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Hepple Hill Cottage

(Ref. 1132410)

Edmundbyers near Blanchland, Northumberland Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful house, very comfortable, well equipped and fantastic setting."

    Reviewed by Agnes5.0Jun 2024

  • "We spent a week there in May."

    Lovely cottage, in great location. Well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds. Very quiet. We enjoyed the walking, visiting Hadrian's Wall, Hexham and City of Durham and eating in local, recommended pubs and restaurants. The owner was extremely helpful finding out for us a great place to park in Sunderland for a concert at the Stadium of Light. It was much appreciated and made a big difference to our visit.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0May 2024

  • "The cottage lacked nothing that we needed."

    I stayed with my 2 sons and son in law and we all enjoyed the slight quirkiness of the layout of the interior. We couldn't have wished for better.

    Reviewed by Ken5.0May 2024

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Hepple Hill Cottage."

    The property is beautifully situated with stunning views from every window. The cottage is tastefully furnished with very high quality bedding.The kitchen is extremely well appointed , and the addition of an ALEXA and NETFLIX capability on the TV was an added bonus. The sitting room is so comfortable with a very efficient wood burner. Highly recommended and thank you Liz forthe goodies when we arrived!!

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2024

  • "Hepple Cottage is a fabulous home from home with everything you could think of for a relaxing getaway."

    The views from the huge kitchen/dining room window are stunning and the upside down layout really emphasises the glorious countryside location. Would highly recommend and would love to go back!

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautiful house with all the comforts we needed, great location to visit some wonderful places such as Alnwick Gardens."

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0Apr 2024

  • "It's a lovely location with a view directly over moorland in one direction and towards the reservoir in the other direction."

    There's two pubs nearby. We cycled to the hotel at Blanchland on one of the days. Overall we had a very pleasant stay. Great to be supplied with logs and coal for the whole week. The house was warm and in generally good condition. One minor disappointment was that the bath isn't full size.

    Reviewed by Thomas4.1Mar 2024

  • "In an ide3al location for exploring this area of County Durham, Hepple Hill cottage is a beautiful, very well appointed cottage with fantastic views from every window."

    It suits short breaks or longer bigger family stays and we will definitely be coming back for a longer stay next time ourselves

    Reviewed by John5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and very helpful owner would highly recommend."

    Reviewed by Sean5.0Sep 2023

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Summary

  • Three ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed front lawned garden, enclosed rear patio
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Living areas are located on the first floor of the property, please consider this when booking

The property

Blanchland 4.4 miles.

Hepple Hill Cottage is a delightful holiday home sitting in a stunning location on the outskirts of Edmundbyers, a charming village near Blanchland, County Durham.

Boasting off-road parking for three cars, first-floor living areas, and a superb position within the magnificent North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this unique property suits a range of guests – a family or a group of six seeking a refreshing escape to the northern countryside – or a couple looking for a cosy, romantic hideaway.

Park up outside your new home-from-home, taking a moment to breathe in your tranquil new surroundings.

Hear the birds sing and watch the sheep graze before you head indoors to discover a range of tastefully presented living spaces, comprised of a fully-equipped kitchen/diner where you and your loved ones can prepare and savour delicious home-cooked meals, and a sitting space kept warm by an elegant woodburning stove.

This property also offers a home office space for those needing to work on holiday.

For alfresco dining, a rear patio garden with picnic bench offers brilliant views of the surrounding moors and serves as an idyllic spot for summer dinners.

An enclosed front garden is an ideal spot for morning coffee and offers picturesque views of farmland reaching all the way to the horizon.

When the sun sets, be sure to refresh with a revitalising shower or bath, before you finally settle down to catch your precious sleep in one of the three characterful bedrooms, including a double with accompanying en-suite.

If you can tear yourself from your peaceful new dwelling, head out to explore what your local area has in store.

A brief walk into the village of Edmundbyers will bring you to The Derwent Arms, where you can begin the day with a hearty pub brunch, as well as The Baa, which is also a youth hostel that has a bar area and is extremely popular with locals and farmers alike.

Continuing on foot, head to the Pow Hill Country Park to delight with a walk in nature, taking in views of the glistening Derwent Reservoir before you sit down to enjoy mid-afternoon picnic at the Pow Hill Picnic Site.

Further afield, a short drive will take you to neighbouring Blanchland, set on the river Derwent, where you can stock up on essentials at the post office or even treat your loved ones to a meal at White Monk Refectory & Tearoom or the historic Lord Crewe Arms if you fancy a break from cooking one evening.For a full day out Hepple Hill Cottage is perfectly placed to discover the numerous wonders and attractions of the North Pennines AONB and the Northumberland’s Tyne Valley whether that is a trip to the Killhope Lead Mining Museum in Durham’s best kept secret – Weardale –or snapping photos of the awe-inspiring High Force waterfall in Upper Teesdale.

The ancient market towns of Corbridge and Hexham are a short drive away and the wonders of Hadrian’s Wall are in easy reach.

Whatever you do during your next stay in County Durham, do it from Hepple Hill Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

BLANCHLAND

Edmundbyers 4.5 miles; Durham 24.7 miles

Engulfed by magnificent fells, Blanchland straddles the Northumberland and Durham border in the North Pennines AONB. Built with stones from the remains of the 12th century Blanchland Abbey, the village boasts a picturesque scene worthy of the setting choice for Catherine Cookson's novels. Take the time to pay one of the oldest hostelries in the country a visit; the Lord Crewe Arms dates back to the 12th century and offers a wide selection of delicious food and drink. Bordered by bountiful countryside the village offers a plethora of walking opportunities. Nearby the village of Edmundbyers comprises a cluster of pretty cottages scattered around the village green, a Wesleyan Chapel, pub, restaurant and deli. Nestled in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this wonderful area boasts snaking stone walls, sweeping moorland and cascading waterfalls, a welcoming haven for plants and animals. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and consider a stay in this beautiful region of England.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas