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The Dovecote

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Romaldkirk, near Barnard Castle, County Durham
Grade 4 Star rating
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Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Pets0
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Description

This romantic retreat is the perfect base from which to explore the area, with plenty of footpaths and walkways close by.

Situated in the peaceful and quaint village of Romaldkirk, which is nestled within the Dales, this detached barn conversion, adjacent to the owner’s home, really is the perfect location for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet romantic break, a walking or cycling holiday, or just to really explore the beauty of the surrounding areas. Nestled between Swaledale and Weardale, Romaldkirk lies in Teesdale, which is a peaceful haven of tranquillity, nature and ever changing landscapes. Perfect for walkers, The Dovecote is right at the heart of many established public footpaths and walkways. Ideal for walkers of all abilities, there is some stunning scenery and leisurely strolls along the side of the river to more taxing trails along the rugged fells. The Teesway footpath is easily accessible and takes guests through to the village of Cotherstone and beyond, or maybe head towards Mickleton and then even further afield towards Middleton-in-Teesdale. Other walks lead towards the reservoirs of Grassholme or across towards Hury. In the heart of Romaldkirk is an award-winning pub and restaurant, so why not enjoy a lovely meal on the walk back towards the property. A little further afield, guests will be able to leave their car behind at the Bowlees Visitor Centre and then walk along to two of the most incredible waterfalls in the area, Low Force and High Force. This is also an ideal spot for guests who are wanting a more peaceful holiday with the chance to visit and explore some of the local historic attractions and National Trust properties, there are many to visit in the area. Egglestone Hall and Gardens is just 2 miles away, Bowes Museum is 6 miles, and definitely an attraction worth a visit, Raby Castle with it’s famous deer that graze in the grounds, is 12 miles. Barnard Castle, 6 miles, is a historic market town that offers a quaint high street that is bustling with antiques shops, restaurants, bistros and cafes. 30 miles away, guests will be able to take a day trip to the city of Durham, where there are boutiques, shops, restaurants, bistros and also a theatre and leisure centre. Take a day trip to the beautiful scenery of the Lake District which is a mere 45-mile drive away. Shop 4½ miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Ground Floor:
Living room: With electric wood burner, 32" Freeview TV and stone floor.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, SMEG fridge/freezer, washing machine and stone floor.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
First Floor:
Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request) and beams.

Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Small, enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 10

    05/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 04/05/2018
    Absolutely fantastic.


  • 8

    24/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 13/04/2018
    Very clean and comfortable cottage decorated to high standard and great luxury touches like welcome hamper and dressing gowns & slippers


  • 9

    07/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2018
    We would recommend, the cottage has everything you could want. quiet setting, high standard of accommodation, comfortable and lots of nicely touches.


  • 10

    17/02/2018
    Confirmed guest, 16/02/2018
    Absolutely brilliant love it, cottage was amazing and Helen and Simon were great, will definitely being going back in the future.


  • 10

    16/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 04/12/2017
    With out any doubt the Dovecote Cottage is the best cottage we have stayed in. The owners where fantastic Lovely welcoming people and nothing was a problem. We really did not want to go home and for me this is a first. The cottage is fantastic inside and out. There was a welcome pack in the cottage and was well received and the contents where gorgeous. The family in my eyes could of done no more to make our stay any more relaxing and enjoyable. I can only say that we are looking forward to the day we return. The Dovecote cottage is excellent value for money !


  • 10

    05/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 27/10/2017
    Great little cottage in a quiet rural location with a welcoming,,friendly owner. Easy to get to lots of places of interest by car. Good walks from the village.


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