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Grove Cottage

Allendale near Hexham, Northumberland (Ref. 952248)


Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Linda

    “Excellent property, it’s a 10.”

    - Linda, April 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite walk-in shower, 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Games room with table tennis.
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric AGA cooker with oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub with restaurant 1 min walk.

The property

This is a semi-detached stone-built cottage in the centre of the picturesque village of Allendale in south west Northumberland. This luxurious cottage provides the ideal base for a family or couples looking to explore this delightful area. Retaining much of its original character, the cottage is comfortably furnished and has exposed beams in the sitting room with a wonderful open fire to sit by and relax. There is a well-equipped kitchen with a good-sized dining area, making it a great social space to enjoy some good home-cooked meals after a day out and about exploring the area. There is also a games room where the kids or even big kids can enjoy a game of table tennis. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, both decorated to a high standard, one with an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom also. To the outside is an enclosed patio garden with furniture; a good place for some alfresco dining or even relaxing with something chilled. A few minutes’ walk takes you to the facilities of the village of Allendale with a number of shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy. There is also a local hairdressers and beauty salon offering a range of relaxing treatments. The surrounding area is perfect for walking,there are woodland walks on the doorstep of the property, cycling and bird watching. Further afield, discover the history of this former lead-mining area at Allenheads Heritage Centre or visit the bustling town of Hexham with its 7th century abbey and colourful weekly market. The surrounding area is waiting to be explored with the High and Low Force Waterfalls, Killhope mines, Durham and Hadrian’s Wall all within easy reach. If you are feeling more adventurous then Slaley Hall outdoor activities centre is a mere 18miles away. They have a range of activities from quad biking to archery to clay pigeon shooting. Once finished why not relax in Slaley Hall’s spa and pool area. If heights are more your thing, then why not try Go Ape at Matfen Hall again a mere 23 miles away. Closer to Allendale there is the Sinderhope Pony Trekking Centre and for the more sporty visitors why not have a round of golf at Allendale Golf Club. A little further afield can take you to the Heritage Coastline or the Northern Lake District for a good day out. Grove Cottage is a delightful cottage to be enjoyed at any time of the year, with plenty of things to see and do in this great area of Northumberland.

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About the location


Hexham 11 miles; Allenheads 8 miles; Newcastle 34 miles.

The town of Allendale was once the centre of a busy lead mining area, and many relics of the mining era remain around the area. Allendale is ideally placed for access to Carlisle and Lake District to the west, Hexham, Newcastle and Durham to the east and the Hadrian's Wall just to the north, as well as the Scottish Borders. There are lots of walks, cycling opportunities and unspoilt villages in the surrounding North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is an ideal location for exploring the surrounding countryside or travelling further north to the glorious Heritage Coastline. Allendale is home to the New Year tradition of Tar Bar'ls well worthing seeing or visit in the autumn to visit the Allen Valleys Folk Festival. Furthermore Allendale is a popular stay for cyclists carrying out the Coast to Coast.