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The Coach House

(Ref. 1072675)

Frosterley, Yorkshire Dales - North Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • cottage (13)
  • lovely (11)
  • comfortable (11)
  • debbie (10)
  • house (9)
  • coach (9)

23 Customer Reviews

  • "The Coach House really was a perfect place for us to stay and have some rest and relaxation."

    It was spotlessly clean, comfortable and warm and had everything we needed. Debbie and Nigel were close by in case of any problems but we didn't see them to talk to until our last day. They are lovely and friendly and provided some lovely buns, flowers and milk for our arrival. We had some lovely walks into the Wear valley, drove into Stanhope for the butchers and bakers and greengrocers. We had a coffee by the open fire in the Vicars Pele tower in Corbridge. It was freezing outside so it was great to find somewhere to warm up. Our dog was more than welcome in there and was given a few biscuits. We liked the bookshop opposite the cafe too. Information on both places, and more was provided by Debbie before our arrival. I can't fault anything and I can't think of anything that could be improved either. I have recommended the Coach House to family and Friends already. We had the best week - thank you!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jan 2024

  • "We had a really great time in the coach house."

    Comfortable and warm. Had everything you need for a home to home feeling. Fantastic hosts . Situated in the most beautiful landscape.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Nov 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay with our guide dog puppy, Noah."

    The cottage was well equipped, comfortable and warm.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Oct 2023

  • "The coach house is a stunning property."

    The owners Debbie and Nigel have gone all out to cater for all your needs. The welcome pack of scones, jam and cream where a lovely surprise and all the information/ recommendations on places to visit etc that the owners provided where very helpful. The cottage is situated in an ideal location with village shops etc near by and is close enough to get to all the places we wanted to visit during our stay. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we will certainly be back

    Reviewed by Kimberley5.0Sep 2023

  • "What a lovely little cottage and in a quiet spot."

    No expense spared on the equipment. We had everything we needed for a most enjoyable stay and wished we could’ve stayed longer. The owners were most helpful in their suggestions as to places to see and eat etc. There were plenty of leaflets and books on the area in the cottage too, so very much spoilt for choice. Thank you very much for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Sep 2023

  • "The Coach House is a lovely place to stay and a great base for holidays in the Durham Dales."

    Debbie and Nigel are great hosts and gave us super information about local attractions and places to eat. Can thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "The property was gorgeous it had everything you could possibly need and more!"

    Debbie had left a vase of sunflowers and some delicious cakes from a local bakery. We loved it there, the surrounding countryside was stunning lots to see and do!

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage is beautiful."

    There isn't anything to improve on. The owners Debbie and Nigel couldn't have been more helpful. Excellent would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Aug 2023

  • "We received a very warm welcome from Nigel and Debbie."

    Rooms were very comfortable and we enjoyed visiting historic sites in the area

    Reviewed by Marshall5.0Aug 2023

  • "Had a lovely week at the coach house, cottage was spotless and had everything that you would need for a comfortable stay."

    Lovely treats on arrival from Debbie and Nigel were much appreciated after our journey! Lots of things to do and places to see within easy traveling distance of Frosterley. Was sad to leave and hope to return at some time soon.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful and spotlessly clean cottage."

    Scones, jam and cream were waiting for us on the table upon our arrival and doggie biscuits for our Micky. Lovely location with plenty to explore in the surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2023

  • "A delightful cottage ideally located for seeing many of the sites the area has to offer."

    The owners were very friendly and welcoming. Freshly baked scones were waiting for us along with jam and cream---beautiful. Plenty of space to park the car off road and pet friendly. Very comfortable and well-equipped kitchen. A perfect getaway for a couple and their dog.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jun 2023

  • "The Coach house was comfortable and very well equipped."

    Debbie and Nigel were lovely. There were welcoming flowers and cakes as well as tea , coffee and fresh milk for us to use if we’d come unprepared. We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Georgina5.0Apr 2023

  • "This is a lovely place to stay."

