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Wear View Cottage

Hamsterley 2 miles. A detached, stone-built, 17th century converted cow byre, on the owner's non-working farm, in a rural location close to Hamsterley Forest in the heart of County Durham. This single-storey cottage has been tastefully furnished to provide comfortable accommodation for friends or small families wishing to explore this beautiful area. The sitting room has a warming woodburning stove and comfortable sofas, which are great for curling up and relaxing on after a long day cycling or walking. Two cosy bedrooms, consisting of a double and twin, a bathroom and fitted kitchen with handy dining area, provide you with all you could want for a break in the countryside. To the front of this County Durham cottage there is a paved area with furniture, ideal for alfresco dining or a glass of something cold after exploring the surrounding area. The River Wear and open rolling fields are just a short stroll away, great for getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and there are lots to see and do in the area. Situated between this lovely holiday home and Bishop Auckland is The Kynren Project, offering spectacular evening performances showcasing the history of the area from Roman times to the present day. Other attractions in the area include Hamsterley Forest, which is renowned for its challenging cycle trails, Barnard Castle, Bowes Museum, High Force and Durham Cathedral. A little further afield are the delights of the Northumberland Heritage Coastline, or you can simply enjoy countryside walks from the doorstep of this cottage, or practice your new-found astronomy skills in the field in front of the house. This charming cottage is perfect for a relaxing County Durham break .Note: This property is next to Ref 955576, together they sleep 8.

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities for Rental

Oil central heating with woodburning stove Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome Cot and highchair on request Off road parking for 2 cars Lockable bike storage and cleaning area Shared front courtyard with furniture Sorry no smoking Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles River Wear 5 mins walk Note: There are sheep and horses in the surrounding fields Note: The approach road to the cottage is approx. 0.6 miles of unpaved and uneven farm road, as long as the road is taken very slowly it can be used by everyday vehicles Note: A 10% discount is available on entrance to The Kynren Project by prior arrangement with the owner Note: Guests who wish to use the adjacent paddock are encouraged to call prior to booking for further information

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Rooms 2 ยท Sleeps 4

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

Edge Knoll Farm
Bishop Auckland
Yorkshire Dales - North
DL13 3PF

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs








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