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Petty Knowes Cottage

81 reviews
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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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
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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
Interaction with guests
We like to be around to meet our guests, get you settled in, and answer any questions that you may have. We are happy to offer any top tips for places to visit, where to walk, or where to eat, and are always available if you need us. J & G
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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
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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
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
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 CambridgeMrsR
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
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Towels Provided
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Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Fireplace
Deck
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Is this vacation rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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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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