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The Stables cottage, Raygill Farm

73 reviews
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
20 guests
Minimum stay varies
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The Stables cottage is a spacious 18th century barn conversion, attached to the Wall family home at Raygill Farm. The cottage has generous living areas and an attached courtyard entrance with separate large lawn garden and picnic area, perfect for family and friends enjoying games and BBQ's. Raygill is set in beautiful Teesdale open countryside with rolling hills and surrounding woodland, minutes from the historic town of Barnard Castle and the river Tees. The cottage has 4 bedrooms, including the master en-suite family room with a new luxury bathroom suite. A fully equipped open plan modern kitchen and large dining room, spacious living room with full size pool table, 3 bathrooms with 5 showers, laundry & drying room available, secure outdoor equipment storage ie. mountain bikes, c...The Stables cottage is a spacious 18th century barn conversion, attached to the Wall family home at Raygill Farm. The cottage has generous living areas and an attached courtyard entrance with separate large lawn garden and picnic area, perfect for family and friends enjoying games and BBQ's. Raygill is set in beautiful Teesdale open countryside with rolling hills and surrounding woodland, minutes from the historic town of Barnard Castle and the river Tees. The cottage has 4 bedrooms, including the master en-suite family room with a new luxury bathroom suite. A fully equipped open plan modern kitchen and large dining room, spacious living room with full size pool table, 3 bathrooms with 5 showers, laundry & drying room available, secure outdoor equipment storage ie. mountain bikes, canoes etc. (on request) The cottage is ideal for large groups on holiday or to take part in many local activities utilising the unique position of Raygill to Cycle either locally or on the W2W route, also with many competitions at near by Hamsterley forest, walking routes, bridleways, canoeing/Kayaking, High Force or low force waterfalls on the river Tees, sailing, fishing, shooting, 'Kynren' an epic tale of England at Auckland Castle and much, much more 2016 has seen much improvement in facilities, with all new energy efficient doors & windows, to help with our Green credentials, on top of that a renewable wood-chip biomass boiler which supplies all the farm and houses was installed end of 2015 with the added benefit of keeping the buildings nice and warm for guests in winter months. The en-suite bathroom has had a new all white Savoy suite installed, with an amazing overhead shower. The living room has some larger more comfortable furniture, a full size pool table and a new larger HD TV. We have also repainted most rooms and expect to be completed very soon. The Guest garden has been improved and has a custom built extra large oil drum BBQ perfect for entertaining with plenty of seating, with 3 large heavy duty picnic tables. Car parking has been improved with a guest car park not in front of the building, giving guests more space and better views. The kitchen has had all new, bigger & better electrical appliances fitted. All toilets & showers have had new suites, redecoration and new flooring. We have much more planned coming soon, and look forward to having you stay at the Stables cottage. Peter & Joanne Wall.More
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Peter W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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I usually meet my guests with keys and ask them about their stay and how I might help with local information such as places to eat, drink and visit
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Reviewed 30 July 2019

Stayed here with family and friends for a short break booked following the recommendation of a friend at work and turned out to be a great choice. A beautiful place to stay with plenty of character and a very relaxing vibe. All the amenities were...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Travel53416185255, VR Owner at The Stables cottage, Raygill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Thanks for such a great review and lovely to meet your group, just got the pool table fixed in time for your stay and happy to help with the places to eat, drink etc Looking forward to seeing you all again. Peter

Reviewed 3 June 2019

Reviews like this are always difficult because the owner is a lovely gentleman and is very accommodating, we cannot take that away from him. I went with family to this property, as it goes PERSONALLY i don't think its a family getaway property, i think...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Travel53416185255, VR Owner at The Stables cottage, Raygill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

Hi Thankyou for your review and feedback, it’s good to hear you were happy overall with your stay and found it to be value for money. The areas where you have pointed out that require improvements are on our to do list and we look...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2019

We stayed at the cottage for a hen weekend and very accommodating for 20 ladies. The garden and BBQ area is lovely especially of the weather is great. Even if the weather isn’t so good there is a lot of seating area inside for everyone....More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Travel53416185255, VR Owner at The Stables cottage, Raygill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

Thankyou, and hope to see you back again:)

Reviewed 23 April 2019

Perfect accommodation for a party of 20 ladies for a hen weekend. Excellent value for money. Lovely settings and scenery. Garden area was ideal for games and BBQ. The host was very accommodating and helpful. Great kitchen area with ample seating and a big fridge....More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank LJKerry
Travel53416185255, VR Owner at The Stables cottage, Raygill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

Great to hear your positive feedback Thanks Peter

Reviewed 23 April 2019

Great location with gorgeous views 20 hens had a fantastic weekend in the cottage and the owner was very accommodating The barbecue area was fantastic and the great weather definitely helped I would recommend the cottage for a great girlie weekend

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Ashes300
Travel53416185255, VR Owner at The Stables cottage, Raygill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2019

Thanks for your kind review and hope to have you return.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Barnard Castle Near Richmond is a Norman Castle set on the banks of the River Tees, the town has built around the castle over the years and still keeps its original authentic look. Shopping in the town has really changed over the years going from a farming market town to what is more becoming a boutique experience. One of the best kept secrets is the ever increasing places of high quality places to eat supported by fantastic local produce. Local produce is sold throughout the town and displayed at markets on selected weekends. Many attractions and activities can be found here to make a stay very memorable such as; cycling, canoeing, walking, climbing, off-roading, sailing, shooting & fishing all set in stunning landscape abundant in natural flora and fauna.
Getting around
Bus routes are available connecting from our road end via Barnard castle connecting locally There are lots of footpaths and cycleways from your doorstep
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