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Hush Cottage

Middleton-in-Teesdale, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 922595)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was excellent, In addition we especially liked Middleton as the location, a lovely working village with everything you would need only minutes away and relaxing walks, just right for restful break."

    P.S. stairs rather steep for the elderly.

    Reviewed by MichaelMay 2022

  • "Everything about our stay at Hush cottage was exemplary and actually above our expectations."

    Alison and Richard were excellent hosts , and the cottage is exactly as advertised, comfortable, clean and cosy . The welcome pack was more than generous, and the log burner and all other facilities were excellent. We had a lovely few days , with plenty of walks and pub meals etc. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2022

  • "Best welcome pack!"

    ! Lovely little cottage, very clean and warm upon arrival. Amazing food at the pub and the chippy worth a visit. Being pickie, but did miss a freezer compartment for ice. Will be back.

    Reviewed by LouiseApr 2022

  • "Well presented property."

    Beautifully modernised. Excellent facilities. Warm and cosy atmosphere. Everything you need for a mini, short or longer stay. Easy walking distance from local village facilities. A ‘Welcome Pack’ to beat all others. All backed up by wonderful countryside.

    Reviewed by KeithApr 2022

  • "Hush Cottage is very comfortable, really cosy, with all you could need for your stay."

    Richard and Alison are very helpful, perfect hosts and lovely welcome hamper. Many walks from the cottage, we had a great week and hope to return.

    Reviewed by MarkMar 2022

  • "Prior to our arrival communication with the owner was excellent."

    Hush Cottage is at the end of a short terrace just three minutes walk from the centre of lovely Middleton-in-Teesdale. Access to park outside the cottage is 'tight' if you have a large vehicle but with care is possible, however there is plenty of safe parking nearby. The cottage is beautifully furnished and was spotlessly clean. The log burner ensured that we were warm and cosy in spite of the cold temperatures. The bed was very comfortable and the quiet surroundings made for peaceful nights sleep. A generous welcome basket greeted us and we had everything we needed for a super break. Thank you

    Reviewed by KayMar 2022

  • "Beautiful little cottage, furniture and fittings all very high quality, amazingly generous welcome basket."

    Alison, the host, was so friendly and helpful. Would love to return one day, spent a great new year in Middleton.

    Reviewed by AlisonDec 2021

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage."

    Contact with the owner was simple and efficient. The cottage was extremely clean and provided all the amenities. Would definitely recommend to others.

    Reviewed by UsamahDec 2021

  • "We had a fantastic time at the cottage."

    It was cosy and clean so made for the perfect winter break. There was plenty to do in the local area with lots of lovely pubs, walks and attractions. The host is extremely friendly and helpful. Overall a fantastic property which we would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by KirstyDec 2021

  • "An excellent cottage in an excellent location to walk around the area."

    The host was very helpful, kind and generous. Nothing to complain about.

    Reviewed by GerardoDec 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage with everything you would ever need."

    Brilliant location for walking and kayaking, so very pretty. Host is amazingly kind and helpful with great welcome basket.

    Reviewed by DianaNov 2021

  • "We enjoyed everything about the cottage, it was like a boutique hotel in cottage form!"

    We really enjoyed the style of the cottage, the lovely fire and the fact that it was so quite yet in the middle of a thriving village. We would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "The property owner is easy to communicate with, offering tips and advise for finding the property and it’s surrounding area."

    The Property is too a very high standard and exceedingly clean. The owners seem to have thought of everything and also provide an explicit handbook. The cottage is well placed for the village and despite parking in the adjoining street it wasn’t an issue. Our welcome pack exceeded all expectations. The bed is so comfy and lovely soft pillows. On the right night you can lie in bed and see the stars if you open the blind on the velux window. We will certainly book again.

    Reviewed by JaniceOct 2021

  • "Comfortable, spotless accommodation."

    Great location, quiet and relaxing with an abundance of walks to choose from and lots of guide books and maps. Owner supplied an extremely generous welcome pack. Would definitely recommend to others.

    Reviewed by JaniceJul 2021

  • "Perfect cottage, lovely welcome basket on arrival, spotless, well appointed, excellent location, owner very helpful"

    Reviewed by IanJul 2021

  • "This cottage is very cosy and comfortable we only used the car once to go to Barnard Castle the rest of the week we took a different walk every day, the cottage has everything you want."

