The Gatehouse

Hexham and Nearby, Hadrian's Wall

You can book this property from:

  • £350 per week
  • £50 per night

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Golf

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

Accessibility

  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Description

Situated about 1 mile from the village of Heddon-on-the-Wall, The Gatehouse is a romantic Northumberland cottage for anyone wishing to walk parts of Hadrian’s Wall and visit the many Roman Forts and museums along its length. Easy access to the A69, which runs west to Carlisle and east to Newcastle upon Tyne means exploring the region could not be easier. Shop: 1 mile  Pub: 1 mile.

Accommodation all on ground floor:

Lounge spacious with electric fire, TV with Freeview, DVD player and patio doors out to enclosed garden.

Kitchen farmhouse style with tiled floor, gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

Bedroom with zip and link bed. (Set up as twin beds, can be king size double on request).

Bathroom: Corner bath with over-bath shower, washbasin and WC.

Garden: Sheltered enclosed garden.

Parking: Private off road parking

Heating: Oil central heating.

Also provided: Linen and towels. Welcome pack. Books, games and WiFi. Hair dryer.

Pets: Sorry no pets.

Notes: This is a non-smoking property. Mobile signal variable. Although the property is all on one level there is a step up to the front door.

Changeover: Friday

Just a 20 minute drive will take you to the quayside at Newcastle upon Tyne, noted for its array of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops, or the Intu Metrocentre in Gateshead with a huge selection of shops. This cottage  is a perfect retreat to unwind after exploring the many nearby Roman Forts including Vindolanda, Housesteads and Chesters. Walking, fishing and golf all available locally.

10 miles west is the market town of Hexham, famous for its medieval Abbey. A picturesque route along the North Tyne valley leads to Kielder Water with its numerous leisure facilities such as sailing, windsurfing and fishing and miles of forest tracks.  

Accessibility

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide

The Gatehouse, Allerburn Farm

One bedroom cottage

 

Pre-Arrival

The nearest bus stop: Heddon on the Wall, 0.8 mile

The nearest train station: Wylam, 2.4 miles

The nearest food shop: Spar @ The Shell Garage in Heddon on the Wall, 0.8 mile

The nearest pub/restaurant: The Swan or The Three Tuns, 0.8 mile

The nearest petrol station: Shell Garage in Heddon on the Wall, 0.8 mile

 

Arrival and Car Parking

Car parking is off road on private land

Room for one car, any size on level tarmac

Plenty of space to unload

Parking 10 metres from cottage

 

Main Entrance

Two steps to main entrance

Door width 72cm / 28.5”

Keyhole height 120cm / 47”

 

Porch

  • Tiled floor
  • Small table
  • Coat pegs
  • Shoe rack

 

Passage Way

  • Carpet flooring
  • Doors to living/dining room, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. All doors 70cm / 27.5”

 

Living/Dining Room

  • Carpet flooring
  • Good space between movable furniture
  • TV/DVD
  • Patio doors to enclosed outdoor seating area

 

Kitchen

  • Tiled floor
  • Work top standard height
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Low level oven (electric) and hob (gas)
  • Fridge/freezer – Fridge on top

 

Bedroom

  • Carpet flooring
  • Bed – Zip and link (King plus)

 

Outdoor Sitting

  • Access through patio door from living room
  • Three steps (no white edge to steps)
  • Bistro table and chairs
  • Private area (not overlooked)

Location