Whitelee Farm - Birch Cottage

Byrness Village, nr. Otterburn

Property Reference: 15841
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets 3
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating
Exterior Exterior Living room Dining Area Kitchen Four Poster bedroom Twin bedroom View

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Four Poster BedFour Poster Bed
  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Baby and Toddler FriendlyBaby and Toddler Friendly
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme

Property Description

Silver Award from the Green Tourism Scheme.

Relax amid spectacular and dramatic scenery in this gloriously unspoilt part of Northumberland. Lying within the Northumberland National Park and enjoying panoramic views over Whitelee Fell National Nature Reserve, the cottages are former shepherd’s cottages on the owner’s sheep farm, renovated to a very good standard and retaining lots of character. Oak (ref 16498) and Birch (ref 15841) have beamed living room ceilings and all three have inglenook fireplaces with multi-fuel stoves for a warm and cosy atmosphere as well as power showers in the bathroom. There are wildlife cameras which feed live pictures direct to the flatscreen TV in each cottage, so you can watch barn owls, badgers and other wildlife. The area is rich in wildlife and ideal for walkers. Whitelee Farm is an idyllic base for exploring the Roman wall, Lindisfarne, Alnwick Castle, Kielder Forest Park and the Scottish borders. Newcastle and Edinburgh are within an easy drive. Shopping in Otterburn and Jedburgh, both 15 minutes away. NB: 15841, 16498 and 80119 are in close proximity to each other and can be booked together to accommodate up to 13 people.

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet..

Oil central heating included.

All properties: Multi-fuel burner in living room included. Gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Satellite TV. Video. DVD. CD. Live nature TV. Gas cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small enclosed garden with furniture. Ample parking. Natural water supply from spring. Pets welcome (working farm).

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Birch Cottage is simply beautiful, in a location where the views are breathtaking. The cottage owners are so friendly and welcoming, it was like we had known them for years. There is so much to do in the local area. May 2012.
  2. Very remote and quiet location - owners hospitality excellent, best we have ever had. Had a really relaxing time. March 2012.
  3. Idyllic location with easy access to the whole of the national park and parts of Scotland. Hosts very warm and welcoming, but not at all intrusive. A beautiful, peaceful escape, with the only draw back being, it is very hard to leave! March 2012.
  4. Warm, cosy cottage in peaceful location. Owners very friendly and helpful. Feb 2012.
  5. We found the owners, the most welcoming hosts, with genuine regards towards your stay and enjoyment. They set a shining example to all. Information on local walks and interests was plentiful. The wild life camera views on the TV were an added bonus. A place I am sure we shall return to in the future. July 2011.
  6. This was our 2nd stay at this property, it was nice to walk in and feel at home straight away. The addition of the wildlife camera’s is an added bonus. Thanks to John & Jill for the Wine and the warm welcome . A great area for walkers and dogs. March 2011.
  7. Absolute peace and quiet, we were there in January, the cottage was warm and well equipped, all fuel included in the rental. A wood burning stove or an open fire are a must for us at this time of year so this was ideal. Nov 2010.
  8. Excellent cottage in beautiful location. Owners were very friendly and helpful, but not intrusive. Fantastic location for our dogs too! Dec 2010.
  9. Well laid out and a homely feel. Nov 2010.
  10. Extremely clean and very comfortable. Excellent accommodation. Vendors very friendly and accommodating. Oct 2010.
  11. Very comfortable, some nice homely touches, fresh flowers to greet us. Very comfortable bed. Sept 2010.
  12. We were made to feel very welcome to this lovely, peaceful cottage, we also enjoyed watching the wildlife on the webcam. June 2010.
  13. Clean and cosy - wonderful reception from the owners, no lists of things not to do!! June 2010.
  14. Friendly, well situated. May 2010.
  15. The overall feel of the cottage. Feb 2010.
  16. The property was set in a stunning location with easy access on the ot A68 and was everything you could want from a country cottage. Dec 2009.
  17. Lovely accommodation, very friendly and welcoming hosts, the wildlife cameras were addictive and be sure to bring extra cash for the honey and ice-cream! March 2009.
  18. As soon as we arrived we felt at home. The cottage was outstanding and was only out classed by the views. We were given a guided tour of the cottage and talked to Jill and John as if we’d known them for years. We watched in amazement at the Barn Owl and her chick, badgers and foxes on CCTV, what a great idea! May 2009.
  19. Clean, well equipped and very comfortable cottage set in a quiet location. July 2009.
  20. Our break to Birch Cottage was fantastic. The cottage was warm and welcoming on our arrival with the log burner lit and the cottage feeling cosy and warm. The cleaniness was second to none, the furnishings comfortable and the view superb. The owners were fantastic hosts. We throughly enjoyed our stay. Jan 2009.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
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