holiday rental

the coach house

A fabulous Northumbrian Stone Coach House offering a peaceful location and spectacular hill views, a truly unique space in the heart of The Northumberland National Dark Sky Park, a perfect spot to explore and relax!

Sleeps 6

the coach house

Dating back to 1817, The Coach House sits within the grounds of the listed Old Rectory and provides beautifully designed holiday accommodation with a wealth of Georgian charm and many original features including fireplaces, exposed beams and antique furniture. 

A very well established holiday property with many five stars reviews on other booking platforms. It is continually maintained to a high standard and receives consistent positive feedback.

Two well behaved dogs are very welcome.

The property can be booked alongside Greysteads Old Church, a stunning, architect-designed conversion of an early 19th century Grade II listed former Georgian church accommodating a further 8 guests.


ground floor

  • sitting room

    A spacious, elegant sitting room with comfortable seating, wood burning stove and SMART televison viewing.

  • Hallway

    Large entrance hallway featuring the glazed coach arch, leading to the staircase and downstairs shower room & WC.

  • Shower Room

    With quadrant shower, basin and WC, recently renovated with Burlington heritage-style suite.

  • dining room

    A separate dining room formed from the original Coachman's living area with door that leads to the walled garden

  • kitchen & utility

    The large kitchen/breakfast room providing bespoke kitchen units, Aga-style electric cooker, granite worktops and oak flooring. A back door area gives onto the well-equipped utility room/drying room with washer, tumble drier, further range of kitchen units and drying rack. This space also acts as a 'bedroom' area for dogs.

  • Also

    All bed linen is high quality, crisp white cotton. We have a travel cot and highchair available on request and prices all-inclusive of heating, electricity and starter pack for wood-burner.

First floor

  • Master Bedroom

    A spacious super-king-sized bedroom with wardrobe and bedside lighting.

  • Bedroom 2

    A character double bedroom with original beams and king-sized bed in the Old Hayloft

  • Bedroom 3

    A delightful twin-bedded room with antique wooden beds and old beams in the Coachman's bedroom

  • Family Bathroom

    Recently refitted, spacious upstairs bathroom features heritage-style Burlington bath with overhead shower, basin and WC.

  • Outside

    The exceptionally large, attractive and enclosed Walled Garden is ideal for children and dogs, with mature shrubs, fruit trees and lawns, and spectacular views across neighbouring fields and hills. The garden offers a very safe play area for children and dogs, complete with garden furniture and BBQ. There is ample off-road parking for 3+ cars in the Coach House drive. Recently awarded Northumberland Tourism "Stay & Gaze" status, enjoy the new star-gazing platform to view the area's famous 'Dark Skies'. Superbly sited near the Old Church garden; bring your own telescope or just enjoy a panoramic view of the night sky using the binoculars and star-gazing equipment provided in your cottage.


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Very comfortable and well maintained with lovely views. Excellent centre for exploring- walks, Hadrian's Wall, Keilder Water & Forest etc. Owners welcoming and helpful when needed, otherwise left us to enjoy the privacy of the Coach House. We had a really lovely holiday - thank you


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terms & conditions

  • All online and telephone bookings are provisional until confirmed in writing by Wooden Star Cottages Ltd.
  • The Coach House has a minimum three night stay.
  • Wooden Star Cottages will pass on to guests, in full, after we have confirmed a booking, all costs or charges the owner makes to us which are connected to your booking.
  • All prices are for the property as a whole and are not a per person basis.
  • A deposit of 30% of the total booking cost is required at the time of the booking being confirmed. The balance to be paid 28 days prior to your stay.
  • Covid Booking Guarantee supercedes standard terms.
  • The owners reserve the right to alter the booking arrangement in the event of unforeseen circumstances, if they do Wooden Star Cottages will contact you on their behalf as soon as possible. If cancellation by the owner is necessary, the monies received shall be returned in full.
  • The property is available from 4pm on day of arrival until 9.30am on the day of departure.
  • Guests shall keep the property and all furniture and fittings in the same state of cleanliness and general order in which it was found and report any damage of breakages before departure.
  • The owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal property or any injury during your stay.
  • The number of persons using the property shall not exceed the maximum number stated on the property details.
  • In the event of cancellation – the 30% deposit is non-refundable. If a booking is cancelled less than 7 days before the date of arrival a charge equal to 50% of the stay will be charged. A no show or reduction in the stay will incur the full amount of the booking.
  • All prices quoted include VAT.
  • All of our properties are smoke free apart from designated areas indicated in the welcome information at the property. Owners reserve the right to make a reasonable charge where guests have contravened this policy.
  • Guests right to occupy the property may be forfeited without compensation if:
  1. Any activity takes place which is deemed illegal or may cause unreasonable damage, noise or disturbance.
  2. Smoking takes place in the property.
  3. More guests than declared at the time of booking take up occupation.
  • The owner or a representative from Wooden Star Cottages Ltd shall be allowed to enter the property at any reasonable time with prior notice or without in the event of an emergency during occupancy by guests.
  • Wooden Star Cottages Ltd have compiled information on our website as accurately as possible at the time of guests booking the property, however facilities may be altered or withdrawn for reasons outside of our control, in which case we cannot accept responsibility. We make every effort to ensure that the property details are accurately reproduced. Guests are advised that if a specific facility is required it should be requested through us prior to your stay. Guests should accept that minor differences between text & photographs on the website and the actual property may arise and Wooden Star Cottages Ltd cannot take responsibility should any of the properties not conform to the guests’ standards or expectation.
  • In the event of there being cause for complaint concerning a property, the matter should be taken up with a representative from Wooden Star Cottages Ltd in the first instance immediately, it is important that this is done while guests are still at the property, so an on-the-spot investigation can by carried out fairly and remedial action taken if required and possible.
  • The booking conditions will apply to all confirmed bookings.
  • These website Booking Conditions supersede all previous editions.