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Charismatic-Hollyhock House, Belford, Northumbria

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Hollyhock House - There is a warm Belford welcome for those who stay in our beautifully restored 17th century Georgian house. It is ideally situated in the center of the small Northumbrian village of Belford, directly opposite the market cross. The house sleeps 6 peple and offers many original features, including a 17th century coal burning fire place; and an inglenook recess in the kitchen. Stained glass windows are a feature throughout the house, as well as a rolled top Victorian bath. Sleeps 6, there are three bedrooms: one double en-suite, one double and one twin. There is another separate w/c. upstairs and bathroom. There is also a large lounge upstairs, dressed with Peruvian furniture, an old style gas burning stove, and Digital freeview TV. and Video. Downstairs there is a tranquil...Hollyhock House - There is a warm Belford welcome for those who stay in our beautifully restored 17th century Georgian house. It is ideally situated in the center of the small Northumbrian village of Belford, directly opposite the market cross. The house sleeps 6 peple and offers many original features, including a 17th century coal burning fire place; and an inglenook recess in the kitchen. Stained glass windows are a feature throughout the house, as well as a rolled top Victorian bath. Sleeps 6, there are three bedrooms: one double en-suite, one double and one twin. There is another separate w/c. upstairs and bathroom. There is also a large lounge upstairs, dressed with Peruvian furniture, an old style gas burning stove, and Digital freeview TV. and Video. Downstairs there is a tranquil sitting room with a log burning fire and old Georgian fire place. The kitchen is well equipped with a gas hob, electric oven, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. French doors lead from the kitchen into the garden, which has seated areas, grass lawn, wild flower beds and a barbecue at the rear. The garden is a great sun trap and private. The utility/breakfast room, behind the kitchen also has a door leading out to the garden. Gas central heating is throughout the house. All gas and electric is on a prepayment key and card which cam be topped up at the local store in the village. Surrounding Area North Northumberland is abundantly supplied with places of interest. Dotted along the unspoiled wild coastline are the castles of Warkworth, Dunstanburgh, Alnwick, Bamburgh and and the priory and castle of Holy island. The surrounding countryside is ideal for those who like the outdoor life. There are fantastic trails and walks: As well as amazing unspoiled beaches, one can find the nearby Cheviot hills and Hadrians wall. Belford lies 1 mile west off the A1 London to Edinburgh road, and is approx 15 miles south of the Scottish Borders and 3 miles in from the coast. Services in the village include 2 Grocery shops ( open until 10 p.m.), Post office, Bank, Newsagent, 3 Public houses (good bar meals and Sunday lunches), Golfing range, Car parking in the village square opposite the house, Doctors Surgery. Prices from:- Low Season. £350 Mid Season. £425 High Season. £750 Same prices as 2013 Short breaks available from £210 min 2 people for 3 nights Always call to discuss as flexibility is available where possible. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

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Date of stay: July 2018
Abigale3, VR Owner at Charismatic-Hollyhock House, Belford, Northumbria, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

My wife booked this accommodation as we wanted a base to explore Northumberland with our friends and we felt Belford would fit the bill. One of the key deciding factors was the acceptance of our dog. The position of the house is fine near a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Abigale3, VR Owner at Charismatic-Hollyhock House, Belford, Northumbria, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your review. It is always helpful to have ones feed back as we all see things in different ways and your feed back gives me more insight into guests individual needs and expectations. I will act upon all points mentioned. Firstly let...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We loved this house, quirky and charming, really well equipped and furnished. There is an enclosed courtyard garden and a boot room which was great for the dogs. The house looks out over the market cross and the lovely old Blue Bell Hotel and then...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Abigale3, VR Owner at Charismatic-Hollyhock House, Belford, Northumbria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you Sarah. It is lovely to have your family appreciate the character and the contents of the house.My aim is to give people a place to stay that is relaxing, comfy and more like a home from home rather than a sterile hotel!!!!!! I

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Belford is lovely and we would definitely return to this area but unfortunately not to this house. The house is lovely with lots of character but needs some care and attention. Tea towels with holes in, oven gloves were shabby and looked old. no shower...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Abigale3, VR Owner at Charismatic-Hollyhock House, Belford, Northumbria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for your review Christine. Everyone's individual feed back is of great importance. I have noted all your points!

Reviewed 24 September 2015

Hollyhock is a bit of a tardis, but a rather nice wood-panelled one! There were more rooms than we imagined from the outside, and inside owner Alison has decorated it sympathetically. Plenty of space for 4 adults even on a rainy Saturday, and Belford has...More

Date of stay: September 2015
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About the Owner
Alison T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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Belford is a small village at the foot of the Cheviot Hills. It is an active rural farming community with with everyday amenities such as a post office local food store, newsagent and a couple of local pubs as well as a golf course , beautiful beaches and amazing hills. Belford lies 1 mile west off the A1 London to Edinburgh road, and is approx 15 miles south of the Scottish Borders and 3 miles inland from the coast. Nearest Airports - Newcastle -Upon-Tyne and Edinburgh Nearest Railway stations - Berwick -Upon-Tweed and Alnmouth
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