Powburn is at the foot of Northumberland's Cheviot Hills. Our cottage is very near the turn off for Ingram valley. Both country and coast are easily accessible. Numerous castles on the fabulous Northumberland coastal trail frequented by walkers and cyclists are on your doorstep, as well the large cities of Newcastle (50 mins) and Edinburgh (1hr 30mins). It is a fabulous area for walking cycling or exploring by car. Great cycle and walking routes are accessible straight from the front door. The Alnwick castle made famous by Harry Potter is 8 miles away. Alnwick also has a pool and leisure centre. 5 minutes walk takes you to the nearest shop for provisions, there is even an extensive antiques emporium there as featured on the BBC antiques road trip program. Our property was originally used as a stable and was converted many years ago into a 2 bedroom stone built cottage. The cottage is situated in a gravelled square, away from the road. It can accommodate 4 people, is centrally heated by LPG and has a combi boiler supplying heating and instant hot water, this is included in the price. There is a comfortable cosy lounge with open fire and 32ins HDMI TV with freeview and a DVD player that also plays video tapes! We have wifi broadband too. There is an Initial supply of wood and coal for the fire and a small selection of card and board games suitable for all ages there for your use. There are 2 bedrooms of similar size one with a king size bed and the other has 2 single divans, suitable for children or adults, which can be pushed together to make another large double bed if desired. There is good storage for clothes and suitcases in the bedrooms from inbuilt cupboards.
Parking is no problem for cars or a camper van if you are touring.
There are 2 outbuildings which can provide secure outside storage for 4 bikes.
The kitchen is well equipped including a microwave, electric oven fridge freezer and washing machine. There is a small table which can seat 4. The bathroom is downstairs and it has a shower over the bath.
All bed linen and a large and small towel are supplied for each person.
There are numerous tourist attractions in the area and we have many leaflets available for your use.
The nearest pub is in Glanton, a 3 minute drive or 30 minute walk. There is a children's play park one minute walk away. With swings, climbing frames, and a zip wire!