Standing in an elevated position with panoramic views over the Weardale Way these sandstone cottages are ideal for those seeking peace and tranquillity with the additional benefit of relaxing in five star luxury. They are located on the owners traditional working hill farm, parts of which date back over 200 years. The land around Low Cornriggs Farm is registered with English Nature as a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the wonderful wild flower meadows which peak from the end of May to the beginning of July and the abundance of unusual fauna and flora. There are frequent opportunities to observe rare birds like Yellow Wagtails, Curlews and Lapwings and a colourful display of wild flowers during the summer. With many of the National Cycle Network routes and numerous local footpaths passing throughout the region, this is a perfect base to rest after a vigorous day exploring the vast expanses of heather clad moorland. Long ago a thriving lead mining industry influenced the landscape and provided work and prosperity for much of the local community. Nowadays the mines have been replaced by museums, one of which is The North of England Lead Mining Museum at Killhope. The spectacular waterfall of High Force is a short drive, here the River Tees plunges straight down 70 feet, the highest single drop waterfall in England. Pub 1 mile. Shop/PO 4 miles. Durham 35 miles. Beamish and Hadrian's Wall a short drive. Near to Allenheads and the Coast to Coast Cycle route. Walking, cycling, fishing all available locally.
Accommodation all on one level
Lounge with electric log effect stove, TV with satellite channels, DVD. Wi-Fi and CD radio.
Kitchen with dining table, TV, electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1 - King-size bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and WC.
Bedroom 2 - Twin beds.
Bedroom 3 - Twin beds.
Shower room with large roll-in shower with wheelchair access and WC.
Electricity and oil central heating. Shaver point. Wi-Fi. Travel cot and highchair. Sheltered courtyard garden with furniture and charcoal barbecue. Storage for bikes. Off road parking for 4 cars. Duvets with linen and towels. 1dog welcome at an additional charge. Easy walking Access.
Can be booked with Alice's Cottage to sleep 11 both have panoramic views across the valley. Home baking and marmalade. Breakfast can be booked at the Farmhouse. Awarded Taste of Durham and A.A. Award for eggcup breakfast.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 6
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 1 pet allowed
- WiFi internet
- Bed linen provided
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Private parking available
- 58 miles from a beach
- 1 mile from a pub
- 4 miles from a shop
- No smoking
Ms Daniels - 27th April 2021
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The nearest bus stop is Cow shill Village near the Church, 1 mile
The nearest train station is Durham, 35 miles
The nearest food shop is Coop at St Johns Chapel, 4 miles
The nearest pub Cow shill, 1 mile
The nearest pub/food is West Gate, 6miles
The nearest petrol station Spar in Alston, 9 miles
Mobility equipment hire Shop mobility Bishop Auckland, 26 miles
Arrival and car parking
Parking opposite the cottages
For what size cars: Any
Good space to unload one parked: Yes
Number of spaces available: 4
The parking surface is: Grit
Distance to the property from the parking: 15 meters
Is the parking level: Yes
Parking is free
The width of the path to the property is 8 meters
There are no steps just a gentle slope and on block paving.
How many entrances to the property: 2, front & back. Door height 6'2"
All the door widths are 3 foot wide
Key hole height 33"
There are no steps to the entrance
The floor is carpet
Open plan living room
There is a good space between the furniture
It is all moveable
The floor is tiled
Open plan 2 doors to the outside front door 3ft wide to the outside 6'2" high
Table and chairs to seat six
The work top height 30"
The oven is set low the crockery is store low.
The fridge is a fridge freezer tall
Bedrooms and hall ways
There is only one floor ground level no steps
The floor is carpet in the bed rooms and tiles in the hall ways
The door ways are 3ft
Bed size 6ft
The furniture in the bed room movable
Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Door width 3ft
There is an accessible WC
The is an accessible shower
The is a ground floor WC
There is a ground floor bath /shower
The bath and showers have grab rail and handles fitted
The shower is access level with no step up
External areas are level and block paved
Permanent seating is provided
There is outside lighting
There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces
There are no foot paths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired
There are no barriers to the entry part of the garden
There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep area
Is there a land line for guests to use: NO
Mobile reception details: GOOD with most networks .
4G and broadband in the property
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms. with out having to move furniture (no WC or Baths ): YES
Electrical sockets generally set: LOW
WE do not provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests
TV is on the Satellite