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Victoria Cottage

Butterknowle near Barnard Castle, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 964581)


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Kitchener

    “This cottage is in County Durham - not the Yorkshire Dales.”

    The pre-holiday information sent was all about Yorkshire (and therefore not appropriate). There is a lot going on in County Durham and your information should reflect that (even if it is not that far from North Yorkshire).

    The pre-holiday information sent was all about Yorkshire (and therefore not appropriate). There is a lot going on in County Durham and your information should reflect that (even if it is not that far from North Yorkshire). Anyway, we had a wonderful time there and can thoroughly recommend the cottage. The owner was very helpful - and the neighbours warm and friendly.

The property

A warming, well-furnished cottage just outside of Butterknowle in Durham.

The cosy living areas and fantastic surroundings make this cottage perfect for a small family to enjoy a holiday in this fantastic location.

The sitting room is spacious with delightful carpets and comfortable leather sofas sat in front of the woodburning stove and TV to make it the ideal chilling room in the colder evenings.

The downstairs also comes set with a cloakroom and utility as well as a large kitchen diner, a very well-appointed room with stylish fixtures and fittings.

The upstairs bares two elegantly decorated bedrooms with charming features as well as ample storage for clothes and shoes.

There is also a stylish family bathroom to finish off the interior of 2 Victoria Cottages.

To the front of the cottage sits a delightful small lawn area, providing a fantastic chilling spot on the warmer days.

The delightful village of Butterknowle is just over 2 miles away, home to a popular pub, a newsagents and some excellent views all around.

Butterknowle sits in between the two popular towns of Barnard Castle and Bishop Aukland, both around 8 miles in either direction, they are both well worth a visit offering a good range of activities.

Also within reach are the Bowes Museum, Raby Castle with its deer park and High Force waterfall.

A pleasant cottage in a fantastic location.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king size zip/link, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with shower over, basin and WC, ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WIFI, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 cars
  • Front lawn
  • Four well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles and pub 1.7 miles.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

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