Grooms Cottage

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Quirky Modern Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome All Bedrooms En-Suite Romantic

Grooms Cottage holds an exceptional position within the Belsay Tower Estate, set within tranquil surroundings and beautifully-kept gardens, it makes the perfect bolthole for those in search of a truly relaxing break. While guests will feel a million miles away from any hustle and bustle, there are a huge variety of excellent attractions and amenities within easy reaching distance, including the wonderful Northumberland coastline and the lively city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

The Grade-I listed courtyard cottage, which was originally residence for the head groom on the Estate, can comfortably accommodate up to six guests across its three well-appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor is the main living accommodation which comprises of an inviting sitting room and a spacious kitchen-diner, fully-equipped with all the tools you could possibly need. Also on this level is the first of the bedrooms which can either be set up as a double or twin and boasts its own en-suite. Upstairs, are the two remaining double bedrooms, they both feature en-suite facilities while one boasts a roll top copper bath – ideal for a relaxing soak after action-packed days spent exploring gorgeous Northumberland!

Outside, guests of Grooms Cottage have access to an outdoor barbecue area, perfect during the Summer months!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The cottage is better suited to those travelling with older children due to the fact that the twin bedroom is located on the ground floor
  • The cottage does have neighbours and so guests are asked to be respectful of this in the evenings

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Heating

Ground Floor
- Living room
- Fully-equipped kitchen with dining facilities
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room (can be set up with twin beds on request)

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed, roll top copper bath tub and en-suite
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room

Exterior Grounds
- Terrace
- Barbecue area

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Egyptian cotton linen
- Complimentary toiletries
- Parking

Location

About the surrounding area of Grooms Cottage
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Grooms Cottage is situated within Belsay Tower Estate, set amongst beautiful Northumberland countryside, close to the villages of Bolam and Belsay, where helpful amenities including a post office and coffee shop can be found. There is plenty to see, do and explore within the immediate area including Belsay Hall, Castle & Gardens, owned by English Heritage and Wallington House, owned by the National Trust, both make for lovely days out and are less than 15-minutes away. The whole family will enjoy a visit to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, home to over one hundred species of animals including lemurs, meerkats, wallabies and monkeys and just 15-minutes from home.

The cottage makes a fabulous choice for those simply wanting to enjoy the great outdoors, being surrounded by countryside, there is plenty of brilliant walking opportunities as well as cycling routes and bridleways. Bolam Lake Country Park has lakeside walks, woodland tracks, open grassed areas for all to enjoy making it perfect for picnics and is just 5-minutes away.

Further afield, Alnwick Castle is just 50-minutes away and is a must-visit for any Harry Potter fans while the iconic Hadrian’s Wall, the Roman's biggest British building project that still dominates the county's landscape almost 2,000 years after it was built, is just an hour away. For beach bums, Northumberland’s coastline is truly stunning, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it stretches for 40 miles and is a must-visit, Bamburgh Castle, Druridge Bay, Holy Island and the Farne Islands are all spots we recommend exploring. The coastline can be reached in less than 40-minutes from Grooms Cottage.

For those who prefer a little more hustle and bustle, the vibrant city of Newcastle is less than a 30-minute car journey away from the house, here visitors will enjoy excellent shopping and fantastic bars and restaurants. Newcastle Airport is just 20-minutes away, making Grooms Cottage an accessible base, ideal for a reunion of friends or family.

Local Amenities
Nearest Town/City Newcastle-upon-Tyne

(25.6km)

Nearest Village Belsay

(4km)

Nearest Supermarket Sainsburys Ponteland

(15km)

Nearest Restaurant Tomahawk Steakhouse Ponteland

(8.2km)

Nearest Bar/Pub The Beresford Arms, Whalton

(8.3km)

Nearest Golf Ponteland Golf Club

(13.5km)

Nearest Beach Blyth Beach

(33km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Grooms Cottage makes an excellent choice for families travelling with older children, the downstairs bedroom can be set up with twin beds on request making it ideal for siblings or friends to share.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £100 to be paid prior to arrival and to be refunded in full subject to a damage inspection on departure
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi is included in the rental price
Changeover day Friday
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 7-night minimum stay
Pets welcome? One well-behaved dog is allowed on request, please keep your dog downstairs and off furnishings
Smoking Allowed? No smoking

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2022 - Jul 1st 2022 £1,025 £1,211 £1,295 £1,295
Jul 1st 2022 - Sep 30th 2022 £1,075 £1,268 £1,350 £1,350
Sep 30th 2022 - Dec 19th 2022 £950 £1,121 £1,195 £1,195
Dec 19th 2022 - Dec 26th 2022 - - - £1,995
Dec 26th 2022 - Jan 6th 2023 - - - £1,995
Jan 6th 2023 - Mar 31st 2023 £850 £1,007 £1,095 £1,095
Mar 31st 2023 - May 26th 2023 £950 £1,121 £1,195 £1,195
May 26th 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 £1,025 £1,211 £1,295 £1,295
Jun 30th 2023 - Sep 29th 2023 £1,075 £1,268 £1,350 £1,350
Sep 29th 2023 - Nov 28th 2023 £950 £1,121 £1,195 £1,195

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2022 - Jul 1st 2022 €1,132 €1,336 €1,430 €1,430
Jul 1st 2022 - Sep 30th 2022 €1,187 €1,400 €1,490 €1,490
Sep 30th 2022 - Dec 19th 2022 €1,049 €1,237 €1,319 €1,319
Dec 19th 2022 - Dec 26th 2022 - - - €2,202
Dec 26th 2022 - Jan 6th 2023 - - - €2,202
Jan 6th 2023 - Mar 31st 2023 €938 €1,111 €1,209 €1,209
Mar 31st 2023 - May 26th 2023 €1,049 €1,237 €1,319 €1,319
May 26th 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 €1,132 €1,336 €1,430 €1,430
Jun 30th 2023 - Sep 29th 2023 €1,187 €1,400 €1,490 €1,490
Sep 29th 2023 - Nov 28th 2023 €1,049 €1,237 €1,319 €1,319

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 27th 2022 - Jul 1st 2022 $1,215 $1,435 $1,535 $1,535
Jul 1st 2022 - Sep 30th 2022 $1,275 $1,503 $1,600 $1,600
Sep 30th 2022 - Dec 19th 2022 $1,126 $1,329 $1,417 $1,417
Dec 19th 2022 - Dec 26th 2022 - - - $2,365
Dec 26th 2022 - Jan 6th 2023 - - - $2,365
Jan 6th 2023 - Mar 31st 2023 $1,008 $1,193 $1,298 $1,298
Mar 31st 2023 - May 26th 2023 $1,126 $1,329 $1,417 $1,417
May 26th 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 $1,215 $1,435 $1,535 $1,535
Jun 30th 2023 - Sep 29th 2023 $1,275 $1,503 $1,600 $1,600
Sep 29th 2023 - Nov 28th 2023 $1,126 $1,329 $1,417 $1,417

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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