Listed cottage steeped in history now to rent.
Said to have been the hiding place of Oliver Cromwell during the Civil War, the property is built from local stone, the original walls are in excess of one metre thick and three gun loops have also survived.
Situated in the hamlet of High Callerton, near Ponteland, in Northumberland, the cottage retains an impressively large stone fireplace which is located in the first floor master bedroom.
There is a large living room with original stone walls, fabulous stone fire place with log burner, wooden floor, and stairs to the first floor.
There is also a glass constructed living space/second reception, a superb dining kitchen which has two sets of double doors leading out on to a landscaped, enclosed walled garden.
A corridor leads to two double en suite bedrooms.
Bedroom one is a good-sized double, with storage space and has a fully tiled en suite bathroom room.
Bedroom two is a generous-sized double with patio doors leading out into the enclosed walled garden. This room benefits from a fully tiled en suite shower room.
To the first floor is the stunning master bedroom with an impressively large fireplace (non-operational), original cruck trusses to the vaulted ceiling, and dressing area with freestanding bath and separate shower. To the front of the cottage is a courtyard with parking for several cars, while to the rear is a magnificent enclosed landscaped walled garden, with patio and decking areas.
The atmospherically-named Rebellion Cottage, High Callerton, near Ponteland, is available to rent at PS2,000pcm, through Trading Places, tel: 01661 820082.
REMARKABLE PAST The characterful exterior and interior of the cottage near Ponteland, which is available to rent at PS2,000pcm