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West Cottage

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Barnard Castle, Durham, England
We have just opened our new leisure facility, with a swimming pool, hot-tub, gym and games room. The pool and hot-tub are available to book for private use at no extra cost.

The holiday cottages are situated in Baldersdale (made famous as the former home of Hannah Hauxwell), two miles from the village of Cotherstone, which has two excellent pubs and a village shop/post office.

Holiday guests can enjoy nature walks around the estate, fishing on the estate and in nearby reservoirs, free-range eggs from the resident hens and seasonal food from the vegetable garden and orchard.
Listing #HL160563
About the Owner
Chris T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Our 5 day stay here was great. A lovely cottage in a great location - lots of walking within only a few miles. Market town Barnard Castle just 10 minutes away and villages nearby. Wifi is available but slow access. Good recycling opportunities at the...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2013

Very spacious, comfortable cottage with free use of laundry facilities in The Wash House, located near playground. Nice walks around the farm, although paths not clear at times and care needs to be taken near the river. Excellent 'Fox and Hound' pub in nearby Cotherstone...More

Thank Darryn L
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Our largest cottage. Both bedrooms can accommodate an extra folding bed or the understairs alcove can hold two beds. There is a big sitting room with an open staircase leading to the first floor with the bathroom, one twin and one double bedroom. The kitchen/dining room leads from the sitting room.
There is a chair-bed in the twin room, and a double sofa-bed in the living room which can be used if there are more than 4 in the party.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
Barnard Castle is a bustling market town with some excellent local food shops, and a varied selection of arts and antique shops. Medieval Castle run by English Heritage with audio tours Bowes Museum, housing internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts. Teesdale Leisure Centre for swimming, gym, racquet sports, Jolly Jungle, skate park etc Raby Castle - one of the largest and most impressive of English medieval castles.
How to get there
Coming From the South on the A1 If using M1, carry on when it joins the A1. Turn off at Scotch Corner onto the A66. Carry on for about 10 miles then turn right onto the B6277, signposted to Barnard Castle. Stay on this road past Barnard Castle, through Lartington to Cotherstone (4 miles from BC). Coming From the M6 From the North, turn off at J40 onto the A66. From the South, exit at J38 and follow signs to Brough (A685). About 4.5 miles after Kirkby Stephen, turn right onto the A66 East. Where the A66 splits, bear left onto the A67. Immediately after the junction, there is a small turn-off to the left, signposted to Cotherstone. This is a very small, isolated moor road, which is great to drive, but should probably be avoided in bad weather. If you take it, turn left when you reach Cotherstone, then see above. If you prefer wider, straighter roads, carry on on the A67 to Barnard Castle. When you reach the T-junction below the Castle, turn left on to the B6277. Carry on for 4 miles through Lartington to Cotherstone. Coming from the North on the A1 Travelling south on the A1(M), leave the motorway at junction 61 taking signs for Bishop Auckland on the A688. Continue on the A688 for 25 miles to Barnard Castle. At Barnard Castle pass through the town centre taking signs following the A67 down to the bridge over the River Tees. Over the bridge, turn right onto the B6277. Carry on for 4 miles through Lartington to Cotherstone. East Briscoe Farm lies 2 miles outside the Teesdale village of Cotherstone in a beautiful, rural, south facing position. Cotherstone is a delightful village situated where the River Balder joins the River Tees 4 miles from Barnard Castle. It is a thriving village with a general store and two pubs, both serving real ales and good food. Getting Here For most approaches the A66 running East West from Scotch Corner to Penrith is the key road. East Briscoe is approximately half way between Barnard Castle and Middleton-in-Teesdale, off the B6277 Directions from Cotherstone Assuming heading North through the village: After passing the second pub (the Fox & Hounds), turn left on the road signed to East Briscoe. Continue up this road for 2 miles (careful round those corners!) You can see the cottages across to the right before you turn off for them - immediately after a hump back bridge and before a telephone box there is a sign right to the cottages. Turn right and proceed 350 yards along the track to the cottages.
Airport: Durham Tees Valley: 50.0 km
Railway: Darlington: 35.0 km
Ferry: Newcastle: 80.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
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