Overlooking the River Wear, these superb conversions of the barn, old byre and stables provide a wonderful holiday retreat. Surrounded by unspoilt countryside and is set in a haven of peace and tranquillity. Adjoining one another, they lie within an attractive courtyard setting, complemented by a fountain and shrubberies. All the properties have been tastefully refurbished and are full of character and charm, with shared use of lovely grounds, children’s play area, summer house and games room. The pretty village of Frosterley has shops and pubs, with walks in every direction along Weardale. Described as England’s ’last wilderness’, and possibly one of the best kept secrets, the Durham Dales are situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hexham (with stately abbey) is a good day trip out, as well as the splendid cathedral city of Durham, 15 miles. NB: Refs 24969, 24970, 24971 and 23712 (also on the same site) can be booked together to accommodate up to 27 guests.
Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower cubicle and toilet (adapted for less mobile guests). Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with corner bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Gas woodburner in living room inc. W/machine. T/dryer. Freezer. Ample parking.
All properties: Gas CH, gas, elec, bed linen and towels inc. Cot and h/chair by arrangement with owner. DVD. CD. M/wave. Gas hob. Elec oven. D/washer. Wi-fi. Shared use of owner’s landscaped gardens with lawned terraces, children’s swings and summer house. Shared patio and furniture. Shared BBQ. Shared games room with pool table. Shared 1/2-acre courtyard. No smoking. NB: Pond 2 metres, pond 30 metres and 6 steps in grounds.