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A self catering holiday home a stone's throw away from the River Coquet in the beautiful Village of Rothbury. Built of natural sandstone by Lord Armstrong of the famous Cragside Estates in the 1870's, Ethie Lodge sleeps up to four people in comfort. It is featured in the Village trail leaflet as 'state of the art' workers' housing of the time! Tucked away from the Village centre down a quiet private path Ethie Lodgeis deceptively spacious. The picturesque Village of Rothbury has excellent shops, restaurants and amenities and is located on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, providing an ideal base to explore rural Northumberland.

Why we love Ethie Lodge

Ethie Lodge is like a tardis! Built by Lord Armstrong (of the Cragside Estate) in the 1870's the apartment is really spacious inside with a large Living/Dining Room with log burning stove.

The accommodation is on the first and second floor of this historic building so offer lovely views of the Simonside Hills and also the Village.

Ethie Lodge is approached from the Market Place through a private pedestrian lane and then through a personal secure gate to the courtyard. A fligt of stone stairs leads to the door (which is accessed via a key safe) to the tiled Entrance Hall. The courtyard area offers further secure storage in an outhouse, perfect to lock away bicycles and other equipment. In the entrance hall you will find coat hooks and towels provided for you to dry down your dog, should you wish to bring them with you. Ethie Lodge has full gas central heating and is fully equipped to an extremely high standard throughout the property.

The Entrance Hall houses the washer and dryer along with storage cupboard an leads to the Master Bedroom, Kitchen and Living/Dining Room which occupy this floor.

A comfortable and spacious open plan living space offers a fully equipped Kitchen which leads on to the spacious living room and dining area. The living room offers a fantastic log burning stove which is great for the colder months to cosy up in front of. There is a dining table that comfortably seats four people by the window with lovely views over the Village and countryside beyond.

The attractive modern Kitchen is extremely well equipped and fitted with a range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces. It has modern appliances including an oven and hob and extractor hood, a microwave, fridge freezer, and dishwasher.

The Master Bedroom has a lovely king size bed with beautiful old bed side tables, a large double wardrobe and large chest of drawers. There is plenty of storage space here for everything that you would like to bring with you for your holiday. The Second Bedroom is located on the next floor up and has twin beds, a hanging space and chest of drawers. All beds will be made up prior to your arrival and a full set of towels is provided per person staying.

The modern large Bathroom has a panelled bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls and flooring. There is plenty of free on street parking available within close proximity of Ethie Lodge.

 

About the Location

Why we love
Rothbury

Rothbury is a wonderful, vibrant Village in the heart of the picturesque Coquet Valley. It's packed with amenities, great places to eat, shop, drink & even three art galleries!

Better than all that though it's the perfect gateway to the Northumberland National Park while still being a stone's throw from the coast & glorious beaches. The perfect holiday base really!

Known locally as the Capital of Coquetdale, the traditional Northumbrian Village of Rothbury is built on a hilllside in the sandstone Simonside Hills. It offers an excellent range of shops, with many art galleries, tea rooms, cafes and pubs. It makes a very convenient base for fishing and for walking into the Northumberland National Park and Simonside, as well as offering less strenuous riverside walks. Rothbury lies near the centre of rural Northumberland, 12 miles from Alnwick, 15 miles from Morpeth, 16 miles from unspoilt beaches and 29 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne. As such it has been a local centre since the 13th century and at various times had a castle, a market and magistrate's court. Nearby Cragside House and Gardens, home to Lord Armstrong is perhaps the most famous attraction in the area.

Rothbury serves as a hub for the outlying Villages and as such has a good choice of places to eat and drink. You might be surprised to hear that in such a small place not only are there a number of pubs and cafes, but there is also an Italian restaurant, an Indian restaurant, Chinese takeaway and chip shop! The numerous cafes are extremely popular with the walkers and cyclists.

Rothbury has an award-winning selection of local, independent shops in which you can buy practically anything from meat to shoes and wine. We have highlighted the best in independent retailers including crafts and gifts, food shops, supermarkets and clothing. There are also a number of art and crafts galleries that celebrate and sell original and local crafts.

 

 



Ethie Lodge Pricing and Availability

Chngeover Day

Changeover day for this property is generally a Saturday.

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This property accepts short breaks outside of peak times.

Minimum Stay 3 Nights

There is a minimum booking period of 3 nights on this property.

If you would like to avoid paying card processing fees we also accept payments via online bank transfer and personal cheque. Please contact us by email or telephone in order to make a booking using one of these payment methods.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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