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Rose Cottage

Rookhope near Stanhope, Northumberland (Ref. 928604)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Burden

    “Lovely cottage and well equipped, ...”

    Lovely cottage and well equipped, quirky but quaint. Good central location on c2c route. Great for visiting pennines, Keilder, lakes, Northumberland.

    Lovely cottage and well equipped, quirky but quaint. Good central location on c2c route. Great for visiting pennines, Keilder, lakes, Northumberland.


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This charming, detached cottage is located in a central position in the former mining village of Rookhope, 6 miles from Stanhope.

Retaining character and charm, Rose Cottage is an ideal base for a small family or a couple wishing to explore the delights of this glorious region.

The cottage is tastefully decorated and offers two comfortable bedrooms, a family bathroom, a comfortable sitting room with exposed stone walls and an inglenook housing a woodburner.

The kitchen is adjacent to the sitting room and provides all you need to create a family meal or a romantic supper.

Outside, there is a delightful cottage garden with a patio where you can sit and enjoy your morning cup of coffee, and bask in the delights of the surrounding fields and the resident horses that will pop along to say hello.

Just five minutes’ stroll is the village centre, with a shop, Post Office and an excellent pub serving great food and beverages.

The area surrounding your cottage is perfect for birdwatching, walking and cycling and is centrally located, giving easy access to both the Northern Lakes and the many delights of Northumberland.

This quaint, chocolate box cottage is ideal for a long awaited break in the countryside.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x double bed
  • Bedroom 2

    1 x super king-size bed


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


  • Electric night storage heaters with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking for 1 car and secure parking in car park opposite for 2 cars, key for gate will be provided
  • Front and side garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: This property is in an elevated position and is accessed via stone steps
  • Note: Property is suitable for children aged 5 and over only.

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

Note: Property is suitable for children aged 5 and over only.

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