    Reviewed by NormanJun 2021

  • "The cottage was excellent."

    .would definitely stay there again..I left all my toiletries and Alison sent them all back to by post in the next few days. The walks were superb and pubs welcoming.

    Reviewed by ElaineApr 2021

  • "Hush Cottage was simply perfect for a relaxing, high standard stay in a great location."

    Alison, the owner, has put a great deal of thought into the cottage and everything we wanted was there and very good quality, from the KitchenAid toaster to the crisp white bed linen. The welcome basket was a lovely touch, full of goodies, and Alison was really helpful and friendly. We can’t wait to return, thankyou Alison.

    Reviewed by GeoffApr 2021

  • "The welcome basket and the overall high quality of the cottage and everything in it."

    Lots of added extras and the quality of the soft furnishings and towels was superb. The owner was helpful, friendly and informative. Could not fault it!

    Reviewed by CarolineOct 2020

  • "Everything about Hush cottage is perfect."

    We could not have asked for a better cottage to stay in. Cleanliness, cosy, fully fitted and kitted out kitchen, underfloor bathroom heating - perfect. Lovely welcome hamper. Highly recommend and will be going back again. Alison the host was very helpful throughout.

    Reviewed by MichaelOct 2020

  • "A very plush little hideaway perfect for two people who don’t mind steep stairs."

    A little gem.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2020

  • "Excellent shower at Hush Cottage."

    Great walks in the area. The cafe at the end of the road leading to the bridge is excellent. Many thanks. Very enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2020

  • "Just perfect."

    Reviewed by KevinAug 2020

  • "The cottage was really cramped, the kitchen was difficult to move around in , the sofa had to be moved to get to the table and there was no washing machine ."

    It was clean but there was no outside seating as was shown on the website. I left on Tuesday as I was not happy at all .I sent the owner a message on her phone but received no reply. All in all not a happy experience .

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2019

  • "Cosy cottage and a great hamper to start your holiday."

    Reviewed by AlanAug 2019

  • "The cottage was beautifully presented and the owner could not have been more helpful."

    Lots of information about the local area was available which was really useful. The welcome basket was extremely generous and much appreciated!

    Reviewed by Sally MJun 2019

  • "Wonderful cottage, beautifully decorated and well equipped."

    Delightful setting too. Ten out of Ten all round.

    Reviewed by RobertMay 2019

  • "The cottage was beautifully maintained and it was lovely to receive a welcome hamper."

    The owner was really helpful and gave us lots of advice on where to visit etc. and even arranged to sort a wifi issue the same day that we reported it; not that we needed the internet much, as the cottage was well located to local amenities. Lots of walks, meals and drinks were had. If you are looking for a quiet break away in a lovely location, then you don't need to look much further!

    Reviewed by VincentApr 2019

  • "We stayed a week in this delightful cottage."

    It was perfect for our winter holiday - warm, cosy, furnished beautifully with everything we could possibly need. The cottage is ideally situated in the town with all shops and amenities nearby. It is an excellent base for touring the area and for walking along the many footpaths, including a part of the Pennine Way. We will not forget the friendliness of everyone we met.

    Reviewed by GeorgeDec 2018

  • "What a beautiful cottage - spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated and well equipped."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the location was so quiet and the bed so comfortable we slept in every day. Alison the owner was so friendly and helpful and the welcome hamper a lovely surprise.

    Reviewed by GaynorSep 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage and lovely welcome hamper waiting for us"

    Reviewed by PatriciaAug 2018

  • "Brilliant location if you like walking in the dales."

    Middleton in Teesdale is as good or better than the very best of the more popular Yorkshire dales, and the people are so friendly. Hush Cottage was wonderfully presented and spotlessly clean, though the kitchen/living room was a bit small. Alison was very welcoming, and a really nice hamper of goodies awaits new guests.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in a great location."

    Lots of great walks. Everything you need in the vill age and plenty of great pubs in surrounding villages. Wonderful hamper waiting for you when you arrive.

    Reviewed by SuzanneMay 2018

  • "We had such a wonderful time at Hush Cottage and can't recommend it highly enough - it really is the perfect base for a break in the spectacular Pennines."

    Alison provided everything we needed and more, including a very generous welcome basket full of delicious treats. The only problem we had was leaving, we were so comfortable we could have stayed for weeks!

    Reviewed by HannahJan 2018

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Hush Cottage."

