With its charming upside-down layout, this stone built period cottage combines cosy country comfort with a lovely loft-like vibe.
Cosy country comfort in the parish of Duddo
The overall feel is warm and welcoming and its position in the peaceful hamlet of Grindon Rigg in the parish of Duddo offers the perfect change of pace for those looking to explore the Northumbrian heritage coast or the rolling Border heartlands.
On the ground floor, there are two pretty bedrooms with original beams along with high quality mattresses and crisp linens from the White Company which will ease you into a restful sleep. This comprises a master bedroom and one small double bedroom offering complete flexibility for couples or families with zip and link bed options which can be configured to twin or super king as required.
The upper floor leads directly into an inviting loft style living space with an open plan layout divided by a central staircase. Here you can spend long lazy days or evenings enjoying the warmth of the woodburning stove while the kitchen/dining set-up is perfect for relaxed socialising between the two areas.
There is an attractive lawned garden to the front of the cottage with high hedging offering privacy, and a small compact garden to the rear with decking and barbecue. There are superb walking routes in and around this area and the National Cycle Route 68 runs right past the door for those who prefer to enjoy their days on two wheels!
Entrance hall leading to two ground floor bedrooms and access into the rear garden.
Bedroom one is the master double bedroom with zip and link beds which can be configured to a super king double or twins as required. Side tables, chest of drawers, and wardrobe.
Bedroom two with zip and link beds which can be configured to a super king double or twins as required. Side table and chest of drawers.
Family bathroom with bath with shower over, heated towel rail, basin and WC.
Cupboard with washer/dryer.
Open plan living/kitchen/dining space comprising:
Sitting room with two seater sofa, two armchairs, and a wood burning stove. Technology includes a flat screen Freesat TV, DVD player, Bluetooth/USB/DAB docking station.
Kitchen/dining with electric oven, 4 ring electric hob, small integrated dishwasher, fridge with icebox, microwave. Breakfast bar area with four bar stools. Dining space with seating for four.
There is a small lawned garden to the front and rear of the property, with a decked patio, garden furniture and a charcoal barbecue to the rear. The rear garden is fully enclosed for the safety of children. Secure storage for bikes can be provided on request.
There is private parking for two cars to the front of the cottage.
Bath sheets and hand towels are provided for guests along with guest toiletries. Hypoallergenic pillows and duvets are used in both bedrooms. Hairdryers are supplied.
WI-FI & MOBILE COVERAGE
Wi-Fi is available. Mobile reception is intermittent with signal best on the Vodafone and Three networks. Reception improves directly outside the cottage.
Central heating throughout the property which is thermostatically controlled. Wood burning stove in the sitting room with initial supply of logs provided.
The Haven sits in the small hamlet of Grindon Rigg within the parish of Duddo. The property sits in a small private row of converted cottages. While developed to try and ensure guest privacy, the rear garden has a degree of overlooking from the upper floor of a neighbouring property.