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Corbridge 5 miles; Hexham 8 miles.
The village of Stocksfield lies in picturesque Northumberland countryside and is ideally placed for exploring this wonderful corner of England. The region is often called “Thomas Bewick Country”, after the famous 18th century artist and engraver. The old Roman town of Corbridge and the attractive market town of Hexham, with its fascinating abbey, are both within easy reach. Other local attractions include Kielder Water, the Gateshead Metro Centre, the cathedral city of Durham and all of the Northumberland National Park. Stocksfield and nearby Prudhoe offer excellent public transport and a variety of shops, pubs and places to eat.
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An outstanding, detached contemporary house in the pretty village of Stocksfield, 14 miles from Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Situated in a quiet residential area, this Stocksfield cottage enjoys a peaceful location with easy access to the surrounding Northumberland countryside. Luxuriously appointed throughout to provide spacious, contemporary accommodation, this Northumberland cottage is an ideal holiday home for exploring this lovely county. The sitting room in this Stocksfield cottage has a warming woodburning stove and floor to ceiling windows giving stunning panoramic views over the beautiful manicured garden and the Tyne Valley beyond. The ground floor boasts an open plan designer kitchen with breakfast bar, dining area, a spacious sitting area and French doors to the patio. The dining room is situated beneath a stunning feature light and an adjacent staircase leads you up to a mezzanine sitting area which exudes modern styling, with further views over the gardens and Tyne Valley. French doors from the mezzanine sitting area lead you to the roof terrace, a delightful place to sit and plan the day’s activities. The main bedroom of the Northumberland cottage comprises a lovely king-size double bed, a spacious en-suite and dressing room facilities. Four further double bedrooms provide flexible sleeping arrangements, all stylishly furnished and extremely comfortable. Outside, this first class Stocksfield cottage has a spacious lawned garden with patio areas. This Northumberland cottage is in the ideal position for visiting Newcastle, Durham, Corbridge and Hadrian’s Wall, plus the whole of the Heritage Coastline is just a short drive away. This Stockfield cottage is the perfect destination for large groups of friends and families wishing to get together at any time of the year.
Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with dressing room and en-suite freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 2 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, dining area (seats 4) and comfy seating (seats 3) with gas fire and French doors. Dining room with French doors. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Mezzanine level sitting area with gas fire and door to roof terrace.
Full gas fired underfloor central heating and gas radiators in bedrooms and bathrooms, with additional heating from gas fires in kitchen and mezzanine level sitting area and woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Sky+ HD, DVD, CD, radio, 2 computers, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Large enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ and panoramic views. Roof terrace with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 10 mins walk. Note: Salmon fishing on the River Tyne can be arranged with the owner.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about The Hollies:
The house was absolutely stunning with everything you could possibly wish for an amazing break. The owner was extremely helpful and made sure our trip was one to remember.
Mr Fraser, Whitley Bay, August 2012
Fantastic property and location.
Mrs Barnwell, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, August 2012