Located in a beautiful spot near the village of Eastgate in the stunning landscape of Weardale part of the North Pennines Area of Natural Beauty. This spectacular area offers the perfect location for exploring walking and cycling from the doorstep including the local pub/restaurant and a good range of shops a cafe and crafts in nearby Stanhope (2.7 miles) as well as a heated open-air pool for swimmers. Discover one of England s most breathtaking waterfalls the 70-foot tall High Force in Forest-in-Teesdale (12.6 miles) and have the area s history brought to life in the award-winning Killhope Museum Weardale Museum and High Chapel House. The vast Hamsterley Forest (14.5 miles) has mountain biking walking and horse-riding trails for all skill levels. The house once played an important role in the local train parcel delivery service sitting alongside the former Weardale Railway line. The property has been beautifully designed finished and furnished throughout with lovely artwork and fun pieces evoking its working history. The property has plenty of space for everyone to spread out and relax both inside and outdoors. Step through the front door into the light and airy hallway where you can hang coats and store walking boots. Head through to the first lounge with a warming wood burner where you can relax on comfortable seating to watch a movie on Smart TV. Walk through to the second sunroom/lounge where natural light floods in through the floor-to-vaulted-ceiling window offering lovely views of the garden and hills beyond and with bi-fold doors leading out to the garden. This lovely room is a calm tranquil space where you can sit quietly with a book play a board game and sit at the bistro table with your morning coffee to spot local wildlife. On the other side of the hallway the contemporary kitchen/diner is the sociable hub of the property with a large table and seating for six as well as a kitchen island with bar stools where you can enjoy breakfast or sit with a drink and chat to the family chef. The kitchen with views of the neighbouring garden is well-equipped with everything you need to create a tasty meal and there is a Smart TV on the wall. A door leads into the utility room with a washer/dryer and you will also find the downstairs WC. Upstairs you will find three comfortable bedrooms each with its own TV and storage space for your things; one with a king-size bed and a luxurious en-suite shower and WC and two delightful double bedrooms. The family bathroom features a muscle-soothing jacuzzi-style bath with a hand-held shower and you can choose lighting colours to suit your mood. Outside there is a large lawned garden with views of the nearby hills an attractive stone patio with garden furniture where you can enjoy alfresco dining and drinks and a hot tub under the gazebo where you can relax and enjoy some fun in the bubbles. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 king size, 2 doubles. 2 bathrooms 1 jacuzzi bath with hand held shower attachment and WC, 1 en suite shower room with shower and WC, plus additional WC downstairs. Induction hob and electric oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher. Utility with washer/dryer. Wood burner. Smart TVs in both lounges and in each bedroom. Hot tub with shelter. Enclosed garden with garden furniture. Private parking for 3 cars. Pub/restaurant less than 1 mile. Shops less than 3 miles.