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This stylish barn conversion creates the perfect retreat for country lovers

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Cottage in Westwick, Nr. Barnard Castle, County Durham, England - Peaceful Hamlet, One Mile From The Historic Market Town Of Barnard Castle And The Bowes Museum

Pinfold Cottage at Nether Westwick is a newly converted byre exuding comfort, character and craftsmanship. Set in beautiful unspoilt Teesdale the self-catering accommodation is only a mile from the attractive, historic market town of Barnard Castle, with its castle, abbey, museum, inns, individual shops, antiques and restaurants. The spacious accommodation overlooks rolling pastures divided by ancient stone walls, close to the River Tees and between the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing a restful retreat whatever the weather.

Sally Davies
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Sally Davies

Nether Westwick, a listed farmhouse with attached byres, was purchased by Martin and Sally in 2007. After converting the byre to provide very comfortable, spacious and stylish guest accommodation we set about restoring the house for our own use. When not restoring ancient buildings Martin works as a model maker and Sally is curator of a local historic house.

Sally Davies purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Sally Davies chose County Durham

We always intended to return to the beautiful northern dales and when a friend found this listed property, which could provide space for us and our guests in a delightful rural setting with easy access to Barnard Castle, there was no going back.

What makes this cottage unique

Pinfold Cottage has been lovingly converted to create a comfortable and spacious country retreat. It has views to the west over meadows divided by ancient stone-walls and to the east is the secluded south facing courtyard garden, reserved exclusively for guests to enjoy. Distant views reach to Barningham Moor, the Stang Forest and beyond. The market town of Barnard Castle and the Bowes Museum are only 1 mile away. The cottage is ideally located for exploring the Durham and Yorkshire Dales as well as the Lake District. The area is particularly suitable for cycling, walking, wild life enthusiasts and sightseeing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"This cottage is outstanding in every way. The conversion has been done with such beauty and simplicity that you feel a sense of joy as you look around. The welcome basket is stocked so generously and with such high quality that you feel spoiled. And the location is perfect. There are so many possible holidays here. Walk, climb hills, explore the river banks, read by the fire. Just don't do it on the dates we want to return. " Sept 2014

"beautiful cottage, far bigger than looks on the photos, with views over the countryside from most windows and secluded courtyard garden. As mentioned by others, great welcome pack with local organic products and home made marmalade (so nice we ate it all!). The North Pennines is England's hidden secret, a lovely area to explore." July 2014

"A lovely warm welcome with a hamper full of goodies (including home-made marmalade), a wood burning stove already laid and a beautiful, spacious home with a fantastic big kitchen and a nice little sun-trap garden. We has a super easter exploring the local town of Barnard castle and the highest waterfall in the England, High Force. The owner Sally was very friendly and even found me a local campsite for my next visit, this time with fishing rods in tow to fish the river Tees. A beautiful home at very reasonable price offering a great stay and lots of good memories." April 2014
Nov 2014
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
27 May 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late season
7 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
On-line payments can also be made through the owners website.
A 20% deposit secures confirmation of a booking and the balance is paid 30 days before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Usually Saturday for weekly stays and Friday or Monday for weekend or mid-week short breaks. Arrivals after 3pm and departures by 10am. Please phone to discuss any specific time and date requirements as we can be more flexible at certain times.

Notes on prices:
3 night weekend breaks from Friday to Monday and 4 night mid-week breaks from Monday to Friday are available at certain periods throughout the year at a cost of £200. Please check booking calendar for availability www.netherwestwick.co.uk

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Barnard Castle in North East England

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite wet room to bedroom 1 with wc, hand basin and shower. There is underfloor heating and bench seating under the waterfall shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Living room with double sofa bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Outside: There is ample parking space to the front of the cottage, with easy access to the double barn doors for unloading. The secluded south facing courtyard garden has tables and chairs for relaxed al fresco dining. Utility Room: A washing service is available on request Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All duvets, bed linen and towels are provided and changed weekly. Extra linen can be provided on request. Other: There is covered storage space for bikes.

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