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Queen Elizabeth Suite

Stanhope near Durham, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 920803)

4.9

(21 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "The Queen Elizabeth suite was perfect for our family of seven."

    The place was spotless and the beds were very comfortable. We found everything we needed nearby.

    Reviewed by MerylMar 2022

  • "The house was lovely."

    Spacious bedrooms and just as we expected. It made a great base for to get out and about in the area. One point to note is that it might be challenging to prepare a meal for 8 adults in the kitchen with the equipment and that cooker. Ok though if you plan to eat out or get takeaways.

    Reviewed by LeighFeb 2022

  • "Fabulous property, amazingly clean and modern with a Perfect location."

    Nice welcome back and bottle of bubbly we had a fabulous time would recommend and definitely return. Only feedback could have done with more chairs in lounge.

    Reviewed by GillFeb 2022

  • "Lovely clean well equipped property in a lovely village."

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "Needs a teapot."

    Great walking area. Could have had more info about attractions in the area.

    Reviewed by FrederickSep 2021

  • "Lovely apartment good location."

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2021

  • "Slight problem picking up keys to accommodation ."

    You told us on various emails time of entry 3 pm in fact the owner had told you entry was 4 pm . Lucky enough the cleaners where there to let us in . Donald

    Reviewed by DonaldSep 2020

  • "This was a lovely apartment in a very picturesque area of the country."

    Reviewed by GillianSep 2020

  • "Great location central to many attractions ..."

    Great location central to many attractions Situated in a lovely village with many shops , pubs and take always and cafes within minutes walk of the acvomadation

    Reviewed by WendyAug 2020

  • "Great base for attractions near Durham"

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "The Queen Elizabeth apartment was absolutely stunning , immaculately clean , excellently facilitated,the welcome pack of wine and chocolates was a lovely touch too,its a credit to the owners."

    The area of Stanhope is a great breakaway, even tho we were only an hour away from home it's a lovely place to visit. There isnt one fault I could give and certainly would be staying again.My family and I had a great weekend.Thankyou

    Reviewed by ClaireJan 2020

  • "This was a beautiful apartment."

    Decor and furnishings were great bathrooms and kitchen were of high standard and well equipped and everything was spotlessly clean . If I had any criticism it would be that the fridge was a bit small for a party of eight. All in all superb accommodation.

    Reviewed by JeanetteOct 2019

  • "The apartment was centrally located with shops pubs and take aways within 5mins walk."

    The swimming pool looked ace (we didn’t go as it was so busy on a hot bank holiday weekend) and the park was lovely. The Ford next to the park was brill fun and kids loved it!! Apartment was beautifully decorated, immaculate and well equipped and it was lovely to receive a bottle of fizz and box of chocolates on arrival, thank you

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2019

  • "The apartment was so clean and well presented!"

    We could have used more hanging space- there is no dryer and also we had rain everyday. Apart from that, the flat was more than we could have expected- lovely. We were worried about the on-street parking only, but there was plenty of space. We especially enjoyed the (mostly) independent shops being close, cafes, bakers, butchers etc. as well as a Co-op for all the rest. At the same time, a 10 minute walk took us right out into beautiful countryside.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2019

  • "Beautiful accommodation in a great location."

    Reviewed by JanineApr 2019

  • "Very, very comfortable apartment."

    Our extended family also had the Queen Anne apartment and we were accommodated perfectly. I would recommend and hopefully return one day.

    Reviewed by GillDec 2018

  • "Really spacious, great location and had everything we needed Beautifully decorated to and to a high standard"

    Reviewed by LynseyAug 2018

  • "Potatoe pealed & oven proof dish needed."

    Oven & fridge not big enough for 8 people.

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2018

  • "Wonderful, high spec and well appointed property."

    Rachel, the Manger was really welcoming and attentive upon arrival. cannot fault anything at all, cleanliness was of the highest order. Stanhope is a little gem of a hub to go exploring the North pennines, highly recommend.

    Reviewed by NigelDec 2017

  • "The apartment was absolutely gorgeous, with a clean and modern design finished to a very high standard with lots of extras like flowers, wine and chocolates on the pillow."

