Barn Cottage

Barn Cottage, Teesdale, County Durham

Sleeps 4/5 – an extra bed can be fitted in the double bedroom  This cottage can accept a cot

 This cottage has staircases and an upstairs bathroom which may make it difficult for people with mobility problems. 

 Smoking is not allowed in this cottage

 Pets are welcome in this cottage – read our pet guidelines.

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Barn Cottage is a very popular cottage due to the large downstairs living area, with separate kitchen, dining room and living room.

Decor: Barn Cottage has wood effect flooring downstairs and in the bathroom. It is decorated in attractive country style with cream walls. Pictures in all the rooms are original works and often for sale.

Barn Cottage Living Room, Teesdale, County Durham Holiday Cottage

Living Room: The living room is dominated by the large arch-shaped window looking out on the garden and to the fields and woodland beyond.

With high beamed ceilings, exposed stonework and interesting wall niches, the room reflects the building’s original use as a barn.

The room, which is 3.5m x 4.5m, is lit by wall lighting and standard lamps. It contains a comfortable three piece suite, occasional tables and an Indian rug on the floor. An electric flame effect fire supplements the central heating.

An open stairway leads upstairs from the living room.

Dining Room, Barn Cottage, East Briscoe (Teesdale, County Durham self catering accommodation)

Dining Room: This 3.1m x 4.7m high-ceilinged room contains a substantial table with six dining chairs for relaxed family dinners and is lit by wall lights.  With additional tables, it can accommodate a group of up to 16.

A corner unit contains books and games. A window looks out over the field at the back of the cottage – sometimes some horses also look back in.

King Size Bedroom, Barn Cottage, (East Briscoe, Teesdale Accommodation)

Bedroom 1: A 4.7 m x 3.2 m double bedroom with views to the front and rear of the cottage. The high, beamed ceilings, sophisticated bed-linen, wicker arm chair and pine wardrobe, bedside tables and dressing table give the room a modern country feel. There is room for an additional folding bed. The window has a blackout roller blind as well as curtains to keep out the morning sun until you are ready to wake up.

Twin Bedroom, Barn Cottage, East Briscoe (County Durham Accommodation)

Bedroom 2: A 2.6m x 2.3m, twin bedroom with a view over fields at the front of the cottage. There is a built in wardrobe and vanity unit.

Bathroom: The modernised bathroom contains a WC, wash basin with lever taps and bath with lever taps and an over-bath shower. The flooring is a quality wood effect vinyl and the 2.3 x 2.6m room is lit with halogen downlighters.

Kitchen: The fully-equipped 2.9m x 3.5m kitchen has pine kitchen units, electric hob and oven/grill, a microwave and a dishwasher.

Heating: All heating comes from a central heating system which uses wood biomass. There is a thermostat control and each radiator can also be adjusted. There is a wood-effect electric fire in the living room.

Electrical equipment: Colour TV with Freeview, DVD player, radio/CD player, radio, vacuum cleaner, iron, hairdryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave.


Outside Parking : The cottage is near the car park and there is space immediately outside the cottage where a car may be drawn up for loading and unloading.

Patio : There is a patio area which extends over the whole front of the cottage. It is stone flagged with table and chairs. There is space for the portable barbecue