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Low Cornriggs Farm - Nelly’s Cottage

Cowshill, near Alston, County Durham
Grade 5 Star rating


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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Pets 2
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Active guests will find this a perfect property, with plenty of public footpaths and cycle paths leading directly from the cottage.

Situated in the beautiful and picturesque Weardale Valley, Nelly’s Cottage (ref 31147) and Alice’s Cottage (ref 31148) offer outstanding views across some of the most scenic countryside that the county has to offer. Located high up on the hillside and surrounded by working farmland, these detached holiday properties, adjacent to the owner’s home, really are the perfect location for guests wanting to really explore the local area and beyond. Perfect for guests of all ages and abilities, both cottages have been sympathetically designed to accommodate wheelchair users and guests with limited walking ability, and they hold a Visit England Level 2 Disabled Property accreditation. Beautifully renovated and furnished to a very good standard, both cottages offer exceptional comfort and facilities. All on one level, guests will find a spacious and well-presented living room, with views across the surrounding hills and countryside. Each has a large, well-equipped kitchen, perfect for enjoying a well-cooked evening meal. Alice’s Cottage has three bedrooms, which include one single room, one twin room and one double room with an en-suite shower room, as well as a large family bathroom with a shower for the disabled. Nelly’s Cottage also has three bedrooms, one of the twin bedrooms has an en-suite shower room with facilities for wheelchair users. Low Cornriggs Farm has won two Green Tourism Awards from the North Pennines Tourism Partnership, which are awarded to an enterprise which makes a ’positive contribution to tourism and the environment in the North Pennines’. Perfect for guests who enjoy a walking or cycling holiday, there are plenty of public footpaths and cycle paths that lead directly from the cottages and through some of the most magnificent countryside and beyond, offering visitors views of hills, dales, waterfalls and much more. There are also plenty of attractions within a close radius, which include Killhope Wheel, the lead mining museum which is a a favourite of families of all ages, Weardale Museum and High House Chapel, Weardale Steam Railway and Locomotion, and the National Railway Museum at Shildon. For guests wanting to travel a little further afield but still remain within an easy hour’s drive, the opportunities are vast. The cathedral city of Durham, with its castle and university, is only 27 miles away, Cumbria and the Lake District can be visited within an hour’s drive, as can Northumberland, Hadrian’s Wall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Alnwick. For romantic breaks, walkers, cyclists, families, couples or groups, Low Cornriggs Farm really is perfect for everyone. Shop 1½ miles, pub 1 mile, restaurant 4 miles.

All on the ground floor.
Living room: With 32" Freesat TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tiled floor.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite with shower over bath, walk-in shower, grab rails, shower seat and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, grab rails and toilet.

Small enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture.

Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. Wheelchair access. No smoking.

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  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Bungalow
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
    Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Grab Rails
    Grab Rails
  • Bath/Shower Seat
    Bath/Shower Seat
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2018
    Overall the accommodation was very well maintained and suitable for disabled people.Would have liked a over the bath shower in the main bathroom. Nice rear outside rockery garden with seating area, with views of the moors at the front.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/06/2018
    Lovely spacious cottage, in a beautiful setting. Very relaxing and Jan was a wonderful hostess. Thank you.

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9.8 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews collected by Reevoo
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