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Riverside Cottage

Rookhope near Stanhope, Northumberland (Ref. 916782)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Ford

    “Superior cottage in a great location.”

    Nicola was a great host and all the neighbours were extremely friendly. Would certainly recommend this accommodation.

The property

This wonderful semi-detached cottage is situated on Rookhope Burn, a delightful babbling stream, in a stunning rural location, next to the Old Miners Hall, on the outskirts of the former mining village of Rookhope in the North Pennines.

Surrounded by spectacular countryside, this charming, single-storey holiday home is the perfect location for a relaxing break whilst discovering this lovely part of County Durham.

Inside, this superb cottage has been furnished in a modern style with a bright, cheerful feel, with a well-equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting room with a cosy dining area.

Completing the accommodation are two welcoming bedrooms and a bathroom.

Outside, the cottage has its own small private patio to the front, which provides relaxation after a bracing countryside walk or a day exploring the region.

Why not wander along to the popular village pub to sample some of their delightful fare or simply curl up in your cottage and soak up the surrounding countryside?

Jump in the car and take a trip to the Northern Lakes, historical Hexham, Hadrian's Wall and the city of Durham with its magnificent cathedral.

Alternatively, travel further afield and visit Newcastle and the Metro Centre, Bowes Museum, Beamish Open Air Museum, and the magnificent Heritage Coast.

This gorgeous cottage is in the perfect position for a luxury break at any time of the year.

Note: This property is next to Ref. 946743, together they sleep 14.


  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.


  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi, TV with Sky, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Hot Tub
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front patio not enclosed
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: A river runs beside this property, children to be supervised
  • Note: No Stag/Hen or similar

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About the location


Stanhope 6 miles; Hexham 18 miles; Durham 25 miles.

The small former mining village of Rookhope in the North Pennines offers stone cottages, a shop, Post Office and a pub, and a local landmark, Rookhope Arch at Lintzgarth is situated a few hundred yards away. The village is also on the C2C cycle route, and there are a number of walking routes in the area. Within easy reach is the market town of Stanhope, which is situated in the beautiful Wear Valley and offers the Durham Dales Centre, housing tourist information, a coffee shop, local arts and crafts. The town also has a selection of pubs, specialist food stores, art gallery, Stanhope Steam Railway which hosts the famous Polar Express, an outdoor swimming pool and pleasant riverside walks. Blanchard is home to the Derwent Reservoir, whilst Hexham, another market town is nearby where you will find antique shops, and within driving distance are the famous Hadrian’s Wall, Hamsterley Forest, Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Barnard Castle, and the wonderful cathedral city of Durham.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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