Beautiful cottage situated close to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with plenty of walks and places to see, stay in or venture out, this is an ideal romantic getaway.
This beautiful romantic retreat set on a former working farm and is perfect for a couple looking for somewhere different to spend time together. There are wonderful views across open countryside towards Witton castle and the cottage is situated just 3 miles from Bishop Auckland on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding National Beauty. You are wonderfully positioned for days out exploring Weardale, Teesdale and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Picturesque Hamsterley Forest boasts plenty of wildlife and is ideal for peaceful walking, cycling and enjoying a picnic or visit popular Durham City, Barnard Castle, Raby Castle or the fascinating Bowes Museum and Gardens.
Access to the cottage is via five stone steps then you will be welcomed into the warm, well-equipped kitchen/diner with everything you need to prepare a romantic meal, including an electric oven and gas hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. There is a radio so you can tune in to your usual station too. Enjoy your meal sitting at the dining table which boasts fantastic views from the Bi-Fold doors. In the lounge there is a comfortable sofa where you can both curl up in front of the wood burner while watching your favourite shows on the Smart TV. Upstairs, on the first floor the spacious, attractive bedroom has a super king-size bed and views of the local scenic landscape and the bathroom has a bath, separate shower and WC.
Outside, the south facing, shared lawn leads down to a lovely little pond. There is also a patio area with seating directly outside the Bi-Fold doors where you can sit and watch the antics of the local sheep while you enjoy al fresco dining and drinks. If you fancy a change from cooking this lovely cottage also boasts on-site Ice Cream Parlour called The Dairy Barn where you can enjoy an artisan gelato, homemade cake or light lunch.
This property comes with ample off-road parking.