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Arrow Cottage

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Witton-le-Wear, County Durham
Grade 5 Star rating
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Sleeps15
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms3
Pets 2

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  • Over 30 years experience
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Description

A beautifully furnished 18th century cottage, complete with large enclosed garden and games room, ideal for families or friends celebrating a special occasion.

Set in the heart of the ‘picture-postcard’ Anglo Saxon village of Witton-le-Wear - steeped in history with its 12th-century tower, Norman church and views of the 15th-century Witton Castle, where fishing is available on their beautiful lakes. This attractive large house (built circa 1780) provides spacious living accommodation for families and/or friends to get together or to celebrate a special occasion. Adjoining another property, Arrow Cottage has lovely gardens together with river walks and the renowned Low barns Nature reserve nearby where visitors can relax and unwind, making this a tranquil and peaceful holiday retreat. Arrow Cottage is a 5 bedroomed family cottage, with rooms set out to cater for family groups of 10 adults, 5 children and/or 2 babies/toddlers or combinations thereof to a maximum of 17. Perfectly located to explore this magnificent Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - starting in the quiet picturesque village, which has two good real ale pubs on hand. The Wear Valley area is noted for its outstanding natural beauty and diversity of wildlife together with beautiful breathtaking scenery, peppered with small villages bustling with hospitality for locals and visitors alike. Hamsterley Forest, with its pathways, cycleways, bridleways and numerous sporting and leisure activities, lies 4 miles to the west. Durham city is 15 miles away with its majestic cathedral, cobbled streets, eateries and galleries. Raby Castle with its 200-acre deer park and fine medieval interior is a short drive, while Beamish Museum, one of the largest and most interesting working museums of its kind, can be enjoyed by the whole family, and is only a 30-minute drive. The local towns of Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland are within easy reach, with Auckland Castle and Bowes Museum being excellent tourist attractions. Shop 1½ miles, pubs in village.

Beamed living room with decorative cast-iron fireplace, wooden floor. Beamed dining room with decorative cast-iron range, wooden floor. Step down to large well-equipped kitchen with electric range, slate floor, and door to patio. Sitting room with open fire, wooden floor, door to patio. Steps down to beamed games room with TV, slate floor and access to garden. Separate toilet. Stairs to double bedroom with additional single bed (for +1 child) with en-suite bathroom with corner bath, shower attachment and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed. Two further double bedrooms, each with decorative fireplace; one with high beamed ceiling, 5ft bed and additional single bed (for +1 child), one with 5ft four-poster bed, additional bunk beds (for +2 children) and wooden floor. Twin bedroom with decorative fireplace additional single bed (for +1) and wooden floor. Bathroom with cast-iron claw-foot bath, bidet and toilet. Walk-in tiled shower room and toilet. Separate toilet.

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Electricity and full central heating included (October-March £50per week, £25 per short break)
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Two travel cots
  • Two high chairs
  • Two TVs
  • Two DVDs (large library)
  • 5-ring electric Rangemaster (double oven)
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large enclosed south-facing garden, patio terrace and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Garage (for 1 car); parking (for 1 car); extra roadside parking (3 cars)
  • Cycle storage
  • Games room with sofa, pool table, darts and various games/toys
  • Pets free of charge
  • No smoking

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Customer's choice
    Customer's choice
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Free Pets
    Free Pets
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
    Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    26/04/2017
    Confirmed guest, 17/04/2017
    It was an amazing holdiay with family and friends. Very helpful owners and fabulous location. I love the property , so child friednly. We were 13 of us with 5 children and there was ample of space left out to accomodate more. I would 100% recommend it.


  • 10

    01/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 24/02/2017
    Had an amazing holiday. Cottage was superb for children. Towel rations were brilliant, no need to take any. Owners were lovely and accommodating. Welcome pack of eggs, bread butter etc lovely touch. Lots to do for families around such as witton castle and hanpsterly Forrest. Kids loved games room. Thank you


  • 9

    19/02/2017
    Confirmed guest, 06/02/2017
    The best thing I can say is that I would return here everything you need for a relaxing holiday lovely cottage for large groups.


  • 10

    03/12/2016
    Confirmed guest, 28/11/2016
    My family visited Arrow Cottage to celebrate my dad's 70th birthday. We had 7 adults and 5 children. Everyone had a fabulous time at this very beautiful cottage. It had everything you could possibly want and more - very well equipped. On arrival I was greeted by the very friendly owner Val who had a lovely blazing fire going for us and a huge welcome pack of bread, milk, fruit juice, eggs, butter, fruit and a huge box of shortbread - which was a lovely surprise. Val could not do enough for us. The cottage was very large and spacious but cosy as well and beautifully decorated. There was a lovely garden which would be great in the summer with amazing views over Weardale. The cottage had an array of games for adults and children, dvds and cds. The games room has a pool table, football table and tv with x-box and loads of x-box games. The children were very well entertained. Everyone commented that the beds were very comfortable as well. The men were happy because directly across the road is a very traditional cosy pub and another pub down the road. The owners also provided a wealth of information about the local sights and lots of information about local walks - if you are a walker it will be paradise for you. I could not recommend this cottage highly enough, can't wait to go back!


  • 9

    19/11/2016
    Confirmed guest, 14/11/2016
    Lovely cosy cottage, well stocked kitchen and games room was a hit. Beautiful furniture and luxury furnished throughout. Generous welcome pack on arrival. Owners no hassle or fuss to deal with. Neighbours took the effort to wave and say hello!


  • 10

    30/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 05/09/2016
    A fabulous stay in a charming and delightful cottage. Beautiful location. A very warm welcome. Would highly recommend.


  • 9

    20/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 26/08/2016
    Arrow Cottage is spacious, well- equipped, and a warm welcome awaits visitors. The dinning room table was filled with goodies when we arrived. The toys and games, DVd's, books and teddies for the kids were just amazing. There were lovely comfy beds, piles of fluffy towels tied up with ribbon and in the kitchen enough pots and pans to keep any cook happy. The terrace has fine views over the valley and is excellent for birthday celebrations. Julie popped over mid week to replenish our supply of freshly laid eggs...How lovely is that?


  • 8

    19/08/2016
    Confirmed guest, 12/08/2016
    Very good location, excellent responsive support from the proprietor


  • 9

    15/06/2016
    Confirmed guest, 05/06/2016
    Great cottage ,great welcome pack,great weekend


  • 10

    23/06/2016
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2016
    On arriving at the cottage we where welcomed by Val the owner who was lovely , my jaw dropped when we walked in it was beautiful , the kitchen had everything you needed and the bedrooms where lovely with lovely bed linen. Val had left us a fab welcome pack lots of fruit chocolates biscuites tea coffee milk etc . We where a party of 15 and everyone had a wonderful weeks stay. There was so much to see and do, there where lovely walks close by. The games room was a great hit with adults and kids, lots of games videos and books. We would definitely recommend this cottage. Thanks Val and Phil,


  • 10

    21/05/2016
    Confirmed guest, 16/05/2016
    We had a really lovely weekend, there were 13 of us for a family birthday weekend. The cottage is beautiful and very well equipped with a lovely back garden. There were cupboards full of games for the kids who were entertained non-stop. The owner who greeted us was really lovely and she left us a lovely welcome pack. The area is really nice, as is the village itself, with 2 pubs. I would highly recommend and cannot fault a thing.


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