The Beeches

Stanhope, North Pennines

You can book this property from:

  • £573 per week
  • £82 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Smart TV
  • Games room
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Rural location


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

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5.30
  • Check out: 9.30

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


The Beeches is a comfortable detached bungalow situated in Weardale on a traditional hill farm with a herd of beef cattle and hardly fell sheep. The North Pennines region has been designated an area outstanding natural beauty and The Beeches is surrounded by open countryside packed with wildlife and superb scenery. There are many mapped walks straight from the door as well as horse riding nearby and many mountain bike tracks through the beautiful Hamsterley forest just 5 minutes by car.  It is a short walk down to the river Wear where you can enjoy a picnic on the river bank or take advantage of the 1/4 mile of private stretch of fishing. This area is known for its dark skies with very little light pollution and on a clear night there is a spectacular view of the milky way.

Accommodation is all on ground level some steps up to the entrance door

Lounge: Spacious lounge with ample comfortable seating for 6 guests, Smart TV, piano, feature electric fire and french doors out onto patio with rattan furniture.

Games Room: Double glass doors through from lounge to games room ideal for teenagers and children as a chill out zone with a TV, PS3 games console, table football and board games.

Open Plan Kitchen diner: Well equipped kitchen area with dishwasher, larder fridge,electric oven, electric hob & microwave.

Utility Room: Washing machine, freezer and handy airing cupboard for hanging coats.

Bedroom 1: King-size bed with en-suite shower room, WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom has wardrobes, bedside tables with reading lamps and hair dryer. The shower room has jack and jill doors for access from main bedroom and utility room.

Bedroom 2: Double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Bedroom 3: Two large 4 ft single beds & chest of drawers.

Bathroom:  Bath, wash hand basin and WC.

Outside space: Large enclosed lawned garden with flowering borders and patio outside french doors with garden furniture. 

Heating Oil central heating throughout. 

Parking: Off road private parking.

Pets: Sorry No Pets.

General: Bed linen and towels providedFree unlimited Wifi.  Mobile phone signal is strong. Travel cot.  Highchair available on request. Private water supply. Suitable for guests with limited mobility, maximum 4 steps up to the entrance door. Friday/Monday changeover. Shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants 1 mile. No smoking in property. the area outside the side door is undercover for parking bikes or leaving wellington boots.


Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


PROPERTY LOCATION - Woodcroft Farm, Frosterley. DL13 2TQ

DESCRIPTION - Detached bungalow on ground level with enclosed garden

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is: 1 mile
The nearest train stations are 17 miles 
The nearest petrol station is 1 mile
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is unknown
The nearest food shop is 1 mile
The nearest pub/restaurant is 1 mile

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: private off road 
Number of spaces available: 2
For what sized car: Any
Parking surface is: gravel
Is the parking level: yes
Is there good space to unload once parked? Yes.
Distance to property from parking: Adjacent 
Distance to nearest public parking area: 1.5 miles
Is it pay and display? no
The width of the path to the property is: N/A
How many steps are there en route to the entrance? Maximum number 4 minimum 2 depending on which entrance door is used 

The main entrance door width is: 80cm
Number of steps to the main entrance: 4
The height of the key safe is approx at shoulder height ie 120cm
The height of the keyhole is: 1m
How many other entrances to the property are there? 2
Is the front entrance well lit? Yes 

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is carpet 
Are there are any rugs? Yes
The door widths within these areas are? 75cms
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? Moveable
Is the floor level and step free? Yes
Are wall plugs set high or low? High
Are the electrical sockets set high or low? low

Kitchen laminate
Is the floor level and step free? Yes 
The width of the doorways is? 75cm
The height of the worktop to the floor is standard height 
The oven is set high or low? High
The fridge height is standard height?  - 1.2m
The freezer height is standard height? -1m
Crockery is stored high or low? both 
The light switches set at a lower level for easier access? above worktops 
The electrical sockets are set at a higher level for easier access? above worktops 
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes; what & where? N/A

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 1
The number of steps between floors is? N/A
The flooring is carpet
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? Yes
The door widths are 75cm
Bed sizes are:
Kingsize bed, double bed 2 x single beds. 

Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable 
Are the light switches set at a lower level for easier access? high
Are the electrical sockets set at a higher level for easier access? lower

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: Hard floor
Is the flooring level? yes
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No
Is there a ground floor WC? Yes
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes 
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No.
Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? Yes

Outdoor facilities
External areas are: Mainly level with some steps 
Is permanent seating provided? Yes 
Is there outside lighting? Yes
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (e.g. edges of steps) No.
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? Yes
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? No
Are there any other hazards (e.g. ponds, water features)? No.

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No.
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? N/a
Mobile phone reception information: Excellent
Closest public telephone is: 1 mile 
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes.
Can you easily access a light switch in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes.
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No.