|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Luxury fitted master en-suite bedroom with super king sized bed. Patio door with external ornamental staircase, showcasing outreaching views of the Dale, large pond and lush green pastures and leading to ground floor outdoor seating area. Luxury en-Suite bathrooms with individual shower and shower over bath, wc, towel warmer, Oil Fired Central Heating throughout. Towels, robes and hairdryer provided. Fully fitted oak kitchen with granite dining table. Electric hob, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher, ironing facilities, all crockery and pans provided. The living space is open plan with comfortable sofas, perfect for relaxing on and watching TV, a DVD, listening to your favourite music or reading. Internet Access. All linen, towels and robes are provided in the price and changed weekly.
Luxury self catering cottages, with fabulous views across the dales, conveniently appointed with easy access from the A66. A great base for visiting, walking or cycling in Teesdale an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Exploring Richmond, Durham, Newcastle, North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and The Lakes. Beautifully rebuilt and refurbished into luxury self-catering accommodation adjoining the main house and set in large attractive landscaped gardens with very own Stonehenge feature. The property boasts magnificent views across miles and miles of beautiful open countryside. Ample on site parking.
Your hosts at the cottages are Stephen and Anne they have lived at East Roods for over 20 years in the main house adjoining the holiday cottages.
They have a family business close by in the village of Boldron established for over 30 years, in construction, plant and machinery hire for earthworks, crushing and screening in the quarrying industry.
They have three grown-up children who enjoy visiting home in between travelling, and working around the UK and abroad.
Their interests include good food, nice wine, country pursuits, sailing and theatre.
Anne is a qualified holistic therapist, who enjoys gardening, dance and cooking.
Stephen is Managing Director of the family firm and enjoys vintage tractors and steam engines.
Anne Kearton purchased this cottage in 1993
A very comfortable, in fact somewhat luxurious cottage, ideally situated just outside Barnard Castle. We had a wonderful stay, made all the better by the delightful warm welcome. Frankly, the best cottage in which we have stayed.
We had an amazing stay at the Keaton Lodge it had everything you could want and a little more. The facilities at the lodge were brilliant it was so clean and well finished. Anne was lovely to deal with and would certainly stay here again. Thank you for a great holiday.
Anne is a charming hostess and the cottage is superb in every respect and exceeded our expectations. There are many places to visit in this wonderful area. Barnard Castle is very close where you can get anything you want. We enjoyed our stay and wish we had booked it for longer. We would definitely recommend it to all ou friends and family.
we enjoyed the property and the stunning views, there was everything you needed in the house, it was exceptionally clean, tidy and comfortable. The owners were very accommodating and looked after us very well. We would definitely return to explore more of the area, Barnard Castle was very nice, with Bowes museum a must see. Raby Castle also worth a visit and we also enjoyed the evening at the open air show Kynren. The next time will be for a longer visit.
We had a wonderful weeks stay at Kearton Lodge. The cottage is very nice and comfortable. Anne was very accommodating and even had cakes, fruit juice and milk waiting for us. The views from the lodge look straight over the rolling country side. The area was great to explore. Barnard Castle is a lovely town. We were spoilt weather wise as the week we stayed was the hottest this year. We will definitely be staying again. I would recommend this accommodation to anyone who wants a great holiday cottage in an outstanding area with lovely owners.
We have just had 5 wonderful days at the Kearton Lodge from arrival to departure we have enjoyed every moment.
On arrival Anne gave us a lovely welcome along with a full introduction to the cottage answered any questions we had gave info on the local area and were to visit etc.... and even had the kettle on ready for us with fresh warm scones.
The cottage is fantastic and has everything you need the little extra touches are so lovely (easter egg bunny) and fresh flowers along with high quality toiletries and the beautiful smelling reed diffusers all make it extra special
The cottage is of such a high standard and is a real treat and you feel welcome and at home from walking in.
We used the sauna during our stay which was brilliant and was such a lovely thing to have been able to use.
We re-booked with Anne just as we left for a stay over christmas and new year and we cannot wait to return
Thank you for a great holiday
Emma & Lee
The nearest airports are: Durham Tees Valley approx 40 minutes drive (26.7 miles). Newcastle Airport approx an hours drive (62.4 miles). The property is easily accessed from the A66, 13 miles west of Scotch Corner from the A1.
Boldron is the nearest village. Barnard Castle is approx 3 miles away with a wide range of pubs, restaurants, hair and beauty salons, antique shops, supermarkets, butchers and bakeries. Barnard Castle is the home of the magnificent Bowes Museum and its famous Castle Ruins. There are many wonderful places to eat in the surrounding area. We are only 9 miles away from Tan Hill the highest pub in England and 12 miles away from High Force Waterfall.
Whether its shopping, fishing, riding, sailing, off roading, walking, cycling, bird watching or simply chilling out and escaping to a little known about beautiful place with your friends and family. All your needs can be catered for in Teesdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty.