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Wylam 2 miles; Newcastle upon Tyne 8 miles; Corbridge 10 miles.
Heddon-on-the-Wall, situated north of the River Tyne, sits, as the name suggests, on the line of the old Hadrian’s Wall, and there is a section still visible at the edge of the village. Once the centre for quarrying and coal mining, this lovely village is now surrounded by farms and open countryside and is located on the side of the old “Military Road” which once formed part of the main road from Newcastle to Carlisle. Just along the road is the village of Wylam, the birthplace of George Stephenson, one of the early pioneers of the railway industry, and also the lovely town of Corbridge, which was a traditional crossing point over the Tyne and has history dating back to Roman times. Today, the town is noted for its array of small shops. 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. Heddon-on-the-Wall is an ideal base for exploring this part of Northumberland.
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Set within the historic village of Heddon-on-the-Wall, eight miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, is Hadrian Cottage. This fabulous semi-detached Northumberland cottage enjoys stunning views across open countryside and is furnished to a high standard. This welcoming Northumberland cottage has three cosy bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room, a conservatory, a light, airy sitting room leading to the dining room, and a second sitting room on the second floor. This Northumberland cottage is within walking distance of two excellent pubs, both serving food, a beautiful Saxon church, local shops, a convenience store and a Post Office. Within easy driving distance are the city of Newcastle, the Metro Centre at Gateshead and the market town of Hexham. This Northumberland cottage is close to bus stops and the train station at Wylam, making it perfect for experiencing the towns and city nearby, as well as Northumbria's fascinating history and the unspoilt Northumberland coast.
Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x double with shower cubicle & TV, 2 x twin with TV. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin, WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with gas fire. Additional 2nd floor sitting room with TV. Conservatory.
Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 5 x TVs, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi, telephone (free local/national calls), books/games. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one large and one small car. Small, enclosed garden, patio with furniture & BBQ. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Supermarket 2 miles, shops & 2 pubs with restaurant within 2 mins walk. Note: Babes-in-arms and children aged 8 years & over only allowed at this cottage due to pond and stairs. Note: Property is set on road into Heddon-on-the-Wall, there will be some traffic noise in the garden area during busy periods.
Due to the changeover to digital TV, the owner cannot guarantee a TV in every bedroom until further notice.
Previous visitors' comments about Hadrian Cottage:
Best cottage ever! Very helpful owners.
Mrs Southgate, Reading, February 2013
The position of the house was perfect for day trips. The owners couldn't be more helpful.
Mr Wilkinson, Sydney, February 2013
Fab owners of the property are most helpful. I would strongly suggest you book up early to avoid disappointment!
Mr Hepburn, Farnham, November 2012
It suited our needs really well. There was enough space for us all. The village was lovely and the children loved seeing Hadrian's wall.
Ms Morgan, Milton Keynes, November 2012