Stanhope near Durham, Yorkshire Dales - North
A lovely, terraced cottage situated on the outskirts of Stanhope in the heart of the Durham countryside. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this former railway worker’s cottage offers comfortable, well-equipped accommodation. This Stanhope cottage boasts a fitted kitchen with access to the rear decked area, a cosy sitting room with electric fire and wonderful countryside views. Glorious walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep of this Stanhope cottage including the Weardale Way, which passes directly in front of the cottage. Stanhope and the surrounding moorland are in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the second largest in England and Wales, boasting great scenery and wildlife. Take a trip to Barnard Castle, The Bowes Museum, High Force and Rokeby Hall, all easily reached from your Stanhope cottage, plus Corbridge, Hexham and Durham are just a short drive away. With so many delightful things to do in the area, this Stanhope cottage makes the ideal base for a holiday at any time of year!
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area and door to rear patio. Sitting room with electric fire.
Electric heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD, radio, selection of DVDs, books and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Off road parking for one car. Decked garden to rear with furniture and BBQ. Shared rear lawned area. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: This property overlooks the heritage Weardale Railway line.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Durham 22 miles.
The ancient market town of Stanhope lies in the beautiful Wear Valley in the heart of superb walking country. Described as the "Capital of Weardale", it occupies a sheltered position on the north side of the Wear at the confluence of the river and the Stanhope burn. The town is home to the Durham Dales Centre, offering tourist information, a coffee shop, local arts and crafts, and a delightful high street. In addition Stanhope offers a selection of pubs, specialist food stores, art gallery, outdoor swimming pool and pleasant riverside walks, plus the town is on the C2C cycle route. Beautiful Blanchland, the "perfect village", lies just 10 miles away. The city of Durham is just 22 miles away and is a World Heritage Site boasting a magnificent cathedral and castle, plus Hadrian's Wall is within easy touring distance. Close by are Hamsterley Forest, Killhope Lead Mining Musem and Barnard Castle - a short picturesque drive away. Further afield is the award winning Beamish Living Museum, along with the Metro Centre housing 300 shops and a 12 screen cinema, plus the Lake District National Park is 43 miles away.