Wednesday 24 May 2017
A very special detached single-storey holiday cottage in Northumberland, Gate Lodge at Cheviot Holiday Cottages creates a new first-class standard for holiday cottage accommodation – complete with a private, high quality hydrotherapy hot tub and infrared sauna.
Gate Lodge offers a brand new and dynamic concept in cottage holidays, where the very best in self-catering, with all the independence and freedom this offers, is combined with the extra services one might expect from a top-class hotel! It has again been awarded a very rare 100% across all aspects of the Enjoy England national quality grading scheme.
Whether your taste is for an active lifestyle or gentle relaxation, our aim is to provide you with the ultimate in private luxury, enabling you the opportunity to choose one or combine both.
You can spend valuable time relaxing together in very comfortable accommodation, choosing to cook and eat in a superbly equipped and very light living kitchen or take advantage of our freshly home-cooked meal service, then luxuriate with a glass of champagne in the double-ended bath and large wet-room with rain-shower.
Soak in your own private hydrotherapy hot tub and gaze up at the stars inside Northumberland’s Dark Sky Park for a truly invigorating experience, not least because this is a bespoke, high quality spa that utilises a revolutionary water-jet system to provide you with the best hydrotherapy massage available. Slippers, bathrobes and towels are provided.
The spa, which is set in your own private garden, is filled with clean water ready for your arrival, regularly checked during your stay, and has the added benefit of an advanced purification filter, ultraviolet sterilization and ozone system. The hydrotherapy seats and relaxing lounger feature powerful rotating water jets for the ultimate massage - all this while overlooking beautiful rolling hills and gazing at a plethora of magical stars in the dark sky above you.
Follow this amazing experience by relaxing in the deep heat of your private, indoor infrared sauna for the health benefits it offers - tension fades and muscles unwind so you emerge relaxed, revived and ready for whatever the next day may bring.
You can explore our beautiful surroundings on foot or using the high-quality bicycles we provide with this cottage - a choice of either mountain bikes or country lane hybrid bikes (ladies and gents of each). There are abundant quiet country lanes to walk or cycle starting from the cottage. Choose it for your honeymoon, a special celebration or anniversary, or simply because you're looking for the very best self-catering accommodation in England.
Early arrival is available from 2.00 pm. You will be greeted by the smell of hot crusty bread and homemade soup, plus a vase of flowers and a jar of local honey on the table.
Although this beautiful, stone-built lodge is exclusively for two persons, it has the floor area of a four-person holiday cottage. It is a very spacious detached boutique holiday cottage all on one level, with wonderful country views throughout and full central heating.
The relaxing living room boasts a stunning stone fireplace and a remote-controlled log-burner. There is solid light oak furniture and flooring throughout, with silk curtains and upholstered window seats. A Harmon Kardon sound system (CD, digital radio and iPod bridge) in the lounge has additional ceiling speakers in both the bedroom and bathroom / wet room with separate wall-mounted controls. A 42 inch flat-screen plasma TV, a DVD player with a selection of DVDs / CDs, a direct dial-in phone, and free Wi-Fi are also included.
The kitchen area is particularly light and sunny as it has both a huge glass roof-light and the entire south wall is a gorgeous feature with oak-framed glass and doors (privacy blinds fitted) leading out to a private patio and garden with fresh herbs for cooking. Here you will find garden furniture, including comfortable sun loungers.
The superbly designed blue English oak kitchen has granite surfaces and a granite-centre workstation / dining table. The fitted appliances include a ceramic hob, electric fan oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, washer / drier and microwave. Quality crockery, glassware, cutlery and many other extras are provided, including an electric bread maker, coffee grinder and soup maker.
The super-king bedroom has a 3000 pocket sprung mattress and offers a choice of duvet tog rating and pillows preference. The window seat overlooks the lawn and there is a flat-screen LED wall-mounted TV and sound system. Bathrobes and slippers are provided for your comfort.
The en-suite comprises a fully-tiled generous bathroom with intergral sound system, double-ended bath and walk-in wet-room incorporating a rain shower and power-shower hose. Plentiful bath sheets and hand towels are provided.
Both the lounge and bathroom lead into a private relaxation room with a stunning, curved glass Far Infrared Sauna made from non-allergenic / non-toxic Canadian hemlock. The sauna, which is simple to operate, heats up in minutes and offers significant health benefits for everyone. Privacy blinds and silk curtains to are fitted in both the bedroom and sauna room. Privacy blinds and silk curtains are fitted in all rooms. Sauna towels are provided.
You can access prices and availability for this property on-line in our prices page.
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