The Derwent sits in a cluster of four barn conversions on a working farm. The cottages have been sympathetically transformed to retain many authentic features such as exposed beams, and boast high quality furnishings with solid oak flooring.
Winnowshill is located close to Derwent Reservoir, set within the beautiful Pennine valley near to the Durham and Northumberland border. The reservoir is 3.5 miles in length with a thousand acres of clean and open water, which is devoted to wind surfing and sailing with five generous slipways for easy launch. Golfing enthusiasts will delight in the ample choice of several prestigious courses close by, one being the superior De Vere Slaley Hall. Ramblers and cyclists will enjoy exploring the heather moorlands with rugged uplands which include some of the highest, wildest and most beautiful scenery in the country. Hamsterley Forest provides miles of lovely forest walks leading to High Force; England’s largest waterfall. The historic market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey offers an abundance of amenities only 15 miles and the pretty village of Corbridge renowned for its specialist shops and quaint tea rooms is 12 miles. Bowes Museum, Raby Castle, Beamish Museum, Vindolanda, the Roman Site at Corstopitum and Housesteads Roman Fort Museum are all interesting historic attractions within easy driving distance. The vibrant city of Newcastle, well-known for its global, cultural pursuits and the extensive shopping facilities at the world renowned Gateshead Metro Centre, along with the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, the Baltic Centre and the Sage Gateshead music venue are only 20 miles east, ensuring The Derwent provides a peaceful retreat in an excellent central location for discovering the best of Northumberland, County Durham and Cumbria.The Derwent can be booked individually or together with The Cote, The Mill and The Himmel to accommodate up to 18 guests.
Ground Floor: The accommodation has oil central heating and comprises:
Open plan lounge / dining / kitchen.
Lounge area: with TV and DVD.
Kitchen area: with electric cooker, microwave and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: with double bed an en-suite with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
First Floor: Bedroom 2: with two single beds and exposed beams (some height (5’ 10”) restriction).
Bedroom 3: with two single beds and exposed beams (some height (5’ 10”) restriction).
Shower room: with shower enclosure, WC and wash basin.
All fuel and power included. Bed linen provided. Towels are available to hire on arrival if required. Travel cot and highchair available. Shared utility area with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Shared gravel courtyard with table and chairs. Large enclosed lawn picnic/play area with some outdoor games provided. Off road parking for 2 cars.