Allen View Cottage

Allenheads, Allendale, Northumberland (Ref. 915265)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

The property

Allenheads 1.5 miles.

A delightful, stone-built, end-terrace cottage in the small hamlet of Sparty Lea, just a short distance away from the village of Allenheads.

This Allenheads cottage has stunning views over the surrounding countryside and is cosy and well-furnished, an ideal base for a small family or a couple wishing to explore the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and one of the most peaceful and unspoilt places in England.

This cottage near Allenheads is set over three floors, with two first floor bedrooms, a delightful sitting area with an original, stone inglenook fireplace, a toasty stove, and a basement kitchen and bathroom, with a separate WC on the first floor.

The pretty rear garden is accessed via the kitchen and is ideal for relaxing with a refreshing drink whilst soaking up fabulous views of the valley.

The area surrounding this cottage near Allenheads is in the perfect location for walking, bird watching, cycling, touring, or just relaxing and enjoying the surrounding views.

Well-positioned for trips to the Northern Lakes, historical Hexham, Hadrian's Wall and Durham City, with its magnificent cathedral, this Allenheads cottage is the perfect setting for a family holiday.

Take a trip further afield and visit Newcastle and the MetroCentre, Bowes Museum, Beamish Open Air Museum, and the magnificent Heritage Coast.

A wonderful Northumberland cottage with plenty of character, perfect for discovering the numerous delights of the area.


Over three floors. Two bedrooms, 1 x king-size double, 1 x double. Basement bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin. First floor basin and WC. Basement kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and multi-fuel stove.


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking outside cottage
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 7 miles, pub and cafe 1.5 miles
  • Note: Access path between back door and garden used by neighbouring cottages

About the location


Allendale Town 7 miles; Hexham 18 miles.

The village of Allenheads is situated in the heart of the North Pennines in beautiful Allendale. Allenheads is reputed to be one of the highest villages in England and stands over 1,400ft above sea level. The dale was once an important lead-mining area and there is an interesting display of former life in the village in the Allenheads Heritage Centre and blacksmiths shop. The village is surrounded by wonderful heather-clad moorland making the whole area an ideal place for walkers and lovers of country life. The award-winning Killhope Lead Mining Centre, the fascinating city of Durham, Beamish Open Air Museum, Hadrian’s Wall and the attractive market towns of Allendale Town, Alston and Hexham are all within easy driving distance.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas
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