Mill Stone Cottage

Wolsingham, near Stanhope, County Durham

Property Reference: UKC345
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets2
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating
Exterior | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Exterior | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Delightful beamed living room | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Intimate dining area | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Lovely kitchen with dining area | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Welcoming double bedroom | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Pretty bedroom with twin single beds | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Slipper bath with telephone style shower attachment | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Cloakroom | Mill Stone Cottage, Wolsingham, near Stanhope
  • Durham Castle | County Durham, England
  • Durham Cathedral | County Durham, England
  • River Wear | County Durham, England
  • Barnard Castle | County Durham, England

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

Property Features

  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no chargePets – no charge
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Parking - On SiteParking - On Site
  • Station within 1 mileStation within 1 mile

Property Description

Ground Floor:
Living room:
With multi-fuel burner, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player, beams and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining area: With gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, beams and tiled floor.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment, toilet and heated towel rail.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder available locally. Welcome pack. Patio with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

Mill Stone Cottage is well presented and furnished to a good standard throughout and is ideal for families, couples and friends who enjoy holidaying together. Full of character, charm and original features, guests will find a cosy living room with a multi-fuel burner, beams and comfortable sofas. On the first floor guests will find a comfortable en-suite, double bedroom that is very well presented and with super views extending out towards the dales. There is also a twin bedroom and a super family bathroom with a feature bath, heated towel rail and plenty of original features that fit well alongside the practical touches. Outside, guests will have use of a patio area with an outdoor table and chairs to relax on those sunny days.
Perfectly situated in the village of Wolsingham, Mill Stone Cottage is the ideal place for guests who want to really explore this beautiful part of the country. Often referred to as the ’Gateway to the Dales’, the conservation village of Wolsingham is situated in picturesque Weardale, in the North Pennines, and is part of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Offering three welcoming, local pubs serving food, as well as a good choice of cafés and local shops selling a range of goods, Wolsingham is a popular destination for guests of all ages. The cottage is situated right at the heart of the village where all the amenities are within easy walking distance of the front door. Perfect for walkers, cyclists and ramblers wanting to explore the Durham Dales and North Pennines, guests will find plenty of established local footpaths, cycle routes and bridleways which lead directly from Wolsingham and into some of the most spectacular countryside that the area has to offer.
The popular town of Stanhope is only 6 miles away, and guests really must take a visit to the Durham Dales Centre where there is plenty of specialist information regarding walks, cycle routes and local area history. As a great base for guests wanting to really explore the local area, Mill Stone Cottage really is the ideal spot. Wolsingham lies only 16 miles away from the cathedral city of Durham, where guests will find plenty of historic attractions including the cathedral and castle, as well as a variety of boutique shops, cafés, bistros and tea shops. Ideal for those wanting to enjoy a romantic break as there are plenty of riverside walks, street festivals and artists, theatre, cinema and leisure centre in the heart of the city. Great too for visiting friends and family at any of Durham University campuses. The lead mining museum in Killhope, 20 miles away, is another popular attraction and shows the history of how lead was mined by generations of miners who lived in the Weardale area. Newcastle upon Tyne, the Metrocentre, Barnard Castle, Derwent Reservoir and Alston, which is the highest market town in England, can all be reached within an hour’s drive. A little further afield but still within an hour and a half driving distance, guests will be able to take a day trip to the Lake District, Northumbria, Hadrian’s Wall, Middleton-in-Teesdale and the spectacular, High Force Waterfall, which is the highest in England. Shop 250 yards, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

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