Whittingham, near Alnwick
Courses: Alnwick Caste & Percy Wood
Alnwick Castle Golf Club is located in the heart of Northumberland and is set within the areas sandy beaches and beautiful countryside. The golf club offers golfer’s a stunning and memorable 18 hole parkland golf course and invites both members and visitors to sample the warm and friendly welcome that the golf club is renowned for providing.
Established in 1993, Percy Wood Golf Club is acknowledged as one of the finest in Northumberland. Situated close to the Cheviot Hills and moors yet only a short drive from the coast, this delightful parkland setting offers spectacular views of the North Sea and surrounding countryside. The 18 hole, 72 par, undulating parkland course is set within fine mature woodland and is, in the words of its designer, “not for the faint hearted.” Intermittently the layout emerges from the woods into open parkland providing an interesting mix of holes.
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Situated in the Vale of Whittingham, nestled at the foot of the Cheviot Hills and perched on the fringe of the Northumberland National Park, this idyllic location is perfect for those seeking peace and tranquilly. This spacious property has been thoughtfully furnished and oozes character and charm. The cosy living room is beautifully presented with a wood burner, ensuring a warm welcome awaits. The dining room also has a wood burner, and leads into a well-equipped kitchen. All four bedrooms are found on the first floor along with a spacious family bathroom.
West End Cottage is a mid-terrace property in the picturesque village of Whittingham, which is full of history with a peel tower and a church which dates back to Saxon times. Walkers and cyclist will be sure to fall in love with this wonderful scenic area of Northumberland. Enjoy a riverside picnic in the breathtaking Ingram Valley, which is only a short drive away from West End Cottage. Or take a walk in Alwinton, the gateway to the most remote part of the Coquet Valley.
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A little further north is the Harthope Valley with its dramatic crags and stunning scenery. The picture postcard village of Rothbury sits at the foot of the Simonside Hills, only 8 miles away, and offers a wide array of facilities including several shops, pubs and tea rooms. The National Trust property of Cragside was the first home to be lit by hydro-electricity, and the elegant house and its grounds make for a great day out. The bustling market town of Alnwick with its cobbled streets, protected by its dramatic castle, the ancestral home to the Duke of Northumberland, and one of the film locations for Harry Potter is a pleasure to visit. The heritage coastline this area is renowned for, and designated as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is only a half hour drive away from the property. West End Cottage provides an excellent base for exploring both the un-spoilt countryside along with the wonderful coastline. Beach 12 miles. Shop and restaurant 4 miles, pub 1½ miles.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview Smart TV, DVD player and beams.
Dining room: With wood burner and Freeview Smart TV.
Kitchen: With electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine and washer/dryer.
Wet room: With shower and toilet.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With single bed.
Bathroom: With roll-top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burners included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate.
Detached garden, 10 yards away, with garden furniture. Bike store. On road parking. No smoking.
Dishwasher – Highchair – Pets Free – Woodburning Stove – WiFi – Cot available – Washing Machine