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Compass Cottage

Wooler, Northumberland (Ref. 1112902)

5.0

Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Ian

    “A really beautiful cottage with everything one could possibly need.”

    Exceptionally comfortable and welcoming. Well positioned for visiting the area and the town is within walking distance and well equipped for shops, pubs and restaurants. Very generous welcome pack to add to all the other pluses about this accommodation. 5 stars

    Exceptionally comfortable and welcoming. Well positioned for visiting the area and the town is within walking distance and well equipped for shops, pubs and restaurants. Very generous welcome pack to add to all the other pluses about this accommodation. 5 stars

    - Ian, April 2024

    Ian thanks for staying with us at Compass Cottage and the kind feedback Property Owner

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk in shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with electric fire
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi, Netlflix
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Roadside parking
  • Front garden with gravel, enclosed garden with a gate from the garden out onto a playing field and scenic dog walks
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 200 yards
  • Note: Dogs not allowed in bedrooms or furniture

The property

Perched in the historic market town of Wooler, Northumberland, is this spacious semi-detached dormer bungalow, Compass Cottage. Enjoying a superb location at the top of a hill near the Northumberland National Park and within easy reach of the Cheviots, Compass Cottage is a fantastic choice for a group or family of six. The property benefits from roadside parking, a lovely front garden, and a generous, rear enclosed garden with a beautiful outlook. On the ground floor, you will find a well-equipped kitchen where you can rustle up tasty dishes, ready to enjoy in the dining room at the table for six in front of the electric woodburning stove, along with an inviting sitting room, featuring plush sofas, a Smart TV and an open fire, perfect for enjoying relaxing evenings with loved ones. Completing the ground floor is a shower room, where you can freshen up in the walk in shower, before retiring to the first floor to catch your rest in one of three well-presented bedrooms, two king-size and a twin. Explore the town, where you can treat your loved ones to fresh Italian cuisine at Milan, hearty breakfasts at Ramblers and hearty pub fare and local ales at The Anchor Inn and The Riverside Bar, stock up on essentials at the convenience store, or enjoy wildlife rich walks through Wooler Common. From here, you can easily venture into the stunning surroundings of the Northumberland National Park, where you can hike through the Cheviots, visit Linhope Spout Waterfall, or explore further to Hadrian’s Wall and Kielder Forest. Continue onto Berwick-upon-Tweed, where you can spend a day at the beach, test out your clubs at the excellent golf club or take a boat trip along the River Tweed. Further afield, you’ll find Alnwick, home to a famous castle which appeared in the Harry Potter film series, the Bailiffgate Museum, and The Alnwick Playhouse. The coast is around a 25 minute drive away where you can visit Holy Island, Holy Island is home to Lindisfarne Priory, one of the most important centres of early Christianity in Anglo Saxon England, the island is now a popular tourist attraction with many visitors making a pilgrimage to the priory or following in the footsteps of the monks along St Cuthbert’s Way. Your adventure to Northumberland begins at Compass Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

WOOLER

Berwick-upon-Tweed 16 miles; Bamburgh 15 miles; Alnwick 18 miles.

Wooler is a delightful, historic market town on the banks of the River Till, one of the tributaries of the Tweed, nestling in the foothills of the Cheviots which form part of the Pennine Way. Known locally as 'The Gateway to The Cheviots', Wooler has a selection of hotels and eating places and offers a magnificent location for exploring the whole of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, Wooler is just a short drive away from the historic town of Alnwick with its famous Castle and Gardens, and the well preserved Garrison town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Chillingham Castle with its ancient herd of wild white cattle and Coldstream, just over the Scottish border, are also a short drive away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas