English country cottage in Westgate, Near Stanhope - sleeps 4

Hare Cottage, Westgate, Near Stanhope, County Durham, DL13 1NX.
Property Reference: UK35155

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 4

Bathrooms - 2

Pets welcome - 1

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Hare Cottage 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Set within stunning countryside with unrivalled views, a perfect cottage for a special occasion or holiday for couples, families or friends. Explore, unwind and relax in the bubbling hot tub.

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
Step to entrance porch.
Porch Area: Storage for coats and shoes.
Living/dining room: With wood burner and Smart TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Other room.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and doors leading to garden.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2: With twin beds, Freeview TV, vaulted ceiling, velux windows and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included, remainder available locally. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out-area and garden furniture. Hot tub for 5 (private). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring.

Extra Amenities

Fully refurbished in 2021, Hare Cottage sits in an elevated position overlooking open fields and countryside. Set within its own private grounds with an extensive lawned garden and front terrace, you can sit undisturbed and enjoy the sounds of the countryside and watch the wildlife.
Tucked away at the rear of the cottage is a sunny patio with table and chairs, lounger and a fabulous five-person hot tub. Furnished for your comfort, the spacious living room is warm and welcoming with extra large sofa and chairs to relax while watching your favourite movies or box sets on the smart TV - and curl up in front of the beautiful wood burning stove in the cooler months. The kitchen is well-equipped with all your modern appliances and has everything you will need to rustle up breakfast or supper. For your convenience, there is a ground floor, kingsize bedroom which steps out onto the rear patio.

A stylish ground floor bathroom too, with a modern p-shaped bath and a rainfall shower over. The oak staircase leads up to the en-suite first floor bedroom with twin beds, vaulted ceiling and velux windows taking in the surrounding views.
Should you wish to explore further afield, there are an abundance of walking and cycling routes; the surrounding rural area is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and tourists alike with stunning scenery from moorland to fellside. Within a short walk, you are down at the riverside in the village of Westgate, a popular village in the Weardale Valley, a few miles west of Stanhope. The village, which includes a traditional pub with restaurant, church and an active village hall, is surrounded by the moorland of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and riverside walks.
Nearby is the pretty market town of Stanhope, located on the popular C2C Cycle Route.

Other tourist attractions include the 18th-century Stanhope Castle in the centre of the town, a heated open-air swimming pool, the famous fossil tree which is approximately 320 million years old and the Durham Dales Centre, which hosts craft shops and an award-winning tearoom. The popular, annual Stanhope Agricultural Show on the second weekend in September was first held in 1834. Derwent Reservoir is within a 30 minute drive and perfect for those interested in sailing and fishing, whilst providing a lovely location to walk. Weardale Adventure Centre, 2 miles, offer a host of outdoor activities including canoeing, rock climbing, high ropes, archery and lots more. There is also Weardale ski club, 2 miles. A great day our for the family is the Killhope Lead mining Museum, 5 miles.

Self-catering features

  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Hot Tubs
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Washing Machine
  • Pet Friendly
  • Newly Listed Property
  • North Pennines
  • Welcome Cottages
  • Accessible Cottages
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Hot Tubs - Private
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Last Minute Breaks

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