Set in the bustling market town of Stanhope, surrounded by the beautiful countryside fields and hills of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is this delightful romantic cottage.
A wonderfully-appointed kitchen area greets you as you walk through the door, housing all the appliances you could need for a weekend in the countryside.
Down the hall is a large family bathroom, boasting a freestanding bath and walk-in shower, so you can decide how best to prepare for your day.
Take a relaxing soak in the tub after a long day sightseeing, and wash away those tired muscles, before retiring to the quaint double bedroom.
From the bedroom is a small archway which leads through to a quirky sitting room, featuring all original stone walls, with two armchairs for you to relax in and a large TV for entertainment.
Use the enclosed garden as your place to enjoy a refreshing beverage of an evening, while watching the sunset, with off-road parking for one car nearby.
With an outdoor hot tub to add a spot of luxury to your holiday experience.
While you're visiting the area, venture into the North Pennines region, for so many attractions.
A few miles away is the Hamsterley Forest, a nature site with a range of trails for walking and cycling, with mountain biking, and plenty wildlife to spot.
3 The Castle is the ideal place to enjoy a romantic holiday with your partner.
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.