    It is located alongside one other property, but is very private. There is access to a lovely paddock - which is great for stargazing. The coach house has a lovely kitchen-lounge diner and a bedroom with the comfiest of beds. The bathroom has an amazing shower. In other words, all you need for a restful break in the beautiful Weardale countryside. Deb and Nigel strike the perfect balance between being attentive hosts and giving their guests privacy to enjoy their break. We loved our stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2023

  • "An excellent cottage for two people in a great location for walking."

    Warm and comfortable and very well equipped. Owners were very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by David4.7Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage with everything you need."

    Spotlessly clean, beautiful decor, extremely comfortable. Owners were so welcoming and were available if we needed them. Ideal location in a lovely setting, to explore the Yorkshire Dales. Would highly recommend to a couple. Dog friendly with nice walks nearby.

    Reviewed by Liz5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a wonderful break in this truly stunning cottage which was furnished to a very high standard."

    We were welcomed with fresh roses and scones, jam and clotted cream … what more could you ask for

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    Very welcoming. Great location for cycling/walking.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent property for 2 people, everything thought of by our Debbie our lovely host."

    The property is tastefully decorated and has a wide range of modern appliances and safe parking use of a wildflower meadow in a small friendly village. Beautiful quiet area and good restaurants in surrounding villages plus a helpful co op store a walk away

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "Ideal cottage for 2 plus a dog."

    Great location, great walks from the cottage.

    Reviewed by Bob5.0May 2022

  • "We stayed for four nights and wished we'd booked for longer."

    The cottage was perfect and the use of the paddock behind it was great for exercising our dog. The owners were very welcoming and their gifts of scones, jam and clotted cream were most appreciated. We'd not been to Co. Durham before and there's so much to explore that we'd like to return.

    Reviewed by Bob4.7Apr 2022

  • "The Coach House is decorated and furnished to the highest standard, and extremely comfortable."

    It's in a fantastic location for visiting some of the most beautiful scenery in England. And the hosts, Debbie and Nigel, are friendly and helpful. 10/10

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Apr 2022

  • "The Coach House was the perfect base to explore this beautiful area."

    The cottage was cosy and beautifully appointed, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The setting is peaceful and the owners very welcoming. Thoughtful touches make a stay at the Coach House a real pleasure.

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Mar 2022

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washing machine / tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile

The property

Settled on the peaceful grounds of the owners home, in the heart of the quaint village of Frosterley, in the picturesque County of Durham, rests this charming stone-built holiday home, The property is 3 miles away from Stanhope, the old market town of Weardale.

The Coach House.

Set across one level and boasting a sociable yet snug open-plan living space, The Coach House makes an idyllic base for a romantic escape to the country.

Park up on the spacious driveway resting at the foot of this lovely dwelling before unloading your belongings and making your way through the charming pastel blue doorway and into your new home-from-home to begin your staycation.

Kick off your muddy walking boots as you enter into the open-plan living space, beautifully-appointed with a welcoming neutral décor and home to a snug sofa gathered in front of the TV, perfect for settling down with your better half to catch up on your favourite shows of an evening.

When stomachs start to rumble, discover the well-equipped kitchen tucked away at the rear of the sociable space, home to a range of fantastic facilities to assist with your self-catering needs, including an electric oven and hob as well as a handy washing machine and dishwasher.

Prepare a romantic meal for two before gathering together with your better half at the nearby dining table to serve up the fruits of your labour; a lovely spot to uncork a bottle of wine and indulge in some long overdue quality time together.

As day draws to night, retire for the evening to the sumptuous double bedroom, where exposed wooden beams decorated the vaulted ceiling above, providing a snug setting to rest your eyes ahead of a new day.

In the morning, kick-start your day with an invigorating rinse in the spacious walk-in shower enclosure before heading out on foot to better acquaint yourself with your surroundings.

