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Wear View Cottage
County Durham

Wear View Cottage, Hamsterley, County Durham

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £223.00

This stone-built, detached cottage is situated close to Hamsterley village and Forest and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

Wear View Cottage is a detached, stone-built cottage is a converted cow byre, situated close to Hamsterley Forest, two miles from the village of Hamsterley in County Durham. This single-storey cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, consisting of one double and one twin, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with woodburning stove. Outside there is a shared, front courtyard with furniture and off road parking for two cars. Wear View Cottage is an ideal base for walks, cycle rides and visiting Barnard Castle and Durham. Note: There are sheep and horses in the surrounding fields. The neighbour has two dogs and the owner has a dog. Note: The long access road to this property can become very potholed. As long as the road is taken very slowly it can be used by everyday vehicles. Note: Shooting takes place near the cottage (around 1 mile away) all-year-round. Please speak to the owner directly for more information.


Property was well situated with lots to do, but very isolated and quiet. Good standard. Nicely converted, in keeping and had comfy beds.
Ms Childs

The cottage is the perfect place for a relaxing country holiday. The courtyard and outdoor seating area is a lovely place to relax and eat al fresco, and great for the children to play in view. Warm and cosy inside, with everything you could need for a perfect stay.
Mrs James

Very clean, comfortable cottage. It has everything, even more than you can expect.
Mr Kalczak

The cottage was absolutely lovely. The location was good if you wanted to get away from everything without being too far from the basics. The owner was extremely helpful and friendly. Perfect for our family.
Mrs Holdsworth

Very well situated for visiting lots of interesting places, even though our visit was in November there was still such a lot open that was interesting. There was a lovely cosy log burner to come back to at night time and it was very peaceful, had a fabulous time.
Mrs Taylor-walker



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Double Beds

Twin Beds


Oil central heating with woodburning stove
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and fuel for stove included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Off road parking for 2 cars
Lockable bike storage and cleaning area
Shared front courtyard with furniture
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
River Wear 5 mins walk
Note: There are sheep and horses in the surrounding fields
Note: The long access road to this property can become very potholed, as long as the road is taken very slowly it can be used by everyday vehicles

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Escomb Saxon Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Binchester Roman Fort - 4.7 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Auckland Castle - 5.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Raby Castle - 6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Brancepeth Castle - 6.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Bowes Museum - 10.7 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Barnard Castle - 10.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

St Mary's Church, Barnard Castle - 10.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Durham Cathedral - 10.9 miles (Cathedral) Heritage Rating

Durham Castle - 10.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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