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Woodlands View Stanhope Castle

Stanhope, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 1007147)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “This is a very comfortable property with everything that we needed and is an ideal base to explore the north Pennines which are beautiful.”

    There is a co-op, bakery, butchers and veg shops in the Main Street along with a few pubs all just a very short walk away.

    There is a co-op, bakery, butchers and veg shops in the Main Street along with a few pubs all just a very short walk away.

    - Mrs Hopkins, June 2021

About the property

Encompassed by the lands of the North Pennines and just a short distance from the centre of County Durham, Woodlands View Stanhope Castle is an elegant and exquisite property, set within the dramatic Stanhope Castle in Stanhope itself.

The entrance hallway of the property will give you a glimpse of the wonder to expect inside, with throne-themed chairs and shields hanging from the wall, you can be sure that this dwelling oozes quirk and character.

All on the ground floor, this property is perfect for a group of any type to enjoy a getaway to the countryside, with two bedrooms boasting their own en-suites, each room is as spectacular as the next, all with their own theme, too!

The master bedroom consists of a super-king size, presenting hues of royal purples, flowers hanging above the bed and an extravagant desk for use as a dressing table, this room is especially breath-taking, and the wonder only carries on through to the en-suite bathroom with its copper roll top bath and marble floor, it’s definitely a destination for royalty.

The second presents a regal theme with hints of gold running throughout.

The property even presents wonder in its cloakroom with the original toilet from the castle designed by Thomas Cropper, adding that extra special touch to the property.

In the evenings, slip on the provided robes and head to the plush sitting room, fit with an electric fire and all of its original features, this grand and medieval themed room is perfect for unwinding with your loved ones whilst indulging in the tasty welcome pack kindly provided by the owner, not forgetting to pour the bubbly!

The galley kitchen is a modest spot home to all the contemporary appliances you could need to create a feast fit for royalty to be enjoyed in the dining room within the cosy alcove.

Begin your day in the shared courtyard while your furry friend roams around freely as you appreciate the tranquillity of the area whilst sipping on your morning coffee.

Set in the heart of the popular town of Stanhope, the property is close to a wide variety of shops and pubs, an art gallery, and even a heated outdoor swimming pool!

Offering great access to the Durham Dales, North York Moors, the North Pennines, and the Lake District, you’ll never be short of a walking route, as well as the local area being on the C2C cycle route, perfect for the keen adventurer.

In reach of Northumberland, the centre of Durham, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Woodlands View Stanhope Castle is in a prime location for exploring the many wonders of Stanhope and beyond.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 913156, 913412, 913413, 982570, and 1011973, together sleeping a total of 27 people.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Spa room with Spa bath and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Electric fire
  • Double oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • off-road parking
  • Shared courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 mile
  • One small, well-behaved dog welcome
  • Please note no stag/hen and similar parties
  • Note: A good housekeeping bond of £100 is payable to the owner on arrival

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About the location


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

Please note no stag/hen and similar parties.
Note: A good housekeeping bond of £100 is payable to the owner on arrival
Please note: From January 2021 the property will be a sleeps four, two bedroom property with a spa room and spa bath for four people.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas