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A delightful end-terrace stone cottage situated in the pretty village of Mickleton-in-Teesdale, eight miles from Barnard Castle. This is a cosy cottage for two with a well-equipped kitchen, and a lovely ground floor shower room with travertine stone tiles including a spacious walk-in shower. The sitting room with dining area also has a woodburning stove to relax in front of on those chilly evenings. Upstairs there is a spacious bedroom complete with a TV and a period fireplace. Outside there is a lawned area and a small patio, ideal to enjoy a morning coffee. The village has two pubs within walking distance and the town at Middleton-in-Teesdale, two miles away, offers a good selection of shops. The village itself is located at the joining of the River Lune as its leaves Lunesdale and it is close to Mickle Fell, Stainmore Forest and several reservoirs including Selset and Grassholme which all afford glorious walking, vistas and opportunities for birdwatching. Also just behind Mickleton on the Lunedale Hills looms the Bronze Age burial site of Kirkcarrion. This attractive area is also steeped in history with several historic properties to visit including Barnard Castle, medieval Raby Castle, where the northern uprising for Queen Mary of Scotland was plotted, and Aukland Castle. The fascinating and important Bowes Museum said to be one of the most important outside of London, was purpose built in the 19th century with a French style for ordinary people to enjoy extraordinary art and craft is well worth a vist. This museum houses some valuable European well-known artists work, as well as having textiles and art exhibitions and a delicious café. This delightful cottage is situated in an interesting and attractive area with much to discover locally. Further afield there is easy access to the Western Lakes and Yorkshire Dales. A cosy welcoming cottage in an ideal location for exploring and enjoying your holiday at any time of the year.

Mostly ground floor. One first floor double bedroom. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.

Amenities for Rental

Oil central heating with woodburning stove Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Off road parking for 1 car and additional roadside parking to the front of the property on first come, first served basis Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture One well-behaved pet welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk Note: Property is 10 yards from village high street, there may be some associated road noise Note: Adults only.

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Listing Updated: 01/08/2021

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In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

Barnard Castle
Yorkshire Dales - North
DL12 0LL

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


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