The property briefly comprises entrance hallway, lounge, separate snug, kitchen diner, utilty room and downstairs bath and shower room, family bathroom, five good size bedrooms, master with en suite and twin room with a walk in nursery/dressing room. Externally to the rear is a small courtyard and off street parking for two cars.
Wearhead is situated at the top of Weardale between Cowshill and Ireshopeburn and is the ideal location for exploring the North Pennines and the many historic and industrial interests in and around Weardale. Being within a short journey of Burnhope Reservoir, Langdale Beck and Hill End as well as the Weardale museum being within only a couple of miles. The location is on the main bus route to St Johns Chapel where there a number of amenities as well as being approximately 10 miles from the historic market town of Alston where there a number of quaint shops and tea rooms.
This spacious holiday cottage is right opposite the River Wear in the small village of Wearhead . The property offers superb well equipped holiday accommodation. It is perfectly situated for spectacular walks in every direction in Weardale � `the �last wilderness`. High Force, England`s highest waterfall with a 21m drop, is well worth a visit, as well as visitor centres and nature reserves in the local area. Weardale Ski Club is nearby and offers weather alerts when snow is due. The Durham Dales are England`s best kept secret, with a multitude of historic sites, Barnard Castle, Raby Castle, Killhope Lead Mining Museum (small visitor attraction of the year 2008) only 2 miles away. Close to the C2C cycle route, and great mountain biking down hill courses through Hamsterly Forest with bike hire for all ages less than half an hour away. A great area for shooting grouse and pheasant, with fishing on the Wear for salmon and sea trout on the doorstep. Fishing is also available at Burnhope Reservoir (license required), as well as next to the river, 1 mile. Hadrian`s Wall running from Newcastle to Hexham is within � hour`s drive. Beamish Open Air Museum, the O2 arena and the annual Great North Run at Newcastle are within 0.75 hour`s drive. The location for the film Beowolf is close by. During the festive period, visit the Polar Express at Stanhope, just a 15-minute drive away. Ideal base for both Newcastle and Sunderland arenas. Horse riding can be found nearby. Golf 10 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Composite UPVC double glazed door leading into a small entrance hallway with a further natural wood door leading into the lounge and stairs rising to first floor landing, neutrally decorated with double oil central heating radiator and coving to the ceiling.
Lounge/Diner - 17'2" (5.23m) x 12'2" (3.71m) : 209 sqft (19.4033 sqm)
Bright spacious room to the front of the property having ample space for a dining table and chairs. Boasting a stone feature fireplace housing a multi fuel burning stove and a stone hearth. Neutrally decorated with coving to the ceilings, electric points for wall lighting, luxury plain wool carpets, UPVC double glazed sash window with window seat to the front elevation and an oil central heating radiator. Natural wood doors to under stairs cupboard and snug sitting room.
Snug - 16'4" (4.98m) x 11'10" (3.61m) : 194 sqft (17.9778 sqm)
A further private sitting room to the side of the lounge with the same neutral decor and carpet following in from the lounge also benefitting from a stone inglenook fireplace with stone hearth with an electric coal effect fire. UPVC double glazed sash window with window seat also to the front aspect and a double oil central heating radiator.
Kitchen/Breakfast - 18'6" (5.64m) x 13'2" (4.01m) : 243 sqft (22.6164 sqm)
Country style fitted kitchen with a wide array of eye level and base units finished in cream satin wood with contrasting wooden door furniture and marble effect work surfaces, integrated electric oven and hob with chimney extractor fan. Stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap and tiled splash backs. Neutrally decorated with recessed ceiling spot lights and plain carpet. Stable style UPVC double glazed door to the rear courtyard and internal door into utility/laundry room.
Utility/Laundry Room - 9'0" (2.74m) x 6'8" (2.03m) : 60 sqft (5.5622 sqm)
Good size useful area for tackling all of the laundry needs having matching work surface to the kitchen and ample space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier underneath. Neutrally decorated with coving to the ceiling and plain hard wearing carpet. Natural wood door leading into bath and shower room.
Bath and Shower Room
White suite comprising double ended bath in tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled W/C and separate double shower cubicle with mains shower. Neutral decoration to the walls with mid height tongue and groove finished in a pastel shade, coving to the ceiling and recessed spot lights, frosted UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect and oil central heating radiator
First Floor Landing
Stairs rising to the first floor to a split level landing with neutral decor, coving to the ceiling as well as a personalised sky light displaying `Rockwell House`. Plain wool carpets and an oil central heating radiator.
Master Bedroom - 17'3" (5.26m) x 10'8" (3.25m) : 184 sqft (17.095 sqm)
Good size double bedroom with built in `his and hers` wardrobes, neutrally decorated with coving to the ceiling and plain carpet. UPVC double glazed sash window to the front aspect a single and a double oil central heating radiator. Door to en suite shower room
White suite comprising tiled shower unit with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W/C. Neutrally decorated with mid height dado rail with tongue and groove panelling beneath finished in a pastel shade and vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 2 - 17'4" (5.28m) x 9'6" (2.9m) : 165 sqft (15.312 sqm)
Good size double or twin bedroom having `his and her` fitted wardrobes, neutral decor, coving to the ceiling and plain carpet. UPVC double glazed sash window to the front aspect and double oil central heating radiator. Entrance into nursery/dressing room
A useful addition to an already spacious second bedroom, this extra room would be perfect either for a nursery or as a dressing room. There is also access to the loft. Same neutral decor following in from bedroom 2 and a further UPVC double glazed sash window to the front aspect with oil central heating radiator
Stepping down from the main landing with natural wood doors leading to bedrooms three, four and five and the family bathroom. neutrally decorated with coving to the ceiling and wool carpet
Bedroom 3 - 13'6" (4.11m) x 9'0" (2.74m) : 121 sqft (11.2614 sqm)
Double bedroom overlooking the rear courtyard with neutral decor, coving to the ceiling, plain carpet, oil central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed sash window to the rear aspect.
Bedroom 4 - 9'9" (2.97m) x 9'2" (2.79m) : 89 sqft (8.2863 sqm)
Neutrally decorated with coving to the ceiling, plain carpet, oil central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed sash window to the rear aspect with views over the hills.
Bedroom 5 - 10'7" (3.23m) x 6'8" (2.03m) : 71 sqft (6.5569 sqm)
`L` shaped room currently has bunk beds. Neutral decor with coving to ceiling, plain carpet and oil central heating radiator. UPVC double glazed sash window overlooking the hills to the back of the house.
White suite comprising panelled bath in a tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and a closed coupled W/C. Mid height dado rail with tongue and groove panelling finished in a pastel shade, coving to the ceiling and recessed spot lights. Frosted UPVC double glazed sash window, oil central heating radiator and plain carpet.
To the rear of the property is a small court yard leading onto a gravelled parking area with a log store and the oil storage. This area which could be made into a garden if preferred as there is parking on the street.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.