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Lovely Self Catering Cottages in Gorgeous Countryside - West Cottage - sleeps 4, Family Friendly, Short Breaks possible

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Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Barnard Castle Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Luxury Cottages in Open Countryside, each Sleeps 4. Short Breaks on request.

Thwaite Cottages are 3 secluded luxury cottages converted from the original Thwaite farmhouse and barns in 2006. All the cottages have lovely views and are part of the Scargill Estate, which is situated in the beautiful countryside of County Durham, three miles south of the A66 near Barnard Castle an excellent walking, fishing and established antique shop area. The self-catering cottages are furnished to a high standard and are all well equipped including washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave oven and dishwasher, iron and ironing board, providing all the home comforts ideal for families and couples alike with ample parking and gardens with patio furniture. North and East cottage have open fires.

Each cottage sleeps 4. We can provide a cot and high chair on request. Luxury bed linen and towels are provided and utilities are included in your rental. You are welcome to bring a well behaved dog to East Cottage and North Cottage by prior arrangement.

Details for West Cottage - sleeps 4, Family Friendly, Short Breaks possible 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

West Cottage is all ground floor accommodation. The Lounge is comfortable and cosy with Freeview TV/DVD/Radio. The French windows lead out to the patio with quality patio furniture over looking the surrounding countryside. The large twin aspect Dining Kitchen is fully fitted with fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave oven and washer/dryer. The Bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have anti allergy duvet and pillows with luxury bed linen. The Bathroom is well equipped with bath/shower, WC and heated towel rail. The cottage sleeps four people; we also provide a cot and high chair on request if you have a young baby. Luxury bed linen and towels are provided and electricity and fuel is included in your rental. Pets are not allowed in West Cottage.

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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1 traveler review

West Cottage - sleeps 4, Family Friendly, Short Breaks possible
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

great cottage

  • 5 of 5

lovely cottages....nicely decorated and had everything you could need for staying in

had friends in the east cottage and it was great too....everybody enjoyed themselves

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Car: necessary

Thwaite Cottages are set amongst some of the most scenic countryside in the North East of England. Come and enjoy the natural beauty and tranquillity the area has to offer. Nearby Barnard Castle is a thriving historic market town with an array of fascinating antique shops. Local attractions include Raby Castle, offering medieval majesty and Victorian splendour with a 200 acre deer park surrounding the Castle and 18th century stables housing a coach and carriage museum. The Bowes Museum near Barnard Castle is a magnificent French style chateau housing one of the most superb decorative and fine art collections in Britain. Other attractions include Auckland Castle, Durham Castle, Bolton Castle, Green Howard’s Regimental Museum, Beamish Museum, Low Barns Nature Reserve, Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, Dales Countryside Museum and National Park Centre and Eggleston Hall walled gardens. There are plenty of excellent local restaurants and public houses along with a nearby theatre and cinema.


Rates & Availability

Barnard Castle Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Oct 8 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short breaks may be available upon request:
3 nights 70% of weekly rate
4 nights 75% of weekly rate
5 nights 85% of weekly rate
Please contact Julie Metcalfe, telephone 01723 373461

Weekly bookings Saturday to Saturday for North Cottage and West Cottage and Friday to Friday for East Cottage can be made directly through our website, otherwise please contact Julie Metcalfe, telephone 01723 373461.

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Barnard Castle Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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