Cottages in Northumberland: Ford Cottage, Allensford


Situated in the stunning County Durham hamlet of Allensford, this converted cottage is perfect for exploring the North East. The River Derwent and the 14-acre Allensford Country Park are both nearby and the bustling Newcastle City Centre is just a 30 minutes’ drive away.

This cottage itself benefits from two beautifully decorated double bedrooms both of which have en-suite bathrooms. The remaining living space is open plan and on single storey making it a great place to stay for people with limited mobility.

Entrance to Ford Cottage is through the French doors which lead into the main living area. * N.B. for limited mobility guests, please be aware that there is a step up and over the door frame.

Open-Plan Living Area: Comprises of a lounge, dining area and small kitchen. The lounge has two comfortable, 2-seater sofas with a cosy log burning stove and large flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD player, there is 'Welsh' dresser with a selection of tableware and a wooden seat with under-seat storage containing a great selection of games.

Dining area: Circular wooden dining table with seating for 4.

Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, fridge (N.B. no ice box), toaster, kettle, microwave and cafetiere.

Master bedroom with en-suite shower room: Double bed with bedside drawers and lamps, double wardrobe plus a single wardrobe with full length mirror front, a chest of drawers with flat-screen TV, dressing table with mirror and chair, wooden rocking chair and armchair, there is a day bed for a 5th child guest, if required (N.B. Please confirm at time of booking), feature stone wall.

En-suite: With shower cubicle, hand-wash basin with mirror above and WC.

Bedroom 2 en-suite shower room: Double bed with bedside drawers and lamps, a double wardrobe, chest of drawers, armchair, dressing table with stool.  En-suite shower room: with hand-wash basin, mirrored cabinet and WC.

Outside: A patio area is sectioned off for Ford Cottage's guests to use** with a table and 4 chairs. From the entrance gate, you can access the 14-acre picnic park that is Allensford Country Park which has plenty of room to walk, run around and use the picnic tables.

Parking: for one car in designated parking space outside of the gated entrance which is shared with the owners who live in the adjoining property.

Parents' note: There is a travel cot available at Ford Cottage for your use.


**The owners' own property is located next door and the cottage has its own, private access from the main courtyard. 

Ford Cottage welcomes one well behaved dog.



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Price Range Per Week: £350 - £710
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  • Car parking - Private off road parking for one car - an excellent bonus for a city centre property!

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  • 24 hr return laundry service - 24 hour Dry Cleaning and Laundry service is available - an extra charge applies. Please enquire.
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  • Linen provided

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  • In town/city centre
  • WiFi Available

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