H'yem At Model Buildings, Rothbury
Apartment with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Rothbury, England
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From £360 per week
A newly refurbished pet friendly self catering holiday home a stone's throw from the River Coquet in the beautiful Village of Rothbury. Built of natural sandstone by Lord Armstrong of Cragside.
H’yem is approached from the Market Place through a private pedestrian lane that leads on to the banks of the River Coquet. On entering to the property you will find a central hallway leading to all the accommodation, which is on one level making it ideal for those with limited mobility or struggle with stairs. H’yem has full gas central heating and is fully equipped to an extremely high standard throughout.
The Entrance Hall has access to all of the rooms which include: A comfortable and spacious Dining Lounge with a feature log burning stove for the cooler months complete with exposed stonework (initial supply of logs included during Autumn/Winter). There is plenty of comfortable seating for four people with a stylish three seater settee and a two seater settee, wooden laminate flooring and window to the front of the property. There is a 32" LCD television and free Wi-fi internet access for your entertainment. The dining area in the corner of the Lounge has a dining table and four chairs.
The attractive modern Kitchen is extremely well equipped and fitted with a range of brand new wall and base units with wooden work surfaces. It has modern integrated appliances including an electric oven with gas hob and extractor hood, a microwave, fridge freezer, and integrated dishwasher and washing machine. A large window provides plenty of light and a door leads to the outside space/garden area with seating.
The Master Bedroom has a lovely double bed with matching bed side tables, a double wardrobe and large chest of drawers. There is plenty of storage space here for everything that you would like to bring with you for your holiday. The Second Bedroom has twin beds, a chest of drawers and hanging space for clothes. All beds will be made up prior to your arrival and a full set of towels is provided per person staying.
The newly fitted modern Bathroom has a panelled bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls and flooring, vanity mirror. There is plenty of free on street parking available within close proximity of H’yem. As mentioned H’yem is suitable for guests with mobility problems, however there is one small step into the property and there is a short walk (approx. 20m) from the parking spaces to the property. One well behaved dog is welcome subject to agreement with our simple house rules.
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11 out of 12 people recommend staying here
We’ve stayed here a few times now. It’s centrally placed for the co-op, pubs (including a micro-pub), and plenty of walks straight from the cottage. Cragside, Wallington and Brinkburn Priory are close by, and well worth a visit, whilst Alnwick and then the coast are just a little further away but easily accessible.
The cottage itself has a good WiFi signal, it’s warm and cosy, with a lovely wood burner stove (coal and logs can be bought in Rothbury), and is always exceptionally clean. It’s COVID-19 responsibilities are clearly taken seriously, there are hand sanitisers at the front and back doors, and it has its own QR code for daily logging in. Excellent communication from Northumberland Holidays, from booking the cottage to leaving it.
Our second visit to Hyem - absolutely fabulous again. Love the modern comfort & cosy atmosphere of the cottage. Very clean & much appreciated the efforts to put out hand sanitisers. Of course the surroundings are what you truly go to Rothbury for: last time we did a lot on the coast (Holy Island & Bamburgh etc) and walked in the hills (Simonside & Cheviots). This time apart from usual wanders alongside the river flowing through the town; we went to the very close by & wonderful National Trust Cragside and Wallington; we also ventured further afield to enjoy cycling on the perfect reservoir side trails in the Kielder Forest (38 miles) and see Hadrians Wall at Housesteads (35 miles) - worth popping in to the National Landscape museum nearby too. Food/pub wise: the new Italian in Rothbury was excellent (good Covid rule following) and we couldn't resist going back to the terrific Old Boathouse restaurant on the docks/harbour at Amble. And having a beer on the Rothbury High Street in the Narrow Nick pub. Planning our next visit! Thanks.
A perfect venue for us. This ground-floor flat was spotlessly clean and had all the facilities for a comfortable stay. There was milk, bread, scones, muffins and tea-bags to welcome us in the kitchen, and a comprehensive folder in the lounge full of useful information on local attractions. Hyem is just off the main street in a quiet cul-de-sac, and we found parking easy just a short walk away. There are some good shops and pubs close by and the local Co-op (also close-by) is open every day from 7am to 10pm.
We walked to Cragside from the flat (about a mile away along the river path) and also enjoyed visits to Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Bamburgh, and Holy Island, and there are many walks around Rothbury where we climbed up to admire the views and look down on this attractive and picturesque town.
We would wholeheartedly recommend a stay at Hyem.
We have stayed in Rothbury before in one of the other apartments which was fantastic, shame it was full for when we wanted to visit, you couldn't ask for more from Rothbury it's a fantastic place everything on your doorstep but unfortunately the apartment Hyem was not as clean as we would of liked.. cobwebs the skirting boards were really dirty the bathroom I had to clean the lavatory and bath before using there was dirty marks all over walls which could of easily been painted over grease splash marks on cooker wall ,big black hand print on wall just not what we expected from the photos that are posted I have my own photos which show the dirt other than that we shall return to Roth bury with out a doubt just not in Hyem unfortunately
Excellent location. Fabulous cottage and Rothbury is a lovely working village. Everything catered for in cottage, shops and pubs and river walks. Highly recommend.
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 14 May - 27 August 2021: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 28 August - 3 September 2021: changeover day is Saturday and bookings must be for whole weeks only.
- 4 September - 19 December 2021: changeover day is Saturday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 20 December 2021 - 5 January 2022: changeover days are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
COVID Cleaning & Disinfecting Fee
£25.00 per booking, paid with booking
Minimum Booking Amount
£100.00 per booking if the booking is for less than 5 nights, paid with booking
£20.00 per booking, paid with booking
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 cot
DVD/Blu-ray player, WiFi, TV Languages in English
Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Central heating, Open fire, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Children, Restricted mobility , Pets
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