Embark on an adventure in the North East with a stay at The Coach House.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1071176, together sleeping up to eight guests.

Frosterley Cottages

These two-lovely stone-built cottages are settled in the heart of the charming village of Frosterley, in County Durham. Enveloped in miles of picturesque countryside, these two delightful holiday homes provide comfortable and welcoming accommodation for couples, families and friends sharing. The smaller of the two, The Coach House, is an idyllic base for a romantic retreat, home to a sumptuous double bedroom and boasting an open-plan living space, perfect for making the most of your quality time together with your significant other, whilst The Barn offers three bedrooms in a quirky reverse-level layout, each beautifully-appointed with an effortless pairing of traditional and contemporary décor. All of your local amenities are nestled on your doorstep, with two traditional country pubs alongside a well-stocked convenience store settled a short walk away from Frosterley Cottages, whilst a larger variety of choice can be found in the market town of Barnard Castle. Be sure to pack your clubs and test your swing with a round of golf at Barnard Castle Golf Club, tour the medieval ruins of Barnard Castle, dating back to the 12th century, or if that's not your thing, take a scenic stroll through the woodland at Deepdale Nature Reserve; a lovely spot to indulge in a picnic in a tranquil setting. Just short drive away you will find the charming village of Stanhope, home to an impressive castle, the Weardale Nature Reserve, sure to entice any keen ramblers and cyclists with its rolling landscape, as well as a vintage railway and historic mining museum. A wander through the village will find a delightful selection of gift shops where you can purchase souvenirs to remember your trip by, art galleries showcasing local artists, tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and takeaways, ensuring there is something for every taste and budget. Nearby you will find the scenic hiking trails of the Weardale Way, Harehope Quarry Project, Pine Woods and Warren’s Peak for those who cannot get enough of the scenery. Jump in the car and journey to the town of Bishop Auckland, where you can marvel at the captivating Gothic Revival architecture of Auckland Castle or immerse yourself in local history with a tour of Bishop Auckland People’s Museum. Whilst you're in the area, take a step back in time with a trip to Kynren, where the haunting tales of the Vikings, Tudors, King Arthur and Queen Elizabeth are brought to life with an enchanting blockbuster performance, rated one of five top performances to see in the UK. Get better acquainted with your surroundings and embark on a two-wheeled adventure via the former railway line running between Brandon to Bishop Auckland Railway Path, a traffic-free 9-mile trail enveloped in unspoilt woodland or lace up your walking boots and follow the The Pennine Way through the rolling hills of the Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Venture further afield and discover the bustling city of Durham, where the cathedrals ancient cloisters are famed as the backdrop for scenes in the Harry Potter franchise; here you can tour the vibrant 10-hectare Botanic Garden, hire a rowing boat and float atop the waters of the River Wear, or treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy with a wander through the indoor market. For a memorable retreat to the North East, choose Frosterley Cottages.

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

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About the location

FROSTERLEY

Barnard Castle 15 miles; Durham 20 miles; Newcastle 26 miles.

Frosterley is a pretty village situated 20 miles from Durham and 26 miles from Newcastle. The area is described as England’s last wilderness and possibly one of the best kept secrets, nearby Bollihope Common, is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a place of Special Scientific Interest for birdlife and dragonflies, made up of a wonderful blend of rugged upland, impressive waterfalls, fertile river valleys and wild flower meadows. Pleasant market towns dot the area and the historic market town of Barnard Castle lies within easy reach, and boasts castle remains overlooking the town, as well as the impressive Bowes Museum. Built as an impressive French-style chateau, the museum houses a magnificent collection of fine and decorative art. Other places of interest close to Barnard Castle are the ruins of Egglestone Abbey and Rokeby Hall, High Force, Cauldron’s Snout, Derwent Resevoir, Hexham (with stately abbey) is within easy reach, as well as the magnificent cathedral city of Durham. A little further afield, the Lakes and Northumberland Heritage coastline await exploration.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas