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The Dale Townhouse

Allendale, Northumberland (Ref. 933155)

4.8

(23 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Games Room

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "Great townhouse located in the centre of The village, which means everything is just a short walk across the square away."

    The pub food was excellent on our couple of trips out and the people were so welcoming. The settees on the first floor are very low which made them very hard to get in and out of if you wanted to use that room to watch Tv and the town house could benefit from a dryer. But with those minor points we enjoyed a fabulous week in Allendale

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2022

  • "Great 3 story house."

    The property was very clean, with a well equipped kitchen including a washing machine and dish washer. 2 en-suite bedrooms and a separate bathroom on the 2nd floor next to the bedroom. Great to have a second sitting room too. Small enclosed garden at the rear of the property with a table and chairs and larger enclosed garden behind that which can be used by the townhouse Monday to Thursday or when not in use by the Manor House. Two pubs with less than 50 yards of the house, food in Golden Lion was great. Forge cafe was good for breakfast too, or Jill’s cafe in Catton is very good but a 5-10 min drive from the house. There is a great Indian restaurant about 1.5 mile away that does take away or eat in and a pizza van the visits the square on a Tuesday, so no need to cook if you don’t want too. Both pubs are dog friendly. Great stay overall to be recommended.

    Reviewed by DeniseMay 2022

  • "Nice decor and bigger than it looks."

    Quieter than expected being in the centre of the town. We would stay again!

    Reviewed by SimonApr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful week at this property, it was well equipped, clean and comfortable and in a perfect spot for walking, shopping, eating out and to visit other towns and villages."

    Our two dogs were also made welcome and had a good enclosed garden space. We would highly recommend to friends and family and hopefully will return in the future.

    Reviewed by WendyMar 2022

  • "The Dale Townhouse offers superb accommodation, it is clean, comfortable and welcoming."

    It is well equipped with everything needed to enjoy your stay and has homely touches that show the owners have gone the extra mile to ensure your stay is perfect. The property has a central location on the market place, close to all amenities, however there is no disturbance from noise. Allendale Town is a lovely place and the locals are friendly. The Golden Lion serves excellent food, but you need to book. The Indian restaurant is also lovely and the pizza truck on a Tuesday is a must There are many opportunities for walking and taking in the breathtaking scenery and the town is well placed for visiting all the must see places in the area. I would recommend this property to anyone.

    Reviewed by AngelaJul 2021

  • "A very well equipped holiday cottage perfect for the 4 of us."

    It was good that there was garden space in the nice weather and very nice that we had use of the shared garden space beyond our garden. The views were great from the decking. Good setting in the village with the 3 pubs, shop and post office within 50 yards. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by NigelJun 2021

  • "Lovely house in a brilliant setting."

    The bedrooms are fantastic. The ground floor might feel a bit gloomy in less than perfect weather (we could not have been more lucky and had a weak of glorious sunshine) and could be better lit, but the first floor living area is much brighter. The back garden is a sun trap and perfect for sitting out with a book or eating outside for four. We had one issue during the week - insufficient hot water to fill the enormous bath - and I texted the owner directly and he was round within an hour to sort it out! I can recommend the walk from Allendale to Allen Mill and the coffee shop there. Plenty of opportunities for kids to paddle and dogs to splash on route. There’s lots of other fantastic walking nearby. The cafe at the Forge gallery is superb and is no more than 20 yards from the house’s front door. One thing to note - totally outside of the owners’ or Sykes’ control and it didn’t spoil our trip at all - but it was pretty rowdy outside the two main pubs in the market place on the Saturday night. That may have been because it was the first hot Saturday night since pubs reopened after lockdown, and it being a bank holiday weekend, but it was noisy into the early hours. Of the pubs in the village, the Golden Lion does the better food, and catered well for the two vegans in our group with a bit of notice. A really enjoyable week!

    Reviewed by PhilipMay 2021

  • "Accommodation was very warm which was good this year and nicely decorated."

    Small garden area outside was enough for the dogs nightly needs and large additional garden area with views was a bonus.

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2021

  • "Lovely setting in a small very friendly village."

    Made very welcome by the local people. Near to lots of tourist attractions.

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2020

  • "Lovely, well equipped house, in a really nice location."

    The house was spotlessly clean and the owners provided a travel cot, high chair and changing table which made traveling with a baby much easier. We enjoyed a week with our 8 month old and appreciated the extra living room that was perfect for her to play in. Weather was mixed but we made the most of the local amenities, as well as going on a couple of beautiful walks from the house. A perfect place to stay to have a break from city life.

    Reviewed by AlysonSep 2020

  • "Accommodation was very comfortable x well laid out, everything provided."

    Garden views x landscape were stunning. In a lovely area for walking x relaxing. Local pubs on door step for meals out x lots of places to visit. Fabulous thank you.

    Reviewed by JaneSep 2020

  • "Excellent cottage in a lovely part of Northumberland."

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2020

  • "Lovely property,lovely village!"

    !!!

    Reviewed by LindaFeb 2020

  • "Lovely walks The only minor complaint was that the oven still had all its cleaning products working inside on day of arrival, therefore my first job was to clean the oven!"

    Reviewed by JayneJan 2020

  • "Sykes went out of their way to deal with all my queries, from reassuring me we would have Christmas decorations for our Christmas break, to checking there were fireguards for both logburners when we realised small grandchildren would be visiting."

