Blacketts Retreat, Allenheads, near Alston, Northumberland

Holidays at Blacketts Retreat, Allenheads, near Alston, Northumberland : Sleeps 6

Blacketts Retreat, Allenheads, near Alston, Northumberland Blacketts Retreat (UKC3522) - Northumberland

Blacketts Retreat (UKC3522) - sleeps 6

Blacketts Retreat in Allenheads, near Alston, Northumberland sleeps 6 people. Blacketts Retreat near Alston sits high up at the end of a rough farm track, and has views looking right across the West Allen valley. Set in the North Pennines which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty comprising moorlands, wooded valleys and open countryside. Blacketts Retreat is a semi-detached cottage situated in the small village of Allenheads, which stands over 1400 feet above sea level and is one of the highest villages in England. This beautiful Grade II listed cottage is steeped in history and was built in 1788 by Sir Thomas Blackett. A perfectly relaxing retreat, guests will find themselves treated to peace and tranquillity away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Full of original features with fabulous views, you can enjoy spacious and well-presented accommodation. On the ground floor is a beautifully presented living room with wooden floor, beams and a traditional coal fire which provides hot water and heating for the whole house. The dining room boasts another original feature of a traditional bread oven and wood burner, and the dining table looks out over the valley behind. On the first floor the master bedroom offers a zip and link super king-size bed which can be made up as twin beds if required. There is an en-suite shower room and more great views over the valley. There is also a twin bedroom, a double bedroom and a large family bathroom too making this a great place to stay for friends who like to enjoy a holiday together yet still have plenty of privacy. Well-furnished throughout, warm and welcoming and a great place to stay at any time of year, Blacketts Retreat offers the ideal accommodation for a short break or week-long stay.

For animal lovers and bird watchers there is plenty to see and enjoy right on the doorstep. Red squirrels, curlews and lapwings are all often spotted in the grounds of the cottage as well as free range ducks, chickens and hens! Perfect for guests who enjoy walking and cycling, there are various established public footpaths, walks and cycle routes leading through the village and out beyond into the countryside of the North Pennines. There are also excellent fishing opportunities, golf courses and even dark sky gazing events in the area. Spanning the three counties of Northumberland, County Durham and Cumbria there are many places to discover and enjoy including the popular villages of Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge and Bardon Mill. As well as the larger towns of Hexham and Corbridge which all offer a variety of local pubs, restaurants, cafés, shops and much more and can be reached by foot, cycle or car. The very popular Coast to Coast route passes close by making this an ideal place to stay for cyclists or walkers wanting to undertake this cross country route. A little closer to home, the North Pennines Observatory is based just a couple of minutes’ walk away and has events running throughout the year. A little further afield but still within an easy 20-minute drive, guests will be able to enjoy the history of Hadrian’s Wall. The shop is 7 miles from Blacketts Retreat near Alston, with the pub and restaurant ½ mile from Blacketts Retreat.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With open fire, 28 Freeview TV, DVD player, beams and wooden floor.
Dining room: With multi-fuel burner, beams and tiled floor.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With zip and link super king-size bed (can be twin beds on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Solid fuel central heating, electricity, bed linen, towel and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire and multi-fuel burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack. Small garden with sitting-out area and picnic table. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: No children under 8 years old, except babes in arms. This property has a natural water supply from a spring. There is a well in the garden, 50 yards away. Holidays at Blacketts Retreat run from Friday to Friday.


Property Details

sleeps 6 people : 3 bedrooms : bike store : dishwasher : garden / patio : highchair : pub within 1 mile : rural location : stairgate : woodburning stove : Wi-Fi : cot available : washing machine : pets - not allowed : parking - on site : shower cubicle :

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Prices at Blacketts Retreat
Friday 27 July 2018 for 7 nights: £825
Friday 24 August 2018 for 7 nights: £681
Friday 31 August 2018 for 7 nights: £689
Sunday 23 September 2018 for 7 nights: £546
Monday 24 September 2018 for 7 nights: £546
Tuesday 25 September 2018 for 7 nights: £546
Wednesday 26 September 2018 for 7 nights: £546
Thursday 27 September 2018 for 7 nights: £544
Friday 28 September 2018 for 7 nights: £544
Saturday 29 September 2018 for 7 nights: £544
Monday 8 October 2018 for 7 nights: £547
Friday 12 October 2018 for 7 nights: £483
Saturday 13 October 2018 for 7 nights: £483
Monday 15 October 2018 for 7 nights: £483
Friday 19 October 2018 for 7 nights: £609
Saturday 20 October 2018 for 7 nights: £609
Monday 22 October 2018 for 7 nights: £609
Friday 26 October 2018 for 7 nights: £469
Saturday 27 October 2018 for 7 nights: £469
Sunday 28 October 2018 for 7 nights: £469

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Tourist attractions near Blacketts Retreat

Tourist Attractions
 

Towns near Blacketts Retreat

Towns nearby
Alston in Cumbria is 9 miles
Appleby-In-Westmorland in Cumbria is 19 miles
Consett in Durham is 16 miles
Corbridge in Northumberland is 14 miles
Haltwhistle in Northumberland is 15 miles
Hexham in Northumberland is 12 miles
Prudhoe in Northumberland is 18 miles
Riding Mill in Northumberland is 14 miles
Stocksfield in Northumberland is 16 miles
 

National Trust properties near Blacketts Retreat

National Trust properties nearby
Acorn Bank in Cumbria is 19 miles
Allen Banks and Staward Gorge in Northumberland is 12 miles
Cherryburn in Northumberland is 17 miles
Hadrians Wall and Housesteads Fort in Northumberland is 15 miles
 

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Features at Blacketts Retreat

Sleeps 6
Bike Store
Car Parking
Cot Available
Dishwasher
Enclosed Garden
High Chair
Pub less than a mile
Rural
Stairgate
Washing Machine
WiFi
Wood Burning Stove



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