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Bowes near Barnard Castle, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 931411)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Miss Ali
    August 2017
    “You might wish to make it a bit ...”
    You might wish to make it a bit clearer that the property is v close to the road.
    You might wish to make it a bit clearer that the property is v close to the road.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Washing machine

The property

This detached farmhouse is situated on a working farm, on the outskirts of the village of Bowes, near Barnard Castle in Teesdale.

Being close to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this cottage is in an ideal location to drive to a variety of local areas and set off on walks and days out, and will suit those looking to explore all that this delightful area has to offer.

Set over two floors featuring comfortable accommodation, this charming cottage provides three spacious bedrooms, a warm and cosy sitting room with woodburning stove, a separate snug, and a well-equipped farmhouse kitchen with dining area.

A short 10 minute drive will bring you to the popular, historic market town of Barnard Castle with its host of antique stores, tea rooms and independent shops, as well as a very good golf course.

Be sure to also visit High Force and Cauldron Snout, The Bowes Museum and Raby Castle with its splendid grounds and deer park.

This is an ideal cottage for families and friends wishing to discover the wonderful Teesdale and Yorkshire Dales area, at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Snug.

Amenities

  • Biomass central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent, additional fuel available to purchase from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Secure bike storage
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Property situated next to A66, some road noise may be heard
  • Note: Although there is no garden at the property, dog walking next to the house and walks through fields may be available by arrangement with the owner and dog walks on public paths and in the area are available locally in Bowes village.

About the location

BOWES

Barnard Castle 4 miles.

The pretty village of Bowes is situated amid the unspoilt countryside of Teesdale, in County Durham. The village boasts a traditional old pub and has a long history dating back to the Romans. Its most famous landmark is Bowes Castle, built on the site of the original Roman fort soon after the Norman Conquest. Bowes also has a significant connection with Charles Dickens and Dotheboys Hall in the heart of the village is believed to have been the inspiration for Nicholas Nickleby. Nearby is the market town of Barnard Castle, whose medieval ruins still tower over the river and are well worth a visit. The town itself boasts cobbled streets, yards and back lanes that were originally laid in the 12th Century. Within easy reach are the Bowes Museum, Pennine and Teesdale Ways, the River Tees and the magnificent waterfalls at High Force.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas