Horsley Banks Farm Cottage
Horsley near Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland
A delightful, detached stone-built cottage in the village of Horsley, near Heddon-on-the-Wall. Fully refurbished and providing spacious accommodation, this Horsley cottage is ideal for families, friends and walkers seeking a stylish base from which to explore the beautiful Northumberland area and Hadrian's Wall. The partial upside down design ensures open views across the surrounding countryside from the spacious first floor sitting room. The en-suite bathroom in this Horsley cottage has a Jacuzzi bath to soothe tired limbs after an active day, while the ground floor bedrooms share Jack-and-Jill access to the shower room. Outside this Horsley cottage is a small courtyard with lawned area, where you can sit and plan the day or just enjoy a refreshing drink. The village of Horsley has two popular pubs and a lovely cafe, and is close to the tourist villages of Heddon-on-the-Wall and Wylam, which boast pubs, shops and a Post Office. There is also a first-class golf course nearby. Horsley is within driving distance of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, the Metrocentre at Gateshead and the town of Hexham. With part of the Hadrian's Wall walking path to be found just outside the property, and with easy access to all the attractions of the north east, this Horsley cottage is the ideal base to explore this beautiful and dramatic region. Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 29737 and 904885, together they sleep 11.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite Jacuzzi bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with TV and Jack-and-Jill access to shower room, 1 x ground floor single with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC with Jack-and-Jill access to both ground floor bedrooms. Kitchen with dining area (seats 5). First floor sitting room (seats 5).
Gas central heating. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Front courtyard garden with lawned area and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Wylam 2 miles; Heddon-on-the-Wall 3 miles; Corbridge 7 miles; Newcastle upon Tyne 8 miles; Hexham 12 miles.
The parish of Horsley is situated in one of the most scenic parts of east Tynedale, and forms part of a World Heritage Site. The Hadrianís Wall long distance path is situated one mile north of the village of Horsley and is connected by existing rights of way, one of which travels through Horsley Wood, a woodland dating to the medieval period. Horsley village is steeped in history, and many of the buildings have strong architectural features and are of great historical significance, while Horsley is close to the village of Wylam, the birthplace of George Stephenson, one of the early pioneers of the railway industry. Along the road is Heddon-on-the-Wall which sits on the line of the old Hadrianís Wall, still visible at the edge of the village, and the lovely town of Corbridge, which has history dating back to Roman times, is also nearby. Just a little further on is the Tyne Valley town of Hexham with its abbey, old gaol and old town centre. The vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne with its many pubs, shops, eateries, museums and other attractions is within driving distance and has something for everyone. Horsley is an ideal base for exploring this part of Northumberland.