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Low Shipley Mill

(Ref. 16526)

Marwood near Barnard Castle, Yorkshire Dales - North Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • stay (6)
  • hot (5)
  • hot tub (5)
  • tub (5)
  • views (4)
  • great (4)

11 Customer Reviews

  • "Great place to stay for a girls weekend away, had everything we needed and beautiful views!"

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Nov 2023

  • "Had a lovely time but there were just a few things that I would have expected due to the cost of the holiday."

    There was no dryer, which, had it been raining and we all got wet after walking would have been a problem as we didn't have many clothes due to the short stay. We brought films to watch but there was no DVD player so we connected to the app as directed, which we had to sign up to with a subscription attached and it couldn't connect our phone to the TV. This was very annoying and took us out of the holiday, relaxed mood. We then had problems cancelling the subscription. Other than that it was a lovely clean place to stay, with nice views and a lovely big hot tub.

    Reviewed by Denise4.1Sep 2023

  • "Great location."

    Nice welcome package and kitchen had any utensil I could possibly need. Could do with a larger sign/sign closer to the gate for this particular lodge, and maybe fill a couple of pot holes, but I will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Jon5.0Sep 2023

  • "We all had a great time at Low Shipley Mill."

    The cottage was clean and spacious. We enjoyed using the hot tub! Only minor suggestions would be to provide some more tea towels for the kitchen and some scrubbers/washing up equipment.

    Reviewed by Joe4.7Jul 2023

  • "Brilliant weekend away."

    Cottage is immaculate and has all the facilities you would need. Hot tub was lovely with amazing views. Would definitely return. Thanks for a great weekend.

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Jul 2023

  • "A slightly bigger fridge would have been useful and the approach road could do with a bit of attention but otherwise, an excellent place to stay."

    Reviewed by Sean4.7Jul 2023

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay to celebrate a special birthday, stunning views from the hot tub and the sitting room."

    We will definitely be booking a return trip.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2023

  • "Really delighted with the stay, which was for a surprise birthday getaway."

    Not quite as secluded as we thought from the listing, however, absolutely stunning location and a beautiful property. Thank you for the lovely welcome hamper too; a nice surprise for those who arrived first ;-) It would be worth highlighting prominently on the listing also about vehicular access and the state of the road; fortunately our cars all managed, but I had contemplated bringing my sports car for the weekend which would never have made it down the track without considerable damage. Nonetheless, wouldn’t hesitate to book again!

    I have never commented on here before, but I feel it necessary to do so. I am very pleased that this party enjoyed their stay. But the comments about the road in are very exaggerated, yes the road is unmade in places which is pointed out in the details on the website. But to say that there would be considerable damage caused if a sports car was brought down is a bit far fetched. All cars come down the road quite happily, if you have a lower car, if you drive a bit slower and sensibly there would be no problem. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Owen4.7Jun 2023

  • "A fabulous property, spotlessly clean, comfortable and extremely well equipped."

    Owners couldnt have been more helpful and friendly. Stunning location. We will be back 5*

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Apr 2023

  • "The Cottage is stunning."

    Cleanliness and amenities were 10/10. We couldn't recommend it enough. Thank you for a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by Shellene5.0Apr 2023

  • "An outside light near the hot tub for access would be really good."

    It’s very dark when getting in and out of it.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Feb 2023

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with Smart TV, 1 x bunk with Smart TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and heated towel rail
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 6 x Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed lawned courtyard with furniture and patio with hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.4 miles, pub 3.3 miles
  • Note: Access to this property is via a 1-mile single track unmade road
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times due to surrounding livestock

The property

Barnard Castle 5.5 miles.

Perched in Marwood near Barnard Castle, Durham, is this superb stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion, Low Shipley Mill.

Enjoying a fantastic location surrounded by rolling countryside with views of the Dales, and an interior boasting a wealth of character features, including exposed beams, Low Shipley Mill is a truly exceptional pet-friendly dwelling for a group or family of eight.

Upon arrival, you will find an enclosed courtyard with dining furniture featuring a table made from the old water mill, along with a bubbling hot tub where you can sit back and soak up the gorgeous Dale views.

Step into the spacious kitchen/diner, where you can rustle up tasty dishes ready to enjoy at the dining table over a bottle of wine, or alfresco out on the patio.

Kick-back and relax in the stylish sitting room, with Smart TV with Freeview, plush seating, woodburning stove, and a glass window providing an amazing outlook on the original working, colour-changing water mill below!

If you fancy watching something different, there is also an inviting snug to retire to.

On the first floor, you can freshen up in the well-appointed bathroom, before retiring to one of four beautifully decorated bedrooms, two king-size with their own en-suite shower room, a twin and a bunk, all with Smart TVs with Freeview.

For your local amenities, head over to the historic town of Barnard Castle, where you can stock up on essentials at the well-stocked convenience store, or tuck-in to a tasty meal at The Old Well Inn.

Within the town, you can also enjoy the attractions of The Bowed Museum, Deepdale Nature Reserve, the excellent Barnard Castle Golf Club and the stunning Barnard Castle.

Continue onto Staindrop, where you will find the beautiful 14th-century Raby Castle Park and Gardens, or further along to Richmond, where you can tour Richmond Castle, the River Swale Waterfalls and the Round Howe & Hudswell Woods.

Be sure to check out the delights of Darlington, home to the Head of Steam Darlington Railway Museum, Thornton Hall Gardens, and the Michelin star eatery of Raby Hunt Inn.

For a truly memorable stay in Durham, look no further than Low Shipley Mill.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas