The Goose Barn

Longsyke Farm
Once Brewed
NE49 9PR

+44 01434 344974

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Formerly a byre at Longsyke Farm, The Goose Barn was meticulously restored in 2010 to provide beautiful, luxurious self-catering accommodation in the heart of the rugged, unspoilt Northumberland countryside. Overlooking fields, and with a totally private garden for guests, The Goose Barn is the perfect rural retreat, a place to relax and unwind. The barn's beautiful original features, such as flagged floors and exposed beams have been carefully restored. There is every modern convenience, including underfloor heating, and a wood-burning stove; French windows open out onto a secluded terrace where meals can be taken al fresco or a barbecue can be enjoyed. The Farm is a haven for wildlife; its rare upland hay meadows, a botanist's dream, are filled with wild flowers in the summer months; curlews, snipe, owls and redshank are just some of the birds that can be seen in our fields. The Goose Barn is exceptionally secluded for a converted farm building, facing away from the farmhouse itself, giving guests a rare privacy and uninterrupted views: Hadrian's Wall itself is your horizon – you can watch the sun rise and set across its crags.
Cooking and Eating
The painted timber kitchen with solid oak work surfaces is fully equipped – whether you wish to cook a special dinner, prepare an idyllic picnic, or just take it easy and heat up a ready-made meal, everything you need is here. With electric double-oven, gas hob, microwave, full-sized dishwasher and a comprehensive batterie de cuisine, self-catering at The Goose Barn will be a pleasure, never a chore. Seasonal farm produce from our vegetable garden and fresh eggs from our hens are available, as is a careful selection of ready-made meals, prepared in our farmhouse kitchen.
As the carefully designed cooking area is open-plan to the traditional painted farmhouse dining table, to the sitting-room and to the terrace beyond, no one is ever 'stuck in the kitchen' .
A sitting-room that combines traditional rural charm with modern technology. Flooded with light, with a high vaulted ceiling, stone flags and a stunning cast-iron wood-burning stove; equipped with underfloor heating, a 32” flat screen TV, CD-system and a careful selection of games, books and DVDs this is the place to unwind. You can simply enjoy the magnificent views – or curl up on the sofa with a book from our collection, listen to music, play Monopoly with the children or watch your favourite programme on TV. 

The romantic main bedroom suite has a magnificent king-size four-poster bed, underfloor heating, solid oak floors, and an en-suite with a large shower, underfloor heating and heated towel-rail. The second bedroom can be made up with twin beds, or as a king-size double, according to guests' preferences. This charming room also has underfloor heating and solid oak floors; there is a beautiful antique chest of drawers for storage. It is next door to the luxurious family bathroom. Both bedrooms have south-facing windows giving dramatic views across open fields to Hadrian's Wall. Both are equipped with luxury bedding and 300 thread-count linen of the highest quality.
The spacious family bathroom has underfloor heating and a beautiful traditional flagstone floor. There is a freestanding claw-foot bath as well as a modern shower, and a heated chrome towel rail. Hand-painted tiles and exquisite White Company linen make the bathroom the perfect place to soak aching muscles after a day spent exploring the many wonderful trails that encircle the farm. 
The Goose Barn offers guests a privacy and seclusion rarely found. It has a large stone-flagged terrace accessed from the living/dining area through the French windows: Facing south and east, overlooked by no-one except curlews, this is the perfect place to dawdle over an al fresco breakfast, or enjoy a barbecue with succulent steaks from Longsyke's Dexter herd. From the terrace, steps lead down to a walled, graveled garden where guests can enjoy the views and the seclusion undisturbed. At the entrance driveway to the barn, there is ample secure parking for two cars.  

Unit information for The Goose Barn

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
(Goose Barn)
1 4
per unit per week
Total capacity: 4
Working farm location at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Working farm
Child / family friendly at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Family friendly
Car parking available at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Car parking available
Short breaks available at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Short breaks available
Guest garden at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Garden for guest use
Linen provided at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Linen provided
Cycle friendly at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Cycle friendly
Walker friendly at The Goose Barn Self Catering Accommodation Walker friendly
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