Byre Cottage in Northumbria
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This spacious cottage located in a quiet countryside road, it has been recently refurbished for high quality living while keeping many original features including beamed ceiling, thick window seat, open fire and featured early 20th Century Bathroom with restored original suite, has beautiful countryside views from every window.
As well as offering all the facilities you may need after a good day hiking, fishing or cycling, the cottage has everything you want for lazy days watching wildlife, snuggling up in front of the open fire or entertaining family and friends. There are 2 shops and 3 pubs within 1 mile. Children playground is only 50 yards away, River Wear is just around the corner.
Accommodation : Ground floor Lounge with open-fire, modern walk-in Shower Room with marble floor, well-equipped Kitchen, Garage has washer and laundry facilities. First floor Bathroom has restored early 20th Century period suite matched with a Victorian chair, cast iron radiator and wood flooring. Master bedroom with four poster double bed, Twin bedroom, Double bedroom (only available by paying supplement). Enclosed stone wall courtyard garden to the rear.
Price includes coal starter pack, fuel, power, bedding and towels. Oil central heating. Parking for 2 cars. Cot upon request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Stanhope, Weardale Heritage Railway station 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
Northern England region
Byre Cottage is situated in Weardale, North Pennines, near the border of Cumbria, Northumberland and County Durham, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The North Pennines is one of England's most special places - a stunning landscape of open heather moors and peatlands, attractive dales and hay meadows, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, welcoming communities, intriguing imprints of a mining and industrial past, distinctive birds, animals and plants and much, much more.
Please visit http://www.northpennines.org.uk, download North Pennies Pocket Guide from there to get all the local information.
Daddry Shield is a picturesque moorland village next to Westgate. Westgate used to be Prince Bishop's hunting ground and it was here that the famous `Great Chases' were held. It is also the entrance to Slit Wood and West Rigg Geotrail, a 3 mile walk through a dramatic North Pennine dale in miniature.The yellow Mineral Valleys Walk signs will lead you on the numerous walking tracks around the local villages.
Stanhope, market town with heated open air swimming pool and Weardale Heritage Railway station 6 miles.
High Force, England's biggest waterfall 9 miles.
Hadrian's Wall, Penrith, Killhope Museum, Barnard Castle, Beamish Museum and Durham Cathedral, all within one hour's drive.
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30 Aug 2013
"A comfortable, peaceful cottage with fabulous views."
A very enjoyable stay at Byre Cottage. We were welcomed with chocolates and milk/tea/coffee and a personal note from the owners. The cottage is beautifully furnished with everything you could possible need and more! The owners Jenny and Yee have thought of everything to make your stay comfortable. There are beautiful views from every window and sheep as neighbours over the back - they do not disturb you as the cottage has double glazing!! The view from the kitchen was especially lovely and we had long breakfasts there and lots of coffee whilst we decided what to do for the day. There are some wonderful waterfall walks from the cottage so no need to drive if you don't want to. If you do take the car, there are some lovely villages and towns to visit, and all offer short easy walks into the countryside. All in all, a very enjoyable stay and we hope to return at some point in the future.
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