Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
A decadent and romantic bolt hole, with stylish interiors and set amidst the backdrop of Stanhope Castle. With an interior as impressive as the view outside; it doesn’t get much better than this.Perfect for minimoons, saying "I Do" or just a romantic hide away, Softley View is the place to stay.The living space is open plan, with plush furnishings set around the large TV for your entertainment, a cosy space to curl up together and relax; the fully equipped kitchen caters perfectly when rustling up a tasty brunch or romantic supper for two. Off to bed and the lounge leads through double doors into your beautiful master suite, which boasts elegant furnishings and crisp white sheets to snuggle under after an action-packed day exploring. Your en-suite bathroom is finished in marble and has a fabulous roll top copper bath, walk-in spa shower and double basins. When It’s time to chill out, continuing to impress, the interior is completed by a second bath in the separate spa room, where you can look forward dipping into the bubbles for an indulgent soak and set the light to suit your mood.Outside, Softley View is set within the grounds of the stunning Stanhope Castle. Enjoy a stroll around the lawned grounds, or take your morning coffee down to a picnic table and take in the peace and tranquillity of the area.Stanhope is a bustling market town with everything you need on the doorstep. Step outside the castle walls and explore the cobbled streets that wind down towards the river and some beautiful riverside walks. The high street has an array of independent shops, bakery, butchers, coffee shops, pubs and eateries.Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stanhope is often referred to as ’The Gateway to the Dales’. At the nearby Durham Dales Centre you will find a great selection of walking maps, and information as well as a variety of craft shops and a small café. There are many established walks, cycle paths including the C2C running directly from Stanhope and out towards some of the traditional villages including Eastgate, Cowshill, Rookhope, Killhope, Frosterley and Wolsingham. Enjoy a visit to Raby Castle, which is set in a scenic deer park. or a little further visit Barnard Castle with its lovely riverside walks, shops, galleries and eateries and the Bowes Museum. Within a 40-minute drive, you can visit Durham with its historic cathedral, castle and university. Beamish Living Museum, Gateshead Metro centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, Hexham, Corbridge and Hadrian’s Wall can all be reached in an hour’s drive and offer a great day out for guests of all ages.A real highlight is the riverside location - If you like the feel of the countryside with amenities close by, then Stanhope is a perfect location for you.
Step to entrance.All on the ground floor.Open plan living space.Living area: With Freeview Smart TV.Dining area.Kitchen area: With breakfast bar, electric oven, electric hob, dishwasher and washing machine.Spa room: With spa bath.Bedroom: With double bed and en-suite with bath, walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £100.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Awaze Vacation Rentals Ltd.
Registered Office: Sunway House, Raglan Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2LW.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
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