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Barnard Castle 10 miles.
The attractive village of Piercebridge with its splendid village green, excellent village pubs and organic farm shop is located on the Teesdale border, next to the river Tees, just 10 miles east of Barnard Castle. The village is renowned for its Roman heritage, which dates back to around 70 AD. The Piercebridge Roman Fort Site, a recognised ancient monument, forms part of the region’s Dere Street Roman Trail, a celebration of the rich Roman heritage still to be enjoyed in the area. Forming part of the Teesdale Way, and within easy reach of the Cleveland Way, this walker’s paradise provides an excellent base from which walkers and cyclists can explore this delightful Dales area including nearby Swaledale and Weardale, with many bridleways, footpaths, cycle trails and lovely riverside walks available. Local attractions include the magnificent Raby Castle in nearby Staindrop, the Bowes Museum, Yorks National Railway Museum, Durham Cathedral and of course the delightful market town of Barnard Castle. The village is also ideally placed for touring the Lake District and the Northumbrian National Park.
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A charming, detached, character cottage, nestling in a quiet corner of the village green in peaceful Piercebridge, just 10 miles from popular Barnard Castle. Lovingly decorated and furnished whilst maintaining much of its original character and charm, this truly delightful property boasts exposed beams, a traditional sitting room with feature fireplace and cosy open fire and a lovely mature garden offering somewhere to relax during those warm summer evenings. Enjoy a stroll along the nearby River Tees or to the impressive Roman ruins in the village, or, for the more energetic, take advantage of the many walks available in this attractive area including the renowned Teesdale Way, just a few hundred metres from the cottage itself. A short drive away is the fascinating market town of Barnard Castle, with its cobbled streets, quaint alleyways, The Bowes Museum of art and of course its dramatic Castle, while beautiful Raby Castle, the National Railway Museum and the High Force Falls are also nearby. With the Northern Dales and the Lake District waiting to be discovered further afield, this charming holiday home has much to offer the whole family.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fully fitted kitchen. Utility room. Dining room. Spacious sitting room charming fireplace and open fire.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD, stereo/CD player/radio, small library of books/games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed mature garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Rose Cottage:
Traditional cottage, maintained to high standard and very comfortable. Open fire a real treat as we had the snowy week... Lovely property, owner extremely friendly and would certainly recommend.
Mrs Smith, Sittingbourne, March 2013
Fabulous cottage, couldn't fault it. Loved the open fire & the fact we could take our dog. Also, the location - we like being able to set off on walks from the door without using the car.
Ms Ketley, Crewe, February 2013
Real home from home. The owner should be proud of the standard of the cottage she has provided.
Mr Hampson, Liverpool, September 2012
Dr Langhorn, Warsaw, July 2012