“The cottage was superb in all ...”The cottage was superb in all aspects and you could not wish to meet a better couple than its owners. They were on hand but never intrusive during our stay. We had the best time ever and did not want to come home. Beautiful cottage in a very picturesque part of England.....
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Frosterley 2 miles.
A lovely stone-built semi-detached cottage on the hillside of Bollihope Common, nestled amongst the North Pennine Moors.
This cottage is a comfortable holiday retreat, full of character and charm ideal for small families and groups of friends.
The two charming bedrooms to the first floor provide a restful night’s sleep after a day out exploring this stunning area.
The ground floor has a fitted kitchen and a living/dining room with views over the beautiful valley below.
Just two miles away from the pretty village of Frosterley, this delightful cottage is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and is set in a haven of peace and tranquillity.
The cottage is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest comprised of rugged upland, waterfalls, river valleys and meadows.
Visit Barnard Castle, Egglestone Abbey and Rokeby Hall, all easily reached from your cottage plus Derwent Resevoir and Hexham are a short drive as is the cathedral city of Durham.
With so much to do, this cottage makes an ideal base for an enjoyable relaxing holiday!
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric fire.
- Oil central heating with electric fire
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, selection of books and games, WiFi
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Cot and highchair on request
- Off road parking for 3 cars
- Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
- Two well-behaved pets welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 2 miles
- Note: Transport can be arranged to the pub or station by prior arrangement with the owner
- Note: WiFi signal can sometimes be weak, depending on where you are in the property
About the location
Barnard Castle 15 miles; Durham 20 miles; Newcastle 26 miles.
Frosterley is a pretty village situated 20 miles from Durham and 26 miles from Newcastle. The area is described as England’s last wilderness and possibly one of the best kept secrets, nearby Bollihope Common, is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a place of Special Scientific Interest for birdlife and dragonflies, made up of a wonderful blend of rugged upland, impressive waterfalls, fertile river valleys and wild flower meadows. Pleasant market towns dot the area and the historic market town of Barnard Castle lies within easy reach, and boasts castle remains overlooking the town, as well as the impressive Bowes Museum. Built as an impressive French-style chateau, the museum houses a magnificent collection of fine and decorative art. Other places of interest close to Barnard Castle are the ruins of Egglestone Abbey and Rokeby Hall, High Force, Cauldron’s Snout, Derwent Resevoir, Hexham (with stately abbey) is within easy reach, as well as the magnificent cathedral city of Durham. A little further afield, the Lakes and Northumberland Heritage coastline await exploration.