Characterful 150 year old stone cottage in convenient village location immediately behind shop and post office. An excellent base for exploring the north-east of England, including Northumberland, Durham, North Yorkshire and Cumbria, the cottage is located in the village of Westgate, in beautiful and rugged Weardale, County Durham.
The cottage has a sheltered south-facing garden and off-road parking. The accommodation comprises one twin bedroom and one double bedroom with ensuite toilet and handbasin; separate shower room with toilet and handbasin, small kitchen with electric cooker, fridge, toaster, microwave and coffee machine, separate dining room with solid fuel Rayburn, lounge with solid fuel stove, utility room with washing machine.
Bedrooms are accessed by separate, fairly steep staircases. The ground floor is stone-flagged (bring your slippers!). Parents may consider the property unsuitable for very small children due to the steep staircases and stone floors.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Home of Northumberland and Durham, the spectacular parts of the north-east include the North Pennines, the Northumberland coastline and the historic and vibrant cities of Newcastle and Durham.
Our cottage is located in Weardale, which is situated in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Upper Weardale valley in County Durham is a rugged area of countryside that is relatively unknown. With many similarities to the Yorkshire Dales, the Durham Dales including Weardale and Teesdale have a remote feel, and yet are only 30 miles from Newcastle, Durham, Hadrian's Wall, North Yorkshire and the Lake District.
Weardale is an excellent base for exploring the whole of Northumbria and the north-east of England. In the dale, there is great walking and many villages to explore. The award-winning museums of Killhope lead mining centre and Beamish outdoor museum are both accessible for fantastic days out.