    The owner was extremely friendly and helpful as soon as we had booked. The cottage was absolutely perfect, quaint and very cosy. The decor was lovely and the owner clearly looked after the cottage well, it was well equipped and had everything you could need to cook a lovely meal and the hamper was a lovely touch. There are lots of lovely walks and cycles in the area. Unfortunately we only had one full day, so didnt have time to do everything we wanted but will definitely return to Hush Cottage again and would recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by CharlotteDec 2017

  • "Very generous and caring owner on hand if needed, cottage had clear and detailed ..."

    Very generous and caring owner on hand if needed, cottage had clear and detailed information plus plenty of leaflets about things to do in the area

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2017

  • "Excellent, owners, accommodation, location."

    All good.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2017

  • "Lovely little dolls house - we were a bit surprised just how small it was but it was very well equipped and very stylishly decorated."

    Middleton was an excellent base for walking and we had some lovely walks without needing to use the car.

    Reviewed by SallyMay 2017

  • "We have just returned from Hush cottage and had a wonderful time."

    The owner Alison is lovely and so helpful. The cottage itself is finished to such a high standard and is equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday, including all the mod cons. Middleton in Teesdale is a beautiful part of the country, with all you need on your doorstep...including its very own bookshop. Can't recommend Hush cottage enough!

    Reviewed by BeccyNov 2016

  • "Hush cottage was one of the nicest holiday cottages that I have stayed in."

    It was tastefully decorated and cosy. The owner Alison left a lovely welcome hamper and was very helpful. The Middleton in Teesdale area is great for a walking holiday with friendly local pubs for evening meals.

    Reviewed by TracyOct 2016

  • "Such a beautiful little place - a real find!"

    Cosy cottage, well presented, perfect couples retreat. Owner was very kind and attentive, lovely welcome hamper on arrival! Such a quaint friendly little village too! We'll be returning.....thank you!

    Reviewed by LucySep 2016

  • "Hush Cottage was beautiful, spotlessly clean, well equipped and in a beautiful location."

    The owner was so nice and helpful, speaking to us on the phone before we left and when we arrived just to make sure everything was ok. Absolutely superb - would recommend to anyone!

    Reviewed by GemmaAug 2016

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Summary

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
  • Electric heaters with underfloor heating in en-suite shower room and woodburner
  • Electric range cooker with oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, USB point for re-charging, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Roadside parking within yards of property
  • Shared patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 mins walk

The property

This truly delightful stone-built end-terrace cottage is located in a quiet corner of the pretty Pennine town of Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Situated just four miles from the absolutely stunning High Force Waterfall, Hush Cottage has been renovated to a very high standard and provides a wonderful tranquil retreat for a couple to get away from it all, recharge the batteries and enjoy this beautiful area of the North Pennines.

The interior of Hush Cottage has been stylishly restored and elegantly decorated with fine attention to details throughout, with a beautiful double bedroom with en-suite shower room to the first floor and an open plan living area on the ground floor.

The owners have added elegant styling and luxurious little extras such as an AGA woodburner to warm your toes, a Rangemaster cooker for preparing gastronomic delights and gorgeous designer cushions to sink into at the end of a long hard day.

Outside your cottage, is a gravelled patio area which is a little sun trap, perfect for getting some fresh air and planning your day's adventures.

There is a secure shed ideal for holding muddy boots and bikes to be stored.

A short walk from your cottage takes you to the town centre, with many charming pubs, tea rooms and restaurants.

The surrounding area is perfect for walking and cycling with many routes providing the chance to enjoy much of the local countryside.

For those who prefer to drive, the Northern Dales are waiting to be discovered and visits to medieval Raby Castle with its deer park, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, High Force Waterfall and Egglestone Hall and Gardens are not to be missed.

A superb base for discovering the delights of this fabulous area, at any time of the year.

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About the location

MIDDLETON-IN-TEESDALE

Barnard Castle 10 miles.

Nestling by the banks of the River Tees is the pretty Pennine town of Middleton-in-Teesdale, which lies in the heart of Teesdale, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This bustling town offers a good range of shops, pubs and places to eat and is surrounded by superb walking country, with high open moorland as well as pretty wooded valleys. The nearby waterfalls of High Force, Gibson's Cave and Cauldron Snout are amongst the most spectacular sights in the district, and the nearby market town of Barnard Castle can be easily reached and offers a full range of facilities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas