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



Updated: 23-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online


West Cottage - sleeps 4, Family Friendly, Short Breaks possible

West Cottage is all ground floor accommodation. The Lounge is comfortable and cosy with Freeview TV/DVD/Radio. The French windows lead out to the patio with quality patio furniture over looking the surrounding countryside. The large twin aspect Dining Kitchen is fully fitted with fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave oven and washer/dryer. The Bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have anti allergy duvet and pillows with luxury bed linen. The Bathroom is well equipped with bath/shower, WC and heated towel rail. 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. Pets are not allowed in West Cottage.

About the property

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.

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23 June, 2017

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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 01723 373461

Weekly bookings Saturday to Saturday for North Cottage and West Cottage and Friday to Friday for East Cottage can be made directly through our website, otherwise please contact Julie Metcalfe, telephone 01723 373461.

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


great cottage

  • 5 of 5

lovely cottages....nicely decorated and had everything you could need for staying in

had friends in the east cottage and it was great too....everybody enjoyed themselves

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Teesside at 26 Miles Nearest Ferry : Newcastle at 50 Miles Nearest Train : Darlington at 20 Miles Nearest Motorway : M6 at 35 Miles Nearest Beach : at 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.


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural


  • forests

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed


  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only