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Stone Cottage

Butterknowle, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 971516)

  • Stone Cottage - (Ref. 971516)

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  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “Stone cottage is beautiful a comfy cozy clean home from home for us humans and our two labradoodles.”

    Fabulous dog walks and many local attractions- would highly recommend

The property

A lovely spacious and welcoming terrace cottage set in the sleepy village of Butterknowle.

Host to warm and homey furnishings and quiet surroundings, the property lends families and friends a well-earned rest away from the hustle and bustle.

Set over two floors, it offers light and airy bedrooms with delightful landscape scenery.

Downstairs you enter through an immaculately- presented dining area, through to the kitchen which has all you need for a comfortable stay.

Why not rest a while after a long journey, sit back on comfy sofas and enjoy the rural atmosphere?

The sitting room has some lovely features, including a beautiful inglenook fireplace to get cosy in front of and large windows, welcoming lots of light.

This room then leads you out into the enclosed patio area, where you can sit and savour a light beverage and take in the beautiful, natural ambience.

The village of Butterknowle has a pub just a short walk away, or why not venture into the Vale of Durham where there are plenty of exciting attractions for you and the kids to explore?

Hamsterley Forest, a delightful 2000-hectare oasis and Raby Castle, the grand historic estate are two hugely popular destinations and are definitely worth a visit.

If you enjoy walking, there are options for short and longer routes on the Bishop Auckland trail, passing through well-tended woodland and peaceful countryside close to Auckland Castle and Binchester Roman Fort.

For those who love a round of golf, Bishop Auckland Golf Club is a first class parkland course with beautiful verdant landscape across ancient grounds.

This is the perfect countryside retreat to escape to, in a scenic, rural setting.


  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with free standing roll top bath, basin, WC and heated towel rail
  • Kitchen with large range style oven
  • Utility out house
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Solid fuel central heating, multi fuel stove
  • Electric hob/oven, fridge, dish washer, washing machine in out house, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair, stairgate, off road buggy and moses basket available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Patio area with private access at front
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome, more may be allowed on request
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 6 mins walk

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About the location


Barnard Castle 7.6 miles; Bishop Auckland 8 miles; Darlington 15 miles.

Set between the pretty market towns of Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle is the sleepy little village of Butterknowle, near to Hamsterley Forest. Head West to spend the day in Barnard Castle, set on the site of a Roman fort, where the medieval castle ruins still tower over the River Tees. The town boasts quaint cobbled streets, yards and back lanes, which were first laid out in the 12th century, along with rows of attractive, old stone houses. The town centre hosts an arts complex should you be in search of a bit of culture, whilst there’s a range of independent shops to peruse, where you’re certain to find the perfect holiday keepsake. A short drive eastward from Butterknowle brings you to bustling town of Bishop Auckland, elevated above the River Wear and known as the Gateway to Weardale.On the outskirts of the town you can wander the ancient stones of the Binchester Roman Fort, the largest in the county. Beautiful walking country is right on the doorstep of this village, with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a few miles away, whilst an array of interesting towns and a wealth of historic attractions can all be found within an easy drive.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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