Overlooking the River Wear, these superb conversions of the barn, old byre and stables provide a wonderful holiday retreat. Surrounded by unspoilt countryside and is set in a haven of peace and tranquillity. Adjoining one another, they lie within an attractive courtyard setting, complemented by a fountain and shrubberies. All the properties have been tastefully refurbished and are full of character and charm, with shared use of lovely grounds, children’s play area, summer house and games room. The pretty village of Frosterley has shops and pubs, with walks in every direction along Weardale. Described as England’s ’last wilderness’, and possibly one of the best kept secrets, the Durham Dales are situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, made up of a wonderful blend of rugged upland, impressive waterfalls, fertile river valleys and wild flower meadows. Pleasant towns and pretty villages dot the area – the historic market town of Barnard Castle lies within easy reach, and boasts castle remains overlooking the town, as well as the Bowes Museum. Built as an impressive French-style chateau, the museum houses a magnificent collection of fine and decorative art. Other places of interest are Raby Castle, the ruins of Egglestone Abbey and Rokeby Hall. Hexham (with stately abbey) is a good day trip out, as well as the splendid cathedral city of Durham, 15 miles. NB: Refs 24969, 24970, 24971 and 23712 (also on the same site) can be booked together to accommodate up to 27 guests.
Living room: With electric wood burner, TV, DVD player, CD player and beams.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and tiled floor.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and single bed.
Bedroom 3: With double bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Private parking for 2 cars.
All properties: Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot and highchair available on request. Games room with pool table (shared with other properties on-site). Landscaped gardens with lawned terraces, children’s swings and summer house (shared with owner and other properties on-site). ½-acre courtyard and patio with garden furniture and barbecue (shared with other properties on-site). No smoking. Please note: There is a pond 2 yards away, and a pond 30 yards away and 6 steps in the grounds.