Looking for a chic country cottage to kick back and unwind with the family this summer? Crabtree & Crabtree have a stunning selection of 'away from it all' hideaways awaiting that fire-roaring, bottle-popping staycation moment.

From the Northumberland coast to the serene Scottish borders, here are some of our favourite Crabtree & Crabtree cottages that embrace inspiring interiors and unearth the untouched beauty of the region.

Limeworks Cottage, Northumberland

Sleeps 6+1, child and pet friendly 

A charming, traditional Northumbrian cottage in an idyllic rural location with views over farmland and to the greenery and the hills beyond. The newly-refurbished accommodation offers luxe guests the epitome of country-chic, farmhouse-style living. Cook suppers on the AGA, relax with a glass of fizz by the open fire, soak in one of the beautiful, free-standing baths and utilise the cottage’s location in the heart of the tranquil Northumberland countryside.

 The Smithy, Crookham, Northumberland

Sleeps 2, baby and pet friendly 

Nestled in a beautiful bed of rolling farmland, this delightful former smithy exudes rustic charm with original features including exposed beams and the original smithy fireplace sitting alongside pretty, floral fabrics, wooden floors, a fabulous handmade kitchen and warm Farrow & Ball colours throughout. It’s honest and it’s homely. The front of the house has an open view across fields to the Cheviot Hills beyond – so pop on your wellies and take a stroll over the field and woodland margins to the popular Bluebell Inn for a relaxing drink after supper.

West Lodge, Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2, pet friendly

This delightful gate lodge provides the perfect excuse to discover an ‘away from it all’ place at a gentle pace. You’ll feel worlds away as you unwind for a weekend of wonder at West Lodge. The setting is truly stunning – perfect for those seeking a relaxed stay in cosy surroundings close to the Scottish Borders. For North East visitors, it’s a secluded retreat, but means you don’t have to pack up your possessions and travel miles across the country. West Lodge is finished beautifully using soft earthy colours, furnishings from Chelsea Textiles, cool ginghams and fresh linens. Its contemporary country cottage style makes it a real home from home – peppered with quirky touches throughout. This one is pet friendly – so perfect for a posh poochy holiday!


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