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Bellevue

Cotherstone near Barnard Castle, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 1077930)

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The property

Perched in the quaint village of Cotherstone near Barnard Castle in Teesdale, is this charming, semi-detached cottage, Bellevue.

Situated just 20 yards away from a traditional pub and offering a plethora of scenic walks, this lovely dwelling is the ideal base for a family getaway.

Park up outside and locate the home with its red door, step inside and house your shoes and coats in the hallway.

Enter the wonderful sitting room, unwind on the plush sofas, with the alluring woodburning stove to gently heat the room and a Smart TV to catch up your favourite shows.

Adjacent to the sitting room is a snug room, also boasting a woodburning stove, two sumptuous twin powered reclining sofas and neutral décor for a relaxing ambiance; curl up with a compelling novel and escape reality for a moment.

Prepare heart-warming meals in the bespoke kitchen, with an electric double oven to assist you and a washing machine to keep your holiday attire fresh.

When dinner is served, settle down at the dining table, uncork a bottle of wine and toast to splendid escape to the countryside.

Carry the conversation into the conservatory to soak in the last of the sun and enjoy a game of cards or a board game for some quality time with the family.

As the evening grows dark, climb upstairs to indulge in a soak in the Jacuzzi bath, with a sloped, beamed ceiling to remind you of your rural setting.

Choose between three excellent bedrooms, all providing storage space for you to unload your possessions; there is a double, a twin and a single, beautifully laid-out for a calming atmosphere.

Kick-start your day with a refreshing rinse in the shower before joining your family in the kitchen/diner for breakfast, where you can discuss the plans for the day.

Step out of your door and into the heart of Cotherstone where you'll find two delightful country pubs, The Fox & Hounds, serving delicious homecooked meals prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and The Red Lion, perfect for ending the evening with a crisp pint of ale and a game of darts.

Take advantage of the rolling countryside and take a scenic drive to Spurlswood beck waterfall for a peaceful walk through the woodlands and a pretty waterfall and be sure to visit Tees Valley Railway Walk to stroll along the old railway line; here you can soak in spectacular views of Teesdale, either on foot or on a bike.

Explore the charming market town of Barnard Castle, aptly named after the castle in which it was built around, here you can discover a fabulous selection of quaint shops, perfect for picking up a keepsake, indulge in a bite to eat at one of the delicious eateries that decorate the high-street, or visit The Bowes Museum which offers a diverse collection of paintings, porcelains and marquetry spanning three floors.

For more stunning sights, visit the delightful village of Staindrop, home to Georgian houses, a country pub and nearby is the medieval Raby Castle, dating back to the 14th century and enveloped by an abundance of greenery and Deer Park to explore, as well as a Tea Rooms for a cup of tea.

Embark on an adventure to the market town of Darlington to learn about the first -ever steam trains at the Head of Steam Museum, or enjoy some retail therapy at the shopping centre, which also offers a selection of restaurants.

Be sure to spend the day in the city of Durham for a wealth of attractions, tour the fine interior of Durham Castle, be engrossed by the architecture at the cathedral and relish some tranquillity at the Botanic Garden.

For an unforgettable holiday with your loved ones, stay at Bellevue.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating with two woodburning stoves
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available upon request
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed rear patio garden with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

BARNARD CASTLE

Staindrop 6 miles; Richmond 13 miles; Darlington 16 miles; Durham 20 miles.

The market town of Barnard Castle is situated in the unspoilt countryside of Teesdale in County Durham. It stands on the site of an ancient Roman fort which crosses the river. The medieval ruins of the castle still tower over the river and are well worth a visit. Known affectionately as 'Barney’ by residents and visitors alike, the town boasts cobble streets, yards and back lanes, which were first laid out in the 12th century. The nearby Bowes Museum is well worth a visit and a wonderful way to spend a day wandering around this beautiful building and experiencing the fascinating exhibitions. Beautiful walking country is right on the doorstep of this lovely market town, with woodland walks and cycle routes and the Lake District, the Pennine and Teesdale Ways, and the River Tees and magnificent waterfalls at High Force are all within easy reach.

Region Information

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