4 mile stretch of double and single bank fishing on the River Coquet and unmodernised 2 bedroom

This characterful property retains much of its original character, yet would require extensive updating and modernisation. Living accommodation is arranged in a traditional layout, and thick original stone walls add charm to the property.

Located on either side of the reception hall, the sitting room and dining room are both of a good size, and benefit from fireplaces. The sitting room also features dual-aspect windows with shutters, while the dining room benefits from built-in storage. The kitchen features a standard U-shaped format, while adjacent is a large combined utility and breakfast room with space for dining. A door from the breakfast room leads out to the garden. There is also a convenient ground floor cloakroom.

On the first floor there are two bedrooms, both featuring a feature fireplace and a good-sized en suite bathroom.


Keepers Cottage & Fishings features a traditional stone exterior and enjoys a thoroughly rural location surrounded by woodland, fields and in a handsome elevated position above the River Coquet. An original stone wall runs around the property, enclosing a good-sized cottage garden which boasts plenty of potential for keen gardeners.

The fishings There are no catch records available. However we are informed that this stretch of water fishes well in the right height of water towards the back end of the season. There are 14 named pools in a stretch of both double and single bank private ownership.


Situated in rural Northumberland, the property has immediate access to the surrounding unspoilt countryside, yet also benefits from good transport and road links. The village of Harbottle, as well as several other nearby villages, provide day-to-day amenities, while for a range of shops and dining options the town of Rothbury is easily accessible. There are also some excellent educational facilities in the local area. For those wanting to enjoy the great outdoors, the property is located within the Northumberland National Park, with Kielder Forest Park and the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close by.


Drive North out of Sharperton village. At the top of the hill turn left. Follow this road into a hamlet known as The Peels. Drive through The Peels. Keepers Cottage is visible at the end of a bumpy track, it may be advisable to park your car and walk the last stretch.

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Other features

  • 4 mile stretch of double and single bank fishings
  • 2 bedroom
  • 2 bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room

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Ref: MRP180076

The Peels, Harbottle Morpeth Northumberland NE65

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Ref: MRP180076

The Peels, Harbottle Morpeth Northumberland NE65

Offers In Excess Of