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  • The Hay Loft - (Ref. 982649)

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The Hay Loft

Brancepeth near Durham, Northumberland, DH7 8DR (Ref. 982649)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Dr Stewart

    “Great stay, very cosy place to stay.”

    Clean and well appointed. Comfortable beds. Not much space to move around the bedroom as bed takes up majority of the space - might be an issue if you have mobility problems etc. Would stay again happily.

    Clean and well appointed. Comfortable beds. Not much space to move around the bedroom as bed takes up majority of the space - might be an issue if you have mobility problems etc. Would stay again happily.

    - Dr Stewart, February 2020

Littlewhite Farm Cottages

Nestled on the fringes of the imposing, cathedral city of Durham, surrounded by a vast region of undulating countryside, with views out and over towards Brancepeth Castle, are these thoughtfully designed barn conversions boasting stone floors, quality furnishings and en-suite facilities. Perfectly suited to families, groups of couples or friends, this beautiful set of accommodation offers ground floor bedrooms and first floor open-plan living spaces. The light colour schemes, plush furniture and luxurious finish provide extremely comfortable setup to catch your rest in. Receive a warm welcome from the attractive interiors, brought together with country-style kitchen areas, fully-equipped and brightly lit from the natural light flooding in through Velux windows, quaint dining areas and cosy seating arrangements. Holding on to some of its best original features, this open-plan accommodation is wrapped in high wooden beams and exposed trusses, re-enforcing the delicate structure of the building, with considered lighting enhancing the thoughtful space. To the exterior is a delightful south-facing patio area with seating, so you can enjoy the fresh country air with alfresco dining. If you enjoy being outdoors, the spectacular North Pennines AONB is just a mere distance away, with intense views of unspoilt landscape stretching for miles and many opportunities for walking, fishing and picnicking available. Discover the impressive architecture and wonderful attractions such as the cathedral and castle at Durham, as well as a wealth of shops, bars and restaurants to explore. These exceptional cottages, to be enjoyed by family and friends alike, are just what you need for a well-deserved rest.

The property

The Hay Loft is a remarkable barn conversion resting in the picturesque village of Brancepeth, County Durham.

Wander inside to find two pleasantly presented, ground floor bedrooms with super king-size zip/link beds, for your choice of quality, comfort and style.

Upstairs is an attractive open-plan living area housing a kitchen with sleek worktops, the added convenience of a coffee station, a lovely dining area and plush sitting area, including a selection of games keeping you entertained of an evening.

The pretty decoration, along with luxury fixtures and fittings will have you unable to tear yourself away for a moment.

This cottage also includes a cloakroom on the first floor for convenience.

A refined retreat to be enjoyed by all!

Note: Property can be booked with Ref. 982648, together sleeping 10 people.


  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twins on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twins (zip/link) with en-suite walk-in shower basin and WC
  • First floor cloakroom
  • First floor open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Eco central heating
  • Electric range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 x highchairs and 2 x cots available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private patio with furniture and lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Durham 4.2 miles; Bishop Auckland 6.8 miles

This quaint, attractive village rests in County Durham, south-west of the city of Durham. It is a picturesque, old estate village, home to Brancepeth Castle and Brancepeth Castle Golf Club, regarded as one of the finest in the north-east of England. There is also a village hall hosting a number of weekly and monthly activities as well as as well as regular social events, open to members and non-members alike. The cathedral city of Durham is just a few short miles away, dominated by some incredible architecture as well as playing host to a wealth of first-class shops, restaurants, bars and more. Explore the stunning North Pennines AONB for eye-catching, undulating countryside, or pay a visit to the delightful market town of Bishop Auckland, known as the gateway to Weardale, this bustling town boasts Auckland Castle, the Binchester Roman Fort and a plethora of shops and eateries. Further afield is the fabulous Durham Heritage Coast, offering a wealth of beautiful landscapes with rugged cliffs and imposing headlands. This is a remarkable destination to base your family holiday.

Region Information

Please note, this property is only accepting 7 night or more bookings over the Christmas and New Year weeks.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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