone flagged patio area furnished with a table, chairs and parasol in summer. The garden is south facing and although bordered with mature trees, providing privacy, still manages to be filled with sunlight. The veranda, leading from the dining room, provides a lovely space for sitting out on balmy summer evenings.
To the side of the house, accessed by a large gate, is a private driveway large enough for 3 cars, with further parking available on the roadside adjacent to the cottage.
- Quiet village location in the Northumberland National Park
- Spacious, detached stone-built cottage
- Sleeps up to 6
- 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- Wood-burning stove and full central heating
- Private south facing, enclosed garden
- Large flatscreen TV in lounge
- Smart (internet) TV’s and radio and iPod/iPhone docking stations in all bedrooms
- Library of books, DVD’s, CD’s and games for all ages
- Telephone for incoming calls only (outgoing emergency calls)
- Welcome pack provided, including fresh flowers and wine
- Well equipped kitchen, inc fridge/freezer, electric range oven with gas hob and microwave
- Washing machine and dryer in separate utility room
- Ironing board, iron and vacuum
- Top quality mattresses and luxury bed linen, all towels also provided
- Highchair and stair gate, cot and cot linen available upon request
- Children’s dressing up trunk available upon request
- Complimentary luxury Penhaligon’s toiletries
- Bike storage in adjacent stone shed
- Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
- Up to 2 well-behaved dogs welcome @ £20 each
- Key safe for flexible arrival time
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1. Tapestry Cottage has full central heating and is very well insulated, warm and cosy. The log burning stove is provided for ambience rather than the main source of heating in the cottage. A basket of logs is provided between October and April only. If you require further supplies, they can be purchased in the nearby town of Rothbury.
2. You can place an order for groceries to be delivered by Asda, as they deliver to Harbottle (Tesco and Sainsbury’s don’t).
Please see below the floor plan for Tapestry Cottage – it is not to scale and just to give you an idea of the layout of the cottage. Please note that for guests with impaired mobility and small children, there are approximately 4 steps down from the kitchen and inner hall area to the dining room.
If you have any queries at all about Tapestry Cottage, please don’t hesitate to call us on 01665 710700 or send us an email by clicking HERE.
Tapestry Cottage has been assessed by VisitEngland and awarded 5 Stars and a prestigious GOLD AWARD for excellence.
Click here to view and print an Access Statement for Tapestry House. This is a written description of our facilities and services to provide information on accessibility and inform people who may have access needs. A range of information is provided, from car parking provision to bathrooms.
Location of Tapestry Cottage
Tapestry Cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Harbottle, which is in the heart of the Northumberland National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a pub within 100 yards of the cottage and the nearest large village is Rothbury, which is around 8 miles from Harbottle. Rothbury is a thriving village, with a good range of specialist food shops, including an award winning butchers, a wine store, locally renowned bakery and greengrocers, as well as a well stocked small supermarket, gift shops and art galleries. For eating out, there are several restaurants, tea rooms and pubs.
PLEASE NOTE that this image was taken by Google in 2009, before the cottage was extensively renovated, so should be used to establish the location rather than to view the cottage!
(Harbottle Castle in the International Dark Sky Park)