Englewood Cottage is a stone-built terraced cottage dating back to 1854 just outside the village of Allenheads near to Allendale in the heart of the North Pennines. With one double bedroom, one twin and a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep four people. The rest of the accommodation is made up of a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with an inglenook fireplace and a multi-fuel stove. To the outside of the cottage is a riverside garden with outdoor furniture. Surrounded by spectacular moorland, Englewood Cottage is a fabulous cottage for guests who want to get away from it all.
Two bedrooms: 1 x four-poster double, 1 x twin. Modern three piece bathroom. Well-equipped beamed kitchen/diner with pine fitted cupboards, original stone-flagged floor and an original decorative cooking range. Very comfortable beamed sitting room with inglenook fireplace and multi-fuel stove.
Electric storage heaters with multi-fuel stove. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD, iPod dock. Electricity and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Please bring own bed linen. Pleasant riverside garden with garden furniture. Parking on quiet road. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Supermarket 7 miles, pub and cafe 1 mile. Englewood Cottage has its own Facebook page.
Situated in the heart of the North Pennines, in beautiful Allendale, the village of Allenheads is reputed to be the highest village in England and stands over one thousand, four hundred feet above sea level. Once an important lead-mining area the village now hosts an interesting display of former life in the settlement in the Allenheads Heritage Centre. Surrounded by beautiful heather-clad moorland, the area is well known amongst walkers, nature lovers and bird watchers. In addition to the town's own heritage centre, the Beamish Open Air Museum is nearby â€“ showing a recreation of a mining community. Other attractions within easy driving distance include the fascinating city of Durham, Hadrian's Wall and the attractive market towns of Allendale, Alston and Hexham. With so much to see and do, one visit isn't likely to be enough!
Northumberland is a heady combination of fishing villages, market towns, sandy beaches, magnificent castles and historic Hadrian's Wall, tied together by beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife.