“The garden was lovely. The ...”The garden was lovely. The furnishings were very tasteful and the bed was very comfortable. The Cottage was very private and well set back from the road. There was plenty of room to park the car.
- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
This detached bungalow is situated on a hillside overlooking the Tees Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, long known as the Secret Dale.
The cottage is situated on the outskirts of the village of Eggleston and is just six miles from Barnard Castle.
Set out on the ground floor, this delightful cottage is located within its own one-acre of formal and woodland grounds and benefits from lovely long distance views.
Featuring comfortable accommodation, this spacious cottage offers three charming bedrooms, a warm and cosy sitting room, and a well-equipped kitchen with dining area.
The homely sitting room boasts French doors which lead out to a large patio area, ideal for alfresco dining on a warm summer's evening.
A short walk will bring you to the delightful small village of Eggleston with a local inn serving real ales and good food.
A stay at this cottage will also offer a network of scenic walks and trails that can be enjoyed from your doorstep, and excellent trout and course fishing locally, whilst a short drive will bring you to the popular, historic market town of Barnard Castle with a host of antique shops, tea rooms and independent shops, as well as a good golf course.
Be sure to visit the water front at the foot of the castle, and The Bowes Museum.
Then travel upstream to High Force and Cauldron Snout, and further afield, a visit to Raby Castle with its splendid grounds and deer park is a must.
This is an ideal cottage for families wishing to discover Durham and the surrounding area, at any time of year.
All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
- Oil central heating with woodburning stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD/CD player
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for 3 cars
- Lockable bike/boot store
- Lawned garden with patio and furniture
- Two well-behaved pets welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shops 6 miles, pub 1 mile.
About the location
Barnard Castle 6 miles.
The small village of Eggleston is situated in the heart of beautiful Teesdale, between Middleton-in-Teesdale and the market town of Barnard Castle. Eggleston itself consists of a cluster of stone houses, a few farm dwellings and a local pub. Beautiful walking country is right on the doorstep, with the Pennine and Teesdale Ways, the River Tees and magnificent waterfalls at High Force all close by. Middleton-in-Teesdale lies in the heart of Teesdale, in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', and offers a good range of shops, pubs and places to eat. The nearby market town of Barnard Castle offers a full range of facilities. Local attractions include the magnificent Eggleston Hall, Raby Castle in nearby Staindrop, the Bowes Museum, Beamish Open Air Museum, Yorkshire National Railway Museum, Alnwick Gardens and of course, not to be missed, Hadrian’s Wall, the great Roman frontier across the north of England.