This single storey cottage was once the charming gate house to the imposing Walworth Castle, near the thriving market town of Darlington, in County Durham.
Set within beautiful 18-acre grounds of fabulous lawns and woodlands, this stone-built cottage still retains lots of its charm with a castellated stone structure.
Perfect for families, friends and couples alike, this heart-warming accommodation has been thoughtfully decorated to reveal a high quality finish throughout.
The entrance is through a gate at the front and down a pathway taking you to a small porch, where immediately inside you will come to a cloakroom.
Next the kitchen presents itself with sleek granite worktops, modern, integrated fixtures and contemporary colourways.
The living room comprises a lovely set of patchwork sofas, a gas fire on the wall, and adjoins the TV room, which boasts French doors leading to the outdoor space.
Take some time to gather your thoughts in the conservatory with a good book, or get together with the family in the dining room for a sociable gathering over dinner.
Indulge in the luxurious hot tub after a tiresome day walking the fabulous Dales, positioned on the patio, it nestles in a private spot next to the summer house and garden furniture.
Walworth Castle is a stunning Grade I listed, 12th century castle, playing host to a fabulous three-star hotel, benefitting a lovely bar and restaurant, serving delicious drinks and afternoon tea, as well as a scrumptious dinner menu.Walworth Castle Lodge is located within walking distance to Walworth Castle Birds of Prey centre which is the number one tourist attraction in County Durham.
Nearby, Darlington offers an abundance of well-appointed amenities and is well-known for its railway connections.
The wonderful city of Durham is situated to the north, with its majestic cathedral and castle waiting to be explored.
The surrounding region offers beautiful countryside rich with classic Dales landscape of dry stone walls, rivers and valleys.
This charm-filled cottage is ideal for those seeking adventure among the Northern Dales.
Maximum of 2 dogs allowed
About the location
Yarm 10 miles; Richmond 12 miles.
The large market town of Darlington lies on the southern boundaries of County Durham, a thriving town, well known for its railway connections. Notably, Stephenson's Locomotion has made its home in the Railway Museum there and nearby, Shildon offers a second Railway Museum in association with the York Museum. Darlington has a wide range of restaurants, pubs and cafes, an active Civic Theatre, a Forum Music Centre, multiplex cinemas, plus lots of retail outlets, both indoor and outdoor, which are sure to keep you busy. The famous Croft racing circuit lies six miles the south of the town and is popular with car and motorcycle enthusiasts. Darlington provides a good hub, with various points of interests radiating from it, including the beautiful City of Durham to the north, with its majestic cathedral and castle, plus Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Saltholme RSPB Reserve, to the east on the coast, fringing the North York Moors. To the south York, Harrogate and Ripon beckon, whilst in the west, the wonderful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales is close by. With easy access to so many wonderful places, Darlington offers a unique base for the imaginative explorer.
Please note that from 11am on the 30th of November - 11am on the 1st of December 2018 the castle and grounds will be off limit due to a wedding.