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Holmlea

Mickleton near Middleton-in-Teesdale, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 935783)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “Holmlea is situated in a lovely ...”

    Holmlea is situated in a lovely upland village ideal for exploring the local area by car and for walking. There are 2 pubs and a garage/petrol station. The cottage is cosy and well equipped, warm, comfortable and with plenty of hot water. Note the bathroom is on the ground floor and the stairs steep so not ideal for all. We had a great experience and would definitely recommend to anyone.

    Holmlea is situated in a lovely upland village ideal for exploring the local area by car and for walking. There are 2 pubs and a garage/petrol station. The cottage is cosy and well equipped, warm, comfortable and with plenty of hot water. Note the bathroom is on the ground floor and the stairs steep so not ideal for all. We had a great experience and would definitely recommend to anyone.

    - Mr Walton, March 2018

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful end-terrace stone cottage situated in the pretty village of Mickleton-in-Teesdale, eight miles from Barnard Castle.

This is a cosy cottage for two with a well-equipped kitchen, and a lovely ground floor shower room with travertine stone tiles including a spacious walk-in shower.

The sitting room with dining area also has a woodburning stove to relax in front of on those chilly evenings.

Upstairs there is a spacious bedroom complete with a TV and a period fireplace.

Outside there is a lawned area and a small patio, ideal to enjoy a morning coffee.

The village has two pubs within walking distance and the town at Middleton-in-Teesdale, two miles away, offers a good selection of shops.

The village itself is located at the joining of the River Lune as its leaves Lunesdale and it is close to Mickle Fell, Stainmore Forest and several reservoirs including Selset and Grassholme which all afford glorious walking, vistas and opportunities for birdwatching.

Also just behind Mickleton on the Lunedale Hills looms the Bronze Age burial site of Kirkcarrion.

This attractive area is also steeped in history with several historic properties to visit including Barnard Castle, medieval Raby Castle, where the northern uprising for Queen Mary of Scotland was plotted, and Aukland Castle.

The fascinating and important Bowes Museum said to be one of the most important outside of London, was purpose built in the 19th century with a French style for ordinary people to enjoy extraordinary art and craft is well worth a vist.

This museum houses some valuable European well-known artists work, as well as having textiles and art exhibitions and a delicious café.

This delightful cottage is situated in an interesting and attractive area with much to discover locally.

Further afield there is easy access to the Western Lakes and Yorkshire Dales.

A cosy welcoming cottage in an ideal location for exploring and enjoying your holiday at any time of the year.

Accommodation

  • Mostly ground floor
  • One first floor double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car and additional roadside parking to the front of the property on first come, first served basis
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Property is 10 yards from village high street, there may be some associated road noise
  • Note: Adults only.

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About the location

MICKLETON, TEESDALE

Middleton-in-Teesdale 2 miles; Barnard Castle 8 miles.

The small hamlet of Mickleton is situated in the heart of beautiful Teesdale, close to the villages of Romaldkirk and Middleton in Teesdale and within a few miles of the market town of Barnard Castle. Mickleton itself consists of a cluster of stone houses along a single street and offers two pubs, one serving excellent food, along with a petrol station/garage. 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. There are also excellent cycling facilities in the dale and Hamsterley Forest.

Region Information

Note: Adults only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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