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North Cottage self-catering cottage, peaceful rural location - dog friendly

6 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Thwaite Cottages on the Scargill Estate are two secluded luxury self-catering holiday cottages, West Cottage and North Cottage, converted from the original Thwaite Farmhouse and Barns in 2006. These self catering cottages all have stunning views over the beautiful countryside of Teesdale, near Barnard Castle. The Scargill Estate itself encompasses attractive moorland and woodland, featuring abundant wildlife of special interest to bird enthusiasts. There are numerous lovely walks on the moor and along the River Greta. The stunning rural location of Thwaite Cottages is only 15 minutes drive to the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, 15 minutes from the town of Barnard Castle, and 45 minutes from Durham City. The cottages are all furnished to a very high standard and very well equipp...Thwaite Cottages on the Scargill Estate are two secluded luxury self-catering holiday cottages, West Cottage and North Cottage, converted from the original Thwaite Farmhouse and Barns in 2006. These self catering cottages all have stunning views over the beautiful countryside of Teesdale, near Barnard Castle. The Scargill Estate itself encompasses attractive moorland and woodland, featuring abundant wildlife of special interest to bird enthusiasts. There are numerous lovely walks on the moor and along the River Greta. The stunning rural location of Thwaite Cottages is only 15 minutes drive to the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, 15 minutes from the town of Barnard Castle, and 45 minutes from Durham City. The cottages are all furnished to a very high standard and very well equipped, providing home comforts ideal for families and couples alike. They each sleep four guests, have gardens with patio furniture and lots of parking space. North Cottage has a twin aspect tastefully furnished sitting room with views across the open countryside and a traditional open log fire (logs provided). The French windows open and lead onto the patio and large fenced garden. There is a bright, spacious and fully fitted dining/kitchen with a very well equipped kitchen. The Master Bedroom is on the ground floor and has a King size bed, wardrobe, bedside cabinets and lamps, cheval mirror and chest of drawers. The family bathroom has a bath/shower, WC and heated towel rail. The twin bedroom is on the first floor and has two single beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers and chair. The en suite bathroom has a bath/shower, WC and heated towel rail. There is a large fenced garden in the back and parking is available in front of the cottage. - Dogs welcome at £20. - High chair and travel cot (please bring own bedding) available on request. - Short breaks possible, please ask! - Please note our office hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday - we'll respond as soon as we can.More
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Country Cottage H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
We will send you arrival details and directions as soon as your reservation is confirmed and paid in full. The keys are in a key safe (we'll also send you the code) and the cottage will be prepared and ready for your arrival. Although we are not there in person, we (Christina or Julie) are only a phone call away if you need anything during your stay.
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Reviewed 23 June 2019

Quiet location with beautiful views over open country. Well-appointed, very clean and spacious. A well-tended lawn with large patio at the rear and adequate parking space at the front of the property. Ideal spot for walkers and bird-watchers. A feeling of remoteness but within 2...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Relax630350, VR Owner at North Cottage self-catering cottage, peaceful rural location - dog friendly, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2019

Thank you for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your stay at our very special cottages! We look forward to welcoming you back. Christina at Country Cottage Holiday

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely cottage in beautiful countryside. Peacefull and relaxing. Well equipped warm lovely comfy bed. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely go again

Date of stay: September 2018
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Relax630350, VR Owner at North Cottage self-catering cottage, peaceful rural location - dog friendly, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you so much for your nice words about the lovely North Cottage in Scargill! Really happy you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back another time. Best wishes Christina at Country Cottage Holiday

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Lovely location - we will always think of it as the curlew holiday due to the numbers calling late evening and early morning! The facilities were above and beyond excellent although due to a dodgy hip and partially sighted husband a hand rail in one...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Diryley
Management response:Responded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much for a lovely review of North Cottage and please come back another time! Christina at Country Cottage Holiday

Reviewed 18 April 2018

We loved it, the house is super spacious and well equipped. The kids loved it, especially when it snowed and looking out onto fields with 30 baby bunnies and newborn lambs was an experience. Very close to Barnard Castle which is a good market town,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank AMK1245
Management response:Responded 20 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we hope you'll be back to Thwaite Cottages - or any of our other cottages ;) soon! Christina at Country Cottage Holiday

Reviewed 28 February 2018

We came here in snow and strong winds and were instantly surprised at how warm and cosy the cottage was. It was beautifully equipped with everything you could need and more besides. Spent one wonderful morning watching it snow through the kitchen window while we...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank andyndeb3
Management response:Responded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review - Thwaite Cottages are very special indeed - delighted you enjoyed your stay! Christina at Country Cottage Holiday

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Patio
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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A car / your own transport is essential for your stay at Thwaite Cottages. The location is very rural and around 5 miles from the nearest town of Barnard Castle. Plenty of parking available.
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