Fontburn Farmhouse

sleeps 10 10
5 bedrooms 5
4 bathrooms 4
1 dogs allowed 1
family friendly
5 star5 star5 star5 star5 star

Cottage with woodburner, Rural

Rothbury 6.6 miles. Set amidst luscious countryside in the quaint village of Ewesley near Rothbury, lies this outstanding, detached property, Fontburn Farmhouse. This stunning, stone-fronted cottage rests near Fontburn reservoir, perfect for peaceful walks, and hosts five beautiful bedrooms for a family or 10 friends looking to explore the rolling countryside of Northumberland. Follow the circular driveway to reach private parking spaces, here you can soak in the setting as you unload the vehicle with ease. Step through the duck-egg door into the spacious hallway, with a storage cupboard to house your coats, ready for an adventure. Moving through the property, admire the underfloor heating beneath your feet as you find the open-plan living space, well-presented and the perfect place to socialise. Keep the designated chef company in the kitchen area, as you sip a glass of wine at the island and make use of the American fridge/freezer to store your favourite treats. When dinner is served, gather around the dining table to tuck-into heart-warming meals and chat amongst yourselves about the splendid time away. The living space also offers a toasty woodburning stove to set a relaxing ambiance, and a sofa to enjoy the TV. Discover the larger sitting room, where you can unwind on the plush sofas with a good book at hand or flicker through the TV as the crackling woodburning stove gently heats the room. Throw open the French doors leading to the pretty garden, enclosed with glass panels and offering furniture to bask in the final moments of the sun. After a day splashing in the mud, make use of the handy utility room to freshen your holiday clothes. As the evening draws to a close, locate the two ground-floor double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms so you don't need to worry about morning queues! Climb upstairs to the first floor to choose between the master bedroom with a king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and a TV for a movie night under the covers, as well as another double room and a handsome twin room. In the morning, enjoy an invigorating rinse in the shower room, where you can leave your towel on the heated rail for a warm embrace afterwards. If you can tear yourself away from this fabulous home, visit Fontburn reservoir, a lovely trail to follow with a great play park with a zip line just a ten minute walk way. Pick up fresh produce for your self-catering holiday from Northumberland Free Range Organic Poultry, a short drive away. Jump in the car and head to the nearby attractions, where you can unveil the history of the wealthy family that once lived in the National Trust site of Wallington, tour the medieval monastery of Brinkburn Priory and Manor House, or treat the younger ones to a day at Northumberland Country Zoo. Visit the charming town of Alnwick, home to an iconic 12th century castle, The Bailiffgate Museum for fascinating facts or spend an afternoon at a poisonous garden for a unique experience. Be sure to take advantage of the close proximity to Northumberland's National Park for unspoilt scenery and a plethora of trails to sample. For a recuperating escape, treat your loved ones to a stay at Fontburn Farmhouse.

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Leisure facilities & entertainment:

internet access tv

Accommodation layout and features:

Ground Floor, Bedroom 1:
King size bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 2:
Double bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 3:
Double bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 4:
Single bed(s)Single bed(s)bed linen
Ground Floor, Bedroom 5:
Double bed(s)bed linen
microwave dishwasher freezer laundry facilities
bath shower  towels

More about the property:

Central heating open fire Wood stove parking garden

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Family friendly features:

Family Friendly

Dog friendly features:

dogs allowed

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Rothbury, Northumberland
Nearest city: Town, County 0 mile(s)
Rothbury is a small town located just outside of Northumberland National Park. If you are looking for a central base for a luxury cottage holiday from which you can discover some of the best of the Northumbrian coast and countryside then Rothbury could be an excellent choice for you. Within the town there are a few shops and a baker’s along with a pub. More facilities are available at the larger town of Alnwick 12 miles away.

When enjoying a luxury self-catering break in Rothbury don’t miss the National Trust’s Cragside which is located amongst stunning grounds and parklands on the outskirts of town. Entry is free for National Trust members. This impressive historical house is well worth a visit and the tea rooms and woodlands walks at Cragside come highly recommended.

Trips in to Northumbria National Park will allow you to explore some of the best of Northumbria’s countryside and discover Hadrian Wall related attractions whilst on a luxury break. Trips to the seaside allow you to discover impressive historical coastal towns such as Alnmouth and historical castles at Bamburgh and Holy Island. Also to be found along the Northumbria coast are golden sandy beaches, ideal for building sandcastles, paddling and family fun.

After discovering some of the top attractions that Northumbria has to offer, enjoy returning back to your comfortable and luxurious home from home. We feature an excellent selection of luxury pet-friendly cottagesluxury family cottages and even luxurious log cabins, so should have someone to suit you whatever your needs.


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Fontburn Farmhouse is an outstanding, detached cottage resting in Ewesley near Rothbury, Northumberland. Hosting five bedrooms including a king-size with en-suite bathroom, two ground-floor doubles with en-suite shower rooms, as well as two twin bedrooms, along with a shower room and cloakroom, this property can sleep up to 10 guests. There is also an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove, a utility room, and a sitting room with woodburning stove. Outside there is private parking and a rear enclosed garden with furniture. Fontburn Farmhouse is a stunning abode, ideal for a rural retreat. Please note: This property only accepts check-ins on a Monday and a Friday

Nestled on the north bank of the famed salmon and trout river is the capital of Coquetdale, Rothbury, which is surrounded by heather clad hills. The pretty market town is near Northumberland's National Park, providing the perfect setting for scenic walks, and is lined with stone houses. The town is home to a range of shops, and close by there is a tennis court, a golf course and cycle hire, as well as Cragiside and Alnwick Castle for exploring the history of the area.

Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x ground-floor doubles with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove

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More about luxury holidays in Northumberland

This is England’s most northern county, a magical place with some of the great aspects of both Scotland and England. The county is filled with ancient castles, beautiful beaches, rugged moorland and pretty quaint English villages and towns. You will also discover rolling hills and huge stretches of outstanding landscape and scenery, perfect for any enthusiastic walkers or cyclists. Also perfect for horse riding, golfing and also many water sports. Wildlife is also in abundance here and bird watching and other wildlife watching is a popular pastime. Take a boat trip out to the Farne Islands and enjoy watching hundreds of seals basking on the rocky shores. You can also spot otters, badgers, deer and much more in varied areas of Northumberland.  If you’re feeling less active and would rather take in the sights then Northumberland also has a vast array of stately homes and historic buildings for you to investigate as well as world-class castles and forts. One of the most interesting has to be Hadrian’s Wall, an iconic English heritage site that snakes for 73 miles through the Northumberland countryside. With such a large iconic landmark just waiting to be investigated why not bring along your furry friend and enjoy the walk together with a Luxury Pet-friendly cottage to return too. 

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