Moo House & the Cow Shed 

Nr Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland


Quirky barn for groups

Looking for a place to unwind and come together with family or friends? It doesn’t get much better than Moo House and the Cow Shed – a barn conversion with separate games barn for your sole use. Located on a sprawling coastal farm, this recently renovated barn features all the modern conveniences you’ll need, and is just five minutes from the coast. A wonderful space to house a large group, this property provides the ultimate setting to make lasting memories.

Check out this great video to get an even better sense of what’s on offer.

The Location

Ultra convenient for those looking to enjoy some outdoor activities, Moo House and the Cow Shed is a five-minute drive from the Northumberland coast and beaches at Beadnell and Newton-by-the-Sea. In this stunning area filled with breathtaking views and countryside, you’ll be able to enjoy some of the best walking trails, water sports, and wildlife watching in the UK. The property is one of several converted stone farm buildings (all now cottages), creating a sense of community within the small hamlet – perfect for if you need even more space.

Newcastle and its airport and other travel links are an hour’s drive away. A commuter train with Northern Rail departs from Newcastle Central Station to Chathill, which is ideally positioned for Moo House.

  • The separate Cow Shed holds the impressive games room, featuring a TV, pool table, table football, and more. A perfect place to have some fun – or send the younger members of your party should you need some headspace
  • The quirky and fun decor throughout the property provides a down-to-earth charm and that home-away-from-home feeling. Works from local artists favoured by the owners fill the walls as well
  • The outdoor dining area features an extra-long table to hold your large group, right off from the kitchen. Allow the peaceful surrounding countryside to be the perfect setting for your meals
  • The cottage’s proximity to the North Sea coast is fantastic. Just five minutes’ drive away, all that gorgeous scenery is practically at your doorstep
  • Extra little touches like the welcome tea tray are lovely
  • Five bedrooms, three of which are ensuite, plus a further bathroom
  • Two bedrooms on the ground floor with ensuite shower rooms make for easier access but not full disabled access
  • Great living room with massive sofa
  • A very well equipped kitchen, providing everything you’ll need to prepare some memorable meals
  • Outdoor dining area with BBQ allow for some al fresco dining should weather permit – part of a safe and lovely garden
  • There is Wifi throughout the property, as well as a phone landline
  • Handy laundry facilities, as well as a starter pack of cleaning supplies, are included
  • TV/DVD player, as well as an impressive games room will keep your group entertained
  • A welcome tea tray, as well as a bottle of wine are a perfect way to begin a fun filled retreat                            

Fiona McKeith, founder of the Coastal Retreats group of properties, started the company in the 1990s with the intent to bring style to family focused holidays. Her sister Alison joined the effort soon after it began expanding, and both continue to personally select and inspect all cottages. You’ll definitely see and feel the dedication and attention to detail when enjoying a coastal retreat of your own.


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Moo House & the Cow Shed 

Nr Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland


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    Nr Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland


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