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Detached Country Cottage With Log Burning Stove In A Delightful Rural Hamlet



Updated: 20-Oct-2016
Lovely detached cottage in relaxing rural location - an ideal base for all activities and interests!

Standing in its own grounds in a stunning rural area with views over the historic ruins of Egglestone Abbey yet within both walking and driving distance of nearby Barnard Castle as well as other areas of interest. Plenty of activities within easy distance along with places to eat to suit all appetites! Central heating, TV, WiFi, telephone. Garden furniture/BBQ, duvets and linen provided. Ground floor twin bedroom (ramp available by arrangement) and useful large utility room!

Where we've shown the Minimum Rate which is applicable for mid week short (3 night) breaks

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the Owner

Set in a rural hamlet tucked away at the end of a short drive, with panoramic views over the surrounding area this delightful cottage is ideal for a relaxing base from which to enjoy your stay whilst taking in your choice from all the variety of interests and activities available within the area.

Managed in house through the estate Land Agents, W H T Salvin MRICS, who are available to assist with all details of your booking to ensure you have a pleasant and enjoyable stay.

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From the Owner

The cottage forms part of the Rokeby Estate and is the smaller of two properties available for holiday lets. Converted and upgraded to provide a warm and welcoming base for your holiday - whether you just want to relax and do little or take in as much activity as possible - The Old Cottage will be ideal!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Barnard Castle at 1.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Barnard Castle at 1.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : A66 - leading to: A1M or M6 at 1.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Barnard Castle at 1.5 Miles Car: recommended


Shops, supermarket, fuel, banks and a variety of antique and other niche shops are available in nearby Barnard Castle along with Bowes Museum and other places of interest including Raby Castle, Durham to the north, Richmond (14 miles) both steeped in history. The Moors, Dales and Lakes are all within easy travelling distance too.

Further Details:

A variety of leisure pursuits include riding, tennis and fishing together with other adventure sports.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 16
21 Oct 2016 - 3 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 17
4 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 18
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Further information and the booking calendar may be found on our web site as follows: www.rokebyholidaycottages.co.uk

The Old Cottage is available for flexible holiday breaks: Saturday - Saturday weekly stays; Friday - Monday short break, Monday to Friday/Saturday or indeed Friday to Friday where possible. Please contact the owner to discuss your individual requirements and we will be happy to assist!

Changeover Day:
Changeover day for weekly stays is Saturday.
3 night weekend/short breaks are available - please enquire!

Notes on prices:
Weekend bookings are available during certain periods throughout the year - please check for availability!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 20-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Full central heating as well as a splendid log burning fire - with logs provided, the property has telephone and internet access. A network of walks nearby, including delightful riverside walks.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled en-suite with shower, w.c. and handbasin to double bedroom 1 family bathroom on the Ground Floor with bath having shower over, w.c. and handbasin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground Floor bedroom with twin beds. First Floor bedroom with double bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Delightful gardens overlooking farmland and the Abbey ruins to the front and farmland to the side and rear. Plenty of outside space for al fresco dining with garden furniture and barbecue provided. Ample parking space. Utility Room: Butler's sink, automatic washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen - duvets - and towels are supplied and changed weekly. Extra towels and extra linen are available upon request if required. Other: Rear lobby/store off the utility room.

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