    It covers 2 floors and accommodated 7 of us very easily.

    Reviewed by MichelleMar 2017

  • "Welcome was fantastic."

    The owners were lovely and very willing to go the extra mile to help and to sort out any difficulties or questions. With 4 children I was worried that it was going to be difficult to keep them occupied but far from it. The location was great! Loads to do whatever the weather - from the Roman fort and Bowes museum, Durham cathedral and steam rains for the culture, to standing under a waterfall after a fabulous and free walk in the Pennines. The heated open air pool in Stanhope was great. Lots more to do. At the end of a busy day the apartment was perfect for families. Easy to cook and wash - loads of cutlery and crockery so that you don't have to run the dishwasher between every meal as in many properties. Clean, hot showers and both showers can be used at the same time without loosing power. The fresh local eggs on arrival (as well as other goodies) were just the perfet bonus! Recommend to everyone.

    Reviewed by JacinthAug 2016

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Summary

  • Over second and third floors
  • Four bedrooms with TV: 2 x third floor king-size double, 1 x second floor king-size double, 1 x second floor twin
  • Third floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Second floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Second floor small balcony accessed via corridor.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and Netflix, DVD, PlayStation 3 with small selection of games, Xbox One in living room, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Small balcony with table and chairs
  • Shared, enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
  • Note: Children should be supervised when on the balcony
  • Note: The patio is shared between all three apartments, and there are three steps up to the patio area.

The property

A fabulous penthouse apartment close to all amenities in the County Durham town of Stanhope.

The interior has been lovingly styled to create a luxury apartment with four bedrooms and two bathrooms, over two floors.

The small balcony is the ideal spot for an intimate nightcap and the dormer windows on the upper floor give panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

There's also a lovely, shared rear patio area.

An excellent location for a Weardale break.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 920792 and 920793, together they sleep 20.

Queens Apartments

A stone-built, former public house dating back to the 1800s, The Queens Apartments have been converted into three stunning, self-catering apartments. These three tastefully-appointed apartments are ideally situated in the centre of the bustling village of Stanhope in Weardale. Exuding luxury throughout, each apartment has been individually styled to provide all the comforts you could possibly want from your Durham holiday. All have contemporary kitchens with granite worktops and high-gloss units, the beautifully-fitted bathrooms twinkle temptingly and the living areas all have sumptuous sofas to melt into after a delicious home-cooked meal. After a long day out walking or cycling, your lavishly furnished bedrooms await you with pillow soft beds, fresh linen and fluffy throws. The penthouse apartment has its own private balcony whilst all guests share a rear patio with furniture and a beautiful arched passageway. Wonderful walks can be enjoyed from these apartments, with the Weardale Way passing through the town, or why not take a wander along the high street to the stepping stones and cross the River Wear, from there a rather challenging incline will take you to the surrounding moorland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the second largest in England and Wales, boasting great scenery and wildlife? A short drive will take you to Barnard Castle, Durham, Corbridge, The Bowes Museum, High Force and Rokeby Hall, all easily reached for a day’s outing. With so much to see and do in the area, these apartments are the perfect place for friends and family to get together for a celebration or a countryside break.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

STANHOPE

Durham 22 miles.

The ancient market town of Stanhope lies in the beautiful Wear Valley in the heart of superb walking country. Described as the "Capital of Weardale", it occupies a sheltered position on the north side of the Wear at the confluence of the river and the Stanhope burn. The town is home to a delightful high street, offering a wonderful selection of pubs, specialist food stores, coffee shops, art galleries, a heated outdoor swimming pool and pleasant riverside walks, plus the town is on the C2C cycle route. Beautiful Blanchland, the "perfect village", lies just 10 miles away. The city of Durham is just 22 miles away and is a World Heritage Site boasting a magnificent cathedral and castle, plus 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. Further afield is the award winning Beamish Living Museum, along with the Metro Centre housing 300 shops and a 12-screen cinema, plus the Lake District National Park is 43 miles away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas