Double-fronted exterior of a limestone block-built cottage with sash windows.

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Rockwell House, Wearhead
Sleeps 8

Rockwell House, Wearhead

Large County Durham Holiday Home. Sleeps 9.

A large holiday cottage in the village of Wearhead, Rockwell House presents a superb stone cottage within the Northern Pennines. It is ideal for hill walking holidays, catering to families and friends, and comfortably accommodating up to nine guests.

The property features a bright and modern interior adorned with high-quality furnishings, complemented by some period features such as the stone fireplace. In the open-plan living space, guests can relax by the wood-burning stove, ensuring warmth during winter. The adjacent dining area offers ample space for family gatherings, perfect for enjoying a hearty breakfast.

The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped with various appliances, facilitating the preparation of delicious home-cooked meals for the entire family. Additionally, the ground floor encompasses a family bathroom/utility room with laundry facilities, an elegant bath, and a walk-in shower, ideal for unwinding after a day of exploration.

Ascending to the first floor, guests will find four spacious

bedrooms, including two super king-size doubles and two twins, each featuring

its own ensuite shower room for added comfort and luxury.

Rockwell House offers accommodation comprising: 

  • Four bedrooms comprise two super king-size doubles with ensuite shower, basin, and WC, and two twins with ensuite shower, basin, and WC.
  • The ground floor features a bathroom/utility room with a bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC.
  • The property includes a kitchen/diner for meal preparation and dining.
  • Guests can relax in the living/dining room with a wood-burning stove.
  • An additional sitting room featuring a wood-burning stove is also available.
  • Oil central heating is provided, supplemented by two wood-burning stoves.
  • Modern amenities include an electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, freezer, washing machine, TVs, books, and WiFi.
  • The rent covers fuel, power expenses, bed linen, and towels.
  • Off-road parking for two average-sized cars or one large vehicle is available in the gravelled area.
  • Pets and smoking are prohibited on the premises.
  • The nearest shop and pub are located 2 miles away.

Nearby attractions include the Killhope Lead Mining Museum, which showcases local mining history and offers a play park and wildlife spotting opportunities. The majestic Hamsterley Forest beckons nature enthusiasts, providing wooded trails for scenic walks, cycling, mountain biking, and a kid's adventure play area.

Rockwell House is an excellent base for grand walks and sightseeing excursions. Plenty of rivers, lakes, and opportunities for fishing and sailing nearby. Guests can also take a scenic drive to the neighbouring region of Cumbria, where many attractions await exploration.

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Rockwell House, Wearhead