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Little Owl Lodge

Lynesack near Butterknowle, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 960855)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • Mr Bruce

    “We had a great time here, it's well placed to explore the area and comfortable.”

    If you ask nicely, you get to feed the alpacas too.

    If you ask nicely, you get to feed the alpacas too.

The property

Butterknowle 1.3 miles.

Little Owl Lodge is an exemplary custom designed timber built lodge in the hamlet of Lynesack near the village of Butterknowle in the beautiful countryside near Barnard Castle in Durham.

This single-storey lodge boasts luxury features including an infrared sauna, and makes it the perfect location for a luxury family getaway in the stunning scenery of the Durham Dales.

The contemporary-decorated open plan living area give this lodge a real homely feel, complemented by the multi-fuel stove and comfortable sofas in front of the TV.

The well-equipped, modern kitchen proves itself to be the ideal place to cook up a home-cooked meal, to be enjoyed in one of the many seating areas inside and outside of this property depending on the weather.

The large-scale rooms in this house, including the refreshing, contemporary bedrooms and bathrooms, make this property suitable for all ages and abilities with plenty of wheelchair access into the lodge.

The outside of this property boasts two seating areas; a raised lawn area with a chiminea, as well as a patio, both with incredible views of the surrounding countryside.

The village of Butterknowle is one mile away and has two pubs.

Barnard Castle is six miles away and is a charming market town, home to the magnificent Bowes Museum.

It hosts a large antique quarter; unique shopping; restaurants, and a vibrant arts centre.

Bishop Auckland is nine miles away itself is a market town brimming with history and culture, home to Auckland Castle and a Roman Fort along with a theatre and art complex.

The open air spectacular show Kynren is re-enacted in the shadow of Auckland Castle, on a weekend during the summer months.

The beautiful city of Durham sits just 11 miles from Bishop Auckland, the county town is home to a magnificent cathedral, and castle which has World Heritage Site status, and is noted for some of the best examples of Norman architecture in Europe.

An exquisite lodge in a fascinating part of North East England.


  • All ground floor
  • 1 x super-king double (zip/link can be twin), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, dry sauna, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area and multi-fuel stove.
  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Lawned garden with patio,furniture and chiminea
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: This property has a 5pm check in and a 9am check out

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.

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Note: This property has a 5pm check in and a 9am check out

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