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Petty Knowes Cottage

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Petty Knowes Cottage is a boutique country hideaway for couples. Perched on a hill above the small village of Rochester it commands breathtaking views across the Northumberland National Park. Only a 30 minute drive from Newcastle, making it a perfect location to explore Northumberland, Hadrian's Wall, the coast, Northumberland's fantastic castles and Newcastle. Built from attractive stone, the property has been renovated to offer cosy and immaculately presented accommodation for a real country cottage getaway, with an open fire and log burner. Assessed by visit Britain the cottage has been awarded a four star gold award. Petty Knowes Cottage is all about relaxation and self indulgence, the perfect place for you and your loved one to have a cheeky weekend break away. Guests have pr...Petty Knowes Cottage is a boutique country hideaway for couples. Perched on a hill above the small village of Rochester it commands breathtaking views across the Northumberland National Park. Only a 30 minute drive from Newcastle, making it a perfect location to explore Northumberland, Hadrian's Wall, the coast, Northumberland's fantastic castles and Newcastle. Built from attractive stone, the property has been renovated to offer cosy and immaculately presented accommodation for a real country cottage getaway, with an open fire and log burner. Assessed by visit Britain the cottage has been awarded a four star gold award. Petty Knowes Cottage is all about relaxation and self indulgence, the perfect place for you and your loved one to have a cheeky weekend break away. Guests have private use of a garden with decked area, and use of a Hot Tub which is located on the owners side of the property, this is the perfect place from which to watch the sun set. Being located in the heart of northumberland National Park cyclists and dog owners are very welcome. Cycle storage can be arranged. The contemporary kitchen is very well equipped. The spacious bedroom at the end of the building boasts a majestic king size sleigh bed. 'The Gin Room' is a hidden gem where you can snuggle down on a sheepskin daybed, have a glass of something relaxing and watch the wild Northumbrian weather roll past. The property has oil central heating and comprises: Lounge: With open fire, 42' TV with freeview, DVD player and selection of DVDs, Bluetooth speaker, high speed Wi-fi. Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Dining Area: With fold out dining table and chairs for two. Bedroom: With king sized sleigh bed, Egyptian cotton bedding, log burning stove, Freeview 42'TV with DVD, & Wi-fi. Bathroom: With bath and shower over, underfloor heating, WC and wash basin. Egyptian cottage bath sheets and hand towels. Robes and slippers are also provided. We also provide our guests with a welcome hamper full of local goodies. Facilities: All oil, electricity, bed linen and towels included. All logs and coal are provided. Cot and high chair available upon request. Wi-fi throughout. There is a private garden area with decked area and outdoor seating. Pets are welcome although please be aware there is livestock in surrounding fields and cats roam the property. The cottage is adjacent to the owners property. Off road parking. We would recommend you bring walking boots/wellies.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
No smoking inside the cottage. Keep the fireguard in place at all times. Use tea-lights only in the holders provided, do not place on other surfaces. Please keep pets off soft furnishings and bedding. Please do not leave pets unattended. We do not allow guests to sleep on the soft furniture. Do not use glass in the Hot tub, plastic beakers are provided. Have an amazing time!
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Gordon & Joanne M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

Stayed from 16/3/20 for 6 nights, which should have just been 4 - it's that wonderful we decided to stay longer when the opportunity arose. Yet again Joanne & Gordon have been absolutely superb hosts, nothing is too much for them, even though they also...More

Date of stay: March 2020
1  Thank pickledmickle
Reviewed November 23, 2019

This is our 6th stay at Petty Knowes Cottage and we have already booked again for next year, that speaks volumes for how highly we rate this holiday home. The owners, Gordon and Joanne, are fantastic hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them....More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Fester80pg
Reviewed August 9, 2019

A beautiful cottage set in stunning countryside, equipped to a very high standard. Our first stay at Petty Knowes and we will undoubtedly return for a longer stay to make the most of everything the cottage and area has to offer. Really enjoyed the hot...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Navigator13551036274
Reviewed August 2, 2019

Excellent cottage kept extremely clean. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by the owners. Comfortable rooms very well equipped, we are loving the new bathroom! Everything is within the cottage all we took was our food. Shop not far away which serves beautiful breakfasts! Can...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Clarecharlton1
Reviewed July 30, 2019

This is a beautiful place from which to explore Northumberland. The cottage has everything you need and the extras of the hot tub and the gin room make it even more special. We self catered because the kitchen is very well equipped but there are...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank BevButler
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

Such a beautiful find in the gorgeous Northumberland National Park. Excellent to use as a base for exploring the stunning surroundings, or just stay in and enjoy all this beautiful cottage has to offer. We particularly loved the gin room and the the hot tub...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank O573SZstevea
Reviewed May 13, 2019

We stayed here for 4 nights midweek in June 2018. We were recommended the accommodation by friends, and we can see why they have stayed here multiple times! The cottage is beautiful, very clean and furnished to a high standard. The gin snug is a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Jemma R
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We first stayed at Petty Knowes Cottage in September 2016 and loved everything about it. Since then we have only stayed at one other cottage and that was because there were six people in our party and we needed something bigger. So far in 2019,...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Mike H
Reviewed December 27, 2018

This is our fifth holiday and second Christmas at Petty Knowes Cottage and we’re already planning three more visits! The owners, Joanne and Gordon, have fitted a new bathroom since our last visit, and it is done to their usual high standard. Even though we...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Fester80pg
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Really don't want to spread the word to be honest as it should remain hush hush but the beautiful quirky cottage and it's fantastic owners make this place the best weekend retreat this side of the tyne

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank thegratefulred
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Petty Knowes Cottage with its central location is perfect for exploring the whole of Northumberland. From exploring Hadrians wall, the coastal route with its many castles and museums, shopping and restaurants in Newcastle. Located close to Otterburn training area it provides an excellent location for walking and cycling.
Getting around
Public transport is few and far between, if you do not have a car getting around can be difficult, but local taxis are available, but must be prebooked.
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