Red Lion House

Rothbury & Coquetdale, National Park

  • 4 Star
  • Stunning large stone house in Alwinton in the Northumberland National Park

You can book this property from:

  • £2,133 per week
  • £305 per night
  • 4 Star

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 5 king/super-king beds
  • 1 single bed

Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Range/Aga
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 4 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Special Features

  • Home office/working space
  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • Countryside views
  • No mobile signal

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC
  • Walk-in shower

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Description

Red Lion House is located in the sleepy village of Alwinton in the heart of the Northumberland National Park. This stunning house is set over 3 floors and can accommodate a large party of 11 guests. The large lawned garden offers plenty of scope for children to play safely whilst adults can relax in the comfort of the detached orangery. The national park is one of the UK's designated dark sky regions and guests can study the night sky using the telescope provided in the orangery. There are dozens of walks and mountain bike trails to take directly from the house and the Coquet river can offer fishing or wild swimming locations for the brave. The village pub, the Rose & Thistle, offers stunning views from its beer garden and traditional pub food including a first class Sunday lunch. Whilst in Harbottle, 2 miles down the road, the Star Inn restaurant and pub offers Italian cuisine for both eating in and takeaway.

Ground floor: All rooms have solid wooden floors with some rugs, they are well decorated and have some antique furniture.

Main Lounge: Original inglenook stone fireplace with wood burning stove, Smart TV, comfortable sofas.

Sitting Room: Space sitting room with original fireplace and wood burning stove, door out to the garden, desk in front of the bay window and comfortable chairs.

Study Room: Original fireplace with wood burning stove, built in book cases, window seat with cushions, desk suitable for home working.

Kitchen: Oil fired Aga type range cooker with 2 hot plates and 2 ovens, the worktops are mostly wooden but with some granite worktops around the large Belfast sink, american style fridge/freezer, a microwave can be provided upon request, Delonghi coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.  Plenty of room around the large dining table to seat 11 guests. Separate pantry for food storage.

Bootroom: with side entrance from outside this area can be used for hanging coats and leaving boots. WC with sink.

First floor:

Master bedroom: Exceptionally spacious bedroom with super king-sized wooden sleigh bed, double aspect windows, wardrobe, chest of drawers, en suite bathroom with copper bath, walk in shower, hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 2: Super king-size brass bedstead.

Bedroom 3: Double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Bedroom 4: Single bed and chest of drawers.

Bathroom:  Shower room with large walk in shower, hand basin and WC.

Second floor:

Bedroom 5: Exceptionally spacious room with super king-size bed, easy chair, hanging rail and chest of drawers. Views of the garden from the window.

Bedroom 6: King-size bed, chest of drawers, window over-looking the garden and countryside.

Bathroom: Shower room with walk in shower, hand basin and WC.

Detached Orangery: Wonderful glazed garden room with stove, underfloor heating, comfortable chairs, dining table to seat 12 and telescope to gaze at the milky way.

Outside areas: Extremely large enclosed sunny back garden with stunning detached orangery, and garden furniture.  

Parking: Available opposite the house on grassed area for up to 2 cars. 

Heating: Oil central heating throughout. Wood burning stoves in each of the 3 reception rooms. Underfloor heating in the orangery. 

Pets: Up to 3 well-behaved pets welcome at £25.00 per week or part thereof. Please do not leave your pet unattended in the property or allow on furniture. 

Other: Bed linen and towels provided. Free unlimited wifi. Mobile phone signal is poor. The king size beds on the first floor have 1 single duvet per person which is Norwegian style.

 

Accessibility

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide

Property Name: Red Lion House, Alwinton

Property Location: Alwinton, Northumberland, NE65 7BQ

Description:

Pre-arrival & local facilities

The nearest bus stop is: Alwinton (Tues, Thurs, Sat), Rothbury (daily)

The nearest train station is: Alnmouth (31 km)

The nearest petrol station is: Powburn (23km), Morpeth (34km)

The nearest electrical vehicle charging point is: N/A

The nearest food shop is: Star Inn Village Shop, Harbottle (3km)

The nearest pub/restaurant: Rose & Thistle in Alwinton

Mobility equipment hire is: N/A

Arrival & car parking

Type of parking available: Outdoor parking on the green in front of the house

Number of spaces available: minimum 6

For what size car: Large

Parking surface is: Grass

Is the parking level? Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked? Yes

Distance to property from parking: 5-10m

Distance to nearest public parking area: 20m

Is it pay & display? No, free

The width of the path to the property is: 3m

How many steps are there en route to the entrance? None

Main entrance (Side door)

The main entrance door width is: 95cm

Number of steps to the main entrance: One

The height of the key safe is: N/A (meet & greet)

The height of the keyhole is: 100cm

How many other entrances are there to the property? Two

Is the entrance well lit? Yes, both

Living & dining rooms

The flooring is: Wooden

Are there any rugs? Yes

The door widths between these areas are: 85cm

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture moveable or fixed? Moveable

Is the floor level and step free? Yes

Are the light switches set at a lower level for easier access? No (130cm)

Are the electrical sockets set at a higher level for easier access? No

Kitchen

The flooring is: Terracotta tiles

Is the floor level and step free? Yes

The width of the doorways is: 84cm

What height is the worktop to the floor? 93cm

Is the oven set high or low? Low

The fridge height is: 110cm

The freezer height is:110cm

Is crockery stored high or low? High & low

Are the light switches set at a lower level for easier access? No

Are the electrical sockets set at a higher level for easier access? No

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen and if yes, what & where? No

Bedrooms & landings

How many floors does the property have? Three

The number of steps between floors is: 17 steps ground to first floor, 14 steps to second floor

The flooring is: Carpet

Is the flooring level in each bedroom? Yes

The door widths are: 80cm

Bed sizes are: 3 x Super King, 2 x King Size, 1 x Single

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Fixed

Are the light switches set at a lower level for easier access? No

Are the electrical sockets set at a higher level for easier access? Yes

Bathrooms & cloakrooms

Type of flooring: Tiles

Is the flooring level? Yes

Width of the doorways: 75cm

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? Yes

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? No

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? Yes

Outdoor facilities

External areas are:

Is permanent seating provided? Yes

Is there outside lighting? No

Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps)? No

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? No

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? No

Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? Yes

General

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? Yes

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming & outgoing calls? Yes

Mobile phone reception information: No mobile connection

Closet public telephone: N/A

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Can you easily access a light switch in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No

Additional relevant information

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Location

The sleepy village of Alwinton is in the heart of the Northumberland National Park, one of the UK's designated dark sky regions. There are dozens of walks and mountain bike trails to take and the Coquet river can offer fishing or wild swimming locations for the brave. The village pub, the Rose & Thistle, offers stunning views from its beer garden and traditional pub food including a first class Sunday lunch. Whilst in Harbottle, 2 miles down the road, the Star Inn restaurant and pub offers Italian cuisine for both eating in and takeaway.