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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 in 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 on 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. There are 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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