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The Longknowe

The house under the hills
1 of 18The house under the hills
Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Kilham, Northumberland National Park, Northumberland, England
We bought The Longknowe 20 years ago, as an isolated roofless ruin, really little more than a pile of stones inside the Northumberland National Park, but five generations of our family have now been associated with this area and we knew that we would never find anything again in such a great location.

It has taken years of work but today Longknowe is a comfortable, renovated, stone cottage in a magnificent Northumbrian setting. It sits on its own in an isolated valley. It makes a wonderful self catering holiday for summer or winter. It works well as a peaceful retreat for a couple or small family (with a substantial reduction in rental, except in high season) or it can accommodate several generations or 2 families. At all times you have sole occupancy of the site. It has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with power showers, an AGA, two small si...
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Listing #HL297392
About the Owner
Jo A
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
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Reviewed July 22, 2018


Rosepathtwill, VR Owner at The Longknowe, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018


Reviewed March 5, 2018

The Longknowe truly is a gem of a property in a beautifully unspoilt location. The property is extremely comfortable and the views of the surrounding countryside are wonderful. You could never tire of them. To be able to sit outside the front door and simply...More

Thank 250Pete
Rosepathtwill, VR Owner at The Longknowe, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thanks Pete for taking the trouble to write such a great review. All the people who work hard to keep this isolated house warm and comfortable for visitors will be delighted that you appreciated it so much. I will let them know and we are...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Stayed here for my Fathers 70th Birthday in January, the property is beautifully presented, great entertaining kitchen. The living rooms were really cosy with open fireplaces. The properties setting is fantastic, nestled in the rolling hills, you feel miles away from anywhere and great for...More

Thank CherylR1927
Rosepathtwill, VR Owner at The Longknowe, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Thank you very much, Longknowe is in the Northumberland National Park and a long way from city life, but its great to get away to a remote rural location and great to have people to stay who appreciate it for what it is!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Our insurance policy does not allow us to rent to holiday-makers in a group of students only. We do not rent for the purposes of a party other than small family gatherings. We are...
    2 Full baths
    1 Bunk
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The rates quoted here are for up to 8 people. For smaller parties, of up to 4 people, we offer a discount of around one third. In the summer for parties of up to 10 we offer 8 beds in the house, plus two bunks in a Shepherds Wagon located in the back garden/field of the house, for an extra £100 per week.
Our normal changeover day for week long bookings is Friday, but in low season we are happy to be flexible about arrival and departure dates. Weekend bookings start at 1600 on Friday and end at around 1300 on Sunday. Please do contact me by e-mail if you need any more information
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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