Built in the 1860's, this stone terraced cottage is well thought out, cosy and characterful home for 4 people. It is amazingly well equipped to a high standard and has received the four star grade from the English Tourist Board as well as 'Cyclists Welcome' and 'Walkers Welcome' standards. This ensures that you will have everything you need for a relaxing and interesting time.
The charm of the cottage is the mix of character and modernity. Downstairs, there is a spacious living/dining room with exposed fireplace and wood burning stove and comfy sofa for relaxing. The modern kitchen is amazingly equipped and is complete with breakfast area. A utility/pantry room has washing machine and tumble drier. The wet room with underfloor heating and power shower is a real treat especially after a days walking or cycling.
Upstairs, are two bedrooms, one with king sized bed, the other with twin beds and a newly refurbished bathroom with over the bath shower.
Activities: Cyclists - quiet country lanes and excellent off road cycling make this heaven for pedallers of all ages. We're close to the C2C route.
Fishing - game fishing can be enjoyed at Langley pond 4 miles away
Golf - just 3 miles away is the nine hole Allendale course. The International course at Slaley is half an hour away by car.
Gardens - The Station Garden serves tea and runs craft and art courses. Hartside Nursery is well known for its alpine plants. Further afield,are the famous Alnwick garden, Cragside and the walled garden of Gertrude Jekyll at Holy Island
Historic Sites are in abundance - Hadrians Wall, a World Heritage site, Hexham Abbey, Killhope wheel in Weardale and many industrial archaeological sites.
Walkers - from the door you can enjoy delightful walks along the river Allen - 200 acres of hill and river wooded scenery. There are well marked paths to the top of the Pennines.
Courses: Sometimes, it's really nice to have the opportunity to learn something new on holiday. We're lucky to have just across the river. 5 minutes away, Allen Mill regeneration which now houses Allendale micro brewery, STARS printmakers, and a bakery with cafe. Fifteen minutes away, at the Garden Station, there are art, craft and cooking courses. MAKE is also closeby for textile courses.
If you are interested contact us so we can let you know when courses are during the year.