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

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 East Cottage - sleeps 4, Family, Dog Friendly, Short Breaks possible 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

East Cottage is laid out over two floors. The twin aspect Sitting Room with countryside views is tastefully furnished with traditional open log fire and Freeview TV/DVD/Radio. The light spacious Dining Kitchen is fully fitted featuring a 6 seat dining table. Kitchen equipment includes fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave oven and dishwasher the utility houses the washer/dryer, iron and ironing board. The garden has a lovely patio with quality patio furniture. The Bedrooms are elegantly furnished and have anti allergy duvet and pillows with luxury bed linen. There is a well equipped family bathroom and a shower room. 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. You are welcome to bring one well behaved dog to East Cottage.

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
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Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Lovely cottage, peaceful and secluded but not so far off the beaten track as to make it difficult to get to. Extremely well equipped and furnished and loved that the Christmas tree was still up when we booked over the New year. Great location for walking which we did and near enough to historic market town for a little retail therapy and a pint.
Jan 2015
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East Cottage - sleeps 4, Family, Dog Friendly, Short Breaks possible
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

East Cottage

  • 5 of 5

East Cottage is beautiful and in a lovely setting. It is very clean, well maintained and well appointed. It is in a quiet setting but close enough to the A66 for sight seeing purposes. There is plenty to see and do in the area and we would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • 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

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Oct 28 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
Changeover Day: Sunday
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 +44 (0) 1723 373461

Weekly bookings can be made directly through our website booking system: Saturday - Saturday for North and West Cottage, and Friday - Friday for East Cottage. Any other requirements, please contact Julie Metcalfe +44 (0 )1723 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
  • Luxury
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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