If your idea of holiday heaven is cosy country living with easy access to the magnificent beaches of the Northumberland coast, this historic former steam mill is an inviting spot. Offering fresh country air and fantastic views, this delightful property will appeal to families and friends seeking a get-away-from it-all break in a tranquil setting.
Recently refurbished to a high standard throughout, the mill is immaculately presented and enhanced by many original features and characterful touches which offer an insight into its rich past. The sitting room benefits from a high vaulted ceiling and large wood-burning stove and is a wonderful spot to relax and enjoy the views across the Cheviot Hills, framed by a large south-facing bay window which floods the room with natural light.
The well-appointed kitchen features granite work surfaces and a Falcon range cooker and includes the original mill workings to add a wonderful touch of heritage. The three well presented bedrooms (one ground floor) are attractive and comfortable, with magnificent views over open countryside from the master bedroom, including a lovely glimmer of Budle Bay and the coastline from the quirky window in the en-suite bathroom.
Nestled in the pretty hamlet of Warenton, between the Northumberland National Park and the outstanding heritage coastline, the property offers easy access from the A1 and all the attractions of this beautiful area.
The property sits on two floors and comprises:-
Well equipped dining kitchen with seating for 6, Falcon range cooker, 5 burner gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, and microwave. There is a washing machine in a drying cupboard off the main reception hallway.
Sitting room with two double sofas set around a large woodburning stove. TV with Freeview and DVD player. There is a good selection of books and games, as well as children’s toys and DVDs. A large south-facing window looks out over open farmland to the Cheviot Hills.
Bedroom 1 - ground floor bedroom with single bed and separate truckle bed - ideal for children sharing.
Bathroom with corner shower unit, basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Small storage cupboard with hanging space, includes deckchairs and beach kit which guests are welcome to use.
Bedroom 2 - double bedroom with fixed king-size bed, double wardrobe, dressing table, chest of drawers and side table.
En-suite bathroom - with large shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Bedroom 3 - master bedroom with fixed king-size bed, tallboy chest with shelving, large walk-in wardrobe, dressing table, chest of drawers. Large feature window with juliet balcony overlooking open countryside.
En-suite bathroom - with bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC.
TV with Freeview - sitting room.
Wifi and mobile coverage
Wifi is due to be installed in March 2016 - please contact us to check if wifi is essential to your stay. Mobile reception can be poor depending on the network. A landline telephone is available for reasonable use by guests.
Bed linen and towels supplied.
Hair driers supplied in bedroom 1 and 2.
Guest toiletries provided.
The property is centrally heated throughout.
Wood burning stove stove to the sitting room - with initial supply of logs.
Babies and children
A travel cot and high chair are available on request.
The property can be taken on a purely self-catered basis, or part or fully catered options are available including a homemade meal and wine delivery service.
Dogs are not permitted at Mill House.
Private parking for 2-3 cars is available directly in the gravelled courtyard to the front of the cottage. Motorhomes and caravans are not permitted. The charging of electric cars is not permitted as part of the let, but please contact us for a list of charging stations in and around this area.
Garden and grounds
There is a small patio area to the rear of the property which leads out onto a communal garden in this small courtyard of 5 converted properties. There is a patio area with picnic table to the front of the property and a large lawned garden which can be fully enclosed for the safety of children. A barbecue for guest use can be supplied on request.
Lockable storage can be made available for bikes and outdoor gear if required.
The property sits in a small courtyard of converted steading buildings. The access road leads to an adjoining property but otherwise there is no through-traffic.
The cottage is strictly no-smoking.