    Descriptions were absolutely spot on, and directions to the cottage were excellent We had a superb holiday!

    Reviewed by MoiraDec 2019

  • "The house was amazing in every way, it was absolutely spotless and very well presented as you walked through the door."

    The rear of the property which you can use during the week is totally fantastic ( it’s part of another property owned by same owners which you are welcome to use, but only if it’s not being used by the other holiday makers) it has a lovely decked area, barbecue area, fire pit area and lovely kiddies swings, slides etc. Dale townhouse offers a lovely relaxed ground floor living area with a log burner, lovely dining area and well equipped kitchen, for those who don’t like it so warm, 2nd floor offers a chill out zone, also with a log burner for one log maybe ( my wife liked it up there to do her crocheting ) the bedrooms are lovely with nice soft bedding and comfy beds, showers are great too, also a bath if you fancy a soak. This really is a lovely place for a break, owners are really good and at hand should you need them, town is really friendly with 3 really nice pubs who serve amazing food, the area is lovely too. We had a truly lovely break and would encourage others to do the same.

    Reviewed by ColinNov 2019

  • "Lovely cottage."

    We were a party of 3 adults, 2 kids and 2 dogs, there was plenty of space for everyone to spread out. All very clean and comfortable (and I’m very fussy!!) Lovely village, great facilities. The kids loved the park.

    Reviewed by A & RuthOct 2019

  • "Not really, the accommodation was as expected."

    Nice quiet area and well-appointed accommodation with plenty of space indoors and out. Everyone locally was very friendly and welcoming and the host checked we had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by JoSep 2019

  • "Lovely house!"

    ! Everything you need is available and if you miss something the owners are more than willing to help you! Allendale is a nice town! Everything is nearby! You can walk to the supermarket. For us it was the perfect basecamp to wall the Hadrian’s path!

    Reviewed by ChantalApr 2019

  • "Spent a lovely week at this cottage along with hubby 2 kids 14"

    Reviewed by AnneOct 2018

  • "Best ever Shower and hot water facilities."

    Great big flatscreen TV, Good broadband signal strength, excellent kitchen facilities and great position in the centre of Allendale.

    Reviewed by PaulineOct 2018

  • "Had a fantastic stay at the townhouse this weekend."

    Owners are on hand and really helpful, the house is beautiful and very comfortable. There are shops and hotels right outside the door though the place feels really tranquil. Would also recommend the beauty shop in the square. My friend and I had the most amazing treatments there and she opened specially for us. Plenty of lovely walks in the area and would recommend a trip to wander around the pretty Hexham. Would definitely recommend this

    Reviewed by HazelSep 2018

  • "Very friendly and helpful owners and locals."

    The house is really cosy and warm; very comfortable. Stunning area for walking.

    Reviewed by JudyFeb 2018

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x second floor double, 1 x first floor double
  • First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Second floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Second floor bathroom with freestanding bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor open plan kitchen/diner with woodburner
  • First floor sitting room with woodburner.
  • Oil central heating with woodburners
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Off road parking
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk
  • Please note: bookings must all fall within a Saturday to Saturday
  • Note: Check-in is 4pm

The property

A characterful cottage located in the village of Allendale, ideally placed for exploring the Lake District, and the surrounding areas of natural beauty.

This charming hideaway is perfect for travellers, family or friends wanting to escape for a while, perhaps to enjoy some peace and quiet away from it all.

Enter into the open plan kitchen/diner, home to a woodburner which you can gather around on a cooler evening.

French doors open out to the wonderful garden so you can spend some time in the fresh air at your own leisure.

After an adventure filled day wander up to the next floor and relax in the lounge, where you can snuggle up next to the open fire for a lovely night in.

The first bedroom lies close by and a beautiful shower room has been modernized to a high standard.

Two further bedrooms rest on the second floor, elevated by exposed beams and Velux windows that welcome the outside in.

A walk-in shower room is a pleasant addition to the layout and the family bathroom boasts a stand alone bath with pure white fittings.

Allendale is well-situated for accessing Carlisle, Hexham, Newcastle and Durham to the east, not forgetting Hadrian's Wall to the north.

There are lots of walks, cycling opportunities and unspoilt villages in the neighbouring North Pennines; an abundance of coast to coast attractions.

A delightful little cottage for a memorable holiday all-year-round.

Floorplans

Floor plan

Ground Floor Bedroom First Floor Bedroom Kitchen/Dining Room Bedroom Living Room Second Floor

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About the location

ALLENDALE

Hexham 11 miles; Allenheads 8 miles; Newcastle 34 miles.

The town of Allendale was once the centre of a busy lead mining area, and many relics of the mining era remain around the area. Allendale is ideally placed for access to Carlisle and Lake District to the west, Hexham, Newcastle and Durham to the east and the Hadrian's Wall just to the north, as well as the Scottish Borders. There are lots of walks, cycling opportunities and unspoilt villages in the surrounding North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is an ideal location for exploring the surrounding countryside or travelling further north to the glorious Heritage Coastline. Allendale is home to the New Year tradition of Tar Bar'ls well worthing seeing or visit in the autumn to visit the Allen Valleys Folk Festival. Furthermore Allendale is a popular stay for cyclists carrying out the Coast to Coast.

Region Information

Please note: bookings must all fall within a Saturday to Saturday.
Please note: Check in is 4 pm

This property offers the following short breaks:

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