- Sleeps 4 people – 2 bedrooms
- Pets welcome!
- Stunning views over Kielder Water
- Large, enclosed rear garden with decking, awning, seating and optional hot tub!
- Kielder Water & Forest Park & activities. The perfect location for Kielder Winter Wonderland (booking essential)
This lovely, spacious, refurbished 200-year-old stone cottage is in a truly beautiful location, with stunning views over Kielder Water.
Otterstone is the perfect base for fishing, walking, cycling, and simply relaxing. It’s a favourite area with stargazers due to the lack of street lighting.
There are two double bedrooms and can accommodate up to four.
Slate flooring, log burning stove, enclosed gardens and french windows looking over the water add to the charm of this delightful cottage.
There are excellent walks on the doorstep around the reservoir and fishing, woodlands trails, cycling, a swimming pool, and water sports are all within the immediate vicinity.
There is an abundance of wildlife including Roe Deer and red squirrels. There is also a Birds of Prey Centre nearby.
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Features / Details
- Ground floor
- Living room with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD and French windows onto garden
- Kitchen / dining room with dining table, wood burning stove, electric cooker, hob, microwave, washing machine and fridge/freezer
- Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC
- First floor
- Otterstone has two beautiful bedrooms, both well furnished with superb views
- Bedroom 1 with king size bed
- Bedroom 2 with double bed
- Other information
- Saturday changeover
- Free Wifi
- All power and linen included in rent
- Travel cot & highchair on request
- Washing machine
- Oil central heating for cooler months
- Woodburning stoves in both lounges (starter packs during winter months)
- Gated parking in private layby to the side of the cottage, more communal parking available opposite the property
- No smoking
- Note: Our visitors often find it useful to arrange delivery of their online shopping (e.g. Tesco) to the cottage rather than have to bring provisions in the car.
- Access statement
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5 Yarrow Moor
Drive west along the A69 towards Hexham for about 14 miles. Near Corbridge, head north (right) along the A68 for about 12 miles and turn left onto the Redesmouth Road. Continue through Redesmouth village then, in Bellingham turn left on to the B6320. After crossing the bridge (over the River North Tyne), turn right after about 200m onto the minor road. Continue on this road for about 9 miles (with the river to the right), past Stannersburn (to the left). Otterstone is the first of the row of cottages on the right of the road (If you can see Kielder Water and the dam to the right, you have probably gone past the cottage.)
We stayed in otterstone over Christmas and we totally loved it ! Really dog friendly , gorgeous views and so peaceful ! The cottage really felt like home and we will 100% be back ! Thank you Margaret xxx
January 14, 2022
Otterstone is a beautiful cottage, perfect for a peaceful getaway. We visit every year and feel so lucky to spend time here enjoying walks in the forest with our dog, watching the wildlife or simply enjoying the views over the dam with a morning cuppa. The owners are really friendly and accommodating, every time we visit there is something new to see. Looking forward to our next stay.
January 14, 2022
otterstone cottage is delightful ,as soon as we walked it we loved it ,the views at kielder dam are stunning ,even on the rainy days .we walked for miles each day .the cottage gas everything you need .the summerhouse is lovely and sitting on the decking wonderful .I highly recommend this cottage for a wonderful peaceful holiday .
May 31, 2021
Just left Otterstone Cottage after a fab family weekend. I cannot recomend this cottage enough. The space the amenities and the spectacular view. Even tho I have caused Margaret and Dave extra work by breaking the loo and the letter rack I know we will be back. Looking forward to trying the other cottages asap xxxxxxx
May 28, 2018
We had a great family holiday with our 4 dogs and 2 kids at Farthing Cottage - having an enclosed front and back garden was great and the location is fantastic for getting out and about to places like Kielder Forest and visiting some great English Heritage sites - Belsay Castle was our favourite! The cottage has a lovely warm feeling to it and we needed for nothing the week we were there. There's a big Tesco in Hexham and the local Co-Op (in Bellingham) has all the other stuff you'd need - we'll be back! Thanks to Margaret for allowing our extra dog when we were let down at short notice too - that really helped us and saved some stress!
July 30, 2017
Just returned after a week in farthing cottage, wow!!! It was totally fab cottage felt so homely that we didn't want to leave enclosed garden was ideal for my two puppydogs and they met the cows in the field behind. *****+ ++ be going there again for deffinate
May 7, 2017
Just returned from a lovely weeks stay at Farthing Cottage. The cottage is beautiful and on walking through it's door you can feel the history seeping out of it's walls. It really is a quirky magical place. My boys remarked that it was a bit like stepping back in time and you really do pick up from that from the decor and furnishings. Whilst none of us could get signal on our mobile phones (not a problem for me, but my two teenagers might disagree)the addition of wifi in the cottage certainly made it easier to plan our trips out. The cottage came very well equipped with everything that we needed, microwave/dishwasher,washer,fridge freezer and all utensils. and the beds were super comfy after our days out walking. There are two book cases filled with books and plenty of board games too. There is plenty to do without having to drive too far from the cottage, we visited several English heritage sites that are in the area and there are beautiful riverside walks just ten minutes from the cottage door. The surrounding area is beautiful and the place is just so quiet, I found myself getting up very early in the morning just to enjoy the sound of the early morning birdsong while the rest of my family slept. My boys also appreciated the opportunity to make use of the swimming pool at nearby Riverdale Hall Hotel (£15 for a weeks family pass). We weren't blessed with particularly great weather and didn't get to witness the beautiful starry dark skies that people talk about of this area, which is a pity but we wrapped up with jumpers and raincoats and it didn't spoil the beauty of the place. Farthing Cottage really is a hidden gem, I really hope I get to come back one day.
August 1, 2016
Emma and I had our Honeymoon there 18 May 2012 with our old dog Prince who sadly is no longer with us. The Cottage was exceptional and we got a gift from the Owner because of our special stay, the view is fantastic and we enjoyed our breakfast's on the patio. Weather was gorgeous with peace and quiet.
September 6, 2015
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