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Desmond House

Middleton in Teesdale - Yorkshire Dales

A quality cottage within walking distance of the popular town of Middleton in Teessdale.
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
DS056
£508 - £826 per week *

Description

 

Located in the centre of this quaint and characterful upper Teesdale village in the heart of the Durham Dales near Barnard Castle, this period property sleeping five people has been tastefully renovated to provide spacious, well-equipped accommodation. Within walking distance of many amenities including local shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.  With a small, sunny patio garden to the rear in which to sit and enjoy the afternoon sunshine, this quality accommodation is well positioned for walking, sightseeing or mountain biking with many wonderful hillside and riverside walks from the doorstep including the Pennine Way and the Teesdale Way. Desmond House has woodburning stoves both in the dining kitchen and the light and airy lounge.  With window seats to two of the bedrooms and a smart TV in the master this is an ideal property for families or groups of friends looking to holiday together in this beautiful part of Upper Teesdale.

GROUND FLOOR:
Please note there are seven steps up at the gate to the front of the property and a walkway with a slight incline to the entrance. 
Entrance: Door to hallway, Karndean floor, stairs to first floor.
Lounge: Feature stone fireplace with woodburning stove. (welcome pack of fuel provided) Smart TV, comfortable seating, digital radio/cd/Bluetooth speaker, coffee table and French windows to the enclosed patio.
Kitchen/Diner: Electric induction hob, oven, grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, dining table and chairs, stone fire surround with woodburning stove, Karndean flooring, door to back patio area.
Outside shed: Washbasin, toilet.

FIRST FLOOR:
Bedroom 1: King-size bed, wardrobe, dressing table, chair, window seat, smart TV.
Bedroom 2: Zip and Link beds (can be super king-size or twin), walk in wardrobe with chest of drawers, window seat.
Bedroom 3: Single bed, hanging space for clothes.
Bathroom: Large walk in rainfall shower, washbasin, toilet.

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: On the drive at the front of the property for two cars, further parking on the street outside the property on a first come first served basis. 
Heating: Oil central heating, two woodburning stoves.
Garden/Patio:  Paved area with table and chairs and bench to the rear of the property.
Short Breaks: Accepted at any time. 
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable. There is secure cycle storage to the side of the property and a washbasin and toilet in the outside shed.  Travel cot and high chair available.
Shop: 0.2 miles. Pub: 0.1 miles.

Features

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 4 Stars
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Private parking
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Equipped with a highchair
  • Travel cot
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Bath towels included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Nearest shop: 0.2 mile away
  • Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
  • 42 miles from the coast

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Area Information

Middleton-in-Teesdale
Middleton-in-Teesdale A 10 minute walk away is a small market town in County Durham with plenty of pubs, shops and restaurants to choose from. For the more active, Kingsway Centre offers many activities including rock climbing, Gorge walking, Kayaking, raft building and many more. Given the rural setting of the village there are plenty of countryside walks to embark on.

Access Statement

Access Statement

Property Name: Desmond House

Description: House

 

Pre-arrival

The nearest bus stop is: Middleton, 0.15 mile

The nearest train station is: Darlington, 25 mile

The nearest food shop is: Middleton, 0.2 mile

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Middleton, 0.1 mile

The nearest petrol is: Barnard Castle, 10 mile

Mobility equipment hire is: Darlington, 25 mile

 

Arrival and car parking

Type of parking available: On-site

For what sized cars? Medium

Good space to unload once parked? Yes

Number of spaces available:  2

The parking surface is: Concrete

Distance to the property from the parking: At the property

Is parking level? No

Distance to nearest parking area: On-road

Is it pay and display? No

The width of the path to the property is: 1.2m and 0.5m

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 7 or 2

 

Main entrance

How many entrances are there to the property? 2

The doors widths are: 0.86

Keyhole height: 1m

How many steps are there to the entrance:  2

 

Living and dining rooms

The flooring is: Vinyl

The door widths are: 755mm

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes

Is it movable or fixed: Movable

 

Kitchen

The flooring is: Vinyl

The door widths are: 755m

The worktop height is: 0.92m

Is the oven set high or low? Low

The fridge height is: 0.78m

The freezer height is: 0.78m

Is crockery stored high or low? Both

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No

 

Bedrooms and landings

How many floors does the property have: 2

The number of steps between floors is: 13

The flooring is: Carpet

The door widths are: 0.762m, 0.836m, 0.762m

Bed sizes are: 3-4ft, 5ft, 6ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable

 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms

The door widths are: 0.762m

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No

Is there a ground floor WC?: No

Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: No

Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No

The flooring is: Vinyl

 

Outdoor facilities

Permanent seated is provided

There is outside lighting

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)

There are footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired

There are no barriers to entry into any part of the garden

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas

 

General

Is there a land line for guests to use? No

Mobile reception details: WiFi and 4G in area

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No

Any other information:

 

 

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.

 

 

 

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