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West View

(Ref. 1144233)

Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 0 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • James

    “This is a comfortable spacious cottage for two, spotlessly clean and equipped with every thing most people could need.”

    - James, June 2024


  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room and a feature electric fire.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, kettle, toaster
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Rear enclosed seating areas, one paved with seating and one with seating on a raised lawn area
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.5 miles, pub 4.2 miles
  • Direct access to Shaftoe Crags
  • Note: Pond not enclosed, please supervise children at all times.

The property

West View is a simply idyllic, stone-built cottage settled into the countryside hamlet of Middleton, near Ponteland, and is a fantastic base for a couple seeking a romantic getaway to the peaceful countryside of Northumberland. Be welcomed into a charming living/dining space, teaming with eclectic character, and hosting original features to give this property a traditional cottage feel; here, guests can recline in the sitting area at the end of a long day, toasting to their trip with a glass of fizz, or dine together at the dining table. The kitchen is a pretty space to cook up a storm, boasting tasteful tiles and ample amenities to cater to your culinary needs. When night rolls in retire to a beautiful double bedroom with furniture in keeping with the rustic feel of this property. A delightful feature of this abode is the two seating area, one paved with seating and one with searing on a raised lawn area where guests can dine alfresco, and access local walks to Shaftoe Crags right on your doorstep. Make a romantic getaway to Northumberland with a stay at the captivating West View. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1142905 and 1144232, together sleeping up to 10 guests.

Shaftoe Grange Cottages

Shaftoe Grange Cottages is a beautiful collection of three stone-built cottages, resting in the hamlet of Middleton, near Ponteland, and offering an acre of land for guests use, and pretty bases for couples, friends, and families alike, looking for a getaway to Northumberland. Be welcomed by off-road parking and marvel at the stunning décor throughout, with each of the properties boasting original features such as roof beams, arched windows, and stone walls, adding character and charm to these pet-friendly abodes. These properties can be linked together for larger groups, allowing guests to spend time with one another. Situated in the countryside of Northumberland, Shaftoe Grange Cottages offer a charming retreat with direct access from your backyard to Northumbrian treks over the hills and crags. The village of Bolam, which has a lovely lake for boating and strolling, and the hamlet of Bradford are both close to nearby Harnham, and guests can also visit the historic sites of Harnham Buddhist Monastery and the English Heritage site Belsay Castle. For amenities, head over to the town of Ponteland, where there is a selection of convenience stores, pubs, cafés, and eateries, with options including The Pont Tap and the Diamond Inn, and there is also a golf course. More attractions include Wallington Hall, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, Newcastle Upon Tyne with its Discovery Museum and Life Science Centre, Northumberland Zoo, and beach days at Cresswell Beach and Whiteley Bay. Take a hike, mountain bike, or birdwatch in the stunning scenery Northumberland National Park, making the most of the group’s countryside location. All of this and so much more with a stay at the characterful Shaftoe Grange Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location


Newcastle 6 miles; Morpeth 11 miles; Hexham 20 miles; Newcastle airport 2 miles.

Ponteland is a historic village set on the river Pont with much modern development providing shops and restaurants, and a traditional village pub. There is also a great leisure centre to enjoy with plenty of activities for the family to enjoy. The Metro centre is only 7 miles away, Hadrians Wall can be accessed from various places nearby, and the historic towns of Morpeth, Hexham and Corbridge are all just a short drive away. No matter what your interests there should be something to satisfy your needs in the surrounding area. The city of Newcastle can be accessed either by car or by public transport, and with a history dating back over 200 years, there is much to see and do in this vibrant, lively location. Excellent shopping, top-class restaurants and amazing night life are all to be enjoyed, along with a variety of museums and galleries.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas