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Pear Tree Cottage

Bishop Auckland 1.5 miles. Nestled on the outskirts of the pretty village of Escomb, in County Durham, is this delightful stone cottage. Pear Tree Cottage has been completely renovated into a stylish holiday home, ideal for a couple. Stepping through the front door, you are greeted to a wonderful open-plan living space, offering a large sofa and armchair where you can curl up and unwind in front of the wall-mounted TV, while catching up on your favourite shows. The dining area has seating for four people and is a wonderful social space for couples to dine together. The kitchen is amply-equipped with high-quality appliances so you can rustle up a lovely home-cooked meal, or a hearty breakfast before starting your day. Follow the spiral staircase up to the first floor, hosting two bedrooms; one double and one twin. Each bedrooms offers a stunning original stone wall feature, giving the property a wealth of character and a warm ambience upon entering. The family shower room has quality fixtures and fittings with a glossy finish. To the front of the cottage is an enclosed gravelled area, which offers a place to sit and enjoy a refreshing beverage - or step into the large hot tub and let those bubbling jets wash away those aches and pains from the day. Off-road parking is available for one car. Situated across the road from the property is a delightful stables, which offers horse riding opportunities. Take a long walk or drive into the bustling market town of Bishop Auckland, where you will discover a range of local sites that are a must-see on your holiday. The Auckland Project is a visitor's destination, comprising of the magnificent Auckland Castle. This castle was the home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, featuring a walled garden, deer park and the famous Auckland Tower with a viewing platform, museum and galleries. A fabulous destination for those interested in the history of the area. The town offers more than 200 shops, both traditional and independent, including boutiques and a selection of pubs and restaurants for some fine food and real ale. Situated a few miles away from the edge of the North Pennines AONB, with plenty of pathways for walking and cycling opportunities, and boasting stunning countryside views along the way. Return to Pear Tree Cottage for a relaxing evening with your loved ones.

Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x twin, suitable for children only. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.

Amenities for Rental

Electric heating, electric fire Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, TV Fuel and power inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Off-road parking for one car Enclosed gravelled area with furniture and hot tub Sorry, no smoking Shop 1.9 miles and pub 0.5 miles Note: There is no WiFi at this property Note: the property has a narrow spiral staircase and may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility, Property will only accommodate a maximum of 2 adults Note: The hot tub is only available until 10.30pm Please note: No noise after 11pm, maximum of 2 visitors allowed and must leave by 9pm and cannot park on site Note: one well behaved, non-shedding, small dog allowed Please note: this property cannot accept vans or accommodate electric cars Note: Hot tub is subject to availability from previous guests Note: there are glamping pods on a lovely site next to this property with a wedding ceremony cabin and teepee also available for intimate wedding celebrations. The property itself is fully licensed as a wedding venue and the owner can also help provide cakes and afternoon tea Please call the office for further details Please note: Good Houskeeping Bond of £75 payable on arrival by card.

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In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

The Gables
Bishop Auckland
Yorkshire Dales - North
DL14 7SR

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