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Westerton View

Coundon, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 930864)

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  • Bathrooms 1

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage was perfect.”

    It had everything that we needed and the owner was very kind and helpful. It was lovely to be greeted with a chicken casserole in the oven, ready for us to eat, after o... more

    It had everything that we needed and the owner was very kind and helpful. It was lovely to be greeted with a chicken casserole in the oven, ready for us to eat, after our journey there. What a kind thought! We also appreciated the dessert and wine - a brilliant way to begin our holiday.

The property

A cosy first floor apartment, conveniently situated in the centre of Coundon, just 10 miles south of Durham.

This pretty apartment offers bright and spacious accommodation and is well decorated and comfortably furnished and perfect for couples.

With one double bedroom, a lovely sitting room, a well-equipped kitchen, and a ground floor garden room, Westerton View is ideally placed for exploring this beautiful county.

Bishop Auckland is just a five minutes’ drive away with its shops, restaurants and an art complex.

On the outskirts of the town you can discover the secrets of the largest Roman Fort in the county at Binchester or perhaps book a night at Kynren (opening July 2016) and marvel at the pyrotechnics, stunning lighting and water effects depicting the North East’s colourful history.

The city of Durham is just a short drive north with an array of shops, pubs and restaurants, and a little further will take you to the Roman town of Chester-le-Street or Beamish Museum.

Further attractions accessible from this apartment include the Durham Dales, Newcastle upon Tyne, Hadrian's Wall, the Heritage Coast, Cragside at Rothbury and the North York Moors.

Centrally located, this apartment is the perfect place for touring the Durham area.


  • Mostly first floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room
  • Ground floor garden room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking for 1 car outside property
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile
  • Note: The owner offers a free evening meal on the day of arrival
  • Please contact the owner prior to your stay to arrange.

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About the location


Bishop Auckland 3 miles; Durham 10 miles; Barnard Castle 16 miles.

The County Durham village of Coundon is situated in one of the most beautiful counties of England, with a mining history which dates back to 1350. A short drive to the east brings you to bustling town of Bishop Auckland, elevated above the River Wear and known as the Gateway to Weardale. 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. On the outskirts of the town you can wander the ancient stones of the Binchester Roman Fort, the largest in the county or perhaps experience a magnificent evening of North East storytelling at Kynren, a seven acre stage with pyrotechnics, stunning lighting and water effects all part of the mix. A little further afield there are the delights of Barnard Castle with its cobbled streets and medieval castle towering over the River Tees, head north to Durham City home to the magnificent Cathedral, with its breathtaking vaulted ceiling and splendid architecture. The cathedral, the final resting place of the Venerable Bede, is one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the whole of Europe. Durham Castle stands side by side with the cathedral, on a prominent hilltop site, encircled by the wooded slopes of the River Wear below. The city itself offers elegant buildings and fascinating narrow streets with excellent shopping, eating and drinking to suit all tastes. Beautiful walking country is within easy reach of this village, with the North Pennines 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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