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Bilberry Nook Cottage

Westgate, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 915378)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • “Great weekend ...”
    Great weekend
    Great weekend Gorgeous cottage with a great view loved the garden Pub 1 minute away but no dogs allowed! Disappointing but didn't spoil anything Shower in bathroom not the best but overall a great stay
    - Mrs Thorpe, March 2017

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful, semi-detached, stone-built cottage, set behind the owners’ home next to the River Wear in the Weardale village of Westgate, in County Durham.

This attractive Westgate cottage is the perfect setting for a family holiday, with plenty to see and do in the area.

This wonderful holiday home in Westgate has been tastefully decorated by the owners with great attention to style and detail.

It comprises a spacious sitting room with a dining area, warming woodburning stove and bi-folding doors to the patio area.

Completing the accommodation at this Westgate cottage, is a bright and airy kitchen, two pretty first floor bedrooms, and a bathroom.

After a day exploring the beautiful neighbouring countryside, this cosy, welcoming Westgate cottage will be waiting for you to return.

Take a seat on the rear patio, pour a long cold drink, and soak up the unique sounds of the River Wear as is gurgles past on its journey to the coast, or, on chillier days, stoke the woodburning stove and curl up on the sofa for a cosy night in.

The area surrounding this charming cottage in Westgate is perfect for walking, birdwatching, cycling and touring.

This splendid Westgate holiday home is well-positioned for trips to the Northern Lakes, historical Hexham, Hadrian's Wall and Durham city, with its magnificent cathedral.

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

A wonderful County Durham cottage, with plenty of character, perfect for discovering the numerous delights of this splendid area.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Oil and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for stove available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 small cars
  • Roadside parking for larger cars 50 yards from property
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front lawned garden
  • Side patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: River outside cottage is unfenced, children to be supervised
  • Note: Open tread stairs to first floor
  • Note: Access to the river is by steep stone steps, may not be suitable for the less mobile

About the location

WESTGATE

Alston 14.3 miles; Lanchester 21 miles; Barnard Castle 23 miles.

Westgate is a small village in Weardale, popular for walking and cycling. Westgate once marked the boundary of Stanhope Park, the scene of many grand, historical, hunting expeditions. Nearby is Slit Wood, a site of Special Scientific Interest, with interesting footpaths and delightful waterfalls. Westgate is set in rural countryside and is home to a pub, whilst further amenities can be found in the village of Stanhope, five miles away. Stanhope is described as the "Capital of Weardale" as it occupies a sheltered position on the north side of the Wear at the confluence of the river and the Stanhope burn. Stanhope is home to the Durham Dales Centre, offering tourist information, a coffee shop and local arts and crafts. In addition it offers a selection of pubs, specialist food stores, an art gallery, outdoor swimming pool and pleasant riverside walks. Durham is just 28 miles away and Hadrian's Wall is within easy touring distance. Close by are Hamsterley Forest, Killhope Lead Mining Museum and Barnard Castle - a short picturesque drive away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas