- Sleeps 5
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 017011
About HousesteadsA restored Victorian farmhouse just a short walk from the ruins of Housesteads Roman Fort.
Housesteads is a beautifully-restored Victorian farmhouse packed with original features. The 19th-century building was once the home of the Thompsons, the then custodians of Hadrian’s Wall.
A short stroll from the holiday home is the ruins of Housesteads Fort. Explore this ancient Roman ruin as well as a particularly impressive section of the wall.
Drive 10 miles from Housesteads and you’ll reach Allen Banks and Staward Gorge. This stunning corner of Northumberland is ideal for long woodland walks.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Ground floor facilitiesView Access statement (PDF 287 KB)
Entrance porch, sitting room with open fire, large kitchen/dining room with multi fuel stove, one single bedroom, bathroom with shower, cellar.
Two bedrooms (one double with 5' bed and one twin), shower room with lavatory.
Notes for guests
Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.
Heating: Central heating included powered by air source heat pump, with additional heating provided by log burner and open fire
Garden: Lawn area to the front of the cottage, with gravelled seating area to the side.
Parking: Parking available for two cars next to the cottage.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Please note: There is a farm gate leading into the cottage, which must be kept closed.
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