Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
The Retreat – The ultimate romantic retreat in Northumberland
If you are looking for a romantic retreat with the WOW factor then this former stable block at Cheviot Holiday Cottages has it all. Fabulously located in the in the Northumberland countryside, this property has been totally refurbished to a truly exceptional standard.
The Retreat is probably the most luxurious, secluded and romantic escape we have ever featured on Handpicked Cottages. We think you will love the awesome space complete with its own internal swim spa pool / Jacuzzi, displaying Bellagio fountain water jets! Available for full week or short break holiday cottage stays in Northumberland, The Retreat is the perfect luxury hideaway for couples celebrating or romancing in style.
An extra special romantic escape exclusively for two persons
A secluded mature setting oozing peace, quiet and tranquility - the perfect spot to completely unwind and relax with your partner.
The Retreat is a totally remodeled former stable block at Cheviot Holiday Cottages in Northumberland, now providing a stunning luxury space for a couple to relax in ultimate style set in a quiet river valley inside the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.
Approach along a private tree lined drive and park next to your romantic country hideaway. An oak and glass screen opens to a designer living kitchen which looks straight through full height glass into your private swimspa pool and jacuzzi room, all comfortably heated to a tropical 34 degrees centigrade. Your pool room also has a luxury wet room shower/wc and relaxing pool loungers where you can lie down and while away the hours listening to music fed through a Harmon Kardon sound system and ceiling speaks above the pool.
First Floor Description
An open light well and stairs lead to the former hayloft, now a full height spacious lounge with huge open beams and an arched picture window so you can gaze south over the private lawned gardens and Cheviot foothills beyond. Turn around and you overlook the swimspa pool and jacuzzis down in the pool room below.
An over-sized super king bedroom comes with a pillow menu and choice of four season duvets all ready prepared by housekeeping for your arrival. A luxury en-suite features a double-ended bath and rain-shower wet room. all looking across to the stables and tree lined horse paddock.
There are three TV's to choose from - in the kitchen, lounge or bedroom, and a Harmon Kardon sound system enables you to play all of your favorite music wherever you choose in any room. .
Window Views Description
The living room arched picture window allows you to gaze south over a private lawned garden and Cheviot foothills beyond. Turn around and you overlook the private internal swimspa pool and jacuzzis in the pool room below. Horses can usually be seen in the stables and grass paddock from your luxury bathroom/wet room shower!
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