Tucked away in the lovely village of Cotherstone, just a few miles north of Barnard Castle, with walking trails in abundance and picturesque landscape scenery enveloping the area in rich pastures and wild moors, this attractive stone cottage boasts a fabulous, first-rate interior.
Facing a small village green, with a good pub just a couple of doors away and a quaint village shop, is this delightful base, suitable for couples or a small family of three looking to explore a wonderful region of the North.
Park your car outside and step over the terraced patio to be welcomed by a cosy, beautifully presented living room, uplifted by an electric fire set on the wall and a pleasant dining area at one side of the room.
Next you will come to the kitchen, fully appointed with many refinements and tasteful finishing touches, amply equipping you with all you need to get through a comfortable stay.
Just off from the kitchen is the ground floor bathroom with a lovely tiled finish and quality fixtures.
The bedrooms are up a staircase adorned by a feature window and considered lighting, choose from a double or a single room, both dressed in thoughtful décor to enhance your mood.
The double room offers views out over the village green.
Enjoy this charming location by the wooded banks of the rivers Tees and Balder, discover the many walking trails in the local area and stop off for a drink in one of the local pubs along the way.
Nearby, the market town of Barnard Castle offers an assorted variety of things to do, and further afield you can take an adventurous trip out to the North Pennines AONB, Yorkshire Dales National Park and even the Lake District.
This glorious destination and lovely holiday home are not to be missed.
About the location
Barnard Castle 4.4 miles; Bishop Auckland 20.7 miles
This pretty village of Cotherstone is nestled by the wooded banks of the rivers Tees and Balder, within Teesdale in the south west of County Durham. Resting three miles upstream of Barnard Castle, with several listed buildings, a cluster of stone built houses and three village greens, this delightful location is superb for touring the beautiful North Pennines AONB and the northern region of Yorkshire Dales National Park. The village is sparsely populated by isolated farmsteads, boasts two local pubs and small shop, and a quaint village hall. Take a gentle stroll along the 6-mile Circular Walk from the Fox and Hounds on the West Green and enjoy the pleasant countryside surrounds and picturesque views along the way. Nearby Barnard Castle offers cobble streets, yards and back lanes, a 16th century bridge and castle ruins as well as a plethora of shops and bars. Further walking routes are right on the doorstep from here with the Lake District, the Pennine and Teesdale Ways, all within easy reach. Explore a rich area of beautiful moors, verdant pastures and historic architecture, all from a fabulous village base!