Exterior | High Bank Farm, Southside, Butterknowle
Exterior | High Bank Farm, Southside, Butterknowle
Southside, Butterknowle

High Bank Farm

  • Sleeps up to 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Up to 2 pets allowed
Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio


out of 5

Boasting a lovely rural setting, this spacious detached house is a great base for exploring the many attractions of County Durham and beyond.
1 step to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Living room: Freeview Smart TV
Living Room 2: Smart TV, Woodburner
Kitchen/dining room: Woodburner, Electric Cooker, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher
Utility Room: Washing Machine
Separate Toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Double (4ft 6in) Bed Ensuite: Cubicle Shower, Heated Towel Rail, Toilet
Bedroom 2: Double (4ft 6in) Bed
Bedroom 3: 2 x Single (3ft) Beds
Bathroom 1: Bath, Cubicle Shower, Heated Towel Rail, Toilet
Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Highchair. Welcome pack. Enclosed rear garden with patio, sitting out area and garden furniture. 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on leads at all times. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced pond in the paddock area.
High Bank farm is a lovely, detached property in its own grounds, situated in the picturesque Durham Dales, on the cusp of the Weardale Valley and surrounded by rolling fields and open countryside. The farmhouse offers a high level of comfort, and accommodating up to six people, has plenty of space both inside and out. Surrounding the property are lawned gardens and a south facing patio set with furniture to sit and admire the views. Guests to be aware there is an unfenced pond in the paddock beyond, popular with the local birds and wildlife, children must be supervised in this area and dogs are to be kept on a lead when outside of the enclosed garden.
Cyclists, ramblers and leisurely walkers will find many walks and cycle paths for guests of all abilities and ages that will take guests on towards nearby villages and towns including Wackerfield, 5 miles, Barnard Castle, 8½ miles, and Piercebridge, 12 miles. The closest pub is a mere 2-mile walk away in the nearby village of Butterknowle, and there is also a super fish and chip shop in the nearby village of Cockfield. Nearby in the market town of Bishop Auckland (8 miles) visitors can enjoy the spectacular Kynren show from July to September each year. This epic tale of England spans 2000 years and features a cast and crew of over 1000 volunteers, accompanied by magnificent sets, pyrotechnics, and a captivating soundtrack. Visit Hamsterley Forest, a delightful 2000-hectare site (8 miles) with popular walking trails, cycling routes, orienteering, and picnic spots, including the famous Gruffalo Trail. Nearby, the vibrant market town of Barnard Castle, has a weekly farmers market, riverside walks, local pubs, restaurants, and shops. Bowes Museum is a firm favourite too with beautiful galleries, events and displays.
Guests of all ages will love Raby Castle, which can also be reached within a short drive, where over two hundred deer wander the grounds. The property is also perfect for guests wanting to visit the cathedral city of Durham and is only a 30-minute drive away. This is a city that thrives all year round, and popular tourist attractions include the theatre, Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral, as well as many designer boutiques and shops. Festivals throughout the year include a jazz festival, book week and arts week, and the Lumiere Festival held every other year.


Detached Property
Enclosed Garden or Patio
Highchair Available
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Shower Cubicle
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please