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The Old Barn - Westgate

Westgate, County Durham
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Sky TV
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At a glance

  • Self-catering, stone cottage with a cosy and warm atmosphere
  • Original features from the 1800’s such as exposed wooden beams, a stone fireplace and exposed, stone walls
  • Surrounded by breath-taking views of the Wear valley
  • Patio and barbeque for cooking on warm evenings
  • Stunning walking and cycling paths, nearby routes include an electric bike network
  • Countryside location with animals onsite with friendly horses and sheep nearby
Property code: CN230

Newly Refurbished with New Photos coming soon.

Perfect place to stay to see the spectacular, live and open-air action show 'Kynren' Summer 2018.
This attractive, stone built, country cottage set in glorious surroundings in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the North Pennines, was converted from a former byre built in the 19th Century. The Old Barn offers an excellent standard of self-catering accommodation while retaining much of its original charm. The cottage still has many of its original features from the 1800’s such as exposed wooden beams, a stone fireplace and exposed, stone walls.
The views of the Wear valley are simply breath-taking and you will feel you are in a truly relaxing place with friendly horses nearby and springtime lambs frolicking in the surrounding fields.
The cottage has two good size bedrooms sleeping up to 4 and 2 reception rooms, multi fuel stoves and oil fired central heating making this a warm and cosy choice all year round! Outside there is a charcoal BBQ for cooking al fresco and a lovely patio area and picnic table to relax and take in the views. Parking for 2 cars. The cottage is set within 6 acres and is located at the top of a steep farm track with animals on site.
Ideal for people who love exploring and great for walkers and cyclists as there are many paths and routes nearby including an electric bike network. If you would like to explore further afield, both Newcastle and Northumberland are within easy reach. During your stay at The Old Barn, a visit to Highforce Waterfall, Hadrians Wall and Raby Castle make great days out. Also, local activities include open air swimming, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking and archery. There are lots of lovely touches by the owner, you can be sure of a warm welcome at The Old Barn.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double
  • 1 bathroom - shower over a bath and WC
  • Electric range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Garden table and chairs, BBQ
  • Multi-fuel wood burner - initial supply of logs and coal provided (additional supplies can be bought from the owner or local suppliers)
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Bed linen included
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub in village, shop within walking distance
  • Bike storage available
  • SkyTV
  • Radio, books and games

This property is personally managed by Nicola.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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